NEET MBBS merit ranking will be determined by percentile scores

The decision to have objective type questions and a percentile score to determine the merit of all NEET MBBS applications, was taken in a recent meting of Medical Council Of India’s Governors.This is the first time that a merit list will be prepared on the basis of percentile scores of candidates in medical entrance test, unlike in the past when percentage scores were taken into account to prepare the merit list.

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The Medical Council of India (MCI), which will hold the all-India medical entrance test next year in collaboration with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), has also decided to keep a cut-off of percentile scores of all applicants to determine the eligible candidates for admission to medical colleges in the country.

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The Council is of the opinion that having a cut-off percentile of eligible applicants in the exam for admission to undergraduate medical courses in India would be necessary in view of the huge number of applicants taking the entrance examination.


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Sources said the MCI was keen to fix the cut-off of 50 per cent for general and 40 per cent for reserved candidates, as without such a cut-off the percentile score of candidates given admission to MBBS would come down drastically going by the previous year’s scores. Source Indian Express


NEET 2017 Cut off

The Cut off list plays a significant role to decide whether student qualified or not qualified in Test. As this cut off differ for each category for General, OBC, SC, ST, etc. . The percentile will be determined on the basis of higher marks secured in All India common merit list in NEET 2017.


Category Marks range Qualifying Criteria No. of Candidates
UR 691-098 50th Percentile 157214
OBC 629-081 40th Percentile 149078
SC 610-081 40th Percentile 42234
ST 586-081 40th Percentile 16518
UR & PH 589-089 45th Percentile 432
OBC & PH 491-081 40th Percentile 606
SC & PH 303-081 40th Percentile 173
ST & PH 297-081 40th Percentile 62


NEET Cut off score under 15% All India Quota seats

The merit list of the eligible and successful candidates under 15% All India Quota seats will be prepared by the CBSE on the basis of score obtained in NEET 2017.


Category Marks Range No. of Candidates
Unreserved 685 – 468 14315
OBC 468- 465 230
SC 468- 352 2815
ST 466 – 303 1427
Unreserved & PH 466-214 430
OBC & PH 213-210 10
SC & PH 209-130 75
ST & PH 213 – 118 23

NEET 2017 Top 10 Topper

About 11 lakh candidates appeared for NEET 2017 Exam, we have here the Top 10 candidates on the list.


Topper Name AIR
Navdeep Singh 1
Archit Gupta 2
Manish Mulchanadani 3
Sankeerth Sadananda 4
Dogra Abhishek Veerendra 5
Deric Joseph 6
Kanishh Tayal 7
Nikita Goyal 8
Aryan Raj Singh 9
Tanish Bansal 10