NEET 2019 Dress Code and Barred Items for Male and Female - Instruction By NTA
Candidates appearing in NEET 2019 must follow the new rules and regulations prescribed by the NTA. NTA has decided a strict pattern for dress in NEET 2019. Different dress code have been prescribed for Male and Female. The exam is going to be conducted on 5th May 2019. The exam will be organized once in a year.
it is necessary to know the dress code for the NEET 2019 examination to avoid frisking time at the concerned NEET 2019 Test Centres. So, follow the dress code and guidelines by NTA at the NEET 2019 Test Centers.

What has been recorded in the previous year is that many miscreants obstructed official laws about NEET. It interrupted the entire decorum on the day of the examination. In order to avoid such disruption, the Authority has decided to introduce dress code for male and female on the day of the examination.

So, it is necessary to know the dress code for the NEET 2019 examination to avoid frisking time at the concerned NEET 2019 Test Centres. So, follow the dress code and guidelines by NTA at the NEET 2019 Test Centers. Here we have provided detailed information about what have to wear and carry in NEET 2019 exam.

NEET 2019 Dress Code

For the 65,000 seats for MBBS and 25,000 seats for BDS under NEET 2019, approximately 13 lakh candidates will appear in almost the same time across India. While managing the frisking time per candidate, the NTA has set the dress code for the NEET 2019 exam, which will be held on 05 May 2019. 

Followings are the dress code for the candidates going to attempt NEET 2019 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.

NEET 2019 Dress Code for Female Candidates

As per last year’s NEET  statistics, a total of 7,46,076 female candidates appeared for the examination. Following the increased number of enrollment per year, NEET 2019 is estimated to see a rise in its number of candidates. Therefore, for a smooth entry without any added trouble, we advise all NEET 2019 female candidates to follow the below-mentioned dress code.

In the last year, almost 7,46,076 female candidates appeared for the examination. Seeing the increased number of female candidates, authority has set the following dress code for a smooth entry without any difficulty.

What to wear for NEET 2019?

What Not to Wear for NEET 2019?

  • Salwar
  • Trousers
  • Sandles/ Flip-on
  • Burkha / Hijab (this will come under customary clothing, as mentioned below)
  • Light-half sleeved tops and tees can be worn
  • Light (not in terms of color) Kurtas with no inner pockets
  • Sandals with no or low heels
  • Clear framed power spectacles
  • Hairpins and bands
  • Ornaments like heavy earrings, pendants, noserings,
  • Shoes that is entirely closed and the feet are not at all visible must be strictly avoided.
  • Any dress item with heavy embroidery
  • Big buttoned tops and fancy skirts with inner pockets
  • High heeled sandals, especially with block / platform heels
  • Big wrist watches
  • Jeans is advised not to be worn
  • Trackpants/ Leggings / Jeggings

Dress Code for Male Candidates for NEET 2019

What to wear for NEET 2019?

What Not to Wear for NEET 2019?

  • Light half-sleeved shirts / T-shirts
  • Sandals / Slippers
  • Turbans can be worn by Sikhs (comes under customary clothing)
  • Basic Trousers
  • Clear framed power specs
  • Heavy dialed metal watches must not be worn
  • Shoes of any type.
  • Metal bands in the wrist or ornaments of any kind
  • Jeans is advised not to be worn.
  • Track pants



Other items that are barred in NEET exam:

Along with the NEET dress code 2019,There are also a list of items which are banned and candidates are not permitted to carry these barred items in the NEET 2019 examination. All the barred items are given below:

Barred Items

  • Stationary items like 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 devices like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Other sundry items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap etc.
  • Watches/Wrist Watches, Bracelets, Camera, etc.
  • Any ornaments
  • Any eatable item opened or packed 
  • Water bottle 
  • Any other item that could be used for unfair means/ by hiding communication devices like microchip, camera, Bluetooth device etc.    

Guidelines for candidates opting for Customary Dresses 

Customary dress refers to a traditional dress or pertaining to a specific religion. The items to be covered as customary clothing under NEET 2019 are as follows:

  • Kada and Kirpan as carried by the Sikh candidates. In a plea moved by Sikh students, Sikh aspirants for NEET 2019 will be allowed to carry these “articles of faith”.
  • Burkha / Hijab as to be worn by Muslim females for NEET 2019.

Note: If the candidate is wearing the customary dress, then they need to report at the allotted examination centre at least one hour before the last reporting time e.i by 12:30 Noon on the day of examination.


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