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Rourkela lad tops NEET-2020, creates history by securing full marks
According to officials, the tie-breaking policy takes into account factors such as age, subject-wise marks and number of incorrect answers.
Originally from Rourkerla, Odisha, Soyeb was coached at a leading institute in Kota and has also become the first person to top the competitive exam from his home state.
A total of 7,71,500 candidates have qualified the exam for which over 13.66 lakh candidates had appeared. The highest number of qualifying candidates are from Tripura, followed by Maharashtra.