NEET Exam Result Declared: Topper Count Decreases from 67 to 61; New Scorecards Issued; Exam Conducted for 1563 Candidates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the result of the NEET UG exam. Candidates who appeared in the exam can now check their new scorecards on the official website After the release of the exam result, the count of toppers has decreased from 67 to 61.

The NEET UG exam was conducted for 1563 candidates who received grace marks in the result. Out of these, only 813 candidates appeared for the exam. Among the 6 students who scored full marks of 720, 5 participated in the exam. However, none of them topped the exam. Nevertheless, all 5 candidates scored above 680 in the exam.

The sixth candidate will also receive a marks sheet with grace marks removed. As a result, the count of toppers has now decreased to 61. The NEET UG 2024 counseling process is set to commence from July 6, 2024.

NEET UG Exam Conducted Again on June 23 for 1563 Candidates

On June 23, NTA conducted a re-exam for 1563 candidates who had received grace marks in the NEET UG exam due to loss of time. The re-exam aimed to compensate for the incurred losses and ensure fairness in the assessment process.

750 Candidates Missed NEET UG Exam

In the NEET UG exam, 750 candidates did not appear. Out of a total of 1563 candidates, only 813 participated. In Chandigarh, an exam center was set up for 2 candidates, but neither appeared for the exam.

From Chhattisgarh, 291 out of 602 candidates participated, 1 candidate from Gujarat, 287 out of 494 from Haryana, and 234 candidates from Tura, Meghalaya, took part in the exam.

Exam Conducted in 6 Cities

The exam was conducted in 6 cities:

  • Balod, Chhattisgarh
  • Dantewada, Chhattisgarh
  • Surat, Gujarat
  • Meghalaya, Meghalaya
  • Bahadurgarh, Haryana
  • Chandigarh

Proposal for Re-exam Presented in Court

The central government had proposed a re-exam in court. Petitioners had objected to the grace marks given to 1563 candidates in the NEET exam. NTA had formed a committee to investigate the matter, which held meetings on June 10, 11, and 12. 

The committee recommended that the scorecards of the 1563 candidates who received grace marks should be annulled, and they should be made to take the exam again. These students should also be informed of their original scores without the grace marks.

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