As many as 4,857 of the 5,005 medical seat aspirants wrote the National Elgibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) in 10 examination centres in Dakshina Kannada.
While the examination was at 2 p.m., students started coming to centres at 11 a.m. itself. As per instructions given by the National Testing Agency, students had brought two copies of the four-page admit card. One of the four pages of the card was a self-declaration by candidates that is handed over to the invigilator and the other page contained the student’s 4 x 6 photograph.
Students were allowed into the examination hall after thermal scanning. Officials ensured that all of them were wearing N-95 face masks. Students who had come from Kerala were allowed after confirming that they had brought their RT-PCR test negative certificate not older than 72 hours with them.
The examination ended at 5 p.m. and there were no reports of any problem faced by students, an official said.
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