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NEET 2018 Dress Code

NEET 2018 Dress Code and Barred Items

NEET 2018 dress code is what the candidates who applied for the exam must be looking for now. NEET 2018 will be conducted by CBSE on May 06, 2018, for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in different medical colleges across the country. The exam is now less than a month away. The aspirants must be following NEET 2018 last month preparation strategies and schedule. Along with memorizing the important chapters and formulae, the students also need to keep in mind a few items barred by CBSE for NEET 2018 as they can be used for any unfair means. Students need to keep a check that they do not possess any of barred items at exam centre and follow NEET 2018 dress code strictly.

The students are also advised to follow the Dress Code for NEET 2018 as is important for the fair conduct of the examination.

NEET 2018 Dress Code – List of Barred Items

Note: The candidates are not allowed to carry the following items inside the examination hall under any circumstances. The candidates will be subjected to extensive and compulsory frisking before entering the examination centre with the help of highly sensitive metal detectors. Applicants trying to enter into the examination hall with the barred item as per the dress code of NEET 2018 will not only be stopped from entering the room but will also be disqualified from the exam.

(a) Any stationery items

Candidates are not allowed to carry any stationery item like books, pen, pencil, pen drive etc. in the examination hall. Those carrying the same will be asked to submit the same to the invigilator. Given-below is the complete list of stationary items not allowed in NEET 2018 examination centre.

Textual material (printed or written) bits of papers Geometry/Pencil Box Plastic Pouch Calculator Pen
Electronic Pen/Scanner etc. Writing Pad Pen Drives Eraser Scale Log Table

(b) Any communication device like

To ensure that candidates don’t cheat during the exam, the authorities have barred all the communication devices inside the examination hall. As per NEET 2018 dress code, candidates will not be allowed to carry any of the given devices in the exam hall.

Mobile Phone Bluetooth Microphone Pager Health Band

(c) Other items like

In addition to stationery items, candidates are also not allowed to wear any accessories or ornaments during the exam. Those wearing or carrying the same will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is better you avoid carrying any of the items given below than wasting your time on arguing with the invigilator at the examination centre.

Wallet Goggles Handbags Belt Cap
Watch Wrist Watch Camera Bracelet Any metallic Item

(d) All ornaments like

Ring Earrings Nose-pin Chain
Necklace Pendants Badge Brooch

(g) Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle etc. are also not allowed to carry in NEET 2018 examination hall.

Action against the candidates not following NEET 2018 Dress Code:

No arrangement will be made at the centres for keeping any articles/items belonging to the candidates. In case any candidate is found in possession of any of the barred items inside the NEET 2018 Exam centre, it will be considered as use of unfair means and action will be taken against the candidate in accordance with the relevant provisions.

Dress Code for NEET 2018

Apart from the items mentioned above, candidates also need to follow the dress code of NEET 2018. Basically, the dress code explains the type of clothes the candidates are allowed to wear in the examination hall.

Dress Code for NEET 2018

Allowed Not Allowed
Light clothes with half sleeves Big buttons
Salwar Brooch/badge
Trouser Flower
Slippers, sandals with low heels Shoes

Special Instruction for Students Coming in Customary Dress

In case, candidates are coming in the customary dress for the examination, they should report at least an hour before the last reporting time i.e. 9.30 am, so that they could be frisked properly.

Things to Do Before NEET 2018

Keep Your Admit Card Ready

Keep your admit card and performa complete with the required details and affixed photograph (passport size for admit card and postcard size for performa). You cannot enter into the examination hall without a fully filled and updated Admit Card and performa. Also, keep extra passport size photographs which you need to submit to the Examination Hall. Check that you do not carry any barred items and your dress conforms to the NEET 2018 dress code prescribed by the CBSE.

Take Healthy Food

Healthy food and good sleep are essential to fuel for your brain. Go for evening walks, for recreation as well as for meditation to keep yourself stress-free. Adapt yourself and attune your body cycle in accordance with the exam schedule. Begin your day early, have your breakfast and sit to take your NEET 2018 practice test like you would do on your NEET 2018 Exam Day.

Revise Only What is Required

Read and revise only NCERT. Toppers, teachers, examiners and experts, all advice that NCERT is enough for NEET 2018 preparation. Do not add up to last moment pressure and confusion by going through any extra books. Go through and ingrain what your teachers emphasized as important.

Recall and remember your class tests and discussions on them. Do not forget your mistakes and their corrections along with the lines of reasoning. Recollect the keyword or the key language that lead you to the identification of the concept. These small details will have a big impact on your last-minute preparation and eventually your performance in the exam.

Stay Calm

Stay Calm, Collected and composed. Do not fuss or over-think. Believe in your hard work. Stay confident and prepared.

Things to Do on The Day of NEET 2018 Exam

  • The examination centre will be opened 2 hours and 30 minutes before the commencement of the NEET 2018 exam. No candidate will be allowed to enter in the examination centre after 09.30 am. Therefore, ensure that you leave home well in advance considering all facts like traffic, the location of the centre and weather conditions, etc.
  • A seat with a roll number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates must find out and occupy their allotted seats immediately, as soon as they enter the examination hall.
  • Admit Card is your entry ticket and identity proof for the NEET 2018 exam centre. One cannot appear for the exam without a valid Admit Card. It will be checked and signed by the Invigilator.
  • Fill in the details on the NEET 2018 Question Paper booklet and the OMR sheet patiently and carefully. Another copy of anyone of them will not be provided if you make a mistake.
  • In your own interests, do not carry any of the barred items to the NEET 2018 Examination Centre. Follow the Dress Code prescribed by the CBSE.

Things to Do after the NEET 2018 Exam

  • Do not discuss the paper with your friends. Do not compare your methods and answers.
  • Check out the NEET 2018 Answer Key, which will be released after the Exam. Calculate your expected Score and estimate your rank through Aakash NEET 2018 Rank Predictor tool.
  • Stay updated by following the CBSE NEET website for any news and announcements on 15% All India Quota counselling, and the state board website for 85% state quota counselling.

NEET 2018 Admit Card

NEET 2018 Admit Cards have already been released by the CBSE. Candidates who applied for the exam can now visit the website and download the admit card of NEET 2018. Candidates whose application forms were accepted by the board will only be issued the hall tickets for NEET 2018.

How to download the NEET 2018 Admit Card?

  • visit
  • Click on ‘Admit Card NEET 2018’ under online services
  • Fill in your Registration no, Date of birth and Security Pin and click on ‘Submit’
  • Your admit card will appear on the screen
  • Check and confirm all the details
  • Save and download, take multiple printouts

NEET 2018 Exam Pattern

Before planning any strategy and schedule, one needs to be familiar with NEET 2018 Exam Pattern. It not just gives students an overview of the type of questions asked but also about the marking scheme. Based on the exam pattern of NEET 2018, candidates can make their strategies and attempt the maximum number of questions in the given time.

  • The NEET 2018 Exam will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • It will consist of 180 objective type questions and the duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
  • Every correct answer will get you 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

Practice previous year question papers. The probability of a question getting repeated is low, however, there are good chances of formats of some question types/topics to remain same.

Follow your Class teachings and class tests. Anything emphasized as important or enforced over and again by the experienced teachers has fair chances of being asked in the exam in some or the other form.

NEET 2018 Cut Off

NEET 2018 Cut off is the minimum percentile required to qualify the NEET 2018 is same as last year. The percentile is your marks relative to the highest marks scored by any candidate in the exam.

NEET Cutoff 2018

Category Minimum Qualifying Percentile
Unreserved (UR) 50
Unreserved Physically Handicapped (UR-PH) 45
Scheduled Caste (SC) 40
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 40
Other Backward Castes (OBC) 40

Keep a check on all the important details for NEET 2018 Exam by regularly visiting our blog.

Author: Aakash Institute

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