1.4 lakh students to write CET

Security arrangements at all examination centres on both days

Around 1.4 lakh students will appear for the Common Entrance Test (CET)-2014 to be held on May 1 and 2 at 314 centres across the State.

To ensure that the CET for admission to undergraduate medical, dental, engineering, architecture and agricultural science courses are held peacefully, the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) has asked the superintendents of police of all districts, through the DG&IGP, to make suitable security arrangements by deputing sufficient number of police personnel at all centres on both the days. 

The KEA also sought heightened security at treasury offices where question papers are stored, to prevent possible leak or other malpractices.

Observer at each centre

Deputy Commissioners of the respective districts have appointed an observer at each of the exam centres. A total of 314 observers, 628 Special Investigation Squad members, 314 custodians, 8,782 invigilators and 15,560 officials have been deployed on examination duty, according to a press release issued by the KEA on Tuesday. Students will appear for Biology and Mathematics papers on May 1. 

70 centres in B’lore

They will write Physics and Chemistry papers on May 2. Of the 314 centres in the State, 70 are in Bangalore alone. 

A total of 1,40,461 candidates are taking the test, including 36,411 students from Bangalore. 

The Kannada language test for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates will be conducted on May 3 between 11.30 am and 12.30 pm in Bangalore. As many as 1,660 candidates have registered for the Kannada test. 

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