NEET 2019 result: Neel Khandelwal from Rajasthan ranks first

Almost 1.5 million students participated in NEET 2019 examination and there were 6,30,283 girls in this prominent examination.

NEET 2019

Jaipur: NEET 2019 result has been announced. Neel Khandelwal hailing from Rajasthan has topped the chart. National Testing Agency (NTA) released the results of the 2019 exams on Wednesday.

The result can be seen on the NTA’s official website or this webpage (click/tap on the link).

How to check NEET 2019 result

Candidates may follow these steps to get their result online.

  1. Visit either of these websites or; the first has been down since this morning.
  2. Search for a tab that says download NEET 2019 result.
  3. Click on it. On the new window enter the required details.
  4. The NEET 2019 result or NTA NEET Result 2019 will be displayed. Download and also take a printout.

NEET 2019 statistics

This year, 7,97,042 students passed the medical entry test while Nalin Khandelwal of Rajasthan occupied the first place, getting 701 points (99.0999 percentile).

This year 15,19,375 candidates had applied for the test, out of which 14,10,754 appeared in the examination.

As many as 6,30,283 girls took the examination, out of which 4,45,761 girls have qualified. The number of boys who took the test was 7,80,467, out of which 3,51,278 have qualified.

NEET UG is conducted for admissions to the MBBS and BDS programmes offered at medical and dental colleges that are approved by the Medical Council of India.

NEET undergraduate scores are used also for admission to AYUSH courses.

NEET 2019 was held by the NTA on 5 May. But in Odisha, the medical entrance exam was postponed to 20 May in view of the disruption caused by Cyclone Fani.

The exam was held again on 20 May in Karnataka for hundreds of candidates who missed NEET 2019 on 5 May after the Hampi Express took a 120-km detour from north Karnataka to Bengaluru. Students had to reach their exam centres by 1:30 PM, but the train reached the station at 2:30 PM.

The Indian Railways had written to the Ministry of Human Resource Development to have NTA conduct NEET 2019 for these candidates again. The MHRD obliged.

NEET merit list

The directives of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Medical Council of India (MC) and Dental Council of India (DCI) will be followed to prepare the NEET 2019 merit list. The admission procedure is guided by the NEET Medical merit list 2019 and the NEET Dental merit list 2019.

If the general category candidates score a minimum of 50%, they will be considered for the NEET 2019 merit list. The reserved categories of candidates from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes need 40 percentile to qualify. For PwD (persons with disabilities) candidates, it is 45 percentile.

The candidates may check the schedule for NEET counselling on the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) homepage after the NEET 2018 result is out. Last year, the first phase of NEET 2018 counselling was held between 31 August and 3 September.