NEET Result 2018 – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the NEET 2018 result by June 5 in online mode. The NEET result 2018 will be declared in the form of score cards. The NEET 2018 result cum score card will show the All India Rank (AIR), All India Quota (AIQ) Rank, category rank, total marks and percentile score. Apart from this, candidates will also be able to check their subject-wise marks and percentile. The general NEET 2018 cutoff marks and percentile information will also be shown. Candidates will be able to download the NEET result 2018 by providing their roll number and date of birth.
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NEET was concluded on May 6, 2018. Before the result of NEET 2018 is declared, CBSE will also host the scanned copies of candidates’ OMR sheet and answer key and will make them open to challenge by candidates between May 25 and May 27, 2018. Finally, after consideration of all the challenges, the NEET 2018 result will be prepared. Candidates can read below the complete details about result of NEET 2018, including announcement of result, score calculation, how to download, etc.
Important Dates related to NEET 2018 Result
May 6, 2018
Availability of NEET OMR Sheet 2018
May 25 to May 27, 2018
NEET 2018 Answer Keys - Official
May 25 to May 27, 2018
Declaration of NEET Result
By June 5, 2018
NEET 2018 AIQ Rank Letter download
Second week of June 2018
NEET 2018 AIQ Counselling Round One
June 12 to June 24, 2018
NEET 2018 AIQ Counselling Round Two
July 6 to July 12, 2018
NEET 2018 State Counselling begins
CBSE will prepare an All India merit list containing names of successful candidates in the order of their All India Ranks as per the NEET result. Only those candidates who qualify NEET 2018 by scoring the specified cutoff percentile ie. 50th percentile (40th percentile for SC/ ST/ OBC) will be included in this list. Another All India Quota (AIQ) list will be prepared on the basis of NEET 2018 Result, containing the names of eligible and successful candidates who opted for AIQ admissions.
How to check NEET Result 2018
Candidates can check the result of NEET 2018 and download their scorecards by going through the step-wise procedure mentioned below:
Step 1: Go through the official website or Click on the link given below .
Step 2: Enter your Roll Number and Date of Birth in the given fields.
Step 3: The result comprising the score card will be displayed.
Step 4: Download the NEET result 2018 by clicking on ‘Print’ button and then save it.
To check NEET 2018 Result/ Score card – Click Here (Link will be made available by June 5, 2018)
NEET Result window will look like below image -
Details in NEET Result 2018
The NEET 2018 result will contain the following information:
Roll Number of the Candidate
Personal Details (including candidate’s name, father’s and mother’s name, gender, DOB, nationality, category/sub-category, etc.)
Marks Obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Total Marks obtained
NEET All India Rank
NEET Qualifying Status
NEET AIR for 15% AIQ seats
Sample copy of NEET Result/ Score-card
NEET Result 2018 - Tie Breaking Criteria
While preparation of the NEET 2018 result, in case two candidates score same marks, then their All India Rank (AIR) will be determined after considering following factors in the order as given below:
- Higher Marks in Biology - Candidate with higher marks in Biology in NEET will be given a higher order of merit compared to those with lesser marks in Biology.
Higher Marks in Chemistry- In case the tie still remains, then candidates’ marks in Chemistry will be considered. Candidate with higher marks in Chemistry will be given a higher order of merit compared to those with lesser marks in Chemistry.
Least Number of Wrong Answers - If the tie persists, the candidate with least number of wrong answers in NEET will be given a higher order of merit compared to others.
Seniority - If the tie is not broken even after considering all the above factors, the candidate senior in age will be placed higher in the order of merit compared to others.
NEET Result 2018 - Qualifying percentile
Candidates will be required to score minimum qualifying marks in NEET 2018 in order to qualify for further admission process.
Candidates belonging to Unreserved (UR) category are required to score equivalent to at least 50th percentile and those belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC are required to obtain marks equivalent to at least 40th percentile to be considered for AIQ and state counselling process.
CBSE will also release cutoff marks in NEET 2018 result. The cutoff marks are marks equivalent to NEET cutoff percentile. NEET qualifying percentile and corresponding NEET 2017 cutoff marks are given in the table below.
NEET Qualifying Percentile
Minimum Qualifying Percentile
NEET Qualifying Marks (out of 720)
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)
NEET Cutoff – Previous Year Statistics
The below table contains the number of candidates in each category who qualified the NEET cutoff percentile by scoring the corresponding cutoff marks in NEET 2017.
NEET Cutoff Percentile
Qualifying Marks Range
Number of Qualifying Candidates
How to Calculate NEET Result
Candidates who had appeared in the exam will be able to calculate their scores before NEET 2018 result declaration with the help of the official answer key and scanned images of OMR sheets, which will be released by CBSE.
The NEET answer key and OMR sheet will be released by the CBSE from May 25 till 5.00 PM on May 27, 2018.
To calculate NEET score before result is declared, candidates can consider following marking scheme to tally their final NEET score.
NEET 2018 Marking Scheme
Response in NEET 2018 OMR Sheet
Unanswered (not attempted)
If more than one answer is marked
Candidates can check if their answers as marked in NEET 2018 OMR sheet are right or wrong from the NEET official answer key.
Formula to calculate NEET 2018 Result
NEET Score = (Total Number of Correct Answers x 4) - (Total Number of Incorrect Answers)
NEET 2018 as conducted out of a total of 720 marks, with 180 questions asked in total. 45 questions each will be asked from Physics and Chemistry and 90 questions asked from Biology.
NEET 2018 AIQ Rank Letter – How to download?
The AIQ rank letter of NEET 2018 will be available in online mode in the first week of June 2018. CBSE releases separate rank letters for admission to 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats.
Only those candidates who score minimum qualifying marks and also opt for AIQ admissions in NEET 2018 will be able to download AIQ rank letters.
Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the counselling for AIQ on the basis of AIQ rank provided in NEET AIQ rank letter 2018.
To download NEET 2018 Rank Letter for 15% All India Quota – Click Here (Link will be made available as soon as it released by CBSE.)
NEET 2018 Statistics
Total Registered Candidates
Total Male Candidates
Total Female Candidates
Total Exam Cities
Total Exam Centres
What after NEET Result 2018?
The NEET 2018 result will tell candidates if they have qualified or not.
In case a candidate qualifies the exam by scoring NEET cutoff requirement and doesn't belong to J&K (unless filled the declaration form at the time of filling application form), he/she will be required to register themselves online for AIQ counselling on the official website of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The link to register for AIQ counselling will also be made available on NEET Counselling official webpage. The AIQ counselling will begin from June 12, 2018, and registration for the same will begin right after the declaration of NEET result 2018.
In case a candidate belonging to J&K has qualified the exam but didn’t opt for AIQ seats by filling the self declaration form at the time of filling NEET 2018 application form, then they will be required to register themselves for J&K counselling which will be conducted by the state's counselling authority.
Candidates who qualify NEET by scoring minimum required cutoff will also have to register for participating in state counselling for admission to state government and private medical colleges which will be conducted by their respective state counselling authorities.
In case a candidate fails to qualify the NEET 2018, then they will not be able to participate in further NEET counselling or admission process.
An All India merit list will be prepared on the basis of the NEET 2018 result. In this merit list, candidates had appeared in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will be listed in the order of their All India Rank. Besides All India Merit List, an AIQ merit list will also be prepared.
Candidates who qualify the exam and also opted for AIQ will be included in NEET AIQ merit list. MCC will conduct NEET AIQ Counselling 2018 on the basis of AIQ merit list.
For admissions through state counselling, respective state counselling authorities will prepare their separate merit list on the basis of NEET Result 2018.
Candidates will be able to predict their NEET 2018 rank on the basis of the probable score they expect to achieve in the exam.
With the tough competition for MBBS and BDS seats, the marks vs rank of NEET 2018 result will enable candidates to see their chances for admissions in the colleges of their choice.
Check the NEET marks vs rank 2018 based on last years’s cut off scores to know your chances of qualifying the national level medical entrance exam.
NEET Result 2018 - Marks vs Rank
Less than 100
6,75,638 and more
NEET 2018 Result - FAQs
Q. When will the result of NEET 2018 be declared?
A. The NEET result 2018 is expected to be declared by the CBSE in online mode by June 5, 2018.
Q. What information do I need to download my NEET result 2018?
A. Candidates will be able to download their NEET 2018 result by entering their NEET roll number and date of birth at the official NEET CBSE result link which will be shared above.
Q. What will the NEET result 2018 contain?
A. The result of NEET 2018 will show candidates their NEET roll number, NEET application number, name, father’s and mother’s names, gender, DOB, nationality, category/sub-category, marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology separately, total marks obtained, percentile score, NEET All India Rank, NEET Qualifying Status, NEET AIR for 15% AIQ seats and NEET cutoff scores.
Q. How much marks do I need to qualify for admissions through NEET 2018?
A. Candidates will need to score marks equivalent or above their specified category-wise NEET cutoff percentiles to qualify for admissions.
Percentile to Qualify
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH)
Q. What is the NEET rank letter?
A. The rank letter of NEET 2018 will be released separately from the result in online mode. The NEET 2018 rank letters will be released only for those candidates who qualify for admissions to 15% All India Quota (AIQ) seats. Only candidates qualifying NEET and opting for All India Quota admissions will be issued NEET rank letters.
Q. Any changes introduced this year with regard to NEET 2018 result?
A. NEET aspirants should note that the tie-breaking criteria of NEET has been changed from this year onwards. After the attempt to break tie is made by comparing marks in Biology and then Chemistry, candidates with lesser wrong answers will be given preference and only then will age be considered. Till last year, candidates older in age were ranked higher if the Biology and Chemistry marks turned out to be same.
NEET - Top Medical Colleges
Given below is the list of top 11 most preferred medical colleges of India by NEET toppers as per Round 1 AIQ counselling of NEET 2017.
Top 11 Most Preferred Medical Colleges by NEET Toppers
NEET Cutoff – Top Medical Colleges
Below given are the last ranks which got admission in top 10 medical colleges of India in previous years.
Top 10 Medical Colleges AIQ Closing rank (General Category)
Name of Medical Colleges
2017 NEET Closing Rank
2016 NEET Closing Rank