NEET result out at; cutoff scores higher than previous year

NEET result out at; cutoff scores higher than previous year
Sahiba.Sharma | Oct 16, 2020 - 9:54 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) released the result for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - NEET 2020 on October 16. Along with the results the authorities released NEET 2020 cutoff percentile and equivalent scores. On comparing the same with the previous year it can be seen that the cutoff (category-wise) has increased for the year 2020-21. This had been speculated after the exam was conducted as NEET 2020 combined exam analysis stated that the question paper was of moderate difficulty level.

Highlights of NEET 2020 Cutoff

  • The cutoff marks for all categories has increased in comparison to the previous year.
  • NEET 2020 Cutoff for unreserved category is 147, which was 132 in the last year. This means that there is an increase of 15 marks
  • Minimum qualifying percentile in NEET for OBC, SC, ST, OBC & PH, SC & PH, ST & PH has increased by 6 numbers. The NEET cutoff marks for these categories was 107 previously and it now is 113.
  • UR / EWS & PH category candidates have witnessed an increase of 9 marks which is from 120 in NEET 2019 to 129 in NEET 2020.

Comparison of NEET 2020 - 19 cutoff

CategoryQualifying CriteriaNEET(UG) 2019NEET(UG) 2020

Marks RangeNo. of CandidatesMarks Range

No. of Candidates

UR50th Percentile701-134704335720-147682406
OBC40th Percentile133-10763789146-11361265
SC40th Percentile133-10720009146-11319572
ST40th Percentile133-1078455146-1137837
UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile133-120266146-12999
OBC & PH40th Percentile119-107142128-113233
SC & PH40th Percentile119-10732128-11370
ST & PH40th Percentile119-10714128-11318


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