According to leading TN educators, the NEET 2021 cut off marks for the Tamil Nadu state is going to be relatively less this year. NEET 2021 was conducted on September 12, 2021, and the provisional answer keys for the same was released on October 15, 2021. As of now, there is no official buzz regarding the release of the NEET 2021 result or counselling dates for this year.
However, leading educators of Tamil Nadu have notified that this year might witness a decrement in the overall cut off marks of NEET 2021. There are several reasons responsible for this decrease in the cut-off. The prominent reason is the addition of 850 seats already released by NMC for Tamil Nadu. Other than this, it is expected that 50 to 100 seats can increase in Sivagangai Salem and Coimbatore colleges respectively.
The answer key for NEET 2021 has been released for the candidates and after cross-checking the same, around 10 to 12 students have reported that they have scored at least 50 marks less than they had expected. However, according to a sample survey of around 300 students, who participated in the NEET 2021 exam, the expected NEET marks 2021 is below 480.
Top TN Educators have also predicted the cut-off for NEET 2021 and according to the same, cut-off expected for the open category is 590, BC and MBC category is 550 and 510 respectively. While the NEET 2021 expected cut off marks for SC and ST category is 440 and 340 marks respectively.
With the correction facility for NEET 2021 answer key ending on October 17, 2021, it is expected that the final result shall be released by October end. The authorities will then release a final merit list and candidates who find their name in it will be called to appear in the counselling round. NEET 2021 counselling is going to be held separately for 15% seats in AIQ (All India Quota) and 85% in the state quotas.
Reportedly, it is expected that NEET 2021 counselling shall begin from November 01, 2021, but there is no official confirmation regarding the same. The official confirmation related to the NEET counselling is going to be announced soon and candidates must keep a track of the website for all the latest updates.