NEET outcomes 2020: Delhi’s Akansha Singh scored 720 out of 720 marks in medical entrance examination NEET, however misplaced the highest rank to Odisha’s Soyeb Aftab because of her youthful age which is without doubt one of the components accounted within the National Testing Agency’s tie-breaking coverage.
According to officers, the tie-breaking coverage takes into consideration components similar to age, subject-wise marks and variety of incorrect solutions.
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“Soyeb Aftab of Odisha and Akansha Singh of Delhi have both scored perfect 720 score in the NEET examination. However, as Aftab is older, he has been ranked at the top in the national ranking,” an official stated.
“The ranking of the candidate is initially determined based on the scores obtained in Biology and Chemistry. Following these, in cases where the candidates cannot be shortlisted using the scores obtained in the examination, candidates are further shortlisted taking into consideration the number of answers that are incorrect, following which they are then shortlisted depending on their age. The elder one gets the preference,” the official defined.
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The results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) was introduced on Friday night time with over 7.7 lakh candidates qualifying the examination.
The identical tie-breaking coverage has been used for deciding additional ranks.
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Tummala Snikitha (Telangana), Vineet Sharma (Rajasthan), Amrisha Khaitan (Haryana) and Guthi Chaitanya Sindhu (Andhra Pradesh) have scored 715 out of 720 marks. However, they’ve been ranked third, fourth, fifth and sixth respectively.
Similarly, these ranked from eighth to 20th have scored 710 marks and people ranked from 25th to 50th have scored 705 out of 720 marks.
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The examination was performed on September 13 amid strict precautions in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
From this yr, the admissions to MBBS course in 13 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, can even be made via NEET following the modification in National Medical Commission Act, 2019, handed by Parliament final yr.
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The take a look at was provided in 11 languages — English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu — this yr. Based on the preliminary report, greater than 77 per cent aspirants took the take a look at in English, round 12 per cent in Hindi and 11 per cent in different languages.
The examination was earlier postponed twice because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the federal government determined to go forward with it, regardless of opposition by a bit, to mitigate any additional tutorial loss.