NEET answer key 2017 have been released now by many coaching institutions including Allen Kota, Resonance, Aakash and Rao IIT. Check NEET 2017 answer keys below for all subjects and sets as official keys may time to be issued.
NEET 2017 took place today on Sunday (May 7) in the offline format for which near 11 lakh candidates appeared. National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET), the national level entrance for admission to MBBS/BDS courses is organized by CBSE. Some 2,200 test centres were set up in 104 cities for the smooth conduct of the exam. The exam concluded at 1 pm. According to the first reactions by aspirants, the Physics section was lengthy, while overall the difficulty level was low as compared to the last year’s exam.
Reportedly, 11,35,104 students had registered in total to take NEET 2017, 40% more than that of last year. Not just the number of candidates, 10,000 more seats in 58 colleges were also added for admissions through NEET, taking total seats in plus of 67,000. Of them, around 28 thousand seats are in government colleges and the rest are in private medical colleges excluding AIIMS and JIPMER.
NEET Answer Key 2017:
The date for the release of the official NEET answer keys has not been notified by CBSE. Last year, the official answer key of NEET was released after two weeks of the exam but OMR sheets were released 10 days later, on which candidates’ challenges were invited. This year too, CBSE can be expected to follow the same time frame in case of release of answer keys and availing of OMR sheets. The results were announced 10 days after the publication of answer keys. So, all in all, NEET 2017 official answer key may come by 21-22 May 2017.
However, you don’t need to worry since many of the premium coaching providers for NEET will also be releasing the answer keys for today’s exam.
NEET 2017 answer key by coaching centres:
Aakash institute, Resonance academy, Allen Kota, Rao IIT academy, Motion IIT JEE, Pathfinder academy, Triumph academy, Brilliant coaching, Career Point and many coaching institutions will be releasing the NEET answer key 2017 from today evening onward just like last year.
A total of 180 questions were asked in NEET 2017 which was a pen and paper based test and had 3 hours duration. The paper carries maximum 720 marks. 45 questions were asked each from four sections- Physics, Chemistry, Botany, and Zoology, carrying 180 marks each. Like all major exams, negative marking is also here in NEET, meaning you will have -1 mark for each wrong answer. For each correct answer, 4 marks would be awarded. No marks shall be awarded if have left the question unanswered.
Resonance academy has published NEET 2017 answer keys- here.
Aakash institute has uploaded the answer keys at it’s portal.
All this will be useful when you tally your answers with the correct ones given in the answer key. Once the answer keys are out, make sure of the set/series you were given in the exam and then calculate your marks.
|1||NEET 2017 written test||7 May 2017|
|2||Answer Key release by coaching centres||7-8 May|
|3||Official Answer Key||after two weeks (tentatively)|
|4||OMR Response Sheet availability||after two weeks (tentatively)|
|5||Result||8 June 2017|
Relax, you’ve got some time now, at least till the results come out. However, if you’ve registered to take AIIMS MBBS or JIPMER MBBS, take a week off and then get yourself ready. AIIMS will hold MBBS entrance on 28 May, admit cards will be out tomorrow (8 May). JIPMER will hold it’s entrance on June 4, admit cards will be out on 22nd May.
For NEET 2017, the result will be declared on June 8, 2017. The details of activities after that haven’t been notified yet. For now, use NEET answer key 2017 to get estimate of your marks and wait out for results.