NEET 2021 was conducted on 12th September 2021 by the NTA. Alongside, the OMR sheets and recorded responses were also released after the conduction of the exam. Even before the results are declared, the NTA releases the OMR sheet of each candidate who appeared for the NEET exam.
The OMR will be uploaded online, with the help of which students can have an idea of their performance and score. They can download their OMR sheet for NEET and check their own responses marked during the time of examination. Along with this, the answer key for NEET exam shall also be released for students to compare with the OMR sheets and hence gauge their own execution, therefore guessing their probable score. Another important advantage is that with the help of these options, candidates can challenge the answer key in case of any discrepancy.
The NEET exam is a pen and paper-based examination to be carried out across different centres in India. NEET score decides if medical aspirants qualify to take up a seat in medical and dental colleges through the NEET cut-off which shall be released by NTA for NEET.
Important dates NEET – OMR Sheet
|NEET exam 2021||September 12th, 2021|
|Release of Final Answer Keys||1st November 2021|
|Recording Challenges – Last Date||17th October 2021|
|Announcement of results for NEET 2021||1st November 2021|
|Counselling commences||To be announced|
Step-by-step procedure to download NEET OMR sheet
Here is a brief description of the steps that can be followed to download NEET OMR sheet:
- Click on the official link (shall be provided here as and when available)
- You will be asked to enter login credentials – application number, password. Once done, click on the ‘login’ button
- Click on ‘OMR challenge’ tab provided on the left side
- Then click on ‘click here to view your OMR answer sheet’ tab to get access to its scanned copy
Challenging NEET OMR sheet
NTA enables candidates to challenge NEET OMR sheet. Once the NEET examination authority uploads the answer key and OMR sheet, aspirants can access them and come up with their own NEET scores and look for errors if any. If there are any errors when the OMR sheet is matched with the answer key, applicants can submit a presentation of the same against the OMR grading which is a chargeable process. The fee for every challenge is one thousand rupees only. To track the status/progress of the challenge, aspirants are required to be updated with the official website as no intimation is sent individually to candidates by the authority. Offline appeals and appeals after set time/date will not be looked into.
The verdict of the board will be final in this matter. No additional communication after the last date will be taken into consideration. Only the complete and valid requests are accepted online with the payment, within the mandatory time frame, which will be scrutinized.
An applicant manual for this purpose is obtainable at the official website.
To access the OMR challenge page, the link to log in will be available in the months of May/June (tentative).
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