New Delhi: After successfully conducting theNational Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) Phase 2 today, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is now set to release online the Answer Key and OMR Sheet of NEET Phase 1 and Phase 2 in the first week of August, the official website timeline shows.
The official NEET website under its section "Important Information at a Glance" has listed the entire schedule of the NEET Phase 2 exam to be held on July 24, 2016.
Under this section the CBSE says the OMR Sheet and Answer Key for NEET Phase 1 and NEET Phase 2 will be released together after the NEET Phase 2 is held on July 24.
According to this schedule, 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.
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.
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.
Meanwhile, 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.