Thiruvananthapuram: The National Testing Agency has released a set of guidelines, including the list of barred items and dress codes, for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses to be held on Sunday (May 5).
The test supervising organisation has said that the candidates will be subjected to extensive frisking with the help of metal detectors before they enter the examination centre.
The dress code is as follows: Candidates can come in cultural and customary dress. Light clothes with half sleeves are recommended. Long sleeves for male and female candidates are not allowed. For girl candidates, slippers and sandals with low heels are permitted.
Shoes are not allowed for male candidates and they are advised not to wear kurta-pyjama. Female candidates should opt for simple half- sleeve kurtas without any embroidery. Students can wear jewellery or watch.
Candidates are requested to come at least an hour before the last reporting time so that there is enough time available for proper frisking.
The NEET 2019 duration is three hours from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will have 180 objective-type questions. The questions will be asked from subjects- physics, chemistry, biology (botany & zoology). The total marks are 720 and the results will be declared on June 5, as per the official brochure....