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 ExamMay 6, 2018
Availability of NEET OMR Sheet 2018May 25 to May 27, 2018
NEET 2018 Answer Keys – OfficialMay 25 to May 27, 2018
Declaration of NEET Result (Declared)June 4, 2018 (12:20 pm)
NEET Counselling Result – Round OneJune 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
  • Nationality
  • Date of Birth
  • Mother’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Gender
  • Marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  • Total Score
  • Percentile Score
  • NEET All India Rank
  • Overall Rank
  • Category
  • 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:

  1. Those who used Unfair Means Practices
  2. 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

CategoryQualifying Percentile NEET Qualifying Marks (out of 720)
Unreserved (UR)50th Percentile119
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)45th Percentile107
SC/ST/OBC40th Percentile96

NEET 2018 – In Numbers

As per the figures released by CBSE on May 4, 2018, the statistics of NEET 2018 are provided below –

ParticularsTotal Number
Total Registered Candidates13,26,725
Total number of Qualified candidates7,14,598
Total Exam Cities136
Total Exam Centres2255
Indian Candidates13,23,672
Non Resident Indians (NRIs)1842
Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)530
Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)60
Foreign Candidates621
Male Candidates5,80,648
Female Candidates7,46,076
Transgender Candidates1

85% State quota NEET counselling schedule 2018

Provisional state Merit List4th week of June 2018
Online Application release date4th week of June 2018
Last date to submit application formfirst week of July 2018
Document Verificationfirst week of July 2018
Verification Listfirst week of July 2018
Display of Seat MatrixSecound week of July 2018
First Round of MBBS/BDS 2018 Counselling (Online choice filling)July 25 – Aug 5, 2018
Publication of Mock Allotment Resultsthird week of July 2018
Provision to change optionsfourth week of July 2018
First Round of Seat Allotment Result1st week of Aug 2018
Last date to report at the allotted collegesFirst week of Aug 2018
Second Seat Allotment ListAug 12 – Sep 5, 2018
Second Round of MBBS CounsellingAug 15 – Aug 21, 2018
Reporting at the allotted collegeAugust 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 listSep 21, 2018
Mop up round to be declared onsep 24, 2018
Confirmation of seatssep 27, 2018
Mop up round IISep 28, 2018
Seats confirmationSep 29, 2018

NEET 2018 – Nationality-wise Statistics

Non-Residents of India184216511911200
Overseas Citizens of India52946960367
Person of India Origin6055536

NEET 2018 – Gender-wise Statistics


NEET 2018 – Category-wise Statistics



1Andaman & Nicobar Islands2875
2Andhra Pradesh8649210
3Arunachal Pradesh63060
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli31092
9Daman & Diu2627
14Himachal Pradesh188792
15Jammu and Kashmir3823880
20Madhya Pradesh7849316
31Tamil Nadu170107288
34Uttar Pradesh171114306
36West Bengal9959390

NEET 2018 Toppers

AIRCandidate NameMarks SecuredPercentile ScoreState
1Kalpana Kumari69199.999921Bihar
2Rohan Purohit69099.999764Telangana
3Himanshu Sharma69099.999764Delhi
4Aarosh Dhamija68699.999606Delhi
5Prince Choudhary68699.999606Rajasthan
6Varun Muppidi68599.999449Other
7Agrawal Krishna Ashish68599.999449Maharashtra
8Ankadala Anirudh Babu68099.999134Andhra Pradesh
9Madhvan Gupta68099.999134Punjab
10Ramneek Kaur Mahal68099.999134Punjab
11Aditya Gupta68099.999134Delhi
12Keerthana K67699.998976Tamil Nadu
13Ritwik Kumar Sahoo67699.998976West Bengal
14Onteru Venkata Sai Harsha
Vardhan Reddy
67599.998189Andhra Pradesh
15Sahil Sachinbhai Shah67599.998189Gujarat
16Menda Jaideep67599.998189Andhra Pradesh
17Abhishek Kumar67599.998189Delhi
18Tanuj Jatin Presswala67599.998189Gujarat
19Koduru Sriharsha67599.998189Andhra Pradesh
20Amulya Gupta67599.998189Delhi
21Gunjan Atul Gattani67599.998189Maharashtra
23Aaditya Vasudev Aggarwal67599.998189Delhi
24Shlok Viral Patel67399.998110Gujarat
25Siddharth Ravi67299.998031Telangana
Mohammedyunus Memon
27Aadhya Akshay Joshi67199.997559Gujarat
28Shikhar Bansal67199.997559Uttar Pradesh
29.Shabista Khan67199.997559Madhya Pradesh
30Sameer Patro67199.997559Odisha
31Mehak Arora67199.997559Haryana
32Navya Yadav67099.996929Rajasthan
33Prerak Tripathi67099.996929Uttar Pradesh
34Amitabh Pankaj Chauhan67099.996929Gujarat
35Avnika Jain67099.996929Delhi
36Varada Ravikiran67099.996929Andhra Pradesh
37Lokesh Paras Mandlecha67099.996929Maharashtra
38Virendra Choudhary67099.996929Rajasthan
39Aditya Saraogi67099.996929West Bengal
40Jinwala Vishwa66999.996771Gujarat
41Arjun Saraswat66999.996771Uttar Pradesh
42Nishtha Agrawal66899.996614Rajasthan
43Sankalpa Keshari66899.996614Madhya Pradesh
44Megha Sharma66799.996378Chandigarh
45Kamakshi Miriyala66799.996378Delhi
46Ashish Kumar66799.996378Haryana
47Parul Berry66699.996141Punjab
48Samagra Singh66699.996141Uttar Pradesh
49Sagar Mishra66699.996141Chandigarh
50Aarushi Kollana66599.995748Odisha

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.

CategoryNEET Cutoff PercentileQualifying Marks RangeNumber of Qualifying Candidates
UR50th Percentile131-6975,43,473
OBC40th Percentile107-13047,382
SC40th Percentile107-13014,599
ST40th Percentile107-1306,018
UR-PH45th Percentile118-13067
OBC-PH40th Percentile107-130152
SC-PH40th Percentile107-13038
ST-PH40th Percentile107-13010

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 SheetMarks
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:

  1. Merit list for Counselling under 15% All India Quota
  2. 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.

  1. When will CBSE announce NEET 2018 Result?
    A.The Board will announce it on June 04, 2018.
  2. 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.
  3. What will my NEET 2018 result display?
    A. It will display details about you, along with your marks and merit in the exam.
  4. 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:

CategoryReservation of Seats
OBC (Non-Creamy layer)27%
CategoryPercentile to Qualify
Unreserved (UR)50th Percentile
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)45th Percentile
SC/ST/OBC40th Percentile
  1. What is the NEET rank letter?
  2. 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.
  1. Any changes introduced this year with regard to NEET 2018 result?
  2. 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 CollegeNew Delhi
Lady Hardinge Medical CollegeNew Delhi
University College of Medical SciencesDelhi
Seth GS Medical CollegeMumbai
VMMC and Safdarjung HospitalNew Delhi
Government Medical CollegeKozhikode
Government Medical College And HospitalChandigarh
IMS BHUVaranasi, UP
Bangalore Medical CollegeBangalore
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ HospitalMumbai
SMS Medical CollegeJaipur

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 CollegeStateScoreNIRF 2018 Ranking
1Christian Medical CollegeTamil Nadu73.613
2Kasturba Medical CollegeKarnataka62.034
3King George’s Medical UniversityUttar Pradesh61.735
4Banaras Hindu UniversityUttar Pradesh58.527
5Institute of Liver and Biliary SciencesDelhi57.128
6Aligarh Muslim UniversityUttar Pradesh56.349
7Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research InstituteTamil Nadu55.3210
8Jamia HamdardDelhi54.4211
9M. S. Ramaiah Medical CollegeKarnataka54.1212
10Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung HospitalDelhi53.9813


Name of Medical Colleges2017 NEET Closing Rank2016 NEET Closing Rank
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi4944
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi82106
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi185128
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi369263
Government Medical College, Chandigarh278162
Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai297408
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow725506
Stanley Medical College, Chennai3,8582,264
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak1,4811,035
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai1,018408

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.