New Delhi: The National Testing Agency(NTA)  has issued a new set of guidelines for the candidates to be followed on the for the JEE (Main) which will be conducted between September 1st and 6th. This year due to the pandemic, several safety precautions are being taken by the testing body to ensure the safety of students.

Here are some of the guidelines from the National Testing Agency:
The NTA suggests candidates visit the examination venue, a day in advance to see the arrangements at the centre, so that they do not face any problem on the day of examination. Candidates will have to carry their filled Self Declaration (Undertaking) form which is attached to their Admit cards.

On the day of the exam, they will have to carry the following:

1. Admit Card along with Self Declaration (Undertaking) downloaded from the NTA website (a clear printout on A4 size paper) duly filled in.

2. A simple transparent Ball Point Pen

3. Additional photograph, to be pasted on the attendance sheet

4. An original and valid Photo Identification Proof issued by the government

5. Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)

6. Personal transparent water bottle

On the day of the exam, they will have to maintain a 6ft distance and follow the indicators, they’ll be allowed after a thermal body scan. Each exam centre will also have “isolation rooms” for those candidates whose body temperature is above 99.4 degrees fahrenheit. Candidates will be provided with a fresh 3 Ply mask before entry and will have to wear gloves.

Despite the backlash, the National Testing Agency released the guideline, which could be an indicator that they will not postpone the exams further.

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