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NEET 2016 Result, Het Shah from Gujarat secures AIR 1

Last Updated - March 07, 2017

After much debacle on NEET 2016 entrance test row, the results were declared on August 16, 2016. NEET 2016 Results were announced by CBSE on the official website, NEET is the national level medical entrance exam where lakhs of students from India compete to get the admission in top notch Medical institutes/colleges.

The total number of applicants for NEET 2016 were 7,32,223out of which, 56% of students appeared for India's first uniform medical entrance exam. The total number of candidates, who qualified the exam are 4,09,477. Among the total number of qualified candidates, girls outnumbered the boys. 2,26,049 girls and 1,83,424 boys are eligible for MBBS admissions. The qualified students are ones who has secured a certain percentile specified by MCI for MBBS admission in different categories.

NEET 2016 Result Analysis

If we go category wise, following is the breakage of number of candidates who have become eligible for admission to medical undergraduate course.

Unreserved Candidates1, 71,329
OBC Candidates1, 75,226
Scheduled Caste47,183
Scheduled Tribe15,710

Nine transgender also gave NEET 2016, out of which four got qualified. One transgender managed to grab the result among top 15 per cent.

The qualifying percentile set by MCI for clearing NEET 2016 entrance exam is as following:

Unreserved Candidates50
OBC, SC & ST Candidates40
Physically Handicapped45

CBSE has announced the name of top rank holders in NEET 2016. Het Shah has secured rank 1 by obtaining 685 marks out of 720. Ekansh Goyal and Nikhil Bajiya have secured second and third rank, respectively.

Candidates who appeared for either Phase 1 or Phase 2 of the NEET exam can check their results by entering the login details on the official website: Or they can also check their results by visiting 'Digilocker'( - a mobile friendly website initiated by C.B.S.E

Some of the important details for NEET Result declaration:

  • The merit list/wait list will be prepared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Students must take note that no separate category wise result sheet will be prepared.
  • CBSE has released NEET 2016 results on its official website and on digilocker.
  • The students may download and print the Result Sheets for future uses.

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NEET 2016 Counselling

After the results, the next step will take an aspirant to NEET 2016 counselling process. The candidates are required to be in touch with respective counselling authorities. A merit list will be prepared by C.B.S.E on the basis of All India Rank for admission to MBBS and BDS courses.

All India Quota Rank Counselling

The All India Quota Rank is the rank for allotting the seats of All India Quota, after excluding candidates from Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). According to the guidelines of the Honorable Supreme Court, the aspirants from AP and J&K are not eligible to take part for 15 % All India Quota Counselling.

The candidates should keep in mind the following points regarding the NEET 2016 counselling

  • The counselling will be conducted by the MCC of Directorate General of Health Services. It will be an online procedure.
  • Candidates can find all the details for online counselling on the Medical Counselling Committee’s (MCC) official website: Candidates are advised to regularly check the mentioned website for updated information regarding the online counselling.
  • Candidates can send any of their doubts or queries related to 15% All India Quota Counselling to the following address:

The Assistant Director General (ME) Directorate General of Health Services,

Nirman Bhawan,

New Delhi-110 108

Phone No. 011-23062493 (FAX) 011-23061907.

Counselling for seats other than 15% All India

Candidates who wish to apply for admission in State Medical Colleges/Universities/Institutions through the merit list of NEET Exam 2016 should follow the guidelines of the State Government and/or authorities of the medical/dental colleges /Institution/University concerned for counselling.

Read further to know about NEET 2016 Counselling Schedule



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