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NTA release NEET Answer Key a few weeks after the conclusion of the exam. Based on these answer keys NEET result will be declared. Moreover, candidates will also get the opportunity to raise objections against answer keys. Candidates can check the responses and raise objections by making a payment of INR 1000 per objection. Check NEET Result

Till the time of declaration of result, candidates can predict their rank through NEET 2021 Rank Predictor using the marks obtained as per the answer keys. Read the article to know more about how to download the answer key of NEET 2021, OMR response sheet, how to challenge the answer key, and much more. Also Check NEET Cut Off 

Previous Year Answer Keys

NEET Final Answer Key for 2020

NTA has released the official final answer keys for NEET Phase 1 & 2 exams.

Paper Code Final Answer Key

Phase 1: E1 to E6, F1 to F6, G1 to G6, H1 to H6


Phase 2: W1 to W6, X1 to X6, Y1 to Y6, Z1 to X6 Download 

NEET Official Answer Keys

NEET Phase 1 official answer keys and questions papers are provided below: 

NEET Paper Codes NEET Official Answer Keys
E1 – E6


F1 – F6


G1 – G6


H1 – H6


NEET Question Papers 

Paper Code Language Download Link
E1, F1, G1, H1 English Download
E2, F2, G2, H2 English Download 
E3, F3, G3, H3  English Download 
E4, F4, G4, H4  English Download 
E5, F5, G5, H5 English Download
E6, F6, G6, H6 English Download
E1, F1, G1, H1 Hindi Download
E2, F2, G2, H2 Hindi Download
E3, F3, G3, H3  Hindi Download
E4, F4, G4, H4  Hindi Download
E2, F2, G2, H2 Telugu Download
E6, F6, G6, H6 Gujarati Download
E3, F3, G3, H3 Marathi Download
E4, F4, G4, H4  Tamil Download
E5, F5, G5, H5 Bengali Download
E1, F1, G1, H1 Kannada Download
E3, F3, G3, H3 Odia Download
E5 Urdu Download
F5 Urdu Download
G5 Urdu Download

Challenging NEET Answer Key

Challenging NEET 2021 OMR Sheet

If a candidate finds any error in the scanned images of their NEET OMR Sheet, they can challenge the same in the following manner:

Step 1: Click on the link to challenge the answer key. 

Step 2: Enter your login credentials. 

Step 3: Click on ‘OMR challenge’ option. 

Step 4: After that, the number of questions and answers marked by aspirants will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on the boxes before the questions that you wish to challenge. Also, provide the alternative to the given option to that question or answer through the dropdown options.

Step 6: Click on the ‘submit’ tab.

Payment of Fees to Challenge NEET Answer Key

Particulars Details
Amount to be paid Rs 1000/- for each question
Mode of payment Through Debit/Credit card or internet banking
Refund If NTA accepts the challenge, the fee will be refunded to the candidate.

Download NEET OMR Sheet

How to download NEET 2021 OMR Sheet?

Candidates can download their NEET 2021 OMR sheet by visiting the official website and following the simple steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Click on the link of OMR sheet.

Step 2: Enter your login credentials i.e. application number and password.

Step 3: Click on the OMR sheet present on your screen. 

Step 4: View or Download your OMR sheet.  

Sample of NEET OMR Sheet

NEET 2021 Answer Key

NEET 2021 Answer Key will be released after the exam is conducted. The answer key can be challenged by the candidates within a specified period of time. Candidates can log in on the official website with their credentials and submit the challenge(s) by paying a processing fee of INR 1000 per key. If the challenges are found to be correct, then the fee paid by the candidates shall be refunded into their respective accounts. Evaluation of multiple-choice questions of NEET Question Paper will be carried out using final answer keys and the raw marks obtained by a candidate will be considered further for computation of NEET Result

NEET OMR Sheet and Responses

The images of candidates’ OMR Sheets and responses will be uploaded on the official website by NTA.

  • Candidates are advised to check their answer sheets carefully and calculate their NEET Score.
  • In case of any discrepancies, they have about three days to challenge the OMR Sheet and Responses. 
  • Once you have calculated your marks, check out the NEET Cut off announced by colleges last year.
  • This will give you an idea about the colleges you are likely to be allotted.

How to Check/ Download NEET Answer Key?

You can follow these simple steps to check the answer key.

  1. Visit the official website for NTA NEET
  2. Click on “Candidate Login” tab present at left hand side of the page.
  3. Enter your login credentials – Application Number and Password.
  4. Once your account opens, you can view the Answer Key of your paper code only.

Calculation of NEET Score

How to Calculate NEET Score?

Once the candidates have downloaded the NEET Answer Key and OMR Sheet, they can calculate the marks they have scored. To do so, candidates must first be aware of the marking scheme decided for the exam.

Answer Type Score
Correct Response/Answer +4 Marks
Incorrect Response/Answer -1 Mark
Unanswered 0

After checking the answer key, candidates must note down the number of correct and incorrect answers that they have marked in the exam. The following formula shall be used to calculate your NEET Score

NEET Score = (Number of correct responses X 4) – (Number of correct responses X 1)

NEET 2021 Rank Predictor

NEET 2021 Rank predictor has been specially designed by Collegedunia to help candidates to check their approximate rank based on their estimated scores. You can also use filters for more specific results like you can select the state where you want to study and check the list of colleges that could accept the rank estimated by you. Check NEET Rank Predictor

For example, Swati is a candidate who belongs to the General category. She is expecting a score of 540 in NEET. Her expected rank range as per her score is 250001-370000.

NEET Rank Predictor

 NEET 2019 Official Answer Keys PDFs

NEET Answer Keys Download Link
Paper Code – P1 – P6 Download
Paper Code – Q1 – Q6 Download
Paper Code – R1 – R6 Download
Paper Code – S1 – S6 Download

Importance of NEET Answer Key 

  • NEET Answer Key will have all the correct responses which you can compare with your NEET OMR sheet or response sheet. 
  • You can also raise an objection against answer key released by NTA if you think your answer is correct but has been marked incorrect. 
  • With the help of NEET answer key, you can calculate a rough score according to the marking scheme of NEET. 
  • If a candidate has an idea about the score then you easily create a list of colleges which you can target for admission during the time of counselling. 

How to Mark Answers in the OMR Sheet

  • Candidates can mark their answers on the OMR Sheet only with a Blue/Black Ball Point Pen.
  • Darken the circle indicating the correct response completely.
  • Take utmost care while marking your answers as incomplete darkening will not be recognized by the OMR Scanner.

The picture given below shows the correct method of marking answers:

NEET Question Paper Sets

  • The question paper will have 4 sets- A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y, Z.
  • Thus, there will be 12 sets of the question paper.
  • The number of answer keys released by NTA will be equal to the number of NEET question papers.
  • Candidates are advised to check Previous years’ Question Papers for NEET to get an idea of the paper pattern.

Frequently Asked Questions

NEET 2021 OMR Sheet and Answer Key FAQs

Ques. Can one see images of OMR sheets and Responses on the website? 

Ans. Students can go through the response sheet by logging into their account and raise objections by paying an online fee of Rs 1000.

Ques. Is there any provision to challenge the response(s) against the OMR grading?

Ans. Candidates can submit representation against the OMR grading on payment of Rs.1000/- per response challenged. Rs.1000/- per response will be refunded to candidate if his/her challenge is accepted by the Board.

Ques. Will there be negative marking in NEET 2021?

Ans. Yes. Each correct answer will get 04 marks and for each incorrect response, 01 marks will be deducted from the total score.

Ques. How long the result of NEET 2021 is valid?

Ans. The result of successful candidates of NEET 2021 is valid for the academic session 2021 – 22 only.

Ques. How to mark responses in NEET 2021 OMR Sheet?

Ans. Candidates should use a ball-point pen (black or blue) for filling responses in NEET OMR sheet 2021. The pen will be provided by the exam centre.

When and where will be the NEET OMR Sheet will be released?

Ans. NTA will release scanned OMR sheet of NEET 2021 tentatively in the last week of September 2021 in online mode on its official website.

Ques. How to check NEET OMR response sheet?

Ans. Click on the link given on official website and then enter your login credentials- Registration Number and Password. Now click on ‘OMR Challenge’ on left-hand side and then ‘Click here to view your OMR sheet’ to view the image of your NEET OMR sheet 2021.

Ques. What to do if a response marked by me is being shown wrong or blank?

Ans. Candidates can challenge the OMR Sheet released by NTA if they find any error.  

Ques. When can candidates challenge the OMR Sheet and how much time is given for that?

Ans. After the release of OMR sheet of NEET 2021, NTA gives around two days to the candidates to challenge the responses shown in NEET OMR sheet. 

Ques. What is the fee to challenge the NEET OMR Sheet 2021?

Ans. Candidates will have to pay INR 1000/- per response challenged by them.

Ques. Is the fees to challenge the NEET OMR Sheet refundable?

Ans. This fee will not be refunded to candidate unless his/her challenge is accepted by the NTA.

Ques. How to challenge NEET OMR Sheet 2021?

Ans. After logging in with your credentials click on ‘OMR Challenge’ tab given on left-hand side. After that ‘Click here to challenge’ to challenge responses of NEET OMR sheet 2021

Ques. How to mark the questions for challenging in NEET OMR Sheet 2021?

Ans. Candidates can mark the questions they wish to challenge by clicking in checkboxes given on the left-hand side. Also, they need to give their answer they think they marked under ‘Student Claim’ section given on right-hand side.

Ques. What to do if the response marked by a candidate is shown wrong in NEET OMR Sheet?

Ans. If a response is shown wrongly marked or not marked at all in the OMR sheet of NEET as displayed by NTA, candidates may choose to challenge the OMR sheet of NEET.

Ques. How many questions a candidate can challenge in the OMR Sheet?

Ans. There is no such limit in challenging the questions. You can challenge as many questions as want. However, please note you have to pay Rs. 1,000 per question challenged.

Ques. Can I change my challenged response after final submitting?

Ans. No, Candidates should note that they can challenge the responses only once and that too within the given time period.

Ques. When and where the NEET 2021 Answer Key will be released?

Ans. NTA will release the official answer key of NEET 2021 probably in the last week of September 2021 in online mode on official website.

Ques. How to check NEET 2021 Answer Key?

Ans. In order to check NEET 2021 Official Answer Key, candidates can click on the link that will be made available as soon as NTA release its official answer key of NEET 2021

Ques. Can I challenge the NEET Answer Key?

Ans. If a candidate feels that the NTA has given wrong answer for any question in the official answer key of NEET 2021, then they can challenge the answer key.

Ques. How can I challenge the NEET Answer Key?

Ans. Click on the link on official website to challenge the responses of NEET answer key 2021. Now, enter your login credentials, i.e. registration number and password and click on ‘Key Challenge’ tab to begin the process of challenging responses.

Ques. How to select responses to be challenged in NEET Answer Key?

Ans. First, select your ‘Test Booklet Code’ which is same as the NEET 2021 question paper code and then select the question whose answer you wish to challenge and click on ‘submit’. Now, select the answer which is correct according to you.

Ques. How many answers a candidate can challenge in the NEET Answer Key?

Ans. There is no such limit in challenging the answers. You can challenge as many answers as you think are wrong. However, please note you will have to pay Rs. 1,000 per response.

Ques. Is it mandatory to give reasons for challenging any answer in NEET Answer key?

Ans. It is not mandatory; however, you may choose to put your comments for more justification about why the answer given in NEET official answer key 2021 is wrong.

Ques. How much is NEET Answer Key challenging fee?

Ans. For every answer challenged in official answer key of NEET 2021, candidates will be required to pay INR 1,000/- per response challenged.

Ques. How to pay fee for challenging the NEET Answer key?

Ans. The application fee to challenge answer key can be paid via online mode only.

Ques. Is the NEET Answer Key challenging fee refundable?

Ans. The fee will be refunded back to the candidate only in case the challenge is accepted by NTA and the particular answer given in NEET official answer key 2021 is changed.

Ques. How much time is given to challenge the NEET answer key?

Ans. NTA gives candidates a window of two days to challenge the answers shown in NEET 2021 answer key.

Ques. How will I know if my challenged answer is accepted by NTA?

Ans. If your challenged answer is accepted by NTA, you will be informed through mail and also, the NTA will release the final answer key thereafter.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


ananya pandey
Will I get copy of second or first OMR sheet which I filled?
rakhisree chatterjee

Hi, The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released NEET 2020 OMR sheets of the candidates on its official website. The OMR sheet of NEET 2020 is displayed in the form of scanned images. Candidates can easily download their NEET OMR sheet by logging into their registered accounts.

shubham sharma
Can I get copy of OMR sheet and what if there is some error in marks given?

Dear Shubham Sharma

Greetings from Collegedunia. No candidate can apply for revaluation or rechecking or results. NTA does not provide such facilities to applicants. Candidates can only challenge the OMR Sheets and Answer Sheets. After the challenge is over, the authority releases the result which is final. For more details, kindly go through this link – NEET Results 2020

sandesh kumar
How can I score good marks in exam to clear cutoff of government dental college?
rakhisree chatterjee


If you are targeting the upcoming medical tests, go through these tips to crack NEET 2020:

  • Be familiar with the Syllabus. 
  • High Quality Study Material. 
  • Create a Realistic Timetable. 
  • Prepare Notes While Learning. 
  • Revise Regularly. 
  • Maintain a Healthy Diet. 
  • Regular study breaks is a Must. 
  • Do Proper Exercise.
utkarsha khatri
How can I challenge the answer key?
rakhisree chatterjee

Hi, Visit official website Go to Candidate Login and enter NEET Registration Number and Password. Now click on 'Answer Key Challenge' button and select answer booklet code. Select the question you want to challenge and then click on submit button.

When will be the NEET answer key available?
rakhisree chatterjee

Hi Monika, The NEET answer key will be available few days after the examination on its official website.

vijay prakash mitharwal

Hello Monika,

As per the latest update, NTA has only released the schedule for the exam date (September 13), and eventually, their focus would be on releasing on the exam result within the 15 days of the exam, not to further delay the process. The answer key will be released somewhere around this time.

nizba sultana
The following formula shall be used to calculate your NEET Score NEET Score = (Number of correct responses X 4) – (Number of correct responses X 1) which was posted in your website is incorrect, please correct.
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Nizba, thank you for your assistance.
ambika sivaprasad
hii, how to crack neet within crash of two months
garima bansal

Hi Amnika, To know the tip to crack the neet exam you may check this link:- NEET Preparation tips.

vidhya sri k c
what is the pass mark for NEET2017?
bhawna vedwal

Hello Vidhya,The marks required to qualifying NEET are


Qualifying percentage required






General PH


subhendu roul
It doesn't matter whether u r going to pass or fail in neet it's not like ur board exams bcz it's imp to have a seat here and to get a good seat u need to score 530
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Subhendu, thank you for your assistance.
sona r
what will be my tamil nadu state rank if I score 250