The All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance is an annual medical entrance exam admission for medical and dental courses like MBBS and BDS at several medical colleges across the country. It is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Find out which AIPMT colleges you should aim for and how many marks you should get to clear the cutoff.

This exam is conducted for admission in 15% of the total seats in all medical and dental colleges in India run by Central and State governments/local authorities except in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana. About 6.3 lakh people registered for AIPMT in 2015 and about 3000 MBBS seats and 250 BDS seats are available under the exam. It has also replaced National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET 2016). The AIPMT colleges’ cutoff for overall admission is usually around the following estimations:

The National Test Agency (NTA) would be announcing the NEET (AIPMT) 2019 Cutoff along with the declaration of its result. The Cutoff of AIPMT 2019 would be an indication of the minimum marks needed to qualify the medical entrance exam. It will be displayed on the scorecard of AIPMT 2019 with the All India Rank (AIR) and AIPMT score (overall and section-wise).

Only the candidates who manage to score equal to or more than the AIPMT cutoff 2019 would be eligible to get admission to medical, dental and allied courses. The minimum expected percentile for qualifying the exam has already been disclosed, and candidates need to ensure that they attain the equivalent marks for the qualifying percentile. Note that the AIPMT 2019  cutoff is different for different categories. This AIPMT  cutoff 2019 will be fixed once all the national and state level counselling processes are complete.

Top 15 Medical Colleges for NEET (AIPMT) Aspirants

The competition is always quite tough as the best medical colleges like AIIMS, JIPMER offer admission to a selected 50 to 75 students every year. These institutes are quite well-known and attract only the best brains of not only India but foreign countries as well.

Here is a list of the top-most medical colleges of India that accept AIPMT scores for admission.

Name of the college Number of seats
Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College (G.S. Medical College), Mumbai 260
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune 125
King George Medical College (KGMC), Lucknow 250
Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi 250
Grant Medical College (GMC), Mumbai 200
Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College (BJMC), Ahmedabad 250
Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi 200
Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata 15% only
Patna Medical College, Patna 150
Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University(IMS-BHU) Varanasi 84
Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, Assam 15%
Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College & Hospital, Berhampur, Odisha 150
Christian Medical College(CMC), Ludhiana 75
Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College (BJMC), Pune 200
North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong

Generally, students tend to pick the choices that are close to their home and the filling of seats might be disrupted hugely in that aspect. But according to the general preference trend over the years, the following are the best colleges ranked overall to get admission through AIPMT by how quickly they are filled in the counselling process. The difference between the following list’s order and the above list is that the following list is a compilation taking both the opening and closing ranks into consideration. A college which is opened by a higher AIR holder might be filling later than that opened by a lower AIR holder. This list is thus the list of the quickest filled colleges through AIPMT.

AIPMT  Cutoff 2019 – Minimum Qualifying Percentile

The minimum qualifying percentile simply is the minimum percentile necessary to qualify AIPMT 2019. Note that the corresponding marks will only be stated after the declaration of result as the percentile totally depends on the relative performance of all the candidates who have given the exam. Candidates who aspire clear the AIPMT 2019 need to secure equal to or more than the percentile cutoff of AIPMT 2019 as mentioned in the table below.

AIPMT 2019  Cutoff

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile
Unreserved (UR) 50th Percentile
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH) 45th Percentile
Scheduled Caste (SC) 40th Percentile
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 40th Percentile
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 40th Percentile
SC-PH 40th Percentile
ST-PH 40th Percentile
OBC-PH 40th Percentile

Important Factors for Deciding the AIPMT  Cutoff

The following factors would be considered before deciding the AIPMT  cutoff:

  1. Total students appeared in the examination.
  2. Seat Availability.
  3. The difficulty level of the question paper.
  4. Marking scheme and previous year’s AIPMT cutoff trends.

AIPMT Admission Process 

  1. Admission is done through two ways: AIQ Counselling (All India Quota) and State Counselling. Note that 15% of total available seats come under the AIQ (All India Quota) counseling and remaining seats are for state counseling.
  2. Seats get allotted to students qualifying AIPMT 2018 cutoff marks based on their AIPMT score, institute chosen during online counseling, All India, and All India Quota Rank.
  3. After the 2nd round of All India Quota counseling is done, all the vacant seats then get assigned to State Quota.

AIPMT  Cutoff 2019 – Percentile Mode

The AIPMT 2019 cutoff is predetermined in the form of percentile rather than specific marks. Percentile also stands for a number where a certain percentage of scores fall below that number. Therefore, it depends totally on the students’ performance when compared to the performance of others. For example, the AIPMT cutoff 2019 that is basically 50th percentile for unreserved category candidates, means that a candidate needs to score more than 50% of candidates belonging to the specific category.

Now that the AIPMT gets conducted in different shifts, the scores would get equated with the help of standardisation techniques, which are often used for leveling the differences that might come up because of the different difficulty level of all the question papers. The percentile mode of AIPMT  cutoff 2019 also makes sure that other important factors like the number of test takers and their preparation level are also considered for maintaining the fairness of the exam.

AIPMT  Cutoff 2019: Tie-Breaker Criteria

The tie-breaker criteria are for alloting AIPMT AIR when two or more candidates score equal marks. As per the tie-breaker criteria, the AIPMT merit list 2019 gets prepared. Here are the steps in the order of preference to break the tie:

  • Marks in Biology in AIPMT 2019: Candidates who get more marks in the Biology (Botany and Zoology) section would be given preference over the ones who have got lesser marks.
  • Marks in Chemistry in AIPMT 2019: In a situation where the above criterion fails, then the students who attain more marks in the Chemistry would be placed above those with lesser marks.
  • Number of Wrong Answers: When the tie remains after bearing in mind the above-mentioned criteria, then the students who have given the least number of wrong answers would be given preference over the ones with more number of incorrect number of responses.
  • Age: If the tie is still there, then the candidate who is older in age will be given preference over the younger ones.

Revision in AIPMT  Cutoff 2019

The revision situation happens in AIPMT 2019 cutoff when the number of candidates who have qualified the exam falls short of the number of seats available for admission. In this scenario, the Union Government has the right to revise and lower the minimum percentile requirements of AIPMT cutoff 2019 for MBBS/BDS admissions in consultation with the MCI (Medical Council of India) and the DCI (Dental Council of India).

Merit List for 15% All India Quota Counselling

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been in charge for making the merit list for counselling of 15% All India Quota seats. The list of candidates who have successfully qualified the exam after clearing at least the AIPMT cutoff 2019 for their respective categories would be a part of this merit list. The AIPMT 2019 merit list would then be sent to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), the regulatory body for the counselling of 15% All India Quota seats. DGHS will further forward the list of candidates to the relevant state counselling authorities.

AIPMT 2018 Cutoff: Qualifying Candidates under Different Marks Range

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile Marks Range No. of Candidates Qualified
Unreserved (UR) 50th Percentile 691-119 6,34,897
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH) 45th Percentile 118-107 205
Scheduled Caste (SC) 40th Percentile 118-96 17,209
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 40th Percentile 118-96 7,446
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 40th Percentile 118-96 54,653
SC-PH 40th Percentile 106-96 36
ST-PH 40th Percentile 106-96 12
OBC-PH 40th Percentile 106-96 104

AIPMT  Cutoff 2018: Category-wise Qualified Candidates

Category AIPMT 2018 Qualification Percentile AIPMT 2018 Qualifying Score (out of 720) Qualified Candidates

(By Obtaining AIPMT  cutoff)

UR 50th Percentile 119 2,68,316
OBC 40th Percentile 96 3,27,575
SC 40th Percentile 96 87,311
ST 40th Percentile 96 31,360

AIPMT 2018 Gender-wise Qualified Candidates

Gender Registered Candidates Appeared Candidates Qualified Candidates

(By Obtaining AIPMT  cutoff)

Male 5,80,649 5,53,849 3,12,399
Female 7,46,075 7,16,072 4,02,162
Transgender 01 01 01
Total 13,26,725 12,69,922 7,14,562

AIPMT 2018 Nationality-wise Qualified Candidates

Nationality Registered Candidates Appeared Candidates Qualified Candidates

(By Obtaining AIPMT  cutoff)

Indian 13,23,673 12,67,229 7,12,635
Foreigner 621 518 324
NRI 1,842 1,651 1,200
OCI 529 461 367
PIO 60 55 36

List of States (or Union Territories)Participating in NEET (AIPMT) 2018

AIPMT  Cutoff Ranks of Top 10 Medical Colleges

Name of Medical Colleges 2017 AIPMT Closing Rank 2016 AIPMT Closing Rank 2015 AIPMT Closing Rank 2014 AIPMT Closing Rank
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi 49 44 28 59
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 82 106 56 105
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 185 128 97 158
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 369 263 117 284
Government Medical College, Chandigarh 278 162 158 303
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai 297 408 216 459
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow 725 506 386 776
Stanley Medical College, Chennai 3,858 2,264 2,039 2,003
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak 1,481 1,035 674 1,512
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai 1,018 408 565 1,008

AIPMT Result 2019

AIPMT 2019 result would be announced separately for each session (February and May). The exact date of the AIPMT result 2019 has not been confirmed by the NTA till now. But, most probably, the release of AIPMT February 2019 result would happen in the first week of March and for AIPMT May 2019, it would be the first week of June 2019. If an applicant has given the AIPMT in both the sessions, then the better score of the two sessions will be taken into account. The AIPMT result, which is released in the form of a scorecard, would include the marks scored in the exam and AIPMT AIR. The scorecard would also verify whether the applicant has qualified the exam on the basis of AIPMT cutoff 2019. When it comes to the AIPMT AIR, the merit list would be set most likely by NTA and provided to DGHS and state counselling authorities. The AIPMT 2019 merit list would be created in two formats – an overall merit list and category-wise merit list.

NEET Seat Allotment 2019

Since the admission to medical and dental courses is always given on merit cum preference, the seat allotment result gets declared by the authorities only after the counselling process is completed. NEET seat allotment 2019 is simply the allotted college and course offered to the candidates after each round of counselling. The minimum marks of a candidate who has got admission in a particular college would then become the NEET Cut off 2019 of that particular college.

Before the examination it is important to set a target for your rank and knowing the general AIPMT cut off trend from last year might help this cause. Toppr wishes the best for your journey!

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