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Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Over 40,000 students from Odisha will appear for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (UG) 2018, the premier entrance examination for admission into undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education today.

NEET 2018 will be held at 40 centres across the State while throughout the country more than 13, 26,000 registered students are likely to appear the medical entrance, as per the official sources.

The test consists of one paper in Hindi, English, Urdu, Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada containing 180 objective type questions  from physics, chemistry and biology (botany and zoology).

Some important instructions and reminders for students:

The duration of test would be three hours from 10 am to 1 pm. While examination hall entry began from 7.30 am and admit card checking will be done till 9.40 am.

As per instructions, the students have been advised to carry admit cards while stationery items like textual material, electronic gadgets, pen, scale, writing pad, pen are also not allowed.

The CBSE has also asked the students to adhere to dress code - light clothes with half sleeves. Male candidates should avoid dresses with big pockets, elaborate embroidery. Shoes are not allowed therefore male candidates can wear slippers and sandals.

Female candidates should also avoid clothes which have embroidery, flowers, brooches and buttons. Salwars and trousers are allowed along with slippers or sandals with low heels. Jewellery like earrings, ring, pendants, nose ring, necklace or any kind of metallic items are also forbidden.

The results of the entrance will be declared on June 5.

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