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NEET 2016: CBSE releases OMR Answer Sheet images, makes active link to challenge
Thursday August 4, 2016 6:18 PM, News Network

New Delhi:
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Thursday released online images of OMR Answer Sheets and Responses of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) Phase 1 and Phase 2 and made active the link to Challenge the same on its official website.

Willing candidates can register and challenge the OMP responses by visiting the official website or directly by clicking:

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had announced that it will be releasing the OMR Answer Sheet images today. The CBSE also said that the NEET 2016 Official Answer Key will be released on August 07, 2016.

"The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will display the images of OMR Answer Sheets and Responses to the questions marked by the candidate who had appeared in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test - I & II conducted on 01.05.2016 and 24.07.2016", the CBSE said in an official statement.

"The Candidates can check the scanned Images of their OMR Sheet by logging into their account using their user ID(Registration No.) and Password on NEET website", it added.

"The Candidates willing to challenge the OMR grading of their OMR Sheet may do so by paying due fee of Rs 1000/- per responsechallenged. Detailed instructions are available in Chapter 7 on Page 20 of Information Bulletin of NEET-I,2016 & Chapter 7 on Page 21 of Information Bulletin of NEET - II, 2016", the CBSE said.

"No offline requests will be entertained", it added.

"The decision of the CBSE in the matter shall be final. 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, shall only be examined as per the rules", it said.

According to the schedule ealier released by the CBSE it was said that the NEET 1 and NEET 2 OMR Sheet will be published from 04.08.2016 to 06.08.2016 whereas NEET 1 and NEET 2 Answer Key will be made public from 07.08.2016 to 09.08.2016.

NEET-1 was held amid uncertainty when issue was under consideration of the Supreme Court.

When the apex court finally decided the issue, it allowed NEET-1 candidates also to avail another chance to appear in NEET-2, considering the fact that many could not appear in first exam or many did not perform well in the wake of uncertainty.

However, the option was open to candidates and those who apply for NEET-2, NEET-1 score automatically stood forfeited.

More than 4.5 lakh students from all across the country sat for the prestigeous medical entrance exam on Sunyday i.e. July 24, 2016. As many as 1621 candidates appeared in the entrance test at the three centres in trouble affected Jammu and Kashmir, out of the scheduled 1740, the officials said.

At the two centres in Srinagar, out of the 600 candidates each, 555 appeared in one centre at S P College, while 571 appeared in the other at Amar Singh College, they said. They said at the examination centre in Budgam, out of 540 candidates, 495 wrote their papers.

Many students found that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) phase 2 test was tougher than NEET phase 1 conducted on May 1.

Many of them had given up their candidature to take up the test after the Suprem Court stated that the exam would be conducted for undergraduate and post graduate admissions.

While students found the physics section tricky, they found the biology and chemistry exam comparatively easier. Students wrote the exam amidst heavy frisking with many of them not being allowed to even wear footwear in the exam hall. Several latecomers were not allowed entry into the examination halls after 9.30 am.


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