NEET 2019: Remember 8 common mistakes to avoid on exam day

PriyamDave | 12th Apr, 2019 - 6:08 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, April 12: National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) on May 5, 2019, for admission to around 93,919 MBBS and BDS courses offered by government, private, deemed and central universities across India. A total of 180 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology and Botany) will be asked, which  must be completed in three hours only. Through the official information brochure released on November 1, 2018, NTA has specified several do’s and don’ts, dress code and other exam day guidelines to be followed on the day of exam. 

Since, NEET being the most sought-after medical entrance test, medical students would have studied for the exam with perseverance. In order to complete the NEET exam successfully, aspirants are advised to check these 5 common mistakes which must be taken care of on the D-day.

1. Follow the instructions carefully

Since, it took a diligent effort to prepare for NEET entrance exam, therefore, candidates must follow each and every instruction as stated by the examination authority. In case any student found involved in any sort of unfair activities, he/she will not be allowed to write the entrance exam. 

2. No arrangements to keep the belongings

In the prospectus, the brochure has enunciated the details which must be carried on the exam day. Also, there is a list of items which should not be brought at the exam centre. 

Candidates must note that no arrangements will be made at the centre of NEET 2019 to keep the belongings. Thus, aspirants should avoid carrying the prohibited items inside the hall. Check the list of what or what not to carry at the NEET test centre.

What to carry?

  • NEET admit card 2019 download PDF, with passport size photograph pasted on it

  • A passport size photograph (as uploaded in the application form)

  • Any one valid ID proof - PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar card/Ration card or any valid IDs issued by the government

  • PwD certificate (for PH candidates only)

What not to carry?

  • Any stationery item like textual material (written or printed), bits of paper, geometry, plastic pouch, calculator, pen, scale, writing pad, pen drives, log table, electronic pen/scanner etc.

  • Communication devices such as mobile phones, bluetooth, earphones, microphones, pager, health band etc.

  • Ornaments like earrings, rings, necklaces, hair bands, bangles or any other kind of jewellery

  • Any eatables whether opened or packed

  • Any other items like wallet, wrist watch, camera, goggles, cap, belt etc.

  • Or any items which could be used as the medium of unfair means

3. Affix passport size image on NEET 2019 hall ticket

Candidates should not paste the passport size photograph on the designated space provided on the admit card . The photograph should be affixed in exam hall in front of invigilator. This process is to ensure that an aspirant appearing for entrance examination is a genuine applicant. Also, it is essential to possess the valid admit card to the invigilator when asked.  

4. Last entry at 1:30 PM

Any candidate who will report at the centre after 1:30 PM will not be allowed to take the test under any circumstances. NEET test takers must should reach the test centre half an hour before the exam starts. NEET UG 2019 will commence from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM. Before the commencement of entrance exam, all the important instructions mentioned in NEET admit card will be communicated by the invigilator.

5. Sign the attendance sheet

During the NTA NEET 2019, candidates will be required to sign the attendance sheet twice at the specified space provided. First, immediately after the exam starts and; second when while handling over the OMR sheet to the invigilator. The fingerprint of an aspirant is also mandatory on the attendance sheet.

6. Rough work 

All the rough work should be done on the test booklet only. No aspirant is allowed to do any kind of rough work in the OMR sheet or admit card. 

7. Punishment for unfair practices

During the course of, before or after the examination, if any test taker will be found indulges in any kind of above mentioned or similar malpractices, he/she will be debarred for three years in the future and will also be liable for criminal action. 

8. NEET exam guidelines for parents

It is the authority of parents to control their wards action and approach towards the entrance examination. Below mentioned are the points which must parents must ensure for their wards.

  1. Last entry will be at 01:30 PM, therefore, parents must assure that their wards leaves for exam centre well in advance taking into consideration of heavy traffic, weather conditions or any other issues.

  2. The parents should sign the candidate’s admit card as an undertaking to secure the cabalism of NEET MBBS exam.

  3. Parents should also take care that their child does not get involved in any unfair practices.

  4. It is also necessary for parents as well as guardians to know that the candidate follows NEET dress code for male and female. Students who will not follow the particular dress code are not permitted to go inside the exam hall.

Candidates and their well wishers should make sure that they follow the above-mentioned regulations and other printed on the admit card. Careers360 wishes best wishes to all test takers.

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