The National Testing Agency (NTA) is all set to conduct the test of the medical and dental programme. The examination is famously and commonly known as NEET. On September 13, the exam is taking place by following strict precautionary measures due to ongoing Covid-19 situation.
The medical entrance exam for the admission in undergraduate courses will take place at 3,862 examination centres throughout the country. Altogether, 15.97 lakhs medical aspirants from all over the country have registered for the test.
Looking after the condition of the ongoing pandemic, the number of centres have been increased from 2,546. The plan formulated earlier with each room consisting of 12 candidates. Also, the testing agency has changed the centres of a few candidates keeping in mind the guideline of social distancing. However, the city of the exam center is still the same for each student.
NEET Examination Guidelines
NTA has made few amendments in the rules and has taken the steps for the precautions for each candidate at the NEET examination center. NTA guidelines containing precautions direct- availability of sanitisers at the entrance and inside the hall, all the time, alternate seating plans, checking of admit cards by barcode readers, and staggered entry and exit.
For the students in need, some states acquired various measures. For instance, Kolkata Metro Railway is all set to run the special services for the aspirants. On the other hand, the government of Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Odisha assured students with transport facility while travelling during the examination.
After the release of the final date, many students protested. They claimed that it is a risk to the life of the aspirants to attend an exam which has so huge public gathering. But the supreme court dismissed the plea of the further postponement of the exam.