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cutoff

EBM
A measurable value of a screening variable which distinguishes screen positive from screen negative results.  

Graduate education UK
A critical score on an assessment, which marks the boundary between those scores considered as “pass” and those considered as “fail”.
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I am unhappy to hear about 100 percent cutoff in one college.
SRCC Principal PC Jain, however, said: "100 percent cutoff is justified.
Many states leave the birthday cutoff date entirely up to local school districts, but other states have cutoff dates closer to California's deadline.
1; in Hawaii, Maryland, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia the cutoff is Dec.
This study for the first time provides clarification of appropriate clinical cutoff values for ddI and d4T.
At Shyam Lal College, the cutoff for BA (Programme) is down by ten percent and now stands at 78 per cent.
PhenoSense HIV is the first resistance test to provide clinically derived drug susceptibility cutoffs for HIV antiretrovirals," noted Dr.
Subjects in Science stream as well as relatively high cutoffs with Physics cutoff touching 97.
Hindu College and Hans Raj College have both decreased the cutoff for this highly sought- after course by just 0.
Except for SRCC that admitted 275 students on the first day-- 50 in economics and 225 in BCom-- other colleges saw a fairly poor response to the high cutoffs.
Campus colleges have been slightly conservative while increasing their cutoffs for commerce and economics though they say there is not much option as their cutoffs are nearly saturated anyway.
BCom ( honours) remained the most popular course on offer as did Economics ( honours), with the highest cutoffs being offered in these subjects.