JEE, NEET Exam Safety Rules: Compulsory Sanitizers, Masks For Every Student (Full List Of Rules)
After much deliberation, the Supreme Court has announced that the entrance exams will be not be postponed.
In spite of many objections, the NTA has announced that The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET UG would be conducted on September 13, 2020, while the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main would be conducted between September 1-6.
However, guidelines have been issued for the students to follow, in view of the deadly disease that the world is fighting against.
Read on for all the details about the guidelines that students need to follow.
National Testing Agency Issues Guidelines For Students To Appear For NEET, JEE
The admit card given to the students will carry a detailed list of instructions on social distancing. Students will have mandatorily wear face masks and hand gloves along with carrying a personal bottle of water and hand sanitizer to the exam centre.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has also asked for the candidates to submit a self-declaration that candidates “do not have any coronavirus-like symptoms or suffer from COVID-19 or have not been in touch with anybody who tested positive recently”.
As per reports, the students will be ushered into the exam centre in a phased manner and they will also have to undergo thermal scanning to gain access to the exam centre. for candidates who have a body temperature more than 99.4 degrees Fahrenheit will have to appear for the exam in isolation rooms which will be present in each exam centre.
About the reporting time of students being staggered, the NTA clarified, “This is being done to ensure uniform distribution of candidates across rooms for entering an examination centre.”
Students To Wash Their Hands Before Entering; Will Be Given Fresh Masks
Students will be required to wash their hands with water and soap before entering the exam hall. But there is no provision for water dispenser that will avoid spreading the disease.
Once they enter the exam centre they will also be given a fresh 3 ply mask and will have to throw away the old mask.
There is no provision in the guidelines that clarify if students from entertainment will be allowed to appear for the exam or not. the issue here is that they may be asymptomatic but there is a possibility that they would come in contact with a COVID-19 positive patient recently.