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NEET Answer Key: NTA, the governing body, will release NEET 2020 answer key with images of OMR response sheet and test booklet code tentatively on May 25, 2020. NEET 2020 will be conducted tentatively in June.
Also check: NEET 2020 Official Answer Key
This article provides complete details on how to view/check answer key, calculate score on the basis of those keys and file a challenge against any key.
How to Check NEET Answer Key?
NEET Answer Key will be available at the official website only. Applicants can follow the procedure stated below to download their answer key:
- Visit the official website i.e. ntaneet.nic.in
- Click on the ‘Candidate Login’ at the home page
- Enter the registration number and password
- The answer key for candidate’s paper code will be displayed on the screen along with candidate’s marked answers
- Download the answer and verify with answer key.
When will NTA release NEET Answer Keys?
NTA will release NEET 2020 answer keys after the exam conducted successfully. NEET 2019 was held on 5th May 2019. On a similar note, NTA might release answer keys for NEET 2020 within 3 weeks of the exam date.
- Exam Date of NEET 2020 – Postponed till last week of May
- NEET 2020 Answer Key– Released within 3 weekss of exam date
Score Calculation with NEET Answer Key
NEET answer key is very useful for the candidates, as they can predict their score with the help of answer key.
- Before calculating their expected scores, candidates must know the marking scheme
- There is a plus 4 marks for every correct answer while 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect response
- No marks will be deducted if you did not mark any option
NEET Total Score = Total number of correct answers x 4 – Total number of Incorrect answers x 1
Challenging Official NEET Answer Key
When the answer key is released, candidates can also challenge any response published in the official answer keys. They can challenge questions only from the paper code they attempted as the answer key provided on their dashboard would for the same paper code.
Steps to Challenge NEET Answer Key:
- Visit the official website
- Login with your credentials
- At the dashboard, you will find “Apply for KEY Challenge”
- Click on KEY Challenge tab
- Select the question you wish to challenge, mark your choice and mention the justification for the your answer
- Pay the prescribed fee through Debit/Credit card or Net Banking
- Take the print of the confirmation slip for future reference
Fee for Answer Key Challenge
The challenge has to be submitted online along with an additional fee of INR 1000/- per key. The best part regarding the answer key challenge is that your fees for the challenge will be completely refunded if the board accepts your claim.
Note: Candidates can follow the same steps to view or challenge their recorded OMR sheets as well as booklet code number, in case they find any discrepancy in any of them. Similar to challenging answer key, candidates also need to remit INR 1000/- per response while submitting challenge either for OMR sheet or booklet code number.
NEET Unofficial Answer Keys by Coaching Institutes
Here is list of previous year Answer Key released by various institutes across India. Before the release of official answer key, candidates can make use of NEET Answer Key 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 provided below.
NEET 2019 Unofficial Answer Keys
NEET Unofficial Answer Keys by some established coaching institutes are given below.
|NEET UG 2019 Answer Keys|
|Coaching Institute||Code P1 to P6||Code Q1 to Q6||Code R1 to R6||Code S1 to S6|
|Akaash||P1, P2||Q1, Q2||R1||S1, S2|
|NEET UG 2019 Answer Keys for Karnataka and Odisha|
|Coaching Institute||Code E1||Code F1||Code G1||Code H1|
NEET 2018 Unofficial Answer Keys
Download NEET Previous Year Question Papers
If you accidentally lost your question paper, do not worry. We got you covered. You can download the question paper as per your paper code below. Do not forget to calculate the scores with the answer keys! Download NEET Previous Year Question Papers
NEET 2020 Answer Key- Final Answer Key
After the experts of NTA have reviewed all the challenges they received on the provisional key, NTA releases a NEET 2020 final answer key. Valid claims are accepted by the NTA experts and the provisional key is thus updated to become the final answer key. The result for NEET 2020 will be calculated on the basis of the final answer key.
- NTA uploads final answer key in PDF from on the official website.
- You cannot challenge final answer key. 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. Answer keys of all the sets is within one Final Answer Key.
- Candidates can check their answers to all of 180 questions in the final answer key.
NEET 2020 Answer Key Frequently Asked Questions
Ans: For each correct answer, four marks will be awarded while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
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.
- 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.