A lot has happened before the examination. From test centre shortage issue in Tamil Nadu to confusions in dress codes — we have kept you updated on everything! Now it’s time you knew how was the D Day. On this page, we bring you the NEET 2018 Analysis. All the medical aspirant of the nation striving to brighten their future in this field have appeared in NEET 2018 today. There has been an increase in candidature this year.
The exam was held at 136 cities in 2255 centres. Today the examination started across all the centres as per schedule and with no delays. The examination started sharp at 10 AM and concluded at 1 PM. The clocks at exam centres were according to the clock on official website cbseneet.nic.in.
NEET 2018 Analysis
So now since the examination is over we bring you the entire scenario that went down today. We will discuss the following here:
- Section wise analysis of the Question Paper — Physics, Chemistry and Biology
- Analysis by coaching centres
- Comparison from the previous year.
- Entry in the examination centres — Screening/Checking/Frisking
- Students Reaction Post Examination
- Expected Cutoff
- NEET 2018 Stats
Let us take a look at these points in details below.
Also, we would like to hear from you!!! How was your examination? Did you face any difficulty at the centres? Which section was the toughest and how was your overall experience? Do share and let us know your NEET 2018 Experience in the comment section below!!
1. Section Wise Analysis of the NEET 2018 Question Paper — Physics, Chemistry and Biology
We have taken a deeper look at NEET 2018 Question paper. Thus we had decided to do a section-wise analysis so that it is more convenient to check.
This year the difficulty level was Moderate as the candidates coming out of the examination centre said so. Also, few candidates are saying Physics was the toughest out of all. Also, Physics was lengthy this year.
There were 45 questions in Physics and Chemistry. Whereas biology section had 90 questions.
Also, for more details and to know the subject wise analysis by the experts click the buttons below. In addition to that, also get to know what was different this year as compared to the last year. Get the complete NEET 2018 Analysis of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics with one click!
2. Entry at the NEET 2018 Examination Centres
- Frisking like every year was taken very seriously this year too.
- Candidates who forgot to carry one extra photo in the centre were allowed in only if they paid a fine of Rs. 50.
- Many students had to come out of the examination centre again after entering as their parents didn’t sign their admit card.
- Students were seen helping each other in removing barred items as all ornaments like rings, earrings, nose-pin, chain/necklace, pendants, badge and brooch etc are not allowed inside the examination centre.
- A candidate was asked to remove her Abhaya and hijab at a school.
- Around 10-15 students at various centres in Navi Mumbai were not allowed to enter the exam centre as they reached after the reporting time. Gates at most centres closed sharp at 9.30 am and no excuses were entertained after that.
3. NEET 2018 — Students Reactions
- Biology was easiest this year too among all the 3 subjects.
- Initially, the candidates are saying that the paper was moderate this year. Physics being tough this year too.
- Candidates are saying the difficulty level was moderate, they would rate the overall difficulty level of the paper in between 6 – 8.
- Physics was more difficult this year as compared to last year.
- The syllabus was strictly followed.
On social Media Here is what the candidates are saying
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4. NEET 2018 Expected Cutoff
As per the Aakash Institute experts, the expected cutoff of NEET 2018 is given below. The cut-off marks are the minimum qualifying marks which a candidate must secure to qualify the entrance exam. NEET cut-off mark is very important for the students aspiring for admission in Government and Private Medical Colleges for MBBS and BDS courses. Category wise NEET cut-off is fixed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and it will be released by CBSE.
The Cut-Off mark varies each year. Factors that determine cutoff marks are:
- Total number of Candidates Appeared in the Exam
- Difficulty Level of the Exam
- Student’s Performance in the Exam
- Previous Year Cut-Offs
|Category||Cutoff Percentile||Marks Range (720)|
|UR||50th Percentile||697 – 131|
|UR-PH||45th Percentile||130 – 118|
|OBC||40th Percentile||130 – 107|
|SC||40th Percentile||130 – 107|
|ST||40th Percentile||130 – 107|
Recommended: Read More details on NEET 2018 Cutoff
5. NEET 2018 Stats
As per the statistics made available, here are the NEET 2018 Stats. A total of 13,26,725 candidates have registered for NEET 2018. This is a much higher number than last time when 11,38,890 had applied. As a result, we can see that this year, there is a huge splurge of candidates. It is clear that 1,87,835 more candidates have appeared in NEET 2018 as compared to last year.
The tables below represent the detailed stats of NEET 2018:
State Wise Stats of NEET 2018
|State||Number of Candidates|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||875|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||109|
|Daman & Diu||627|
|Jammu and Kashmir||23880|
NEET 2018 Analysis – Pre Exam Events
Even before the examination started this year, there have been issues coming up:
Customary Clothing: This year provisions have also been made to allow Sikh students appear in NEET exams with their ‘Kripan’ or ‘Kara’. However, Sikh students had to report at their examination centres one hour before the allotted reporting time so that they could be screened.
Increase in Candidature in NEET 2018: A total of 13,26,725 candidates have registered for NEET 2018. This is a much higher number than last time when 11,38,890 had applied.
Everyone knows what happened in Tamil Nadu. Thousands of NEET 2018 aspirants from Tamilnadu have been allotted centres in Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan. Dr Sanyam Bhardwaj, Director-CBSE NEET, has said that there was a 31% rise in applications from the state; and despite best efforts to accommodate students within the state, it could not be done.
Helping Hands: Chief Minister of Tamilnadu has announced a toll-free helpline (14417) for the purpose of helping out students. In addition, Government has offered an allowance of Rs 1000 to the affected students along with second-class railway tickets.
More support is pouring in from people across the country. Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms have been flooded by messages from those who wish to sponsor NEET students. Many have offered to sponsor stay and other expenses of students.