NEET Result 2018 – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released NEET 2018 Result on June 4 at 12:20 pm in the form of scorecards. Candidates can check their NEET Result 2018 by entering roll number and date of birth. According to the official website and NEET 2018 Results, as many as 7,14,562 candidates have been declared qualified for NEET 2018 counselling. Further, the topper of NEET 2018, Kalpana Kumari has scored 691 marks to bag AIR 1 with 99.99 percentile. In addition to this, according to the NEET results 2018 data, the NEET 2018 qualifying cutoff for the Unreserved category is 119 marks.
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The NEET Results cum score card specifies the All India Rank (AIR), All India Quota (AIQ) Rank, Category Rank, total marks and percentile score. Apart from this, candidates can check their subject-wise marks and percentile from the official link given here. On the basis of NEET result 2018, CBSE is to prepare an All India merit list that will mention the names of all successful candidates in the order of their All India Ranks.
Only those candidates who qualify NEET 2018 by scoring the specified cutoff percentile ie. 50th percentile (40th percentile for SC/ ST/ OBC) will be included in this list. Another All India Quota (AIQ) list will be prepared on the basis of NEET 2018 Result, containing the names of eligible and successful candidates who opted for AIQ admissions. Candidates can read below the complete details about the NEET result, including the announcement date, how to calculate result, marks vs ranks, merit list and more.
NEET was concluded on May 6, 2018. Before declaring the result of NEET 2018, CBSE hosted the scanned copies of candidates’ OMR sheet and answer key and put them open to challenge between May 25 and May 27, 2018. Now, after consideration of all the challenges, the NEET 2018 result has been prepared.
Important Dates related to NEET Result 2018
|NEET 2018 Exam||May 6, 2018|
|Availability of NEET OMR Sheet 2018||May 25 to May 27, 2018|
|NEET 2018 Answer Keys – Official||May 25 to May 27, 2018|
|Declaration of NEET Result (Declared)||June 4, 2018 (12:20 pm)|
|NEET Counselling Result – Round One||June 22, 2018|
How to check NEET Result 2018
Candidates can check the result of NEET 2018 and download their scorecards by going through the step-wise procedure mentioned below:
- Step 1: Visit the official website or Click on the link given below.
- Step 2: Enter your Roll Number and Date of Birth in the given fields.
- Step 3:The result comprising the score card will be displayed.
- Step 4:Download the NEET 2018 result by clicking on ‘Print’ button and then save it.
- Step 5: Candidates are advised to save a copy of their NEET result 2018 and keep it safe in their systems for future reference.
Details Given on the NEET 2018 Result
- The result for NEET 2018 will consist of the following details:
- Roll Number
- Application Number
- Aadhaar Number
- Candidate’s Name
- Date of Birth
- Mother’s Name
- Father’s Name
- Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
- Total Score
- Percentile Score
- NEET All India Rank
- Overall Rank
- Category Rank
- Cut off for NEET 2018
- Important instructions for the candidates
Who will Not be Able to Check their Result?
The CBSE will not release of the NEET 2018 Result of the following candidates:
- Those who used Unfair Means Practices
- Likewise, those candidates who appeared at the test center other than the one allotted to them, write on the Test booklet/OMR Sheet of other candidates or allow other candidates to write on their Test Booklet/OMR Sheet.
NEET 2018 Result – Tie Breaking Criteria
While preparation of the NEET result 2018, in case two candidates score same marks, then their All India Rank (AIR) will be determined after considering following factors in the order as given below:
- Higher Marks in Biology – Candidate with higher marks in Biology in NEET are given a higher order of merit compared to those with lesser marks in Biology.
- Higher Marks in Chemistry- In case the tie still remains, then candidates’ marks in Chemistry will be considered. Candidate with higher marks in Chemistry is given a higher order of merit compared to those with lesser marks in Chemistry.
- Least Number of Wrong Answers – If the tie persists, the candidate with least number of wrong answers in NEET will be given a higher order of merit compared to others.
- Seniority – If the tie is not broken even after considering all the above factors, the candidate senior in age will be placed higher in the order of merit compared to others.
NEET 2018 Result – Qualifying percentile
- Candidates are required to score minimum qualifying marks in NEET 2018 in order to qualify for further admission process.
- Candidates belonging to Unreserved (UR) category are required to score equivalent to at least 50thpercentile and those belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC are required to obtain marks equivalent to at least 40th percentile to be considered for AIQ and state counselling process.
- CBSE has also released cutoff marks in NEET result 2018. The cutoff marks are marks equivalent to NEET cutoff
Candidates can check here the NEET Cutoff 2018 Percentile
NEET 2018 Qualifying Percentile
|Category||Qualifying Percentile||NEET Qualifying Marks (out of 720)|
|Unreserved (UR)||50th Percentile||119|
|Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)||45th Percentile||107|
NEET 2018 – In Numbers
As per the figures released by CBSE on May 4, 2018, the statistics of NEET 2018 are provided below –
|Total Registered Candidates||13,26,725|
|Total number of Qualified candidates||7,14,598|
|Total Exam Cities||136|
|Total Exam Centres||2255|
|Non Resident Indians (NRIs)||1842|
|Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)||530|
|Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)||60|
85% State quota NEET counselling schedule 2018
|Provisional state Merit List||4th week of June 2018|
|Online Application release date||4th week of June 2018|
|Last date to submit application form||first week of July 2018|
|Document Verification||first week of July 2018|
|Verification List||first week of July 2018|
|Display of Seat Matrix||Secound week of July 2018|
|First Round of MBBS/BDS 2018 Counselling (Online choice filling)||July 25 – Aug 5, 2018|
|Publication of Mock Allotment Results||third week of July 2018|
|Provision to change options||fourth week of July 2018|
|First Round of Seat Allotment Result||1st week of Aug 2018|
|Last date to report at the allotted colleges||First week of Aug 2018|
|Second Seat Allotment List||Aug 12 – Sep 5, 2018|
|Second Round of MBBS Counselling||Aug 15 – Aug 21, 2018|
|Reporting at the allotted college||August 27, 2018|
|Mop-Up Round (Subject to availability of seats)||Sep 4 – Sep 8, 2018|
|Round 3 of counselling registration (Subject to availability of seats)||Sep 18 to 20, 2018|
|Third selection list||Sep 21, 2018|
|Mop up round to be declared on||sep 24, 2018|
|Confirmation of seats||sep 27, 2018|
|Mop up round II||Sep 28, 2018|
|Seats confirmation||Sep 29, 2018|
NEET 2018 – Nationality-wise Statistics
|Non-Residents of India||1842||1651||191||1200|
|Overseas Citizens of India||529||469||60||367|
|Person of India Origin||60||55||5||36|
NEET 2018 – Gender-wise Statistics
NEET 2018 – Category-wise Statistics
STATE WISE NUMBER OF CENTRES AND CANDIDATES APPEARING IN NEET (UG), 2018
|S.NO||STATE||TOTAL CENTRES||CANDIDATE APPEARING|
|1||Andaman & Nicobar Islands||2||875|
|8||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||3||1092|
|9||Daman & Diu||2||627|
|15||Jammu and Kashmir||38||23880|
NEET 2018 Toppers
|AIR||Candidate Name||Marks Secured||Percentile Score||State|
|7||Agrawal Krishna Ashish||685||99.999449||Maharashtra|
|8||Ankadala Anirudh Babu||680||99.999134||Andhra Pradesh|
|10||Ramneek Kaur Mahal||680||99.999134||Punjab|
|12||Keerthana K||676||99.998976||Tamil Nadu|
|13||Ritwik Kumar Sahoo||676||99.998976||West Bengal|
|14||Onteru Venkata Sai Harsha|
|15||Sahil Sachinbhai Shah||675||99.998189||Gujarat|
|16||Menda Jaideep||675||99.998189||Andhra Pradesh|
|18||Tanuj Jatin Presswala||675||99.998189||Gujarat|
|19||Koduru Sriharsha||675||99.998189||Andhra Pradesh|
|21||Gunjan Atul Gattani||675||99.998189||Maharashtra|
|23||Aaditya Vasudev Aggarwal||675||99.998189||Delhi|
|24||Shlok Viral Patel||673||99.998110||Gujarat|
|27||Aadhya Akshay Joshi||671||99.997559||Gujarat|
|28||Shikhar Bansal||671||99.997559||Uttar Pradesh|
|29.||Shabista Khan||671||99.997559||Madhya Pradesh|
|33||Prerak Tripathi||670||99.996929||Uttar Pradesh|
|34||Amitabh Pankaj Chauhan||670||99.996929||Gujarat|
|36||Varada Ravikiran||670||99.996929||Andhra Pradesh|
|37||Lokesh Paras Mandlecha||670||99.996929||Maharashtra|
|39||Aditya Saraogi||670||99.996929||West Bengal|
|41||Arjun Saraswat||669||99.996771||Uttar Pradesh|
|43||Sankalpa Keshari||668||99.996614||Madhya Pradesh|
|48||Samagra Singh||666||99.996141||Uttar Pradesh|
NEET Cutoff – Previous Year Statistics
The below table contains the number of candidates in each category who qualified the NEET cutoff percentile by scoring the corresponding cutoff marks in NEET 2017.
|Category||NEET Cutoff Percentile||Qualifying Marks Range||Number of Qualifying Candidates|
How to Calculate NEET 2018 Result
- Candidates who had appeared in the exam can now calculate their scores before NEET result 2018 declaration with the help of the official answer key and scanned images of OMR sheets, which was released by CBSE on May 25, 2018.
- The NEET answer key and OMR sheet were made available by the CBSE from May 25 till May 27, 2018.
- To calculate NEET score before the result of NEET 2018, candidates can use the following marking scheme to tally their final NEET 2018 scores:
NEET 2018 Marking Scheme
|Response in NEET 2018 OMR Sheet||Marks|
|Correct Answer||+4 marks|
|Wrong Answer||-1 mark|
|Unanswered (not attempted)||0|
|If more than one answer is marked||-1 mark|
Candidates can check if their answers as marked in NEET 2018 OMR sheet are right or wrong from the NEET official answer key.
Formula to calculate NEET 2018 Result
|NEET Score = (Total Number of Correct Answers x 4) – (Total Number of Incorrect Answers)|
NEET 2018 as conducted out of a total of 720 marks, with 180 questions asked in total. 45 questions each will be asked from Physics and Chemistry and 90 questions asked from Biology.
NEET 2018 AIQ Rank Letter – How to download?
- The AIQ rank letter of NEET 2018 is to be released soon in online mode on June 2018. CBSE releases separate rank letters for admission to 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats.
- Only those candidates who score minimum qualifying marks and also opt for AIQ admissions in NEET 2018 will be able to download AIQ rank letters.
- Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counselling for AIQ on the basis of AIQ rank provided in NEET AIQ rank letter 2018.
To download NEET 2018 Rank Letter for 15% All India Quota – Click Here (Link will be made available as soon as it released by CBSE.)
What after NEET Result 2018?
The NEET 2018 result specifies candidates if they have qualified or not.
- In case a candidate qualifies the exam by scoring NEET cutoff requirement and doesn’t belong to J&K (unless filled the declaration form at the time of filling application form), he/she will be required to register themselves online for AIQ counselling on the official website of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The link to register for AIQ counselling will also be made available on NEET Counsellingofficial webpage. The AIQ counselling will begin from June 13, 2018, with registration for the same beginning after the declaration of NEET result 2018.
- In case a candidate belonging to J&K has qualified the exam but didn’t opt for AIQ seats by filling the self-declaration form at the time of filling NEET 2018 application form, then they will be required to register themselves for J&K counselling which will be conducted by the state’s counselling authority.
- Candidates who qualify NEET by scoring minimum required cutoff will also have to register for participating in state counselling for admission to state government and private medical colleges which will be conducted by their respective state counselling authorities.
- In case a candidate fails to qualify the NEET 2018, then they will not be able to participate in further NEET counselling or admission process.
NEET 2018 Merit List
The CBSE will prepare an All India Merit List on the basis marks obtained by the candidate in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). CBSE will only include those candidates in merit list who will score more than the minimum qualifying percentile. Two types of merit list are available for NEET 2018:
- Merit list for Counselling under 15% All India Quota
- Merit List for Seats Other Than 15% All India Quota
CBSE will prepare 15% All India merit list for those who applied under the quota seats. The Board will then forward the merit list to DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for the purpose of allotment of seats by Online Counselling to 15% All India Quota Seats.
Whereas, for admission under other than 15% All India Quota, i.e., State Medical Colleges/ Universities/ Institutions, the CBSE provides only All India Rank. CBSE gives the NEET 2018 result to DGHS, to forward the same to the Admitting Authorities. The candidates then have to apply at the official website of the Admitting Authorities. These authorities then draw a merit list of the candidates in the respective categories.
Tie Breaker Criteria to Get Correct NEET 2018 Result
In case of two or more candidates obtain equal marks in NEET 2018, their inter-se merit will be determined as per the below given rules:
- The candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology (Botany & Zoology) in the Test will be placed higher in the merit.
- If there is still a tie, the marks obtained by the candidate in Chemistry section is taken into account to break the tie.
- If the tie is still not resolved, then the candidates with less number of attempted wrong answers in all the subjects in the Test will be ranked higher in the merit.
- Even after this if the tie persists, then the age of the candidate is taken into consideration. This means that candidates older in age will be preferred over the younger candidate.
Re-evaluation of NEET 2018 Result
The result of NEET 2018 will not be re-evaluated under any circumstances. The answers are checked through the machine and the possibility of error is close to none. Also, CBSE did provide candidates an opportunity to report errors in the OMR. At that time, the scrutiny was done and required changes were made. Hence, there shall be no provision for NEET 2018 Result re-checking.
NEET 2018 Marks vs Rank
- Candidates will be able to predict their NEET 2018 rank on the basis of the probable score they expect to achieve in the exam.
- With the tough competition for MBBS and BDS seats, the marks vs rank of NEET 2018 result will enable candidates to see their chances for admissions in the colleges of their choice.
- Check the NEET marks vs rank 2018 based on last year’s cut off scores to know your chances of qualifying the national level medical entrance exam.
FAQs on NEET 2018 Result
Candidates can check frequently asked questions on NEET 2018 result below.
- When will CBSE announce NEET 2018 Result?
A.The Board will announce it on June 04, 2018.
- Will get my NEET result via post?
A.No, you can only check the result online and there is no other medium to get it.
- What will my NEET 2018 result display?
A. It will display details about you, along with your marks and merit in the exam.
- What is the NEET rank letter?
A.A rank letter will is issued my MCC to those candidates who qualify for 15% All India Quota Seats. The candidates need to download the rank letter and appear for the counselling as per it.
Reservation Criteria for NEET 2018
The following number of seats are reserved for government medical colleges under 15% all India quota for different categories is as follows:
|Category||Reservation of Seats|
|OBC (Non-Creamy layer)||27%|
|Category||Percentile to Qualify|
|Unreserved (UR)||50th Percentile|
|Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)||45th Percentile|
- What is the NEET rank letter?
- The rank letter of NEET 2018 will be released separately from the result in online mode. The NEET 2018 rank letters will be released only for those candidates who qualify for admissions to 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats. Only candidates qualifying NEET and opting for All India Quota admissions will be issued NEET rank letters.
- Any changes introduced this year with regard to NEET 2018 result?
- NEET aspirants should note that the tie-breaking criteria of NEET has been changed from this year onwards. After the attempt to break tie is made by comparing marks in Biology and then Chemistry, candidates with lesser wrong answers will be given preference and only then will age be considered. Till last year, candidates older in age were ranked higher if the Biology and Chemistry marks turned out to be same.
Top Most Preferred Medical Colleges
Given below is the list of top 11 most preferred medical colleges of India by NEET toppers as per Round 1 AIQ counselling of NEET 2017.
Top 11 Most Preferred Medical Colleges by NEET Toppers
|Maulana Azad Medical College||New Delhi|
|Lady Hardinge Medical College||New Delhi|
|University College of Medical Sciences||Delhi|
|Seth GS Medical College||Mumbai|
|VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital||New Delhi|
|Government Medical College||Kozhikode|
|Government Medical College And Hospital||Chandigarh|
|IMS BHU||Varanasi, UP|
|Bangalore Medical College||Bangalore|
|Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital||Mumbai|
|SMS Medical College||Jaipur|
Most preferred medical colleges of India in NEET 2016 Counselling Round 1 among top 100 rankers
NEET Cutoff for Top Medical Colleges
Below given are the last ranks which got admission in top 10 medical colleges of India in previous years.
Top 10 Medical Colleges AIQ Closing rank (General Category)
|Sr No.||Name of the Medical College||State||Score||NIRF 2018 Ranking|
|1||Christian Medical College||Tamil Nadu||73.61||3|
|2||Kasturba Medical College||Karnataka||62.03||4|
|3||King George’s Medical University||Uttar Pradesh||61.73||5|
|4||Banaras Hindu University||Uttar Pradesh||58.52||7|
|5||Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences||Delhi||57.12||8|
|6||Aligarh Muslim University||Uttar Pradesh||56.34||9|
|7||Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute||Tamil Nadu||55.32||10|
|9||M. S. Ramaiah Medical College||Karnataka||54.12||12|
|10||Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital||Delhi||53.98||13|
|Name of Medical Colleges||2017 NEET Closing Rank||2016 NEET Closing Rank|
|Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi||49||44|
|VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi||82||106|
|University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi||185||128|
|Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi||369||263|
|Government Medical College, Chandigarh||278||162|
|Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai||297||408|
|King George’s Medical University, Lucknow||725||506|
|Stanley Medical College, Chennai||3,858||2,264|
|Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak||1,481||1,035|
|Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai||1,018||408|
About NEET 2018
National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test is a national level examination. CBSE first conducted the exam in 2013. Soon it was scrapped. Then, in the year 2016, MCI revived it again. Since then, medical colleges use NEET 2018 result to fill MBBS and BDS seats.
CBSE holds the exam in offline mode, on the first Sunday of May. This year, CBSE conducted the exam under the strict eye. It took various measures to ensure that there is no irregularity in the examination. Metal detectors, strict dress code, proper frisking was done before the exam.