As per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act-1956 as amended in 2016 and the Dentists Act-1948 as amended in 2016, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has conducted NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2017 [NEET(UG)-2017]for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in India in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament e.g. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.
An All India merit list has been prepared in percentile determined on the basis of highest marks secured by the candidates in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS courses as per Para V(II), Chapter II of Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued under Medical Council of India Act & Dental Council of India Act.
- FOLLOWING WERE ALLOWED TO APPEAR IN NEET-UG, 2017:
- Indian Nationals
- Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
- Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs)
- Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) &
- Foreign Nationals
Because of above, NEET has become the first Global Entrance Examination in the country.
- SEATS TO BE FILLED THROUGH NEET-UG ARE CLASSIFIED IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
- All India Quota Seats
- State Government Quota Seats
- State/Management/NRI Quota Seats in Private Medical/ Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University
- Central Pool Quota Seats
Some of Highlights of NEET-UG, 2017 are as follows:
|Candidates registered||11,38,890||70.58% increase from NEET-I, 2016|
|139.37% increase from NEET-II, 2016|
|OCIs||480||Allowed for the first time|
|PIO||69||Allowed for the first time|
|Foreigners||613||Allowed for the first time|
|Male||4,97,043||43.64% of registered candidates|
|Female||6,41,839||56.36% of registered candidates|
|Number of Cities||103||Against 52 in 2016|
|Number of Languages||10||Only 2 in 2016|
|Number of examination centres||1921||Against 739 in 2016|
|Number of rooms||50,000+||–|
|Number of invigilators||1,50,000+||–|
|Number of Observers||3500+||–|
|Number of City Coordinators||124||Against 61 in 2016|
Language wise number of registered candidates is as follows:
CBSE is pleased to declare the result of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test-UG, 2017. While preparing the result, the orders of Hon’ble Apex Court with regard to declaration of result have been complied with.
The statistics is as follows:-
|Details of the candidates Nationality wise are as follows:|
Details of the candidates qualified the test on the basis of the minimum qualifying criteria of NEET-UG, 2017 are as follows:-
|Category||Qualifying Criteria||Marks Range||No. of Candidates|
|UR & PH||45th Percentile||130-118||67|
|OBC & PH||40th Percentile||130-107||152|
|SC & PH||40th Percentile||130-107||38|
|ST & PH||40th Percentile||130-107||10|
- Difference in number is because of 200 PH candidates have been placed in their actual categories as well as in PH category.
As per the information available on MCI & DCI websites, in 470 medical colleges, there are approximately 65,170 seats of MBBS and in 308 Dental colleges, nearly 25,730 seats in BDS are available. For more details may logon to the websites-www.mciindia.org&www.dciindia.org.in.
The details of the top 25 candidates are as follows:
|5||Dogra Abhishek Veerendra||Male||691||99.999358||5||Maharashtra|
|9||Aryan Raj Singh||Male||690||99.999174||9||U.P.|
|11||Nishita N. Purohit||Female||685||99.998440||11||Gujarat|
|12||Lakkimsetti Arnav Thirinath||Male||685||99.998440||12||Telengana|
|15||Harshit Anand||Male||685||99.998440||15||West Bengal|
|21||Mariya Biji Varghese||Female||682||99.997982||21||Kerala|
CBSE has provided All India Rank to the candidates. Admitting Authorities will draw merit list based on All India Rank for the seats of MBBS/BDS falling under their jurisdiction.
Information regarding 15% All India Quota Seats:
The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Government of India will conduct the Counselling for 15% All India Quota seats as done earlier. Candidates may visitwebsite www.mcc.nic.in for further informationregarding cut off marks, etc. Candidates will apply for 15% All India Quota seats as per the directions of DGHS and Counselling will be stopped soon the seats are exhausted.
Information regarding State Quota Seats:
For State quota and other seats falling under the ambit of States, candidates may apply to their domicile states and a merit list as per State rules and based on All India Rank will be prepared by concerned Counselling Authorities. The counselling for Private Medical Colleges will also be conducted by the concerned State Counselling Authority.
CBSE made elaborate arrangement for the smooth and fair conduct of examination across the nation. Candidates and their parents are also informed to assist CBSE in the fair conduct of examination. In NEET-2017, 11 candidates were identified using unfair practices in the examination. The result of these candidates has been cancelled or they have been debarred from appearing in the Medical Entrance Examination conducted by CBSE as per rule.
Before declaration of result, CBSE has hosted the OMR Answer Sheets of all the candidates on website for their information and to make challenges if they found any discrepancy in the responses made by them. Also, the answer keys were hosted on website for challenges. All the challenges received by CBSE were duly addressed before preparation of result.
The candidates can access their result on www.cbseneet.nic.in, www.cbse.nic.in and www.cbseresults.nic.in. CBSE will also provide NEET rank letters format through DigiLocker at https://digilocker.gov.in/. NEET-2017 result will also be available on “Digilocker” website at http://results.digilocker.gov.in, a CBSE initiative in collaboration with DigiLocker. This is a mobile friendly website and can be viewed on mobile.
The Result of NEET-UG, 2017 has been declared on the basis of the qualifying criteria prescribed by the Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India and also based on the information submitted by the candidates in their online application forms.
The qualified candidates may please note that they have to further complete the formalities with the respective Counselling Authorities viz DGHS, Medical Education Directorates of States, etc. for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses.
The details and schedule of counselling would be available on the websites of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education Directorates of States. The details of Medical Education Directorate of States are given in Appendix-IV of the Information Bulletin available on NEET website. The counselling would be conducted by the respective Counselling Authorities subject to prevailing rules and norms for admission in Medical Colleges/Dental Colleges under their ambit. Candidates are advised to be in touch with the respective Counselling Authorities and Institutions concerned for further details.