Attention NEET Aspirants National Testing Agency (NTA), has released the NEET UG 2021 answer keys (provisional) and response sheets on the official website. Candidates can visit neet.nta.nic.in to check and download the provisional answer key. A notice regarding the same is available on the website. It reads,
The National Testing Agency has uploaded the Provisional Answer Keys and Recorded Response Sheets as well as scanned images of OMR sheets of NEET-UG 2021 on the official website, i.e., neet.nta.nic.in.’
The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test 2021 was conducted by the NTA on Sunday, September 12 in 13 languages. Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key by paying a processing fee of Rs. 1000/- per answer challenged.
Steps to check the NEET UG Answer Key 2021:
Step 1: Visit the official website, i.e., neet.nta.nic.in.
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the link that reads, ‘View and challenge Answer Key, OMR and Recorded Response’.
Step 3: A new page will appear on the screen.
Step 4: Enter the asked credentials and click on the submit option.
Candidates can click here for the direct link to the answer keys.
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How to calculate scores using the NEET UG answer key 2021:
As per the marking scheme, four marks are awarded for every correct answer and one mark is deducted for an incorrect one. Using the NEET marking scheme and formula below, students can calculate their aggregate NEET 2021 scores.
NEET Scores = Number of correct answers X 4 – Number of incorrect answers X 1
How to challenge the NEET answer key 2021:
Aspirants will be able to challenge the answer key of NEET 2021 by paying a non-refundable processing fee of Rs. 1000 per challenged answer. Each answer challenged will be scrutinized by NTA with the help of experts. If a challenging answer is accepted by the authority, the NEET official answer key will be revised incorporating the correct option.