NEET 2020 Answer Keys

The conducting body for NEET, the NTA (National Testing Agency) has released the official set of answer keys. NEET 2020 was conducted on 13th September 2020. The question paper of NEET 2020 was provided in 11 different languages.

The NEET question paper was available in different codes, as given below:

  • E series – E1, E2, E3, E4, E5, E6
  • F series – F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6
  • G series – G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6
  • H series – H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6

The answer keys have been released as PDF. Challenges to the answer key are now accepted. One must note that this action is time-bound. The last date inviting challenges (if any) is 29th September 2020 (5 pm). Candidates can refer to this set of answer keys and verify their responses. This enables students to predict their NEET scores.

As per the NEET Marking scheme, 4 marks should be allotted to every correct response, while 1 mark must be deducted for every incorrect response. Explore about NEET answer keys and its step-by-step download process in this post.

The NTA first releases the official preliminary set of answer keys which are open to challenge. Once changes in this preliminary set of answer keys are made and accepted, it is then referred to as the final answer key set. The preparation of this set is the basis for NEET 2020 Results to be formed.

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NEET 2020 Answer Keys – Important Dates

Tabulated below is a list of important events related to NEET 2020 Answer keys.

Events

Corresponding Dates

NEET 2020 Exam date

13th September 2020

NEET 2020 answer keys – release date

26th September 2020

NEET 2020 Answer key – Portal for challenges open

27th September 2020

NEET 2020 Answer key – Last date to submit challenge

29th September 2020

How To Predict NEET Score Using NEET Answer keys?

NEET Answer keys allows candidates to verify and hence predict scores. For this, the marking scheme of NEET should be known.

Highlights of NEET Marking scheme:

  • Add +4 marks for every correct response
  • Deduct 1 mark for every incorrect response
  • No marks to be awarded or deducted if a question is left unattempted
  • No marks to be awarded or deducted if more than one circle is bubbled

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Stepwise Procedure to Download NEET 2020 Answer Keys

The NTA has released the official set of answer keys on its official website in the form of PDF. The steps to download NEET answer keys are:

  • Visit the official website for NEET
  • Click on the link flashing download NEET answer keys
  • Screen displays PDF
  • Locate your code of question paper as answer keys for all codes of E, F, G and H series are available
  • Tally your responses with answer keys provided
  • Predict your score

How To Calculate NEET Score Using Formula?

To find out your NEET score, after tallying and verifying from the official set of preliminary answer keys, you may use the formula given below:

NEET 2020 Score = [{4 * Number of correct responses} – {1 * Number of incorrect responses}]

Challenging NEET 2020 Answer Keys – Procedure

Candidates can now access the official set of answer keys and tally with their responses to predict a probable score. In case of any disparity, the same can be challenged. For the same, INR 1000/- is applicable per challenge. The portal is open to accepting challenges from 27th September 2020. The last date for the same is 29th September 2020 (5pm). Hurry up!

Step-by-step process to challenge the official answer keys for NEET 2020 is as explained below:

  • Visit the official website
  • Login using your credentials – application number along with password
  • Locate the option, “Apply for key challenge” under the Key challenge tab provided on the left-hand side
  • Opt for your respective question paper code
  • Screen displays 4 columns –
  • Select Question(s) to be challenged
  • Answer as per NTA
  • Suggested Answer(s) by the candidate
  • Remarks
  • Pick your question to be challenged from the first column, tick the box
  • Once ticked, the third column “Suggested Answer(s) by the candidate” displays 4 options
  • You may pick 1 or more than one option ID provided in the columns by ticking the checkbox if it has to be challenged
  • After challenging questions and selecting desired options, submit to move to the next page
  • Screen displays a summary of your desired challenges
  • Select the “Final submit” tab
  • Make the payment as shown on the screen. Select “Go for payment”
  • Choose your mode of payment and carry out the transaction, viz via Credit/Debit card/Net banking
  • Rupees 1000/- is charged per challenge
  • Once payment is successful, take a printout of the receipt
  • Your fee will be refunded if your challenge is found to be correct

This was a brief on NEET 2020 Answer keys, its important dates and step-by-step instructions to download NEET 2020 Answer keys. For more information on NEET 2020, stay with us at NEET BYJU’S.

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