National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the NEET 2020 answer key for all sets E1, E2, E3, E4, E5, E6, F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, G1, G2, G3, G4, G5, G6, H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6 at ntaneet.nic.in today, on September 26, 2020. All the students who appeared in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG) held on September 13, 2020 can check the official answer key now.
The official answer key of NEET 2020 exam has been released in the form of a PDF file. No login is required to download it. One can simply go to ntaneet.nic.in, and click the link “PUBLIC NOTICE: NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST (UG) – 2020 ANSWER KEY” to download it.
It may however be noted that as of now only the answer key has been released. Neither has the OMR sheet been displayed. Nor have challenges been invited yet.
In the notification on answer key release, NTA says the following.
“The NEET (UG) – 2020 has been conducted throughout the country on 13 September 2020. National Testing Agency is now uploading the Advance Answer Keys for candidates for all the sets (E1- E6, F1- F6, G1-G6, H1-H6) for their information. The candidates are advised to go through the same and keep themselves ready for challenges of the Draft Answer Keys which will be published shortly. Please note that this Public Notice is not for inviting challenge of the keys which will be done later on, and for that proper notice will be issued. Therefore, kindly do not email your responses or clarification regarding the Keys and please wait for the process of raising challenges for the same. The candidates are advised to keep visiting ntaneet.nic.in and www.nta.ac.in for latest updates.”
Last year NTA had conducted NEET exam on May 5 and May 20. In that year the answer key was released on May 29, and answer key challenge was also opened on the same day. Candidates were allowed to submit challenges from then to June 1. The OMR sheets were displayed on May 31 at candidate login. OMR sheet was displayed as scanned images of the candidates’ OMR sheets containing the answers marked by them. Candidates were then allowed to submit challenges to OMR sheet from May 31 to June 2.
Recently NTA also reopened the facility for form correction in NEET 2020 application form. Whereas the window opened on September 23, 2020, the last date to access it is September 30, 2020.
Window for answer key challenge, display of OMR sheet and challenges of the same will be available shortly at ntaneet.nic.in. NTA has also provided helplines for the exam to be 8700028512, 8178359845, 9650173668, 9599676953, 8882356803.