NEET 2018 Cutoff has been disclosed with the announcement of the result. The cutoff has dropped heavily this year. When you say NEET 2018 Cut Off, you may be referring to one of the two things: Either the minimum marks to qualify NEET 2018, or the least rank to get admission in a college. To avoid confusion, usually the former is NEET Cut Off or cutoff, and the latter is known as closing rank. Both are important for candidates who have appeared in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) and waiting for result of NEET 2018.

Latest: NEET 2018 Cut Off has been updated now that result has been announced.

NEET 2018 Cut Off

Qualifying marks: In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test to MBBS/BDS Courses held for the said academic year. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of the candidates with Bench Marked Disabilities specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile for General category candidates and 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC candidates. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses. (source: NEET 2018 Information Brochure)

Category NEET 2018 Cut Off
UR 50th Percentile
OBC 40th Percentile
SC 40th Percentile
ST 40th Percentile
UR & PH 45th Percentile
OBC & PH 40th Percentile
SC & PH 40th Percentile
ST & PH 40th Percentile

Explanation of “Percentile”

A percentile refers to the value below which a given percentage of candidates in the group of test takers fall. For example, the 50th percentile is the value (or score) below which 50% of the test takers have scored. Likewise, the marks corresponding to NEET 2018 Cut off is determined for UR, OBC, SC, ST, UR-PH, OBC-PH, SC-PH.

NEET 2018 Cut Off Marks

Exact marks which correspond to the cut off percentile is now available officially now that CBSE has declared NEET 2018 Result on June 4, 2018.

Category Cut Off Percentile Cut Off Score No Of Candidates
UR 50 691-119 634897
OBC 40 118-96 54653
SC 40 118-96 17209
ST 40 118-96 7446
UR-PH 45 118-107 205
OBC-PH 40 106-96 104
SC-PH 40 106-96 36
ST-PH 40 106-96 12

Candidates can also check past year cut off marks given below.

Previous Year NEET Cut Off Marks

CATEGORY 2017 2016
UR 131 145
OBC / SC / ST 107 118
UR & PH 118 131
OBC-PH / SC-PH / ST-PH 107 118
To know about NEET 2019, read NEET 2019.

NEET 2018 Cut Off – Frequently Asked Questions

If I get cut off marks that are given above, will I get admission?

Not necessarily. To begin with, the marks given above only make you eligible for counselling. Furthermore, they may vary this year. The above marks are qualifying scores. In order to know whether you will get admission or not, check NEET 2018 opening and closing ranks or colleges cut offs.

Will NEET 2018 Cut Off be higher this year?

Everything in NEET 2018 shall be similar to that of last year. With this in mind, NEET 2018 Cut Off is anticipated to be similar to that of past year.

The following statistics are also useful if you are here to look at NEET 2018 cut off. Figures below pertain to NEET Statistics.

A total of 11,38,890 candidates had registered for NEET UG. Out of this, 11,36,206 were Indian nationals, 1,522 were NRIs, 480 were OCIs, there were 69 PIOs, and 613 Foreigners. 43.64% of the registered candidates were males and 56.36% were females; as can be seen, a larger number of girls students appear in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. As compared to only 52 cities where NEET was held in 2016, the test was organized in 102 cities in 2017. By the same token, the number of languages in which exam was held increased from 2 to 10. Overall 1921 test centres were assigned for conduct of this national level medical entrance exam in the last year, as opposed to 739 in the year before it. A massive number of invigilators which amounted to more than 1,50,000 were on duty to look after smooth conduct of NEET.

Maximum number of students – 9,13,033 – took NEET in English language. Next comes Hindi which was taken by 1,20,663 students. English and Hindi together made for a combined 90.75% participation. Next most popular language was Gujarati which was opted by 47,853 students. After that came Bengali which 34,417 students had selected. Tamil was also popular with 15,206 takers.

Out of the 4,97,043 male candidates who had registered, 4,73,305 appeared. Among females, 6,41,839 had registered and 6,16,772 had appeared.

Marks range of top 25 rank holders of NEET was 681-697.


  1. Hello everyone can anyone pls pls pls pls tell me how many marks i need to get a government medical college in westbengal for general candidate for mkbbs and bds pls pls pls pls someone answer kindly. IN 2018

    • Not known but if you have CBSE curriculum ( neet exam is based on cbse) ( its a type of board of edu ) then you might have it there but its not an online exam. its done on a OMR sheet. you can call cbse helpline and ask 🙂 them better than anything

  2. Hello Sir. My name is Akil Shaikh I am General category student. Sir I am attempt neet 2016 and 2017 but not qualify in them.
    Sir can I give the 2019 neet exams?
    Pls… give a reply if you know about it pls. ..Pls…Pls..

  3. Hello Sir. My name is Akil Shaikh I am General category student. Sir I am attempt neet 2016 and 2017 but not qualify in them.
    Sir can I give the 2019 neet exams?
    Pls… give a reply if you know about it pls. ..Pls…Pls..

    • Hi, Minimum percentile for SC student to qualify NEET 2018 is 40th Percentile.
      last year(2017) NEET Cutoff percentile were 40th percentile and marks range were 130 – 107.
      So this year the minimum marks can be near 110.

      • This year (2018) 4 Questions are wrong, in this sense the cutoff might be dropped off up to 92 marks for SC/OBC candidates

  4. sir i am a st candidate. i want to know what can be the cutoff to qualify neet 2018 exam.after qualification if i apply in private colleges for bds and mbbs can i get admission?

    • Hi, Minimum percentile for ST student to qualify NEET 2018 is 40th Percentile And yes on the basis of your score you will get admission in private colleges for bds and mbbs.

  5. Hello everyone can anyone tell me how many marks i need to get a government medical college in maharashtra for obc ( VJNT ) candidate for mbbs and someone answer kindly. IN 2018

  6. can i get a any govtt cllg by scoring 260 in neet 2018 in any field like BHMS BAMS AYURVED BDS any one pls reply

  7. Hlo sir/madam

    My bro hd scored 154 marks in neet 2018
    Having obc nd 371 article…

    Will he get a gov clg in Karnataka

    Plz plz reply

  8. If I got 190 marks in neet, can I get admission in bsc.agriculture in Kerala?
    Pls pls answer as soon as possible

  9. Sir
    Hope I will get 320 marks in NEET this year 2018 and any possibility for getting set medical college

  10. I got 880 marks in my IPE and i got 112 marks in NEET 2018.I am belongs to SC caste.Will i qualify in NEET EXAM??

  11. Sir, I am from Assam. My expected mark in neet is 126 am I eligible to get admission in mbbs college

  12. Sir, I have got 180 marks in neet..I belong to bc category would I get any seat sirr,plzzzzz replyyyy meee sir

  13. Sir,i am from Tripura.My expected mark in neet is 118,will i get admission in any government college?

  14. Sir i have secured 398 nd am a cap candidate and obc category is there any chance for me to get govt college mbbs practice

  15. Sir I got 340 marks(bc-category)in neet there any chance of getting seat in private colleges sir.please reply sir

  16. Sir I’m from Gujarat and obc category…in 12th science I got 39.67% In neet I’m expecting 162 marks so sir plz plz tell me can i get any seat in government colleges…I’m eligible or not

  17. Sir I got 338 marks in neet 2018. I’m obc category .can I get admission in government colleges for anyone course….

  18. hi am getting 336 in neet 2018 , will i get a government medical college in tamil nadu state quota. i’m on BC category

  19. hi sir/madam, I written neet 2018. still I don’t know marks… how can I know… bcz in official website its showing only challeng task. still I don’t know….. pls pls anybody can help me

  20. I got 236 marks in neet 2018 i
    Have any chance to admission to private medical college in karnataka please tell me i have totally confused

  21. hello sor i have only got 427 marks (obc) ..will i be able to secure sest in private college in banglore? i from delhi

  22. I got 193 marks in neet, can I get any private/govt college for MBBS or BDS or BAMS. Where I can get admission with these numbers. any hope in IPU Delhi for any course BDS/BAMS/BHMS etc.

    • According to prvious year data, getting a government college looks a bit tough but you can look forward getting an admission in private colleges.


    • According to previous year data, the cutoff range lies between 324-453. So could get a seat this year. Now look forward to counselling. All the best

  24. Hi I am foreign national and my Neet rank is 299534 with 77 percentile. What should I do next? Am I eligible to apply for the common counseling session or should I go back to Malaysia? Kindly note that I do not posses any NRI,OCI or PIO card. I am just a Malaysian.

  25. Sir/mam i hve scored 210 marks in neet gen. Category cani get the govt. College in any state….or i should start preparing for next year

  26. My AIR is 13267 and category rank (OBC) is 4899
    Total marks are 525 ..from state Rajasthan
    Any chance of government college in india ?

    • According to previous year data you would be able to get a college as the highest cut off rank is expected to go up this year.So, you should definitely look forward to counselling rounds.

  27. Hello sir I’m from Gujarat and obc category in neet I have only 165 marks my all India rank is 454563 so can I get any government college in bhms or bams??

    • You are eligible to counselling. In order to know whether you will get admission or not, check NEET 2018 opening and closing ranks or colleges cut offs.

  28. I am score 257 marks with 80.51 percentile on neet rank 104452 . OBC category , so can I got BHMS GOVERNMENT COLLAGE KINDLY SUGGEST SIR.

  29. Sir I got 336 marks… I am from SC category with category rank 8700.Will I get a government MBBS seat in West Bengal through State quota?

    Mayukh Mridha, Kolkata

  30. Sir i have marks of 436 and all india ranking of 52794 and category ranking for UR IS 29316 AND I AM FROM PATNA will i get admission in any colleges in Karnataka??

  31. Hello sir I got 296 marks and I am from sc category rank is 14300 will I get a mbbs seat under AIQ 15% seats quota??

    • under AIQ seat quota the distribution of seats for other state students becomes less and so the competition for the seats grows. So it is uptp you whether you want a seat through AIQ or state reserved quota.

    • yes you may’ve a chance of getting a seat under state and category quota in west bengal so do register for counselling.

    • you probably get a seat in any round of counselling as the you are scored above the qualifying percentile and range of mark for the qualifying percentile. So attend the counselling and hopefully you’ll get a seat.

    • probably you will get a seat in counselling in any round but not in first or second in would say, so do attend counselling because sometimes candidates dont take a seat offered to them and this makes a chance of getting seat to other aspirants.

  32. I am obc . Myself Priti Gupta ……my score is 447. My category rank is 18776& my General rank is 46331 .can I get gov mbbs college by which counseling all India or state quota?

    • if you are applying for a seat through counselling in your state through state quota then it will be beneficial for you to get a seat or you can apply through AIQ in other state also.

  33. I have got 351 marks nd air rank 1,20236…nd category rank 7121….
    Nd state rank 5802….
    I belong to Telanga state….
    Nd iam under SC category….
    Can i get MBBS Seat…

  34. I am SC category from Telangana. My score is 324 category rank 10305 and state rank 7494 .can I get any MBBS seat.

    • yes you might get a seat in counselling as you’ve score around the expected cutoff for your category. So hopefully you get a seat.

  35. what must be the score of an sc student domiciled at west bengal under sc category to secure a govt mbbs seat in west bengal under state quota 85% in west bengal

    • the qualifying percentile and range of marks for that percentile for your category in west bengal is 40% and 352-468 is the range of marks for the category but this range of marks are expected one. So you can guess a
      that atleast you need to carry above 250.

  36. Sir…
    I scored 346marks..
    All India rank 125910
    State rank 6112
    I am from telangana… .
    And SC candidate….
    Can I get seat in relationships govt or in private in cateroy A?? ?

  37. can a marks of 341 secure a govt mbbs seat in west bengal through state quota 85% for a student domicied at west bengal with a rank of around all india rank 1.31 lac cat rank 8.2 thousand for a sc category student

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