NEET 2018 Analysis and Expected Cutoff by Aakash Institute

NEET Analysis and Expected Cutoff by Aakash InstituteNEET 2018 Analysis and Expected Cutoff by Aakash Institute: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 was conducted on May 6, for admissions to around 90,000 MBBS and BDS courses across the country. Conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), this year’s NEET is expected to have been taken by around 13 lakh candidates.

After the exam is conducted, the test takers are looking for NEET analysis and expected cutoff 2018 in order to gauge their performance and to get an overall idea about the difficulty level and expected NEET cutoff. Once they have gone through the analysis, they must observe the NEET expected cutoff and trends from previous years in order to get an idea of how much they need to score to qualify in NEET. This article by Careers360 brings NEET 2018 analysis and expected cutoff by Aakash Institute.

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In this analysis of NEET 2018 done by Aakash Institute, the experts of the coaching institute have stated the overall and section wise difficulty level and topic wise question distribution. The overall difficulty level of NEET 2018 is tough with Physics being the most difficult section and Biology as the easiest section. Also, candidates can check here complete details about NEET 2018 cut off, including minimum qualifying percentiles, previous year NEET Cut off trends and highlights, etc. First, let’s take a look at the overall exam pattern of NEET 2018 below.

 

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

S. No.

Particulars

Details

1

Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen and Paper)

2

Duration of Examination

3 hours

3

Medium of Exam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Kannada and Urdu

4

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

5

Sections

  • Physics – 45 Questions

  • Chemistry – 45 Questions

  • Biology – 90 Questions

6

Total Number of Questions

180 Questions

7

Total Marks of Examination

720 Marks

8

Marking Scheme

For each correct answer, the candidates will be awarded 4 marks; if an answer is wrong, then 1 mark will be deducted.

Now we bring to you the expected section wise NEET analysis 2018 by Aakash Institute followed by the expected cutoff.

 

Regarding the NEET 2018 analysis, Aakash Institute experts say, "The pattern of the NEET-2018 is same as introduced in the last year NEET. Overall the Question paper is on the lines of CBSE - NEET prescribed pattern, which has been conducted on 6th May. This year students, who were well versed with NCERT, must have performed well in the NEET exam."

 

NEET 2018 Analysis by Aakash Institute – Physics

As per the Aakash Institute experts, the Physics section consisted maximum questions from NCERT. Around 80% questions were on numerical, which were calculation intensive. "Number of questions from 11th and 12th part was almost equal 21 and 24 respectively. Some theoretical questions were difficult. As expected majority questions were from rotational motion current electricity, Ray and wave optics." Majority of the questions were on Mechanics. 

 

NEET Analysis 2018 – Topic wise analysis of Physics

 

Difficulty Level

XII

XI

XII

XI

XII

XII

XI

 

Total

Electricity

Heat & Thermodynamics

Magnetism

Mechanics

Modern Physics

Optics

Waves

Easy

1

1

1

1

2

0

1

7

Medium

5

2

1

9

3

5

2

27

Difficult

0

2

2

4

3

0

0

11

Total

6

5

4

14

8

5

3

45

NEET Analysis 2018 by Aakash Institute – Chemistry

According to Aakash Institute, the questions were of standard level, with most of them from NCERT. "A few questions were beyond NCERT, such as molecular orbital configuration of heteroatomic molecules, reverse hyperconjugation, etc. All questions were concept based and no memory based question was present," state the experts. The number of questions from Class XI and XII syllabus was 25 and 20 respectively. According to the NEET 2018 analysis by Aakash Institute, one question from Organic Chemistry had more than one correct answer. In physical chemistry, numericals were on the easier side without lengthy calculations. In the organic portion, multi-conceptual questions were asked making it tricky.  The sectional difficulty level of Chemistry section was termed as Medium.

 

NEET Analysis 2018 – Topic wise analysis of Chemistry

 

Difficulty Level

XI

XII

XI

XII

XI

XII

 

Total

Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Easy

2

1

5

3

4

2

17

Medium

3

5

2

4

5

2

21

Difficult

1

3

0

0

2

1

7

Total

6

9

7

7

11

5

45

NEET 2018 Analysis by Aakash Institute – Biology

The Biology section carries highest weightage in NEET with 50 percent of total questions from this section. The number of questions from class XI was comparatively more than that of class XII. While the Botany portion of Biology section carried 53 questions, Zoology portion had 37 questions. The section was on expected lines and the difficulty level was easy. Take a look at the topic wise question break up from both portions.

 

NEET Analysis 2018 – Topic wise analysis of Biology (Botany)

Difficulty Level

XII

XI

XI

XII

XII

XI

XII

XI

Total

Biology in Human Welfare

Cell Cycle

Diversity of Life

Ecology

Genetics

Plant Physiology

Reproduction & Sexual Reproduction

Structural Organization of Plants

Easy

1

4

4

6

4

2

3

5

29

Medium

0

4

4

3

3

3

2

1

20

Difficult

0

1

1

0

1

1

0

0

4

Total

1

9

9

9

8

6

5

6

53

NEET Analysis 2018 – Topic wise analysis of Biology (Zoology)

Difficulty Level

XI

XII

XII

XII

XI

XII

XI

XI

Total

Animal Kingdom

Animal Husbandry & Biotechnology

Evolution: Theories & Evidences

Human Health & Diseases

Human Physiology

Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health

Biomolecules

Structural Organization in Animals

Easy

1

1

1

1

1

0

0

1

6

Medium

2

4

2

1

9

4

1

1

24

Difficult

0

0

0

1

4

2

0

0

7

Total

3

5

3

3

14

6

1

2

37

NEET 2018 Minimum Qualifying Percentile and Expected Cutoff

Out of 10,90,085 candidates who appeared NEET last year, only 6,11,539 could qualify the exam by scoring marks equal to or more than the qualifying percentile requirements of NEET Cut off.

The candidates belonging to unreserved category had to score atleast 131 marks in NEET 2017 in order to get equal to or above the 50th percentile. The reserved category candidates had to score at least 107 marks in order to get equal to or above the 40th percentile in order to secure admission in MBBS/BDS.

 

NEET 2018 Cutoff

Candidates can check exact cut-off marks on the day of NEET result announcement. Candidates are marked out of 720 marks in NEET Exam. The category-wise number of candidates who qualified NEET 2017, along with the marks required to qualify in each category, are mentioned in the table below. The cutoff percentiles will give an idea of the expected NEET 2018 expected cutoff.

 

NEET Cut off 2017 scores and category-wise qualified candidates

Category

NEET 2017 Qualification Percentile

NEET 2017 Qualifying Score as per qualification percentile (out of 720)

Number of Candidates Qualified

UR

50th Percentile

131

5,43,473

OBC

40th Percentile

107

47,382

SC

40th Percentile

107

14,599

ST

40th Percentile

107

6,018

UR-PH

45th Percentile

118

67

OBC-PH

40th Percentile

107

152

SC-PH

40th Percentile

107

38

ST-PH

40th Percentile

107

10

NEET 2018 was held at around 2255 exam centres located in 136 cities. CBSE will declare the NEET 2018 result by June 5, 2018. All the candidates who will qualify NEET 2018 by scoring minimum required percentile will be eligible for participating in 15 percent AIQ counselling conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

 

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