NEET 2018 Cutoff – This year total 13,26,725 candidates registered for NEET UG 2018 Exam. Among them, the number of male applicants is 5,80,648 and female applicants is 7,46,076. It is expected that this year NEET Cut Off will be higher than the previous year since the number of applicants has drastically increased in numbers. In this year, 16.5% more candidates appeared for NEET UG 2018 compared to previous year. However, surprisingly last year also the number of registered candidates was 40% higher than the year before, yet NEET Cut Off had lowered instead of rising. There are various factors that we have considered while determining NEET 2018 Cut Off and predict chances of qualifying accordingly. This year actual NEET cut off percentile is already known. Marks corresponding to cutoff percentile will be published with NEET UG result 2018.

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Candidates can check NEET UG 2018 Answer Key and can calculate the estimated score. By comparing with the expected cut-off provided here, one can determine whether they have qualified the NEET UG 2018 Exam. Candidates can check the prediction NEET Cut Off for UG 2018 and previous year cut-off.

What factors determine NEET 2018 Cut off?

There are many factors that are taken into consideration while preparing the NEET Cut off 2018. Some of them are:

  • Number of applicants took the NEET UG 2018 Exam
  • The difficulty level of question paper
  • Average performance by the candidates.
  • NEET 2018 previous year cutoff

NEET 2018 Cut off

Cut-off marks along with the number of candidates passed in each of the below mentioned category in NEET UG 2018 is provided below. CBSE is conducting National Eligibility cum Entrance Test on 6th May 2018 in offline mode. Based on the above-mentioned factors, we analyze the expected cut-off for NEET UG 2018. Candidates who meet the official NEET cut off will be eligible for admission to state and central medical college. Below table contains the NEET UG 2018 cut-off for different categories. Details of the candidates qualified the test on the basis of the minimum qualifying criteria of NEET-UG, 2018 are as follows: –

S. NoCategoryNEET 2018 Cut off percentileCut Off ScoreNo Of Candidates
1General (UR)50691-119634897
5UR PH45118-107205
6OBC PH40106-96104
7SC PH40106-9636
8ST PH40106-9612

NEET Cut off percentile 2018

As you may already be aware, CBSE has fixed the percentile cutoff to qualify NEET 2018. It is 50th percentile for unreserved category candidates, 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC, 45th percentile for UR-PH, and 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC-PH. CBSE will announce actual cut off marks with NEET UG 2018 Result which will be announced on 5th June 2018.

NEET Cut off 2018: Higher or Lower?

Due to increase in the number of NEET UG 2018 Applicants, this year, cutoff is most likely to rise.

Number of registered candidates for NEET 2018: 13,26,725

Number of registered candidates for NEET 2017: 11,38,890

Nevertheless, it should also be remembered that the number of registrations in 2017 were also more than that of its previous, yet cut off had dipped.

NEET 2018 Cut off: How to calculate NEET UG 2018 Percentile?

The concept of percentile is to show a number of candidates that you have performed better than. Its formula to calculate is as follows:

Number of candidates who have scored less than you / total number of candidates x 100


Total number of candidates – Your rank / Total number of candidates x 100.

Say for example you have 12223rd rank and there are 13,26,725 students; then your percentile is

1326725-123 / 1326725 x 100 = 99.1 percentile.

NEET Cut Off 2017

NEET Cut off 2017 is provided in the table given below. Candidates can check the cut-off in order to have an idea.

S. NoCategoryPercentileMarks RangeNumber Of Candidates
1.UR50th percentile697 – 131543473
2.OBC40th percentile130 – 10747382
3.SC40th percentile130 – 10714599
4.ST40th percentile130 – 1076018
5.UR PH45th percentile130 – 11867
6.OBC PH40th percentile130 – 107152
7.SC PH40th percentile130 – 10738
8.ST PH40th percentile130 – 107




NEET Cut off 2016

NEET Cut off 2016 is provided in the table given below. Candidates can check the cut-off in order to have a idea. NEET 2016 Cut-off is provided in the table given below. Candidates can check the cut-off in order to have a idea.

S. NoCategoryPercentileMarks RangeNumber Of Candidates
1.UR50th percentile685 – 145171329
2.OBC40th percentile678 – 118175226
3.SC40th percentile595 – 11847183
4.ST40th percentile599 – 11815710
5.UR PH45th percentile474 – 131437
6.OBC PH40th percentile510 – 118597
7.SC PH40th percentile415 – 118143
8.ST PH40th percentile339 – 11836

NEET UG 2018 Answer Key

The NEET UG 2018 official Answer Key contains correct answers of all 180 questions asked in exam. NEET UG 2018 Answer Key is published in PDF format or as a table containing question numbers and their answers. Candidates can check NEET UG 2018 official answer key to check their papers and calculate marks out of 720. CBSE releases official answer key around ten days after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates can challenge it online by paying Rs 1000 per challenge.

With the help of answer key, candidates can calculate and estimate marks that he/she is going to obtain and compare it with NEET 2018 Expected Cutoff. If your marks are equal to or more than expected cutoff then one has better chances of qualifying.

NEET UG 2018 Result

CBSE will announce NEET 2018 Result on 5th June 2018 in online mode. On the same day, the board will release a press release stating all figures of number of candidates appeared, actual cutoff and other important details. Then candidates can know actual minimum marks to qualify NEET UG 2018 Exam. Until then candidates can refer to NEET UG 2018 Expected Cutoff from this page to analyze the performance of the candidate.

Highlight of NEET 2018 Cut off

These figures of NEET 2018 Cut off have been given on the basis of data analysis that since the number of candidates is higher, the cutoff will marginally increase. However, this will be updated once the CBSE, official authority will release the NEET Cut off on the day of result publication.

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