Chhattisgarh: Temperature of candidates being checked and social distancing norms being followed at an exam centre
DMK is against holding of NEET during COVID-19: Udhayanidhi Stalin Madurai
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is against holding of the NEET during the coronavirus pandemic, said DMK Youth Wing Secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin on Saturday. He questioned the safety of the students appearing for the examinations.
West Bengal: Govt ordered to resume metro services today for NEET 2020 examination aspirants and their parents
Change in NEET 2020 exam centres
National Testing Agency (NTA) has changed examination centres of NEET (UG) - 2020 Examination scheduled on 13 September 2020 for some of the candidates.There is no change in the centre cities of the candidates; only centres have been changed. The concerned candidates have already been informed by NTA through SMS and email. They were also informed telephonically.
Such candidates are advised to download their latest admit card available on NEET website (https://ntaneet.nic.in) and report as per the details given in latest admit card at the new examination centre for NEET (UG) - 2020 Examination on 13 September 2020.
Dress code guidelines
Candidates come in cultural/ customary dress at the Examination Centre should report at least an hour before the last reporting time i.e. 12.30 pm so that there is enough time for proper frisking without any inconvenience to the candidate.
How to download NEET Admit Card
Step 1: Visit the official website of NTA - ntaneet.nic.in
Step 2: Select the link
Step 3: Log in to the applicant portal by filling out user ID and password
Step 4: Hit the submit button and download the NEET 2020 admit card
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal congratulates NEET UG 2020 aspirants
"Today, I congratulate all the candidates who are appearing in the NEET exam. I am confident that like the JEE, candidates appearing in the NEET exam will follow the Corona Guideline and take the exam with complete patience, self-control and confidence," tweeted union education minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal.
Body pat frisking will not be done
Frisking by metal detector held with a long handle will be mandatory for all candidates
Frisking personnel will ensure that while frisking metal detector does not come in physical contact with any candidate
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi signal presence will be checked inside the examination rooms and examination centres
During the conduct of examination, all the installed jammers/ CCTVs (if applicable) will be functional as per NTA guidelines.
Candidate must take permission from Invigilator before going for washroom
Housekeeping staff manning the washrooms must insist that the candidates wash their hands before leaving the washroom.
Drinking water management
The practice of water dispenser will be discontinued
Personal Water Bottles will be permitted at the table and should be brought by the candidate
Items permitted into the examination room/hall for Candidates
Mask on face
Gloves on hand
Personal transparent water bottle
Personal small hand sanitizer (50 ml)
Exam related documents as instructed (Admit Card, ID card, etc)
No other item to be permitted inside the examination room/hall
The admit card will clearly state what candidates are permitted to carry and what they are not permitted to carry
What does your admit card have?
Staggered Time Slot for the candidates reporting at the examination centres – to be printed as “Slot (time)” such as 11.00 A.M. -11.30 A.M.
List of items permitted in exam rooms
Specific instructions to maintain social distancing and other instructions related to COVID-19
A hyperlink to the location of the centre so that Candidate may verify the location of the centre in advance by clicking on the link (when a candidate clicks the Centre details).
In case of PwD candidate availing a scribe, both the candidate and scribe must wear the masks
East Coast Railway starts 4 special trains for NEET exams
The East Coast Railway started four special trains on Saturday and Sunday for the candidates appearing in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) to be held on September 13, it said.
These trains are being run in four routes-Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar, Keonjhargarh-Bhubaneswar, Rayagada-Sambalpur, and Khariar Road-Sambalpur. Students will board these trains to reach their destination for the exams and will return their homes by the same train after their examination is over.
NEET fear: 3 medical college aspirants commit suicide in Tamil Nadu
A day ahead of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), three medical college aspirants in Tamil Nadu committed suicide on Saturday fearing failure.
Madurai-based Jyothi Sridurga, daughter of policeman Murugasundaram, hanged herself at her residence on Saturday. The day's second suicide happened in Dharmapuri where a boy named Aditya snuffed out his own life. In Namakkal district, another boy named Motilal hanged himself to death.
NTA to conduct NEET 2020 exam today
The National Testing Agency will hold NEET-UG 2020 exam today, September 13, for 15,97,433 aspirants. The exam will begin at 2 pm at 3,842 exam centres across India.