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NEET 2021 Cut Off For Top Private Medical Institutes: Closing Ranks, Intake

NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test is organized by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and it is a national level undergraduate medical entrance exam. MBBS & BDS programs offered by various medical & dental colleges across India consider the NEET 2021 scores for admissions.

  • The NEET 2021 cut off will be the least possible marks that an aspirant must get to qualify NEET.
  • The final NEET Cut off shall be published along with the NEET 2021 Result.
  • Several parameters like the total number of seats, total number of candidates that have taken the exam, marking pattern and level of difficulty of the test, etc. form the basis to generate the cut-off list.
  • NTA will determine the NEET 2021 cut off for MBBS and BDS to shortlist the candidates for admission to 80,055 MBBS, 525 BVSc & AH, 26,949 BDS, and other AYUSH courses offered by government and private institutes of India.
  • In order to meet the admission requirements for MBBS and BDS programs in government, private, and deemed medical colleges/universities in India, a candidate who belongs to the general category has to get a minimum of 50th percentile in NEET 2021.
  • Whereas, candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes need to get a minimum of 40th percentile.

An All India merit list of successful candidates based on the NEET 2021 eligibility criteria & marks scored will be prepared by the NTA. Once the NEET 2021 Result is declared, this merit list will be announced.

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NEET Cutoff for top private institution

NEET 2020 Cut Off 

To get a fair idea about NEET 2020 Cut off let us go through NEET All India Quota Seats Cut-off for 2020:

Category NEET 2020 Cut off scores 
Unreserved (UR) 720-147
SC/ST/OBC 146-129
Unreserved PH (UR-PH) 146-113
SC/ST/OBC-PH 128-113

Based on the above figures as well as previous years cut-offs, one can expect the qualifying marks for NEET 2021 as below:

Category Qualifying marks out of 720 Percentile
General 360 50th Percentile
SC/(ST/ OBC 288 40th Percentile
PH 324 (Gen), 288 (Reserved) 45th Percentile

Check: NEET 2021 Seat Allotment

Also, check: NEET Participating Colleges

Private Medical Institutes under NEET 2021

  • All Private Medical Institutes are to accept NEET 2021 scores as per the new orders passed.
  • Due to this inclusion of private colleges, those students with lower scores can also get medical seats.
  • The NEET 2021 Cut Off for private colleges may vary because of the 15% state quota. Nevertheless, a score of around 380 or above should be good enough to get admission to top private institutes in most states.

NEET UG Cut Off List for Top Private Institutions:

S. No. State College Name Cutoff Rank
1. Ahmedabad B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad 933
2. Mumbai Grant Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals 785
3. New Delhi Baba Saheb Ambedkar Institute of Technology & Management (BSAITM) 532
4. Mumbai King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College 408
5. New Delhi Lady Hardinge Medical College 263
6. New Delhi University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 128
7. New Delhi Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) 106

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List of Private Institutes Accepting NEET 2021 scores:

S. No. State Name and Address of Medical College / Medical Institution Year of Inception of College Annual Intake (Seats)
1. Andhra Pradesh Alluri Sitaram Raju Academy of Medical Sciences, Eluru 2000 150
2. Andhra Pradesh Bhaskar Medical College, Yenkapally 2005 150
3. Andhra Pradesh Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute Of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar 2003 150
4. Andhra Pradesh Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad 1985 150
5. Andhra Pradesh Dr. P.S.I. Medical College, Chinoutpalli 2002 150
6. Andhra Pradesh Dr. VRK Womens Medical College, Aziznagar 2010 100
7. Andhra Pradesh Fathima Instt. of Medical Sciences, Kadapa 2010 100
8. Andhra Pradesh Great Eastern Medical School and Hospital, Srikakulam 2010 —–
9. Andhra Pradesh GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry 2002 150
10. Andhra Pradesh Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally 1999 150
11. Andhra Pradesh Katuri Medical College, Guntur 2002 150
12. Andhra Pradesh Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Foundation, Amalapuram 2005 150
13. Andhra Pradesh Maharajah Institute of Medical Sciences, Vizianagaram 2002 100
14. Andhra Pradesh Mamata Medical College, Khammam 1998 150
15. Andhra Pradesh Mediciti Institute Of Medical Sciences, Ghanpur 2001 100
16. Andhra Pradesh MNR Medical College, Sangareddy 2002 100
17. Andhra Pradesh Narayana Medical College, Nellore 2000 150
18. Andhra Pradesh NRI Medical College, Guntur 2003 150
19. Andhra Pradesh P E S Institute Of Medical Sciences and Research, Kuppam 2001 150
20. Andhra Pradesh Prathima Institute Of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar 2001 150
21. Andhra Pradesh S V S Medical College, Mehboobnagar 1999 100
22. Andhra Pradesh Santhiram Medical College, Nandyal 2005 100
23. Andhra Pradesh Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Research Centre and Teaching Hospital, Peerancheru 2005 150
24. Bihar Katihar Medical College, Katihar 1987 60
25. Bihar Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College, Kishanganj 1990 60
26. Bihar Narayan Medical College & Hospital, Sasaram 2008 —–
27. Delhi Army College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 2008 100
28. Gujarat CU Shah Medical College, Surendra Nagar 2000 100
29. Gujarat GCS Medical College, Ahmedabad 2011 150
30. Gujarat GMERS Medical College, Gotri, Vadodara 2011 150
31. Gujarat GMERS Medical College, Sola, Ahmedabad 2011 150
32. Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhuj 2009 150
33. Gujarat K.J. Mehta General Hospital & College of Medical Sciences, Amargadh 2009 —–
34. Gujarat Kesarsal Medical College & Research Institute, Ahmedabad 2003 0
35. Gujarat Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad 1987 100
36. Gujarat SBKS Medical Instt. & Research Centre, Vadodara 2002 150
37. Gujarat Vivekanand Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research, Valia 2001 —–
38. Haryana Gold Field Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Ballabgarh, Faridabad 2011 100
39. Haryana Maharaja Agrasen Medical College, Agroha 2002 50
40. Haryana Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research, Mullana, Ambala 2003 150
41. Haryana Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary Medical College, Gurgaon 2010 100
42. Jammu & Kashmir Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu 1995 100
43. Jammu & Kashmir Sher-I-Kashmir Instt. Of Medical Sciences, Srinagar 1988 50
44. Karnataka A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore 2002 150
45. Karnataka Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur 1985 100
46. Karnataka Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur 1984 100
47. Karnataka Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga 1999 100
48. Karnataka Dr. BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore 1980 100
49. Karnataka Father Mullers Institue of Medical Education and Research, Mangalore 1999 100
50. Karnataka Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum 1963 200
51. Karnataka JJM Medical College, Davangere 1965 245
52. Karnataka JSS Medical College, Mysore 1984 150
53. Karnataka KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore 1999 150
54. Karnataka K V G Medical College, Sullia 1999 100
55. Karnataka Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1955 250
56. Karnataka Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1953 250

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Also, Check | NEET State-wise Cut Off

Note: If MBBS is done from government colleges, average fees range from INR 2,000-50,000 per year but in the private colleges, the fees can go up to INR 50,00,000 for the entire duration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques.Will the NEET cutoff 2020 hold its validity in the next academic year as well?

Ans. No, the cutoff of NEET 2020 will only be considered for that particular year. However, your NEET 2020 Result is valid for three years from the beginning of this year.

Ques. Is the NEET 2020 cut off expected to drop?

Ans. This cannot be deduced due to the dynamic nature of the Cut off. It depends on various factors such as number of candidates appearing in the exam, their performance, and sanctioned seats. Therefore, the change in any of these factors will lead to change in cutoff as well.

NEET 2021 Cut Off: Qualifying Marks And Previous Years Cut Off

NEET 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on September 12, 2021 and NTA will publish the NEET 2021 Cut off percentile soon after the result declaration. The cut off score will be the minimum marks that are required by the candidate to qualify the NEET 2021 examination.

  • Both the NEET cut off marks and cut off percentile will be mentioned on the scorecard.
  • The aspirants can enrol their names for NEET 2021 Counselling Process if they meet the cut off marks.
  • To take admission (under 15% AIQ) to the veterinary colleges for the undergraduate courses such as BVSc and Animal Husbandry, NEET 2021 Merit List will be considered.

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NEET 2021 Cut Off – Expected Category Wise Cut off

NTA declares the NEET Cut off along with the NEET 2021 Result. NEET Cut Off is declared for candidates belonging to different categories, i.e., General, OBC, SC and ST. The table below shows the expected NEET 2021 cut off score and cut off percentile for different categories.

Category Cut off Score Cut Off Percentile
Unreserved 720-147 50th
OBC/ SC/ ST 146-113 40th
Unreserved- PH 146-129 45th
OBC/ SC/ ST- PH 128-113 40th

NEET 2021 Cut Off Expected

NEET 2021 Cut Off Important Dates

Events Dates (Tentative)
NEET 2021 Exam Date by NTA September 12, 2021
Announcement of NEET 2021 result TBA
NEET 2021 cut off releases TBA
Counselling commences TBA

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Key Points for NEET 2021 Cut Off

  • Students must appear in the NEET 2021 examination for admission in various Undergraduate medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BAMS, etc.
  • Interested students must give the NEET examination for the admission into the undergraduate courses in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy).
  • NEET 2021 Merit List will now be used to allot seats in veterinary colleges for undergraduate courses like BVSc. and Animal Husbandry under 15% All India Quota.
  • The decision for MBBS and BDS cut off for shortlisting to 76928, 525 (BVSc and AH) and 26949 to MBBS, BDS and AYUSH course work respectively is in NTA’s hands.

NEET 2021 Expected Cut Off Percentile

The method to calculate the percentile marks has been given in the minimum qualifying percentile section down below.

  • The percentile cut off is declared along with the NEET 2021 score card at the time of result.
  • Unlike JEE Main where cut off is much higher for counselling, NEET has a low percentile cut off of 50 percentile only.

The NEET 2021 expected cut off percentile and the expected number of candidates that will be appearing for the entrance test are given in the table below:

Category Number of Candidates Cut Off Percentile
Unreserved 6,82,406 50th
OBC/ SC/ ST 88,674 40th
Unreserved- PH 99 45th
OBC/ SC/ ST- PH 321 40th

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NEET Previous Year Cut Off Comparison

Candidates can see the table mentioned below for the comparison of the previous year cut off. From the past few years, NEET cut off increases every year for each category.

Category 2020 Cut off Score 2019 Cut off Score 2018 Cut off Score 2017 Cut off Score
UR 720-147 701 – 134 691 – 119 697 – 131
OBC/ SC/ ST 146-113 133 – 107 118 – 96 130 – 107
UR-PH 146-129 133 – 107 118 – 96 130 – 118
OBC/SC/ST/-PH 128-113 133-107 118 – 96 130 – 107

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NEET Cut Off 2020

The NEET Cut off 2020 has been mentioned below. Cut off marks and cut off percentile for the year 2020 for different categories: Unreserved, OBC, SC, ST, Physically handicapped are given below:

Category Cut off Score Cut Off Percentile
Unreserved 720-147 50th
OBC/ SC/ ST 146-113 40th
Unreserved- PH 146-129 45th
OBC/ SC/ ST- PH 128-113 40th

NEET Cut Off 2019

The NEET Cut off 2019 has been mentioned below. Cut off marks and cut off percentile for the year 2019 for different categories: Unreserved, OBC, SC, ST, Physically handicapped are given below:

Category Cut off Score Cut Off Percentile
Unreserved 701 – 134 50th
OBC 133 – 107 40th
SC 133 – 107 40th
ST 133-107 40th

NEET Cut Off 2018

The NEET Cut off 2018 has been mentioned below. Cut off marks and cut off percentile for the year 2018 for different categories: Unreserved, OBC, SC, ST, Physically handicapped are given below:

Category Cut Off Score Cut Off Percentile
Unreserved 691 – 119 50th
OBC/ SC/ ST 118 – 96 40th
Unreserved- PH 118 – 96 45th
OBC/ SC/ ST- PH 118 – 96 40th

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NEET Cut Off 2017

The NEET Cut off 2017 has been mentioned below. Cut off marks for the year 2017 for different categories: Unreserved, OBC, SC, ST, Physically handicapped are given below:

Category Cut off Score
Unreserved 697 – 131
OBC/ SC/ ST 130 – 107
Unreserved- PH 130 – 118
OBC/ SC/ ST- PH 130 – 107

NEET Cut Off 2016

The NEET Cut off 2016 has been mentioned below. Cut off marks for the year 2016 for different categories: Unreserved, OBC, SC, ST, Physically handicapped are given below:

Category Cut Off Score
Unreserved 685-145
OBC/ SC/ ST 599-118
Unreserved- PH 474-131
OBC/ SC/ ST- PH 339-118


How to calculate NEET 2021 Cut off Percentile? 

NEET 2021 Cut off Percentile marks will be declared along with the NEET 2021 result with the scorecard in the month of June 2021. The percentile marks can be calculated by the following method:

  • Suppose, a candidate has scored Rank x in the examination and the total number of candidates appearing in the entrance test is y.
  • The formula to calculate the percentile will be: [(y-x)/y]*100.

NEET 2021 Cut Off: Determining Factors

There are a lot of factors that can change the NEET cut off every year. Majorly, it is because of the batch and exam difficulty that the cut off for a particular year increases or decreases. If the batch performs exceptionally well in the top 10 percentile, the cutoff is subject to increase. Similarly, if the exam is really easy, with a large number of students performing well, the cut off could increase by a large margin. Following are a few NEET 2021 cut off determining factors-

  • The difficulty level of exam and the questions
  • Total available seats
  • Total number of candidates appeared for NEET 2021 exam
  • Batch Performance

NEET 2021 Cut Off For Top Government Colleges

There are government medical colleges offering MBBS in Maharashtra, MBBS in Tamil Nadu, MBBS in Gujarat, MBBS in Uttar Pradesh and other states. The NEET Cut off for the top medical colleges for the year 2021 has not been released yet so the 2020 cut off has been given below. The list of the top medical colleges has been given along with the number of seats and the closing rank of the medical institutes. The cut off are the minimum marks required in NEET for MBBS in government colleges. Candidates who wants to appear in NEET 2021 can have a look at NEET 2020 cut off for MBBS of the top medical institutes of India-

Medical College Number of Seats Closing Rank
Maulana Azad Medical College 250 32
VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital 150 157
University College of Medical Science 150 171
Govt. Medical College 250 360
Seth G.S Medical College 180 638
Sardar Patel Medical College 250 1083
Madras Medical College 250 501
Dr S.N Medical College 250 1128
Lady Hardinge Medical College 150 489
CSM Medical University 250 3692
SMS Medical College 250 356
Dr S.N Medical College 250 1128
T. D. Medical College 150 747
M. G. M. Medical College 100 1375
Rural Institute of Medical Science & Research 150 1953

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NEET 2021 Result

  • The NEET 2021 Result will be declared later, once the answer key and OMR response sheet will be published.
  • The result will be declared online.
  • The NEET score card along with the cut off marks and cut off percentile will be made available to the students through the online mode only.
  • No scorecard will be provided via offline mode.

NEET 2021 Rank List

Along with the declaration of the result, the All India Rank will also be declared in the NEET score card. The rank list will be drawn on the basis of the marks scored in the NEET 2021 entrance test. The rank will be released online only. Students will get admission in the various UG courses like MBBS and BDS in the top medical colleges of the country through this test.

Tie-Breaker in NEET 2021

If students obtain the same marks in the NEET 2021 exam then the tie-breaking rule will be applied. The following method will be used for tie-breaking:

  • First, the student securing higher marks in Biology will be given a higher rank.
  • Then, the student securing higher marks in Chemistry will be given a higher rank.
  • After that, the student with the lesser number of wrong answer attempts among the two will be given a higher rank.
  • Finally, if the tie continues, students older in age will be given priority.

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NEET 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment 

After the declaration of the result of NEET 2021, candidates can register themselves for the NEET 2021 counselling round. They can participate in the counselling process according to the rank they score in the NEET 2021. The NEET 2021 counselling for the 15% All India Quota seats will be organized by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) and counselling for rest 85% state quota seats are regulated by the respective authority. The NEET 2021 counselling process will be conducted online and candidates can fill the choice of the colleges according to their rank list.

15% AIQ Merit List of NEET 2021 Exam

  • NTA will publish a 15% AIQ Merit List to complete the admission test to the dental and medical colleges.
  • The aspirants (except from J&K), who will get equivalent or more marks than the cut off score, will be eligible to avail the 15% AIQ for admission process.
  • Even the students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can take part in the admission process to government medical and dental colleges under 15% AIQ.


Q: Can the NEET cut off decrease in 2021?

Answer: NEET cut off will depend on various factors like the number of candidates taking the NEET exam, number of available seats etc. The cut off can increase or decrease depending on these factors.


Q: Is 600 a good score in the NEET exam?

Answer: Yes, 600 is a good score and you can expect any good college with this score.


Q: Which state has the lowest NEET 2021 cutoff?

Answer: Goa has the least cut off.