NEET to be held on Sunday ; Check out the dress code for girls and boys

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The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET- UG) will be held on Sunday (September 12). Along with the last-minute preparations, candidates should also remember to strictly follow the dress code and the exam guidelines. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has stipulated separate dress codes for male and female candidates to prevent exam malpractice. Candidates should be very careful as even a small metal hook on the attire could be flagged as an issue.

Candidates should be at their seats by 1.15pm. Candidates who reach after 1.30pm will not be allowed to write the exam. Relaxations on medical grounds will be granted to only those had contacted the NTA before the admit cards were issued.

For female candidates
• Light-coloured half-sleeve churidar, t-shirt
• Light-coloured salwar, jeans, leggings.
• Large buttons, badge or floral printing will not be allowed on the attire.
• Girls can wear slippers or sandals. Shoes and high-heeled footwear are not allowed.
• Shawl/dupatta not allowed.
• Muslim girls can wear burqa, hijab. But they should reach before 12.30pm for proper frisking.
• Avoid rings, earrings, chain, nose-ring, watch, bracelet and so on
• Spectacles and contact lenses, as per the doctors' instructions, are allowed.

For male candidates
• Light-coloured half-sleeve shirt or t-shirt.
• Light-coloured pants. But these should not have big buttons, and several pockets.
• Kurta, pyajamas will not be allowed.
• Sandals and simple footwear allowed. No shoes.
• Do not wear watch, bracelet, cap, or belt.
• Spectacles and contact lenses, as per the doctors' instructions, are allowed.

Candidates should mandatorily have
•  Admit card affixed with passport-size photo
•  ID card
•  Passport-size photo
•  Postcard size (4” X 6”) colour photo (in white background). This should be affixed to the proforma, that is downloaded along with the admit card.

Candidates should mandatorily avoid
• Though spectacles and lenses can be worn, sunglasses will not be allowed.
• Paper sheet, bits of paper, geometry box, pencil box, plastic pouch, calculator, pen, scale, writing pad, pen drive, eraser, logarithm table, electronic pen, and scanner.
• Mobile phone, bluetooth, earphone, microphone, pager, health band, and microchip
• Wallet, handbag, and camera.
• Packaged or non-packaged food items and water bottle. (Diabetic students will be allowed to bring sugar tablets, fruits, transparent water bottle if they have got prior permission)

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