NEET-UG 2021 tomorrow; points to remember on dress code, barred items

Candidates will be subjected to extensive and compulsory frisking before entering exam centre

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (Undergraduate)-2021 (NEET-UG 2021) on September 12 across the country, the National Testing Agency (NTA) issued a set guidelines for candidates dress code and items that they cannot carry to the exam centres.

The NTA has scheduled the NEET-UG 2021 from 2 PM to 5 PM on September 12, 2021.

The candidates have been asked to follow the following dress code while appearing for NEET (UG) – 2021:

• Light clothes with long sleeves are not permitted. However in case, candidates come in cultural/ customary dress at the Examination Centre, they should report at least an hour before the last reporting time i.e. 12.30 PM.

• Candidates must wear slippers or sandals with low heels. Shoes are not permitted at the exam centre.

Barred Items

a) Bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, etc.

b) Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band, etc.

c) Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap, etc.

d) Any Watch/Wristwatch, Bracelet, Camera, etc.

e) Any ornaments/metallic items.

f) Any food items opened or packed, water bottle, etc.

g) Any other item which could be used for unfair means, by hiding communication devices like a microchip, camera, Bluetooth device, etc.

The NTA clearly stated no arrangement will be made at the exam centres for keeping any articles/items belonging to the candidates.

Also read: Date Of NEET(UG)-2021 Declared; See Details

The NEET-UG 2021 will be conducted in pen and paper mode in 13 languages for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS or BHMS and other undergraduate medical courses in approved or recognized Medical, Dental or AYUSH and other Colleges, Deemed Universities or Institutes (AIIMS & JIPMER) in the country.

The pan-India entrance test will be held in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website and appear for the NEET (UG) at the given centre on date and timing as indicated in their Admit Card.

In case a candidate is unable to download his/ her Admit Card from the NTA website, he or she may approach the help line between 10 AM to 5 PM or write an email to NTA at [email protected].

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