CBSE Announced Cut-off Marks for NEET 2017

Published on : 15th January 2017    Author : Tanvi Mittal
NEET Exam

Examsplanner Jan.15th, 2017 : The Central Board of Secondary Education has released the minimum percentile requirement in order to qualify the NEET 2017 Exam.

As per the official notification of the CBSE, that candidate belonging to the unreserved category or general category should score a minimum of 50th percentile in order to get admission in the MBBS and BDS courses of medical colleges of the central Universities, State Universities and Private Institutions across the country. Whereas the candidate belonging to the reserved category of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/ Other Backword Caste should score a minimum percentile of 40th to find admission in the aforesaid medical colleges. Similarly candidates with persistent disability are required to score 45 percentile in order to get admission. The percentile base is determined by the highest marks scored by the candidate on All India basis NEET 2017 Exam.

There are various factors which influence the cut off marks or the minimum percentage of marks required to pass the exam. The numbers of applicants for the given exam, reservation of seats, level of difficulty of the questions in the examination etc. are some of the factors which determine the minimum cut-off marks of any exam. For the NEET 2017 Exam, CBSE on the basis of the minimum cut off marks requirement will declare the result stating which candidates have qualified and which have failed to qualify the exam.

In order to fill the 15% of All India Quota seats, first of all those candidates who are among the toppers or stand among the top 15% performers in the exam, will be directly called for the counselling process. Thereafter on the basis of the minimum cut –off marks a separate list of candidates will be declared for their participation in the counselling process under the 15% All India Quota Seats.


About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

When not working for the betterment of students, she loves to cook and dance. Also, a great orator, Tanvi has participated in several international conferences. She has got her writings published in many journals and penned numerous short stories for kids.



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