NEET Qualifications 2

Qualifying criteria for NEET UG National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test

(A) In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS course for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in ‘National-Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test to MBBS course’ held for the said academic year. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of General candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in All India common merit list in ‘National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS course’.

Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test held for any academic year for admission to MBBS Course, the Central Government in consultation with Medical Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to MBBS Course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only.

(B) No candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as above shall be eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.


1. The Pre-medical course may be conducted either at a Medical College or at a Science College.

2. After the 10+2 course is introduced the integrated courses be abolished.

3. Marks obtained in Mathematics are not to be considered for admission to M.B.B.S. Course.

4. No State eligibility criteria will be applicable to the students who take admission under 15% All India Quota Scheme.

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2 thoughts on “NEET Qualifications

  • Manisha

    Sir, if i have taken biotech instead of bio in 12 and i already applied for NEET, am i eligible to give the exam?

  • Tamanna Parween

    Centralised system of admission test is more convenient for the incumbents.