NEET 2022 Answer Key


The NTA (National Testing Agency) conducts NEET every year in India. Many students from India and abroad participate in the examination for admissions in medical courses like MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BVSC & AH. NEET 2022 examination will be conducted on July 17, 2022. NTA will release the answer keys for the NEET 2022 exam shortly after it. The answer keys will include the correct answers for every question so that students can calculate their approximate marks. 


NEET 2022 official Answer Keys are expected to be released by NTA in the first week of September 2022. First, in August 2022, NTA will release the provisional answer keys for NEET 2022 exam along with the OMR sheet responses and the test booklet code. Then, students will get some time to challenge the answers. If a student can prove that the provisional answer keys for NEET 2022 have wrong answers, they can challenge the answer keys. 

NEET 2022 Answer Keys - Important Dates 


NEET 2022 Event 


NEET 2022 Admit Card Release Date

First Week of June 2022

NEET Exam Date


NEET 2022 Answer Keys (Provisional) Release Date

Third week of Aug 2022

NEET 2022 Answer Key (Final) and Result Date

First Week of September 2022

Please note that the release dates for answer keys are just tentative. To know the exact date, candidates must keep checking the official website of NEET. You can also stay tuned to askIITians website for the latest updates on NEET 2022. 

NEET 2022 Answer Keys - How to Check? 


NEET 2022 Answer Keys for every set of question papers will be released on the official site of NTA, Candidates can check the answer keys by following the given instructions:


  • Visit the official website of NEET by NTA
  • Click on the link of NEET answer keys 
  • Download the answer keys 
  • The question number and correct response will be mentioned in the answer key
  • Make sure you download the correct answer key based on your question booklet number/code


One must note that students can also download their response sheet from the official website of NEET by entering their login credentials. NTA will be announcing the dates when students can download their OMR sheets soon after NEET 2022 exam. This way, students can match their answers and calculate their approximate NEET 2022 scores. 


NEET 2022 Answer Keys - How to Challenge the NTA Answer Keys? 


Do you know that you can challenge the NEET provisional answer keys? If you think that the answer provided by NEET for any question on the question paper is wrong, you can challenge the answer key. 


To challenge any answer, candidates have to pay a non-refundable fee of INR 200/- per answer challenged. NTA will provide a specific period when students can submit their challenges. You must check the exact dates once released by NTA. 


Once all the challenges have been lodged by the students, NTA will consider them and if any answer needs to be changed, NTA will make the changes in the answer key and will release the final answer key of NEET 2022 thereafter. 


NTA will not specify or notify any student whose challenged answer is correct and has been accepted by NTA. The final answer keys for NEET 2022 will be considered final. 

How to Calculate NEET 2022 Scores using Answer Key?


Before we explain how to calculate your NEET 2022 scores using NTA answer keys, you must be aware of the marking scheme of NEET 2022. 


NEET 2022 Answer Type 

Marks allotted 

Correct answer 

+4 marks 

Incorrect answer

-1 mark 


More than one answer marked 



NEET candidates can use the answer key provided by NTA to calculate their probable scores in the examination. 


  • Once NTA releases the NEET 2022 answer keys, students can use them to match the answers that they have marked on their OMR sheets. 
  • Students can download their personal responses as well from the NEET account, as mentioned above. 
  • An important thing here is to match the question paper booklet number/code and the answer key that they are using to tally their own answers. 
  • Now, they have to calculate how many questions were answered correctly and how many questions were answered incorrectly. 
  • Then, candidates can calculate their probable scores based on the NEET marking scheme and this formula –


NEET 2022 score = [4*(Number of Correct Responses)] – [1*(Number of Incorrect Responses)]


Calculating your probable NEET scores is beneficial for students as it can further help them in the admissions process. Based on your score, you can get an idea about the colleges you can apply to. 

Candidates can Also Challenge NEET 2022 OMR Sheets Response


Candidates must note that their OMR sheets will also be released by NTA. They can download their response sheets from their NEET accounts. However, if a candidate feels that there is a discrepancy in the OMR sheet, they can challenge it as well. They will have two days to do so, once the OMR sheet is released. 


  • Check whether OMR sheets are provided by NTA or not. 
  • Once the OMR sheets are released, log into your NTA NEET account by entering your registration number and password. 
  • Click and view your OMR sheet from the link given in your account. 
  • You will be redirected to a new page where you can either view your OMR sheet or challenge the OMR responses. 


You will have to pay a non-refundable fee of INR 200/- per question challenged. The NTA will not send any notifications to the candidates whether their challenge has been accepted or not. If there is any change in the OMR sheet, NTA will update it. You must keep checking whether there is any change in your OMR sheet responses as requested by you or not. 

NEET 2022 Answer Keys - Rechecking/ Re-evaluation of Answer Sheets 


There is NO provision by the NTA for rechecking or revaluation of answer sheets. According to the NTA NEET 2022 information bulletin, the machine-gradable OMR answer sheets are evaluated with extreme care and are repeatedly scrutinised. 


NTA does not include a provision for rechecking or revaluation of answer sheets because: 

  • A specific, impartial software is used to evaluate the OMR sheets 
  • NTA allows the candidates to challenge the OMR sheet responses in case of any discrepancies. 


You will find the complete NEET answer key for 2022 on the askIITians website as well. Our experts will also provide detailed explanations for every answer so that you can identify your mistakes and ensure which answers are correct. You can download the answer key and match your answers. We will also update you about the dates and period of challenging the answer keys. 


Candidates can also use our NEET 2022 rank predictor which will help them find their probable rank in NEET 2022. We also provide NEET paper analysis, important questions, stepwise solutions and explanations for the clarity of the candidates. Here are some easy NEET preparation tips for the 2022 exam that will make it much easier for you to study for NEET. 

NEET 2022 Preparation Tips 


Before you read blogs and articles explaining the different tactics to score the best in NEET 2022, take a look at our three simple tips that will bring you the most results. 


1. Follow NCERT books for physics, chemistry and biology

It might seem obvious but not many students do it. Candidates mostly refer to advanced level books for Physics, Chemistry and Biology and forget that they have the best books for NEET 2022 preparation at home. All the concepts, questions and examples given in the NCERT books are very important. 


2. Solve previous year’s questions thoroughly

Previous year's questions are the most important study material for NEET 2022 preparations. These questions help you understand the important topics for NEET, make you familiar with the exam pattern and boost your confidence for the examination. When you can solve the previous year's NEET questions, you will likely be able to solve the NEET 2022 exam correctly. 


3. Revise, revise, and revise 

NEET 2022 aspirants must revise concepts regularly to ensure that they remember the topics in a better way. You must schedule weekly and monthly revisions of NEET topics in a subject-wise manner. You must have started preparing for NEET 2022 a few months ago. Do not think that you will remember the concepts thoroughly until the NEET 2022 exam. Regular revisions will only do the trick and will help you master every topic in detail. 

Frequently Asked Questions


1. When will the official answer keys for NEET 2022 be released? 

The official answer keys for NEET 2022 will be released in September 2022 by NTA on its official website. Students must keep checking the website for the exact date of release of NEET answer keys. 


2. How to challenge the NEET 2022  answer key? 

NTA will provide a window in which candidates can challenge the provisional answer keys. You have to go to the official website of NTA NEET 2022 and submit your challenged answer key. You also have to pay INR 200/- for every answer challenged. 


3. How to calculate NEET 2022 scores? 

Identify the number of correctly answered questions and the number of incorrectly answered questions after checking the NEET 2022 answer keys. Then, apply the formula: NEET 2022 score = [4*(Number of Correct Responses)] – [1*(Number of Incorrect Responses)]


4. Will I be notified if my challenged answer is correct? 

No, NTA will not specify to candidates whether their challenged answer has been accepted or rejected. Students must check the final NEET 2022 answer keys to see if any changes have been made. 


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