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CBSE NEET Dress Code 2018: Don’t wear shoes, only light-coloured half sleeves dress permitted

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 on May 6.The admit cards of NEET 2018 have been issued and CBSE has issued a particular dress code for the exam day which candidates need to strictly follow.

CBSE NEET 2018: Dress code

The board has advised candidates to come in “light-coloured half-sleeves dress” and “not to wear shoes.”

Customary dress:

Those candidates who wish to wear their “customary dress” need to reach the test centre an hour before the examination.

More about CBSE NEET Dress Code 2018:

The candidates will have to wear “light clothes with half sleeves, not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with salwar/trouser,” and “slippers, sandals with low heels and not the shoes,” to the exam centre. The NEET exam will be conducted on May 6, from 10 am to 1 pm.

NEET 2018 schedule to remain unaltered:

“The schedule will remain unaltered even if the date of the test is declared a public holiday,” CBSE said in a statement.

No communication devices:

The board has also barred students from carrying communication devices to the exam centres. The board said that no arrangement would be made at the centres for keeping any items belonging to the candidates.

 NEET 2018: Other restricted items

Geometry/pencil box, handbags, belt, cap, ornaments, watch and any other metallic items are not allowed.

CBSE NEET 2018: No eatables

The NEET aspirants will not be permitted to carry eatables or water bottles inside the room.

 CBSE NEET 2018: Total number of candidates

This year, over 13.36 lakh have registered for CBSE NEET 2018, up from 11.5 lakh who had registered in 2017.

Students who are appearing for NEET exam can check out the important details below:

  • Candidates and their parents are requested to read the information bulletin carefully before the examination. Candidates are advised to adhere to all the instructions given in the bulletin. Any infringement of instructions shall entail disciplinary action including no entry in the examination centre and ban from future NEET (UG) examinations
  • There are two entry slots i.e. “A” & “B”. For slot “A”, entry time is from 7:30 am to 8:30 am and for slot “B”, entry time is from 08:30 am to 9:30 am. Reach centre as per your allotted entry slot. This will avoid the rush at entry during summer
  • It is advised to visit the centre a day before the examination to confirm the location, distance etc. of the centre to avoid delay. It is the responsibility of the candidate to reach the centre on time
  • Parents may ensure that their ward is leaving for examination as perinstructions are given in the bulletin especially in chapter 5, 9 and 11. They shall also ensure that they are reaching the examination centre as per entry slot on the day of examination

     NEET 2018: Instructions for candidates

    • Valid admit card
    • Passport size photograph to be affixed on the attendance sheet. No other document is required to be carried
    • Candidates will strictly follow all the instructions issued to check unfair mean activities in the examination. Candidate will be frisked before the commencement of the examination. Physically with scanners
    • Please affix your photograph in admit card as uploaded on your online application form
    • The candidate shall not remove any page(s) from the test booklet and if any page(s) is/are found missing from his/her test booklet, he/she will be prosecuted and shall be liable for criminal action
    • No candidate shall be allowed to use toilets in last 30 minutes of examination i.e. from 12:30 pm to 1 pm
    • No candidate shall be allowed to leave the examination hall before concluding the test
    • No candidate shall be allowed to leave the examination hall without handing over the OMR sheet to the Invigilator concerned
    • The admit card is issued provisionally to the candidate subject to his/her satisfying the eligibility conditions
    • On completion of the test, the candidate must hand over duly signed OMR Sheet to the Invigilator and take away only the test booklet
    • In case of any ambiguity in translation of any of the questions, its English version shall be treated as final.

Recent change announced in NEET:

The NEET-UG will be conducted in six additional languages, said a statement released by the Union Health Ministry.

The six languages in which the exams will be conducted are Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu and Tamil, apart from the conventional English and Hindi.

Important dates:

  • Date of exam: May 6
  • Display of OMR Sheet: The date will be intimated on website
  • Display of Answer Key: The date will be intimated on website
  • Declaration of Result: June 5 (Tuesday).

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