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NEET 2021 Cut off: Cutoff Marks for GEN, SC, ST, OBC, EWS

Updated By Diksha Nautiyal on 10 Nov, 2021 10:33

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NEET Cutoff 2021 (Released)

The cutoff for NEET 2021 has now been released, as the NEET 2021 result has been announced. With the release of the cutoff scores, the counselling process begins. Through these cutoff scores, candidates are allocated different colleges and courses in participating colleges located across the country. You can have a look at the NEET 2021 expected cutoff until the same has been released by NTA.        

NEET 2021 Marks vs Rank 

As most students received their scorecard by mail, we have analyzed the marks vs rank of 2021 -


NEET 2021 Official Cutoff (Category-Wise)

You can check the category-wise NEET 2021 official cutoff in the table below - 

Name of the CategoryCutoff PercentileMarks RangeNo. of Candidates
UR - EWS50th Percentile720 - 138770857
UR - OBC40th Percentile137 - 10866978
UR - SC40th Percentile137 - 10822384
UR - ST40th Percentile137 - 1089312
UR/ EWS & PWD45th Percentile137 - 122313
OBC & PWD40th Percentile121 - 108157
SC & PWD40th Percentile121 - 10859
ST & PWD40th Percentile121 - 10814

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NEET Cutoff 2021 Date

The important dates for NEET Cut-off 2021 are as follows:



NEET UG 2021 Exam Date

12th September 2021

Declaration of NEET-UG 2021 Result

November 1, 2021

NEET UG 2021 Cut-Off Release

November 1, 2021

NEET 2021 Expected Cutoff (Category-wise)

Candidates can check out the following data and get an idea of the cutoff scores. The data has been taken from previous years' patterns.

Name of the CategoryCutoff PercentileMarks Range
UR50th Percentile720-147
UR/ EWS & PH45th Percentile146-129
OBC40th Percentile146-113
SC40th Percentile146-113
ST40th Percentile146-113
OBC & PH40th Percentile126-113
SC & PH40th Percentile128-113
ST & PH40th Percentile128-113

NEET 2021 Expected Safe Cutoff/ Scores

You can check out the NEET 2021 expected safe cutoff/ scores here to get an idea about the same:

CategoryExpected Safe Score/ Cutoff

NEET 2021 Category-wise Expected Cutoff Score/ Percentile by Aakash

CategoryExpected Cutoff ScoreExpected Cutoff Percentile
UR701-13450th Percentile
OBC133-10740th Percentile
SC133-10740th Percentile
ST133-10740th Percentile
UR-PH133-12045th Percentile
OBC-PH119-10740th Percentile
SC-PH119-10740th Percentile
ST-PH119-10740th Percentile

Highlights of NEET 2021 Expected Cutoff

It is expected that the NEET 2021 cutoff for general category candidates will be around 600 this year.

  • The NEET 2021 cutoff is expected to be higher this year as compared to last year.

  • The NEET 2021 cutoff will likely increase for all the categories in comparison to NEET 2020

  • As per the overall analysis of NEET 2021, the paper was moderate which will result in a high NEET 2021 cutoff

NEET 2021 State-wise Cutoff/ Percentile Score

Since the NEET 2021 cutoff scores for different states have not been released yet, for reference, candidates can check out the state-wise cutoff scores for the year 2020.

NEET Cutoff for Karnataka - AIQ and State Quota Seats

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NEET Cutoff for Maharashtra - AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Gujarat - AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Andhra Pradesh-AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Uttar Pradesh- AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Kerala- AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Bihar - AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Odisha- AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Himachal Pradesh- AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET Cutoff for Haryana - AIQ and State Quota Seats

NEET cut-off list consists of the minimum marks required to qualify in the entrance exam. Candidates who will score equal to or more than the NEET cut off 2021 will be granted admission to medical, dental colleges of India. With the help of the NEET 2021 cut-off, candidates will know whether they have qualified to be considered for admission into MBBS/BDS courses. It must be noted by the candidates that the cut-off of NEET 2021 for different categories will vary from each other.

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Steps to Check NEET UG 2021 Cut-off 

By following the below steps, candidates can check the NEET cut-off 2021:

Step 1: View the NEET answer key and note down the number of correct and incorrect answers.

Step 2: By following the marking scheme of NEET, candidates can calculate their scores. NEET Score = (no. of correct answers X 4) - (no. of correct answers X 1)

Step 3: After calculating the score, match your score with the qualifying marks.

Step 4: If you have passed, check the NEET cut-off of different colleges.​

NEET MBBS/ BDS Cutoff - Year-wise Analysis

The comparison and analysis of NEET previous years' cutoff scores are given in the table below:

CategoryNEET 2020 Cutoff ScoresNEET 2019 Cutoff Scores

Category of Candidates Appeared in NEET 2021

The category of candidates that appeared in NEET 2021 are as follows:

  • Indian Nationals
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
  •  Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs)
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)
  • Foreign Nationals

Factors Determining NEET-UG Cut-off 2021

NEET cut-off will be based on various factors such as:

  • Number of seats

  • The difficulty level of question paper

  • Total number of test-takers

  • Total number of qualified candidates

  • Previous year cut-offs

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Related Questions

What is the expected NEET cutoff for OBC Category?

-Magray Shahzaib Updated on July 27, 2021 11:30 AM
  • 1 Answer
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

According to our analysis, the OBC cutoff marks for NEET 2021 will be between 146 to 113. And the NEET Cutoff Percentile will be 40%. For detailed information, we advised you to go through the link mentioned below:-

NEET 2021 Expected Cutoff: Check Category-wise Cutoff Here

If you have any additional questions or would want to learn more about NEET 2021, please fill out our Common application form, and our education professionals would be happy to assist you. If you have any doubts, please call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 for FREE help.

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I'm a class 12 student of batch 2020-2021. Can i attend the NEET UG entrance exam before the scheduled date because both the entrance exam and board exam are likely to occur on may

-Miding borangUpdated on April 05, 2021 02:46 PM
  • 4 Answers
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No, You cannot take NEET UG entrance exam before the scheduled date. For better assistance, please fill our Common Application Form and avail our expert assistance.

Given below are certain other links that might help you with NEET UG 2021 Entrance Exam:-

For better assistance, please call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. Our admission experts would guide you all the details of NEET UG Entrance Exam

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What is the upper age limit in neet(ug) 2021.is there any separate age limit in AIIMS-MBBS

-Amit dwivediUpdated on February 07, 2021 12:02 PM
  • 3 Answers
Diksha Nautiyal, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 

The upper age limit for NEET UG 2020 for General category students is 25 years and 30 years for reserved category and PWD candidates. To get detailed information on NEET UG 2020 eligibility criteria, click here.

For admission-related information and assistance, please fill our Common Application Form and avail expert assistance throughout the admission process. You can also try our toll-free student helpline number - 1800-572-9877 to get instant assistance.

Good Luck!


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FAQs about NEET UG Cut Off

When will NTA release the official cut off for NEET 2021?

The NEET 2021 cutoff will be released along with the result. Most likely NEET 2021 result will be released in June 2021.

How many marks are required in NEET for MBBS?

Last year, the NEET 2020 cutoff scores were around 134. However, this year it anticipated that NEET 2021 cutoff will be high as the exam takers were more and the difficulty level of the exam was easy. Therefore, the expected NEET 2021 cutoff can be around 135-140.

Will the NEET cutoff 2021 be considered valid in the next academic year as well?

No, the NEET cutoff 2021 will only be valid for this academic year. Also, the NEET 2021 Result is valid for one year only.

Will there be a drop in NEET 2021 cutoff?

The NEET 2021 cutoff depends on various factors such as the number of candidates appearing in the exam, their performance, difficulty level of the exam, and others. Most likely the NEET 2021 cutoff will be high as the difficulty level of the exam was easy and the number of test-takers was more.

Will NEET 2021 cutoff decrease?

NTA had made it official that there will be an increase in the NEET 2021 cutoff by 15 marks. One of the main reasons for this is that NEET is the only entrance exam for MBBS/BDS admissions in India.

How will NEET cut off 2021 be decided?

Once the results are released, the NEET cut-off will also be announced. The cut-off will be decided basis following factors: the total number of candidates appearing for exams, level of difficulty of exams, availability of seats under each category, and institutes.

Which state has lowest cut off in NEET?

As per the previous year's trends, the lowest cut off in NEET is scored in Goa. Goa Medical College, Bambolin which is a Government Medical College(GMC) had the lowest NEET cutoff.

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