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NEET PG Cut Off 2020: Check All India Rank, MD/MS Cutoff

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has successfully conducted NEET PG 2020 on January 5, 2020. More than 1,48,000 candidates appeared for the exam across 165 cities. NBE has released NEET PG cut off 2020 in on official website along with the NEET PG Result on January 30, 2020. Moreover, seat allotment list for second round NEET PG counselling process has released by MCC on 15 June 2020.

NEET PG cut off list is available only online. NEET PG cut off is decided in accordance with Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations. It will be released in the percentile score. Only when your name appears in the cutoff list, you are eligible for NEET PG Counselling. NEET PG Cut off is different for reserved categories. General category candidates must have secured 50th percentile and SC/ST/OBC category candidates must obtain 40th percentile.

Following the NEET PG 2020 cut off, the exam authority prepared the Merit list which will be used for admission to 50% AIQ, ESIC and AFMC colleges and Deemed/Central universities. NEET PG Counselling process is conducted in two round by MCC for admissions into 19,525 MD (Doctor of Medicine) and 10,601 MS (Masters of Surgery) seats offered by medical colleges across India. In order to take admission in government colleges, the candidates should get high score in NEET PG 2020 exam. For instance, government colleges cut off is approximately 900+.

Highlights of NEET PG Cut off

  • NEET PG 2020 Result declared on January 30, 2020
  • The aspirants get the NEET PG Cut off in terms of closing and opening rank
  • Candidates who obtain a minimum of 50 percentile in NEET PG 2020 will qualify NEET and will be eligible for admission
  • For candidates from SC/ST and OBC background, minimum marks is 40 percentile
  • NEET PG 2020 Counselling will take place as per candidates’ rank in All India NEET PG 2020 Rank list, All India 50% Quota Category Rank, and State Quota Rank

Note- You can now check the list of available colleges using NEET PG College Predictor tool.

Cut Off Trends of NEET 2020 PG

Category Cutoff Percentile 2020 2019 2018
General/EWS 50th 366 344 321
General/EWS – PH 45th 342 317 300
SC/ST/OBC 40th 319 295 281
SC/ST/OBC – PH 40th 319 295 281

NEET PG 2020 Cut Off: Things to know

There are certain things about NEET PG cut off that you must know-

Result Mode Online
Cut off release date January 30, 2020
Released by National Board of Examination
Validity of score 1 year


NEET PG Cut off will be released by NBE to determine the number of candidates who will clear the exam and will be eligible for the counselling process. A separate cut off is released for the All India 50% Quota seats and candidates clearing that cut off become eligible to gain admissions on AIQ seats in medical colleges across the country. As per the notification, the cutoff for AIQ seats will be the same as the cutoff of NEET PG 2020. The qualifying score cum NEET PG cut off is given in the table below-


Category Percentile Cut-Off Score
General Category (UR)/EWS 50th 366
SC/ST/OBC 40th 319
UR-PH 45th 342
PH- SC/ST/OBC 40th 319

NEET PG Cut off Score


Cut off percentile Cutoff Score
General and EWS 50th 286
SC/ST/OBC 40th 250
General and EWS – PH 45th 268
SC/ST/OBC – PH 40th 250

NEET MDS Cut off Score

50% AIQ NEET PG Cut off of Top Medical Colleges

Medical colleges

NEET PG 2019 closing rank

NEET PG 2018 closing rank

B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad



Gajra Raja Medical College, Gwalior



Madras Medical College, Madras



Government Medical College, Nagpur



Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi



Guntur Medical College, Guntur



VMMC and SJ Hospital, New Delhi



Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram



Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad



Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai



NEET PG 2019 Cutoff Rank of Popular Specialities

MD/MS Specialties

AIQ cutoff rank

MD General Medicine


MD Paediatrics


MD Radiodiagnosis


MS General Surgery


MS Orthopedics


MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy


MD Obstetrics and Gynaecology


NEET PG 2020 Cut Off: Factors

The cut off score is the lowest possible marks a candidate must obtain in order to qualify NEET PG 2020. NEET PG cut off score is based on many factors such as:

  • Total number of candidates appearing in the entrance test
  • Total number of candidates who passed the entrance test
  • The difficulty level of question paper
  • Total number of seats

Based on NEET PG Cut off, the exam conducting authority will declare the NEET 2020 result for candidates as qualified or not qualified.

NEET PG 2020 Cut Off: Merit List

NEET PG 2020 Merit list of the qualified and successful candidates under 50% All India Quota seats will be prepared by the NBE on the basis of score obtained in NEET 2020. The merit list will have as many students as there are seats available for allotment of PG/MDS courses under All India Quota.

Tie-breaking criteria for NEET PG 2020

In the case of two or more candidates obtain equal percentile in NEET PG 2020, the merit of such candidates will be determined in order of preference as follows:

  • Candidates with a minimum number of incorrect answers in Part A+B+C will be placed at the higher position in NEET PG rank list.
  • Candidates with higher marks in Part C will be counted at a higher rank.
  • The minimum number of incorrect answers in Part C will be given a higher rank.
  • Candidates securing higher marks in Part B will be given priority.
  • Medical graduates with a minimum number of incorrect answers in Part B will be allotted higher rank.
  • More number of higher marks in Part A of a candidate will be given at a higher rank.
  • Lesser number of incorrect answers in Part A by a candidate will give higher rank
  • Lastly, Candidate elder in age will be awarded at higher rank.

Last Year Cut-off Analysis

Candidates scoring more than or equal to the minimum score will be declared as qualified. Students use the previous year cut offs to get an idea of the cut-off pattern for NEET PG 2020. The category-wise cut-off marks of last year are given below:

Cut off for NEET PG:

Category NEET PG cut off percentile Cutoff scores
Unreserved (UR) 50th 340
SC/ST/OBC 40th 295
Unreserved – PH 45th 317
SC/ST/OBC – PH 40th 295

Cut-off for NEET MDS

Category NEET MDS cut off percentile NEET MDS cut off percentile 2019
General 50th 50
SC/ST/OBC 40th 40
General-PH 45th 45

NEET PG Exam Analysis

In this part, we bring you whole examination analysis of NEET PG 2018 so that you can use it as a preparation tips for NEET PG 2020.

  • Nearly 5,000 students took NEET PG 2019 out of the 7,000 who had registered for it
  • Aspirants who appeared for the examination said around 300 questions were tricky
  • There was a proper balance between clinical and non-clinical questions
  • The difficulty level of NEET PG 2018 was pretty moderate
  • Some aspirants found questions from ophthalmology and pharmacology topics to be tough

Previous Year’s Cut Off

The NEET PG cutoff is released along with the result by NBE. Nevertheless, if the scores of the aspirants are less compared to the three times of total number of seats, then the cutoff percentile will be revised by NBE. Find the following table in order to get to know about the original and revised NEET PG cut off of the previous years.

Revised NEET PG cut off 2019

Category Cutoff Percentile Cutoff Marks (Out of 1200)
General 44 313
PWD 39 291
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 34 270

Original NEET PG Cut Off 2019

Category Cutoff Percentile Cutoff Marks (Out of 1200)
General 50 340
PWD 45 317
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 40 295

NEET 2020 PG Speciality Wise Cut Off

MS/MD Specialities AIQ Cutoff Ranking
Radiodiagnosis 2403
Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy 2763
Paediatrics 4438
General Medicine 4632
Orthopaedics 5759
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 8141
General Surgery 8222

Revised NEET PG cut off 2018

Category Cutoff Percentile Cutoff Marks (Out of 1200)
General 35 262
PWD 30 244
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 25 225

Original NEET PG Cut Off 2018

Category Cutoff Percentile Cutoff Marks (Out of 1200)
General 50 321
PWD 45 300
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 40 281

Revised NEET PG cut off 2017

Category Cutoff Percentile Cutoff Marks (Out of 1200)
General 42.50 667.4111
PWD 37.50 643.1009
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 32.50 618.8969

Original NEET PG Cut Off 2017

Category Cutoff Percentile Cutoff Marks (Out of 1200)
General 50 705.9194
PWD 45 680.0611
SC/ST/OBC/PWD 40 655.1766

The NEET PG 2020 Cut Off is made depending on several factors and these are number of candidates, number of qualified candidates, cut off of previous years, reservation criteria and also on the difficulty level etc. Hence, for taking admission into the desired colleges and universities, the candidates should get the cut off score.

NEET PG Counselling 2020

As per the rank of merit list, NEET PG 2020 Counselling process under 50% AIQ is organised and the qualified students can take admission to the Central Universities/Deemed Universities, AFMC Institutes and in ESICs. For appearing to the NEET PG Seat Allotment process, the candidates have to enroll their names. During the time of the name registration process, the candidates should provide their preferable choice of particular college and also the reservation criteria. They also need to mention whether they will like to take admission for PG Diploma Courses or to Masters of Surgery (MS) courses or to Doctor of Medicine (MD) course work.