NEET 2016 Phase 1 & 2 official answer keys released by CBSE

NEET 2016 Phase 1 & 2 official answer keys released by CBSEThe official answer key of NEET 2016 Phase 1 and 2 has been released by the exam conducting authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on August 8, 2016. Candidates can download NEET 2016 official answer keys till August 10, 2016 (5 pm). According to a notification released by CBSE, the official answer keys of NEET 2016 has been released for only those candidates who had appeared for Phase 1 on May 1 and Phase 2 on July 24, 2016. Candidates can check the official answer key by logging into their registered accounts using NEET 2016 registration ID and password.

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Important Dates of NEET 2016 Phase 1 & 2 Answer keys


NEET 2016 Answer Key (Phase 1 and 2)

Dates of Display of NEET 2016 Official Answer Key


Display of OMR Sheet NEET 2016 Phase 1 & 2

August 4 to 7, 2016 till 05:00 pm


Dates for Challenging NEET Answer Key

August 8 to 10, 2016 till 05:00 pm


NEET 2016 Official answer key

August 8 to 10, 2016 till 05:00 pm

The Candidates willing to challenge the answers keys prepared by CBSE may do so by paying due fee of Rs 1000/- per question challenged through Debit Card/ Credit Card/Net Banking.

Earlier, CBSE had issued a notification that NEET 2016 official answer keys would be released on August 7, but got delayed by a day as the NEET 2016 OMR sheet was on display till August 7, 2016.

CBSE had also released the OMR answer sheets of NEET 2016 Phase 1 and 2 on August 4, 2016. Candidates were needed to download the scanned images of OMR answer sheets by logging into their accounts using registration number and password. The dates for challenging OMR answer sheets were August 4 to 7, 2016. The candidates had to challenge the OMR grading of their OMR sheet by paying a fee of Rs. 1000/- per response challenged. The payments were to be made through online payment system using Debit Card/ Credit Card/Net Banking.


If challenges and complaints filed by the candidates are found to be genuine, the fee paid against such questions will be refunded. Complaints received after August 10, 2016 will not be entertained under any circumstance. All complaints regarding NEET 2016 Phase 1 and 2 answer keys received will be referred to the subject experts and their recommendations will be deemed as final.

As per the instructions issued by CBSE, No further communication or anonymous/incomplete representations will be entertained after the last date and only valid representations received online with fee, within the time frame, will be examined.


CBSE had conducted NEET 2016 in two phases. All medical aspirants were allowed to appear in the second phase of NEET 2016, as per the Supreme Court orders. Following directives of SC, candidates who could not register in All-India Pre Medical and Dental Test (AIPMT)/NEET Phase I, held on May 1, 2016, were also allowed to apply for NEET 2016 Phase II. Candidates who appeared in NEET 2016 Phase 2 exam had to give up their NEET 2016 Phase 1 score. AIPMT 2016 had been renamed as NEET 2016 Phase 1. 


The result of NEET 2016 will be declared on August 17, 2016 for providing admissions to approximately 30, 000 MBBS and BDS seats under 15% All India Quota, Private/Management/NRI Quota Seats in all Private Medical/Dental Colleges or any Private/Deemed University.


As per the official notice, from next year onwards, only NEET will be held for providing admissions to almost 52, 305 MBBS and BDS seats in the country.


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