NEET 2022

NEET Answer Key 2021: Releasing date, marking scheme, cut off marks

NEET Answer Key 2021: The answer key of NEET exam will be released a few hours after the successful completion of NEET  exam. Candidates who are going to appear in NEET can download the answer key for all sets along with the code-wise question paper and solutions from the official website or from this page after the official release.

The NEET answer key will be announced by various top coaching institutes like Career Point, Pathfinder, Brilliant Study Centre, Allen Kota, Aakash Institute, Plancess, Resonance, Motion IITJEE and Triumph Academy etc. The questions paper of NEET will consist of four codes such as A/P/W, B/Q/X, C/R/Y, and D/S/Z.

The answer key will comprise the exact answers to all the questions asked in the NEET UG exam.  With the help of NEET answer key, aspirants can estimate their possible marks in the exam and get a rough idea about chances for admission to various MBBS & BDS seats to be offered in different private, deemed and central universities across India.

Moreover, the conducting body i.e. National Testing Agency (NTA) will publish the official NEET Answer key 2021 for all sets and codes in the month of May 2021 tentatively. But, before releasing the official answer key of NEET, the authority will also release the OMR response sheet of all applicants, who will attempt the NEET exam, held in offline mode.

In addition, the scanned images NEET OMR response sheet 2021 will also be available in the month of May 2021. Therefore, applicants are advised to download their OMR sheets of NEET 2021 when available officially so that they can match their marked answers in the entrance exam with the official NEET answer key 2021. Candidates will also be allowed to challenge NEET answer key 2021 on the payment of Rs. 1000 per answer.

Aspirants, who want to know more details about NEET Answer key 2021 including how to download NEET answer key, how to calculate score, procedure to challenge against official answer keys etc, can go through the article given below on this page.

NEET Answer Key 2021 releasing date (tentative)

EventsDates
Date of NEET examMay 2021
Release of NEET answer key (by various coaching institutes)May 2021 (on same day of the exam)
Release of official NEET Answer Key (by CBSE)Last week of May, 2021
Display of OMR response sheet NEETLast week of May, 2021
Challenging of NEET answer keyLast week of May, 2021
Announcement of NEET resultJune 2021

NEET Answer Key 2021 released by coaching experts

Except for official answer key, there are so many coaching experts which will also release the NEET answer key. To assist the aspirants, the coaching experts will solve the NEET question paper after the examination and publish the answer key of the all exam sets after 2-3 hours of the NEET. Thus, before the release of the official answer key of NEET,  aspirants can check the answer keys released by coaching experts and make a rough calculation about their marks in NEET exam.

Answer Key for NEET by various coaching institutes

Coaching InstituteCode A/P/WCode B/Q/XCode C/R/YCode D/S/ZNEET Solutions
NEET Answer Key by Aakash InstituteCode A

Code P

Code W

Code B

Code Q

Code X

Code C

Code R

Code Y

Code D

Code S

Code Z

Available soon
NEET Answer Key by Allen KotaAvailable soonPhysics

Chemistry

Biology

Code Wise

Available soonAvailable soonPhysics

Chemistry

Biology

NEET Answer Key by Career PointAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soon
NEET Answer Key by ResonanceCode A

Code P

Code W

Code B

Code Q

Code X

Code C

Code R

Code Y

Code D

Code S

Code Z

Available soon
NEET Answer Key by Triumph AcademyAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soon
NEET Answer Key by PathFinderAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soon
NEET Answer Key by Rao IIT AcademyAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soon
NEET Answer Key by Brilliant Study CentreAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soon
NEET Answer Key by Motion IITJEEAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soonAvailable soon
NEET Answer Key by PlancessCode ACode BCode CCode DAvailable soon

How to calculate NEET Scores with NEET Answer Key?

In order to evaluate the NEET score 2021, candidates need to have a good understanding of the marking criteria as prescribed by the conducting body i.e. CBSE. Below table will help candidates to get a good idea about the exam pattern and marking scheme of the exam.

 NEET Exam Pattern

Serial. NoSubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Physics45 questions180
Chemistry45 questions180
Biology90 questions360
                  Total180 questions720 marks

Marking scheme for NEET

ParticularsMarking scheme in NEET
For giving a right answer+ 4
For answering an incorrect answer-1 will be deducted for each incorrect response
Marking more than one answerZero mark
For un-attempted or blank answersZero mark

Procedure to calculate the NEET Score is provided below

Total number of Correct answers x 4 – Total number of Incorrect answers x -1= NEET Score

How to Challenge Answer Key of NEET?

In case, applicants will find any sort of discrepancy in the official answer key issued by CBSE or have any doubts regarding any particular response, then they can make online challenge against the official answer key with the payment of Rs. 1000 per response. Candidate should note that this amount is non-fundable. However, if the challenge is accepted by the board then the fee can be refunded. The payment of fee can be made through online mode only. Request for challenge through post, fax, email or any other offline mode will not be entertained. The answers challenged by applicants will be rechecked by the experts. The decisions of the review committees pertaining to challenged answer will be final.

Stepwise instructions regarding how to Challenge NEET Answer Key

Applicants can follow the given instructions to challenge the official NEET answer key.

Steps:

  • Open the official website link
  • In the login window, provide your NEET registration number and password
  • Press the ‘Answer Key challenge’ button and choose your answer booklet code
  • Click on the question for challenge and then hit the ‘Submit’ button
  • Select your response and also provide the justification for the answer
  • Press the ‘confirm’ tab and pay the necessary fee for challenging the answer key
  • Once your challenge is submitted successfully, take a print out of the confirmation slip containing details of the challenged answer key(s)

Cut off

The cutoff marks of NEET is the minimum qualifying marks that an applicant has to obtain in order to clear the NEET exam. For general category, the minimum qualifying marks in NEET is 50 percent while for OBC the minimum qualifying percentile is 40%. Below we are listing the complete details of cut off marks for each category.

CategoryQualifying Marks
General50 percentile
Reserved (OBC, ST and SC)40 percentile
General – PH45 percentile
Reserved -PH40 percentile

Result

The conducting body i.e. NTA will announce the NEET result most probably in the month of June 2021. Applicants who are going to participate in the exam can evaluate their marks before the official result declaration by using NEET answer key. To check or download the result, candidates will be needed to enter their roll number and Date of Birth in the given fields. The result of NEET will comprise details like candidate’s state rank, All India rank, and category rank. Further, applicants can know their qualifying status of the exam with the help of cut-off that will be announced on the same day of result declaration.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *