NEET 2020 Live Updates: Candidates starts arriving at centres, exam to be held at 2 pm – education

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NEET 2020 Live Updates: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET 2020) on Sunday, September 13, 2020. This year, over 15 lakh candidates had registered for the NEET 2020 examination which will be conducted amid strict precautions in view of the coronavirus pandemic. To be able to handle social distancing, the NTA has increased the number of exam centres from originally-planned 2,546 to 3,843, while the number of candidates per room has been reduced from earlier 24 to 12. The NEET 2020 is a pen and paper-based examination. The medical entrance exam has already been deferred more than one times owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. The exam used to be originally scheduled for May 3, but used to be pushed to July 26, and then to September 13.

Get latest updates on exam here. Stay tuned. 

11:52 am IST
NEET 2020: Students arriving at exam centres in Tamil Nadu

Candidates begin arriving at examination centres in Tamil Nadu to seem in the NEET 2020 examination.

 

तमिलनाडु: आज देशभर में नेशनल टेस्टिंग एजेंसी(NTA) द्वारा आयोजित होने वाली NEET की परीक्षा देने के लिए मदुरै में केंद्रीय विद्यालय, नरिमेडु परीक्षा केंद्र पर छात्र आने शुरू हो गए हैं। pic.twitter.com/B3cdM9WIX0

— ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) September 13, 2020

11:24 am IST
NEET 2020: Candidates arrive at examination centre in West Bengal

Candidates arrive at an examination centre in Siliguri to seem for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).

 

West Bengal: Candidates arrive at an examination centre in Siliguri to write National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET).

A candidate says,”It is a test of 1.5 years of my tough work. We’re taking all precautions including wearing masks and incessantly sanitizing hands.” #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/KwVtiHeVNe

— ANI (@ANI) September 13, 2020

10:53 am IST
NEET 2020: Here’s what you must realize if you’re a candidate

Each and every candidate has to cover their face with mask

Staggered time slots for reporting has been provided to candidates to steer clear of crowd at the examination centre.

NTA has increased the number of exam centres from earlier 2546 to 3843 now, in an effort to handle social distancing.

Number of candidates sitting in each and every room has been reduced from earlier 24 to 12 now.

All staff members and candidates will be checked with Thermo guns at the entry points to check their temperature

Candidates observed with having above normal temperature or displaying any symptom of Covid-19 suspect will be placed in separate isolation rooms

10:38 am IST
NEET 2020: Odisha CM extends his best wishes to candidates

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Saturday extended his best wishes to the students appearing in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET 2020) examination scheduled to be held on September 13, 2020.

 

ନିଟ୍ ପରୀକ୍ଷା ଦେଉଥିବା ସମସ୍ତ ଛାତ୍ରଛାତ୍ରୀଙ୍କୁ ଆନ୍ତରିକ ଶୁଭେଚ୍ଛା। ପିଲାମାନଙ୍କ ସୁବିଧା ପାଇଁ ସମସ୍ତ ବ୍ୟବସ୍ଥା ସୁନିଶ୍ଚିତ ହୋଇଛି। ସମସ୍ତଙ୍କ ସଫଳତା କାମନା କରୁଛି।
Best wishes to all appearing for #NEET2020 all through this challenging time. May you all be successful and come through with flying colours. pic.twitter.com/rqpvX3DxFy

— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) September 12, 2020

10:12 am IST
NEET 2020: Direct link to download admit card for entrance exam

Here’s the direct link to download the NEET 2020 admit card.

10:03 am IST
NEET 2020: 1.6 lakh candidates to seem in UP, 2.2 lakh in Maharashtra

A complete of 1,66,582 candidates from Uttar Pradesh—second highest after Maharashtra’s 2,28,914— are to seem in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Under Graduate (UG) -2020. Read more

09:46 am IST
NEET 2020: Students arriving at examination centres in Chennai

Candidates begin arriving at examination centres to seem in the NEET 2020 examination.

Chennai: Candidates begin arriving at examination centres to write NEET exam (National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test); visuals from Vidya Mandir in Mylapore.

A candidate says,”NEET is just an exam.There’s nothing to fear approximately. Whether not cleared this time,we will be able to reappear next year” pic.twitter.com/IpFRKR4Wc8

— ANI (@ANI) September 13, 2020

09:40 am IST
NEET 2020: Each and every examination centre will have the following extra Stock

1) Gloves and Masks for all staff on examination duty

2) Gloves & Masks for candidates in case they don’t come with their own, Hand Sanitizer at entry and within the Examination Centres as needed.

3) Spray bottles, Sponges/cloth for disinfecting items such as

desk/table, door handles, etc.

4) Disinfectant liquid with 1% sodium hypochlorite for spraying in the examination Centres

5) Liquid handwash/soap in washrooms for washing hands

6) Thermo guns for Temperature check of candidates and all staff on duty

09:27 am IST
NEET 2020: Education Minister’s message to candidates appearing in exam

The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriya on Saturday extended his best wishes to the students appearing in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET 2020) examination scheduled to be held on September 13, 2020.

 

कल #NEET की परीक्षा है और 3862 सेंटरों में लाखों छात्र परीक्षा में बैठ रहें हैं। इस अवसर पर मैं सभी अभ्यर्थियों और अभिभावकों को ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं देता हूं ।

— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) September 12, 2020

09:20 am IST
NEET 2020: Items allowed within exam centre

Mask on face

Gloves on hand

Personal translucent water bottle

Personal small hand sanitizer (50 ml)

Exam related documents as instructed (Admit Card, ID card, etc)

09:10 am IST
NEET 2020: Kolkata Metro specials and more than 2500 buses on street for candidates

The Kolkata Metro would run 79 special trains on Sunday for candidates appearing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). Excluding the metro, the state transport corporations have deliberate to run more than 2,500 buses across the state for the candidates. Read more

09:01 am IST
NEET 2020 examination to be conducted today

The National Testing Agency will conduct NEET 2020 examination today , September 13, for over 15 lakh candidates at 3,842 centres spread across the country.

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