Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for NEET 2020


    Sunday, September 13, 2020, The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). More than 15 lakh candidates have registered for the NEET exam. The NTA had released a strict list of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) due to Covid-19 which contains a special dress code, the type of water bottle, and what to carry to the exam centre. The exam will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm at across 3,842 centres.

    The candidates appearing for the NEET exam would have to carry a duly filed ‘self-declaration form’ describing their health status.
    A total of 95,000 have availed the facility of revised exam centre cities. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the NTA has changed around 44 exam centres “due to the implementation of COVID-19 preclusion measures.”

    NTA NEET 2020 guidelines 10 points
    • Candidates will be allotted time slots ahead of reporting at the exam centre following social distancing and avoid overcrowding.
    • To avoid any discrepancy, the candidates are requested to visit the centre at least a day prior.
    • The time of reporting at the NEET centre is before 1 pm as the test booklets will provide at 1:45 pm.
    • NEET exam centre documents include.
    • NEET 2020 admit card with all pages printed
    • Self-declaration form/undertaking/Performa for NEET 2020
    • Valid photo ID proof
    • Copy of same photograph that was used in application form to paste on the attendance sheet
    • PwD certificate
    • Documents related to scribes where applicable

    Other items allowed in NEET exam hall:
    • Water in a transparent bottle
    • Mask and gloves
    • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)

    List of documents accepted
    • PAN card
    • Driving License
    • Voter ID
    • 12th Class Board Admit or Registration card
    • Passport
    • Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/E-Aadhaar
    • Ration Card
    • Aadhaar Enrolment No. with Photo.

    How is authorisation done of NEET 2020 form:
    The self-declaration form will be attached to the admit card and downloaded and printed copy. The candidate must fill the self-declaration form/undertaking/Performa in NEET 2020 admit card.
    • Paste photograph
    • Put left-hand thumb impression and make sure it is not grubby
    • Parent’s signature

    Guidelines for footwear and clothes
    Candidates would be asked to sign the declaration in the existence of the invigilator on the day of the exam. Candidates are allowable to wear slippers and sandals with low heels. Closed footwear, shoes, footwear with thick soles and garments with large buttons are not permitted. Moreover, even the clothes of light colour with half sleeves and long sleeves are not allowed. Aspirants with religious attire are requested to report to the centre early for compulsory security check.


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