NEET Cut off | NEET 2019 Cut off List


National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the NEET 2019 Cut off with the declaration of NEET result on June 5, 2019. The minimum marks for qualifying entrance exam is cutoff. The NEET cutoff 2019 candidates belonging to UR category have to score a minimum of 119/720 marks for qualification in NEET medical entrance exam. The OBC/SC/ST category candidates need a minimum of 96 marks to qualify NEET 2019 exam. NEET 2019 will take place on May 5, 2019, in a single window offline mode.

The NEET Scorecard will carry the complete details of the NEET exam All India rank, qualifying marks and merit scores section wise. The article below gives detail list of the previous year, this year estimated cutoff list, the reservation NEET 2019 cut off list.

NEET 2019 Cut off (Minimum Qualifying Percentile)

Minimum qualifying percentile is defined as the minimum marks a candidate should obtain for clearing NEET 2019 entrance exam. NTA will use the percentile method for determining the NEET 2019 cut off. The percentile is calculated using the method given below:

Example: A candidate rank is 50 in NEET and the total number of students appeared were 6, 00,000.

The percentile calculation is : [600000-50)/600000] X 100 = 99.99

The NTA will release the minimum required percentile score for different categories. The 2018 minimum percentile score is a proper estimation of NEET 2019 cutoff scores.

The minimum qualifying percentile NEET 2019:


Percentile Cutoff

Cutoff Marks (2019)










The table has given above clearly shows that for qualification in NEET 2019 the unreserved or general candidate have to score either 50% or more, the unreserved PH candidate has to score 45% or more, and 40% or more for the other reserved category candidates.

Tie-Breaker Criteria NEET 2019 Cutoff

The tie-breaker method is the process established for the scenario when two candidates score the similar marks. The NEET merit list 2019 is prepared by using a tie-breaker method. The tie Breaker method have certain guidelines which the authorities follow for determining the final rank of the student and consideration of admissions

  1. Biology: Biology being the master of NEET 2019 have the maximum questions. The Candidate who obtains more marks in the Biology (Botany and Zoology) section is given preference.
  2. Chemistry: The second step in the process is to check the chemistry marks if the biology score is similar.
  3. Maximum Number of Wrong answers: To further break the tie, the candidate who made less mistake is given preference.
  4. Age: The older candidate is given preference if the tie persists.

Merit List for 15% All India Quota Counseling NEET 2019

The list of candidates who will successfully qualify the exam by securing the minimum NEET cut off 2019 for their respective categories will be in the 2019 merit list. NEET 2019 merit list will be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the regulatory body for the counseling of 15% AIQ seats. DGHS will further forward the list fo candidates to the individual state counseling authorities.

NEET 2018 Cut off

The NEET exam is of total 720 marks. Candidates have to score minimum cutoff score for qualification NEET 2019 exam. The category-wise, gender-wise, and nationality-wise qualified candidate list for NEET 2018, is given in the table below.

NEET 2018 Cutoff List

A good estimation for NEET 2019 Cutoff

NEET Cut off 2018: Category-wise Qualified Candidates


Qualification % Qualifying Score Qualified Candidates
UR 50 119



40 96 3,27,575




NEET 2018 Gender-wise Qualified Candidates


Registered Appeared Qualified
Male 5,80,649 5,53,849



7,46,075 7,16,072 4,02,162
Transgender 01 01


NEET 2018 Nationality-wise Qualified Candidates


Registered Appeared Qualified
Indian 13,23,673 12,67,229



621 518 324
NRI 1,842 1,651



529 461 367
PIO 60 55


NEET Cut off Previous Years

The NEET cutoff mark range and number of qualified candidates for previous years are given in the table below:

Cut off 2018

Cut off 2017 Cut off 2016
Category No. of Candidates Marks Range No. of Candidates Marks Range No. of Candidates

Marks Range


6,34,897 691-119 5,43,473 697-131 14,315 685-468
OBC 54,653 118-96 47,328 130-107 230



17,209 118-96 14,599 130-107 2,815 468-352
ST 7,446 118-96 6,018 130-107 1,427


Unreserved PH

205 118-107 67 130-118 430 466-214
OBC PH 104 106-96 152 130-107 10



36 106-96 38 130-107 75 209-130
ST PH 12 106-96 10 130-107 23


The candidates aiming for NEEt 2019 can estimate the NEET 2019 cut off by going through the various cutoff list given in this article.

NEET Cut off for MBBS and BDS

The previous year NEET cutoff for MBBS and BDS courses is given in the table below:

Cut off 2018 MBBS Cut of  2018 BDS
Category AIR Marks AIR Marks
Unreserved 10443 537 17093 513
OBC 10449 537 15684 517
SC 64642 417 79166 398
ST 77792 399 99791 373
Unreserved PH 397544 184 476405 158
OBC PH 379480 210 470739 160
SC PH 725351 101
ST PH 607500 125

NEET 2019 Counseling

Candidates will be able to participate in the counseling process according to their rank in the NEET exam from 2nd week of June 2019. NEET counseling 2019 for 15% AIQ seats will be organized by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) and for 85% state quota seats will be organized by the respective state authority. Counseling for 15% AIQ seats is conducted in online mode and candidates have to fill their choices of colleges in the counseling process.

NEET online application form for NEET 2019 will be available from November 1, 2018 till November 30. Register and apply for NEET 2019 entrance on the official NEET portal.