NEET 2017: Know expected cut off and section wise analysis

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NEET 2017: Know expected cut off and section wise analysis

NEET-expected-cutoff-analysisThe National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (2017) has been held on May 7, 2017. More than 11 lakh candidates from 2200 exam centres located across 104 cities appeared for the exam which provides admissions to approximately 64,000 MBBS and BDS seats in all medical colleges of India, with the exception of AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. With the recent landmark ruling by the Supreme Court overturning the age limit set by the MCI for NEET 2017, the number of candidates appearing for NEET this year is substantially greater than last year’s total which was around 6 lakhs. Another major reason is because NEET 2017 will now cover seats in all medical colleges, be they government, private or deemed. Given the tough battle for seats, it will be useful for candidates to familiarize themselves with the expected cut off scores and section-wise analysis as gleaned from the feedback of students and assessments made by prominent coaching institutions.

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As per the exam pattern of previous years’ NEET and AIPMT exam, NEET 2017 comprised primarily of four subject sections - Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology (the latter two being part of Biology) – with each section containing 45 questions. This total of 180 questions were objective in nature and candidates were given three hours to complete the test. While each question will carry four marks, an incorrect answer will lead to a deduction of one mark. From this year onwards, NEET was held in 8 regional languages apart from English and Hindi, making it convenient for candidates from numerous state boards to attempt the exam in their language of choice.

Section-wise analysis of NEET will help candidates to know the topic-wise distribution of questions under each subject as also the difficulty levels. Prominent coaching institutes like Aakash, Resonance and Career Point has also releasing the expectant cut off scores based on the section wise analysis of NEET 2017.

After completion of NEET 2017, coaching Institutes like Aakash, Resonance, Career Point etc. has prepared NEET paper analysis 2017. The paper analysis of NEET 2017 is based on feedback collected from experts of various institutes and students reaction. Based on NEET paper analysis, the expected NEET 2017 cutoff will be determined by the experts.

In accordance with the NEET/AIPMT exam pattern of the last two years, physics is expected to be the toughest section this year while the Chemistry and Biology sections should be relatively easier. The feedback from students in terms of difficulty levels and topics covered will be collected and published here as soon as the exam is concluded.

The subject-wise weightage analysis of NEET 2017 is given below.

Physics

There is a strong possibility that Physics continues to be the toughest section in NEET 2017 as well given that it is numerical-based and tends to be lengthier than other sections. The majority of questions tend to come from Mechanics, Electrodynamics, Modern Physics and Heat and Thermodynamics. Many of the questions could be repeated from previous years’ papers as well. The sectional analysis of Physics is in the below table.

Topics

Questions

Easy

Average

Difficult

Mechanics

 19   

SHM & Waves

 -   

Heat & Thermodynamics

 5   

Properties of Matter

   

Electrodynamics

 9   

Modern Physics

 7   

Optics

 5   

 

Chemistry

The chemistry section is considered to be easier than physics. Being a formula based paper, the numericals are considered easier than in Physics. Some of the questions asked are from beyond the NCERT prescribed books though. Organic Chemistry generally carries more weightage than Physical Chemistry while everyday chemistry topics are often not covered. The sectional analysis of Chemistry is in the below table.

Topics

Questions

Easy

Average

Difficult

Inorganic

 12   

Physical

 12   

Organic

 14   

 

Biology

Generally, this is a moderate to easy section with 45 questions each from Botany and Zoology. Animal Physiology and Reproduction, Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, Structural Org in Plants and Animals are the usual topics covered. Equal weightage is given to both Class 12 and Class 12 NCERT syllabus. The sectional analysis of Biology is in the below table.

Topics

Questions

Easy

Average

Difficult

The Living world

 -   

Structural Org. in Plants and Animals

 7   

Cell: Structure and Function

 -   

Human Physiology

 13   

Animal Physiology & Reproduction

   

Reproduction in Plants

 11   

Genetics & Evolution

 15   

Biology in Human Welfare

 4   

Biotechnology

 -   

Ecology

 -   

 

About NEET Cut Off

 

The Cut Off score for NEET will be the lowest possible marks candidates will be required to obtain in order to qualify for the 60,000 plus seats available through the National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam. NEET 2017 Cut Off score is derived on the basis of numerous factors including number of seats, number of candidates who have applied for the exam, marking scheme of the test, difficulty level and more. On the basis NEET 2017 Cut off, NEET rank range for participation in 15% All India Quota counselling will be declared separately. The NEET Cut Off score will also be responsible for determining the final result. Candidates securing scores in the top 15% bracket will become directly eligible for the All India Quota Seats through the NEET Counselling process.

NEET 2017 Cut off marks

 

NEET Cut Off marks will vary for each category. Candidates from the unreserved category will have to score in the 50th percentile at the very least to qualify for admissions through NEET 2017, while candidates belonging to the Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribes/Other Backward Classes will have to secure a minimum percentile of 40. The qualifying percentiles for NEET 2017 are as given in the table below.

 
NEET Cut off Marks

Category

Qualifying Percentile

Unreserved

50th percentile

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/ Other backward classes

40th percentile

Physically handicapped

45th percentile

 

Cut Off and Qualifying Percentiles for NEET 2016

 

Around 8 lakh candidates appeared for NEET 2016. Candidates can check below the overall category wise cut off marks range and the 15% All India Quota cut off marks range along with the qualifying percentiles for NEET 2016.

 

NEET 2016 Overall Cut off (Category-wise)

Category

Marks Range

Qualifying Criteria

No. of Candidates

Unreserved

685 - 145

50th Percentile

171329

OBC

678 - 118

40th Percentile

175226

SC

595 - 118

40th Percentile

47183

ST

599 - 118

40th Percentile

15710

Unreserved & PH

474 - 131

45th Percentile

437

OBC & PH

510 - 118

40th Percentile

597

SC & PH

415 - 118

40th Percentile

143

ST & PH

339 - 118

40th Percentile

36


NEET 2016 Cut off score under 15% All India Quota seats

Category

Marks Range

No. of Candidates

Unreserved

685 - 468

14315

OBC

468- 465

230

SC

468- 352

2815

ST

466 - 303

1427

Unreserved & PH

466-214

430

OBC & PH

213-210

10

SC & PH

209-130

75

ST & PH

213 - 118

23

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First Published On : 06 May 2017 06:21 PM IST
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