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NEET PG Marks Vs Rank 2022 Analysis

Simran Saini
Simran SainiUpdated On: May 23, 2022 11:06 am IST | NEET PG

NEET PG Marks Vs Rank is one of the most common queries among aspirants. We bring to you the NEET PG Marks Vs Rank 2022 Analysis so that you get clarity on both of them.

NEET PG Marks Vs Rank 2022 Analysis

If you are aiming for a Master’s degree after MBBS/BDS, you should know that NEET PG is the most popular postgraduate medical entrance exam for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma courses in private and government medical colleges. One of the most common queries that come to the minds of aspirants taking the exam is what medical college/institute they will get through with a particular rank or mark once the NEET PG Result is out. In this article, we will tell you all about NEET PG Marks Vs Rank 2022 Analysis. That will help candidates know their estimated ranks for the different marks range. 

NEET PG Percentile Vs Percentage

Before we get into NEET PG Marks Vs Rank Analysis details, candidates appearing for the entrance test should know the difference between a percentile and percentage rank. According to the official notification of NEET PG, a percentile rank indicates how well a candidate performed in comparison to other students whereas the percentage rank indicates how better the candidate has performed. NEET Percentile rank will only display the candidate's merit position among others.

NEET PG Percentile rank is mostly used to clear the interpretation of marks and the percentage is calculated on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the computer-based test. To qualify NEET PG 2022 exam, General category candidates will require at least the 50th percentile while SC/ST/OBC candidates will require the 40th percentile. 

NEET PG Marks Vs Rank Analysis 2022

NBE is yet to release the official notification for NEET PG 2022 marks and rank list. However, after analyzing the previous years’ cutoff trends, we have compiled the tentative NEET PG Ranks Vs Marks. Candidates can get an idea of the NEET PG Marks Vs Rank Analysis from the table below. CollegeDekho will update the existing list once the official list is out.

Total Marks Scored Out of 800

NEET PG All India Rank (Expected)

800 – 670

1 – 10

669 – 630

11 – 100

629 – 590

101 – 500

589 – 550

501 – 1,000

549 – 500

1,001 – 2,000

499 – 470

2,001 – 5,000

469 – 446

5,001 – 7,500

445 – 438

7,501 – 10,000

437 – 420

10,001 – 12,000

419 – 405

12,001 – 15,000

404 – 325

15,001 – 50,000

324 – 315

50,001 – 1,00,000

314 – 302

1,00,001 – 1,20,000

301 and below

1,20,001 and above



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NEET PG: Type of Ranks

The classification of NEET PG ranks is of the following three types:

All India Rank (AIR)

AIR reflects the overall position of the candidate in the merit list i.e. the overall rank secured by a candidate in comparison to other candidates who have appeared for the test. 

All India 50% Quota (AIQ) Rank

AIQ indicates the rank of a candidate who applied under All India 50% seats among other candidates. As per the Reservation Policy of NEET PG, AIQ is applicable only to 50% of the total PG seats in government medical colleges across the country. The remaining 50% of seats are reserved for candidates having domicile in the state. 

NEET PG Previous Cutoffs for 50% AIQ 

Tabulated below are the NEET PG Cutoff scores for the years 2020 and 2019:

Category

General/Unreserved

ST/SC/OBC

General/Unreserved – PwD

SC/ST/OBC– PwD

NEET PG Cutoff Scores 2020

(Out of 1200)

366

319

342

319

NEET PG Cutoff Scores 2019

(Out of 1200)

340

295

317

295


NEET PG 2022 Expected Cut-Off

Here is a look at the expected NEET PG 2022 Cutoff scores for all categories. To qualify for NEET PG 2022 Counselling, candidates will need to score the required cutoff. 

Category

NEET PG Percentile 

NEET PG Cutoff (Expected)

General/Unreserved/EWS

50th Percentile

302

General/Unreserved – PwD

45th Percentile 

283

ST/SC/OBC (including PwD candidates)

40th Percentile

265

Factors Determining NEET PG 2022 Expected Cut-Off

As you know, a cutoff score refers to the minimum marks a candidate must obtain to qualify for the NEET PG 2022. The three main factors that determine the cutoff for the NEET PG exam include the following:

  • The total number of candidates appearing for the entrance test

  • The difficulty level of the NEET question paper

  • The total number of seats

Basis your NEET PG cutoff, the conducting body will declare the official NEET 2022 Results.


NEET PG 2022 Expected Cut-Off Merit List

NBE will prepare the NEET PG 2022 Merit list featuring names of candidates who have qualified the entrance test under 50% AIQ based on the scores obtained. The merit list will have as many students as there are seats available for allotment of MDS/PG courses under the All India Quota.

Also Read: NEET 2022 Tie-breaker Policy

NEET PG Cut off Tie-breaking Criteria

Owing to such fierce competition among students in the NEET PG exam, there may be certain instances where two or more candidates earn the same percentile. However, their ranks cannot be the same. Under such circumstances, the NEET PG Tie-breaking protocol will be applied and the merit of the concerned candidates will be determined in order of preference as follows:

  • The candidate who has given the least number of incorrect answers in Sections A, B and C combined will be ranked higher on the NEET PG Rank List.

  • The candidate scoring higher marks in Section C will be positioned at a higher rank

  • The applicant with the least number of incorrect answers in Section C will receive a higher rank

  • The applicant scoring higher marks in Section B will be ranked higher

  • The candidate with the least number of incorrect answers in Section B will be rewarded a higher rank

  • The applicant scoring higher marks in Section A will be given priority

  • The candidate with the lesser number of incorrect answers in Section A will be allotted a higher rank

  • Lastly, the older candidate will be ranked higher

NEET PG Counselling 2022

Based on the list of NEET PG Rank released by the NBA, NEET PG 2022 Counselling for 50% of total seats under the AIQ will be arranged. Qualified candidates will be offered admissions to Central/Deemed Universities, ESIC (Employees State Insurance Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research) and AFMC (Armed Forces Medical College). To appear for the NEET PG Seat Allotment procedure, qualified candidates will have to register for the counselling and provide their preferred choice of college/institute along with the reservation criteria. Additionally, candidates will have to mention the preferred Postgraduate course they are seeking admission to. 

We hope this article will clarify your doubts regarding NEET PG Marks Vs Rank! For more such information and the latest updates on NEET PG 2022, keep an eye out on the CollegeDekho website. You can also call us at 1800-572-877 or post your queries by filling up our QnA form. Our experts are happy to help you!

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