NEET 2018: Answer Key, Result, Cut Off, Rank List, Counselling

NEET 2018NEET 2018 Answer Key has been released on 25th May 2018. It is the national level examination for admission to MBBS & BDS courses. CBSE is the conducting authority which organizes the NEET examination every year in various cities across the country. NEET exam is the only gateway for admissions into medical & dental UG courses offered by various government and private medical colleges of the country. All medical institutions consider NEET score for providing admission in MBBS/BDS courses. Through this article, students can get details about NEET 2018 exam including answer key, cut off, result, counselling, etc.

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NEET 2018 Notifications – Answer Key Released

newiconNEET 2018 Answer Key, OMR Sheet, Responses & Test Booklet have been released on 25th May 2018. Check here for answer key details.

newiconNEET 2018 Result will be declared on 5th June 2018.Check here for result details.

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NEET 2018 Correction Facility in some particulars has been started now.Check here for correction details.

NEET 2018 Answer Keys along with question papers (institutional) are released on 6th May 2018. Check here for answer keys & question paper details.

As per the High Court, Delhi order, open board candidates & candidates having age limit of above 25 years are eligible to sit in the NEET examination. But the NEET result will depend on the court decision.

NEET 2018 dress code and other rules must be followed by the candidates.  Check here for Dress Code & Rules.

NEET 2018 Admit Card has been released on 17th April 2018.  Check here for admit card details.

Candidates aspiring for seats in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) courses, shall have to appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)-2018. Check Notice.

As per the order of Hon. Supreme Court, Aadhaar Card is not mandatory to fill the NEET 2018 (and other national) application form.

As per Clause of Graduate Medical Education Regulation (1997), candidates who have got equivalent qualification are eligible for admission to MBBS course. The clause is “Any other examination which, in scope and standard is found to be equivalent to the intermediate science examination of an Indian University/Board, taking PCB subjects including practical test in each of the subjects and English.”

NEET 2018 Notice for Open School candidates regarding form submission has been released now.Check here for notice.

NEET 2018 Notice regarding Eligibility Criteria for Open Schools/Private candidates has been released. Click here to check notice.

NEET 2018 Notice regarding mismatch in aadhaar card and class X & XII certificates has been released. Click here to check notice.

NEET 2018 Additional FAQs based on calls, emails, and grievances received have been released. Click here to check FAQs.

NEET Answer Key

The institutional answer key has been released after the examination. Some coaching institution releases tentative answer key after a few hours of the examination. The official answer key has been released on 25th May 2018 along with OMR sheet, responses & test booklet.

Candidates may have an opportunity for online challenge against the answer key. NEET Answer Key is releasing via online mode through the website.

Candidates have to pay Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged. The payment would be refunded in case of challenge is accepted by the Board. Answer key will contain all the correct answers asked in the exam.

NEET 2018 New Changes Introduced


Now adhaar card is not mandatory to fill the NEET application form.


Candidates can fill application by mentioning alternative Identification Number such as Ration Card, Passport, Bank Account No. or other valid Government ID (such as Driving License, Voter ID etc.).

newiconAndhra Pradesh and Telangana have joined 15% All India Quota scheme. Candidates of these states need not to submit Self Declaration form now. Candidates from J&K state only, have to submit self declaration form for seats under 15% All India Quota.

newiconIndian students who wish to pursue MBBS/BDS from a foreign Medical Institute, they have qualify NEET (UG) examination.

newiconThe attempt limit has been removed from 2018. Now, candidates may attempt the NEET exam maximum times.

newiconNIOS or State Open School or private candidate are not eligible for NEET 2018 exam (Final decision Pending).

newiconThere is one set for question paper in all languages.

newiconAs per officials the exam is bilingual (except language chosen in English).

NEET 2018 Exam Dates

Check Here – एनईईट – नीट 2018 (NEET 2018) Hindi

Students can check here the exam dates of NEET 2018 entrance exam:

EventsDates (Announced)
Application form release8th February 2018 (Released)
Last date for filling the application12th March 2018 (5:30 PM) (Extended)
Last date to submit the application fee13th March 2018 (11:50 PM)
Correction Window Open15th to 17th March 2018
Release of admit card17th April 2018 (Released)
Exam date6th May 2018 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Answer Key, OMR Sheet, Responses & Test Booklet25th May 2018
Result announcement5th June 2018
1st Round Counselling starts12th June to 24th June 2018

Counselling Dates:

Schedule For AdmissionCentral CounsellingState Counselling
All India QuotaDeemed + CI
Conduct of ExamBy 6th May 2018
Declaration of ResultBy 1st Week of June
1st round of Counselling12th June – 24th June12th June – 24th June25th June – 5th July
Last date of Joining3rd July3rd July12th July
2nd round of Counselling6th July – 12th July6th July – 12th July15th July – 26th July
Last date of Joining22nd July22nd July3rd August
Mop-up round12th August – 22nd August4th August – 8th August
Last date of Joining26th August12th August
Forwarding of list of students in order of merit, equaling to ten times the number of vacant seats to the medical colleges by the counselling authority.27th August13th August
Last date of Joining31st August18th August

NEET Result

The authority shall release the NEET Result via online mode through the website. It is declaring on 5th June 2018. Candidates can check their results by entering their roll number and other required details in the website. Students are advised to keep extra printouts of the result for further use.

A merit list has to be prepared for admission as per the guidelines from the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, DGHS, MCI and DCI.

Also Check:

NEET 2018 Rank Predictor

NEET 2018 College Predictor

NEET Cut-Off

NEET Cut-off is the minimum marks candidates are needed to qualify the examination. It was based on number of students appeared in the exam, difficulty level and availability of seats.

It is releasing released in the month of June 2018. The minimum qualifying marks should be 50% for general, 45% for general-PH and 40% marks for reserved categories.

NEET 2019

NEET 2019 is a national level medical entrance test regulated by the by the NTA (National testing Agency). It is organized to offer admission in MBBS, BDS & Ayush courses. Various government as well as private colleges in India consider the NEET scores to offer admission into these courses. The examination was organized in the month of May 2019.

NEET Counselling 2018

Students are able to participate in the counselling process according to their rank. Counselling for 15% All India Quota is organizing by MCC of Directorate General of Health Service (DGHS) through online mode.

NEET Counselling for other than 15% All India Quota is managed by the respective authorities. The first round will be organized from 12th to 24th June 2018.

During the counselling process, candidates have to pay the counselling fee and choose their preference for colleges. Seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of filled choices, rank and availability of seats in colleges.

After seat allotment, candidates will be needed to appear at the allotted college to complete admission formalities.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The examination was organized on 6th May 2018.
Answer: You can apply through online mode only.
Answer: The application was released on 8th February 2018.
Answer: Yes, they can also apply.
Answer: The minimum age limit is 17 years as on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
Answer: It is conducted in one phase only.
Answer: You have to score minimum 50% marks for general, 45% marks for general-PH and 40% marks for SC/ST & OBC in PCB subject group.
Answer: Yes, Open Schools & Private candidates can apply (Final decision is Pending in court for the NIOS/Private candidates).
Answer: The exam was organized through pen and paper based mode.
Answer: NEET syllabus is comprised of Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects. You can check the syllabus from the Syllabus section given above.

Answer: Yes, appearing students are also eligible to apply.

Still any question, leave your comment.

Check Here for NEET 2018 More FAQs.

NEET Application Form 2018

The detailed application procedure is mentioned below:

  • Students can avail the NEET 2018 Application Form via online mode only.
  • No offline application was issued by the authority.
  • Candidates can fill the application from 8th February to 12th March 2018 (Extended).
  • Aadhaar Card is not compulsory to fill the application form.
  • Visit the official website of NEET.
  • Fill all the necessary details like personal, contact, domicile, qualification, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment by using online mode.
  • After the fee payment, take the three printout of the confirmation page of the application form and keep it safe for further use.
  • The correction period was started from 15th March to 17th March 2018.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1400/- (for UR & OBC) and Rs. 750/- (for SC/ST & PH).
  • The fee payment can be made via online mode (debit/credit card or Net Banking/UPI or E-wallet).
  • Candidates can submit online fees upto 13th March 2018 till 11.50 PM.

Check Here – How to Fill NEET 2018 Application Form.

Eligibility Criteria

Students should check the eligibility criteria before applying for NEET exam. The eligibility criteria for appearing NEET exam is given below:


  • Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian citizen. OCIs/NRIs/PIOs/FNs candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • J&K: Such candidates are eligible for All India 15% quota only (also eligible for admission in AFMC, Pune) on the basis of self-declaration.
  • Aadhaar Card Requirement:  Now adhaar card is not mandatory to fill the NEET application form.

Age Limit:

  • Candidates must born on or between 07.05.1993 and 01.01.2002 for General category.
  • Candidates must born on or between 07.05.1988 and 01.01.2002 for SC/ST/OBC/PwD category.

Note: Final decision is Pending in court for the upper age limit.


  • Examination: Candidates should have qualified 12th or equivalent exam.
  • Subjects: Subjects Should be Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Biotechnology with English as a compulsory subject.
  • 10+2 appearing students are also eligible to apply.
  • Marks Required: In the qualifying exam (PCB group), students should have obtained at least 50% marks for general, 45% marks for general-PH and 40% marks for SC/ST & OBC.

Also Check:

NEET 2018 Qualification Code

NEET 2018 Rules & Regulations

NEET 2018 Question Papers

NEET Admit Card 2018

Successfully registered candidates are able to download the NEET Admit Card. The admit card was released on 17th April 2018. The authority shall not provide the admit card by post.

The NEET hall ticket contain details like Candidate Name, Father Name, Category, Photograph, Roll Number, Exam Date & Timing, Exam centre, etc. Candidates are advised to preserve the admit card till the admission process gets over.

Test Centre Change

Some of the candidates after downloading their admit card have made following request:

  • Their center may be changed to some other city.
  • They have not been allotted their first choice of city & hence the same may be given to appear in the examination.
  • They have wrongly submitted their choice of city and now they have got the centre at the city chosen by them wrongly.
  • No city out of 03 choices, have been allotted to them and thus their city for examination may be changed.

In all above cases or any other case, it is inform to the candidates that centers are allotted as per the rule. There is no human intervention in allotment of the centers as the same is being done with the help of computer. After allotment of centers, NO CHANGE IN THE CENTER OR CENTER CITY COULD BE DONE IN ANY CASE because all the arrangements for the examination have been made by the CBSE. In no case center/city cannot be changed.

The centers are not allotted on first cum first serve basis. This is for information of the candidates making the request as mentioned above or similar to the same. No individual replies is being sent to the candidates.

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for NEET 2018 examination is mentioned below:

  • No. of Question: Total 180 questions are asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: Exam was conducted through offline mode (pen and paper based mode).
  • Type of Question: There were objective type questions (four options with one correct answer).
  • Subjects: Questions were asked from Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Zoology & Botany) subjects.
  • Exam Duration: The exam duration was 3 hours.
  • Language: Question paper was asked in 11 languages like English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu Marathi and Telugu languages.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks had been given for each correct answer (+4 Marks).
  • Negative Marking: One mark had been deducted for each wrong answer (-1 Mark).
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NEET Syllabus

The syllabus is based on a common syllabus prescribed by the MCI (Medical Council of India). The syllabus have topics from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology subjects.

It has been prescribed after the review of various state syllabus as well as CBSE, NCERT & COBSE. The syllabus is based on the 11th & 12th class standard.

Note: As per the official site, the Syllabus of NEET(UG), 2018 is exactly same as it was for NEET(UG), 2017. There is no change in the syllabus for NEET(UG), 2018.

NEET Preparation Tips

  • Firstly, gather all the details about the officially prescribed syllabus for the examination.
  • Make a proper time-table for your preparations.
  • Consider the good preparation books and study materials.
  • Practice mock test & previous year question papers.
  • Stay stress free & healthy while preparing for exams.
  • Don’t try to include new topics at the end of preparations.

Click here to check NEET 2018 Exam Centers.

If you have any other queries about NEET 2018, you may leave your queries below.

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  1. B.ANUSHA says:


  2. Kartik Sharma says:

    When and how can I apply for NEET state rank using my state domicile?

  3. Anurag mani says:

    I am student of Bihar and obtaining 533 in neet what are my chances for government MBBS or BDS college

  4. Reeba ansari says:

    I am expecting 530 marks will I get gov mbbs seat in up through state quotA

  5. Abhisek says:

    Also the kk code no 64 should be 1,3but cbse has given only 3

  6. Abhisek says:

    Sir i had gone through the official answer key that cbse has released today but there are certain answers ihave doubts,my neet code is kk I have doubts in answer of questions number 64,81,159,which is not autoimmune disease,please sir I beg u help me please i am so depressed pls reply me

  7. pranav says:

    I am a student,belonging to SC community from kerala. I am expecting a mark of 490, whether i will get admission at kozhikode medical college under 15% All India Quota?

  8. Nidhi says:

    Sir, I will get 313 marks in Neet 2018.I want to study MBBS in any both Gov. & SFI. If I can get admission in top 5 SFI colleges or any gov. College.
    Please give me proper guidance.

  9. Nidhi says:

    What is the expected cutoff for SC in neet 2018 in tamilnadu

  10. Nidhi says:

    Im nidhi from state board TN scl…im SC category….nd im getting 170 marks in neet….will i get in government self finance college in tamilnadu

  11. AKSHAT says:

    What is the exact time of the neet 2018 result?

  12. Danish says:

    Sir.. I have appeared for neet this year.. I m scoring 90 marks.. Do i have any chance that i will get BHMS?

  13. Rahul says:

    Sir i have passed 12 class with
    Adtional bio
    But 11 class passed with mathematics only
    To sir neet counselling me koi dikkt to nahi aayegi
    Please suggest sir

  14. Sathesh says:

    My daughter jahhnavi is expecting neet score of 490 belongs to BC-D. Weather she can get anywhere MBBS seat in national poll / in state kota under A catagory… ?

  15. Sudhakar msd says:

    If more than one answer is markedin particular question what will happen,???

  16. Kanya says:

    I’m St candidate my expected marks is 200 can I get medicine in other state

  17. Samreen fatima says:

    I have applied for neet as well as eamcet. So eamcet counselling will be starting soon, but we did not get our neet results yet so what should we do?? Should we wait until neet result or we should apply for eamcet counselling??if we ain’t for neet result then all the seats in the colleges will be filled.and if we apply for for eamcet in any of the college and if we get a good rank in neet then?? What should we do??

  18. Ajsy says:

    Official answer key of neey?

  19. Vrishti says:

    When will held second exam of neet in 2018 only and for this what is the last date of application form

  20. gandi Eswar says:

    if bubbled the exam centre code wrongly what happens? pl reply sir

  21. S.MARK DAVIDSON says:

    When will be released one copy and fficial answe key?

  22. Arti says:

    Why is there insufficient space for rough work in neet exam. I was unable to solve atleast 10-12 physics questions due to lack of space which significantly lowered my expected score.

  23. Pradhyumn mansare says:

    Sir can I meet 266 neet exam get of government medical college

  24. Neelima says:

    Sir please tell me the detailed explanation of MCC Counselling i.e., for which type of colleges it is applicable, process of application and how counselling will starts

  25. ranjith says:

    my p.u board marks is 51.1% but i can get good marks in n.e.e.t because n.e.e.t exam is very easy for me but my p.u board marks is not good because of some reason
    dear sir ”
    can i get seats in medical college
    please reply sir

  26. ranjith says:

    my p.u board marks is 51.1% if my marks is good in n.e.e.t can i get an seats medical college?

  27. Sayantan mandal says:

    The consideration marks for sc/st/obc is confirmed and their marks also very less than the considerable limit of Gen Cat . How many minimum marks is required or may be get chance to entrance in MBBS for study this year . Please convey the reply .

  28. Ritu sahu says:

    Passing marks required for neet

  29. C.naga lahari says:

    What is meant by self declaration form

  30. Rupanjalli says:

    How to participate in bams and bhms councelling?

  31. Trupti says:

    I m foing graduation in science. I am eligible or not for the neet?

  32. S.MARK DAVIDSON says:

    When will be released o.m.r. copy &official answer key

  33. Ankita says:

    Sir, when will cbse release the omr responses and official answer key ? Is there any official notice ?

  34. K Daisy says:

    Sir I have completed my inter with 964marks and extended Meet also expecting 125marks can I get an Mbbs admission in any in AP

  35. Pankaj Dhurvey says:

    Sir neet 2017 Ka cut off kya tha

  36. Jai venkat says:

    I got 450 mark as per key I am from Andhra Pradesh OBC category can I get seat in private medical college

  37. Rohan says:

    I get 350 marks. Is there any chance to get a mbbs seat

  38. Chandra says:

    How can i apply other states counciling for 15% reservation

  39. Chandra says:

    Sir we need information about all states cut off of 15% reservation. And last rank of obc. In all states for governoment mbbs and updates of all states councilung

  40. Akshay bakale says:

    Cutoff 2018

  41. Sahil says:

    How much marks are required to be pass neet

  42. chakrala swalana says:

    sir my 10 gradepointe in nett application form were incorrect
    how can i chnage them for the sake of councelling .plz sir help me to correct my 10 th grade points

  43. RABIUL sk says:

    Sir i am expecting 410 marks in neet will I get mbbs in west bengal obc category.

  44. Raja says:

    Dear Sir,
    passed in +2 with Phy 126/200,Che 111/200 & Bio 85/200
    is this score eligible for AI Quota & State Quota ?
    expected score in NEET 2018 is 400
    please reply

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