The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be releasing the NEET Answer Key 2023 online on their official website that is neet.nta.nic.in. The Official NEET 2023 Answer Key is released about one or two weeks after the day of examination whereas many coaching institutes release the unofficial NEET Answer Key 2023 in one or two days from the day of examination.
It contains the answers of every question asked in the NEET paper 2023. With the help of the NEET Answer Key 2023, candidates can calculate their approximate marks they will score in the paper and on the basis of it, they can plan further.
NEET 2023 Answer Key Important Dates
Candidates can check the tentative dates related to the release of the NEET Answer Key 2023 in the table given below:
|NEET Exam Date 2023||First week of May 2023|
|NEET Answer Key 2023 – Unofficial||First week of May 2023|
|NEET Answer Key 2023 – Official||Second week of May 2023|
|Release of NEET OMR Sheet 2023||Second week of May 2023|
|Last date to challenge NEET Answer Key||Third Week of May 2023|
|Final NEET 2023 Answer Key||Fourth Week of May 2023|
How to download Official NEET Answer Key 2023?
Candidates appearing for NEET 2023 can check and follow the procedure given below to download the Official NEET 2023 Answer Key from the website of NTA.
- Visit the official website of NEET NTA that is neet.nta.nic.in.
- On the homepage, locate the Latest Updates Section and search for the NEET 2023 Answer Key link.
- Click on the link.
- The NEET Answer Key 2023 will appear on the screen in the form of a PDF.
- Search for the desired question paper code and check the answers mentioned.
- Save the PDF for reference in the future.
How to use the NEET 2023 Answer Key to calculate the estimated NEET score?
Students can use the NTA NEET 2023 Answer key in order to calculate their estimated score and compare it with NEET cutoff 2023. Students can refer to the marking scheme given in the table below and follow the steps mentioned to calculate their estimated score:
- Download the Official NEET Answer Key 2023 from NTA’s website.
- Start matching the answers mentioned in the PDF with what is marked by the candidate.
- Calculate the number of questions answered correctly, number of questions answered incorrectly and number of questions left unanswered.
- Based on this data, use the formula mentioned to calculate the estimated NEET score.
Total NEET Score = (Number of questions answered correctly x 4) – (Number of questions marked incorrect x 1)
NEET Marking Scheme 2023
|Total number of questions||200 ( out of which 180 needs to be attempted )|
|Time allotted||3 Hours|
|Marks for each correct answer||+4|
|Marks for each incorrect answer||-1|
|Marks for unattempted question||0|
How to challenge NEET Official Answer Key 2023?
If the candidate feels that there is any answer marked incorrect in the NEET 2023 Answer Key provided by NTA by paying Rs 1000 for every answer to be challenged, then they can challenge the answer key within the time slot given by NTA for the same.
After receiving the challenges, the NTA experts will be rechecking those questions and the final NEET 2023 Answer key will be released after all the queries are solved.
Find the procedure of challenging the NEET 2023 Answer key given below:
- Visit the official website of NEET NTA.
- On the homepage, find the link mentioning Challenging NEET Answer Key 2023.
- Click on it.
- On the redirected page, candidates need to login using their NEET 2023 registration number and password.
- Click on the “Apply for key challenge” tab.
- Select the desired question paper code.
- The NEET 2023 Question paper along with the answer column will appear.
- Select the question which has to be challenged and select the answer which the candidate thinks to be correct.
- After all the questions are selected, click on Submit.
- Now, the website will redirect to the payment gateway where the challenging fees will be paid.
- The Key Challenge receipt will appear in the form of PDF.
- Save this PDF for further reference.
Also read NEET 2022 Admit Card Download
FAQs Related to NEET Exam Solution 2023
Can we challenge the revised NEET answer Key 2023 released by NTA?
No, candidates cannot re-challenge the NEET 2023 Answer Key after it has been revised and the final Answer key is uploaded on the website.
Are the unofficial NEET Answer Keys 2023 trustworthy to calculate the estimated marks?
Generally, the unofficial NEET 2023 Answer Key is released by professional institutes, so the scope of mistake is very less, but still it’s advisable to only use the official NEET Answer key for calculation of marks to avoid any confusion in the future.