National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted NEET 2020 (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) on 13th September and 14th October 2020 successfully. NTA released the NEET 2020 Cut-off for different categories. Around 15.9 lakh students appeared for the exam across various exam centers in India. NTA ensured the implementation of proper precautionary measures like Social Distancing and Sanitized exam halls for the students. The phase 2 exam was conducted on 14th October for those candidates who could not appear for the exam due to stuck in the containment zone for COVID-19 and also for those candidates who tested positive for COIVID-19 and missed the exam.
NEET 2020 Result has been declared on 16th October by NTA. The NEET 2020 1st phase exam was conducted on 13th September in online mode and the 2nd phase exam was conducted on 14th October for those candidates who could not appear in the exam due to Covid 19.
NEET Cut-Off 2020 for admission
Cut-Off of NEET is considered for admission to the following UG medical seats:
15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats
85% of State Quota seats
Deemed and Central universities
ESIC and AFMS
NEET UG 2020 Cut-Off:
|Category||Cut-off Percentile||Cut-off Score||No. of Candidates|
|Unreserved (UR)||50th Percentile||720-147||6,82,406|
|UR & PH||45th Percentile||146-129||99|
|OBC & PH||40th Percentile||128-113||233|
|SC & PH||40th Percentile||128-113||70|
|ST & PH||40th Percentile||128-113||18|
Previous year NEET cut off for 15% AIQ
|Cut off scores (2019)||134||107||120|
|Cut off scores (2018)||119||96||107|
NEET cut off for MBBS deemed universities
|Name of college||NEET 2019 closing ranks||NEET 2018 closing ranks||Quota|
|Sree Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry||448593||453885||Management|
|Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram||168249||711901||Management|
|B.L.D.E University, Bijapur||407951||614993||NRI|
|Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore||137508||135581||Muslim minority|
|SBKS Med. Inst. and Res. Centre, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth||243082||125138||Jain minority|
NEET cut off for BDS deemed universities
|Name of Medical Colleges||NEET 2019 closing rank||NEET 2018 closing rank||Quota|
|Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya||463354||634449||Management|
|SRM Katt. Dental College and Hospital, Chennai||81164||316989||Management|
|KM Shah Dental College, Vadodara||675641||633535||Jain minority|
Percentile Mode -NEET Cut Off 2019:
|Category||Qualifying Marks out of 720||Qualifying Percentile|
|Unreserved Category (UR)||360||50th Percentile|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||288||40th Percentile|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||288||40th Percentile|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||288||40th Percentile|
|Physically Handicapped (PH)||324 (UR), 288 (Reserved Category)||45th Percentile|
Percentile Mode -NEET Cut Off 2018:
|Category||Minimum Qualifying Percentile||Cutoff Marks||No. of Candidates Qualified|
|Unreserved (UR)||50th Percentile||119||6,34,897|
|Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)||45th Percentile||107||205|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||40th Percentile||96||17, 209|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||40th Percentile||96||7, 446|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||40th Percentile||96||54, 653|
NEET Cut off comparison
NEET 2020 cutoff for 85% state quota seats
After 15% AIQ, the remaining 85% state quota seats will be allotted by respective state counselling committees on the basis of NEET scores. The cut off of NEET 2020 for 85% state quota seats will be released by designated authorities after the completion of admission. The state-wise list of NEET cutoff for state quota seats can be checked from the table below.
NEET Cut off 2020 Tie-Breaker Criteria:
The tie-breaker criteria arise where two or more candidates secure equal marks. Taking tie-breaker criteria into consideration, the NEET merit list 2020 will be prepared. The following steps are to be followed:
- Candidates who have secured more marks in Botany and Zoology (Biology) will be given preference over the candidates having lesser marks.
- If the above criterion fails, then the candidate with more marks in Chemistry will get the preference over the one with lesser marks. Even if these criteria fails, the candidates with the least number of wrong answers will be given the priority.
- Age: If the tie still stands, then older the candidate will get the priority.
Minimum Qualifying Percentile - NEET Cut Off:
The minimum qualifying percentile is the least percentile required for the candidates to qualify for 2020. This percentile is calculated on the basis of the relative performance of all the candidates. Candidates to qualify for NEET 2020 will have to secure equal to or more than the percentile.
Calculation of NEET Cut off Percentile:
The percentile indicates how a candidate performs in comparison to others who appear in the exam. It’s the relative performance of a candidate against the performance of all the candidates. This percentile shows the percentage of students who have scored below that particular candidate. NEET Percentile is calculated using the following formula:
100 x number of candidates appeared with Raw score equal to or less than the candidate
Total number of candidates appeared