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NEET 2018 Answer Key

NEET 2018 Answer Key will be published on 6 May 2018 by leading coaching institutes i.e. Aakash, Allen Kota, Resonance etc. The answer key is released within 3-4 hours after the exam is conducted and will be available code wise. NEET UG 2018 answer key will contain answers to all the questions asked in the entrance test. The candidates can calculate their probable scores using NEET answer key. To evaluate scores, aspirants have to match their response with the answer key provided by these institutes.Aspirants can download NEET answer key 2018 by coaching centres from this page. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the official NEET 2018 Answer Key in the last week of May. The link to download the official answer key will be available on this page as soon as CBSE will release it.The answer key of NEET 2018 will be available for all the codes of question papers – A/P/W, B/Q/X, C/R/Y and D/S/Z. 

  • Candidates will be given an opportunity to challenge the official answer key of NEET 2018.
  • To challenge NEET UG 2018 answer key, 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 a revised NEET answer key 2018.

NEET OMR Sheet - Download Here

NEET 2018 Answer Key Dates

The answer key of NEET 2018 by leading private institutes will be released on the day of the exam. However, the NEET 2018 Official Answer Key will be available by the last week of 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 official answer key & OMR sheet

Last week of May 2018

NEET Result 2018

5 June 2018


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 Answer Key 2018

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 – A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y and Z.

NEET Answer Key by Coaching Institutes

Name of institute

Link to download

NEET 2018 Answer Key Aakash

Available Soon

NEET 2018 Answer Key Allen

Available Soon

NEET 2018 Answer Key Resonance

Available Soon


How to Calculate Scores using NEET Answer Key 2018?

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 UG 2018 Official Answer Key

The official answer key of NEET 2018 will be released by CBSE and the link for the same will be provided on this page as it will be published. Before the publication of NEET 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 scores to be secured in the entrance examination.

Challenge official NEET Answer Key 2018

Candidates can raise an objection to the answers provided in the answer key. If they feel is incorrect. To challenge an answer, aspirants have to fill an objection form and have to pay Rs. 1000 for 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 will be provided on this page and then enter the registration number and password
  • STEP 2 - The candidates should then 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 - Now 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 2018 Question Papers

There will be mainly 12 codes of NEET question papers which are – A/P/W, B/Q/X, C/R/Y and D/S/Z. The question papers of NEET 2018 will be 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 will depend upon the choice of language chosen by the candidate while filling NEET application form.

  • Candidates who opt for English language question paper will be given NEET 2018 question paper in English language only.
  • For those who have chosen any other language than English will be provided with bilingual test booklet of NEET 2018, in which one language is the selected one and other being Englis
  • The question paper of NEET 2018 will contain 180 MCQs, which will be 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 is to be conducted in 150 exam centres

What after NEET Answer Key 2018?

Once NEET answer key will be published, the authority will release the NEET OMR Sheet and will 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


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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