CUET (UG) - 2023: Let's Challenge the Answer Keys!


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 CUET (UG) - 2023: Let's Challenge the Answer Keys!

Hey there, future university students! Did you recently take part in the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) 2023?

Well, we've got some exciting news for you!

You can now access and challenge the CUET (UG) 2023 Provisional Answer Keys.

In a public notice issued on 29 June 2023, the NTA released important information regarding the availability of Provisional Answer Keys, Question Papers with Recorded Responses and the Process for Challenging the Answer Keys.

Direct link to the official notice

Let's delve into the details and understand the steps involved.

1. Accessing the Provisional Answer Keys: Let’s Check! Shall We?

You can access the Provisional Answer Keys on the official websites: and These answer keys will serve as a preliminary reference for you to evaluate your performance.

2. Investigate the Question Papers with Recorded Responses: Time to Put on the Detective Hat!

The question papers will be available on June 29, 2023, along with recorded responses on the website You can review your recorded responses and verify them against the Provisional Answer Keys, identifying any potential errors.

3. Challenge Accepted! Initiating the Answer Key Challenge

If you find any discrepancies with the Provisional Answer Keys, then you have the option to challenge it.

To initiate the challenge, you must pay a non-refundable processing fee of ₹200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) per question challenged.

The processing fee can be paid through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/Paytm until 01 July 2023 (up to 11:50 p.m.).

It is important to note that challenges without the receipt of the processing fee will not be entertained.

4. Let the Experts Decide

The challenges raised by candidates will be thoroughly examined by a panel of subject experts. If a challenge is deemed valid, the answer key will be revised and applied to the responses of all candidates. It is essential to understand that the decision of the expert panel is final. Individual candidates will not be notified regarding the acceptance or non-acceptance of their challenges.

5. Results on the Horizon: The Road Ahead

We know you're eagerly waiting for the results. Well, the NTA is on it! By mid-July 2023, they'll prepare and declare the results based on the revised final answer key, taking into account all the valid challenges. Fingers crossed for a positive outcome!

Important Points to Note:

  • The deadline for submitting challenges is 01 July 2023 (up to 11:50 p.m.).
  • Challenges must be submitted exclusively through the official website. No other medium will be accepted.
  • Challenges made against any Answer Key will be applicable to all candidates who attempted the corresponding question.
  • In case of any discrepancy in the translation of bilingual question papers, the English version will prevail, except in Language Tests (Section 1A & 1B).
  • Need help? Call 011-40759000 or send an email to [email protected].


The provision of Provisional Answer Keys, question papers with recorded responses and the opportunity to challenge the answer keys in CUET (UG) - 2023 demonstrates the NTA's commitment to transparency and fairness in the examination process. As candidates, your active participation and careful review of the Provisional Answer Keys, question papers, and recorded responses are vital.

Stay motivated, stay focused and never forget that your potential knows no bounds. The world awaits your brilliance and the CUET (UG) 2023 is just the first step towards unlocking a world of endless possibilities.

Direct link to the official Provisional Answer Keys:


All the best! Hope you excel in the exam!


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