National Testing Agency (NTA) will release NEET 2021 answer key on the official website neet.nta.nic.in tentatively in the last week of September. The unofficial answer key has been released by various coaching institutes just after the exam concluded. NEET UG answer key will mention the answers to all the questions asked in the exam. The answer key will be available for all the codes of the NEET 2021 question paper.
NTA will also release the OMR sheet of the candidates along with the official NEET UG answer key. The answer key can be used to calculate the probable scores obtained in the NEET exam. A provision to challenge the answer key will also be provided for candidates unsatisfied with the answer key. To challenge the official answer key, candidates need to raise a request online and pay the requisite fee per question. After consideration of the objections raised, the final NEET UG answer key will be released and this will be binding on all.
Steps to download the NEET UG Answer key:
- Visit the official website neet.nta.nic.in
- NEET answer key PDF will be displayed on the screen
- Download the final answer key of the NEET 2021 exam
- Keep the answer key for future reference
Calculation of scores using the NEET 2021 answer key
Medical aspirants can take the help of the NEET answer key to estimate their probable scores in the exam. After the release of the official NEET UG answer key, they can tally their answers (as per their NEET OMR) with the same. They should use the official marking scheme to calculate their marks in the exam.
How to calculate NEET scores:
NEET 2021 score = [4*(Number of Correct Responses)] – [1*(Number of Incorrect Responses)]
NTA generally releases the NEET result within a few hours of releasing the final answer key. Candidates can expect the same this year too. NTA conducted the NEET 2021 exam on September 12. The exam is held for admission to medical, dental, AYUSH, BVSc and AH colleges in the country.