NEET Merit List: NEET UG Merit List for selection of candidates into MBBS/BDS courses in India
The Central Board of Secondary Education will prepare the lists of successful candidates of NEET·UG Examination on the basis of the eligibility criteria provided by the Medical Council of India as given in Graduate Medical Education Regulations-1997 issued under All India Medical Council Act-1956.
The eligibility criteria are as follows:
In Chapter II Clause 5 Sub-Clause-II under the heading Procedure for selection to MBSS Course prescribed the following:
(a) In order to be eligible for admission to MBSS Course for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test to MBSS Course held for the said academic year. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs, terms of Clause 4(3) above, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to MBSS course.
(b) Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test held for any academic year for admission to MBBS Course, the Central Government in consultation with Medical Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to MBBS Course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only.
(c) To be eligible for the admission to MBBS Course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together In Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Blo-technology at the Qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of regulation 4 and in addition must have come in the merit list of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS Course. In respect of the candidates belonging to the SC, ST and OBC category the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Blology / Bio-technology taken in qualifying examination and competitive examination (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) be 40% marks instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks, for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he may be provisionally permitted to take up the competitive entrance examination and in case of selection for admission to the MBSS course, he shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria under regulation 4.
1. Merit list for 15% seats under All India Quota:
The list of the successful candidates in the order of merit based on the score obtained in the NEET Examination will be prepared by the CSSE. The merit list will be equal to the number of seats available for allotment in MBBS/BDS courses under15% All India Quota. There shall also be a waiting list equal to 4 times of the merit list. The list of successful candidates (Merit List / Waiting List) shall be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (Medical Examination Cell), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for the purpose of allotment of seats by Online Counselling.
2. Merit list for seats under state quota:
The Central Board of Secondary Education will prepare another state level merit list based on the score obtained by the students belong to each state in the NEET Examination on the basis of information filled In by the candidate in the application form. The merit list will be equal to the number of seats available for allotment in MBSS/BDS courses as per information received from the State concerned. There shall also be a waiting list as per the requirement of the State concerned. The list of successful candidates (Merit List/ Waiting List) shall be forwarded to the Directorate of Medical Education of the State concerned for the purpose of allotment of seats by online counselling / personal appearance subject to applicable laws prevailing in the State/UT.
3. The inter-se-merit of candidates for tie-breaking:
In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks in the NEET Examination, the inter-se-merit of such candidates shall be determined in order of preference as follows:
(a) Candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology (Botany &. Zoology) in the entrance examination
(b) Candidates obtaining higher marks in Chemistry in the entrance examination.
(c) Candidates securing higher marks in Preliminary Examination will be preferred.
(d) Candidates older in age to be preferred.