NEET Answer Key 2021: The National Testing Agency has released the official NEET 2021 Answer Key (provisional) on October 15, 2021. Along with the answer key, NTA has also released the scanned images of the OMR answer sheets with recorded responses on the official website, i.e., neet.nta.nic.in. The last date to challenge the provisional answer key and OMR response sheet were October 17, 2021, up to 09:00 PM.
Candidates have to pay the processing fee of ₹ 1000/- for each challenged answer. Furthermore, the processing fee to raise objections against the NEET OMR response sheet is ₹ 200/- per question challenged. The candidates can pay the processing fee online through Credit Card, Debit card, Net Banking, Paytm up to October 17, 2021 (10:00 PM).
NTA has conducted the NEET UG exam on September 12, 2021. Now, the answer keys (All Codes) of the same are available. With the help of the answer key, candidates can predict their scores before announcing the result. Candidates can refer to the OMR sheet and official NEET answer key pdf to determine their probable scores. After the release of the NEET 2021 answer key, NTA will soon announce the NEET Result 2021. Various coaching institutes have also released the answer key of NEET 2021 for all codes (M, N, O, P).
The link to download the NEET 2021 answer key and question paper with solutions PDF (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) are available below on this page. Candidates can download the NEET answer key 2021 for all codes prepared by Embibe and various coaching institutes like Aakash, Allen Kota, Resonance, and more from the article below.
NTA initially releases the provisional answer key and invite objections from candidates, if any. After thoroughly going through the objections, the authorities might change the answer key if any objections are true. Once this process is complete, NTA releases the NEET 2021 final answer key for candidates to download. NEET results for all the candidates will be calculated based on the final answer key. Candidates can further read the article to get details on the NEET 2021 answer key. They can find details regarding how to download the answer key, calculate the score using the answer key, and other important information.
Latest: Candidates can check the NEET Official Answer Key 2021 PDF here.
NEET 2021 Answer Key PDF by Embibe
Embibe has also compiled the NEET answer keys from various sources to help candidates calculate their NEET 2021 scores with comparatively high precision. Embibe has provided the NEET answer key and detailed solutions to every question paper code (M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, N1, N2, N3, N4, N5, N6, P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, O1, O2, O3, O4, O5, O6) below.
|NEET Question Paper Code||Download Link|
|Code M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6||Click Here|
|Code N1, N2, N3, N4, N6||Click Here|
|Code O1, O2, O3, O4, O6||Click Here|
|Code P1, P2, P3, P4, P6||Click Here|
NEET 2021 Question Paper with Solutions PDF By Embibe
|Subjects||Download NEET 2021 Solutions PDF by Embibe|
Subject-wise NEET Answer Key 2021: Physics, Chemistry & Biology
Candidates can also download the subjectwise key right here. NEET is conducted for three subjects – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. A total of 200 (180 questions to be answered) multiple-choice questions are asked in NEET, of which 50 questions (45 be answered) are from Physics and Chemistry and 90 from Biology.
Candidates can download answer key 2021 subjects wise from the table below:
NEET Answer Key 2021 by Coaching Institutes
Candidates can download the NEET 2021 answer key and question paper from different coaching institutes from this page. The answer key and question paper has been released by various coaching institutes like Aakash, Allen Kota, Resonance, Career Point, Brilliant Study Center, etc.
NEET 2021 Answer Key & Question Paper with Solutions By Various Institutes
|Coaching Institute||Answer key & Question Paper (Code M, N, O, P)|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Aakash Institute||Code P3, Code P1, Code P2, Code P4, Code P6|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Allen Kota||Code M2|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Brilliant Study Centre||Code M5|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Career Point||Soon|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Motion IIT JEE||Soon|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Plancess||Soon|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Affinity Classes||Soon|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Rao IIT Academy||Code P2|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Resonance||Code N2|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Triumph||Soon|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Sri Chaitanya||Code P6|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Genesis Classes||Code O1|
|NEET Answer Key 2021 Edall Academy||Code N6|
Check Also- NEET 2021 Exam Analysis
NEET Answer Key 2021 Release Date
The officials have released the exam date for NEET 2021. Let’s take a look at the tentative dates related to the NEET 2021 answer keys:
|NEET Exam Date 2021||September 12, 2021|
|Release of Unofficial Answer Keys by Coaching Institutes||September 12, 2021|
|Release of Provisional Answer Key||October 15, 2021 (OUT)|
|Last Date to File Objections Against NEET Answer Key 2021||October 17, 2021 (9 PM)|
|Last Date for Payment of Processing Fee to|
challenge NEET provisional answer key
|October 17, 2021 (up to 10 PM)|
|Final Answer Key of NEET 2021||To be Announced|
|NEET 2021 Result||To be Announced|
|NEET 2021 Cutoff||To be Announced|
Before we get into the NEET 2021 answer key details, let’s take a quick look at a brief overview of the exam.
|Name of the Exam||National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|Number of Attempts||Once every year|
|Subjects||Physics, Chemistry and Biology.|
|Exam Mode||Pen and paper-based (Offline)|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Language Medium of Paper||English, Hindi, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.|
How To Download Official NEET Answer Key 2021?
Let us look at how to download NEET 2021 answer key for all codes. For this, you can follow the steps mentioned below.
- 1st Step: Visit the official website of NTA NEET – ntaneet.nic.in.
- 2nd Step: Click on the link provided to check and download the answer key.
- 3rd Step: Enter your “Application Number” and “Password” to log in.
- 4th Step: Download the official Answer Key by clicking on the link. Please note that the keys will be in the form of PDF; therefore, you can save it on your device and calculate your exam scores.
How To Calculate NEET Score From NEET Answer Key?
The exam consists of 200 questions (180 questions to be answered), carrying four marks each. Candidates get four marks for each correct answer, and for each incorrect response, one mark gets deducted. Let’s take a look at the marking scheme of NEET 2021 below:
|Correct Answer||+4 marks|
|Incorrect Answer||-1 mark|
|Unattempted Questions||No marks will be deducted|
|More than one answer||0 mark|
Comparing your responses with the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Answer Key, you can calculate your NEET 2021 score using the following formula:
NEET Score = (Number of correct answers x 4) – (Number of incorrect answers x 1)
How To Challenge The Provisional NEET Answer Key 2021?
As mentioned earlier, candidates will challenge the Official answer key if they doubt the released provisional keys. As per the objections raised, NTA will validate them and then release the final answer key. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to challenge the provisional answer key for reference purposes.
- 1st Step: Visit the official website of NTA NEET at ntaneet.nic.in.
- 2nd Step: Click on the relevant link.
- 3rd Step: Enter your Application Number and Password to log in to the portal.
- 4th Step: Now, click on “Apply For Key Challenge”.
- 5th Step: You will see all the 180 questions in sequential order. along with the answer as per NTA. Select the question(s) you want to challenge.
- 6th Step: Once selected, you will see the four options under the column ‘Suggested Answer(s) by the Candidate’. Mark the one(s) that you think are correct.
- 7th Step: Once you have marked all the questions that you want to challenge, click on “Submit” and then on “Final Submit”.
- 8th Step: Make a payment of Rs. 1000 per question you challenged. You can use Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking to make the payment.
- 9th Step: Print out a copy of the confirmation slip.
Quick Note: Please note that the amount you pay for challenging the answer key will be refunded if your objections are found valid.
NEET Cut Off: Score Required To Qualify NEET
The cutoff for NEET 2021 will be declared along with the result. If we look at the previous year, General category candidates must secure a minimum of 50 percentile to qualify NEET 2021. In contrast, the NEET Cut off score for OBC, SC and ST category candidates is 40 percentile. To qualify for NTA NEET 2021, candidates must secure equal to or more than the required cut-off score per their category.
The table below shows NEET cut off score of the previous year (2020) in terms of percentile and mark range for different categories:
|Category||Cutoff percentile||NEET 2020 Cutoff score|
|Others||50th Percentile||720 – 147|
|OBC||40th Percentile||146 – 113|
|SC||40th Percentile||146 – 113|
|ST||40th Percentile||146 – 113|
|UR & PH||45th Percentile||146 – 129|
|OBC & PH||40th Percentile||128 – 113|
|SC & PH||40th Percentile||128 – 113|
|ST & PH||40th Percentile||128 – 113|
Candidates will have to log in with their Application Number and Password to view and download their NEET results. It is to be noted that the NEET result will be available only in online mode. No hard copy of the result will be sent to the students.
Previous Year NEET Answer Key By NTA – 2020
Here we have provided the official NEET answer key released by NTA for the previous year 2020.
|NEET 2020 Final Answer Key||Download Here|
NEET Answer Key and Question Paper 2019
The examination authority National Testing Agency (NTA) provided 4 sets (P, Q, R, S) of the NEET question paper 2019. Each set of NEET question papers contains 6 codes (P1-P6, Q1-Q6, R1-R6, S1-s6). Also, the examination authority has conducted NEET in eleven different languages, but the question paper provided here is in English and Hindi only. Candidates can download NEET question paper 2019 of all codes from the table below. Along with the question paper, candidates can also download the NEET answer key of all codes.
Last year, NTA released the final answer keys on their official website on June 5, 2019. You are free to check the previous year’s answer key below:
NEET 2021 Exam Analysis And Expected Cutoff
Various coaching institutes release the exam analysis, expected cutoff for qualifying the exam, and admission into various institutes (AIIMS, Govt and Pvt colleges) for MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BUMS. Below we have provided a table with direct links to the analysis provided by various sources:
|NEET Analysis & Expected Cutoff By Allen Kota||NEET Analysis & Expected Cutoff By Aakash|
|NEET Analysis & Expected Cutoff By Resonance||NEET Predicted Vs Actual Paper Analysis|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on NEET Answer Key 2021
Being the only medical entrance exam in the country and taken by lakhs of aspirants, many questions arise in candidates’ minds. We have listed the answers to some frequently asked questions below:
Ans: The provisional NEET Answer Key 2021 has been released on the official website on October 15, 2021. The direct link to check NEET official answer key is provided on this page.
Ans: The final answer key is expected to release 7-10 days after the NEET provisional answer key.
Ans: Candidates can follow the marking criteria of +4 for correct answers and -1 for incorrect answers to calculate their probable exam marks.
Ans: An application fee of Rs 1000 per question must be paid to challenge the official answer key. This amount will get refunded if the objection filed is found correct.
Ans: The code of the answer key will be the same as that of the question paper. Students must download the answer key accordingly.
Ans: Yes, if students find any answer incorrect in the provisional answer key, they can challenge it by paying Rs 1000 per question inside the challenge schedule released by the authorities.
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