NEET 2018 Rules and Regulations
Kritika Tyagi, 04 May 2018, #NEET

NEET 2018 Rules and Regulations – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has laid down some strict NEET rules and regulations 2018 to be followed on the day of the exam. In accordance with the rules and regulations of NEET 2018, candidates will be required to follow a proper dress code and report as per their entry slot. While following the NEET 2018 rules and regulations, applicants must note that any kind of communication device like mobile phone, bluetooth and WiFi device will not be allowed inside the examination hall. The authorities have released a list of barred items and bringing them to the exam hall will violate the NEET rules and regulations 2018.
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It is specifically mentioned by the officials that any infringement on part of the candidates might lead to the cancellation of candidature and future debarment from appearing in NEET UG. Interested candidates can check here all the details pertaining to the rules and regulations of NEET 2018, scheduled to be held on Sunday, May 6.

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NEET Rules and Regulation 2018 – Exam Day Schedule

The test-takers are allotted different slots for entry in the examination hall which is mentioned on the NEET admit card 2018. As per the NEET 2018 rules and regulations, candidates opting for a customary dress like a burqa or hijab, or planning to carry on their person religious items like kangha kara or kirpan, are required to report one hour before the last entry time. The last entry is scheduled for 9.30 AM after which no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall. The authorities have conveyed time and again that the candidates should visit the examination centre one day before the exam day so that there is no confusion in locating the same on the off chance that there are two or more schools/centres with similar names. Aspirants following the NEET 2018 rules and regulations must note that excuses like traffic or bad weather condition will not be entertained by the officials of the respective exam centres. Candidates can check here the schedule to be followed on the exam day

NEET 2018 Exam Day Schedule


Date and Time

NEET Exam Date

May 6, 2018 (Sunday)

Reporting at the allotted centre

Slot A – 7.30 AM

Slot B – 8.30 AM

Last entry in the examination hall

9.30 AM

Distribution of the test booklet

9.45 AM

Breaking the seal of the test booklet

9.55 AM

Commencement of examination

10.00 AM

Test Concludes

1.00 PM

NEET Rules and Regulations 2018 – Unfair Means

According to the rules and regulations of NEET 2018, unfair means indicates those activities which might give a candidate an illegitimate advantage over other candidates. Candidates can check here the NEET rules and regulations around the unfair means practices as emphasized by the conducting body-

  • Candidates in possession of any barred item will not be given entry inside the examination hall.

  • Talking, chit-chatting or assisting other aspirants to engage in any kind of malpractice inside the examination will be strictly dealt with as per the NEET 2018 rules and regulations.

  • The test-takers are responsible for the answer sheet and it is the duty of the candidate to make sure that the sheet is not damaged in any way at the time of submission.

  • Candidates are not allowed to contact or communicate with any person other than the examination staff during the examination time in the exam centre.

  • Manipulation of documents like admit card is against the NEET 2018 rules and regulations.

  • Any change in the photograph as uploaded in the application form will not be acceptable.

  • Candidates have to provide the exact information on the answer sheet as they have given while filling the application form.

  • Creating obstacles in the smooth and fair conduct of the examination will lead to debarrment.

NEET Rules and Regulations 2018 – Barred Items

  • Stationery Items - Textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, geometry/pencil box, plastic pouch, calculator, pen, scale, writing pad, pen drives, eraser, calculator, log table, electronic pen/scanner, etc.

  • Communication Devices - Mobile phone, blue tooth, earphones, microphone, pager, health band, etc.

  • Ornaments - Ring, Bracelet, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge, Brooch, etc.

  • Watches - Watch/wrist watch, camera, etc.

  • Eatables - Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle etc.

  • Other items - Wallet, goggles, handbags, hair pin, hair band, amulets, belt, cap, scarf, eatable (opened or packed) etc. Any metallic items which could be used for unfair means, for hiding communication devices like camera, Bluetooth device, etc.

NEET Dress Code 2018

NEET 2018 dress code refers to the set of attire which should be followed while taking NEET for male and female candidates. According to the NEET 2018 dress code, the authorities have asked the candidates to wear light clothes which should not have full sleeves so as to not arouse suspicion. Male candidates should prefer trousers and half sleeve shirts/t-shirts. Female candidates are required to wear salwars/trousers and half sleeve kurtas/tops. Any clothes with big buttons, brooches, or embroidery should be avoided as per NEET dress code 2018. Shoes are prohibited inside the examination hall therefore candidates should go for slippers or sandals.

NEET Exam Day Guidelines 2018

  • No candidate will be allowed entry after 9:30 AM as per rules and regulations of NEET 2018.

  • Only valid admit card and passport size will be allowed inside the examination hall.

  • There will be no arrangement made for keeping any article/item/mobile/purse/keys etc. of the candidates at the exam centre.

  • Since authorities have barred candidates from carrying any type of stationery items, blue/black ballpoint pen will be made available at the exam centre.

  • NEET admit card 2018 with an affixed photograph, along with a separate photograph, are the only documents candidates can carry when entering the examination hall.

  • It is clearly stated in NEET rules and regulation 2018 that it is the duty of the candidate to check whether the number of pages in the test booklet is same as mentioned.

  • Candidates will not leave the examination room after 1.00 PM until the test is declared as concluded. Aspirants will not be allowed to go to the washroom in the given time.

  • It is mandatory to submit the answer sheet before leaving the examination hall.

  • NEET 2018 admit card should be kept safely by the candidates until the counselling process is concluded.

  • Candidates who have opted for a regional language as their medium of the question paper should not that in case of any confusion in the translation of any of the questions, the English paper’s version will be considered final.

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