NEET Results 2018 – NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It is a national level examination which is responsible for the admission into MBBS and BDS courses. After qualifying this examination, you will be eligible to seek admission in various medical and dental colleges across the country. Tentatively NEET is going to be conducted in the 1st week of May 2018, though an official notification is yet to be out. The NEET 2017 result was declared on June 23, 2017 by the CBSE. All the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam can check their NEET result. The result will display subject-wise and total marks, overall percentile scores, All India Rank etc. Apart from this, the qualifying status and the cut-off score for the NEET counselling will also be made available with the NEET result. NEET results 2018 will be made available in the last week of June 2018. Here are some important details regarding the NEET result.
Important Dates of NEET Results 2018
The notification for the NEET 2018 examination is expected to release in the month of December 2018. Accordingly, the registrations are expected to begin in the last week of January, in line with the previous year. The following are the tentative dates for the NEET 2018:
|Events||Important Dates (Tentative)||Year 2017|
|Registration Begins||Last week of January 2018||January 31st|
|Last date of online registration||1st week of March 2018||March 1st|
|Last date to submit application fee||1st week of March 2018||March 1st|
|Form correction window||1st week of March to the 2nd week of March 2018||March 8th to 12th|
|Admit card||4th week of April 2018||April 22nd|
|Date of Examination||2nd week of May 2018||May 7th|
|Display of OMR sheet||2nd week of June 2018||June 13th to June 14th|
|Last date to challenge the answer key||3rd week of June 2018||June 16th to June 17th|
|NEET Result declaration||4th week of June 2018||June 23rd|
How to download the Rank Card?
NEET is an MCQs based examination which tests the candidates essentially in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It is time based examination, which is usually conducted in a pen and paper (Offline) mode. The important details regarding the exam pattern are given below:
Candidates who are selected for the 15% All India Quota seats can download their NEET 2018 rank cards by following the following procedure:
- Click on the direct link available here. (Link will be available once the result is out)
- You would be directed to a login window for downloading the rank card.
- You must enter your NEET registration number, NEET roll number, Date of Birth (in the required format).
- Click on Submit.
- Your Rank Card will be displayed on the screen.
You can check the following details with your NEET rank:
2) NEET AIR
3) All India Quota seat rank (for 15% seats)
4) All India Quota Category Rank
5) Aadhaar Number
6) Registration Number
7) NEET Roll Number
How to check the NEET Result for 2018? (Once the result is out)
- Go to the official NEET website: cbseneet.nic.in
- Click on the link, ‘NEET Results 2018’
- Enter the required information viz. Seat Number, Date of Birth etc.
- After submitting, the results would be displayed on the screen
- You are advised to take a printout of the same for future reference.
The NEET cut-off is the minimum possible marks one must secure to be eligible for the counselling rounds. The cut-offs are decided by the CBSE. A total of 6,11,739 were shortlisted for counselling based on the cut-off in the year 2017. The cut-off depends on various factors, like the number students appearing, difficulty level of the paper, number of seats available in the Medical and BDS colleges etc. Read more about NEET cut off here.
Expected Cut-off range for NEET 2018
It is usually observed that there is not a drastic change in the cut-offs in two consecutive years. Here we have an estimated cut-off range for the year 2018.
|General||50 -55 percentile|
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other backward classes||40 -45 percentile|
|Physically handicapped||45-50 percentile|
Expected cut-offs for 15% All India Quota seats for NEET 2018:
|OBC- PH||130- 107|
What happens in case of a Tie-Break?
There are chances for two or more students securing the same marks/ scores in the NEET examination, thus below mentioned are the tie-breaking rules for the above mentioned situation.
- Candidates securing a higher score in Biology (Botany and Zoology) will be given preference.
- Candidates securing a higher score in Chemistry will be given preference.
- Candidates with lesser number of wrong attempts in all the three subjects in the test will be given preference.
- Candidates older in age would be given preference.
Details mentioned on the NEET Result
NEET Result 2018 will contain the following details:
- Candidates Name
- Date of Birth
- Application Number
- Candidate’s Roll Number
- Total marks secured
- Marks secured in Physics
- Marks secured in Chemistry
- Marks secured in Biology
- Total Percentile secured
- NEET All India Rank
- NEET Category Rank
- Qualifying status as-qualified or non-qualified
- NEET all India Quota Rank
- Cut off score for counseling under 15% All India Quota
- Mother’s name
- Father’s name
NEET score vs rank
On the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the NEET 2017, the merit list was prepared by the CBSE. NEET Merit list 2017 displayed the merit rank allotted to the candidates. As per the common concept, higher the score, the better is the rank. With the help of the below mentioned data you can find your approximate rank. This will also help you to make a list of preferred colleges you wish to apply for. The qualifying percentile varies for different categories.
|Ranks Range||Marks Range|
NEET Result Calculation
The NEET is expected to test candidates with a range of 180 questions essentially from three subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Physics and Chemistry will have a total of 45 questions each and Biology will have a total of 90 questions.
|Subject||No. of questions|
The NEET exam will have objective type questions i.e. every question will have a total of 4 answer options, with only one correct answer option. The candidates are expected to mark correct answer options on the OMR sheet provided to them.
Marking Scheme of NEET Exam
Each correct question in the examination will award you +4 marks and 1 mark would be deducted for every wrong answer. Note that no marks will be awarded/deducted for an unmarked question.
|Question Type||Marking Scheme|
What is percentile score?
Your percentile score is calculated with respect to your peers appearing for the examination. It measures your relative performance in comparison with other rank holders. It is calculated on the basis of the NEET Score that you secure. The following formula can be used to calculate the NEET score:
Scope of NEET Results 2018
Based on the NEET 2018 result, the admission to a total of 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats across medical and dental colleges will be offered. Out of which, 65,000 seats are of MBBS course and the remaining are for the BDS course. There are Central Government, State Government, University, Deemed University, Trust, Society, Company, Minority Institutions in India offering admissions to candidates. Below are the quota and seats under which the admission is offered to the qualified candidates based on the NEET score.
15% All India Quota Seats: From all the Government medical and dental colleges of the country, 15% seats will be reserved for the All India Quota seats. Only the top 15% of the NEET qualifiers are offered admission under this particular quota. The Medical Council Committee (MCC), Directorate General Health Services, Government of India, will conduct the NEET counseling to offer admission under this quota.
85% State Government Quota Seats: All the remaining 85% seats will be allotted under the state government quota seats. The counseling will be organized by the designated authority as decided by the state government to offer the admission in the state quota. Only the domicile candidates of the respective states can participate on the 85% state quota seats.
State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical/ Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University: The counseling and the admission procedure of the private and the deemed medical colleges, will be carried by the state authority which holds the counseling for the state quota.
NEET Merit List
The overall NEET merit list and the result will be published by the CBSE. The NEET result will be handed to the Directorate General Health Services, Government of India and the respective state authorities. The MCC will prepare the NEET All India merit list and based on the same the 15% All India Quota seats will be made. For the state quota counselling and admission, the designated authority will prepare the state quota merit list based on the NEET score and the prescribed reservation policies.
- Mock Allotment: The mock allotment is done to make the candidates understand the seat allotment process.
- Candidates will be allotted the seats and they must log in to check.
- This seat allotment is not binding and candidates are allowed to modify their choices for the actual seat allotment.
- Candidates are advised to check the indicative seat allotment to understand how they can improve their allotment chances.
- NEET 2016 Seat Allotment Round 1: Candidates were allotted the seats and they must log in to check.
- This is an actual seat allotment and would be binding.
- Those who have been allotted seats must download their provisional NEET Seat Allotment Letter.
- They should report to the allotted medical colleges with the prescribed documents and fees which would be mentioned in the seat allotment letter.
- They must pay the requisite fees to complete the admission process.
- Those who fail to report would lose their seat.
Willingness for Upgradation: Candidates who have confirmed their NEET seat allotment in the first round can apply for further upgradation for a better seat. They must change their willingness to ‘Yes to be considered for a higher choice of seat allotment’ in their choice filling during the NEET Counselling.
Withdrawal from NEET Seat Allotment: Those who wish to withdraw from the seat allotment process must do so online. They would be asked for a confirmation with an OTP sent on the registered mobile number. They must enter the same to confirm their withdrawal. After the withdrawal they will not allowed to sit for further rounds.
NEET Result – Seat Allotment Round 2: There will be no fresh choice filling in this round. The process will remain the same as the first round of seat allotment where candidates have to log in and download their seat allotment letter which is provisional until confirmation of their admission at the allotted college.
- The seat allotted in the first round would be cancelled, if a seat is allotted in this round.
- Candidates must have the relieving letter from college allotted from Round-1.
- Candidates must report to new college allotted to them and submit the required documents and the relieving letter.
- Candidates should confirm their admission by completing the necessary formalities.
- Upgradation in the same college is allowed but through a fresh admission. Such upgradation would be allowed only in case of category from reserved to general.
- The upgradation and willingness guidelines will remain the same for this round.
- Who is eligible for the NEET 2016 2nd Round of allotment?
- Group-I: Registered candidates who were not given an allotment in the 1st round.
- Group-II: Registered candidates, for whom the allotment was cancelled on account of change of Category from reserved to Unreserved or PH status from Yes to No or from PH-1 to PH-2, which subject to eligibility in changed category. Candidates whose documents did not match the requirements of the reserved category during the document verification will fall in this group.
- Group-III: Candidates who have reported at allotted institute during 1st round of allotment and submitted willingness for second round up-gradation as Yes.
- Who are not eligible for NEET Seat Allotment 2nd?
- Candidates who have failed to report at allotted institute during the first round.
- Candidates who have withdrawn from the seat allotment process.
- Candidates who are ineligible because of change of category.
- Candidates who have not applied for up-gradation during the second round.
Best Medical Colleges who offer admission through NEET
The following table gives the closing ranks for the most preferred medical colleges in India, which accept NEET scores. This should give you an idea about the approximate rank you need to secure to make it to the best medical colleges in the country. Also, it should be noted that the NEET was introduced in the year 2016, thus before AIPMT was held.
|Medical Colleges||2016 Closing Rank||2015 Closing Rank||2014 Closing Rank|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||44||28||59|
|VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi||106||56||105|
|University College Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi||128||97||158|
|Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi||263||117||284|
|Government Medical College, Chandigarh||162||158||303|
|Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai||408||216||459|
|King George’s Medical University, Lucknow||506||386||776|
|Stanley Medical College, Chennai||2264||2039||2003|
|Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak||1035||674||1512|
|Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai||408||565||1008|
NEET 2017 Highlights
- In 2017, a total of 11,38,890 candidates registered for the NEET examination, including 1522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs and 613 Foreigners.
- The exam was conducted in 10 different languages at 1921 centres across 103 cities.
- NEET UG is conducted for admission for 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
- The seats are classified in four categories- All India Quota Seats, State Government Quota seats, Management Quota seats, Central Pool Quota seats.
- CBSE declared that the total average of the candidates appearing in the NEET 2017 was 95% and the presence of candidates in Srinagar was more than 97%.
- Jaipur had the highest number of registered candidates and Bangalore had the highest number of allotted centres.