NEET UG 2022 Answer Key: If you are searching for this article, I am sure you are a medical aspirant. Confused, anxious student, or perhaps just a curious kid. Maybe, excited? Anyway, we understand the plight of students nowadays and so, we have tried to cover all you need to know about the NEET exam in this article.
Let’s begin, shall we?
What is NEET?
The AIPMT Exam was the qualifying for medical and dental students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. However, now the exam has been replaced by the National Entrance Eligibility Test or the NEET exam. The exam is conducted annually, in the month of May, by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The exam offers 90000 candidates seats in MBBS and BDS colleges. The NEET exam helps you get a seat in MBBS/BDS/AYUSH colleges or other medical courses. It is a fair and transparent exam that provides you immense opportunities in other medicinal streams.
Now that we know about the exam, it is important to know what conditions you need to fulfill in order to be eligible for the NEET exam.
NEET Eligibility Criteria 2023
For a student to be eligible to take this exam, it is mandatory that they have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology in both classes 10th and 12th as their core / compulsory subjects. It is also necessary that the students have passed these subjects in both classes.
Certificates ensuring that the candidate has passed these subjects in both the classes are to be shown in the counseling round after the exam.
Wondering whether a Math score is necessary?
Well, NO. Your score in maths does not count if you are taking or planning on taking the NEET Undergraduate exam. It does not even matter if you have studied Maths in class 12th.
In case you are preparing for NEET 2023, it is mandatory that candidates have completed their 17 years as of December 31, 2023. Nevertheless, there is no upper limit for the age of the candidate.
The required passing percentage varies for different categories:
Eligibility for Nursing Students
The candidates should be of complete 17 years as of December 31, 2022, in case you are taking the May exam of 2023. It is also necessary that the students have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English in their class 12th as their compulsory subjects.
A reservation of 3% is provided to students or candidates who are physically challenged.
The life of a student deals with many fears and uncertainties and most of all stress. Thus, there are chances that you may not clear the exam in one go. And that is Perfectly All Right!! It is completely Okay!!
Taking the exam amidst the pressure of class 12th boards or even later can be stressful. Hence, the National Testing Agency allows a provision of unlimited attempts as long as you are eligible. The restriction on the number of attempts was removed so as to remove the added pressure of ticking time and decreasing attempts on the appearing candidates
What happens after you Qualify?
First, Congratulations! You made it! Take a break and relax. You had worked hard for it and we are aware of the post-exam and pre-result anxiousness. Let us guide you through some important information now
After the candidate has passed the NEET pen and paper, they sit through the counseling process where they are actually allotted their colleges. There are certain reservations that are to be kept in mind which are given below
Reservations After Qualification
After clearing the exam, the candidates can apply for the 15% All India Quota seats. The counseling process would commence after the results are out. It would be conducted at an All-India level by the MCI.
It is essential to take note that the Jammu and Kashmir candidates would not be eligible for the 15% quota unless a self-declaration form is submitted along with their application form for NEET 2023. The self-declaration declares that the candidate wishes to participate in the 15% quota seats and so would forgo the home state counseling in exchange. The candidates would be eligible for their admission to Deemed Universities, ESIC, and AFMC Colleges
Note: The state quotas would be applicable for the students who have completed their 10th and 12th from those states. For eg, the allotment of 85% of the seats of DU would be accessible for the students who have completed their 10th and 12th from Delhi. Similarly, the seats for the Institutional Quota seats of AMU would be open for the candidates of AMU only. However, the seats for BHU or Banaras Hindu University are open to all candidates.
The candidates must have an authentic domicile for their state
What is the difference between NEET UG and NEET PG?
The NEET Undergraduate exam is basically for the students enrolling for the undergraduate courses MBBS, BDS, etc. The NEET PG is however for the postgraduate medical courses like MS, MD, MDS, and PG Diploma in medical courses.
The NEET Postgraduate exam is an entrance exam for the students who seek to pursue master’s in the medical field like Medicine, Pathology, and many more. To be eligible for this examination, a candidate must complete their MBBS from a recognized institute. (Recognized by the Medical Institute of India, MCI). NEET PG is an annual examination where the candidates have to complete their paper within 210 minutes (3 hours 30 mins). Similar to the UG Exam, The PG examination holds no restriction on the age of the examinee.
Neet Exam Pattern
In order to crack an examination, it is important to not only know the course but also the importance of each subject, that comprises the paper. The paper consists of Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology. The pattern of the NEET Exam is as follows
All the subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology carry 180 marks each. This makes up a total of 720 marks. With each correct answer that the candidate gives, it secures them 3 marks. However, with each wrong answer, there is a negative marking and 1 mark would be deducted.
NEET SCORE= 4* (number of correct questions) – 1* (Number of wrong questions)
The exam is conducted in 11 languages like Bengali, Tamil, English, Hindi, Marathi, etc.
NEET Latest Updates
The NEET Undergraduate examination was given on July 17, 2022, all across the country. The NEET UG exam was conducted following all the COVID Protocols. The exam was taken by the students in the pen and paper (offline) mode. The next attempt will be taken by the students next year in May
NEET UG 2022 Answer Key
Checking the answer key of the taken exam is very crucial for the students. Since the paper is OMR based, it becomes easier for the students to judge where they stand in the competition. It not only facilitates them to predict their scores and assess their mistakes but also helps them know whether they would be trying for the next attempt. And if yes, they can start the preparation as soon as they can
NEET 2022 Answer key has been released on the official website https://neet.nta.nic.in/. We are also provide you the direct links to Download NEET UG 2022 Answer Key and OMR Sheet. Candidates can download their answer key and OMR sheet in 2 ways.
Found an error in the preliminary answer key? Have any objections?
Here is how you can report it
1) Candidates can visit the official website at https://neet.nta.nic.in/
2) On the home page, click on the link of NEET Answer Key
3) A login page would appear on your screen. Enter all the details and submit.
4) Select the question you have an objection against.
5) A nominal fee for raising the objection will have to be paid.
6) Once paid, you may download the page and take a printout in case you need it later.
The Answer key challenge fee is usually INR 200/-
Want to Know how to check the result?
- Visit https://neet.nta.nic.in/ or nta.ac.in
- Click on the link “View NEET Result 2022Z”
- Submit your login credentials
- VOILA! Your NEET score will be displayed on the screen.
- You can download the result or take a screenshot and save it for later.
Note: The candidate would require their Application Number and Date Of Birth as their login credentials
If you have got your NEET Score, It is also essential to know your rank. Following we have given estimated ranks on receiving a range of score
If your NEET
Neet last year’s Cut-Off
The cut-off for the NEET 2021 examination for the general category was between 720-138 (NEET Score). Also, the cutoff was 137-108 for the Scheduled Castes, (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBC)
How to use the NEET 2022 OMR Sheet?
Candidates can download and use the OMR Sheet by following these steps:
- Visit https://neet.nta.nic.in/
- Now, download the OMR sheet for NEET 2022 of the particular question using the question code
- Next, check the answer key of the same question code. Download it
- Thereafter, check and match the answer marked with the answer in the NEET Official Answer key
- Using the OMR answer sheet and the official answer key, you may calculate the score
Neet Counseling 2022
The NEET UG 2022 counseling schedule will be released by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) will release the National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination, at mcc.nic.in. The NEET AIQ counseling process for this year would be divided into four rounds, AIQ Round 1, AIQ round 2, mop up, and stray vacancy.
Only those candidates who have qualified the NEET Exam will be eligible for the NEET 2022 counseling
The seat intake in this counseling includes 15% of the government seats, 100% of Deemed and Central universities, ESIC, AFMC, AIIMS, and JIPMER Seats. It would also include 85% of the government seats and 100 % of the private seats of the state. The forms regarding the payment and choices of filling and locking for each round are yet to be announced. In case there are vacant seats after the two AIQ rounds, they will be sent back to the respective states. The candidates must stay updated with all the details and all the latest updates on the counseling process before they fill out the form. It is also of utmost importance that the candidates check and recheck their details and their choices mentioned in the form. The seats that are allotted to them are based on their own choices and rank of preferences.
We will keep you updated with any latest updates on the exam.
All The Best!!