 Know here how to calculate the NEET percentile, NEET marks and NEET rank Credit: Representational image

The NEET 2020 exam results are expected to be announced anytime soon today, October 16 2020, on the official websites nta.ac.in or ntaneet.nic.in. Although the exact time of the result has not been informed by the conducting body, it is expected towards the afternoon.

Before the results are announced, know here how to calculate the NEET percentile, NEET marks and NEET rank.

NEET Marks or NEET Score
Candidates can calculate their marks with the help of the NEET answer key.

Each correct answer will get 4 marks, whereas for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted. Questions which were unattempted and those with multiple answers marked will get zero marks.

Total marks = 180 MCQs x 4 = 720 marks

Neet Score = (Total number of correct answers x 4) {Total number of wrong answers x (-1)}

NEET Rank
The NTA announces the rank list by taking into account the raw NEET scores of all the candidates, and then uses a number of tie-breaker methods to rank those candidates with the same score.

As per NEET 2019, the following Tie breaker Methods are used in the order as given:
1. Higher marks in biology (botony and zoology section combined) will be given a higher NEET rank
2. Higher marks in Chemistry will be given a higher NEET rank
3. Number of wrong answers candidates who have lesser number of wrong answers would be awarded the higher rank.
4. Age candidates with higher age would be preferred over the younger ones and awarded higher rank.

NEET Percentile
Two ways to calculate the NEET percentile; based on marks and based on rank

1. Based on marks

NEET Percentile = Individual NEET score x 100/NEET score of topper

2. Based on rank
NEET Percentile = {(Total no. of candidates appearing NEET rank)/Total no. of candidates appearing}x100

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