New Delhi, May 1: The Supreme Court on Saturday gave the go ahead for the first phase of the common medical entrance test NEET, to be held on Sunday. Around 6.5 Lakh students appeared for the entrance test, which will open the gates for their admission to MBBS and BDS colleges across the country. The apex court had refused to hear the center’s plea seeking a modification of an ealier order with regard to the test. In such a scenario, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has take extra measures to prevent cheating during the exam.Also Read - CBSE Term 1 Board Exam Roll Number | Know Steps To Check Online And Other Details

According to a report in the Hindustan Times, authorities have deployed mobile jammers and metal detectors at test centers and have also asked students to wear slippers and sandals and half sleeved clothes. These measures have been taken in the light of last year’s fiasco, wherein a gang of students were arrested for cheating and leaking answer keys of the AIPMT exam. The test was scheduled to take place at 1040 centers across India, with 22 centers in Rajasthan’s Kota alone. Also Read: NEET 2016: DMK, PMK oppose Supreme Court’s decision to hold common test for medical admission Also Read - TS EAMCET Result 2021 Announced, Here's How to Check and Download Score Card Via Direct Link

The second phase of the exam will be held on May 24. CBSE coordinator of Kota was quoted as saying by HT, “Ears of the aspirants will be checked through torch for finding any hidden electronic gadgets which can be used in cheating”, he said. Such torches have been provided to all the 22 examination centers of NEET-1.” Aspirants will only be allowed to bring their admit cards, passport size photos. No stationery including pen/pencil or any othr writing material is also allowed in the exam hall. Also Read - CBSE Soon to Launch Portal For Schools to Prepare List of Candidates For Board Exams 2022, Sanyam Bhardwaj Writes to Principals

Accessories of any sort, including rings, caps, bracelets, or any other religious trinkets are also prohibited inside the exam hall. Candidates will also not be allowed to keep wallets, wear shoes or wrist watches. Female candidates have also been ordered to tie their hair before entering the hall. Students were also frisked before entering the hall and a separate place was reserved for the excercise. For the same reason, the candidates were asked to report two and half hours before the start of the exam, that is at 8.30 am.