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NEET Score to qualify for the exam is 50 percentile for GN, 45 for GN-PH, and 40 for SC/ST/OBC category candidates. Based on the previous year’s scores and ranks analysis we can see that if a candidate scores 500+ marks then the chances are very high to get admission in the top government medical colleges of India. Check NEET Cut off 2021

NEET is conducted for a total of 720 where 4 marks are awarded for correct answers and 1 mark is deducted for incorrect answers. Read the article to know more about previous years’ scores analysis. Also Check NEET Marking Scheme

Category Wise NEET Score vs Qualified Candidates

Category General SC ST OBC PH
Marks range 720-147 146-113 146-113 146-113 128-113
2020: Number of NEET qualifiers 682406 19572 7837 61265 420
Marks range  701-134 133-107 133-107 133-107 133-120
2019: Number of NEET qualifiers 704335 20009 8455 63789 454
Marks range 691-119 118-96 118-96 118-96 118-107
2018: Number of NEET qualifiers 634897 17209 7446 54653 357
Marks Range 697-131 130-107 130-107 130-107 130-118
2017: Number of NEET qualifiers 543473 6018 14599 47382 67

NEET Qualifying Score Analysis of Previous Years for MBBS

15 % of the total seats of Medical and BDS seats will be filled through NEET for All India Quota and the rest 85 % seats will be filled through State Level Quota Counselling. If a candidate scores around 450+ NEET scores then he/she can get admission in Government Colleges. 

Year Score/ Percentile  General  General -PH ST/ OBC/ SC ST/ OBC/ SC-PH
2020  Score  720-129 146-129 146-113 146-113
Percentile 50 45 40 40
2019 Score 701-134 133-120 133-107 119 – 107
Percentile  50 45 40 40
2018 Score  691-119 118 - 107 118 - 96 106 - 96
Percentile  50 45 40 40
2017 Score  697 - 131 130 - 107 130 - 118 130 - 107
Percentile  50 40 45 40

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NEET Qualifying Score Analysis for BDS

NEET BDS qualifying percentile had been revised in the year 2020 due to vacant seats in most of the colleges. The analysis of NEET qualifying percentile for admission in BDS is mentioned below: 

Year Score/ Percentile  General  General-PH ST/ SC /OBC ST/ SC- PH/ OBC
2020 Percentile  50 45 40 40
2020  Revised Percentile 40 30 35 30
2019 Percentile  50 45 40 40

Top Medical Colleges NEET Score: 2020 vs 2019

Every candidate prepares themselves for the tough fight of achieving good rank at NEET so that they can apply amongst the topmost Medical Colleges and Universities across the country. We have listed some of the top colleges with their NEET AIQ Closing Ranks and hope it's definitely going to help you in setting your goals in order to get admission in your favorite college. 

Medical College  Course NEET AIQ Closing Rank - 2019 NEET AIQ Closing Rank - 2020
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi  MBBS 32 16508
University College Of Medical Sciences, Delhi  MBBS  171 --
VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi  MBBS  157 138
IMS BHU, Varanasi, UP MBBS 669 --
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai  MBBS 638 935
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi  MBBS  438 --

NEET BDS AIQ Closing Ranks

Medical College  Course NEET AIQ Closing Rank - 2019
RUHS College of Dental Science, Jaipur  BDS  13999
Government College Of Dentistry, Indore  BDS 14973
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi  BDS 12243
ESIC Dental College, New Delhi  BDS 12747

NEET Score Calculation

Since NEET is conducted in a single day and in a single shift therefore no normalization method is used. After the release of NEET Answer Keys candidates can easily calculate their NEET Scores by following the simple formula mentioned below: 

  • After the availability of the NEET official answer key, candidates can check their total number of correct answers. 
  • Candidates must keep in mind the code of the NEET question paper while checking. 
  • The sets and language of the answer key can be found on the top of the OMR sheet and NEET Answer key. 
  • Candidates can then count the total correct and incorrect responses to know their score. 
  • Candidates must consider a question to be unanswered in case more than one option is marked in that. 
  • Candidates should follow the following formula for calculating their scores.


Score =[4*(Number of Correct Responses) ] [1*(Number of Incorrect Responses)]

Type of Response  Marks
Correct Response  +4 marks
Incorrect Response -1 mark
No Response marked 0 mark

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Some Important Points to Remember

  • Criteria for Candidates belonging to the UT of Jammu & Kashmir / Ladakh - Candidates belonging to the UT of Jammu & Kashmir / Ladhak cannot apply for the 15% All India Quota seats and can apply for the seats of Deemed Universities, ESIC and AFMC only
  • Criteria for candidates Applying for State / Deemed / Central / ESIC / AFMS seats - Foreign Nationals should confirm their eligibility before applying for counselling of these seats. 
  • Criteria for candidates applying for 15% All India Quota Seats - Indian Nationals, NRIs, OCIs, PIOs, and foreign nationals are eligible to apply for the exam. 

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Top Private Colleges for MBBS and BDS

There are various other institutions across the country that also offers a wide variety of courses such as paramedical courses, medical courses, nursing courses, and pharmacy courses. All you need to do to get admission there is to file the application form and meet up their basic criteria. Some of them are listed below. 

Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies ( BUEST), Solan IIMT University ( IIMTU), Meerut
CT University Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology ( AVIT), Chennai 
Acharya Institute of Health Science ( AIHS), Bangalore  Gulzar Group of Institutes ( CGI), Ludhiana 
Poddar Group of Institutions ( PGI), Jaipur  Centurion University of Technology and Management ( CUTM) , Bhubaneswar
Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research ( BIHER) , Chennai  Maharishi Markandeshwar ( deened to be University) - [ MMDU ] Mullana. Ambala
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University ( MJRP) , Jaipur  Baba Farid Group of Institutions ( BFGI) , Bhatinda
T. John Group of Institutions , Bangalore  University of Technology - Sanganer ( UOT), Jaipur 
Parul University , Gujarat  Siksha 'O ' Anusandhan University - SOA Bhubaneswar 

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