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NEET 2021 Answer Key

NEET 2021 Answer Key 

NTA releases NEET answer key 2021 online at ntaneet.nic.in. The answer key of NEET UG exam are released in PDF format that has the correct answers to each question asked in the exam. The PDF contains the answers for each set of question booklets distributed on the exam day. To calculate score using the answer key, candidates have to use the marking scheme of the exam. For each correct answer, candidates have to add 4 marks and for any wrong answer, they need to deduct 1 mark. Check more details on NEET 2021 answer key from this page like how to download the keys, how to challenge it and more.

The official answer key of NEET is first released as the preliminary answer key. It can be challenged. When the changes are made in it, then it is called as the final answer key. The result of NEET 2021 is prepared on the basis of the final answer key.

Important Dates for NEET 2021 Answer Key

NEET 2021 Answer KeyImportant Dates
NEET 2021 exam dateMay 2021
Display of NEET 2021 unofficial answer keyOn the exam day (after the exam is over)
Release of Response sheet and question paperto be announced
Display of NEET 2021 Answer Keyto be announced
Challenge window openedto be announced
Last date to submit challengeto be announced
Release of Final Answer Keyto be announced

Download NEET 2021 Official Answer Key Here: The candidates can check NEET 2021 answer key as per the schedule above at ntaneet.nic.in.

How to Calculate Score Using NEET 2021 Answer Key?

After the examination, candidates can download NEET 2021 answer key and use for two things:

  • Cross check answers.
  • Calculate marks.

To calculate marks of NEET 2021 from the answer key, candidates need to know the marking scheme and follow the step below:

NEET 2021 marking scheme:

1. Each question is of (+) 4 marks.
2. For every incorrect answer (-) 1 mark is deducted.
3. (-) 1 mark is deducted if more than one circle is filled for a question.
4. No marks is added or deducted for unattended questions.

Step 1 – Download NEET 2021 answer key for your paper code. It is important to download answer key for the correct paper code to get accurate marks.

Step 2 – After downloading the key, candidates need to match answers in it with that marked in the exam.

Step 3 – While checking the answers, candidates need to add 4 marks for each correct and deduct 1 marks for incorrect answer.

Step 4 – Next, the candidates need to get sum of all the correct answers and incorrect answers, separately. Then, deduct sum of incorrect answers with that of the correct answers. The output is score of NEET 2021.

NEET 2021 Score = 4 x (total no. of correct answers) – 1 x (total no. of wrong answers)

NEET 2021 Questions and Sections: To get the most apt score in the exam, mark sure that to check and add / deduct answers for all the questions. The total questions in NEET are 180 and in the number of questions in each section is as follows:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Physics45180
Chemistry45180
Biology (Zoology and Botany)90360
Total180720

How to Download Official NEET 2021 Answer Key?

NTA has not released the answer key in the candidate logins. In fact it, has been released as pdf. The process to download it is as follows.

1st step: Click on the direct link provided above on this page.

2nd step: Thereafter, a pdf opens.

3rd step: In that pdf, the NEET 2021 set code is given as “NEET(UG) – 2021 ANSWER KEYS – SET E5”. Look for you paper code.

5th step: This is your answer key. Use it to predict score.

How to Raise Objection on Official NEET 2021 Answer Key?

NEET 2021 Answer Key Challenge

NTA allows the candidates to raise an objection against the answer key. This makes the result preparation process more transparent and reliable. The candidates can check below the steps to raise objection on NEET 2021 Answer Key.

1st step: Go to the login page of NEET 2021.

2nd step: Enter the login details and on your dashboard click the ‘Apply for key challenge’.

NEET Answer Key Link

3rd step: Select the questions that you want to challenge

4th step: The number next to the question under the column ‘Answer as per NTA’ stands for the correct Answer Key as per the NTA. Once you select any question for Challenge, you can see four options under the column ‘Suggested Answer(s) by the Candidate’.

NEET 2021 Answer Key

5th step: If you wish to challenge, you may use any one or more of the Option IDs given in the next four columns by clicking the checkbox.

6rh step: After clicking the desired option for all questions you want to challenge, scroll down and click on ‘Submit’ button. In the next screen, you can see the questions that you have marked for challenges.

7th step: Click on ‘Final Submit’.

8th step: Pay the processing fee by clicking on the ‘Go for Payment’ option. Select the mode of payment and pay your processing fee of Rs. 1,000/- for each question. Make payment through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking.

9th step: After successful payment, download the key challenge receipt and take a print out for future reference.

NEET 2021 Answer Key Challenge Fee

Last year the fee to challenge NEET official answer key was Rs. 1000 per objection.

1. The challenges are verified by the NTA with the help of panel of subject experts. Based on the revised Final answer key, result is prepared and declared.
2. Candidate are not informed individually about the acceptance/non-acceptance of the challenge.

NEET 2021 Unofficial vs Official Answer Key

Candidates can use both the answer keys of NEET 2021 to predict score in the exam. However, there are few things which candidates should keep in mind. These are:

NEET 2021 Unofficial Answer KeyNEET 2021 Official Answer Key
The unofficial answer key of NEET is released for few setsIt is released for all the paper sets.
Answers to all the questions may or may not be mentioned on itIn the official answer key answers to all the questions are given.
Candidates cannot challenge itCandidates can challenge it.
It is released right after the examIt is released in few days.

NEET 2021 Unofficial Answer Key

The unofficial NEET answer key is released on the day of the exam. A few hours after the exam, many experts and coaching centers release the answer keys of NEET. Last year AglaSem compiled such keys, these can be checked below:

Last year’s NEET answer key by Aglasem as PDF here

SETSet 1Set 2Set 3Set 4Set 5Set 6
Set EE1E2E3E4E5E6
Set FF1F2F3F4F5F6
Set GG1G2G3G4G5G6
Set HH1H2H3H4H5H6

NEET 2021 Answer Key Code

The answer key code for NEET is very important. The code is mentioned at the top of the question paper. Candidates should download the answer key for their paper code only.

In the past year, these have been the paper codes for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

NEET 2019 CodeNEET 2019 CodeNEET 2018 CodeNEET 2017 CodeNEET 2016 Code
E 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6E 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6AA, BBAAA
F 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6F 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6CC, DDBBB
G 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6G 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6EE, FFCCC
H 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6H 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6GG, HHDDD
P 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6II, JJPA / P / W
Q 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6KK, LLQB / Q / X
R 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6MM, NNRC / R / Y
S 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6OO, PPSD / S / Z
QQ, RRW
SS, TTX
UU, VVY
WW, XXZ
YY, ZZ

NEET 2021 Final Answer Key

NEET 2021 final answer key is released after the subject experts of NTA do through the challenges received on the provisional key. If the challenges are found to be valid changes are made in the key and a final key is displayed. Based on this final key the result is calculated.

NEET 2021 OMR Display

A few days after the exam is over, NTA releases OMR Answer Sheets and Recorded Response. Candidates can check the NEET OMR answer sheets under the respective login over ntaneet.nic.in. In the OMT sheet candidates can check the answers marked on the exam day. The replica of their OMR sheet is uploaded and thus the candidates can use it and the answer key to know the number of correct answer they have attempted in the exam.

1. OMR sheet can be challenged.
2. The fee to challenge OMR sheet is Rs. 1000.
3. If challenges are found in order, changes are made in the sheet and the same is updated under the login.
4. Separate intimation in this regard is not sent to the candidates.

NEET OMR Sheet 2021

NEET 2021 Question Paper

After the exam, the candidates must keep their NEET 2021 question papers safe. However, the question paper is also available online. Candidates can use it to cross-check answers and OMR responses. Also, the question papers act as a great preparation resource as well. Since NEET 2021 is in offline mode, the question papers is available as hardcopy but from this page, candidates cab download it as pdf as well.

NEET 2021 Cutoff

The NEET 2021 cutoff marks is given as percentile. It means at which th percentile, candidates shall be eligible for 15% all India quota seats. The cut off of NEET is determined in percentile and every year the raw marks corresponding to percentile cut off changes. Yet, candidates may have a look at the last year cut off evaluate if their will make it in the cut or not.

You can check below the NEET cutoff marks from the last year.

CategoryNEET Cut Off PercentileNEET Cut Off Marks
Other50th720-147
UR-PH40th146-129
ST40th146-113
ST-PH40th128-113
SC40th146-113
SC-PH40th128-113
OBC45th146-113
OBC-PH40th128-113

NEET 2021 Result

The candidates can check their NEET 2021 Result under their respective login. The result of NEET 2021 is as per the final answer key of the exam. The candidates can check the final answer key of the exam that is uploaded at ntaneet.nic.in in the form of a PDF file.

The answers on the final answer keys rea the frozen answers and the marks at the time of the calculation of the result are as per this answer key. The candidates can check their marks in the exam and the percentile scores. Also, the candidates can check the All India Ranks. The result is made available in the form of the scorecard.

NEET 2021

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the only national level entrance exam for UG medical admission in India. Via it, 100% seats are filled in MBBS, BDS, BUMS, BHMS, BAMS courses. AIIMS and JIPMER shall also accept admission on the basis of NEET scores.

Before NEET, various states and institutes used to conduct separate entrance examination. However, now only 1 exam is held. The exam is held in offline mode and the candidates who qualify NEET cut off are called for 15% all India quota counselling.


NEET Answer Key Archive

Candidates can check past year NEET answer key and question paper from below.

NEET answer key for the year 2020:

  • Click here to download NEET 2020 Final Answer Key.
  • Click Here to download the provisional answer key for NEET 2020.

NEET answer key for the year 2019

NEETQ.PA.K
EnglishGet hereGet here
HindiGet hereGet here
BengaliGet hereGet here
AssameseGet hereGet here
KannadaGet hereGet here
GujaratiGet hereGet here
OriyaGet hereGet here
MarathiGet hereGet here
TeluguGet hereGet here
TamilGet hereGet here
UrduGet hereGet here

NEET answer key for the year 2018

NEETQPAK
HindiGet hereGet here
EnglishGet hereGet here
BengaliGet hereGet here
AssameseGet hereGet here
KannadaGet hereGet here
GujaratiGet hereGet here
OriyaGet hereGet here
MarathiGet hereGet here
TeluguGet hereGet here
TamilGet hereGet here
UrduGet hereGet here

NEET answer key for the year 2017

NEET answer key for the year 2016

NEET (I) QPNEET Answer Key
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set A/P/W Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set B/Q/X Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set C/R/Y Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set D/S/Z Click Here
NEET (II) QP NEET Answer Key
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set AA Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set BB Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set CC Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set DD Click Here
  • Get more NEET question paper and answer key from here.

NEET 2021 Answer Key FAQs

Q1: Where is the NEET answer keys available?
Ans. NTA uploads them on the official website under the login of the candidates.

Q2: How many objections can I raise in NEET answer key?
You can raise as many objections you want to against the answer key.

Q3: What is OMR display in NEET 2020?
It is the image of the OMR sheet that you fill up in the exam.

Q4: What is the marking scheme to be used to calculate marks using NEET answer key?
For correct answers add 4 marks and fir a wrong answer deduct 1 marks.

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