Despite several objections and after much debate from the aspirants, the postgraduate medical entrance exam (NEET PG 2022 Examination) has been conducted. Soon after the exam, many candidates expressed that the exam was easy, however, they hoped for more time for revision.
After months long protest and a case in Supreme Court, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET PG 2022 examination) on May 21, as per schedule.
Now that the exam is over, what’s next for the medical aspirants? When will the result come and what will be the passing marks? What will be the cut-off for top colleges and when will the counseling process start? Here’s a look at what’s next for NEET PG aspirants.
While NBE has not released the official date of the exam result, the result is expected in June. According to media reports, NBE will release the NEET PG 2022 Result PDF on June 20. Candidates who have given the exam can check their result at nbe.edu.in. once result is out.
NEET PG PASSING MARKS:
To clear the exam any candidate is required to score above the at least 50th percentile score. For candidates hailing from SC, ST, and OBC categories, the minimum marks required to pass is 40th percentile, as per rule.
Last year, the Directorate General of Health Services has decided to reduce the cut-off for the NEET PG 2021 by 15 per cent. This means that instead of 50 percentile marks, students who obtain 35 percentile marks were declared to have passed the exam.
NEET PG Cutoff Marks:
On the other hand, the cutoff marks of NEET PG differ every year considering the total number of candidates who appeared and cleared the exam. The highest marks secured by a candidate also matter in determining the cutoff.
The officials will release the cutoff list along with the results this year, however, here is the look of last few years cut off that can be a reference point for the candidates.
|Year||Unreserved Category||Reserved Category|
Meanwhile, based on the exam analysis, the cut off for this year is expected to as following:
|Year||Unreserved Category (Expected Cut-off)||Reserved Category (Expected Cut-off)|
|2022||315 (+-10 Marks)||275 (+-10 Marks)|
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