NEET PG Merit List 2018 – The National Board of Examinations (NBE), the NEET PG conducting body, will tentatively release the merit list of NEET PG 2018 in the month of February 2018. The link to check the NEET PG 2018 merit list will be made available here as soon as it is released by the NBE. NEET PG 2018 is scheduled to be held on January 7, 2018, and the result will be declared on January 31, 2018, along with the release of the NEET PG merit list 2018. Only those candidates who score equal to or more than the minimum qualifying percentile will be eligible for consideration in the NEET PG 2018 merit list. The candidates who qualify the NEET PG exam by scoring the minimum required percentile will also be given a unique All India NEET PG Rank. This rank will be calculated on the basis of candidates’ scores in the NEET PG entrance exam. If in case two or more candidates secure the same score, then the specified NEET PG 2018 tie breaker criteria will be used. Candidates can check here all the information related to the merit list of NEET PG 2018 including the important dates, types of merit lists, minimum qualifying percentile and other details.
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NEET PG Merit List 2018 Important Dates
NEET PG 2018
January 7, 2018
NEET PG 2018 Result
January 31, 2018
NEET PG 2018 All India Merit List
NEET PG 2018 All India 50% Quota List
*Tentative dates; subject to change
Minimum qualifying percentile for NEET PG 2018 Merit List
Only those candidates who secure the category-wise minimum qualifying percentile in NEET PG 2018 will be considered for the counselling process and final admissions. The minimum qualifying percentile of NEET PG refers to the lowest percentile required for clearing the exam and be included in the merit list. The minimum required percentile is given in the table below along with their respective categories.
NEET PG 2018 Qualifying Percentile
Minimum Required Percentile
Types of NEET PG Merit Lists 2018
NEET PG Merit List type
All India NEET PG 2018 Merit List
All India NEET PG 2018 Merit List will indicate the overall merit positions of candidates who appeared for and cleared NEET PG 2018.
All India 50% Quota (AIQ) (Overall Rank or Merit List)
This merit list will be valid only for All India 50% quota seats. All the candidates who appeared in NEET PG 2018 and are eligible for admissions to All India 50% quota will be included in this. This merit list will be used to determine admissions for the seats which come under All India 50% Quota.
All India 50% Quota (AIQ) Category Merit List
This merit list of NEET PG 2018 will be valid for candidates who come under the reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC) in All India 50% quota.
State Quota or Union Territory (UT) Overall and Category-wise NEET PG Merit List 2018
Each State/Union Territory’s counselling authorities will release their separate merit lists using the marks secured by the candidates from their State in NEET PG 2018. Ranks given in state merit list will be used for admission to respective State Government and Private colleges.
NEET PG Merit List 2018
To download the Merit List of NEET PG 2018, Click Here (link to be uploaded on January 31, 2018)
Tie Breaker Criteria of NEET PG 2018 Merit List
The Tie Breaker Criteria in NEET PG 2018 will be used incase two candidates secure the same marks in NEET PG 2018. The parameters which will be used to determine the ranks of the candidates who score equal marks in NEET PG 2018 are as follows -
Number of Correct Responses: The candidate who obtains more number of correct responses in NEET PG 2018 will be preferred over the one with the lesser number of correct responses.
Marks in Qualifying Exam: If in case, tie still remains unresolved after considering the number of correct responses, then the marks of candidates in their MBBS professional examination shall be taken into consideration. The candidates are required to provide marks of all the MBBS professional examinations (Ist Professional+ IInd Professional + IIIrd Professional Part 1+ IIIrd Professional Part 2) along with total maximum marks of all the professional examinations in the required field of the NEET PG application form.
Age: In case the tie still persists, date of birth of the candidates will be considered. The older candidate will be placed in a higher position over the younger candidate in the merit list of NEET PG 2018.
Highlights of NEET PG Merit List 2018
The official link of NEET PG Merit List 2018 will be made available on the official NBE website as soon as the NEET PG merit list is declared and will also be shared on this page.
NBE provides only the NEET PG candidates’ All India Ranks and Marks scored in NEET PG 2018 to the different State Counselling authorities. The states will then be responsible for their respective merit lists. NBE does not play any role in the NEET PG merit lists prepared by the various State counselling authorities.
No entrance exam will be conducted by any state or private institution at their own level with the exception of AIIMS, PGIMER and JIPMER. These institutes will conduct their separate entrance examination for admissions to postgraduate courses.
Candidates belonging to the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will not be considered for All India 50% quota rank.
NEET PG 2018 is a national level eligibility cum entrance exam for admission to various Postgraduate medical courses. The entrance exam will be held on January 7, 2018, and the NEET PG result will be declared on January 31, 2018, along with the merit list of NEET PG 2018.