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CUET Answer Key 2024 Out Soon | Download CUET Previous Year Answer Keys PDFs

Author : Aparna

Updated On : November 30, 2023


Overview: Predict your CUET scores in advance with the help of "CUET Answer Key 2024"! This helps you gauge your prospects of enrolling in the desired CUET-participating universities across the country. 

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) has become a cornerstone for students aspiring to join central, state, private and deemed universities across India.

After the examination, one of the most awaited releases is the CUET Answer Key 2024.

The answer key for the CUET 2024 Entrance Exam offers students the chance to assess their performance, ensuring transparency in the evaluation process. 

In this article, let's examine every detail related to CUET Answer Key 2024. 

CUET Answer Key 2024 Dates [Expected]

Check the tentative dates for the release of CUET Answer Key 2024 given in the table below: 

Events (CUET UG)  CUET 2024 answer key Dates (Tentative) 
CUET Exam Date 2024  May 15 to May 31, 2024 (Announced) 
CUET UG answer key 2024 release date  June 2024 
Objections against CUET 2024 provisional answer key  June - July 2024 
CUET 2024 revised answer key release date  July 2024 
Final CUET 2023 answer key date  July 2024 
CUET Result 2024  July 2024 

Check: CUET 2024 Exam Dates

CUET 2023 Answer Key PDF [Slot-wise]

For every slot, the CUET answer key PDF is accessible through the candidate login on the official website. 

CUET Solution Key 2023: The NTA uploaded answer key information for the CUET exam conducted in each slot from May 21–31, June 1, June 2, and June 5–23. 

-> Revised CUET Answer Key 2023 Slot 1 

NTA has issued the CUET answer key 2023 for slot 1 for all of the exams taken from May 21 to June 23 within the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on July 12, 2023. 

Check: CUET Participating Colleges 2024

-> Revised CUET Answer Key 2023 Slot 2 

NTA has made available the CUET answer key 2023 slot 2 for all of the exams taken from May 21 to June 23 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm on July 12, 2023. 

-> Revised CUET Answer Key 2023 Slot 3 

NTA has issued the CUET answer key 2023 for slot 3 for all the exams taken from May 21 to June 23 between the hours of 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on July 12, 2023. 

Check: CUET English Syllabus 2024

CUET Answer Key 2024 (Provisional vs Final)

The CUET 2024 Answer Keys are released in 2 phases:

  • CUET Provisional Answer Key 
  • CUET Final Answer Key 

Check: What is a General Test In CUET?

CUET Provisional Answer Key

  • CUET Provisional Answer Key is a document that provides a tentative/initial answer to the questions asked in the CUET exam.
  • This answer key is released by the exam conducting authority (NTA) to allow candidates to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable scores before the final answer key is released. It also serves as a reference for any discrepancies or challenges in the answer key.
  • Students can raise objections in the provisional answer key within a specific time, along with fees and supporting documents.

Direct link to access Provisional CUET 2023 Answer Key

CUET Final Answer Key

  • Final Answer Key is the last and official document that contains the confirmed and correct answers to the questions asked in the CUET exam.
  • This answer key is released by the exam conducting authority (NTA) after considering any challenges or objections raised by the candidates against the Provisional Answer Key.
  • It serves as the basis for calculating the final score and determining the eligibility of the candidates for university admission. 

Direct link to access Final CUET 2023 Answer Key

NOTE: The CUET answer key challenge fee is non-refundable.  

How to check CUET answer key 2024?  

  • Visit the official website of CUET UG - cuet.samarth.ac.in.  
  • On the main page, the applicants must choose the CUET answer key from the "News and Events" section of the homepage. 
  • Enter the correct "CUET Application ID & Date of Birth" details as required. 
  • Click on the "Login" button. 
  • A 'PDF' version of the CUET 2024 answer key will be shown on your screen. 
  • Download the CUET 2024 answer key for future reference.

Check: CUET City Intimation Slip 2024

Details Mentioned on Answer Key CUET Sheet 2024

What information does the CUET answer key 2024 include? 

  • Date of the CUET exam 
  • Question ID 
  • Exam shift 
  • Test paper code 
  • Correct option ID 
  • Conducting Body Name 
  • Name of the exam 
  • Type of Answer Key 

Check: CUET Application Form

How to calculate CUET scores with the help of Answer Keys

Here are steps to calculate CUET scores with the help of the answer key: 

Comparison: Compare your responses to the official CUET answer key 2024. 

Counting: Count the total number of correct and incorrect responses. 

Calculation for correct answer: Add five to the number of correct responses. 

Calculation for wrong answer: Add one to the number of incorrect responses. 

Final calculations: Subtract the combined score for right and wrong responses. 

Final estimation: Before the CUET results are announced, you can estimate your CUET scores. 

Check: How do you calculate the overall percentile in CUET?

Marking Scheme of NTA CUET Answer Key 2024 

For Multiple Choice Questions: To answer a question, the candidates must choose one or more correct options corresponding to the correct or most appropriate answer.

You can calculate the CUET scores following the CUET marking scheme below. 

  • i. Correct answer or the most appropriate answer: Five marks (+5) 
  • ii. Any incorrect option marked will be given minus one mark (-1). 
  • iii. Unanswered/Marked for Review will be given no mark (0). 
  • iv. If more than one option is found to be correct, then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to only those who have marked any of the correct options. 
  • vi. If all options are correct, then Five marks (+5) will be awarded to all who have attempted the question. 

Students are also advised to go through CUET marks vs rank to determine their results.

Check: CUET Counselling Process

How do you raise objections against CUET 2024 Answer Key?

If you find discrepancies in the existing provisional answer key, follow the steps below to raise objections.

  • Visit the official website (cuet.samarth.ac.in). 
  • Log in to your account using your application ID, password, and date of birth. 
  • Click the "View/Challenge Answer Key" link. 
  •  Select the question you wish to object to. 
  • Upload the proof of objection for each question by clicking the "choose file and upload" button and submit the objections by paying Rs.200 per question. 
  • Pay this amount only through online modes of payment. 

Check: CUET 2024 Cut-Off Trends

Instructions to Raise Objections Against Provisional CUET Answer Key 2024

  • You can raise objections on finding discrepancies in the provisional CUET answer key by paying a non-refundable fee of ₹ 200/- per question online.
  • The only valid challenges will be those made within the designated time through the provided challenge links. 
  • Challenges without supporting evidence and not submitted through the prescribed link will not be accepted.
  • A team of experts will review all challenges and release a final answer key.
  • NTA will not provide individual updates on the outcome of the challenges.
  • The result will be based on the final answer key released.
  • Challenges submitted through other mediums without valid proof will not be considered.
  • NTA's decision on the challenges is final, and no additional requests will be entertained. The answer key will be publicly available on the official CUET website.

Check: CUET Exam Pattern 2024


The CUET Answer Key 2024 is crucial for students, ensuring they can independently verify their performance and ensure fairness in the examination process. By understanding the significance, accessing method, and challenge process related to the answer key, students can effectively navigate the post-examination phase of CUET 2024 and predict their scores in advance before the results are released by NTA.

Check: CUET 2024 Results

Key Takeaways:

  • The CUET Answer Key is crucial for candidates to assess their performance and predict their scores before the official results are out.
  • It comes in two types: provisional and final, with the final key being the official one.
  • Candidates can raise objections against the provisional key within a specified time frame.
  • The marking scheme includes +5 for correct answers and -1 for incorrect answers.
  • The final key is used for calculating candidates' scores and determining their eligibility for university admission.

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