Published: 06th October 2020
NTA releases NEET 2020 OMR sheets: Here's what you need to do to raise objections in case of discrepancy
Despite the ongoing pandemic crisis, 85 per cent candidates appeared for NEET 2020 on September 13 with safety protocols in place at the examination centres all over India
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the OMR sheets of NEET 2020 on the official website www.ntaneet.ac.in. Candidates can now match the answers from the OMR sheets with the answer keys provided for all the subjects — Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany and Zoology) are available on the website. Candidates are given the option to challenge or raise objections against the OMR sheets, in case of any discrepancy. This facility is available to the aspirants until October 7 6 pm.
A processing fee of Rs 1000 will be charged for each question that will be challenged. The fee can be paid through debit, credit or net banking facility till 8 pm on October 7, 2020. These objections or challenges cannot be sent through post or emails. The NTA in its notification has said that only those challenges sent through proper procedures will be entertained.
How to Download NEET OMR Sheet 2020
- Visit the official website of NTA — nta.nic.in
- On the Home Page, click ‘NEET 2020 OMR Sheet’ under Latest Announcement
- On the next window, insert the login credentials — application numbers and passwords
- Click and access the NEET 2020 OMR Sheet
- Download the OMR or the response sheets of NEET 2020 and tally the answers marked from the NEET answer key
NTA had earlier released the NEET 2020 question papers and answer keys with the correct responses to the 180 multiple choice questions asked in all the sections of the papers of all subjects.
Steps to challenge NEET Answer key 2020
— Visit the official NTA website nta.nic.in
— Go to Candidate Login and enter NEET Registration Number and Password
— Now click on the ‘Answer Key Challenge’ button and select the answer booklet code
— Select the question you want to challenge and then click on the submit button
— Select your answer and give your comments or justifications to support your answer
— Click on ‘Confirm’ button and pay the required fee for challenging the answer key
— Lastly, take the printout of Confirmation Slip that will show details of the answer key that you have challenged
Despite the raging pandemic, increase in the number of cases and protests against the conduct of examinations, about 14.37 lakh (over 85 per cent) out of a total of 15.9 lakh students appeared for the medical entrance exam on September 13. This year due to the pandemic, the NTA had also increased the number of centres from 2,546 in 2019 to 3,862 to ensure crowd management and staggered entry and exit protocols.