Test was conducted at eight centres in Gulbarga and one in Yadgir
Prohibitory orders in force in and around test centresSenior officials visited some of the CET centres
Gulbarga: As many as 4,500 students appeared for the Common Entrance Test (CET) in Gulbarga district on Wednesday. The test was conducted at eight centres in Gulbarga and one in Yadgir. Tight security arrangements were made for the test. Prohibitory orders were in force in and around the test centres.
The test was conducted by the CET Cell for selection of students for medical, engineering and other professional courses in government and private professional colleges in the State.
In Bidar, 2,991 students wrote the test, while 108 were absent. Tight security arrangements were made to ensure a smooth conduct of the test.
Bidar Deputy Commissioner Munish Moudgil and other senior officials visited some of the centres.
Over 1,800 students appeared for the CET in Raichur on Wednesday. The conduct of the examination was smooth without any reports of untoward incidents or copying.
According to official sources, 1,824 students had registered their names for the entrance test, including 528 of AME College, 688 of L.V.D. College, and 304 each of Government Boys' Pre-University College and Tagore Memorial Pre-University College. The test was conducted at four centres in Raichur.
Tight security arrangements were made and two teams, comprising police and district officials, constituted to supervise the conduct of the test. Deputy Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad, who was district superintendent for the CET, and the tahsildar Suryanarayana, who was supervisor, took separate tours of the test centres in the city to ensure a smooth conduct of the CET.