The Health Ministry announced reduction of the qualifying marks for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for post graduation (NEET-PG) for 2019-20 by 6 percentile.
As per an official statement, here are the NEET-PG qualifying marks from 2019-20:
General category candidates: minimum mark of 44 percentile
persons with disabilities category: minimum of 39 percentile
SC/ST and OBC category candidates: minimum of 34 percentile
“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," said a health ministry statement.
“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," it said.
The ministry further asked the states and union territories (UT) to make necessary arrangements for allowing students as per revised qualifying marks in any further rounds of counselling this year.
NEET, formerly the All India Pre-Medical Test, is an entrance examination in India for students who wish to study graduate and postgraduate medical courses and dental courses in government or private medical colleges and dental colleges in India.
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