NEET Cut off: Huge increase in NEET cutoff, see GEN, EWS, OBC, SC, ST category cutoffs.

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NEET Cut Off: This year NEET exam has seen an increase in the qualifying marks. Last year the qualifying marks range for unsecured category was 720-137 and this year it has increased to 720-164. Similarly, for OBC SC and ST categories, it has increased from 136-107 last year to 163-129 this year. This time a record 67 students have topped NEET. All these have got rank 1. All these students have secured 99.997129 percentile marks. NEET was conducted on May 5 across the country in pen paper mode.

NEET Result 2024 Cut Off: What was the cutoff of NEET this year?
Year 2023 Year 2024
Category Eligibility Criteria Students Marks Category No. Students Marks Category

UR/EWS 50th percentile 720-137 1014372 720-164 1165904
OBC 40th Percentile 136-107 88592 163-129 100769
SC 40th percentile 136-107 29918 163-129 34326
ST 40th percentile 136-107 12437 163-129 14478
UR/EWS, Divyang 45th percentile 136-121 405 163-146 455
OBC and Divyang 40th percentile 120-107 179 145-129 270
SC and Divyang 40th percentile 120-107 50 145-129 55
ST and Handicapped 40th percentile 120-108 23 145-129 11

How many passes from which category?
Out of 1316268 candidates who cleared NEET this year, 333932 are from unreserved category, 618890 from OBC category, 178738 from SC, 68479 from ST and 116229 from EWS category. Apart from this, 4120 candidates from disabled category have also cleared the exam.

Talking about the state wise performance, Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of candidates (1165047) passed. This is followed by Maharashtra (142665), Rajasthan (121240) and Tamil Nadu (89426).

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Merit will be determined by a tie-breaking formula
The NTA said the merit list will be prepared based on a tie-breaking formula, with preference given to those with higher marks/percentile score in Biology, followed by Chemistry and Physics. “Henceforth, preference will be given to candidates with lower ratio of number of correct answers to number of wrong answers in all subjects except Chemistry and Physics,” the agency said.

This year, maximum 2406079 candidates registered for NITI UG exam. Out of them 2333297 or 96.9% candidates appeared in the exam and out of them total 13162686 or 56.4% candidates have passed the exam. The pass percentage was almost the same as last year at 56.2%.

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