CET: Students try their luck

4,606 appear for Biology exam; 7,458 write math paper on first day

Students answering CET exam in one of the centres in Mangalore on Wednesday. DH photoPU Deputy Director K S Ramesh speaking to Deccan Herald told that there has been no instances of malpractice in any of the centres across the district.

“Out of a total of 7,624 candidates, 4,606 appeared for Biology paper. As many as 3,018 candidates remained absent for the test. A total of 7,458 candidates appeared for the Mathematics test in afternoon, while only 168 students remained absent,” he informed.

Centres

As many as seven centres are in Mangalore, three in Moodbidri and two in Puttur. St Aloysius College, Kodialbail, Madhusudan D Kushe Pre University College, Attavar, Padua Pre University College, Nanthoor, St Agnes College, Bendorewell, Canara PU College, Kodialbail, Sharada PU College, Kodialbail, Milagres PU College, Hampankatta, Philomena College, Puttur, Government PU College, Puttur, Alva’s College, Moodbidri, Mahaveer PU, College, Moodbidri, and Jain PU College, Moodbidri are the centres.Students may get in touch with the principals of the respective examination centres for details or may call the office of deputy director, PU education (2453787), Deputy Commissioner’s office (2220584), Assistant Commissioner, Puttur (230357) and AC, Mangalore (2220569).

Vigilance team

Deputy Commissioner Subodh Yadava, who is the Chief Superintendent of the Vigilance team visited all the centres of CET examination to see to it that the examination is conducted smoothly.Senior government officers were appointed as observers for all the 12 examination centres. Principals of the respective centres were appointed as the Deputy Chief Superintendents.

Apart from this two squad members each were designated to all the centres. On April 28, Physics test will be held in the morning and Chemistry test will be conducted in the afternoon.

Error

On the first day of the Common Entrance Test, Mathematics question paper raised bewilderment among the students with four errors traced in the paper.

Speaking to Deccan Herald, Expert Group of Institutions Chairman Narendra L Nayak said four of the questions had no right options at all which was a injustice meeted upon the students by the Karnataka Examination Authority. Illucidating the error he said, in A(4) series question paper question number 14, 33, 53 and 55 contained errors. 

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