What is JEE Main dress code?

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V Vakul

JEE Main is one of the sought-after exams among candidates seeking admission in B.Tech programmes. The entrance test is taken up by lakhs of students every year. As the exam date of JEE Main 2018 is inching closer, examinees are gearing up for the last minute preparation. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct JEE Main 2018 paper 1 and paper 2 in pen and paper based mode on April 8. The computer-based test of JEE Main paper 1 will be held on April 15 and 16, 2018. Through JEE Main, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs fill over 24,000 seats every year. Candidates who have passed or are appearing 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as their main subjects are eligible to appear for JEE Main 2018. CBSE has laid down certain guidelines for candidates appearing for JEE Main 2018. All aspirants are expected to act in accordance with these rules when appearing for the exam. Here is a compilation of all the rules for JEE Main 2018 that candidates must check to avoid hassles.

Candidates can wear anything. It is advised, however, that you wear a comfortable outfit so that they you do not face any hassle at the time of answering the paper. To be precise, there is no dress code for examinees. There are, however, other guidelines that candidates must follow so that they do not get debarred from appearing the exam or face any last minute trouble on the exam day. Below given is a list of items regarding what a candidate should carry to the examination hall and what not to carry:

What to carry to the exam hall of JEE Main 2018?

  • JEE admit card 2018
  • Photo identity proof
  • Disability certificate of candidates falling under this category
  • Clipboard

For JEE Main Paper 2

Since the drawing paper will require stationeries, candidates must carry the following items:

  • A geometry box
  • Eraser
  • Pencils
  • Color pencils or crayons
  • Clipboard

What not to carry to JEE Main exam hall?

  • Electronic devices such as mobile phones, camera, bluetooth devices, earphones, pager, microphones, watches, calculator, etc.
  • Stationary Items- Textual material, bits of papers, printed or written material, slide rules, and log tables
  • Other items- Handbags, wallet, goggles, eatables (Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks), etc.

Adhering to these guidelines will help candidates avoid problems on the exam day. All the best for your exam.

P Parul

NTA has not specified any dress code for JEE Main 2019. Candidates can wear anything.  However, some points for boys and girls are kept in mind regarding what to wear and what not to wear at the examination centre:

What to wear: simple clothes, slippers or sandals.

What not to wear: SmartWatch, printed shirts, belts, shoes, heels, jewelry, shirt or jeans with too many pockets, do not carry the wallet, handbag, and electronic accessories.

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