What is the average score in NEET to get a MBBS seat in India.

Posted by texilaadmin - 15 May, 2019

Hello aspirants, one of the most asked questions by students who are preparing for the NEET 2019 is how many marks they should score to get admission in a good government medical college or private college/ university.

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As we know, NEET - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) has been introduced by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Govt, of India and Medical Council of India (MCI) for conducting efficient, transparent and international standard test in order to access the competency of candidates for admission to premier higher education institutions.

NEET is an ironic word for those who have medical aspirants.Cracking it up with a good score is really the toughest race to have participated. we are very glad to share some of the information about the average score in NEET to get an MBBS seat in India.

No. of Students vs Seats in India

Every NEET candidate should know about the details of cut off marks and also to know that there is All India Quota 15 % and State government quota 85%.

 The Competition is Very High!! Thinking How??

15 lakhs students
appeared for NEET 2019 for 63,850 seats

It means, almost 25 students fighting for just one seat

Type of Medical college/university No. of colleges/universities No. of seats
Govt.colleges 244 33,260
Private colleges 248 30,590
Total 493 63,850

NEET Cutoff: Factors

Factors On Which NEET Cutoff Depends

  • Total number of seats available in various medical and dental colleges across the country
  • Total number of students appearing for the exam
  • Difficulty level of NEET for that particular year

Factors Determining The Merit List In Case Of Tie

If two or more candidates score the same marks, the following tie-breaking factors in the same order of priority are considered to determine the merit list:

  • Candidates who score higher in NEET Biology will be placed high in the merit list.
  • If after considering the above factor, the tie remains, the candidates with a higher score in NEET Chemistry will be placed higher in the merit list.
  • If the tie remains even after considering the above two factors, the candidates with less number of incorrect attempts will be placed higher in the merit list.
  • If there is a tie even after considering the three factors mentioned above, candidates senior in age will be placed higher in the merit list.

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NEET Cutoff: Comparison

Cut off by All India quota is always higher than state quota. Further in both the quota the seat is further divided as per category like Open, SC, OBC, ST, etc. It will vary for each group. The Cutoff also varies in government, private and deemed University also differ from college to college even in government /private/ deemed. The marks vary each year based on the difficulty level of the paper.

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1. NEET Cutoff 2018: Category-Wise Qualified Candidates


2. NEET 2018 Gender-Wise Qualified Candidates


3. NEET 2018 Nationality-Wise Qualified Candidates


4. NEET Cutoff of Top 10 Government Medical Colleges

Name of Medical Colleges 2018 NEET Closing Rank* 2017 NEET Closing Rank* 2016 NEET Closing Rank* 2015 NEET Closing Rank* 2014 NEET Closing Rank*
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 107 82 106 56 105
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 165 185 128 97 158
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 314 369 263 117 284
Government Medical College, Chandigarh 254 278 162 158 303
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai 296 297 408 216 459
King George's Medical University, Lucknow 703 725 506 386 776
Stanley Medical College, Chennai 3520 3858 2264 2039 2003
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak 1178 1481 1035 674 1512
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai 1122 1018 408 565



*Denotes closing ranks of UR category candidates

5. NEET Cutoff 2018- Deemed Universities- for MBBS

Quota NEET AIR NEET Marks College Allotted
Management/Paid (General category) 453885 165 Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry
NRI (OBC candidates) 711901 104 Saveetha Medical College, Chennai
NRI (UR candidates) 614993 123 B.L.D.E University, Bijapur
Jain Minority  135581 337 Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
Muslim Minority 125138 347 SBKS Med. Inst. and Res. Centre, Vadodara

6. NEET Cutoff 2018- Deemed Universities- for BDS

Quota NEET AIR NEET Marks College Allotted
Management/Paid 634449 119 Yenepoya Dental College, Yenepoya
NRI 316989 220 SRM Katt. Dental College and Hospt. Chennai
Jain Minority 633535 119 KM Shah Dental College, Vadodara

Remember, lakhs of students appear for NEET every year for a small number of seats. So, clearing the NEET cutoff is not enough. You must score high marks and ensure you get into one of the top medical colleges in India.

There are numerous medical colleges available in India. As we’re in a competitive world getting a seat in government college is tough but the fees are very much affordable. But if we want to get into a private college the fees are not affordable to pay. So, many aspirants are changing their career to different sector.

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