Masks, social distancing and more: NEET 2020 updates here
Masks, social distancing and more: NEET 2020 updates here
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Around 85-90% students appeared NEET today: Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Karnataka: Candidates at an examination centre in Bengaluru

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Bihar: NEET aspirants at an exam centre in Patna

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 

Tamil Nadu: Candidates arrive at an examination centre

West Bengal: Candidates arrive at an examination centre in Siliguri

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 ( 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 -

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.

Chennai: Candidates begin arriving at examination centres to write NEET exam

Candidate Frisking

  • 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.

Washroom management

  • 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.

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