NEET Official Answer Key 2021 (Final Released) - Download OMR Sheet PDF, Official Question Papers by NTA

NEET Official Answer Key 2021 (Final Released) - Download OMR Sheet PDF, Official Question Papers by NTA

NEET official answer key 2021 - The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released final NEET official answer key pdf at neet.nta.nic.in. A direct official NEET 2021 final answer key download link is provided on this page. The official answer key of NEET-UG 2021 has been prepared based on the challenges made by the students. NEET result 2021 scorecards have been released and are prepared based on the NEET final answer key 2021 PDF. Direct link to download NEET final answer key - Click here

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The official NEET 2021 answer key mentions the answers to the questions asked in the exam. Using NEET answer key 2021 final PDF by NTA, candidates can calculate their expected scores to be obtained in the NEET exam. As per the latest news, NEET-UG answer key will be released for all NEET question paper codes - M, N, O and P.

NTA NEET 2021 answer key is released in two phases - provisional and final. NEET 2021 provisional answer key was released on October 15 at neet.nta.nic.in. Along with the answer key, NEET 2021 OMR sheet was released and a copy was sent to the registered email ID. NEET-UG 2021 answer key was challenged from October 15 to 17. NEET answer key 2021 PDF was challenged by paying Rs 1000 in online mode. Read the article to download final NEET 2021 answer key, how to download, the process to calculate scores and more.

NEET Answer key 2021 PDF for all codes

NEET 2021 Answer key codes

NEET answer key O1, O2, O3, O4, O5, O6

NEET answer key N1, N2, N3, N4, N5, N6

NEET answer key P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6

NEET answer key M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6

NEET Official Answer Key 2021 Release Dates

Events

NEET answer key dates

NEET 2021 Exam

September 12, 2021

Unofficial answer key by coaching institutes

September 12, 2021

NEET official answer key 2021

October 15, 2021

Publishing of NEET OMR sheet 2021

October 15, 2021

Challenging official answer key

October 17, 2021

NEET OMR challenge

October 17, 2021

Final answer key

November 1, 2021

Declaration date of NEET result

November 1, 2021

When NTA NEET 2021 Answer Key Released?

NTA has released the official NEET answer key PDF, which can be checked above. Aspirants can check the trends of releasing the date of official answer keys of NEET 2020 from the table below.

NEET official answer keys release dates trends

Year of the exam

Date of the exam

Official NEET keys release dates

2021September 12October 15, 2021
2020September 13September 26

2019

May 5, 2019May 25, 2019

2018

May 6, 2018

May 25, 2018

How to download NEET official answer key 2021?

Candidates can download the official answer key of NEET 2021 through the link which will be made available above after the release. In order to download the answer key of NEET 2021, candidates can follow the below-mentioned process of downloading the NEET UG 2021 official answer key.

  • Click on the NEET official answer key 2021 link available which is available above

  • NTA NEET official answer key will appear on the screen

  • Search the NEET answer key as per the question paper code

  • Match the responses mentioned in the answer key of NEET 2021

  • Examine the scores using NEET answer key official

How to calculate marks scored through NEET official answer key 2021?

To calculate the NEET score candidates need to carefully go through the official answer key released by NTA. Candidates will have to match and calculate the number of answers they have marked correct and incorrect. For calculating the NEET total marks obtained, candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Download the NEET official answer key 2021 by NTA

  • Match the answers marked with the responses in the answer key

  • Calculate the number of correct and incorrect answers using the marking scheme

  • Then, subtract the total incorrect answers with the total correct responses to get NEET scores

  • Check the formula below to calculate the scores NEET answer key 2021

Know the marking scheme of the NEET exam.

NEET 2021 marking scheme

Particulars

Details

Total number of NEET questions

200 questions out of which 180 questions need to be attempted

Total marks in NEET exam

720

Correct answer

+4 marks awarded

Incorrect answer

-1 mark deducted

Marks for each unattempted question

0 marks

Based on the marking scheme and the number of correct and incorrect answers, candidates can calculate their score using the formula mentioned below.

Formula:

NEET total score = (Number of correct answers X 4)- (Number of incorrect answers X 1)

NEET Answer Key 2021 by Coaching Institutes

To download the NEET 2021 answer keys released by coaching institutes, check the table below.

NEET unofficial answer key - Coaching wise

NEET answer key by Learn.careers360

NEET answer key by Career Point

NEET answer key 2021 Aakash Institute

NEET 2021 answer key by Pathfinder

NEET answer key Resonance

NEET answer key by Motion IIT JEE

NEET 2021 answer key Allen Kota

NEET answer key Sri Chaitanya

NEET answer key 2021 Rao IIT Academy

NEET 2021 answer key Brilliant Study Centre

How to challenge NEET official answer key 2021?

After releasing the official answer key, NTA has opened the facility to challenge the questions and respective answers in the released NEET 2021 answer key. If candidates find any discrepancy in the NTA NEET answer key, they can raise objections. Candidates will be required to pay a fee of Rs 1000 per answer to the challenge. Candidates can pay the fee in an online mode via credit card, debit card, or net banking. Aspirants can check the NEET answer key challenge process below.

After receiving the objections, NTA will assess the queries with the help of experts. If the objection raised by the candidate is accepted, the challenged answer will be corrected. A revised NEET 2021 answer key with the correct answer will be released by the authorities and the challenge fee paid by the candidate will be refunded. However, if the objection raised is not accepted, the NEET official answer key 2021 by NTA will remain the same and will not be revised. It must be noted that, in this case, the fee paid by the candidate for raising objection will not be refunded. Check the steps to challenge the NEET answer key 2021 below:

  • Click on the link which will be available above.

  • Login using NEET 2021 registration number and password.

  • Click on the ‘apply for key challenge’ tab.

  • Select the question paper code.

  • NEET 2021 question paper for the respective code will appear on the screen.

  • Each question will have a column of ‘Answer as per NTA’ and ‘Suggested answer by candidate.’

  • The ‘Answer as per NTA’ column mentions the answer released by NTA

  • Select the question or questions you wish to challenge.

  • Under the ‘Suggested answer by candidate,’ four answer key options will appear.

  • Click and submit the option you believe is the correct answer.

  • Verify the challenges you have opted for and click on final submit.

  • Click on the ‘Go for payment’ option for paying the challenging fee.

  • Select the mode and make the payment.

  • Download the key challenge receipt.

  • Take multiple printouts of the receipt for future reference.

NEET OMR Sheet 2021

NTA has released the NEET 2021 OMR sheet or the answer booklet of the candidates who have appeared for the entrance test. The OMR sheet of NEET 2021 is released for candidates to verify the answers marked by them. In case candidates notice any discrepancy in the answer they marked and the answer shown in the released NEET OMR sheet, they can raise objections. For challenging the NEET OMR sheet 2021, candidates will have to pay a challenging fee of rupees 1000 per question. The fee is refundable if the claim of the candidates is found to be correct. Otherwise the fee will not be returned to the candidate.

In addition to verifying their responses, candidates with the help of the released OMR sheet and answer key can calculate the marks scored by them in the NEET UG exam. Students can tally the answers released by NTA in its official answer key and the answers marked by them in the OMR sheet.

NEET official answer key by NTA - Previous years

NEET aspirants can check the official NTA NEET answer keys released for each paper code from the table below.

NEET answer key

NEET answer key code 2020

NEET 2020 official answer key pdf download link

NEET answer key code E1, E2, E3, E4, E5, E6

Click here

NEET answer key 2020 F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6

Click here

NEET 2020 answer key G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6

Click here

NEET answer key H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6

Click here

NEET 2019 answer key

NEET question paper booklet code 2019

NEET 2019 official answer key pdf download link

P1

Click here

P2

Click here

P3

Click here

P4

Click here

P5

Click here

P6

Click here

Q1

Click here

Q2

Click here

Q3

Click here

Q4

Click here

Q5

Click here

Q6

Click here

R1

Click here

R2

Click here

R3

Click here

R4

Click here

R5

Click here

R6

Click here

S1

Click here

S2

Click here

S3

Click here

S4

Click here

S5

Click here

E1

Click here

F1

Click here

G1

Click here

H1

Click here

NEET question paper 2021

For checking the NTA NEET 2021 answer key candidates must know the official question paper. Language-wise PDFs of NEET question papers and solutions are provided in the table below.

NEET 2021 question paper with solution

NEET paper codeMNOP
1Set M1N1O1

Set P1

2Set M2N2O2

Set P2

3M3N3O3

Set P3

4Set M4N4O4

Set P4

5M5SoonSoonSoon
6M6N6O6

Set P6

NEET 2020 question paper

NEET Tamil question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Bangla question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Marathi question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Assamese question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Telugu question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Odiya question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Kannada question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Gujarati question paper with solutions

Click here

NEET Hindi Question Paper with Answers Key (Code 1)

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NEET Hindi Question Paper with Answers Key (Code 2)

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NEET Hindi Question Paper with Answers Key (Code 3)

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NEET Hindi Question Paper with Answers Key (Code 4)

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NEET English Question Paper with Answer Key (Code E1, F1, G1, H1)

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NEET English Question Paper with Answer Key (Code E2, F2, G2, H2)

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NEET English Question Paper with Answer Key (Code E3, F3, G3, H3)

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NEET English Question Paper with Answer Key (Code E4, F4, G4, H4)

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NEET English Question Paper with Answer Key (Code E5, F5, G5, H5)

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NEET English Question Paper with Answer Key (Code E6, F6, G6, H6)

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NEET 2019 question paper

NEET question paper code

Question paper download link

Solutions to NEET question paper

P1

Click here

Click here

P2

Click here

Click here

P5

Click here

Click here

Q1

Click here

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Q2

Click here

Click here

Q4

Click here

Click here

Q5

Click here

Click here

Q6

Click here

Click here

R1

Click here

Click here

R3

Click here

Click here

R5

Click here

Click here

R6

Click here

Click here

S1

Click here

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S2

Click here

Click here

S6

Click here

Click here

G1

Click here

Click here

H1

Click here

Click here

NEET cutoff 2021

Only candidates who qualify the exam by scoring marks equal to or more than the NEET 2021 cutoff will be eligible for admission. NTA releases NEET UG cutoff category wise. NTA releases both the cut off percentile and the corresponding cutoff score required by candidates to qualify the NEET exam. Check the table below to know the NEET cutoff 2021.

NEET cutoff

Category

NEET cutoff percentile

NEET 2021 cut-off scores

NEET 2020 cutoff scores

NEET 2019 cutoff scores

General

50th720-138

720-147

701-134

General-PH

45th137-122

146-129

133-120

SC/ST/OBC

40th137-108

146-113

133-107

SC/ST/OBC-PH

40th121-108

128-113

119-107

In addition to the official NTA NEET cutoff, candidates can also check the expected cutoffs released by coaching institutes. The expected cutoffs are released by experts on the basis of difficulty level of the NEET exam and past year trends. With the help of cutoffs and NEET answer key, candidates can calculate the total marks they expect to score in the exam. With NEET score calculated, candidates can also predict their NEET 2021 rank. Careers360’s rank predictor tool helps candidates get an idea of their expected NEET rank and further the colleges candidates can get admitted into based on their rank and score.