NEET Report Card: MOS health informs about average scores, pass percentages state wise, details
The aggregates surfaced during a recent Rajya Sabha Session where the Minister of State at Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoS Health) Ashwini Kumar Choubey apprised the parliament with the details of average marks secured by students under the NEET examination along with the percentage of students who passed the test for the years 2017-18, 2018-19.
While replying to the questions put up by member T Siva, the minister said that the question papers for NEET were based on a Common Syllabus notified by the Board of Governors in supersession of Medical Council of India (MCI BoG). Questions were also raised about the average scores state wise in NEET
The entrance examination, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Under Graduate (UG) medical courses, NEET is the largest entrance examination for admissions to medical (MBBS), dental (BDS), and AYUSH courses in the country. From the coming academic year, the admission to MBBS course in AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER and all AIIMS like institutions will also be made through NEET.
According to records provided by the Minister during the question session, Chandigarh recorded the highest average marks with 244.24 NEET score, while Mizoram scored the lowest with 99.21 marks. Only seven of the 36 States and Union territories, including Haryana, Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, scored an average of over 200 marks.
National Testing Agency (NTA) had collected data from the Candidates of NEET 2019 regarding their State Eligibility only for the seats under 15% All India Quota. Based on the information, State-wise details of average marks secured by students under the NEET examination
State –wise details of average marks secured by students under the NEET examination
|S. No.||Name of the State||NEET UG 2019|
|1.||Andaman & Nicobar||146.67|
|8.||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||143.52|
|9.||Daman & Diu||129.84|
|15.||Jammu & Kashmir||173.87|
As per information provided by the NTA, below are the State-wise details of the percentage of students who passed the NEET examination for the years 2017-18 and 2018-19 based on the information of State of Eligibility under 15% All India Quota:
State-wise details of the percentage of students who passed the NEET examination
|S. No.||Name of the State||NEET UG 2019||NEET UG 2018|
|1.||Andaman & Nicobar||51.87||49.67|
|8.||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||43.21||41.19|
|9.||Daman & Diu||40.06||34.01|
|15.||Jammu & Kashmir||53.73||54.21|
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