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NEET 2018 Answer Key Available - Download NEET Official Answer Key

NEET 2018 Answer Key - CBSE has released the NEET UG OMR sheet and answer key on 25 May 2018. For the convenience of candidates, link to download NEET 2018 answer key is available here. NEET answer key for all the codes i.e. AA/BB/CC/DD, EE/FF/GG/HH, KK/LL/MM/NN, PP/QQ/RR/SS and WW/XX/YY/ZZ are available online only. Also, candidates can challenge their OMR sheets as well as NEET 2018 answer key. Along with the NEET OMR sheet and answer key, the test booklet code is available. After downloading NEET answer key and OMR sheet, candidates can cross check it with their answers and calculate their scores and check the various participating institutes in which they will be granted admission. Know more about NEET 2018 answer key, steps to challenge the OMR and the keys, etc. here. 

The official NEET 2018 answer key is available to challenge the responses for a period of three days. If a candidate finds any error in the NEET official answer key by CBSE, then they can challenge the responses within the stipulated period of time. For challenging NEET 2018 answer key, an aspirant needs to pay an amount of Rs. 1000 per answer key/response/test booklet code in online mode. However, this amount will be refunded if CBSE will accept the challenge. The answer to the challenging question will be changed in NEET 2018 final answer key.

Along with the publication of NEET 2018 answer key, CBSE has also released the images of response sheet. NEET OMR sheet 2018 of the students with the marked responses can also be challenged by the candidates. For challenging NEET 2018 OMR sheet, aspirants need to pay Rs. 1000 per question. CBSE will declare NEET 2018 result after the release of OMR sheet and answer key. NEET result 2018 will be announced on or before 5 June. 

Latest Update: NEET 2018 Answer Key - Download Here


NEET 2018 Answer Key: Highlights

  • A total of 13,26,725 registrations have been received by CBSE for NEET 2018
  • CBSE NEET 2018 official answer key was published on 25 May 2018
  • Candidates are given an opportunity to challenge the official answer key of NEET 2018
  • NEET answer key challenge procedure: Aspirants have to pay Rs. 1000 for per answer, which will be refunded if the challenge is accepted by the board.
  • After considering the challenges, the authority will also release revised NEET answer key 2018.

NEET OMR Sheet - Download Here

NEET 2018 Question Paper - Download for all codes

NEET 2018 Answer Key Dates

The answer key of NEET 2018 by leading private institutes was released on the day of the exam. However, the NEET 2018 Official Answer Key will be available on 25 May 2018. Check the important dates for NEET answer key 2018 below.

NEET Answer Key events

Important Dates

NEET 2018 Exam Date

6 May 2018

Unofficial NEET 2018 answer key 

6 May 2018

Publication of NEET 2018 official answer key & OMR sheet

25 May - 27 May 2018 (5 PM)

NEET Result 2018

5 June 2018


NEET 2018 Official Answer Key by CBSE

The official answer key of NEET 2018 was released by CBSE and the link for the same is provided on this page. Along with the publication of NEET official answer key, the conducting body will also release the OMR sheet/responses. The images of responses (OMR sheet) and answer key will help aspirants to calculate their approximate NEET scores.

NEET Answer Key Challenge 2018 

Candidates can raise an objection to the answers provided in the answer key if they find any incorrect answer. To challenge neet answer key, aspirants have to fill an objection form and have to pay Rs. 1000 per question. The payment for challenging per solution in NEET answer key 2018 can be done in online mode. The step-wise procedure to challenge NEET 2018 answer key has been provided below.

  • STEP 1 - The link to challenge NEET official answer key is be provided on this page and then enter the registration number and password
  • STEP 2 - Click on the ‘Key Challenge’ tab and select the ‘Test Booklet code’
  • STEP 3 - Select the question for the challenge and click on ‘submit’ and then select the answer you want to challenge
  • STEP 4 - Click on ‘confirm’ button and pay the requisite amount of money for challenging an answer in the key. The amount can be paid in online mode through credit/debit cards. For every challenge, Rs. 1000 must be paid.
  • STEP 5 - Take the printout of the confirmation slip indicating the successful payment and the details of the answers which were challenged.

NEET Answer Key Steps


How to Calculate Scores using NEET 2018 Answer Key?

Candidates can use the answer key for evaluation of expected NEET scores. For calculation of probable scores, aspirants can match their marked answers with the solutions given in the answer key of NEET 2018. Before the evaluation process, aspirants should be aware of correct marking scheme. In case, if an aspirant forgets the marking, h/she can use the formula mentioned below for the calculation of NEET scores.

Formula - (Total marks = (Number of correct answers X 4) –
(number of incorrect answers X 1)

Evaluate NEET 2018 Answer Key using marking Scheme


NEET marking scheme 2018

Correct answers

+4 marks will be awarded for each correct response

Incorrect answers

-1 mark will be deducted for a wrong attempt

Unanswered questions

No marks will be allotted for questions not answered


NEET 2018 Answer Key - Points to remember

Following are the points which candidates must remember while calculating scores through unofficial NEET answer key.

  • Unofficial answer key - Aspirants are suggested to mark their correct answer as (√) on the question paper. With the help of marking the answer, candidates will be able to cross-check their answers with the solution given in NEET answer key.
  • NEET official answer key - For evaluation of expected scores, CBSE will release the official answer key. Before it, the authority will also publish the images of OMR sheet for aspirants to calculate their scores.
  • Aspirants must match the code and language of the answer key with their question paper. It is advised to check the code/language of their question paper and answer key for valid calculation.
  • The evaluation of marks must be done carefully. In case of any distraction, the probable scores calculated by aspirants can be incorrect.
  • NEET 2018 question paper will contain 180 multiple choice questions (MCQs). Four options will be given for every question and the only option is correct. If there is more than one option marked, the answer will be considered incorrect.

NEET 2018 Question Papers

There were 20 codes of NEET question papers which are – ABCD, EFGH, KLMN, PQRS, and WXYZ. The question papers of NEET 2018 are available in 11 languages including Hindi, English, Urdu, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Oriya, Tamil and Telugu. The language of question paper given to candidate depends upon the choice of language chosen by the candidate while filling NEET application form.

  • Candidates who opt for English language question paper were given NEET 2018 question paper in English language only.
  • For those who have chosen any other language than English were provided with bilingual test booklet of NEET 2018, in which one language is the selected one and other being English
  • The question paper of NEET 2018 had 180 MCQs, which was conducted for 720 marks. NEET question papers include questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology).
  • Only 3 hours are allotted to complete the entrance test. This year, NEET 2018 was conducted in 2255 exam centres in 136 cities in India.

NEET 2018 Statistics

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released the statistics of NEET UG 2018. In the year 2018, a total of 13,26,725 registrations for NEET have been received by CBSE. Of which female candidates were more as compared to males. Check NEET statistics 2018 below.


Number of candidates

Candidates registered




NEET exam centres


Male aspirants


Female aspirants




Total Indian Registrations


Number of Overseas Applicants










What after NEET 2018 Answer Key?

Once NEET answer key will be published, the authority will release the announce the result on 5 June 2018. To download NEET result, aspirants must enter registration number, date of birth and security pin. NEET 2018 result will display name of candidates, father and mother’s name, roll number, date of birth, subject-wise and total marks obtained and percentile score. Along with that, it will also display All India Rank, NEET cut off scores to qualify the test and cut off for 15% All India Quota.

NEET 2018 Cut off

The cut off of NEET 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks which must be secured by aspirants to pass the test. NEET 2018 cut off marks to qualify the test will be declared along with the result on 5 June. Besides that, the cutoff scores to be eligible for 15% All India Quota seats will also be available. As per the official notification, candidates belonging to General category must secure 50 percentile to pass the test, while that for SC/ST and OBC aspirants, it is 40 percentile. The percentile will be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list of NEET 2018. Until then, aspirants can check the previous year cut off of NEET in the table below.


NEET Qualifying Cut off

NEET Cut off marks


50 percentile



45 percentile



40 percentile



40 percentile



40 percentile



40 percentile



40 percentile



40 percentile


NEET 2018 Answer Key - Check Unofficial Key Online

Since the official answer key will be released by CBSE after few days of the exam; thus, candidates can check NEET answer key by coaching centres on the day of the exam. Several coaching institutes like Allen Kota, FIITJEE, Aakash Institute, Resonance and others will publish NEET 2018 answer key for aspirants. With the help of unofficial NEET answer key 2018; candidates can evaluate their probable marks.

Procedure to download Unofficial NEET 2018 Answer Key

The answer key of NEET 2018 by coaching institutes will be released just after the examination. Candidates can download the unofficial answer key by using the following steps:

  • Click on the link provided in the table below to download NEET 2018 answer key. (The link will be available as soon as the institutes will release it.)
  • The answer key will be published in the form of PDF for mainly 12 codes – EE, FF, GG, HH, II, JJ, KK, LL, MM, NN, OO, PP, QQ, RR, SS, TT. 

NEET 2018 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes (Available Now)

Candidates can download NEET answer key 2018 released by various coaching institutes from this table.

Name of institute

Link to download Answer Key, Solution

NEET 2018 Answer Key Aakash

Click here 

NEET 2018 Answer Key Allen

Click here 

NEET 2018 Answer Key Resonance

Click here 

NEET 2018 Answer Key Rao IIT Academy

Click here 

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About NEET
NEET is the only entrance examination for admission to undergraduate medical and dental courses. Only AIIMS and JIPMER are exhibited from NEET ambit and can conduct their entrance examination. NEET 2018 is to be conducted on 6 May.

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