NEET 2020 cutoff lowered by 20 percentile for PG Courses to fill vacant seats
NEET 2020 cutoff – The National Board of Examination (NBE), on July 14, 2020, has released the revised cut off for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET PG) admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS) and PG Diploma courses for the current academic session. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) in consultation with the Medical Council of India (MCI) has lowered the required cut off percentile in order to fill the vacant seats. According to the official notice, the revised PG cutoff has been reduced to 20 percentile for each category.
Official notice on revision of NEET PG cutoff
NEET 2020 cutoff Revised for PG Courses
Candidates can check the revised cutoff for MD/MS and PG Diploma courses from the table below.
Revised PG NEET 2020 cut off
|Category||Old cutoff percentile||Old Cutoff score (out of 1200)||Revised cutoff percentile||Revised Cutoff (out of 1200)|
|General and EWS||50th percentile||366||30th percentile||Available soon|
|SC/ST/OBC||40th percentile||319||20th percentile||Available soon|
|General and EWS – PH||45th percentile||342||25th percentile||Available soon|
|SC/ST/OBC – PH||40th percentile||319||20th percentile||Available soon|
NEET 2020 cut off percentile plunges for PG
For the current academic year, the cutoff for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses has been decreased by 20 percentile. While for last year, the cutoff for general category candidates was 44 percentile, while for SC/ST/OBC, it was 34 percentile. There was a deduction of six percentile in the previous year’s cut off, while as many as 27 marks were reduced.
Revised NEET PG cutoff 2019
|Category||Revised minimum required percentile||Revised Cutoff (out of 1200)|
It is mandatory for aspirants to secure the revised minimum qualifying percentile of NEET PG 2020 are eligible to appear for counselling process. The counselling for 50% All India Quota (AIQ), Deemed/Central Universities, ESIC and AFMS institutes is done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). While the admission to remaining 50% state quota seats along with private colleges is done by respective state counselling authorities