NEET 2020: NEET 2020 results for admission in medical courses have been released. This year, Shoaeb Aftab has topped 720 points out of 720. At the same time, Akanksha Singh of Delhi has also scored 720 out of 720 in NEET exam. But they have not got the first rank. Let’s know why this happened.

In fact, Akanksha Singh of Delhi, who scored 720 out of 720 in NEET, slipped first rank due to her young age. Singh has scored 100 per cent marks in this examination along with Shoaib Aftab of Odisha but due to his young age under the tie-breaking policy of the National Testing Agency (NTA) (the system of fixing seniority on equal marks), he got the second rank. Received Officials said that age, marks and wrong answers are taken into consideration in the tie-breaker policy. He told that Shoaib and Akanksha got equal marks. Hence the ranking was decided on the basis of age.

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The official said, ‘On having equal marks, first the chemistry and then biology marks are compared. If both the subjects have same marks then wrong answer is considered in the exam. Even if there is no decision here, age is made the basis.

He told that the same policy was used to determine the ranking of Tummala Snikitha (Telangana), Vineet Sharma (Rajasthan), Amarisha Khaitan (Haryana) and Gutthi Chaitanya Sindhu (Andhra Pradesh) who got 715 out of 720 and tie The third, fourth, fifth and sixth rankings have been provided through the breaker respectively.

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At the same time, Shoaib, who brought the first ranking in the examination, said that he never expected that he would come first. Speaking to ‘PTI-Bhasha’, he said, ‘I owe my success to my mother who always inspires me to become a doctor and stands with me.’ Let me tell you, Shoaib’s mother Sultana Razia is a housewife while father Sheikh Mohammad Abbas has a small business.



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