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