How Many Marks Are Required In NEET For BAMS?

NEET is the one-tier medical entrance test for all medical courses now across the country. Even the entrance tests carried out by AIIMS and JIPMER institutes are now under NEET (regulated by the National Testing Agency). As proposed by the Ministry of AYUSH, NEET is the test on the basis of which candidates can seek admissions to BAMS (Bachelors of Ayurveda Medicine) in India. Your NEET score is instrumental in seeking medical seats for various courses. Consequently, NEET aspirants can apply for BAMS courses via the state quota seats too.

For this, candidates must clear the NEET cut-off percentile and its corresponding marks as specified with the declaration of results in various categories.

Also see: NEET Eligibility criteria

Take a look at the previous years’ category-wise percentile and corresponding marks required for admissions to BAMS courses through NEET.

Category Minimum Percentile Corresponding Marks
General 50th percentile 720-147
Unreserved – PH 45th percentile 146-129
OBC 40th percentile 146-113
SC & ST 40th percentile 146-113
SC & ST – PH 40th percentile 128-113

Basic Eligibility Criteria For BAMS Through NEET

Only those candidates who successfully pass the eligibility criteria can seek admissions to BAMS courses. The basic NEET eligibility criteria is as mentioned:

  • Candidate should have taken up Physics, Chemistry and Biology as their mainstream subjects in class 12
  • Candidate must have passed class 12 exams under a recognized board with a minimum aggregate of 45% in subjects
  • Candidate must qualify the NEET percentile declared for that particular year

What Is The Process Of Admissions For BAMS Through NEET?

Candidates who have qualified NEET successfully, i.e., cleared the NEET cut-off, percentile declared that particular year specified under their respective categories and corresponding marks are eligible for admissions. Candidates must wait until results are declared officially before coming to any conclusion.

Qualified candidates must then register themselves for counselling through the online mode. On the basis of merit, candidates are called for the rounds of counselling that are to be filled – 85% state quota seats and 15% AIQ (All India Quota) seats. Allotment of seats to the different medical colleges is on the basis of the merit of the aspirants. The step-by-step procedure for BAMS admissions is as mentioned below:

  • Apply online and appear at the NEET exam conducted in the offline mode in the allotted exam centres
  • Pass the test by securing at least the minimum qualifying percentile specified under each category. The seat allotment round is open for qualifying candidates only
  • Shortlisted candidates are called for the subsequent rounds, where document verification and validation are a part of the process. On the basis of merit, seats are allotted to candidates

This was a brief on marks required in NEET for BAMS admissions. Go to BYJU’S NEET for more related information.

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