The National Testing Agency (NTA) has brought in some changes in its rules, the changes, will allow girl students with burkhas, hijab or kirpans to enter the examination hall to take their National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-UG (NEET-UG) to be conducted on May 3, 2020. But candidates wearing these customary dresses or those who carry their traditional insignias will have to report one hour before the closing of the gate and report them at the designated centers. The exam will begin at 2 pm and the gates will close at 12:30 pm.
The rule also mentions that candidates with any variation to the dress code or carry any gadget for medical reasons should take prior permission before issuing of admit cards. The NTA has taken many other measures to detect impersonation or fraud by employing artificial intelligence.
Another new feature of next years’ NEET-UG examination is that the eight functioning All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and the Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry will be jointly held. The NEET-UG 2020 examinations will be conducted in 11 languages for the first time and bulletins will be published in Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Odia, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada and Hindi languages.