NEET-PG cut offs reduced

The Health Ministry has decided to reduce the qualifying percentile in respect of NEET-PG for the year 2019-20 by 6 percentile.

Published: 08th May 2019 03:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th May 2019 05:04 PM   |  A+A-

The exam conducted by National Testing Agency across India has students registered for the under graduate medical entrance, the only gateway to enter medical and dental colleges.

The NEET exam conducted by National Testing Agency across India has students registered for the under graduate medical entrance, the only gateway to enter medical and dental colleges. (Photo | Pattabi Raman, EPS)

By IANS

NEW DELHI: The Health Ministry in consultation with the Board of Governors, Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to reduce the qualifying percentile in respect of NEET-PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) for the year 2019-20 by 6 percentile, an official release said on Tuesday.

"Now general category candidates with minimum marks at 44 percentile, persons with disabilities category with minimum of marks at 39 percentile and, SC/ST and OBC category candidates at 34 percentile will become eligible for admission to Post Graduate courses for the academic year 2019-20," it said.

The release said that all states and Union territories are requested to make necessary arrangements for allowing students as per revised qualifying marks in any further rounds of counselling this year.

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