NEET 2018 Result Statistics

NEET 2018 Result Statistics NEET 2018 Result Statistics – The Central Board of Secondary Education has released the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 result on June 4, 2018. As per the NEET 2018 result statistics published soon after, 56.27% of 12,69,922 candidates who appeared for NEET 2018 have qualified the exam by obtaining the qualifying cutoff score. Despite the NEET cutoff witnessing a sharp dip this year, the overall pass percentage in NEET has remained the same as previous year. The cutoff score of NEET 2018 is 119 marks (96 marks for OBC/SC/ST category) as against last year NEET cutoff of 131 (107 for OBC/SC/ST). Touching the golden mark of 691 marks, Kalpana Kumari from Bihar, by achieving the AIR-1 in NEET 2018 has become the first girl topper of NEET to achieve the feat in the last three years.

The detailed statistics of NEET result 2018 reveals that more number of female candidates than males have qualified the exam, however, only 3 of them have figured in top 25 which is lesser compared to last year which saw 9 female candidates featuring in top 25. Amongst all the states, Uttar Pradesh followed by Kerala has recorded the highest number of qualified candidates. However, none of the top 50 candidates come from Kerala. Overall, Delhi and Rajasthan have performed the best, while Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have fared poorly in NEET 2018.
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Among the list of top 50 NEET 2018 all-India toppers released with NEET 2018 result statistics, Delhi leads the way with highest number of toppers coming from the state, closely followed by Gujarat. CBSE also released the reserved category-specific statistics of NEET result for the first time. NEET aspirants can find all the important highlights of NEET 2018 result statistics along with the analysis in the article below. 

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Overall Statistics: NEET 2018 vs. 2017

About

NEET 2018

NEET 2017

No. of candidates registered

13,26,725

11,38,890

No. of candidates appeared

12,69,922

10,90,085

No. of candidates absent

56,803

48,805

No. of exam cities

136

103

No. of exam centres

2,255

1,921

No. of languages

11

10

No. of rooms

5,60,000+

50,000+

No. of invigilators

1,50,000+

1,50,000+

No. of observers

4,500+

3,500+

No. of city coordinators

153

124

NEET 2018 Overall Success Rate

Total Registered

Total Appeared

Total Qualified

Overall Pass%

13,26,725

12,69,922

7,14,562

56.27%

NEET 2018: Qualification Statistics

 

Gender-wise Qualification- A balanced dais

 

Though like previous years, NEET 2018 saw more number of female participants than males,  there was a balanced dais between their passing percentages as close to 56% aspirants from respective genders qualified the exam. However, the statistics of the result of NEET 2018 show that the number of transgender candidates registering, appearing and qualifying NEET was limited to one this year.

 

NEET 2018 Qualification by Gender

Gender

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

Pass%

Male

5,80,160

5,53,849

3,12,399

56.25%

Female

7,46,075

7,16,072

4,02,162

55.99%

Transgender

1

1

1

100%

Total

13,26,725

12,69,922

7,14,562

56.27%

 

Category-wise Qualification- OBC outperforms

 

CBSE released the category specific NEET result statistics for reserved categories for the first time this year. As detailed in NEET result 2018 statistics, candidates belonging to OBC category have surprisingly outnumbered the General category candidates, with 3,27,575 OBC candidates qualifying for further MBBS/BDS admissions against 2,68,316 from general (UR) category. 

 

NEET 2018 Qualification by Category

Category

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

Pass%

OBC

5,80,160

5,56,621

3,27,575

58.85%

General

4,84,480

4,66,213

2,68,316

57.55%

SC

1,81,217

1,71,856

87,311

50.8%

ST

80,868

75,232

31,360

41.68%

 

Nationality-wise Qualification- Absenteeism, a concern

 

Besides Indian nationality, candidates from NRI, OCI, PIO and Foreign nationalities also appeared for NEET 2018. As per the statistics of the result of NEET 2018, the pass percentage in all the nationalities is highest among OCI candidates. One notable thing here is the rate of absenteeism among nationalities other than Indian. The overall average rate of absenteeism in NEET 2018 was 4.28% similar to previous year, but it was highest among non-Indian nationalities, with as many as 16.59% of Foreigners remaining absent from NEET 2018. The high absenteeism among non-Indian nationalities could be attributed to the lack of overseas exam centres of NEET, thereby CBSE making it compulsory for overseas candidates to come to India for appearing in the test.

 

NEET 2018 Qualification by Nationality

Nationality

Registered

Appeared

Absent%

Qualified

Pass%

Indian

13,23,673

12,67,229

4.26%

7,12,635

56.24%

NRI

1,842

1651

10.37%

1,200

72.68%

OCI

529

469

11.34%

367

78.25%

PIO

60

55

8.33%

36

65.45%

Foreigner

621

518

16.59%

324

62.55%

 

State-wise Qualification- The best and the worst

 

Maharashtra recorded the highest number of candidate registrations and in contrast, has seen the lowest percentage of those candidates qualifying the NEET 2018. Similar is the case with Tamil Nadu. Rajasthan and Delhi have emerged as the best performing states, with about 74% of their candidates qualifying the test.

The statistics of NEET 2018 results give Delhi another reason to celebrate as the state recording the highest number of toppers in Top 50. As many as 8 NEET 2018 toppers among top 50 comes from Delhi, with Gujarat closely following the league with 7 toppers registering a space in top 50. However, pass percentage in Gujarat, i.e. number of candidates from the state qualifying NEET 2018, is a cause of concern with it being even below 50%.

 

Best performing state: Delhi can be graced with the title of India’s best performing state in NEET 2018 as per the NEET 2018 result statistics. The state has outshone all others by recording highest pass percentage and bagging the highest number of toppers on the top of that.

Worst performing state: Maharashtra is the worst performing state, followed by Tamil Nadu with these states recording highest number of examinees in NEET 2018, but farring worst with lowest pass percentage (~39%), as per the NEET result 2018 statistics. The challenge becomes much graver for these states as they have highest number of government MBBS seats in the country.

Healthy pink, but not winners: Uttar Pradesh and Kerala have given the highest number of NEET qualified candidates to the country and have registered an above average (56.27%) pass percentage. Yet, both of them fall short on various parameters. For example, none of the toppers in top 50 candidates of NEET 2018 belong to Kerala, against three toppers among top 25 coming from the state in NEET previous year. 

 

Top 5 States by Pass Percentage: NEET 2018 Result Statistics

S. No.

State

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

Pass%

1.

Rajasthan

82,000

79,057

58,738

74.3%

2.

Delhi

28,463

27,666

20,397

73.73%

3.

Haryana

30,542

29,476

21,398

72.59%

4.

Andhra Pradesh

51,229

49,253

35,732

72.55%

5.

Chandigarh

1,344

1,309

940

71.81%

Bottom 5 States by Pass Percentage: NEET Result 2018 Statistics

S. No.

State

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

Pass%

1.

Nagaland

2171

2045

600

29.34%

2.

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

466

454

187

34.01%

3.

Maharashtra

182218

177353

70184

39.57%

4.

Tamil Nadu

120000

114602

45336

39.56%

5.

Puducherry

4573

4462

1768

39.62%

 

Qualification Rate in States with High Registrations

 

Top 5 high registration states with above ‘overall Pass%’: NEET Result 2018 Statistics

S. No.

State

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

Pass%

1.

Uttar Pradesh

1,32,835

1,28,329

76,778

59.83%

2.

Kerala

1,14,214

1,08,907

72,682

66.74%

3.

Karnataka

94,808

85,288

54,163

63.51%

4.

Rajasthan

82,000

79,057

58,738

74.3%

5.

Bihar

66,071

63,003

37,899

60.15%

Bottom 3 high registration states with Worst Pass%: NEET Result 2018 Statistics

S. No.

State

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

Pass%

1.

Maharashtra

1,82,218

1,77,353

70,184

39.57%

2.

Tamil Nadu

1,20,000

1,14,602

45,336

39.56%

3.

Gujarat

74,115

72,351

32,625

45.09%

Top 5 States by Toppers: Statistics of NEET 2018

S. No.

State

No. of Toppers in Top 50

1.

Delhi

8

2.

Gujarat

7

3.

Andhra Pradesh

5

4.

Rajasthan

4

5.

Uttar Pradesh

4

 

About NEET 2018 Cutoff

 

This year saw an increase of 16.49% in the number of registrations, yet the qualifying score of NEET 2018 saw a sharp decline compared to 2017. The drop in NEET cutoff score could be a function of the likely increase in MBBS seats comparatively to previous year, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana contributing their 15% government MBBS seats in All India Quota (AIQ) admissions and the higher difficulty level of exam this year earlier dubbed by many experts.

 

NEET Cutoff: 2018 vs. 2017

Category

Qualifying Percentile

NEET 2018

NEET 2017

UR

50th Percentile

119

131

SC/ST/OBC

40th Percentile

96

107

UR-PH

45th Percentile

107

118

Category-wise qualified candidates distribution by NEET 2018 cutoff

Category

Number of Candidates

UR

6,34,897

OBC

54,693

SC

17,209

ST

7,446

UR-PH

205

OBC-PH

104

SC-PH

36

ST-PH

12

Total

7,14,562

 

Most and Least Popular Language in NEET 2018

 

As per the statistics of the result of NEET 2018, the combination of English and Hindi had the most number of takers (close to 91%), while very few chose to appear in regional languages (about 9%).

While 79.96% of the candidates chose English as their medium of paper, 11.04% candidates chose Hindi. Among regional languages, the most popular or most chosen languages by NEET 2018 aspirants were Gujarati (4.31%), Bengali (3.02%) and Kannada (2.06%).

 

All the medical colleges in India, barring AIIMS and JIPMER institutions, will take admissions on the basis of NEET 2018 scores. Candidates who have qualified the exam can start preparing for All India and State level NEET 2018 counselling sessions for the admission.

First Published On : 05 Jun 2018 12:41 PM IST

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