CBSE declared the results of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) results on August 17, 2016, a day before the scheduled day.
Boys Topped the Exam
Gujarat Boy Het Shah (18) secured the first position with 685 marks out of 720, followed by Ekansh Goyal (18) from Rourkela, Odisha, and Nikhil Bajiya (17) from Rajasthan with 678 marks. All the toppers were students of Allen Career Institute in Kota.
In brief about NEET Exam
- This year NEET was conducted for the first time in the country and the prestigious exam was conducted at 1,040 centers which were distributed in 52 cities all over India and abroad.
- NEET II was held at 739 centers in 56 cities in India.
- On May 1 6,00,000 aspirants appeared for NEET-I exam and on July-24, 4,75,000 for NEET-2 exam.
7,31,223 have cleared the exam, of which 1,71,329 are from the general category who scored the marks in the range of 685 to 145, while 1,75,226 got marks in the range of 678 to 118.
CBSE also declared the scores of the top 10 candidates who secured 668 out of 720 (99.99 per cent) and above.
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