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NEET 2020 Answer Key (Released) – Download PDF

After releasing, provisional NEET Answer Key with images of OMR response sheet and test booklet code, NTA has finally released NEET 2020 Final Answer Keys on 16th October. Candidates can download the same from link below.

Latest Update: NEET 2020 has been successfully winded up on 13th September and NTA has announced NEET 2020 Results on 16th October. Check NEET Scorecard Here

NEET 2020 Official Answer Keys (Final)

NTA has released the NEET 2020 Final Answer Keys.

  • The official answer keys are released in for following paper codes
    • E1- E6
    • F1- F6
    • G1-G6
    • H1-H6
  • These are final answer keys and cannot be challenged.
  • NEET 2020 Result has been announced, the scores of which are based on these answer keys.

NEET 2020 Answer Keys (Unofficial)

Since the official NEET 2020 Answer Keys will be released a few days later. Till then students can refer to the unofficial answer keys released by coaching institutes like Aakash to get an outlook of their performance-

NEET UG Papers 2020 Question & Answers Key
NEET Code-G5 Download
NEET Code-G1 Download
NEET Code-G2 Download
NEET Code-G3 Download
NEET Code-G4 Download
NEET Code-E1 Download
NEET Code-E2 Download
NEET Code-E3 Download
NEET Code-E4 Download
NEET Code-F1 Download
NEET Code-F2 Download
NEET Code-F3 Download
NEET Code-H1 Download
NEET Code-H2 Download
NEET Code-H3 Download

Important Exam Dates

Events Dates
NEET 2020 exam 13th September 2020
Publish of Unofficial answer keys by coaching centers 13th September 2020
NEET Final Answer Keys and Result 16th October 2020 (Released)
NEET 2020 Counselling Starts Last week of October 2020

How to Check NEET Answer Key by NTA?


NEET Answer Key by NTA will be available on the official website only. Hence, the aspirants are advised to follow the procedure stated below to download their NEET answer key:

  • First, visit the official website i.e. ntaneet.nic.in.
  • Second, click on the ‘Candidate Login’ at the home page.
  • Third, enter the registration number and password.
  • The answer key for the candidate’s paper code will be displayed on the screen along with the candidate’s marked answers.
  • Finally, download the answer and verify it with the answer key.

How to Challenge NEET Answer Key and OMR Sheet?

NTA will publish the provisional answer key of NEET 2020 in the last week of September, 2020 (tentatively).

  • Candidates can compare the answers reflected in the OMR sheet once they receive the sheet. If the OMR response sheet is different from the candidate’s marking sheet (which you have marked on the exam date), then you should go for the challenge.
  • You can also challenge questions only from the paper code you attempted.

Steps to Challenge NEET Answer Key and OMR Sheet

If the aspirants find any mistake in the scanned images of the NEET UG answer key, they can challenge the answer key by the following steps:-

  • First, visit the official website.
  • Second, login with your credentials.
  • At the dashboard, you will find “Apply for KEY Challenge”.
  • Next, click on the KEY Challenge tab.

Steps to Challenge NEET Answer Key and OMR Sheet

  • Afterward, select the question you wish to challenge.
  • Next, mark your choice and mention the justification for your answer
  • Then, pay the prescribed fee through Debit/Credit card or Net Banking. You will have to pay INR 1000 fee for challenging every question.
  • Finally, take the print of the confirmation slip for future reference.

Fee for NEET Answer Key Challenge

The NEET UG answer key challenge has to be submitted online along with an additional fee of INR 1000/- per key. Your fees for the challenge will be completely refunded if the board accepts your claim.

Note: Candidates can follow the similar steps to view or challenge their recorded OMR sheets and booklet code number if they find any discrepancy in any of them. The candidates need to remit INR 1000/- per response while submitting a challenge either for OMR sheet or booklet code number.

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Score Calculation with NEET Answer Key

Once NEET 2020 Answer Key is released, the aspirants will be able to calculate the score. NEET answer key by NTA is very useful for the candidates, as they can predict their score with the help of it.

  • Before calculating their expected scores, candidates must know the marking scheme simultaneously.
  • 4 marks is rewarded for every correct answer. On the contrary, 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect response.
  • No marks will be deducted if you did not mark any option.
Particulars Marks allotted
For every correct answer + 4
For every incorrect answer – 1
For questions with more than one response 0
For unanswered questions 0

NEET Total Score = (Total number of correct answers x 4) – (Total number of Incorrect answers x 1)

NEET OMR Sheet and Responses

The images of OMR sheets and responses of each of the aspirants will be released on the official website of NTA.

  • You are advised to check the answer sheets simultaneously. Once you complete your checking, you can calculate the NEET score.
  • If you find any discrepancy, then you should challenge the OMR Sheet and responses. However, you will have only three days to challenge it.
  • You should check previous years NEET Cutoff marks announced by the colleges. Considering the last year’s cutoff marks is equally important for estimating the current year’s NEET cutoff score.
  • Additionally, you can also get an idea about the cutoff 2020 of the colleges you are willing to get into.

Processes to Mark Answers in the OMR Sheet

  • You can use either Blue or Black point pen while marking answers in the OMR sheet.
  • Fill the circle to indicate the correct response of the questions
  • If you leave the circle to mark incompletely, then it will not be recognised by the OMR sheet.

Find the following sample of OMR to understand the way of filling the correct answer in your sheet:

NEET Exam way of filling the correct answer in your sheet

Sets of NEET 2020 Question Paper

  • There are 12 sets of question papers.
  • In each question paper, the aspirants will get four sets such as A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y, Z.
  • NTA will release exactly the similar number of answer keys, which is equivalent to the NEET question papers.
  • To get the idea of the pattern of the question papers, the aspirants should check the previous year’s question papers furthermore.

When will NTA release NEET Answer Keys?

NTA will release NEET 2020 answer keys after the exam is conducted successfully. NTA might release answer keys for NEET 2020 after 3 weeks of the exam date.

  • NEET 2020 Exam Date13th September 2020.
  • NEET 2020 Answer Key– Released within 3 weeks of exam date

NEET 2019 Official Answer Key

Before declaration of NEET 2020 result, the aspirants can calculate their aggregate score based on the NEET 2019 official answer key. Additionally, the candidates should know about the marking scheme of NEET 2020.

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

NEET Unofficial Answer Keys by Coaching Institutes

Here is a list of NEET Answer Key 2019. It was released by various institutes across India. Before the release of the NEET 2019 official Answer Key by NTA, candidates can make use of the NEET Answer Key 2019 released by all the leading coaching institutes. These answer keys are unofficial and are prepared by the teaching faculty of these institutes. Download the answer key from the table below.

NEET Unofficial Answer Keys 2019

NEET Unofficial Answer Keys by some established coaching institutes are given below. For example, you can find the NEET Answer Key 2019 Allen, NEET 2019 Answer Key Aakash etc. to predict your score.

NEET 2019 Answer Key Aakash

NEET 2019 Answer Key Allen

Code Link
P1 to P6 Download
Q1 to Q6 Download
R1 to R6 Download
S1 to S6 Download

NEET 2019 Answer Key Resonance

NEET UG 2019 Answer Keys for Karnataka and Odisha
Coaching Institute Code E1 Code F1 Code G1 Code H1
Aakash (Odisha) Download Download Download Download
Allen Download
Resonance G1

NEET 2019 Official Answer Key

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

NEET 2018 Unofficial Answer Keys

Download NEET Previous Year Question Papers

If you accidentally lose your question paper, you can download the question paper as per the paper code below. Furthermore, do not forget to calculate the scores with the answer keys.

NEET 2020 Answer Key- Final Answer Key

NTA reviews all the challenges they receive on the provisional key and releases a NEET 2020 final answer key afterward. Valid claims are accepted by the NTA experts and the provisional key is then updated to become the final answer key. In brief, the result for NEET 2020 will be calculated on the basis of the final answer key.

  • NTA uploads the final answer key in PDF form on the official website.
  • You cannot challenge the final answer key. Also, the challenge window is open for a short window and only then you can challenge for a claim.
  • Final answer key is not available for separate sets. In spite of this, the answer keys for all the sets will be within one Final Answer Key.
  • Candidates can check their answers of all 180 questions in the final answer key.

What after NEET Answer Key

Once the NEET 2020 answer key and the response of the OMR sheet will be released at the end of September, then the NTA announced the NEET 2020 result on the official website. The date of releasing the result has not been decided yet. The date will be announced later by NTA.

  • Click on the direct link of NEET UG 2020 result from the official website.
  • After that, enter the roll number and password in order to check the result.
  • Next, choose the ‘Submit’ option. You will be able to see your NEET 2020 result on the screen.
  • At last, keep a print out of the result after downloading the soft copy.

The NEET qualifying candidates will be able to take part in the NEET counselling process.

NEET 2020 Answer Key Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: What is the scoring system in NEET 2020?

Ans: For each correct answer, four marks will be awarded while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Ques: Can one see images of OMR sheets and responses on a website?

Ans: The images of OMR Sheet and Responses captured by the machine will be displayed on the official website. For exact date of hosting, candidates may remain in touch with a website.

Ques: Is there any provision for re-checking of answer sheet?

Ans: No.

Ques: Is there any provision to challenge the responses against the OMR grading?
  • Candidates will be given an opportunity to submit representation against the OMR grading on payment of Rs.1000/- per response challenged.
  • Rs.1000/- per response will be refunded to the candidate if his/her challenge is accepted by the Board.

Ques. When will NTA release the official answer key for NEET 2020?

Ans. The official NEET 2020 answer key by NTA will be released in the last week of September (tentative).

Ques. Are the unofficial NEET answer keys by coaching institutes reliable?

Ans. Yes, these answer keys are reliable for calculating marks in NEET 2020 as they are prepared by the experts at the coaching centre.