NEET Topper 2020 List Available: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the NEET Topper List along with the NEET Result. Shoyeb Aftab has scored 720 out of 720 marks and has become the NEET 2020 topper. Akanksha Singh has also scored 720 marks but has grabbed the second position as she is younger in age. This is the first time in history that someone has got 100 percent in NEET.
We have provided you with the full list of all the NEET 2020 Toppers below as available on the official website, i.e. ntaneet.nic.in. So, check the NEET topper list along with their name, gender, percentile, marks, All India Rank (AIR), state they belong to, and what they have to say.
|Latest October 20: NEET 2020 All India ST Topper is found out to be Mridul Rawat after re-checking. He was initially declared as failed (329 marks), but his marks turned out to be 650 marks after re-checking.|
NEET Topper 2020 List
NEET 2020 Topper, Shoyeb Aftab, is an 18 years old student from Rourkela (Odisha). He has created a record by scoring full marks in NEET 2020. He is also the first student from Odisha to top the NEET examination.
Akanksha Singh (17 years old) from Delhi has grabbed the second position but has the same marks as Shoyeb. Also, she is the first girl from rural Purvanchal to crack the medical entrance exam.
The list of NEET 2020 Topper are as follows:
|NEET Topper 2020||Marks||Al India Rank|
|Guthi Chaitanya Sindhu||715||6|
Category-wise NEET Topper 2020
Here is the list of category-wise NEET 2020 Topper:
|Category||NEET Topper 2020||Marks|
|Female (PwD)||Vinita Tiwari||626|
|OBC (NCL)||Srijan R||710|
|EWS||Abhiuday Pratap Singh||710|
|SC||Anantha Parakrama B Nookala||710|
State-wise NEET Topper 2020
Here is the list of state-wise NEET 2020 Topper:
|NEET Topper 2020||Marks||State|
|Rohit Venkatasimha Gollapudi||700||Other|
|Avikshit Gupta||695||Jammu & Kashmir|
|Prithvi Raj Singh||705||Bihar|
|Kritika Priyadarshani||630||Arunachal Pradesh|
|Vivek Kumar||705||West Bengal|
|Bhavya Sharma||685||Himachal Pradesh|
|Saumya Shukla||696||Madhya Pradesh|
|Jezreel Francis||90||Daman & Diu|
|Yadav Rohit||605||Darda & Nagar Haveli|
|Zantye Ashish Avinash||710||Maharashtra|
|Guthi Chaitanya Sindhu||715||Andhra Pradesh|
|Shaikh Rubiya Abdussalam||675||Goa|
|Mohammed Afroz Hussain K K||660||Lakshadweep|
|Srijan R||710||Tamil Nadu|
|Sneha Elizabeth Lal||613||Andaman & Nicobar Islands|
|Abhiuday Pratap Singh||710||Uttar Pradesh|
What NEET 2020 Topper Has To Say?
This is what Shoyeb Aftab has to say:
|“I was not happy with the 3 hours of self-study and would devote the holidays and Sundays for self-study. On those days, I put in 13 – 14 hours uninterrupted.”|
His marks in Class 11 were just okay, and he could not give more hours for his studies. But he improved, and eventually, he cracked the exam.
This is what Akanksha Singh has to say:
|“I studied in my own hometown till Class 10, but I came to Delhi with my father after that. He stayed with me in a hostel so that I could study Class 11 and 12 there and achieve my dream of becoming a doctor.”|
She used to study for 10 to 12 hours daily and was confident about scoring around 700 marks in the exam. Apart from the study material provided by her coaching institute, she also used the online resources of Edtech platforms.
NEET Tie-Breaking Policy
If two or more candidates score the same marks, then the following tie-breaker criteria are taken into account to break the tie:
- The candidate obtaining higher marks in Biology.
- If the tie is not broken, then the candidate scoring higher marks in Chemistry.
- Again if the tie is not broken, then the candidate with a lesser number of wrong answers in all the subjects.
- At this point, if the tie is not broken, then the candidate older in age is preferred.
NEET 2019 Topper List
Last year, Nalin Khandelwal bagged NEET AIR 1 by scoring 701 out of 720 marks. Nalin Khandelwal, the NEET 2019 topper hailing from Rajasthan state, outperformed over 1519375 lakh candidates. Bhavik Bansal from Delhi secured NEET AIR 2 rank with a score of 700 marks, followed by Akshat Kaushik from Uttar Pradesh, who secured AIR 3 with the same score of 700 marks.
Check the previous year NEET Topper list, their Percentile, Score, All India Rank, and the state to which they belong:
|NEET Topper 2019||Marks||All India Rank|
|Bhat Sarthak Raghavendra||695||6|
|Madhuri Reddy G||695||7|
NEET Topper 2018
|Schooling||Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sheohar, Bihar|
Not only did she topped NEET 2018, but she also topped the Bihar School Examination Board. She frequently travelled from her home Sheohar to Delhi (around 1,065 KM) to ask some doubts. Every day she used to spend around 12-13 hours for NEET Preparation. Her teachers recommended she take as many mock tests as possible to learn how not to repeat the mistakes. Her hobby is playing badminton, but she never played during her preparation time.
From her childhood, she wanted to become a doctor. She wanted to pursue MBBS and then MS in Cardiology. Her first preference was AIIMS, New Delhi, while the second preference was Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. Here is what Kalpana had to say to all the NEET aspirants – “Work hard as much as you can with full dedication and never lose hope.“
NEET Topper 2017
|Schooling||Shivalik Public Senior Secondary School, Muktsar, Punjab|
Navdeep Singh secured a perfect 10 CGPA in Class 10. Navdeep took coaching for the NEET entrance examination from Helix Institute, Chandigarh. His hobby is playing cricket. He recommends students not to engage in Social Media. Although it seems like a huge sacrifice, he claims that it is very little compared to the sacrifices made by his mother. He is thankful to his parents and teachers.
NEET Topper 2016
|Schooling||Maa Bharti School, Punjab|
Het Shah also bagged the AIIMS AIR – 4 title. In Class 12 examinations, he scored 96.5 percent in the PCB stream, while overall, he scored 94.2%. Not only this, but he also secured AIR – 6 in KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana). He started going for coaching classes from Class 11. He claims that 2 years are enough to crack the NEET Exam. He studied for 5-6 hours at home and 6 hours in coaching classes and school every day. His hobbies are listening to contemporary music and reading some fictional novels.
What Het Shah has to say to NEET Aspirants: His advice to all the NEET aspirants is: “Hard work is very important. One needs to remain focused while preparing for exams.” He further says, “It is important to clear the basic concepts. Many candidates expect complex questions in entrance tests. This is not true. Most problems are based on core concepts. Aspirants must read NCERT Books thoroughly before studying anything else.” He is interested in pursuing Neurosurgery.
As you can see, all the NEET Toppers have put their hard work into their preparation. They also advise taking online NEET Mock Tests and solving NEET Previous Year Papers. It will help you in realizing where are you weak and what you need to do to improve.
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