NEET Dress Code 2023 for NTA Girls and Boys NEET Exam Day Instruction

NEET 2023 dress code: The NEET exam is the national entrance exam organized by the NTA (National Control Agency) to offer admission to the medical course (MBBS/BDS/Ayush). when presenting for the exam, the exam organizing authority has implemented a dress code. Detailed information on the NEET dress code can be found in the NTA NEET information leaflet and recent dress code changes can be viewed below in this article.

The NEET dress code has been talked about since 2018. In order to have transparency and stop cheating during the exam, NEET introduced and adopted the concept of an exam dress code. In 2018, there was a huge controversy over the NEET dress code. NEET clarified that they will not compromise on the dress code. So if you are a NEET 2023 aspirant then you should know the NEET Dress Code 2023 and follow it to gain admission to the exam center gently.

NEET Dress Code 2023

NOTE- The dress code mentioned on the official notification has not changed, only NTA has added some points regarding the safety of candidates during the exam against the spread of coronavirus.

NEET 2023 aspirants will get all the dress code instructions for the NEET 2023 exam here. Failure to follow the instructions below may result in the candidate being declared disqualified from taking the exam. As the NEET exam is a prestigious entrance exam in the country and the aspirants prepare to take this exam for a full year, so it would be better to know all the rules of this exam instead of facing the problems the exam day.

You can read full details about the NEET 2023 dress code and exam day instructions here. Here is a quick overview of the dress code set by NEET for the exam day and later in this article you will learn in detail what to wear on the NEET exam day;

what to wear What to avoid
Half-sleeved Shirts, T-shirts, Dress, etc. Any long-sleeved shirt or type of clothing
Jeans, Trousers, Salwar Kurta Payjama, Saree, Sweatpants
Mangal Sutra and some bracelets (for aspiring brides) All jewelry, rings, bracelets, nose rings and chain etc.
Small elastic to tie the hair Hairpins, large rubber bands, etc.
Sandals, sleepers Shoes, bellies, sunglasses, wallet, purse, etc.
face mask and gloves

NEET Dress Code – What to Wear on Exam Day 2023?

NEET aspirants for 2023 are advised to adhere to a certain dress code as decided by the exam organizing authority. This dress code applies to clothing, shoes worn by students on the day of the exam and other accessories such as jewelry, belts, caps, etc. accompanying the clothing worn on the day of the examination. As the NEET 2023 dress code has been slightly modified due to the pandemic, it is mandatory for all candidates to wear masks and gloves and follow all necessary guidelines.

NEET declares a different dress code for male and female applicants. Let’s see what you can wear on the exam day to take the NEET exam and what you will need to avoid wearing to enter the NEET 2023 exam center.

Instructions to follow especially for the NEET 2023 exam

  • A small personal hand sanitizer (50ml)
  • Personal Clear Water Bottle
  • Exam-related documents (e.g. admission card, ID card, etc.)

Male candidates

  • Male candidates for NEET Exam 2023 can wear bottoms of light colored clothing like jeans or pants. The color of the shirts should also be light and they should only have half sleeves. Long-sleeved clothing is not permitted.
  • Candidates are advised not to wear anything that could create difficulties during the search and that could be used to hide any type of communication devices.
  • The shirt button should not be too big.
  • In shoes, you can wear sleepers or sandals.
  • Sikh aspirants can wear Kada and Katar depending on their religious beliefs.

Female candidates

  • It is also suggested that candidates wear light, half-sleeved clothing.
  • Candidates can wear Salwar, trousers with low heel shoes. This is allowed on the day of the exam to take the exam.
  • Candidates must choose sleepers or sandals as shoes.
  • When choosing your shoes, make sure they should be open and your feet should be visible.
  • Muslim aspirants can wear Burka or Hijab on NEET 2023 exam day as this dress falls under the category of customary wear.

NEET 2023 dress code – What not to wear on exam day?

We have mentioned above what can you wear on NEET exam day. Now take a look at the items you should avoid wearing on NEET 2023.

Male candidates

  • Male candidates wearing Kurta Payjama on the day of the exam will not be accepted at the exam center.
  • Wristwatches with heavy dials, any type of jewelry and metal bracelets on the wrist are strictly prohibited on the day of the exam.
  • Any type of footwear (formal or athletic) and sweatpants are also not allowed in the exam center.
  • It is also advised not to wear jeans on the day of the exam, as rummaging through jeans can make you feel uncomfortable, although NEET has not included it in the “don’ts” category. wear on the day of the exam”.

Female candidates

  • For women, dresses with large buttons, brooches/badges, flowers, etc. are prohibited on the day of the exam.
  • Avoid bobby pins and bands on exam day. Ornaments like heavy earrings, pendants and nose rings should also be avoided as these items are made of metal and take a long time to check with metal detectors.
  • Avoid dresses with heavy embroidery.
  • Avoid shoes or any type of footwear that fully or mostly covers your feet.
  • Avoid large wristwatches to wear.
  • Replace your leggings, jeggings and jeans with formal pants or a salwar for the NEET exam day.

Why is the NEET 2023 dress code strict?

Many NEET aspirants may find the NEET 2023 dress code strict, but the fact is that these rules are for their sole benefit. These rules are established to avoid any professional misconduct during the exams. Last year there was a lot of talk about checks and frisks, which made aspiring NEETs uncomfortable. Don’t repeat the same incident this year, NEET has released a dress code. Scavenging will be easier in this dress code and it will also take less time.

NEET 2023 Code of Conduct: Prohibited Items

In addition to following the dress code set by NEET for the 2023 exam day, candidates must also follow other rules and one of them is not to wear any naked items in the exam room. Here is the list which includes all the items which are not allowed in the NEET 2023 exam hall.

  • Any stationery such as geometry or pencil box, plastic pouch, calculator, pen, scale, notepad, thumb drives, eraser, calculator, dashboard, pen/ electronic scanner, text documents (printed or written), pieces of paper, etc. .
  • Any communication device including cell phones, Bluetooth, headphones, microphone, pager, health band, etc.
  • Other items like wallet, glasses, handbags, belt, cap etc.
  • All ornaments such as ring, earrings, nose pin, chain/necklace, pendants, badge and brooch etc. (e)
  • Any watch/wristwatch, bracelet, camera, etc.
  • Any metallic object.
  • Any type of open or packaged food, bottled water, etc.
  • Anything else that could be used for unfair purposes like hiding any communication device like Bluetooth etc.
NEET-2020-Prohibited Items

NEET 2023 Exam Day Schedule

It is suggested that aspirants reach the examination centers before the presentation time and observe all social distancing norms. Candidates who arrive late will not be admitted to the examination center.

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