The National Testing Agency (NTA) shall be conducting NEET exam 2019 on 5 May 2019 for MBBS admission in medical colleges in India. With that, to ensure smooth and transparent conduct of NEET 2019 at various exam centers across India, NTA instructs medical aspirants about things to carry and not to carry on the exam day. Medical aspirants appearing for NEET entrance exam are bound to adhere to these rules and regulations laid down by NTA.
Things to Carry on NEET Exam Day
Medical aspirants appearing for NEET entrance exam, conducted for MBBS admission in India, will bring only the following at the exam centre:
Admit Card: Medical aspirants appearing for NEET UG 2019 should download NEET Admit Card from NTA NEET website and carry the same on the exam day. The NEET Admit Card will bear the candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Application No., Roll No., Father’ Name, Category, Sub-Category, Question Paper Medium, Name & Address of Exam Centre allotted. A candidate who does not carry NEET Admit Card on the exam day shall not be allowed to appear for NEET exam under any circumstances.
Passport Size Photograph: Medical aspirants appearing for NEET exam to compete for MBBS admission in India should carry one passport size photograph, same as uploaded while filling NEET application form, for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at the NEET exam centre on the exam day.
Photo ID: An authorized, valid and non-expired photo ID proof is a mandatory document to be produced at the exam centre on NEET UG 2019 entrance exam day. This Photo ID can be any one of the authorized Government Photo IDs such as PAN Card / Driving License / Voter ID / Passport / Aadhaar Card (with photograph) / Ration Card. This document is required to verify candidate’s identity.
PwD Certificate: NEET aspirants belonging to PwD category are required to arrange for a Disability Certificate from one of the Disability Boards constituted at different metro cities. Such candidates should carry PwD certificate, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category, on the NEET 2019 exam day.
Diabetic Patients: Candidates suffering from diabetes are allowed to carry into the NEET exam hall the eatables (with prior information) like Sugar tablets / fruits (like apple/banana/orange) and transparent water bottles.
Things Not to Carry on NEET Exam Day
Medical aspirants appearing for NEET entrance exam to secure MBBS admission in India will not bring the following at the examination centre:
Barred Items: As NEET applicants are subjected to extensive and compulsory frisking before entering NEET exam centre, it is important that MBBS aspirants do not carry the following items inside NEET exam centre under any circumstances.
• Stationary Items like textual materials, bits of paper, pencil/geometry box, calculator, plastic pouch, writing pad, pen, eraser, scale, pen drive, log table, electronic pen, etc.
• Devices meant for communication like Bluetooth, mobile phone, earphones, microphone, health band, pager, etc.
• Accessories like googles, wallet, belt, handbag, cap, watch, bracelet, or any ornament, etc.
• Optical instrument like camera.
• Eatable items packed or unpacked, water bottle, etc.
NEET applicants should ensure that they do not carry any other items except for essentials, as no arrangements will be made at the NEET exam centers for keeping their belongings.
“With great power comes great responsibility”. As NTA has been assigned the duty of conducting NEET 2019 exam, a huge responsibility lies in the hands of NTA of smooth, efficient and transparent conduct of NEET exam. Nearly 15.6 lakhs medical aspirants have registered for NEET 2019. To ensure that no illegal activities take place at the exam centre, NTA has made it mandatory for the students to adhere to its guidelines.
If a candidate is found indulging in any of the unfair practices, he/she shall be debarred for 3 years in future and shall also be liable for criminal action. Hence, it is advised for all the NEET aspirants to follow the guidelines of NTA on the NEET exam day.
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