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.
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 & 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|
Candidates can also check past year cut off marks given below.
Previous Year NEET Cut Off Marks
|OBC / SC / ST||107||118|
|UR & PH||118||131|
|OBC-PH / SC-PH / ST-PH||107||118|
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.