CBSE Revamps Dress Code for AIPMT 2016: Shoes Gone Slippers On

Apr 2016 Source: Mota Chashma

Folk who are looking for some complicit ways for cracking AIPMT 2016 exam are going to have a hard time. CBSE under the guidelines of the Honorable Supreme Court has introduced new dress code in AIPMT 2016 to check any malpractices. As per the fresh guidelines, all the aspirants of AIPMT 2016 who are appearing this year will have to say goodbye to shoes and socks. For the very first time, the candidates will have to appear for the AIPMT in slippers/ sandals. The CBSE board in discussion with the Honorable Supreme Court of India has scrapped the use of shoes and socks at the exam center.

What not to carry on the day of AIPMT 

The Central Board of Secondary Education, the body which is given the responsibility to conduct unbiased and fair AIPMT has been driven by the Honorable Supreme Court to take some unprecedented call with respect to the dress code at AIPMT exam. CBSE has given new guidelines for the candidates appearing in AIPMT 2016. 

In addition to the shoes, CBSE board has also banned some other items at the exam hall; take a look at few of the items which are barred from entry in the examination hall.

  • Any stationary item such as pen, pencil, pen drives, writing pads, health band, calculator and log tables.
  • Any metallic item.
  • Any eatable items opened or packed.
  • Watch, wrist watch, camera etc. 
  • Any communication devices such as mobile phone, Bluetooth, Microphone and health band.

The dress Code to be followed at AIPMT 

  • Candidates can only wear sandals and slippers to the AIPMT examination. (are not allowed to wear shoes)
  • The candidates must wear light color clothes.
  • Candidates are also advised to wear half sleeve shirts without having any big buttons or badges, brooches. This is to ensure that student does not hide Bluetooth devices, earphones, camera or any such stuff in clothes. 

Candidates wearing customary/ religious dresses 

The High Court of Kerala has directed the Central Board of Secondary Education in the meantime to allow Muslim female candidates to wear hijabs, head scarf and full or long sleeved dress contrary to the normal standards. However, this ruling has also come under the strict guidelines for such candidates to appear at the examination center almost 30 minutes before the commencement of the test for a proper frisking.

The candidates wearing customary/ religious has to report latest by 8:30 a.m. The frisking will be thoroughly streamlined by a women invigilator to completely scan the body of the candidates.

It is to be noted that candidate must not bring any of the prohibited things to the examination center as no place for safe keeping will be available at the test centres. 

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