Is NEET PG qualifying marks reduction for the year 2017 becoming a reality?


The reduction of qualifying marks in NEET PG 2017 is absolutely step in the right direction.

Thus making more number of PG medical aspirants of 2017 eligible to take admission.

This step will have positive impact on the various “not qualified” candidates; thus improving chances of aspirants to take admission in any one of the PG specialization on offer.

Not only that, it will also help the admission authorities; thus to completely fill all the PG seats that may have been left vacant and unfilled.

NEET PG Qualifying Marks Reduction in 2017
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It is very likely that centre may agree to reduce the cutoff marks.


The request to reduce the marks on the initiation of the honorable health minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Hopefully, our honorable Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda signs the necessary formalities, paving the way to start the counseling with immediate effect.

The initiation of Health Minister of AP Sri Kamineni Srinivas will not benefit only to the state of Andhra Pradesh; but the whole of India.

NEET PG Qualifying Marks Reduction   implementation Before 1st Counseling

As per the leading newspapers reports, the reduction of PG qualifying marks is on the way of implementation; before the commencement of first counseling.

There are chances that a centralized-counseling takes place to fill up the seats.

Increase of 5000 seats of clinical branches in government colleges

The reduction of cutoff marks will thus be in tune with the Modi government’s decision; to increase the PG clinical seats by 5000 in government colleges.

Hence also helping the population of India to have more doctors to treat the health needs of the country.

This increase improves the doctor patient ratio of India.

It looks like the government of India, Health & Family Welfare ministry and the Union and State government decision; resulting in  NEET PG Qualifying Marks Reduction is a step benefiting almost all of the medical education community.