NEET 2017 Cutoff


NEET 2017 CutoffNEET 2017 Cutoff – CBSE has released the cutoff of NEET 2017 along with the result on June 23. NEET cutoff 2017 is the minimum qualifying marks set by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to shortlist candidates for the counselling rounds. A total of 6,11,739 candidates is shortlisted for NEET 2017 counselling. The NEET 2017 cutoff marks are made available as per the category of test takers. NEET cutoff 2017 has been prepared depending upon various factors such as the number of candidates appeared for exam, a difficulty level of paper, availability of seats in MBBS and BDS courses, etc. To qualify in the test, General category candidates must score at least 131 marks (50 percentile), whereas, SC/ST/OBC must score at least 107 marks (40 percentile). Among all the qualified candidates, top 15% rank holders will be eligible to participate in NEET counselling for the 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats. Based on cutoff, the rank for participating in NEET counselling for the AIQ seats will be prepared. Around 13,000 candidates will be offered admission to the MBBS and BDS seats of 180 medical and dental colleges (approx.) under All India Quota seats. Last year, a total of 19,325 candidates selected for participating in counselling under AIQ 15% seats. For more information on NEET 2017 cutoff, read the article below. 

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NEET 2017 Cutoff (Qualifying)

The category wise NEET qualifying cutoff 2017 is being provided in the table below. The qualifying cutoff for the General category is 50th percentile i.e. candidates must score at least 131 marks. Go through the table below to check NEET 2017 qualifying cut off for various categories.

Category Qualifying Percentile Cut off Score Range
General/Unreserved  50th percentile 697 – 131
SC/ST/OBC  40th percentile 130 – 107
General/Unreserved (PH)  45th percentile 130 – 118
SC/ST/OBC (PH)  40th percentile 130 – 107

NEET Cutoff 2017 Scores – Overall (Category-wise)

Candidates who appeared in NEET 2017 have to secure the NEET 2017 cut off score as per their category to qualify the exam. Based on the cut off score, different states, deemed and private medical colleges will prepare their merit list for providing admission to MBBS and BDS seats in their respective colleges. The domicile opted by candidates will also be considered for admission to the State medical colleges. The table below provides the number of shortlisted candidates and the range of marks required according to the category of candidates.

Category Marks range No. of Candidates
Others 697-131 543473
OBC 130-107 47382
SC 130-107 14599
ST 130-107 6018
Others – PH 130-118 67
OBC-PH 130-107 152
SC-PH 130-107 38
ST-PH 130-107 10

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NEET cutoff 2017 Percentile – 15% All India Quota Seats

The NEET 2017 cut off for All India Quota seats has been declared by CBSE along with the result. Candidates securing equal to or more than prescribed 15% AIQ cut off to be allowed to participate in NEET 2017 counselling. The NEET 2017 15%  AIQ cutoff will be updated as soon as it will be released by CBSE. According to last year cutoff analysis, general category candidates who had scored marks between 685 to 468 out of 720 were allowed to participate in counselling.

NEET cutoff 2016 for 15% All India Quota Seats

For a better understanding, candidates can check the previous year NEET cutoff and number of candidates for 15% All India Quota seats for different categories.

Category Marks range No. of Candidates
Others 685-468 14315
OBC 468-465 230
SC 468-352 2815
ST 466-303 1427
Others – PH 466-314 430
OBC-PH 213-210 10
SC-PH 209-130 75
ST-PH 213-118 23

NEET Cutoff 2016

Category Marks Range Qualifying Criteria Number of Candidates
Others 685-145 50th Percentile 171329
OBC 678-118 40th Percentile 175226
SC 595-118 40th Percentile 47183
ST 599-118 40th Percentile 15710
UR & PH 474-131 45th Percentile 437
OBC & PH 510-118 40th Percentile 597
SC & PH 415-118 40th Percentile 143
ST & PH 339-118 40th Percentile 36

NEET 2017 Expected Cutoff

NEET 2017 was conducted on May 7 in pen paper mode. As the exam was concluded various coaching institutes like Resonance, Aakash, Career Point have released the NEET 2017 expected cutoff along with the exam analysis. The subject experts of these coaching had predicted NEET 2017 cutoff based on the difficulty level of the questions and overall analysis of the exam. In the table below, link to check and download NEET 2017 expected cutoff and analysis institute wise is being provided.

S. No. Name of the Institute Download Here
1. NEET 2017 Cutoff and exam analysis by Aakash Link
2. NEET 2017 Cutoff and exam analysis by Career Point Link
3. NEET 2017 Cutoff and exam analysis by Allen-Kota Link
4. NEET 2017 Cutoff and exam analysis by Resonance Link

NEET 2016 registered, appeared and qualified candidates

In the table below, the details of number of registered, appeared, absent and qualified candidates in NEET 2016 is being provided.

Category Eligible Regd. candidates Appeared Absent Qualified (15%) Qualified (Over All NEET)
Male 3,69,649 3,37,572 32,077 11,058 1,83,424
Female 4,32,930 3,93,642 39,288 8,266 2,26,049
Transgender 15 9 6 1 4
Total 8,02,594 7,31,223 71,371 19,325 4,09,477

NEET 2016 Topper’s details

In year 2016, Het Shah bagged All India Rank 1 by securing 99.999863 percentile. The top 10 qualifiers of NEET 2016 fall under the 99.999 percentile. The complete details on top 10 qualifiers and their score of NEET 2016 can be checked from the table below.

Candidate Name Marks Secured Out 720 Percentile Score All India Rank
Het Shah 685 99.999863 1
Ekansh Goyal 682 99.999726 2
Nikhil Bajiya 678 99.999590 3
Ashank Khaitan 677 99.999543 4
Arushi 676 99.999316 5
Dyuti Shah 675 99.999179 6
Japnoor Kaur 672 99.999043 7
Dhritiman Chatterjee 671 99.999906 8
Amit Kumar 669 99.999769 9
Utkarsh Anand 668 99.999632 10

Previous Year NEET cut off trends

In the year 2015, there was All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) in place of National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET). Medical Council Committee (MCC) used to conduct the counselling for 15% All India Quota, which is same as now. In the table below, AIPMT 2015 and 2014 Cutoff for the 15% All India seats are being provided.

AIPMT 2015 Cut off for 15% All India Quota seats

Under the 15% All India Quota seats, admission is offered to top 15% qualifiers of medical entrance examination. In the year 2015, under the unreserved category, the last admission for AIQ (MBBS course) was done on 5018 rank. For the detailed AIPMT 2015 category wise cutoff, go through the table.

For MBBS Course
Category Opening rank Closing rank
Unreserved 1 5018
SC 219 34883
ST 1035 54995
OBC 32 5045
For BDS Course
Category Opening rank Closing rank
Unreserved 292 7019
SC 16380 38850
ST 36334 61306
OBC 3989 5422

AIPMT 2014 Cutoff for 15% All India Quota seats

The closing rank of AIPMT in the year 2014 (5646) was lower in comparison to 2015 (5018) in General category for admission to MBBS course. For the BDS course, the admission under the All India quota in unreserved category started on 2401 rank.

For MBBS Course
Category Opening rank Closing rank
Unreserved 1 5646
SC 42 525
ST 583 63880
OBC 29 5648
For BDS Course
Category Opening rank Closing rank
Unreserved 2401 7283
SC 22787 42100
ST 45680 70097
OBC 3429 7295

The fluctuation in closing rank depicts many factors like increased/decreased level of difficulty in questions, candidates appearing for the exam, number of seats etc.

Comparison of previous year cut off rank of NEET 2016 & AIPMT 2015

S.No. Category Clsosing Rank MBBS (2016) Closing Rank MBBS (2015)
1 UR 5849 5025
2 OBC 5878 5039
3 SC 37095 34883
4 ST 63909 54995

Graphical representation of data provided in the above table (for MBBS course):

neet mbbs

S.No. Category NEET Clsoing Rank BDS (2016) Clsoing Rank BDS (2015)
1 UR 8448 7019
2 OBC 8419
3 SC 41971 38850
4 ST 68730 61306

Graphical representation of data provided in the above table (for BDS course):

neet bds cutoff

NEET Cut off for Top 10 medical colleges

Name of the Medical Colleges Cutoff of 2015
Opening Score Closing score
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 1 7643
Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh 73 5109
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai 104 58243
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore 82 22347
Medical College, Kolkata 178 196096
B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad 71 20508
Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai 228 30268
Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur 99 56117
Madras Medical College, Chennai 162 114921
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 35 11397

NEET 2017 Counselling

The counselling of NEET 2017 will commence in the month of June. Only those candidates who will qualify the NEET 2017 and satisfy the rest of the eligibility criteria can participate in NEET 2017 Counselling. For the 15% All India Quota, the counselling will be conducted by the Medical Council Committee (MCC). Rest of the 85% seats will be filled by the state designed authority. For all the institutes whether established by the Central Government, State Government, University, Deemed University, Trust, Society, Company, Minority Institutions or Corporation, the common counselling will be organised by the state authority.

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