NEET PG Counselling 2022: Cut- Off Score Reduced by 25 Percentile

In order to help fill the large number of vacant seats in NEET PG counselling last year, the Ministry of Health has approved the NEET PG revised percentile.

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In a recent announcement, the National Medical Commission has stated that the Centre has approved lowering the cut-off marks for admission to PG medical programmes.

According to the official notice, the cut-off marks have been decreased by 25 percentile across all categories, with a few exceptions.

For the general category, the reduced cut-off is 25 percentile, 20 percentile for PwD General category candidates, 15 percentile for SC/ST/OBC and 15 percentile for PwD (SC/ST/OBC).

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Considering that a large number of seats had gone vacant in the PG counselling conducted for admissions of last year, it was decided that the cut-off for admission to postgraduate courses for 2022-23 should be reduced by 25 percentile across all categories. 

An official source told PTI that such post-graduate seats going vacant is a sheer wastage of resources in a country where postgraduate medical seats are premium.

The MCC has added 197 seats to the first round of the seat allocation process of NEET UG counselling as these could not be contributed by colleges before the start of the first round of UG counselling 2022.

“The Medical Counselling Committee has received information from following institutes (list enclosed) about new seats which could not be contributed by the colleges before the start of round-1 of UG counselling 2022 as LoPs from NMC were received on 17.10.2022. Therefore, the competent authority has decided to include the following MBBS seats in the seat matrix of round-1 of UG counselling 2022 for the larger interest of candidates,” the official MCC notice stated.

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