What to wear, What to carry for NEET 2019 exam day: Check out Dress Code, Barred Items
With NEET 2019 around the corner, the NTA has released the list of rules on what to wear and what to carry while appearing at the examination centres. Check out the stipulated dress code and the list of items that cannot be taken to the exam hall.
The largest entrance examination for Under-Graduate (UG) medical courses, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is the gateway for admissions to medical (MBBS), dental (BDS), and AYUSH courses in the country.
The candidates are instructed to follow the following dress code while appearing for NEET 2019:
Light clothes with half sleeves, long sleeves are not permitted. However in case, candidates come in the cultural/ customary dress at the Examination Centre, they should report at least an hour before the last reporting time e. 12.30 noon so that there is enough time for proper frisking without any inconvenience to the candidate while maintaining the sanctity of the examination.
Slippers, sandals with low heels are permitted. Shoes are not permitted.
It is desired that the candidates follow instructions issued by the NTA strictly. This will help NTA in the fair conduct of the examination.
Note: The NTA believes in the sanctity and fairness of conducting the Examination, however, it also believes in the sensitivity involved in frisking (girl) candidates and will issue comprehensive instructions accordingly to the staff and other officials at the Examination Centres.
The candidates are not allowed to carry the following items inside the Examination Centre under any circumstances. The candidates will be subjected to extensive and compulsory frisking before entering the Examination Centre with the help of highly sensitive metal detectors.
- Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner
- Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band
- Other items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap
- Any Watch/Wrist Watch, Bracelet, Camera,
- Any ornaments
- Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle
- Any other item which could be used for unfair means, by hiding communication devices like microchip, camera, Bluetooth device
No arrangement will be made at the Centres for keeping any articles/items belonging to the candidates.
In case any candidate is found in possession of any of the barred items inside the Centre, it will be considered as use of Unfairmeans and action will be taken against the candidate in accordance with the relevant provisions.
The Examination Centre will open two (02) hours before the commencement of the test. No candidate shall be allowed to enter the Examination Centre after 1:30 p.m. Therefore, candidates must ensure that they leave home well in advance considering all facts like traffic, the location of the centre and weather conditions, etc. Candidates are expected to take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination.
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Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) used to conduct NEET, but this year the examination conducting body assigned by the government for NEET is National Testing Agency (NTA). NTA has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions.