NEET 2016 Phase 2 Important Exam Day Guidelines

With NEET Phase 2 round the corner, you must be busy practicing sample papers and taking mock tests. That’s really good! After all the more your revise and practice the chances of passing NEET 2016 Phase 2 with excellent scores will increase.

However preparation and revision aren’t the only things you should focus on. Another important point candidates must take into consideration is the examination rules and regulations. Breach of exam policy or rules may result in cancellation of your candidature.

To help you avoid this situation we have listed down the NEET exam day do’s and don’ts that every aspirant must know and follow.

NEET Exam Day Instructions

NEET Phase 2 Important Instructions

In this post we give you a list of items barred in the exam hall, dress code to be followed, expected behavior inside the exam hall and examination rules and regulations.

Barred Items for NEET

The candidates appearing for NEET Phase 2 2016 are not allowed to carry the following items inside the examination hall:

  • Stationery Items – textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc.
  • Communication device – Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Eatable Items – opened or packed, water bottle etc.
  • Any Metallic Items
  • Ornaments – Ring, Pendants, Badge, Brooch, Chain/Necklace, Nose-pin, Earrings etc.
  • Other items – Googles, Wallet, Handbags, Belt, Cap etc.
  • Electronic Items – Watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, Bracelet etc.
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means, for hiding communication devices like camera, Bluetooth device etc.

*Important Note: No arrangements will be made inside NEET exam hall for keeping any of the above barred items belonging to the candidates. In case any candidate is found with any of these items, it will be treated as use of unfair means and action will be taken against the candidate as per the NEET exam rules.

Dress Code for NEET

NEET aspirants are instructed to follow the below NEET Phase 2 dress code while appearing for the exam.

  • Light clothes with half sleeves not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/Trouser
  • Slippers, sandals with low heels and not the shoes

Unfair Practices & Breach of Examination Rules

Below is the list of activities that NEET aspirant should avoid doing. Breach of the NEET exam rules may lead of disqualification from the exam. Take look at the do’s and don’ts to be followed on the exam day.

  1. Do not carry any of the prohibited items mentioned above in the exam hall
  2. Follow the exam day dress code policy strictly
  3. Paying someone to write the exam or prepare material for copying is an offense
  4. Helping other candidate in copying or engaging in malpractices directly or indirectly is an offense
  5. Writing questions or answers on any material other than NEET 2016 Phase 2 Answer Sheet will be considered as breach of exam rules
  6. Do not tear answer sheet or any page of the test booklet
  7. Do not take away the answer sheet out of the exam hall
  8. Manipulation & fabrication of online documents viz. admit card, rank letter, self-declaration, etc. Forceful entry/exit in/from Examination Centre/Hall may lead to cancellation of your candidature
  9. Avoid providing wrong information/details in the answer sheet
  10. Creating hindrances in smooth and fair conduct of examination is a violation of the exam rules

In case of the above malpractices the following punishments are applicable by the NEET exam conducting authority.


The guilty candidate would be debarred from taking the examination permanently in future and shall be liable for criminal action and/or any other action as deem fit by the board.

Important Documents for NEET

Candidates appearing for NEET Phase 2 must carry the following important documents in the exam centre:

  • NEET 2016 Phase 2 Admit Card along with passport size photograph affixed on it;
  • One Post Card Size Photograph affixed on the proforma and
  • One passport size photograph to be affixed on attendance sheet.

Adherence to exam timings

NEET Phase 2 aspirants must reach the exam hall on or before 9:30 a.m. on the day of the examination. No candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre after 9:30 a.m. Candidates are advised to leave home in advance considering the traffic, distance and weather condition etc.

*Note: Safe keep the NEET 2016 Phase 2 Admit Card unless all the admission formalities are complete.

NEET 2016 Phase 2 Information at a glance

Candidates appearing for NEET Phase 2 must take note of the NEET exam timings, documents to be carried inside the exam hall and other instructions. Take a look below for details.

Time Schedule of NEET
  • Entry in the Examination Hall : 7.30 AM to 9.30 AM
  • Checking of Admit Cards by the invigilator : 9.30 AM to 9.45 AM
  • Distribution of Test Booklet : 9.45 AM
  • Seal of the Test Booklet to be broken/ opened to take out the Answer Sheet : 9.55 AM
  • Latest Entry in the Examination Hall : 9.30 AM
  • Test Commences: 10.00 AM
  • Test Concludes : 01.00 PM
Important Documents to be carried Admit Card, Passport size Photograph and Post Card Size Photograph affixed on proforma.
Rough Work All rough work is to be done in the Test Booklet only. The candidate will not do any rough work or put stray mark on the machine gradable NEET Answer Sheet.
Use of Blue/Black Ball Point Pen Pen will be provided at the exam centre to fill the NEET answer sheet/response sheet.

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Bhavana Singh

Bhavana Singh

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Bhavana has been helping IIT JEE, NEET, MH CET, BITSAT and other competitive & entrance exam aspirants through her writing. An author & blogger by profession and avid traveler by heart, she is working in the capacity of a Lead Content writer at StudMonk, to define content writing & marketing strategy and deliver error-free content.
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