NEET 2020 New Rules and Dress Code, For Male & Female

NTA 2019Candidates appearing in the NEET 2020 have to follow the new rules and regulation as prescribed by the NTA. The exam conducting authority decides a strict pattern for dress in NEET examination. To avoid any irregularity in the exam, candidates have to follow this rule. All the candidates appearing in the NEET 2020 should make sure to adhere to these guidelines prescribed by the authority. The exam will be held on 26th July 2020. The exam will be organized once in a year. Candidates get here the detailed information about what should wear and carry in NEET exam. Check here details about NEET 2020 Rules and Dress Code.

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NEET 2020 Dress Code

Candidates have to follow the dress code while appearing for NEET exam, the dress code rules are given below:

  • Candidates have to wear light clothes with half sleeves, long sleeves are not permitted.
  • Candidates have to wear Slippers, sandals with low heels & not the shoes.

Note: If the candidate is wearing the customary dress, then they need to report at the allotted examination centre latest by 12:30 Noon on the day of examination.

For Male Candidate:

Wear light color clothes like Jeans, Pant, Shirt (half sleeves only) (not wear anything which will create hindrance in frisking & could be used for hiding any communication devices). The button of shirt should be medium size not big enough. The Kurta Payjama not allowed, Shoes are also not allowed. Wear only sleepers or sandals.

For Female Candidate:

Light clothes with half sleeves not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/ Trouser, Slippers, sandals with low heels are allowed. Shoes for the female candidate are also not allowed.

What is Allowed/Not Allowed in Exam Hall:

AllowedNot Allowed
Slippers and Sandals onlySHOES
Half T-Shirt or ShirtFULL SLEEVES Shirt or T-Shirts
TrousersWatches/Sun Glasses/Braclets/Rings/ Chain/ Necklace etc. (any type of jewelry or ornaments)
Doctor Prescribed lens specs onlyHair Clips/ Big Rubber Bands etc.
LowersBig buttons, brooch/badge T-Shirts
Kurti/Top (Half-Sleeves)Saree (Married or Unmarried)
SalwarsBangles not allowed (only married can wear)
kada and kirpanCap, Kurta Payjama

Also Check:

NEET 2020 Exam Pattern

NEET 2020 Syllabus

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: Yes, If you are a sikh candidate, then you have a permission traditional kada and kirpan inside the exam hall. But, those in traditional attire to come an hour early.
Answer: Yes, But only in case of customary dress. You have to report at the examination center latest by 8:30 AM if you wear customary dress.
Answer: Yes. If you select the option of customary dress in the form filling. Candidates, those select wear a customary dress, they should report at the exam center latest by 12:30 noon.
Answer: No. Only Salwar/Trouser are allowed. 
Answer: No. You can only wear light color half sleeves clothes with Trouser/Salwar.
Answer: No. Jeans/shorts are not allowed for both boys & girls.
Answer: No. Any ornaments are not allowed.
Answer: No, you should only wear Slippers, sandals with low heels.

Also Check:

NEET 2020 Admit Card

NEET 2020 Preparation Tips

Barred Items For NEET 2020

The candidates are not allowed to carry the following items inside the examination centre under any circumstances. The candidates will be subjected to extensive and compulsory frisking before entering the examination centre with the help of highly sensitive metal detectors:

  • Any stationery item 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.
  • Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Other items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap etc.
  • All ornaments like Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge and Brooch etc.
  • Any Watch/Wrist Watch, Bracelet, Camera, etc.
  • Any metallic item.
  • Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle etc.
  • Any other item which could be used for unfairmeans, for hiding communication devices like camera, Bluetooth device etc.

Candidates must note that no arrangement will be made at the centres for keeping any articles/items belonging to the candidates. In case any candidate is found in possession of any of the barred items inside the centre, it will be considered as use of unfair means and action will be taken against the candidate in accordance with the relevant provisions.

If you have any other queries regarding NEET 2020 Rules and Dress Code, you can ask us by leaving your comments below.

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  1. Vaishnavi rai says:

    Can I wear simple top & afghani on that day
    Is it possible.

  2. pratibha says:

    can i wear lower without pockets?

  3. Sudha Pandit says:

    Sir, can a girl wear a gold nose-pin or a nose-ring and a lower pant

  4. kaira says:

    can i wear kurta in which flowers are printed?

  5. pratibha says:

    It is necessary for aipmt 2016 that photograph should be attested by principal….as in my form i have pasted passport size photo with date of 28/11/2015… photo with same date has to be pasted in admit card also??? Or we have to past a photo with date of 2016

  6. alisha khatoon says:

    can we wear pink patyalà with white sleeveless kurti

  7. Geetanjali says:

    Are half sleeves kurti of light colour allowed for aipmt exam

  8. Sudha says:

    1. Can girls wear a NOSE PIN or a NOSE RING in aipmt
    2. Can girls wear a printed top with no buttons and a lower with pockets
    Plz Sir reply soon
    Thank u

  9. navneet kaur says:

    trousers we have to wear should be without pocket only ? & we could wear any open flotters or only bathroom chhappa sl?

  10. SWEETY KUMARI says:

    Sir if I wear half sleev t-shirt with cap and patiyala salwar.I can appear in this examination with this dress????????

    If no than can I wear salwar suit????

  11. SWEETY KUMARI says:

    Sir if I wear half sleev t-shirt with cap and patiyala salwar.than any problem ?????

  12. Rahul says:

    Can we wear tshirt having printed denim and some battle pictures?

  13. Sapna says:

    Is kurta allowed?

  14. Prabha says:

    Is long simple skirts are allowed or not???

  15. bhanu pratap says:

    Please reply

  16. NIMRAT KAUR says:

    trousers should be with or without pocket

  17. Jk says:

    Is there any need for attestation of the

  18. NIMRAT KAUR says:

    is it neccesary to wear round neck and vry loos t-shirt’s or we can wear collar’d t-shirt?? plz reply soon

  19. Bhanu pratap says:

    Can we wear jeans and full shirt or not?

  20. pratibha says:

    can i wear capri without pocket?

  21. Simran says:

    Can we wear either of shirt or T-shirt (half sleeved)

  22. vicky says:

    Sir kya m koi b dress le ja skta hu

  23. Roselin says:

    Dress code of girls for aipmt 2016

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates have to wear light half sleeves clothes not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/Trouser.

  24. Abdur says:

    3 quarter pant and sandal for boy allow in aipmt or not pls mail me

  25. sandy says:

    Can we wear plazoo in aipmt exam

  26. Bhawna says:

    is i wear salwar of black colour or is the colour of salwar is specified?

  27. richa mittal says:

    how will we manage time if we are not allowed to take watches

  28. Madhuri Mulchandani says:

    Ok sir Thanku
    Bt sir why full sleeves of net are not allowed they are transperent

  29. AHSID SHARMA says:


  30. anjali yadav says:

    Can i wear shorts with t-shirt for aipmt 2016 ? Will there be any problem in this ?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      No, Candidates can only wear light half sleeves clothes not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/Trouser.

  31. Bhawna says:

    is we take pencil & eraser with us ?
    there is any rule related to hair ???

  32. kirti says:

    can we wear plazo

  33. rathod sanjay says:

    it is necessary to verify the passport size photo and postcard size photo by the principal of school? ??????

  34. Madhuri Mulchandani says:

    Sir can I wear kurti with full sleeves but sleeves are of net or watch is allowed or not or I’m from punjabi family so the kada is essential for us so can I wear that or not

  35. Khushboo Meherda says:

    Is the colour of trouser also specified,that is,whether it must be of light colour or any colour is allowed??

  36. Bhawna says:

    is wearing chuni or dupattas is allowed in aipmt 2016

  37. Shabnam says:

    Iam a girl from Muslim background.what can I wear for appearing AIPMT????Are shawls allowed?????are skirts allowded?????And last these rules and regulations were not declared before applying for AIPMTand now???????

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates have to wear light half sleeves clothes not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/Trouser.

  38. Your Name... says:

    Is Dupatta allowed in AIPMT or there is any rule related to hair

  39. bhawna says:

    can we wear jeans & top or leggie & kurti

  40. Rushi says:

    Is it necesaary to wear plain clothes?

  41. deepika says:

    Can v wear a half sleeve top

  42. alphy says:

    Is there is any need of wearing a white dress?
    Can we wear Kurtis?

  43. anju says:

    Is there is any need of wearing white dress?

  44. Khushboo says:

    Is there negative marking in the test or not???

  45. nazia says:

    Is dupatta allowed

  46. rohit says:

    Is it necessary to have date PRINTEDon the photograph for aipmt

  47. A Malik says:

    I wanted to know if they fuss over arm or neck tattoos,calling it some sort of so-called ‘unfair means’ or stuff like dat???

  48. neha says:

    How can a muslim girl come without an hijab or burkah…I wanted to know whether pardha is permitted?

  49. Jinal says:

    So as jeans n tees r restricted wat r we eventually supposed to wear
    Are palazzos allowed wat abt sundresses
    And patialas

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates have to wear light half sleeves clothes not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/Trouser.

  50. Alwin says:

    Half sleves are mandatory

  51. alw says:

    can v wear jeans

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      No. Candidates have to wear light half sleeves clothes not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/Trouser.

  52. Vivek Singla says:

    Is there any need for attestation of the AIPMT 2016 ADMIT CARD

  53. Ayushi singh says:

    Is there is any dress code in AIPMT 2016 because i haven’t got any decleration page withadmit card that i had in last year exam…last year i had got the decleration page with dress code but i haven’ t got that page this year exam

  54. divya mandade says:

    is chunni allowed

  55. can we wear leggins in the exam says:

    Can we wear leggins in exam

  56. Megha says:

    Is churidar allowed ?

  57. S RAMYA says:

    as girls are not allowed to wear jeans or leggings,What we will be allowed to wear in exams?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates have to wear light half sleeves clothes not having big buttons, brooch/badge, flower etc. with Salwar/Trouser.

  58. unknown says:

    Can a girl wear leggins in aipmt exam

  59. rajesh kumar says:

    plz sir tell me about what do wear in examination hall

  60. Monika says:

    I want knw aipmt . rules while gonig to exam

  61. Can girl wear jeans top in examination hall

  62. prince chaudhary says:

    can we wear track pants in the examination

  63. unknown says:

    does a girl who wear scarf or another thing of hijab is allowed for enter in examination hall or not please rply soon………

  64. Renu says:

    I belong to OBC from Tamil nadu. As my parents are doctors with annual income of over 6 lakhs, do I state myself as OBC or UR due to creamy layer status in AIPMT. I called up AIPMT helpline, they didnot provide proper answer. Pl guide. Thanks

  65. mahabir singh kabira says:

    Is birth certificate is necessary or 10th marksheet is enough because I am an ex army person and in army there is pt 2 order is aplicable. Thankyou sir/madam.

  66. priya says:

    Can a person apply for both AIPMT and CET

  67. Praveen k Sharma says:

    What marks need to be entered for qualifying exam PCB or PCMB & English. I’m 12th Pass student

  68. Deepika says:

    Its in convienient for muslim girls to wear half there any solution???

  69. SHUBHAM SINGH says:


  70. ADARSH BHASKAR says:

    How many attempts are taken by student between the age 17 to 25?

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