NEET 2021: NTA to release official answer key soon

NEET-UG 2021 official answer key will be released soon by the NTA on the official website.

NEET 2021: NTA to release official answer key soon
Team Careers360 | Sep 25, 2021 - 2:07 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: National Testing Agency (NTA) has concluded the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG 2021) on September 12, 2021. Many reputed private institutes have already released their answer key for NEET 2021. However medical aspirants are eagerly waiting for the official answer key of NEET 2021.

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NTA will release the NEET answer key soon on the official website, neet.nta.nic.in. Once the NEET 2021 official answer key will be available, candidates should cross-check their answers. After verifying the answer from the NEET official answer key 2021, students are advised to calculate their score as per the marking scheme.

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How to download NEET 2021 answer key

Candidates are advised to follow the below-mentioned steps to download the official NEET answer key 2021 PDF.

  • Visit the official website at neet.nta.nic.in.

  • Click on the link ‘NEET 2021 provisional answer key tab’.

  • Code option will appear on the screen.

  • Select it as per the student’s code and slot.

  • NEET answer key will be displayed on the screen.

  • Click on the download tab and download the pdf.

  • Cross-check their answer and keep the pdf save for future reference.

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NEET answer key 2021: Process to calculate scores

As per the NTA NEET 2021 marking scheme, each correct answer will be awarded four marks and each incorrect answer will deduct one mark. Once the students verify their answer, they should calculate their score as per the below mentioned formula.

Formula to calculate NEET score

NEET scores = total correct answers X 4 - total wrong answers X 1


Students should count the total correct and incorrect answers, after that multiply total correct answers by 4 and total wrong answers by 1. And subtract the total wrong attempts from the total correct answers and you will get the NEET expected score.

What after NEET answer key 2021?

After the release of the answer key, NTA will release the NEET OMR sheet which will display the answers marked by the students in the exam. Candidates can match their marked answers with the answer key. Later, NEET 2021 result will be announced along with the cutoff. Before the result, NEET phase 2 registration will begin to ensure that candidate data is submitted quickly and safely.

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