NEET Topper 2021: The National Testing Agency will announce the NEET UG 2021 Result. The authorities will also release the list of toppers in a category-wise and state-wise manner along with the result. Moreover, NTA will upload a press release on its official website, i.e., neet.nta.nic.in. The press release will include detailed information about the list of category-wise and state-wise toppers with their All India Rank and marks. Candidates can check the same from the official website or check the list of NEET 2021 Toppers from here.
NTA has conducted the NEET 2021 exam successfully on September 12, 2021. After that, the officials have released the answer key that candidates could challenge till October 17, 2021. Candidates should also know that the authorities have removed the criteria of age considered in case of clashes in the rank list.
Looking at the performance of candidates from the last year, Shoyeb Aftab scored 720 marks and got AIR 1. Akanksha Singh also scored 720 marks but grabbed the second position as she was younger. That was the first time in history that someone got 100 percent marks in the NEET exam. However, the system of prioritizing scores based on age in case of a tie was debated and removed for NEET 2021. Read the article ahead to check the NEET 2021 topper list along with their names, gender, percentile, marks, All India Rank (AIR), state they belong to, and what they have to say.
NEET Topper List 2021
NTA will release the list of toppers after the announcement of the NEET 2021 result. Candidates will be able to check the name of all the toppers and their All India Rank and Marks from here. Furthermore, we will also provide the category-wise and state-wise toppers list here.
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||All 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 Does NEET 2020 Topper Have 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 (Revised for 2021)
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 score 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 less number of wrong answers in proportion to correct answers in all the NEET exam subjects.
Note: The tie-breaking policy has been revised for the NEET 2021 exam and the factor of age considered to break ties has been dropped from the policy.
The NEET 2021 tie-breaking policy has been featured here as it appears on the NTA website:
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 List 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 List 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 List 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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