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NEET 2022 Result will be released on the official website followed by NEET 2022 Cut Off and Answer Keys. NTA NEET 2022 results will be announced in the form of a scorecard containing candidates’ overall and sectional marks as well as the status of qualifying in the exam. NTA also assigns All India Ranks (AIR) or All India Quota Rank alongside category rank during the announcement of NEET Result.

  • Once the NEET Result is announced, MCC will hold the counselling session for 15% All India Quota seats while the NEET counselling for 85% state quota seats will be managed by all the participating states respectively.
  • NTA prepares the centralized merit list for all the candidates based on candidates’ NEET Result or performance in NEET 2022.

NEET Qualified students will be eligible to get admission to around 65,000 seats in MBBS course and 25,000 BDS seats in Medical and Dental Colleges across the country. Check NEET Participating Colleges

NEET Result 2022 Dates

Particulars Dates
NEET Exam Date 2022 17 July 2022
Release of Answer Sheet 4th week of July 2022
NEET 2022 Result Date 2nd week of August 2022
Counselling of NEET 2022 4th week of August 2022

How to Check NEET 2022 Result?

The exam conducting agency, NTA will released NEET result on its official website, viz., neet.nta.nic.in. To check the NEET 2022 Result aspirants have to follow the steps mentioned below:-

  1. Visit the official website of the examination, neet.nta.nic.in.
  2. Go to the “Visit Result” tab.
  3. Enter the Roll Number, Password or Date of Birth and the Security Pin.
  4. NEET scorecard will display on the screen.
  5. Now, Download and Print the NEET Scorecard for your reference.

Details Mentioned on NEET 2022 Scorecard

NEET Scorecard 2022 will be valid for one year only i.e 2022-23. Candidates are advised to keep the NEET 2022 score card safely as it is required during NEET 2022 counselling and admission process. Important details mentioned in the NEET Scorecard are as follow:

  • Roll Number
  • Application Number
  • Nationality of Candidate
  • Full Name of the Candidate 
  • Date of Birth of Applicant’s
  • Gender (Male/ Female)
  • Applicant’s Parents/ Guardians Name
  • Marks Secured in the following subjects sectional wise
    • Physics,
    • Chemistry and
    • Biology
  • Category (Unreserved/ Reserved)
  • Total Marks of each Paper
  • Percentile Score
  • Rank of the Candidate
    • All India Rank,
    • All India Quota seat rank and
    • State Quota rank
  • Qualifying Status
  • NEET 2022 Cutoff score under All India Seats for the Counselling process.

Sample of NEET Scorecard

How is NEET Score Calculated?

NTA releases the Answer Key within a month after ending of the examination. Candidates can calculate their scores (that they are expecting) and ranks with the help of the NEET Answer Key. 

The below-mentioned will be helpful to the candidates to calculate the marks secured in the NEET exam.

  • 4 Marks are given for each correct answer.
  • There is a penalty for the wrongly chosen answers. Each incorrect answer leads to the deduction of 1 mark.
  • No marks will be deducted for the unattempted questions.
  • Total marks of the NEET Paper: 180 MCQs * 4 marks each = 720 Marks.
  • There is a specific formula to calculate NEET Scores:

NEET Score = (Total Number of correct answers * 4) - (Total number of incorrect answers * 1)

Calculation of NEET Percentile

Candidates can calculate their percentile scores based on their All India Rank and the position as compared to rank holders. The formula to calculate NEET Percentile is given below:

NEET Percentile = 100 x (Number of candidates appeared with total score/ Total number of candidates appeared in NEET Examination)

NEET 2022 Answer Key

On the official website of NTA, the candidates will able to get the answer key the NEET Examination. The answer key is uploaded in the PDF format along with the OMR Sheet. A direct link is provided on the official website of the examination.

Students can cross- check their responses marked in the examination with the help of the provisional answer key of NEET Examination uploaded. Students can challenge their responses against the NEET Answer Key. They are required to pay a fee of INR 1000 for each challenged answer.

How to download the NEET Answer Key?

Candidates can download the NEET Answer Key from the official website of NTA. The steps to download NEET Answer Key are given below:

  • Search the official website of NEET Examination, i.e., neet.nta.nic.in
  • The link is available on the homepage.
  • Select and open it. NEET Answer Key pdf will appear on the screen.
  • Download the final answer key with the question number and correct responses mentioned on it.
  • You can estimate your own score using the official NEET Answer Key.
  • Download and Keep it for future reference.

Challenging the NEET Answer Key

If any candidate finds a correct answer to be marked incorrect or vice versa, he can simply challenge the answers after the release of the NTA NEET Answer Key. The fee charged is INR 1000 per challenge. The fee is non- refundable and will not be refunded even if the authorities accept the challenge. The entire process is completely online.

Steps to challenge NEET Answer Key

Below are given the steps to challenge the official NEET Answer Key:

  • Visit the official website and click on the link provided to challenge the Answer Key.
  • Enter your login credentials such as Application Number and Password.
  • Click on the “Key Challenge” tab which is given on the website and then select the “Test Booklet Code” to challenge the Answer Key.
  • Select the specific questions that you wish to challenge.
  • Select the answer which is correct according to you and give additional justifications for the same.
  • Click on the “Submit” button.
  • Pay the challenge fees via debit card or credit card.
  • Save and Print the confirmation page with transaction details and the question challenged will also be provided. 

NEET Merit List 2022

NTA make the merit list of the candidates on the basis of the results declared. There are different merit lists which are prepared on the basis of the category of the candidate. NTA also releases an overall NEET Merit List which has all the details of the candidates who have cleared the examination. These merit lists are important at the time of the Counselling process. The seat allotment is done on the basis of these merit lists only.

There are three different types of merit lists given below:

  • Overall Merit List: Overall Merit list is prepared by NTA. It has a list which includes the names and ranks of the candidates who appeared for the NEET Examination. Overall Merit List is used in the Counselling process of both, national and state allotment of seats.
  • 15% AIQ Merit List: This merit list has the names of those candidates only who qualify NEET Examination. MCC (Medical Counselling Committee) prepares this merit list.
  • State Quota Merit List: Every state will prepare their individual merit lists for admissions to 85% of state quota seats. These merit lists include only those candidates who will qualify for NEET examination and register for the Counselling of that respective state.

Tie-breaking Method in NEET Exam

When two or more candidates get the same marks in exam, it leads to a tie. There are a lot of candidates who secure the same marks in NEET Examination but are given different ranks.

For such situations, NTA has a tie-break rule. The parameters which are considered in the case of a tie in scores are following: 

  • Candidates who score higher marks in Biology are given a higher rank than the other candidate.
  • If the scores in Biology section are equal, candidates with higher marks in Chemistry will be assigned a higher rank as compared to the other candidate 
  • If marks scored in Biology and Chemistry is equal, the candidate with a lesser number of incorrect answers will be assigned a higher rank.
  • Age factor is also involved in the tie-breaking protocol till last year, where the candidate with older age is given a higher rank. But this factor has been revoked by this year.

NEET 2022 Result: Validity of NEET Score

NEET result’s validity depends on the location the candidate wants to apply. The validity of NEET Scores depends on the location of the institute one applies for. 

  • NEET result validity for an institute located in India: For aspirants who wish to apply for MBBS courses within India, the NEET result will be valid for the current academic session only.
  • NEET result validity for a foreign university: NEET Score is valid for three years for the aspirants who wish to apply for MBBS courses outside India.

NEET 2022 Cutoff (Expected)

NTA will release the NEET 2022 Cut off along with the results. The following table showing the NEET 2021 cutoff percentile and the score range according to different categories of the applicants:

Category Qualifying percentile Cut off Score 
UR/ EWS candidates 50th Percentile 720-138
OBC/SC/CT 40th Percentile 137-108
UR-PH/EWS 45th Percentile 137-122
PH (SC/ST//OBC) 40th Percentile 121-108

NEET Marks Vs Rank 2022

In order to prepare the NEET merit list, NEET rank is considered as the main factor. The marks and corresponding rank of the candidates is tabulated in the following:

NEET marks NEET ranks
720 1
718-708 2 - 31
707-698 39 -131
697 - 688 134-382
687-678 399 - 844
677 - 668 880 - 1625
667-658 1710 - 2912
657-648 3065 - 4869
647-638 5073 - 7357
637-628 7643 - 10545
627-618 10877 - 14353
617- 608 14766 - 18807
607 -598 19277 - 24026
597 - 588 24534 - 29770
587 -578 30391 - 36057
577 -568 36751 - 42759
567 -558 43422 - 50021
557 - 548 50784 - 57778

NEET Toppers from Previous Year

NTA will also releases a list of the toppers along with the Scorecard. Details of the NEET 2022 toppers such as names, marks obtained in the exam, and the state of the candidates will be updated here as and when NTA releases the data. The table below is showing the list of NEET 2021 toppers and their marks, All India Ranks of the toppers, and the state from which they belong.

Name AIR Score Percentile State
Mrinal Kutteri  1 720 99.999806  Telangana
Tanmay Gupta 1 720 99.9998057 Delhi
Karthika G Nair 1 720 99.9998057 Maharashtra
Aman Kumar Tripathi 4 716 99.999741 Uttar Pradesh
Jashan Chhabra 5 715 99.998705  Karnataka
Deepak Sahu 5 715 99.998705  Uttar Pradesh
Shubham Agarwal 5 715 99.998705  Uttar Pradesh
Nikhar Bansal 5 715 99.998705  Delhi
Suyash Arora 5 715 99.998705  Haryana
Meghan H K 5 715 99.998705  Karnataka
Rutul Chhag 5 715 99.998705  Gujarat
Rajat Goyal 5 715 99.998705  Punjab
Chandam Vishnu Vivek 5 715 99.998705  Andhra Pradesh
Hriday Vishal Mohote 5 715 99.998705  Maharashtra
Gorripati Rushil 5 715 99.998705  Andhra Pradesh
Khandavalli Shashank 5 715 99.998705  Telangana
Gowrishankar S 17 715 99.998705  Kerala
Vaishnavi Sarda 17 715 99.998705  Maharashtra
Soumyadip Halder 19 715 99.998705  West Bengal
Md Zeya Belal 19 715 99.998705  Bihar

NEET Counselling 2022

NEET Counselling is conducted in online mode only. NEET Counselling process is carried out for all the students at different levels for all the AIQ and State Quota seats. There are only 15% seats in AIQ Quota and 85% state quota seats. Admission to MBBS and BDS courses is offered based on NEET Counselling only. There is a particular criterion which is mentioned below:

  • 15% All India Quota Seats:
    • 15% of all the government seats are reserved for the students under All India Quota Seats.
    • The Counselling process is conducted by the DGHS (Directorate General of Health Services) on the behalf of the MCC (Medical Counselling Committee).
    • Only the candidates who has ranked top in the NEET result are eligible to get admission in various colleges under this quota
    • Candidates who have applied in All India Quota are also eligible to apply in other state NEET Counselling
  • 85% State Quota Seats:
    • The remaining 85% seats in all the government and private medical colleges, as well as private colleges, are reserved under state quota seats.
    • Admission to 85% state quota seats will be granted by respective state Counselling authorities as per the eligibility and domicile rules prevailing in the state.
    • There will be various rounds of tests and after qualifying for each test, one will be able to get admission under this quota

NEET Previous Year Result Statistics 

A total of 15.44 Lakh applicants have appeared out of which around 8.70 lakh have been qualified.

Last year, 3 aspirants hold a 1st rank and a total of 12 candidates secured AIR 5 while 25 students secured AIR 21.

Category Number of qualified candidates
Open 7,70,864
OBC 66,978
SC 22,384
ST 9,312
UR-PWD 313

Courses Offered Through NEET Result 2022

There are various medical and paramedical courses that offer admission on the basis of NEET scores. Below are mentioned some of the courses that offer admission through NEET Result:

  • MBBS and BDS: Admission in courses such as MBBS and BDS is offered through NEET Scores. Candidates can apply to various government and private colleges, central universities, deemed institutes/ universities across India. Various colleges such as AIIMS and JIPMER also offer admission via NEET Scores.
  • AYUSH Courses: Admission in AYUSH Courses such as Ayurveda (BAMS), Yoga, Naturopathy (BNYS), Unani (BUMS), Siddha (BSMS) and Homeopathy (BHMS) is also offered on the basis of the scores obtained in NEET Examination.
  • B.V.Sc and AH Courses: Admissions to 15% All India Quota seats in Veterinary colleges offering BVSc. and AH courses (excluding Jammu & Kashmir) are also on the basis of the NEET result.

NEET Result 2022 FAQs

Ques: What are the details mentioned in the NEET Scorecard?

Ans: NEET scorecard is the candidate’s result which has the following details:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Category of the candidate
  • NEET Cut off
  • Percentile score
  • AIR (All India Rank) of the Candidate
  • Category rank of the Candidate

Ques: When can we check the NEET answer key for 2022 session?

Ans: You can check the answer key on the official website. The exam agency will upload the answer key within a month after ending of the exam.

Ques: What are the courses one can opt for after clear the NEET exam?

Ans: Candidates can choose any one among the following specialization course after clearing the NEET exam. The courses are- MBBS, BDS, AYUSH courses (BHMS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, BYNS), AH, and B.V.Sc courses.

Ques: What is the All India Quota in NEET exam?

Ans: All India Quota defines that those colleges who have registered their name under the Medical Council of India have to reserve 15% of the total seats for the applicants who have applied for the All India Quota and to be qualified for this quota, candidates must need to score a good mark in NEET exam.

Ques; What is the cut-off score in NEET 2022 result?

Ans: Cut-off score for different category candidates are-

  • 720-138 for the UR or EWS candidates
  • 137-122 for the PWD candidates comes under UR or EWS
  • 137-108 for the OBC/ ST/ SC candidates
  • 121-108 for the PWD candidates comes under OBC/ ST/ SC category

Ques: Can I apply for both All India Quota and State Quota seats for counseling after clearing NEET exam?

Ans: Yes. You can apply for both quota for counseling.

Ques: Do the NEET Result and the scorecard be released in the same document?

Ans. The NEET 2022 result is released in the form of a score card which is the downloadable version of the same.

Ques: What are the quotas and seats on which admission will be offered through NEET?

Ans: Through NEET, admission will be offered into the following seats/quotas.

  • All India Quota Seats.
  • State Government Quota Seats
  • State/Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical / Dental Colleges or any Private/ Deemed University
  • Central Pool Quota Seats

Ques: Are there any colleges or state bodies that are exempted from the purview of NEET

Ans: No colleges or state bodies are exempted from the purview of NEET.

Ques: Is there any negative marking in this exam?

Ans: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


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