NEET OMR Sheet 2021 – NTA releases the NEET OMR response sheets online at ntaneet.nic.in. Candidates can check their NEET 2021 OMR sheet from the login by entering application number and date of birth. It is the scanned copy of the OMR answer sheet, in which the answers for each question is marked by the candidates on the day of the exam. Candidates can also challenge the NEET OMR sheet by paying a requisite amount per representation. Check how to download NEET OMR Sheet 2021, how to use it, how to challenge, and more here.
NEET OMR Sheet 2021
Candidates are required to download NEET 2021 OMR sheet in online mode only. No hard copy NEET OMR Sheet is sent to candidates at their registered email id. Test takers must stay updated with the important events regarding the release of the NEET 2021 OMR Sheet from the schedule table below.
|NEET OMR Sheet 2021||Important dates|
|Exam date||toe be announced|
|Display of OMR Sheet||toe be announced|
|Last date of display of OMR sheets||toe be announced|
|Last date to challenge the OMR sheets||toe be announced|
OMR Sheet: NEET 2021 OMR sheet will be available as per the schedule above at ntaneet.nic.in.
How to Mark Answers in NEET 2021 OMR Sheet?
Candidats must be familiar with the how-to mark the answers or responses in the OMR sheet provided to them during the examination. Test takers must mark the answers in such a manner that the machine reads it, and be cautious while filling up the circle.
- Use a ball point pen (blue or black in color) and carefully fill in the circle.
- For instance, if the correct answer as per your calculations is option A, fill in the circle A.
- The circle must be filled in properly and no space should be left in the circle.
- Marking must be confined to the circle only, candidates must not let the mark go outside the circle.
Following are some examples for filliing in the OMR sheet.
Is NEET OMR Sheet and Response Sheet Different?
Candidates must know that OMR Sheet released by NTA for NEET 2021 displays responses marked by test-takers in the examination. Thus, the OMR sheet for NEET 2021 is also known as the response sheet. However, the only difference between the two is that OMR Sheet is released when the exam is held offline as the students mark the option by darkening the circles, and the response sheet is released for the exam which is held online.
Though the NEET exam is held in offline mode, the response sheet is also known as OMR sheet. In the NEET 2021 OMR Sheet, candidates can see the option marked by them during the test and can use it to cross-check their answers with that in the NEET 2021 Answer Key.
How to Download NEET 2021 OMR Response Sheet?
The candidates can download their NEET OMR Sheet via online mode only. Hence, to download it, candidates must follow the steps listed below.
Step 1: Click on the direct link provided on this page or visit the official webiste of NEET 2021.
Step 2: Now candidates are required to access the candidate’s login.
Step 3: Next, candidates are required to enter their login credentials such as application number and password.
Step 4: Click on the “Login” button to submit the details.
Step 5: The following details shall be displayed on your page. Click on the link to view OMR Answer sheet. (Screenshot below)
Step 6: Last step is to download the response sheet and start cross-check your answers/responses against the NEET 2021 answer key.
For reference purpose candidates can refer to the below given NEET OMR sheet of last year.
How to Challenge NEET 2021 OMR Response?
NTA provides candidates with the opportunity to challenge the NEET OMR Sheet 2021 if not satisfied with the responses. After the release of the OMR sheet, candidates can submit representation against the OMR grading. Candidates have the provision to challenge the OMR sheet response of NEET 2021 in case they feel that their response is not identical as in the image of the OMR response.
Candidates need to pay an expected fee of Rs.1000 per response challenged. The payment of processing fee shall be refunded if the challenge is found correct. After candidates submit the objection, NTA verifies the responses from the actual record and if the same is found correct/true the data is updated by NTA.
Note: Candidates must note that making false claims by manipulating NEET 2021 OMR response sheet before or after declaration of result is an offence and is regarded as an unfair activity.
How to download NEET OMR Sheet 2021 if forgot login details?
To download NEET 2021 OMR Answer sheet candidates are required to access candidate login by entering login credentials such as application number and password. However, if a candidate does not remember their application number and/ or password, they can recover it by simply following the steps given below:
How to Download NEET OMR Sheet if Forgot Registration Number?
Step 1: Visit the official website and click under tab on the home page for ‘forgot registration number’ (screenshot below)
Step 2: Next, to find the application number, candidates have to enter their name, mother’s name, father’s name, date of birth, category.
Step 3: Click on the “Submit” button.
Step 4: Students need to enter the same information filled in the NEET Application Form 2021 at the time of form submission.
Step 5: After completing all the above steps, application number will be recovered.
How to Download NEET OMR Sheet if Forgot Password?
Step 1: Visit the official website and click on ‘forgot password’ button as shown below.
Step 2: Two options shall be displayed to reset the password –
- Through OTP
- Through Security question.
Step 3: If a candidate chooses the first option, then he/she has to enter their application number, their name, date of birth. Click on the “Submit” button and then enter your new password.
Step 4: If you choose the other option, then you have to enter details like your application number, name, date of birth, security question and answer.
Step 5: Click on the “Submit” button and then in the next screen, candidates can reset their password.
Significance of NEET OMR Answer Sheet 2021
Since NEET 2021 is a pen paper-based test conducted in offline mode, NTA releases the OMR answer sheet which carries the responses marked by the test-takers in the examination for the candidates. With the help of the NEET OMR Sheet, candidates can do the following.
- To check the answers marked in the exam.
- To verify the responses against the NEET 2021 answer key.
- With the help of the Response sheet and answer key, determine the estimated score in NEET 2021 before the final result releases.
Note: At the exam hall erasing or obliterating the OMR sheet is regarded as unfair activity.
Erasing or obliterating any information printed on the OMR sheet;
NEET 2021 Answer Key
With the release of NEET 2021 OMR Sheet, NTA also releases the question paper and answer key on its official website. Candidate can download their answer key using the candidate login. Altogether candidates can use the OMR/response sheet, question paper and answer key to cross-check their answers and calculate their estimated score. Candidates can do the same by using the formula given below.
Formula to calculate NEET 2021 marks.
+ 4 * (total number of the correct answers)
-1 * (total number of incorrect answer + total number of questions for which more than 1 answer is marked)
About NEET 2021
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for acceptance to MBBS/BDS Courses and other undergraduate medical courses in approved/recognized Medical/Dental & other Colleges in India including the Institutions authorized under an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry. It is the most popular medical entrance exam in India. Through NEET, 100% of seats are filled for MBBS.
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) established the National Testing Agency (NTA). It is responsible for conducting various entrance exams for admission in numerous courses. The responsibility of the NTA will be confined to the conduct of the entrance examination, declaration of result and providing All India Rank to the Directorate General Health Services, Government of India for the conduct of counselling for 15% All India Quota Seats and for supplying the result to state/other Counselling Authorities.
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