The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2020 was held on Sunday, 13th September across the nation. It was conducted from 2 PM to 5 PM. Reportedly, 88% of 37,459 candidates came off in this medical entrance examination (NEET) held across 83 centers spread across seven cities of Odisha.
NEET In Odisha
The National Eligibility Test was held strictly adhering to the current situation of a pandemic. The NEET State Nodal officer Polly Patnaik said there was absolutely no problem at all in any center of Odisha. While thanking the state government, the officer added that the candidates were allowed to enter into the examination hall after thermal screening only.
The students were even provided with sanitizer and face masks. The transportation facilities of the students were made by the state government itself.
Rules Followed In Exam Hall
- A maximum of 12 candidates were allowed to sit in a room.
- The exam was strictly conducted from 2 PM to 5 PM, in adherence to health safety protocols.
- Every candidate was allowed to enter only with a mask on, which were provided by the government itself.
- Candidates were made to wash their hands with soap and water before entering the exam hall.
- A fresh 3 ply mask was given to every candidate.
- There was a separate isolation room for students whose temperature was recorded above 99.7° C
Amidst this life taking corona-virus, it was not easy for the students as well as their families to allow their child for this exam. Stepping out is not a healthy choice but what can one do when there is no choice. Every science aspirant has to give this exam else their one valuable year will be wasted. What will one do when it’s about the future? What would you do?