NEET 2021 answer key: Know how to calculate expected scores

NTA will release NEET 2021 official answer key on neet.nta.nic.in. With the answer key PDF, aspirants will be able to check their NEET 2021 scores

NEET 2021 answer key: Know how to calculate expected scores
Sonia Vats | Sep 25, 2021 - 9:30 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the official answer keys of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for all codes on neet.nta.nic.in soon. The answer keys of NEET 2021 will be released in PDF format mentioning the correct responses of every answer. NEET UG 2021 was conducted on September 12 in pen and paper-based mode.

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Candidates who appeared in the medical exam will be able to check their NEET 2021 expected marks with the help of the official answer key released by NTA. Students are advised to read further to know how to calculate NEET 2021 expected scores using answer keys.
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How to calculate expected scores using NEET answer key 2021

Given below is the method to calculate NEET UG scores using answer keys released by NTA,

  • Jot down the answer key, as well as, question paper code while tallying. Details of the question paper set and language of the answer key are mentioned on the top of the answer key and OMR sheet.

  • Count your correct answers, record the same and multiply it by 4

  • Thereafter, count your incorrect answers, record the same and multiply it by 1

  • Next, use the following to reach the final NEET scores. The formula mentioned below will be used to calculate the scores secured in NEET-UG 2021.

NEET 2021 scores = [4*(Number of Correct Responses)] – [1*(Number of Incorrect Responses)]

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How to challenge the NEET answer key 2021

After calculating NEET 2021 scores, any aspirant who wishes to challenge any answer key can do the same by paying Rs 1000 per question. It is to be noted that the fee to challenge NEET-UG 2021 answer key is non-refundable. 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.

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