The Karnataka government has announced the Common Entrance Test (CET) 2020 examination dates. The Karnataka CET 2020 will be conducted on July 30 and 31. As per reports, 1.95 lakh students will write the CET exams at 120 places in 497 centres across the state. The state government has also decided to extend a four-day quarantine relaxation for students and their parents or guardians from outside the state and country.
Moreover, the government would take safety measures to conduct the Karnataka CET exam as it did during the SSLC examination, said Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Higher Education Dr C N Ashwath Narayan.
In Bengaluru City, 40,200 students will write CET in 83 centres. Thirty foreign students will also take the exam The Deputy Chief Minister said the department has taken all precautionary measures and has framed the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to conduct the exams, as reported by PTI.
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Precautionary measures to be followed:
At the exam centre there would be thermal screening of all the students. In addition to this, wearing of masks and physical distance will be strictly followed. The exam centres will be sanitised two days prior to the exam dates.
“The state government has also decided that those students who are tested positive for Covid-19 can also be given the opportunity to write the exam. However, there will be separate rooms arranged for them.”
Students who show symptoms of cough and cold will also be made to write the exam separately. Arrangements will be made for ambulances as well as transport facilities at all centres, he said. Bus transport has also been organised all over the state.
PG-CET and Diploma-CET exams postponed:
Furthermore, the government has postponed the PG-CET and Diploma-CET exams as the final year exams are yet to be held for those students. As per the schedule, the PG-CET and Diploma-CET exams were to be held on August 8 and August 9, respectively.
Courtesy: India Today
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