NEW DELHI: NEET 2018 results were announced today at around 12 pm by CBSE. Along with the result, the board also released the cut off marks for this year. For unreserved category, the cut off this year is 119 marks while for reserved categories the cut off is 96 marks. Bihar Girl Kalpana Kumari has emerged as the All India Topper in the NEET exam this year. Kalpana Kumari has scored 691 marks out of 720 in the exam which was held on May 6, 2018.
Kalpana Kumari told ANI, that right now becoming a doctor was her life long dream and currently she is focused on getting admission in a good medical college.
The second rank holder is Rohan Purohit from Telangana who has scored 690 marks. The top three rank is rounded off by Delhi boy Himanshu Sharma who has also scored 690 marks in the exam.
Hindustan Times reported that the topper, Kalpana Kumari, got 171 marks out of 180 in physics, 160 in chemistry and 360 out of 360 in biology, which combined botany and zoology to achieve her fete of 691 marks out of total 720.
Among the top 10 rank holders there are only 2 girls and 8 boys despite girls outnumbering boys in the registration process for the NEET exam. This year, of the total 13,26,725 students who registered for the exam, 5,80,648 were boys and 7,46,076 were girls.
There are only 14 girls in the top 50 NEET rank holders. The pass percentage of boys and girls in the NEET exam is almost equal (approximately 56%). Out of the 5,53,849 boys who appeared for the exam 3,12,399 have qualified and out of the 7,16,072 girls who appeared for the exam 4,02,162 have qualified in the exam.
Only one transgender had registered for the NEET exam this year and has qualified in the exam.
NEET 2018 Counselling
The Online Counselling to 15% All India Quota Seats, Deemed Universities, Central Universities, Seats of ESIC and AFMC, BHU, and AMU will be conducted by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Government of India. Detailed information will soon be released on the MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) website.
For State quota and other seats falling under the ambit of States, candidates will have to apply to their domicile states. A merit list as per State rules and based on All India Rank will be prepared by concerned Counselling Authorities.