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NEET 2022 Cutoff for BDS - Expected and Previous Years Cut Off Marks for General, OBC, SC and ST Category

Rohan TyagiUpdated On: September 14, 2022 12:47 pm IST | NEET

Admission to all BDS seats will be given on the basis of NEET 2022 exam results. Check the NEET BDS cutoff for 2022 and previous years to understand the minimum NEET scores for admission in all the major BDS colleges.

 

neet cutoff for bds

The NEET 2022result has been published on the official website. NTA has mentioned that the admission to all the BDS, BAMS and BHMS seats will be based on NEET 2022 scores. NEET Cutoff for BDS is expected to rise this year due to the increased number of applicants in 2022. The cutoff marks for admission in BDS will be different for each category. 

BDS Admission through NEET 2022 Cutoff

The NTA conducts the NEET 2022 exam or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. The registered applicants appear for NEET examination for admission in the BDS course. Scoring the passing marks in the test determines the admission of students to various medical colleges in India. The NTA organises a national NEET counselling for 15% of the total BDS seats in the country under AIQ (All India Quota). 

Students who have appeared for the medical exam are required to score the minimum cutoff marks so that they can get their desired BDS college in NEET 2022 counselling process. The candidates who qualify for NEET 2022 cutoff are eligible for any of the BDS colleges in India.

What is the Use of NEET 2022 Cutoff for BDS?

The NEET 2022 Cutoff comprises the minimum qualification marks for admission in BDS and MBBS seats in the various quotas of NEET 2022 Counselling - 

  • 15% of the total BDS seats will be allotted after a candidate clears the minimum cutoff

  • 85% of State quota seats are also included in the NEET counselling for the BDS course

  • A number of Deemed and central universities consider applicants who have cleared NEET cutoff for BDS.

  • Other Medical Institutes also prefer candidates having scored at least as NEET cutoff marks for 2022.

NEET Cutoff for 2022

The NEET 2022 was conducted on 17th July 2022. The cutoff for the NEET exam 2022 has been announced. Candidates can check the percentile and scores given below for reference -

Category

NEET 2022 cutoff marks

Percentile

General

715-117

50th percentile

General-PwD

116-105

45th percentile

SC/ST/OBC

116-93

40th percentile

SC/ST/OBC-PwD

104-93

40th percentile

NEET 2022 Cutoff for Different Medical Courses

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NEET 2022 Cutoff for BHMS

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NEET 2022 Cutoff for Ayurveda

NEET Cutoff 2021 for BDS

Given below the NEET 2021 cutoff for BDS. It will help you get an understanding of the expected cutoff for NEET 2022 for BDS.

Category

NEET 2021 Cutoff Marks

Unreserved

720-138

SC/ST/OBC

137-108

Unreserved - PH

137-122

SC/ST/OBC - PH

121-108

NEET 2021 Cutoff for BDS -AIQ Ranks (Round wise)

Category

Round 1

Round 2

Mop - Up round

Open

24531

30500

34807

OBC

26769

33099

37341

SC

104876

133153

140668

ST

140725

151231

174368

EWS

27150

35054

39501

NEET Cutoff 2020 for BDS 

Category

NEET 2021 Cutoff Marks

Unreserved

720-147

SC/ST/OBC

146-113

Unreserved - PH

146-129

SC/ST/OBC - PH

128-113

NEET Cutoff 2019 for BDS

Category

NEET 2021 Cutoff Marks

Unreserved

701-134

SC/ST/OBC

133-107

Unreserved - PH

133-120

SC/ST/OBC - PH

119-107

The NEET Cutoff for BDS will decide the admission in all the UG seats in all dental colleges in the country. All BDS aspirants are expected to score good marks in NEET 2022 in order to get admission to government medical colleges.

FAQs

How many marks are required in NEET 2022 for BDS?

According to last year's trends, it is observed that an applicant is required to score a minimum of 450 marks in NEET 2022 to secure a seat in BDS course in a government dental college, A minimum of 50th percentile under the unreserved category for those students who are aiming for admissions in private dental colleges.

Can I get BDS with 200 marks in NEET 2022?

No. Chances are very rare to get a BDS seat in less than 400 marks under AIQ counselling. In the 15% All India Quota, You are required to score more than 480 marks in NEET 2022 to get a BDS seat. However,  you can get a BDS seat in a private college with 400 or more marks.

 

What were the cutoff marks in NEET 2021 for BDS?

The NEET Cutoff Marks for BDS in the year 2021 were 720-138 for the General and unreserved categories, 137-108 for SC/ST/OBC category applicants, and 137-108 for PwD students.

 

Which is the best government medical college for BDS in India?

Selection of college is based on a number of criteria including college rankings, recognition, collaborations, number of researches, campus, etc. Taking all of that under consideration, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi is regarded as the top government dental college in India.

 

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