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Govt approves reduction of NEET-PG cut-offs by 6 percentile for 2019-20

With the decision, general category candidates with minimum mark of 44 percentile will now be eligible for admission to medical courses.

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New Delhi Published on: May 09, 2019 13:55 IST
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The Health Ministry, in consultation with the Board of Governors in the Medical Council of India (MCI), has decided to reduce the qualifying marks for NEET-PG for 2019-20 by six percentile.

Now, general category candidates with minimum mark of 44 percentile, persons with disabilities category with minimum of 39 percentile and SC/ST and OBC category candidates with 34 percentile will become eligible for admission to postgraduate medical courses for the academic year 2019-20, an official statement said.

"All states/UTs were requested to make necessary arrangements for allowing students as per revised qualifying marks in any further rounds of counselling this year," the statement stated.

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