NEET 2020 Answer Key: Check NTA NEET Paper & Key

This article consists of complete information about NEET Answer key 2020 including the tentative dates, steps to download the answer key and the procedure to challenge it with some additional information which is important to know for every NEET 2020 aspirant.

NEET 2020 Question Paper and Answer Key will be released through online mode along with their answer key by NTA on its official website. Answer Key is available in the PDF format. Just after the few hours of the examination, many top coaching institutes like Allen, Resonance and many more release answer keys for students. But the answer key released by NTA takes up the utmost importance and preference.

NEET 2020 Answer Key

NEET 2020 Aspirants can read this page about NEET 2020 Answer Key to know the steps to download the NEET Answer Key, how to use the answer key to calculate the tentative marks and other important details regarding the answer key of NEET 2020.

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NEET 2020 Dates
Notification Date
NEET 2020 Application Form will be available from 2 December 2019
Last date to apply online 31 December 2019
NEET 2020 application form correction First week of Jan 2020
Download NEET 2020 Admit Card 27 March 2020
NTA will release NEET Answer Key 2020 Second Week of May 2020
Answer Key Objection Date Third Week of May 2020
Candidates can submit discrepancies / wrong questions of NEET 2020 to NTA Last Week of May 2020
NEET 2020 Result declaration with score and All India Rank 4 June 2020

Answer Key: The NEET 2020 Answer Key can be downloaded from the

Candidates can check OMR Answer Sheet, Responses and Answer Key by logging into their accounts using User ID ( registration number) and Password.

Steps to Download the Answer Key

• Visit the official website.
• Click on “Answer Key” link given in the Downloads section.
• The Answer key appears in the PDF format.
• Download it for further use.

How to Challenge the Answer Key?

In case of any discrepancies, candidates can challenge the answer key. Those willing to challenge the OMR Answer Sheet, Responses and Answer Key, have to pay fee per question.

Candidates can challenge the scanned Images of OMR Sheet and Answer Keys through candidate login by using their user ID ( Registration number) and Password. The fee is refunded to the candidate if the challenge is accepted by NTA. It must be noted that NTA doesn’t accept any application after the release of the final answer key.

Candidates can challenge the answer key by following these steps;

  • Visit the official link.
  • Click on the link.
  • A website page will appear.
  • Now, click on “Candidate Login”.
  • Fill your “Registration Number” and “Password”.
  • Now, click on “Answer Key Challenge” and select answer booklet code.
  • Select question for a challenge and then click on submit button.
  • Select your answer and given comments/justifications for the answer.
  • Then, click on “Confirm” and pay the fees for challenging answer key.
  • Pay the fees by using a debit/credit card.
  • Take a print out of confirmation slip for further references.

How to Calculate NEET Scores?

Candidates can calculate their scores by knowing the crux of the marking scheme. The exam is conducted of 720 marks in total. 4 marks are given for every correct answer whereas 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect one.

  • Correct Answer : +4
  • Wrong Answer : -1
  • No Answer : 0
  • More than one answer : 0

The formula to calculate the NEET score is;
NEET Score = ( Total number of Correct answers × 4) – ( Total number of Incorrect answers × -1)

Mostly Frequently Asked Questions

Can a candidate challenge the final answer key ?

No. A candidate can only challenge the answer key till a due date. No applications are considered after it.

Does a Candidate get refund in case of unacceptance of the challenge ?

No. A candidate only gets refund when the challenge is accepted by the NTA.

How many answer keys are released officially?

Number of answer keys are equal to the number of sets of question paper.

Can an Answer Key of a top coaching Institute preferred over NTA’s ?

Many Coaching Institutes of top order release their answer keys after the exam which students can refer to but the only preferred answer key is that released officially by NTA.

About NEET

National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) is a national level medical entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) since 2019. It’s one among the top five toughest entrance exams held in India. With the aim of providing admissions to thousands of students in MBBS, BDS (dental) and AYUSH courses, it takes place in the month of May every year.

NEET 2020 Cut Off will be published along with the result. A candidate must secure a minimum score to qualify the entrance exam. Candidates will be able to check the cut off via online mode, which will be released by NTA on its official website.

NEET 2020 Counseling will be started from 3rd week of June 2020. It will be conducted through online mode. The 15% All India Quota seats, Deemed Universities/Central Universities/ Seats of ESIC and AFMC including BHU and AMU is conducted by the Medical Council Committee (MCC).

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