NEET Exam 2020
The National Testing Agency (NTA) announced the NEET exam 2020 dates last month. Around 15.6 lakh aspirants have applied for the entrance exam across the country. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will administer and conduct the NEET 2020 exam tomorrow on September 13. The NTA has issued additional guidelines this year, due to the CoronaVirus outbreak. Readers will find a detailed guide for the upcoming NEET exam 2020 in this article.
NEET Exam 2020 Live Updates
NEET 2020 Highlights
- NTA declared the Standard Operating Procedures for NEET 2020
- 44 Exam Centers had to be changed at the last moment due to Covid-19 preventive measures
- Students with more thermal temperature to be isolated in a special room.
- NEET 2020 restrictions tightened due to Covid-19 SoPs.
- Indian Railways are running special trains for NEET 2020 in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Odisha, UP, Bihar, and many other states.
- Kolkata to operate 66 special metro trains for NEET 2020 Exam.
- Around 15 lakh Aspirants are traveling tens and hundreds of kilometers for the NEET 2020 Exam.
NTA NEET Exam 2020 on September 13
The Entrance cum National Eligibility Test (NEET) for acceptance to undergraduate medical and allied programs and courses is going to be held tomorrow on Sunday, September 13. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to be the conducting body which has issued a lengthy list of instructions and guidelines for the 15.67 lakh candidates who are going to appear in the exam. The NEET exam in the past years already had stringent rules, comprising a specific NEET dress code and some other stuff to carry to the exam center as well.
NEET 2020: Self-Declaration Form by Aspirants
The COVID-19 outbreak has further lengthened and tightened the rules, regulations, and restrictions for the aspirants. The NEET September exam day protocols now include aspirants bringing a “self-declaration form,” which shows their health status. This year, the NEET-UGG for entry to medical colleges is going to be held from 2 to 5 in the afternoon across 3,842 centers.
NTA Provided Choice to Alter the Exam Center Towns
National Testing Agency this year has also provided the aspirants with choices to alter the exam center towns. A total of 95,000 aspirants had benefited from the facility, and their revised and modified selection of exam center towns has been non-accommodated. Nonetheless, on September 10, long after delivering the NEET exam admit cards, the NTA changed about 44 exam centers due to the enactment of COVID-19 preventive measures.
NEET 2020: Guidelines by NTA
•Social distancing should be maintained, and overcrowding should be avoided on the NEET 2020 exam day. To do so, aspirants will be allocated different time-slots, which will make them report to the exam centers at different times.
•NEET candidates must report to the exam centers before 1 pm. As per NTA, the examinees will be given the test papers at 1:45 pm.
•The final entrance time into the exam hall is 1:30 pm.
NEET 2020: Mandatory Things for the Exams
- Admit Card
- Valid photo ID proof
- Replica of the same self-declarations utilized in the application form.
- Self-declaration form
- PwD certificate
- Documents for scribing
- Pen and pencil
- Personal hand sanitizer
NEET 2020: Dress Code
Candidates are permitted to wear flip flops and low heel sandals. Closed footwear is not allowed. Thick soled shoes or footwear and dresses with huge buttons are not allowed. Light clothing with half and full sleeves are not allowed. NEET candidates who wear particular apparel for customary or religious reasons must report to the exam centers in prior.
NEET 2020: Covid-19 Advisory
The COVID-19 advisory has been issued to all bodies linked with the organizing of medical examinations. It is also called the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), which has been formulated by the prime medical professionals of All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS), to retain a secure and safe atmosphere for all the folks – from aspirants to faculty involved in the examination. National Testing Agency NEET 2020 COVID-19 advisory evaluates the social distancing norms straight from the admission of the candidates and up to their departure.
NEET 2020: SOPs During NEET Exam
- The aspirants would be thermally inspected before coming into the campus. If their body temperature must prevail and stay under 37.4° Celsius.
- If their body temperature is more than 37.4° Celsius; they will be moved to the Isolation Room.
- The COVID-19 local helpline number will be displayed prominently at the exam centers.
- After fulfillment of the examination, the aspirants would be allowed to move out systematically – only one candidate at a time.
- The masks and gloves must be disposed of in a pedal push wrapped bin outside the exam hall.
NEET 2020: Special Train and Metro Services
The Metro Rail in Calcutta has instructed to operate 66 special metro trains on September 13 in a proposition to lessen the travel woes of numerous NEET candidates, Metro Rail spokesman Indrani Banerjee said.
According to officials of Western Railway, two superfast express special trains with second class seating and sleeping coaches all reserved for the NEET aspirants will run from Somnath to Ahmedabad and Vapi to Ahmedabad on Saturday.
The East Coast Railway has been instructed to run four pairs of special trains on Saturday and Sunday for the aspirants of the NEET 2020 Exam.
Indian Rail has instructed to run four pairs of special trains from September 4 to September 15 for the amenity of candidates appearing in the NEET 2020 exam in Rajasthan, Bihar, and Uttar PradeshPiyush Goyal
NEET 2020: What can Ensure Permanent Safety?
Students must watch the Spiritual discourses of Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj on Satlok Ashram Youtube Channel. They should understand the true essence of all the religious Holy Scriptures, which are the Quran Sharif, Bible, Vedas, Shri Guru Granth Sahib, Shrimad Bhagavad Geeta, Puranas, and Upanishads.
After understanding the knowledge of the only real spiritual leader in the entire world, students must understand the importance of education. After which they must take initiation from Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj and start performing true worship of Almighty Lord Kabir according to the Holy Scriptures. Supreme God Kabir can ensure the safety of anyone who has taken refuge of Him; all of our sacred scriptures prove it.
For the convenience of candidates taking the NEET exams, Railway has decided to run three pairs of special trains on 12th & 13th September.— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 11, 2020
Indian Railways will always go an extra mile to help students build their future 🧑🏻🎓👩🏻🎓 pic.twitter.com/fMHngRTFes