1.17 lakh to appear for CET

1.17 lakh to appear for CET

15,000 officials will be deployed to invigilate

1.17 lakh to appear for CET

The Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) which will conduct the test in 228 centres has already dispatched the hall tickets to the candidates.

The KEA is ensuring that stringent measures are taken during the conduct of the entrance test. A KEA official said that 15,000 officials will be deployed to invigilate candidates appearing for CET.

The Assistant superindentent along with the team of four to five members will oversee the invigilation.

An invigilator has been deployed for every 16 CET aspirants, the official said. 

The KEA is also conducting free coaching classes for II PU students in 100 centres for the benefit of CET aspirants in rural areas. Meanwhile, applications that were partially filled and with insufficient documentations were being rejected. Such applicants were further notified on the KEA website asking the respective candidates to furnish the missing details. More than 300 applications were processed.

The CET counselling process has been scheduled to be conducted in six centers - Bangalore, Hubli, Gulbarga, Mangalore, Shimoga and Davangere. According to the KEA official, the technical arrangements and the logistics for the counselling process is nearing completion. In most centres, the technical arrangements were completed while in Shimoga the process is on, the official said.

Biology and mathematics examinations will be held on April 28 and physics and chemistry exams will be held on April 29. All papers will be for 60 marks with biology and physics scheduled for the morning sessions from 10.30 am to 11.50 am. Mathematics and chemistry have been scheduled for the afternoon sessions from 2.30 pm to 3.50 pm.