CHENNAI: With the three-judge Bench headed by the Chief Justice T S Thakur refusing to hear an urgent plea from petitioners, including students, on Saturday, lakhs of students across the country are all set to appear for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for medical and dental courses admission, on Sunday.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is conducting the test in two phases — on Sunday, for those who had already applied for the All India Pre Medical Test, and on July 24 for the rest of the students.
Wary of students using modern technology for cheating, the board has advised them to wear light clothes that cannot be used for hiding any instruments or communication devices; half sleeve dress, without big buttons or any badge; and brooches, which could be used to hide communication devices, bluetooth, camera etc.
They have also been advised to wear slippers and sandals, instead of shoes.
Those coming in religious or customary dresses should report at the their exam centre by 8.30 am for proper frisking, the officer on special duty at the All India Pre Medical Test unit of the CBSE said in a statement on Saturday.
The candidates have also been asked to avoid stationary material, communication devices, other items such as wallet, handbags, hairpin, hair band, watch, camera while coming to write the test.