NEET 2018 Official Answer Key was released by CBSE. Candidates could challenge NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE from May 25 to 27, 2018. Last date to view NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE and challenge it at cbseneet.nic.in was May 27, 2018 (5 PM). Candidates could check answer key and challenge it online within these 36 hours.Now option to challenge is over, however you can check code-wise answer keys we have provided as per CBSE. CBSE will consider all challenges and finalize answers before declaration of result of NEET 2018. Decision of the board for NEET Official Answer Key final answers shall be final and binding. Check here NEET 2018 Official Answer Key and know all other details about it such as date, how to challenge, bonus marks and other information.

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Latest: NEET 2018 Official Answer Key was released as per schedule. Now CBSE will announce NEET 2018 Result.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the NEET 2018 Official Answer Key. The answer key was available for three days at the official website, which is, cbseneet.nic.in. Now, we have provided it in table format for future reference on our pages. With the help of answer key, you can cross check your answer and calculate the probable score. Important dates for release of NEET Answer Key by CBSE and related events are given below.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key Important Dates
Release of NEET Answer Key by CBSE 25 May 2018
Publishing of OMR Answer Sheet 25 May 2018
Last date to raise Objections in the NEET 2018 Official Answer Key 27 May 2018 (5 PM)
Declaration of NEET 2018 Result 05 Jun 2018

Candidates have to log in check answer keys and challenge them.

Check Here: To check and challenge NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE, click here.

You could login to check answer key and challenge them there only. Process for that, is explained in this video:

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key – Notice

CBSE released the notification stating date of availability of NEET Official Answer Key. It also tells last date to check it and challenge it. Read it below.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key (Released) – Check NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE

The notice says

The Central Board of Secondary Education will display the following of the candidates who had appeared in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG), 2018.:-

  1. The Answer Key
  2. Images of OMR and Responses to the questions marked by the candidates
  3. Test Booklet Code of the candidates

The Candidates can check the Answer Key, scanned Images of their OMR Sheet and Responses and the Test Booklet Code by logging into their account using their user ID (Registration No.) and Password on NEET website as per schedule given below:

The candidates willing to challenge the Answer Key, OMR grading of their OMR Sheet and Test Booklet Code may do so by paying processing charges of Rs 1000/- per Answer Key / per response / Test Booklet Code.

Only online challenges within due period as mentioned above and with processing charges will be considered. Processing charges are non refundable.

The decision of the CBSE in the matter shall be final.

Click here to download the notification.

NEET 2018 Official Answer Key: Download Here

You can download all answer keys from here, as per above schedule.

NEET 2018 Code NEET 2018 Official Answer Key
AA Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code AA
BB Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code BB
CC Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code CC
DD Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code DD
EE Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code EE
FF Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code FF
GG Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code GG
HH Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code HH
KK Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code KK
LL Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code LL
MM Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code MM
NN Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code NN
PP Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code PP
QQ Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code QQ
RR Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code RR
SS Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code SS
WW Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code WW
XX Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code XX
YY Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code YY
ZZ Click here for NEET 2018 Official Answer Key of Code ZZ

If there were only four or five sets

How To Download NEET 2018 Official Answer Key?

The candidates can download answer keys 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.

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

How To Challenge NEET 2018 Answer Key by CBSE?

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 Official 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).

NEET Official Answer Key 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 (Released) – Check 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.


NEET Official Answer Key Archives

You can also take a look at the previous 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.

Set/ Code Name Question Paper Answer Key
A Click Here Click Here
B Click Here Click Here
C Click Here Click Here
D Click Here Click Here
P Click Here Click Here
Q Click Here Click Here
R Click Here Click Here
S Click Here Click Here
W Click Here Click Here
X Click Here Click Here
Y Click Here Click Here
Z Click Here Click Here

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