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NEET PG 2020, 2019, 2018 cutoff: Percentile and Tie-breaker

Updated On - July 11 2020 by Latika Kalra

NEET PG cut off 2020 will be released on 31 January 2020 after result declaration. The cutoff for NEET PG is to shortlist the candidates for MD/MS/ PG diploma courses in India. NEET PG cutoff is the minimum marks that a candidate has to score for qualifying the examination. Candidate must score more than or equal to the NEET PG cutoff 2020 for getting admission in medical colleges accepting NEET PG scores. If a candidate does not score the minimum marks required to clear the exam then he or she will not be eligible to attend the NEET PG 2020 counselling.

NEET PG 2020 cutoff

NEET PG cut off 2020 varies according to the different categories of candidates. Candidates from general category need to score minimum 50th percentile, while SC/ST/OBC candidates have to score 40th percentile. Candidates who will score NEET PG minimum qualifying percentile or more than that will be included in the merit list. In 2019, the cutoff marks of NEET PG for Unreserved (UR) category was 340.

NEET PG 2020 Cutoff Percentile

Candidate must secure minimum NEET PG qualifying percentile 2020 to pass the entrance test. The category-wise expected NEET PG cutoff percentile is given in the table below.

NEET PG qualifying percentile

Category
Cutoff percentile

General (UR)

50

SC/ST/OBC

40

Unreserved - PH (UR-PH)

45

SC/ST/OBC - PH

40

Factors Affecting NEET PG 2020 Cutoff

The factors determining the cutoff of NEET PG 2020 is mentioned below:

  • Number of candidates appearing for NEET PG 2020

  • Difficulty level of exam

  • Vacant seats

NEET PG 2020 Percentile vs Marks

As per the official brochure, percentile rank indicates how a candidate performed in comparison with other test-takers, while the percentage indicates the individual performance of an aspirant. Percentile rank displays the merit position of the candidate in comparison with others. Percentile rank are commonly used to clarify the interpretation of marks based on the standardised tests. And the percentage is calculated based on marks obtained in the computer-based test.

NEET PG 2019, 2018 cutoff 

Category
NEET PG cut off percentile (2019)
Cutoff (2019)
Cutoff (2018)

General (UR)

50

340

321

SC/ST/OBC

40

295

281

Unreserved - PH

45

317

300

SC/ST/OBC - PH

40

295

281

Types of NEET PG 2020 cutoff

The cutoff of NEET PG 2020 will be for admission to the following postgraduate medical courses:

  • 50% All India Quota (excluding former Jammu & Kashmir state)

  • 50% State Quota (including Jammu and Kashmir candidates)

NEET PG 2019 specialities cutoff 

MD/MS Specialties
Cutoff rank

MD General Medicine

4632

MD Paediatrics

4438

MD Radiodiagnosis

2403

MS General Surgery

8222

MS Orthopedics

5759

MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

2763

MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology

8141

NEET PG 2020 Tie Breaker

If two or more candidates have equal marks in NEET PG 2020 merit list, the conducting authority will use the tie-breaking procedure as mentioned below.

  • Candidate with less number of incorrect answers in the question paper can get better position in NEET PG rank list.

  • Candidates with higher marks in Part C will get better rank.

  • Candidates scoring higher marks in Part B of the test will get more priority.

  • Medical graduates with more correct answers in Part B will be allotted better rank.

  • Less number of negative responses in Part A by an candidate will lead him/her to a better rank.

  • Lastly, elder candidates will be awarded at higher rank.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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