Highlights of NEET UG 2019 : Admission to MBBS/BDS Courses

By SchoolMyKids Counsellor | 3-4 mins read | January 25, 2020
Highlights of NEET UG 2019 : Admission to MBBS/BDS Courses

As per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act-1956 as amended in 2016 and the Dentists Act-1948 as amended in 2016, National Testing Agency (NTA) has conducted NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2019 [NEET(UG)-2019] for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament e.g. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry. Statistics about NEET UG 2019. As many as 14,10,755 candidates had appeared for the NEET UG 2019 exam. Of the 7,97,042 candidates who qualified the NEET UG 2019, 4,45,761 are girls, and 3,51,278 boys, and three are transgenders.

NEET UG 2018 was organised in 10 languages in 136 cities (2255 examination centres) across India. A total of 13.3 Lakh students appeared for the exam. While NEET UG 2017 was organised in 10 languages in 103 cities across India. A total of 11.4 Lakh students appeared for the exam. Click here to Know about NEET UG Exam. Read for complete Highlights of NEET UG 2018.

Some of Highlights of NEET-UG, 2019 and comparison with NEET UG 2018 are as follows

NEET 2019 Cut off Marks Category Wise Cut off Percentile - NEET Result 2019

Based on cutoff marks and cutoff percentile in CBSE NEET 2018 result, candidates will be shortlisted for the further process for admission into MBBS & BDS courses 2019. There will be state wise cutoff based on the respective category.

This year the NEET cut off is lower than last year. Refer to the table below for details of the candidates qualified the NEET 2019 exam on the basis of the minimum qualifying criteria of NEET-UG, 2019 :-

Category Cutoff Qualifying Criteria

NEET 2019: Marks Range

NEET 2019: # of Candidates Qualified

NEET 2018 : Marks Range

NEET 2018 : Number of Candidates Qualified

NEET 2017 : Marks Range

NEET 2017 : Number of Candidates Qualified
OTHERS 50th Percentile   2,86,245 691 - 119 634897  697-131  543473
 OBC 40th Percentile    3,75,635 118 - 96 54653  130-107  47382
SC  40th Percentile   99,890 118 - 96 17209  130-107  47382
ST  40th Percentile   35,272  118-96 7446  130-107  6018
UR & PH  45th Percentile     118 - 107 205  130-118  67
OBC & PH  40th Percentile     106 - 96 104  130-107  152
SC & PH  40th Percentile     106 - 96 36  130-107  38
 ST & PH  40th Percentile     106 - 96 12  130-107  10
TOTAL              611739

Overall Exam Stats

According to NTA, 79.31 percent of candidates appeared for the exam in English, while 11.84 percent appeared for it in Hindi. 8.86 percent candidates appeared for the exam in regional languages.

  NEET 2019 NEET 2018 NEET 2017
Total Candidates   13,26,725 11,38,890
Languages Exam Conducted in     10
Cities   136 103
Exam Centers   2255 1921

Candidate Profile - by Candidate Origin

CANDIDATES NEET 2019 Number NEET 2018 Number NEET 2018 Remarks  NEET 2017 NUMBER NEET 2017 REMARKS
Total Candidates registered   13,26,725 16.49% increase from NEET 2017  11,38,890 70.58% increase from NEET-I, 2016 139.37% increase from NEET-II, 2016
Indian Nationals   13,23,672   11,36,206 -
Un Reserved   4,84,480      
SC   1,81,217      
ST   80,868      
OBC   5,80,160      
NRIs   1842   1522 -
OCIs   530   480 Allowed for the first time
PIO   60   69 Allowed for the first time
Foreigners   621   613 Allowed for the first time

Candiate Profile NEET UG 2018

Gender NEET 2019 Candidates NEET 2018 Candidates NEET 2018 Comments NEET 2017 Candidates NEET 2017 Comments
Male   5,80,648 43.76% of registered candidates 4,97,043 43.64% of registered candidates
Female   7,46,076 56.23% of registered candidates 6,41,839 56.36% of registered candidates
Transgender   01   8 -
Total   13,26,725      

 

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