NEET 2018 results out: All details here
CBSE has declared the results of NEET 2018 on its official website, a day before the original schedule. "All candidates appearing in NEET-2018 must remain in touch with the websites of CBSE, MOHFW, Medical Counseling Committee (www.mcc.nic.in) and participating states/universities/institutions till conclusion of the final round of counseling," an official notification said. As many as 13.26L students had appeared the exam this year.
Here's how to check your results
To check your results, visit the official website at www.cbseneet.nic.in or www.cbseresults.nic.in and click on 'NEET 2018 results.' You will have to enter your roll number and date of birth to view your results. It is advisable to download a copy at the earliest, considering the CBSE's website often hangs after declaration of results. For details on counseling, visit www.mohfw.nic.in or www.mcc.nic.in.
What's next for shortlisted candidates?
Experts have said the cut-off is likely to decrease considering this year's difficulty level. Last time, for the unreserved category, it was 50%, while for reserved, it was 40%. Selected students will now undergo counseling. The entire process is expected to be completed by August.
23 students competed for each seat this time
The number of registered candidates for NEET 2018 increased by a whopping 2L since last year. This time, 13.26L candidates competed for a total of 60,000 seats, or 23 students per seat. This number has been going up since NEET started in 2016. From 7.5L candidates (2016), it went up by 53% to 11.5L in 2017, and up by another 17% this time.
About the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test
NEET, conducted by the CBSE, decides admissions into graduate/postgraduate medical courses like MBBS, BDS, MD or MS in colleges run under the Medical/Dental Council of India. This is the third time undergraduate medical college admissions are being decided through NEET. Earlier, there was the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) and individual MBBS exams conducted by states and colleges.