NEET Exam 2020: The weather remained rainy since Sunday morning in the Varanasi district and drizzle in many areas where candidates appearing for NEET exam. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission in medical colleges is being held today on September 13 at 48 various centres in the Varanasi district. Around 25000 candidates appeared in the examination. The examination is being conducted under the supervision of head supervisors. Two observers have been deployed at each centre. One day before the exam, jammers were installed on the centres. On the other hand, just before the commencement of the examination, a photocopy is being sought from the candidates of the Identity Card and Admit Card at the Children’s Academy, Kamachha. Due to this, outside the premises, shopkeepers are charging five rupees for photocopy, five rupees for photo pasting and five rupees for thumb impression. Because of this, there was a lot of chaos in the candidates.
The exam is being held from 2 pm to 5 pm. A total of 180 questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Botany in the exam. There will also be negative marking in the examination. Four marks will be offered for each correct answer and one mark will be deducted for each wrong one. Sunbeam School (Varuna) and Delhi Public School (Varanasi) have been made nodal centres for examination in the district.
Earlier on Saturday, a meeting of the central heads has been directed to take special caution regarding the corona epidemic. Dress code has also been implemented for the candidates. In such a situation, shoe-stocking will be banned for the examinees. At the same time, ID proof for the candidates will also be checked before entry of aspirant in examination hall. In the view of COVID-19, instead of biometric attendance of the candidates, they have to put thumb impression along with their signature on the attendance form.
Apart from this, the self-declaration of undertaking will also have to be given to the candidates. In view of the epidemic, all the centres have been barricaded. At the same time, different reporting time has been given to the candidates. However, the candidates were instructed to reach the centres about half an hour before the commencement of the examination. Whereas in the midst of rains across the city from noon, the candidates had to face all the enemies. While suddenly, new decrees at many centres created an atmosphere of chaos in the candidates.