New Delhi, Mar 12: The Union Well being Ministry has determined to scale back the cut-off by 15 percentile throughout all classes for NEET-PG 2021. This implies college students now must get hold of 35 percentile o marks as a substitute of fifty percentile, to clear the put up graduate medical examination.
In a letter to NBE Govt Director Minu Bajpai, Member Secretary of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) B Srinivas stated, “After due discussion and deliberations, it has been decided by the Health Ministry in consultation with NMC to reduce the cut-off by 15 percentile across all categories i.e. the qualifying percentile for general category may be reduced to 35th percentile, for PH(Genl) to 30th percentile and for reserved category (SC/ST/OBC) be reduced to 25th percentile.” “In view of the above, you are requested to kindly declare the revised result and send the revised result data of the newly eligible candidates to the office of the undersigned at the earliest,” Srinivas stated.
In line with well being ministry officers, the choice was taken in session with the Nationwide Medical Fee (NMC) in view of roughly 8,000 seats nonetheless remaining vacant even after two rounds of all India and two rounds of state quota counselling.
“The move aims to prevent seat wastage. With this reduction in percentile approximately 25,000 fresh candidates can participate in the mop round of the ongoing counselling,” an official stated.
The Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Take a look at (Postgraduate), or NEET-PG, is carried out for admission to postgraduate medical programs.
Story first printed: Saturday, March 12, 2022, 16:32 [IST]