NEET 2016 result declared on August 16
NEET 2016 result for Phase 1 and 2 has been declared on August 16, 2016 by the exam conducting authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). As per the official reports, as many as 4,10,661 test takers of NEET 2016 have qualified counselling under All-India Quota seats based on their cut-off scores. The result has been declared in the form of merit list mentioning name of the candidates, total marks, All India rank and cut off marks. Candidates who had appeared in NEET 2016 Phase 1 or 2 can check below for their result on this page.
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According to CBSE officials, a total of 8,02,594 candidates had registered for the national level entrance test, out of which, 7,31,223 had appeared in NEET 1 and II. This means that out of the total registered candidates, 71,371 didn't take the entrance exam. Among the total 7,31,223 examinees, as many as 3,37,572 were male, 3,93,642 were female and 9 were transgenders.
Het Shah has clinched the 1st position with 685 marks out of 720, while Ekansh Goel and Nikhil Bajiya have secured rank 2 and rank 3 respectively. The 2nd topper, Ekansh secured 682 marks, while Nikhil scored 678, securing third position for himself. At All India Rank 5, Arushi emerged as the topper among female candidates With 676 marks. Dyuti Shah and Japnoor Kaur secured rank 6 and 7 respectively
The table below mentions total number of candidates, their marks range and categories, who hve been shortlisted for counselling under All-India Quota seats based on their cut-off scores.
No of candidates
On the basis of NEET 2016 result, CBSE has also prepared a merit list of the eligible candidates to appear in 15% All India Counselling scheduled to be conducted from August 22, 2016. Accordingly, candidates will be called for seat selection and allotments to the 15% of the total seats in government medical, dental colleges of India excluding Andhra Pradesh, Telanagana, and Jammu and Kashmir.
As per the Supreme Court’s ruling of May 9, 2016, private, deemed and central government universities mandatorily need to accept NEET 2016 scores for providing admissions to its MBBS and BDS programmes. However, as per the implementation of 24th May NEET ordinance for the academic session 2016-17, states can provide admissions to 85% state quota seats through their own entrance test.
The Lok Sabha, however, on July 20, 2016 cleared major amendments in the Medical Council of India Act, 1956 and the Dentists Act, 1948 paving the way for national level single entrance test - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, for admission to different medical UG and PG programmes from the next academic year.
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