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NEET Result 2018 (, Merit List, Scorecard

Updated On - July 9th 2018 by KRITIKA GUPTA

CBSE NEET Result 2018: Central Board of Secondary Education has declared NEET Results. The results are available at the official portal of NEET and CBSE ( OR in the form of score card. The scorecard for NEET 2018 contain candidates’ All India Rank (quota and category), overall & sectional marks and percentile.

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NEET 2018 was conducted on May 6, 2018 in online mode. Candidates qualifying the examination will have an opportunity to grab a seat into approximately 65,000 MBBS and 25,000 BDS seats in medical and dental colleges across India. After the declaration of cutoff, an All India Merit List is prepared by CBSE, containing names of qualified candidates with their corresponding NEET Rank. 

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About NEET 2019
As per the latest updates, the National Testing Agency will hold the competitive entrance examinations that were organised by CBSE earlier. NEET and JEE Main are the first two exams that will be conducted by NTA twice a year in online mode. The sessions are as follows:
For NEET  – February and May 2019
For JEE Main – January and April 2019

Given below is the schedule of NEET 2019 for February and May Sessions. – Know more

February Session
Availability of Application FormsOctober 1 – 31, 2018
NEET 2019 Exam Dates (Feb.)February 3 – 7, 2019
(8 different sittings)
Declaration of Results1st week of March 2019
May Session
Availability of Application Forms2nd week of March 2019
NEET 2019 Exam Dates (May)May 12 – 26, 2019
(8 different sittings)
Declaration of Results1st week of June 2019

NEET Results 2018 Official Scorecard

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Latest Updates

  • Candidates from UR category aged above 25 years and those with Biology as an additional subject may also apply for the exam. 
  • NEET Merit List will now be used to allot seats in veterinary colleges for undergraduate courses like BVSc. and Animal Husbandry under 15% All India Quota.
  • NEET Result will be applicable for admissions to all medical colleges of India except for AIIMS and JIPMER, which conduct their own medical entrance exams.

Result Important Dates

  • NEET Result is expected to be released on June 4, 2018
  • Qualified candidates will be called for NEET Counselling from June 12 onwards.

Check all dates for NEET 2018 below:

Exam ActivityDate
NEET 2018 Exam DateMay 6, 2018
Availability of NEET OMR Sheet 2018May 25, 2018
Issue of NEET 2018 Answer KeysMay 25, 2018
Declaration of NEET Result 2018June 4, 2018
NEET 2018 AIQ Rank Letter downloadSecond week of June 2018
NEET 2018 AIQ Counselling Round OneJune 12 to June 24, 2018
NEET 2018 AIQ Counselling Round TwoJuly 6 to July 12, 2018
NEET 2018 State Counselling beginsJuly 2018

Check all NEET 2018 Exam Dates

How to Check NEET Result 2018?

CBSE will announce NEET 2018 Result online after answer sheets are thoroughly evaluated. The steps to check CBSE NEET Result 2018 are given below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of NEET at

Step 2: Under the Online Services, click on NEET Result

Step 3: A new tab will get open. Enter the required credentials to get NEET Results

Step 4: Enter your NEET credentials – Roll No. and Date of Birth and then submit it after verifying the entered details.

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Step 5: NEET Result will be displayed on the screen.

Step 6: Download and take printout of CBSE NEET Score Card

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Details Mentioned in NEET Score Card

Candidates can download NEET Score Card from the The document would be required at the time of counselling and reporting at the Institute for confirming the admission. It holds the following information:

Details on NEET Score Card
Roll NumberApplication Number
NationalityApplicant’s Name
Applicant’s Date of BirthApplicant’s Gender
Applicant’s Parents NameSectional-wise marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
CategoryTotal Marks
Percentile ScoreRank- All India Rank, All India Quota seat rank and State Quota rank
Qualifying StatusNEET Cutoff score for counselling under All India Seats 2018

Sample of NEET 2018 scorecard

neet scorecard sample

Formula to Calculate NEET Score and Ranks

With the help of NEET Answer Key, candidates can calculate their expected scores and ranks. They can tally their answers with those given in answer key before the NEET Result is released. The marking scheme followed by CBSE in NEET 2018 is given below-

  • For every correct answer, 4 marks are rewarded.
  • For marking wrong option, -1 is deducted as penalty.
  • No mark is deducted for un-attempted questions and marking more than 1 option.
  • Total Marks = 180 MCQs X 4 = 720 Marks

Check  NEET Exam Pattern

How is NEET Score calculated?

NEET Scores can be calculated by following the given formula-

NEET score = (Total number of correct answers x 4) – (Total number of incorrect answers x -1)

NEET Rank vs Marks 2018

NEET Rank is the main factor while preparing the merit list. The marks secured by candidates out of 720 determine their actual ranks in final merit list of NEET. The expected range of ranks and marks is provided in the following table-

Ranks RangeMarks RangeRanks RangeMarks Range

Read  How to use NEET 2018 Rank Predictor?

What is NEET Percentile Score?

NEET Percentile Score is the minimum score which should be obtained to qualify NEET 2018.

  • It is calculated on the basis of candidate’s relative position in comparison to other rank holders.
  • NEET All India Rank is calculated on the basis of absolute score obtained by them in NEET 2018.

The following table represents the NEET qualifying percentile for counselling:


Qualifying Marks out of 720

Qualifying Percentile

Unreserved Category (UR)


50 Percentile

Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)/ Other Backward Classes (OBC)


40 Percentile

Physically Handicapped (PH)

324 (UR), 288 (Reserved Category)

45 Percentile

Candidates can calculate their NEET percentile score on the basis of rank secured by them. The exact formula for calculating NEET percentile is:       

NEET Percentile Score

NEET 2018 Answer Key

The OMR Sheets and Answer keys of NEET were released on May 25. It is released at the official website as well as by some of the renowned coaching institutes.

  • NEET Answer Key is a handy tool in predicting your rough marks. It bears all the correct solutions of NEET 2018.
  • CBSE also provides the facility to challenge the answer key of NEET.
  • You may file an application online with a payment of INR 1000 within the given dates. 
  • If the challenge is accepted by the authority, the payment is refunded to candidates.

Steps to Check NEET Answer Key 2018

Step 1: Visit the official website of NEET 2018

Step 2: Click on the link “Download NEET 2018 Answer Key”

Step 3: The answer keys of all sets will appear on the screen

Step 4: Download it and match your responses

Step 5: Save it for further use

How to Challenge NEET Answer Key 2018?

Step 1: At the official website, login using your registration number and password

Step 2: Click on “Challenge NEET Answer Key” tab and submit it

Step 3: Select the question you wish to challenge

Step 4: Select your answer and give justified reasonings

Step 5: Click on “Confirm” and pay INR 1000 as fee through Debit/ Credit card

Step 6: Take a printout of the confirmation slip which contains details of the answer key challenged.

NEET 2018 Merit List

CBSE prepares a Merit List on the basis of directives of the Supreme Court of India, DGHS, MCI and DCI soon after the announcement of NEET Results.

  • No category wise merit list is declared; there will be only a centralized merit list for all the NEET 2018 qualified candidates.
  • The Merit list is prepared for seats under 15% All India Quota.
  • The number of candidates in the merit list would be equal to the number of seats available for allotment in MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota.
  • States will prepare their own merit list based on AIR and category of the candidate.
  • Merit list for All India Quota is prepared on the basis of AIR and NEET Reservation Policy.
  • There will be a waiting list equal to 4 times the number of seats available for 15% All India Quota.
  • The merit list for NEET will be announced on its official website. Candidates are advised to check the official website as well as the websites for all NEET Participating Institutes regularly.

Note: The counselling for admission to AFMC will be conducted by the Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Service, Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

Tie Breaker

In case two or more candidates have secured the same marks in NEET 2018, tiebreaker (inter-se-merit) of such candidates will be determined in order of preference as mentioned below-

  • Higher marks secured in Biology in NEET will be preferred.
  • If the tie persists, candidate obtaining higher marks in Chemistry in NEET will be preferred. 
  • If the tie persists, candidate with less number of wrong answers in will be taken into consideration.
  • If the tie persists, candidate older in age will be preferred for merit ranking.

What after NEET Results 2018?

CBSE releases NEET Cut Off along with the declaration of results. It is the minimum marks required to qualify NEET. There are separate cut off marks for different categories.

The cut off is dependent on :

  • Total number of seats available,
  • Number of candidates appearing in the exam
  • Difficulty level of the NEET exam.  

NEET Cut off is released for 2 quotas– All India Quota and State Level Quota. Top 15% scorers in NEET will be allowed to participate directly in the NEET counselling process under 15% All India Quota.

The expected NEET cutoff for 2018 is mentioned below:

NEET cut off under 15% All India Quota seats

NEET Cutoff

NEET Cut Off under 15% All India Quota seats is depicted in the following table:

CategoryNo. of CandidatesMarks Range
General14315685 - 468
OBC230468- 465
SC2815468- 352
ST1427466 - 303
UR & PH430466-214
OBC & PH10213-210
SC & PH75209-130
ST & PH23213 - 118

Category-wise NEET Overall Cut Off 2018

CategoryQualifying CriteriaMarks RangeNo. of Candidates
General50 Percentile685 – 145171329
OBC40 Percentile678 – 118175226
SC40 Percentile595 – 11847183
ST40 Percentile599 – 11815710
UR & PH45 Percentile474 – 131437
OBC & PH40 Percentile510 – 118597
SC & PH40 Percentile415 – 118143
ST & PH40 Percentile339 – 11836

NEET Cut Off for Top 10 Medical Colleges

As per the trends of previous years, NEET Cut Off of top 10 medical colleges is depicted in the table given below. The cut offs mentioned in the following table represents the cut off for general category-

Name of College2016 Closing Cut Off Rank2015 Closing Cut Off Rank
Government Medical College, Chandigarh162 158
Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai408565
King George's Medical University, Lucknow506386
Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi263117
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi4428
Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak1035674
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai408216
Stanley Medical College, Chennai22642039
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi12897
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi1065

NEET 2017 Toppers

Given below is a list of all NEET Exam toppers of last year:

Candidate NameAll India RankScore Obtained
Navdeep Singh1697
Archit Gupta2695
Manish Moolchandani3695
Sankeerth Sadanand4692
Abhishek Dogra5691
Derik Joseph6691
Kanishk Tayal7691
Nikita Goyal8690
Aryan Raj Singh9690
Tanish Bansal10


NEET 2017 Statistics

CategoryRegistered CandidatesAppearedQualified

NEET 2018 Counselling

NEET Counselling is expected to start after June 12, 2018. Candidates who have qualified in NEET 2018 and whose names have appeared in the final merit list will be eligible for NEET Counselling

  • The counselling for 15% AIQ seats and seats in Deemed and Central Universities will be conducted by MCC.
  • The merit list for centralized counselling will be drawn according to candidates’ AIQ Rank.
  • Candidates willing to apply for admission in State Medical Colleges/Universities/Institutions through NEET merit list should follow the instructions of the State Government and authorities of the medical/dental colleges /Institution/University concerned for the counselling process.
  • State Merit List will be drawn on the basis of candidates’ All India Rank.
NEET 2018 Counselling


Most Preferred Medical Colleges by Top 100 Scorers

CBSE NEET most preferred Colleges.

NEET Results FAQs

Ques. How will the three (3) attempts of NEET be calculated? Should it be consecutive or not?

Ans. No. Information regarding the ways to calculate NEET attempts is not listed in the information brochure. The attempts will be calculated from 2018 onwards. For example, if a candidate has appeared in NEET 2018, they will be eligible for two more attempts provided they have not crossed the upper age limit.

Ques. How will the merit list be prepared for 15% All India Quota seats?

Ans. Based on All India Rank and the reservation roster provided by DGHS, merit list for All India quota will be prepared.

Ques. How to calculate NEET Score and Rank?


NEET Percentile Based on Highest Marks

Evaluation of percentile on the basis of marks can easily be done. We are providing you Percentile formula which based on marks scored by the contenders.

The formulae for calculating Percentile on the basis of Marks:

Individual Score X 100 / Marks obtained by top scorer

Percentile based on rank

Evaluation of percentile on the basis of rank is somewhat difficult in comparison to the first one. Have a look at the Percentile formula which is based on rank, gained by the aspirants.

The formulae for calculating Percentile on the basis of Rank:

Total appearing candidates – Rank secured/ Total appearing candidates’ X 100

Ques. How will the Tie-breaking problem be dissolved?

Ans. In case candidates score equal marks in the NEET examination, tie-breaking method will be considered.

  1. The candidate who obtains a higher mark in Biology as per the result of NEET 2018 will be given a better rank.
  2. If Biology marks are equal, candidates securing higher marks in Chemistry as per the NEET result 2018 will be given a higher rank in NEET 2018.
  3. If both Biology and Chemistry marks as per NEET result are equal, then the candidate who has attempted less number of wrong questions in all subjects of NEET 2018 will be given better rank.
  4. If all of the above criteria are unable to prove effective in breaking tie in NEET 2018 result, then the candidate older in age will be given preference for NEET admissions.

Ques. Who will conduct Counselling after NEET 2018?


  • For 15% All India Quota seats, counseling will be conducted by the DGHS.
  • For seats under the control of States/Universities/Institutions, their respective authorities will conduct the counseling.

Ques. What is the reservation criteria for 15% all India quota seats?

Ans. In 15% all India quota seats, 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC category candidates.

Ques. What is the procedure of online seat allotment?

Ans. The process steps are given here -

  • Main Counselling Registration.
  • Exercising of Choices, indicative seats and Locking of choices.
  • Process of Seat Allotment – Round 1.
  • Round 1 Result Publication.
  • Reporting at the allotted Medical/Dental College against 1st Round.
  • Publication of net vacant seats.
  • Fresh Choice Submission by eligible candidates for Round 2.
  • Process of Seat Allotment – Round 2.
  • Round 2 Result Publication.
  • Reporting at the Medical / Dental Colleges /Institutions against Round 2.
  • END of 15 % All India Counselling and reverting of Non Joined, Not allotted seats to state quota.

Ques. Will there be negative marking in NEET 2018?

Ans. Yes. Each correct answer will get 04 marks and for each incorrect response, 01 marks will be deducted from the total score.

Ques. How long is the result of NEET 2018 valid?

Ans. The result of successful candidates of NEET 2018 is valid for the academic session 2018-19 only.

Ques. Can one see images of OMR sheets and Responses on website?

Ans. The images of OMR Sheet and Responses captured by the machine will be displayed on the website For exact date of hosting, candidates may remain in touch with website.

Ques. I did not have a graduation degree, However, I have completed a professional degree, Can I apply for CAT?

Ans. No, only candidates who are graduate from a recognized University can apply for CAT. No, professional degree is accepted as a graduation degree.

Ques. Is there any provision to challenge the response(s) against the OMR grading?


  1. Candidates will be given an opportunity to submit representation against the OMR grading on payment of Rs.1000/- per response challenged.
  2. Rs.1000/- per response will be refunded to candidate if his/her challenge is accepted by the Board.

Ques. How many marks should we obtain to qualify for NEET exam?

Ans. Here we are giving the qualifying marks for NEET 2018 examination:

CategoryQualifying Marks (Out of 720)
General (UR)360
General (UR) – PH324

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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