The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the NEET 2018 Official Answer Key. The answer key shall be available in the Fourth week of May 2018 at the exam official website, which is, cbseneet.nic.in. With the help of answer key, you can cross check your answer and calculate the probable score. The CBSE also gives the facility to the candidates to challenge it, if there is any error. The challenges must be submitted online along with which you need to submit the relevant for the objection raised.

Many curious minds after the exam will be looking for the answer key. However, before the NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE is release, you will get the unofficial answer key which is released by various Coaching Institutes such as Allen, Aakash, Resonance, Career Launcher, etc. Check more details regarding the NEET 2018 Official Answer Key from the page below.

Important Dates For NEET 2018 Official Answer Key

The CBSE has not yet announced any date for releasing the answer key. However, considering the previous year trends, it can be expected that the schedule for NEET Official Answer Key shall be as given in the table below.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key Important Dates
Release of NEET Answer Key by CBSE 04th week of May 2018
Publishing of OMR Answer Sheet 04th week of May 2018
Last date to raise Objections in the NEET 2018 Answer Key 01st week of Jun 2018
Declaration of NEET 2018 Result 05 Jun 2018

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key

The candidates can get the NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE at cbseneet.nic.in. Also, keep visiting this page for more updates on the answer key.

Last year, over 11,38,889 candidates registered for the exam, of which 10,90,085 appeared and 6,11,539 qualified. Out of the successful candidates, 2,66,221 were boys and 3,45,313 girls. Five of the eight from the transgender category cleared the exam

How To Download NEET 2018 Answer Key?

The candidates can download their NEET 2018 Answer Key by following the steps as given below:

Step 1: Click on the link which will be provided on this page as and when the answer key is released by CBSE.

Step 2: Next, enter the Candidate Login details, Registration Number, and Password.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key /  NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE

Step 3: Download the Answer Key for your respective set and start cross-checking answers.

What is the Set Name/ Code in NEET 2018 Question Paper?

The set name/ code for NEET 2018 will be A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y, Z.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key Download

Here you will get both question paper and answer key for NEET 2018 for all the sets:

Set Code NEET 2018 Answer Key NEET 2018 Question Paper
Set A, P, W
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set A
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set P
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set W
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set A
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set P
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set W
Set B, Q, X
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set B
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set Q
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set X
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set B
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set Q
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set X
Set C, R, Y
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set C
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set R
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set Y
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set C
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set R
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set Y
Set D, S, Z
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set D
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set S
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Answer Key for Set Z
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set D
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set S
  • Click Here to download NEET 2018 Question Paper for Set Z

How To Get NEET 2018 Answer Key If Forgot Login Detail?

The answer key for NEET 2018 will be available online and can be accessed through candidate login only. If you do not remember your Registration Number/ Password, you can retrieve it by simply following the instructions as given below.

  • Click Here to get your Registration Number
  • Click Here to retrieve Password

How to get your NEET 2018 Registration Number?

  1. Firstly, click on the link which is given above for retrieving your Registration Number.
  2. Then you have to enter details such as your name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Category. NEET 2018 Official Answer Key /  NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE
  3. Click on “Submit” button.
  4. Your Registration Number will be sent to your registered email id.

How to retrieve NEET 2018 Password?

You can get your NEET 2018 Password by choosing any of the three options:

  1. Click on the link which is given above to get your password.
  2. Next, you will see three (03) options by which you can retrieve your password.

Option 1: Through OTP

  • Enter your Registration Number, your Name, and Date of Birth and submit these details. NEET 2018 Official Answer Key /  NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE

Option 2: Through Security Question

  • Enter your Registration Number, your Name, Date of Birth, Security Question and its answer.
  • Submit these details and you will get your password.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key /  NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE

Option 3: Forget Mobile Number and Email ID

  • Enter the Registration  Number, Name, Date of Birth, Father Name & Mother Name.
  • Submit these details.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key /  NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE

How To Challenge NEET 2018 Official Answer Key?

If you have any doubt in the NEET 2018 Answer Key released by CBSE, you can challenge the answer key. The objection(s), if there is any in the answer key should be submitted as per the instructions given below.

Step 1: Click on the link which will be updated above when the answer key releases.

Step 2: Click on the link for Answer Key and OMR challenge.

Step 3: then you have to enter your login details, Registration Number, and Password.

Step 4: Pay an amount of Rs. 1000/- per challenge by using Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

Step 5: Submit the challenges and the required proof for it.

Calculate Marks Using the NEET 2018 Answer Key

The candidates need to calculate marks as per the marking scheme prescribed by CBSE. Add or deduct marks as per the scheme given below.

Components Marking Scheme
Correct Answer +4 marks
Incorrect Answer -1 marks
More than one answer marked for a question, even if one of them happens to be correct -1 marks
No answer is marked 0 marks

Formula for Calculating Score 

NEET 2018 Score = Total number of correct answers x 4 – Total number of incorrect answers x 1

NEET 2018 Result

The CBSE will announce the result for NEET 2018 on June 05, 2018 at cbseneet.nic.in. The candidates must obtain the qualifying percentile to be considered as “Qualified”. The candidates should have 50th Percentile to qualify the exam. However, it is 40th Percentile for OBC/SC/ST category. Whereas, for UR- PH candidates, the qualifying percentile is 45th (40th Percentile in case of SC/ST/OBC-PH).

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Will I get a refund on the fee submitted, if the objection I raised happens to be correct?

A. No, you the amount you submitted for the challenge a question in the answer key will not be refunded. It has been specified by CBSE in its FAQ section.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key /  NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE

Q. Will I get an SMS or Email if the challenge I submitted is accepted or not?

A. The CBSE has specified in its information brochure that no individual candidate will be informed about the acceptance/non-acceptance of his/her challenge.

Q. Is there any provision for re-checking of answer sheet?

A. No, there is no such provision.

Q. Does the CBSE releases the final answer key also?

A. No, the CBSE shall not release the final answer key for NEET 2018. After the objections have been submitted, the changes will be done and on the basis of that NEET 2018 Result will be announced.


Since the official answer key for NEET 2018 is not announced, you can take a look at the previosu year answer key and question paper. Those who are preparing for NEET 2019 should download these question paper and answer key as it will help them in their preparation.

NEET 2017 Official Answer And Question Paper

Set/ Code Name 2017 Question Paper 2017 Answer Key
A Click Here to download for NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code A Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code A
B Click Here to download for NEET2017 Question Paper for Code B Click Here to download for NEET Code B
C Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code C Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code C
D Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code D Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code D
P Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code P Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code P
Q Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code Q Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code Q
R Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code R Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code R
S Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code S Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code S
W Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code W Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code W
X Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code X Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code X
Y Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code Y Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code Y
Z Click Here to download NEET 2017 Question Paper for Code Z Click Here to download NEET 2017 Answer Key for Code Z

NEET 2016 Question Paper and Answer Key  

NEET Question Paper PDF  NEET Answer Key
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set A/P/W  Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set B/Q/X  Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set C/R/Y  Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set D/S/Z  Click Here

Question paper with Answer Key of NEET (II) 2016 exam is given below.

 NEET Question Paper PDF  NEET Answer Key
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set AA  Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set BB  Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set CC  Click Here
 NEET 2016 Question Paper – Set DD  Click Here

If you have any queries on NEET 2018 Answer Key, please ask in the comments section below or at discussion forum.

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