CBSE NEET UG result 2018 declared: Here are the highlights
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results of NEET 2018 on Monday. Students can check their NEET exam results on the official website cbseneet.nic.in. CBSE NEET result 2018: Here’s direct link to check | Check details of the result
The NEET exam consisted of one paper with 180 objective type questions from physics, chemistry and biology. CBSE had on May 25 released the answer key of the NEET 2018. Candidates could challenge the answer key until 5pm on May 27.
A 17-year-old girl who was found dead at her home in Tamil Nadu’s Villupuram district on Monday is suspected to have killed herself by consuming poison after she failed in NEET 2018, the nationwide examination to select students for undergraduate medical and dental courses. S Prathiba was a resident of Peruvallur village in Gingee taluk. V Murugesan, a neighbour, said Prathiba had cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) last year and qualified for studying traditional medicine Siddha . “She declined that and appeared for NEET again for the second time this year as she was firm in her dream to be a MBBS doctor,” said Murugesan. ...Neighbours said Prathiba looked upset after NEET results were declared Monday and her parents advised her not to worry. Prathiba collapsed Monday night after consuming rat poison kept in her home, said the police. Her family took her to the Tiruvannamalai Government Hospital where doctors declared her as brought dead at around 12 am.
6.33pm: Just 38.55% candidates from Tamil Nadu, who appeared for NEET 2018, cleared the examination held to select students for undergraduate medical and dental courses across the country. According to CBSE out of the 114,302 aspirants from Tamil Nadu 45,366 students cleared NEET 2018.
4.57pm: Three students, including the all-India rank 7 holder, from Maharashtra made it to the top 50 in NEET 2018.
410pm: Arjun Saraswat from Lucknow gets the all-India rank 41 in NEET result 2018.
3.16pm: Five students from Allen coaching are in top 10 All India Ranks (AIR) in NEET 2018. Students of the Institute have grabbed AIR 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10. The top rankers from the Institute include Prince Chaudhary, Varun, Krishna, Madhvan Gupta and Ramneek who have scored AIR 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10 respectively. Except AIR 5 Prince Chaudhary, remaining four top rankers of the institute are its distance learning students.
2.08pm: Prince Chaudhary from Barmer’s Dhorimanna town in Rajasthan has grabbed All India Rank (AIR) 5 in NEET 2018 .
1.27pm: Kalpana Kumari bags AIR 1. She is from Bihar and has also prepared for the exam in Delhi.
12.35pm: NEET result 2018 declared
*The results are being declared a day earlier than expected.
*According to experts at Toppr.com NEET 2018 was slightly easier than last years’ papers. Most questions were not time consuming. There were similarities between the weightage of marks in the paper, and the 12th standard syllabus.
*Physics was the toughest section amongst the three. However, this section was lengthy. There were 24 questions asked from the 12th standard syllabus and 21 questions from the 11th standard syllabus. This section had 2 difficult questions, 9 moderate questions and 34 easy questions. There were many calculation-based questions.
*Chemistry was the moderate section amongst the three. This section was not lengthy. There were 20 questions asked from the 12th standard syllabus and 20 questions from the 11th standard syllabus. This section had 1 difficult question, 20 moderate questions and 24 easy questions. Most questions were based on simple concepts.
*Biology was the easiest section. However, this section was not lengthy. There were 46 questions asked from the 12th standard syllabus and 44 questions from the 11th standard syllabus. This section had 9 difficult questions, 33 moderate questions and 48 easy questions. However, this section was easier than last year, and had very few application-based questions. Most of them were directly from NCERT and were concept based. Most students found the paper moderate and expected marks in the range of 350-400.”
*According to figures revealed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), over 13.36 lakh hopefuls registered for NEET 2018, up from 11.5 lakh who had registered in 2017. The total number of seats in MBBS and BDS institutes across the country stands at 60,000.
NEET was first introduced in May 2013 and was quickly scrapped in 2014, making way for various states conducting separate Common Entrance Test (CET) for admissions to medical and dental institutes in their states. In 2016, the Supreme Court of India reinforced the compulsion on NEET, making it the single window entrance exam for admission to all medical and dental institutes in the country.