Published: 23rd June 2017
NEET Results Declared: Kerala boy bags NEET All India Rank 6
As the allotment to NEET, All India quota will be held between July 3 and July 11, the allotment to state quotas will happen after it is completed
Three candidates from Kerala found a place in the first 25 ranks of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017. Deric Joseph from Kannur bagged the sixth rank becoming the Keralite with the top rank in the list. He scored 691 marks.
Medical/dental seat allotment
Kerala has more than 1,895 MBBS seats and 840 BDS seats in government, government self-financing and private self-financing medical and dental colleges. The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) will prepare a Kerala state merit list by including all the students who have qualified for NEET and have submitted their applications to the CEE under Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical (KEAM) Entrance series. Only those satisfy the nativity conditions of KEAM 2017 will be eligible for induction in the merit list.
CEE is expected to announce the date of commencement of allotments by the last week of June. As the allotment to NEET, All India quota will be held between July 3 and July 11, the allotment to state quotas will happen after it is completed.
Cut off marks
The admission to the five government medical colleges will be made based on the cut off marks. Only those candidates who secure marks above the cut off will be admitted to these colleges. Following is the list of expected cut off marks across categories for Kerala, as per the NEET website.
Table 1: Expected cut off marks across categories for Kerala, as per the NEET website
Among the government colleges, Kozhikode GMC is the most sought after. It is followed by the GMCs in Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Thrissur and Manjeri.