Published: 21st July 2020
Students with COVID will get a separate hall to write the Karnataka CET 2020 examination
Three feet distance is mandated in the exam hall, ensuring only two students per bench, and the strength of the hall should not exceed 24 students
Even as the clamour against the Karnataka CET 2020 examination gets louder, the government, undeterred announced a standard operating procedure. Those tested positive with COVID will be given a special hall to write the CET exam, said the health department and halls will be sanitised after the exam.
Precautionary measures for staff handling such students have been informed about their protocols. The health and family welfare department announced his on Monday. It has sought coordination of various level of officials from the departments to enforce this under their respective deputy commissioner. The examination remains scheduled for July 30 and 31. Students are expected to be present two hours in advance and are allowed to carry their tiffin boxes along.
Three feet distance is mandated in the exam hall, ensuring only two students per bench, and the strength of the hall should not exceed 24 students. Students have to be informed about their seats arrangement well in advance, to avoid gathering at the notice board, noted the notification by the health department, that highlighted basic hygiene practices. All students are expected to wear a mask. At least one additional centre is to be identified in each district and kept as a backup.
And in Bengaluru, four such centres should be reserved. In case a centre falls in containment zone, the students will be shifted to the reserve centre after consultation with the DC.50 surgical masks should be given to every exam centre, and are to be bought using the natural disaster management fund. Students from containment areas will be kept in special rooms, given surgical masks and supervisor of the hall will be given gloves and a surgical mask. The room should be chemically disinfected after the exam of the day. Those officials and staff of the CET should be trained by the deputy commissioner, ZP CEO and Superintendent of Police and district health officer.