NEET 2018 Analysis and Expected Cutoff by Allen Kota
Sreetama Datta, 06 May 2018, #NEET

NEET 2018 Analysis and Expected Cutoff by Allen Kota - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on May 6, 2018, in 2255 exam centres across 136 cities in India. As many as 13,26,725 candidates have applied for NEET 2018. NEET is an exam of three-hour duration (10 AM to 1 PM), which was conducted in offline mode. As soon as the exam would be over, candidates will be keen to know NEET 2018 analysis and expected cutoff. Once candidates have seen the NEET question-paper analysis, they must note the expected NEET cut off which will indicate the marks they need to score to ensure their admissions in MBBS/BDS. Careers360 brings NEET 2018 analysis and expected cutoff by Allen Kota, where experts from this coaching institute have shared the detailed analysis of the biggest medical entrance test in terms of overall and sectional difficulty level, topics, minimum qualifying percentile and cutoff trends etc.
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The difficulty level of NEET 2018 is expected to range from medium to tough. Before taking a look at the NEET paper analysis and expected cutoff 2018 by Allen Kota, let us take a look at the detailed exam pattern of NEET 2018.

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NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

Sections

Number of Questions

Marks

Physics

45

180

Chemistry

45

180

Biology

90

360

Total

180

720

There is negative marking scheme of one mark for each wrong answer.

Now we bring to you NEET 2018 analysis by Allen Kota.

 

NEET Paper Analysis 2018 – Physics

 

Difficulty Level

XI

XI

XI

XII

XII

XII

 

Total

Mechanics

Thermal Physics

SHM & Waves

Electrodynamics

Optics

Modern & Electronics

Easy

5

1

1

6

4

2

19

Medium

8

2

2

2

1

4

19

Difficult

1

2

0

3

0

1

7

Total

14

5

3

11

5

7

45

According to Allen Kota experts, 51 percent of the questions were from Class XII syllabus last year. The overall difficulty level of the section was medium. Almost 31% of the questions were asked from Mechanics topic while the least number of questions were from SHM and Waves.

NEET Paper Analysis 2018 – Chemistry

 

Difficulty Level

XI

XI

XI

XII

XII

XII

 

Total

Organic

Inorganic

Physical

Organic

Inorganic

Physical

Easy

3

2

5

4

0

2

16

Medium

1

6

4

4

6

1

22

Difficult

2

0

1

1

1

2

7

Total

6

8

10

9

7

5

45

As per the experts, 53% of the questions came from the Class XII syllabus. The difficulty level of maximum questions was medium level followed by easy level questions. Equla number of questions were asked from each section.

 

NEET Analysis 2018 – Biology (Botany)

Difficulty Level

XI

XI

XI

XI

XI

XI

XII

XII

XII

Total

Plant Diversity

Plant Anatomy

Plant Morphology

Cell Biology & Cell Division

Bio Molecule

Plant Physiology

Plant Reproduction

Genetics + BioTechnology

Ecology

Easy

2

3

2

1

0

3

3

9

3

26

Medium

5

1

0

4

1

3

2

7

8

31

Difficult

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

Total

8

4

2

5

1

7

5

16

11

59

Majority of the questions were asked from Genetics + Biotechnology followed by Plant Physiology. Bio Molecule and Biology in Human Welfare wasn't included this year while the section bio molecule carried least number of questions.

 

NEET Analysis 2018 – Biology (Zoology)

Difficulty Level

XI

XI

XI

XII

XII

XII

Total

Animal Diversity

Structural organisation in animal

Human Physiology

Human Reproduction & Reproductive Health

Origin & Evolution

Human Health & Diseases

Easy

2

1

8

3

3

2

19

Medium

2

0

6

0

0

0

8

Difficult

0

0

1

2

0

1

4

Total

4

1

15

5

3

3

31

Unlike other sections, the Zoology portion carried maximum questions from Class XI syllabus and from Human Physiology topic. Among the two portions, Botany to carried majority of the questions. The difficulty level of the Biology section is foreseen to be on the easier lines by the experts.

 

NEET 2018 Minimum Qualifying Percentile and Expected Cutoff

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

For the unreserved candidates, it was mandatory to score at least 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. Securing the minimum percentile is a must to get admission in MBBS/BDS colleges of NEET participating colleges.

 

NEET 2018 Expected Cutoff

NEET is an exam of a total of 720 marks and the marks required to qualify in each category, are mentioned in the table below. The minimum qualification percentile of NEET varies across the different categories of candidates. Allen Kota will release the expected cutoff of NEET 2018 after the exam is offer. Careers360 will provide the NEET 2018 expected cutoff by Allen Kota on this page. Below are the cutoff percentiles which will give an idea of the expected NEET 2018 expected cutoff to test takers who have taken the exam.

 

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

The official NEET 2018 answer key will be declared in the first week of June 2018. The result of NEET 2018 will be declared by June 5, 2018, followed by which NEET 2018 counselling processes will be held from June 12 to 24 for All India Quota seats (first round) and from July 6 to 12 for the second round. The Mop Up Counselling round (Deemed/Central) is scheduled from August 12 to 22, 2018. Approximately 90,000 MBBS and BDS seats admission will take place through NEET 2018.

 

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