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NEET PG 2022 Exam Day Instructions: Documents to Carry, Guidelines, Do's and Don'ts

RupsaUpdated On: May 21, 2022 09:44 am IST | NEET PG

Appearing for the NEET PG 2022 exams on May 21? Get all the updates about the NEET PG 2022 Exam Day Instructions, important guidelines, do's and don'ts for a hassle-free experience. 

NEET PG 2022 Exam Day Instructions: Documents to Carry, Guidelines, Do's and Don'ts

Following the final verdict by the Supreme Court of India, the NEET PG 2022 Exam is all set to be held on May 21 as per schedule. Amid all the news regarding the postponement of the NEET PG 2022, many aspirants are still in a state of confusion as to what to expect on the day of examination, what documents to carry etc. In this article, we will address all your doubts so you can stay informed and focused on your last-minute NEET PG 2022 Preparation only. Read on to know all about NEET PG 2022 Exam Day Instructions, important guidelines and more. 

NEET PG 2022 Admit Card Guidelines 

The National Board of Examination (NBE) released the NEET PG 2022 Admit Card on May 14. It is available for download on the official website ( till May 20. Applicants will be notified of the same via email/SMS alerts. To download the NEET PG 2022 Hall Ticket, follow these steps:

  • Visit the NBE NEET official portal 

  • Click on the ‘NEET-PG’ tab

  • Click on the ‘Candidate Login’ page and enter your registered User ID and Password

  • View and Download your NEET PG 2022 Admit Card

  • Take a printout of the admit card for future reference

Once you have saved and downloaded the admit card, keep the following things in mind:

  • Check for errors, misprints and mistakes on the admit card and report the same (if any) to NBE immediately

  • Check for the full name and address of the allotted exam centre, and reporting time mentioned on the hall ticket

  • Affix your recent, coloured Passport size photograph in the allotted space on the admit card

  • Make sure the affixed photograph is in the recommended size i.e. 35x45mm and at least 75% of the area on the photograph is covered by the candidate’s head and face. 

  • Ensure that the attached photo is taken against a white background and does not have any scratches, stains or kinks

  • The candidate must hold a neutral expression while taking the photograph 

  • The photograph must not have any shadow or reflection on the face with red eyes

  • The candidate must not have taken the photograph wearing any ornaments, caps or goggles 

  • The photograph must be printed on a high-quality paper with a 60dpi resolution at least

  • Without a valid NEET PG 2022 Hall Ticket, no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall or sit for the entrance test

NEET PG 2022 Exam Day Instructions

The table below gives a look into the activities that will follow on the day of the examination: 



Candidates to enter the exam hall and start registration for the online test

07:00 AM

Entry Gate to close 

08:30 AM

Candidates to Get Login Access

08:45 AM

Candidates to be allowed to log in to go through the test instructions 

08:50 AM

Exam to Start

09:00 AM

Exam to End

12:30 PM

Also Read: NEET PG 2022 Not Postponed: Exam to Take Place on May 21

NEET PG 2022 Test Day Procedures 

Candidates arriving at the exam centre should expect the following procedures to take place on the D-Day.

Social-distanced CBT

Keeping the current Covid-19 scenario in mind, NBE will be conducting the computer-based entrance test in a safe surrounding. All social distancing protocols are to be followed strictly within the premises. NBE has all the right to review the process of conduct of CBT on the test day in the wake of the pandemic. 

Entry of Applicants

All candidates are to report at the exam centre as per the allotted time slots. To avoid crowding, the time slots have been given in a staggered manner. However, it is the sole responsibility of the candidate to report to the venue at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled time. The conducting authority will inform each candidate of the reporting time via SMS on the registered mobile number a day before the exam date. Also, keep in mind that the reporting counter will close 30 minutes prior to the exam start time. Applicants must therefore report early to get the verification and security check-in process started on time.

Further, NBE/Designated Agency/Test Centre/On-duty Staff shall not be liable for delayed reporting and/or non-presentation of important documents under any circumstances. Applicants who report late or beyond the allotted time shall not be permitted to take the exam under any circumstances.

Location of the Test Centre 

The name and address of the allotted exam centre will be printed on the admit card. Applicants are advised to accustom themselves to the location at least a day before the exam day to avoid hassles at the last minute. Only those with valid admit cards and mandatory documents will be allowed inside the exam centre. You are requested to leave your accompanying family member/friends/relatives at the entry gate. No candidate will be allowed to contact their family members, friends or relatives during the examination. 

QR/Barcode Reader at the Entry Gate

Candidates taking the exam will need to display their admit cards and ID proof to the exam functionary standing with a QR or barcode reader at the entry point for verification. Candidates will be informed of the assigned lab number at the gate. 

Use of Thermo Guns

As per Covid-19 safety norms, candidates will be checked with a thermo gun at the main gate for fever and other symptoms of the Covid-19 infection. If the temperature rises above normal i.e. 94°C, or if the candidate exhibits Covid-19 symptoms, he/she will be allotted a separate lab room to sit for the examination. 

Identity Checks

To restrict the entry of any unauthorized candidate, the security will conduct identity checks at the test centre. Also, candidates found in possession of items/objects strictly prohibited inside the exam hall and/or using unfair means to get through the exams will be held liable for punishment.

Documents to Carry for NEET PG 2022

Applicants must be carrying the following documents to the test centre on the day of examination:

  • A copy of the QR/Bardcoded admit card with their recent, coloured photograph affixed 

  • A copy of Permanent/ Provisional SMC/NMC/MCI registration to be kept by the test centre

  • Any of the following IDs issued by the Government of India:

  1. PAN Card

  2. Aadhaar Card

  3. Voter ID

  4. Passport

  5. Driving License 

*Candidates reporting at the centre with e-Aadhaar Card and Adhaar No. as ID proof must ensure that the e-Aadhaar Card is of good quality with a clearly visible photograph. 

Note that the name on the ID proof has to match the one printed on the NEET PG 2022 Admit Card. Applicants who have had their names changed must be able to produce any of the following relevant documents to substantiate the change in name: 

  • Legal Name Change Document

  • Marriage Certificate

  • Divorce Decree

  • Gazette Notification

NEET PG 2022: Do’s and Don’ts at the Exam Centre

Check the list of Do’s and Don’ts below for a smooth and hassle-free experience at the centre on the day of your NEET PG 2022 exam.

Things to Do

  • Do arrive at the allotted exam centre at least 45 minutes before the scheduled time

  • Do carry your NEET PG 2022 Hall Ticket along with all necessary documents (as mentioned above) to the test centre

  • Do follow all Covid-19 safety norms, like wearing a mask, carrying a bottle of sanitizer, and disposable gloves at the centre

  • Do bring your own water bottle 

Things NOT to Do

  • Do not be late to report to the test centre

  • Do not carry any stationery items (calculator, pen/pencil, eraser, writing pad, pen drives, pouch bags etc.) to the exam hall

  • Do not carry any electronic devices or gadgets (microphones/earphones, mobile phones, Bluetooth devices, Smartwatches etc.) inside the exam hall

  • Do not carry any sharp/inflammable objects and ornaments (chains, bracelets, earrings, brooches, nose pins, goggles, lighter, deodorants, wallets etc.) to the exam hall

  • Do not carry snacks, beverages or any other eatables inside the centre

Any candidate found with any of the above items will be held accountable for breaching the examination rules and their candidature may be cancelled.

Also Read: NEET PG 2022 on May 21: What to Expect, Difficulty Level, Weightage

Important Things to Note for NEET PG 2022 

Applicants taking the exam must be aware of the following CBT guidelines in advance:

  • On the test day, finger biometrics and a photograph of the candidate will be captured at the time of registration just before the start time

  • Candidates are advised to cooperate with the security activity to avoid the possibility of any impersonation

  • After Face and ID verification, candidates will be guided to their respective computers by the invigilator to initiate the check-in process

  • All candidates must keep their admit cards and photo IDs handy 

  • Applicants are advised to adhere to the instructions given by the invigilator. Keep in mind that each of the stations will be blocked from the front and the two sides. Candidates shall not be peeping, as they will be under strict surveillance. 

  • Candidates will not be provided with any paper or pen for rough work 

  • Any disruptive or suspicious behaviour may lead to the cancellation of the candidature of the applicant

  • Signature of candidates will be taken on the attendance sheet for manual attendance

  • There will be no arrangement to keep any items/articles belonging to the candidate at the exam centre. 

  • Frisking will be done with Hand Held Metal Detectors

  • Candidates will not be allowed for Finger Biometrics at the time of registration due to Covid-19 restrictions

  • In the event of a technical fault, candidates will be given complete time to finish their paper


Type of Failure

Appropriate Actions Taken 


Disruption due to power failure after candidates have logged in 

No action needs to be taken necessarily. The timer will automatically stop and resume once the fault is rectified. Applicants won’t lose time due to disruption. 


A machine is locked during the test due to a loss of connectivity with the primary server

IT Managers in each of the rooms will verify and unlock the account of the candidate. Timer will resume right from where the candidate had left. Applicants won’t lose time due to disruption.


Any specific complaints regarding the machine, such as a faulty mouse, flickering screen, or system getting hanged or locked repeatedly

The Invigilator/IT Manager will verify and lock the candidate’s machine. If needed, the candidate will be shifted to another lab room or machine from the one allotted previously. 

Applicants won’t lose time due to disruption.

We hope that the NEET PG 2022 Exam Day Instructions shared in this article will be helpful in keeping you informed as you appear at the allotted exam centre on May 21. NEET PG is certainly one of the toughest entrance exams to crack but with CollegeDekho by your side, you can rest assured that you never miss out on the important guidelines, and are always focused on your goals. 

Good Luck!

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