New Delhi: Government of India has taken the decision to lower the qualifying marks in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test postgraduate (NEET-PG), 2019 to as low as 34 percentile for SC/ST/OBC category candidates against 44 percentile for the general category candidates.
The lowered qualifying marks will be applicable only for the academic year 2019-20.
The new qualifying cutoff for Persons with Disabilities category is 39 percentile.
The result of NEET-PG 2019 was declared by National Board of Examinations (NBE) on 31 January 2019.
In accordance with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India letter F.No.V.11012/5/2009-ME (P-I) of 7 May 2019, the minimum qualifying percentiles have been lowered as follows:
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The central Government has consulted the Medical Council of India before taking the decision to lower the NEET-PG, 2019 qualifying marks.
All States and Union Territories have been asked to make arrangements for allowing students for further rounds of counselling this year on the basis of the lowered qualifying marks.
The revised score card of all the candidates who appeared in NEET-PG 2019 can be downloaded from NEET-PG website https://nbe.edu.in/ shortly. The revised Score card
will not be sent individually to the candidates.
The revised result for All India 50% PG quota seats for NEET-PG 2019 shall be declared separately