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NTA NEET Result 2019 declared: Nalin Khandelwal is AIR 1, over 7 lakh qualify exam

NEET Result 2019: Rajasthan's Nalin Khandelwal has obtained the All India Rank (AIR) 1 in NEET UG 2019 with 99.9999291 percentile and 701 marks. Among females, Madhuri Reddy from Telangana with 695 marks and all India Rank 7 has topped. Over 15 lakh candidates who appeared for the examination this year can check their results on ntaneet.nic.in

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Nalin Khandelwal has secured AIR 1 with 701 marks in NEET 2019

NEET Result 2019: National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam today – June 5, 2019. Rajasthan’s Nalin Khandelwal has obtained the All India Rank (AIR) 1 in NEET UG 2019 with 99.9999291 percentile and 701 marks. Among females, Madhuri Reddy from Telangana with 695 marks and all India Rank 7 has topped.

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Among states the highest performer is Rajasthan. A total of 7,97,042 students qualified for the exam. To qualify, 50th percentile is the qualifying marks for unreserved category. For the reserved category, the same is 40th percentile. From the unreserved category, a total of 704335 candidates cleared the exam.

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In physically handicap (PH) category, Sabhyata Singh Kushwaha from Uttar Pradesh has topped by obtaining 610 marks and a percentile score of 99.5834146. Her all India (overall) rank is 5739. In the category, the second rank is secured by Bheraram from Rajasthan with 604 marks and 99.5029612 percentile score.

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Over 1 lakh candidates gave the NEET 2019 a miss. A total of 15,19,375 candidates registered for the exam of which 14,10,755 students appeared in the exam. Of the 14.10 lakh candidates, 7.97 lakh could clear the medical-dental entrance exam.

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This is the first time that the NTA has conducted the NEET exam. Students can view their scores at the official websites ntaneet.nic.in and nta.ac.in. Candidates can also tally their result with the NEET final answer key 2019 which was also released today, just a few hours ahead of the result at ntaneet.nic.in.

Over 15 lakh candidates appeared for the NEET examination that was conducted on May 5, 2019 in 156 cities across the country. But for students from Odisha or those whose centres were in Odisha, the exam was postponed to May 20 due to cyclone Fani. Many Karnataka students who missed the NEET exam due to a train delay were given a chance to re-appear for the exam on May 20.

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Students who gave the NEET exam found the paper to be of a moderate difficulty level, with Physics being the toughest. For detailed paper analysis of NEET 2019, read here.

To qualify NEET or to get admission in the MBBS/BSD courses in India-based institutes, candidates need to obtain minimum 50th percentile in exam. For reserved category students, the minimum marks required to qualify are 40th percentile and for PwD candidates it is 45th percentile. Now, over 7 lakh candidates who have cleared the exam will have to appear for counselling. Check NEET 2019 counselling details here.

NEET UG is conducted for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in India in medical/dental colleges run with the approval of the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India. The exam was conducted in Hindi, English, Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.