The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has listed out a strict dress code for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 exam, which will be conducted on May 6th. Know the dress code to avoid embarrassment at the NEET exam, like some students faced last year. According to NDTV, in 2017 an 18-year-old woman from Kerala was allegedly forced to remove her bra and another student was asked to change her jeans.

NEET 2018 exam dress code

Know the CBSE’s strict dress code for the NEET exam. Wear the approved items and leave banned items of clothing at home.

Clothing - what to wear

  • Light clothes with half sleeves
  • Slippers and sandals

Clothing - what not to wear

  • Big buttons
  • Closed footwear (e.g.: shoes)
  • Metallic jewellery
  • Flowers
  • Badges
  • Other charms

Customary dress

Candidates who attend the NEET 2018 exam in customary dress such as a burqa or veil must report at least an hour before the last reporting time, according to CBSE, so that they can be properly frisked.

CBSE NEET 2018 banned items

CBSE has also given a list of barred items and all candidates will be thoroughly frisked with the help of sensitive metal detectors before entering the exam hall.

Candidates are also barred from carrying any electronic gadgets into the exam hall, such as mobile phones, watches, calculators, Bluetooth devices and earphones. The Board also prohibits any stationery items such as pens/pencils, paper, rubber/eraser or pencil/geometry box. The full list of barred items is given below.

What not to carry to NEET 2018 exam

  • Mobile phones
  • Watch
  • Calculator
  • Camera
  • Earphones
  • Blueetooth devices
  • Microphones
  • Pager
  • Health band
  • Wallet
  • Goggles
  • Cap
  • Handbag
  • Belt
  • Rings
  • Earrings
  • Nose-pin
  • Chains or necklaces
  • Pendants
  • Badges and brooches
  • Bracelets
  • Text material
  • Paper
  • Pencil box
  • Plastic pouch
  • Pen
  • Scale / ruler
  • Writing pad
  • Pen drive
  • Eatable items
  • Water bottle
  • Any metallic item