NEET Cutoff 2017 – Check Category Wise Cutoff Here

NEET Cutoff 2017 has been released along with the result on 23rd June by the conducting authority which is Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). CBSE has released the NEET 2017 cut off for all the categories. NEET Cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to score to be eligible for the admission in MBBS and BDS. The cutoff is calculated on the factors like total number of candidates appeared in the exam, the difficulty level of the exam, total number of seats available in MBBS and BDS.

In order to qualify the NEET Exam, candidates belonging to general category have to score the minimum of 50 percentile while candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category have to secure 40 percentile. Further, the physically challenged candidates have to secure 45 percentile in the exam. After that, on the basis of cutoff, NEET score card will specify whether the candidate is qualified or not. The top 15% scorers of NEET will be eligible to directly participate in the Counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats. The rank range of these candidates will be declared separately. Go through the article to get all information about NEET Cutoff 2017.

NEET Cutoff

S.No. Category Qualifying Percentile
1 General 50th Percentile
2 SC/ST/OBC 40th Percentile
3 PH (Physically Handicapped) 45th Percentile

NEET Cutoff Marks For 15% All India Quota Seats

S.No. Category Marks Range
1 General 697-131
2 SC 130- 107
3 ST 130- 107
4 OBC 130- 107
5 Unreserved & PH 130-118
6 SC & PH 130- 107
7 ST & PH 130- 107
8 OBC & PH 130- 107

Check Out BITS Admission Test Eligibility Criteria 2017 

NEET Merit List For 15% All India Quota Seats

The merit list for 15% All India Quota Seats was prepared by Central Board of Secondary Education. The merit list was prepared on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in NEET 2017. The number of candidates in the merit list was equal to the number of seats available under 15% All India Quota Seats. After the releasing of the merit list, NEET Counselling process starts to offer the admissions in the various colleges.

NEET Cutoff of Previous Year

We have provided the last year cut off for NEET. Candidates can check the category wise cutoff:

NEET Cutoff Marks 2016 For 15% All India Quota Seats

S.No. Category Marks Range No. of Candidates
1 General 685 – 468 14300
2 SC 468- 352 2817
3 ST 466-303 1430
4 OBC 468-465 231
5 Unreserved & PH 466-214 430
6 SC & PH 209-130 76
7 ST & PH 213-118 22
8 OBC & PH 213-210 10

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Tie Breaking In NEET Result 2017

If two or more candidates carry the same marks in NEET 2017 Result then following rules are applied to break the tie between them:

  • Candidate scoring higher marks in Biology will be given higher rank.
  • If biology marks are same, then the candidate scoring higher marks in Chemistry will be preferred first.
  • If the tie still remains then, the candidate who has attempted less wrong answers in all subjects will be given better rank.
  • In the case, if all the above rules don’t break the tie then the candidate older in age will be given higher rank.


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