Students will write Biology and Mathematics papers today

As many as 8,016 students will appear for the Common Entrance Test (CET) in Mysore on May 1 and 2. The exams will be conducted from 10.30 a.m. to 11.50 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 3.50 p.m. at 16 centres here.

All arrangements have been made for the smooth conduct of the exams and necessary instructions have been given to invigilators, K.M. Puttu, Deputy Director, Pre-university Education, told The Hindu .

The colleges have distributed hall tickets to the students.

Students will write the Biology and Mathematics papers on May 1, and the Physics and Chemistry papers on May 2.

The examination centres in Mysore include JSS College for Science, Arts and Commerce, Ooty Road; JSS College for Women in Saraswathipuram; Teresian College, Siddharthanagar; GSSS PU College, Kurubarahalli, Siddharthanagar; St. Philomena’s College, Bannimantap; Maharaja’s PU College and Maharani’s PU College; Sarada Vilas PU College, Krishnamurthypuram; SDM and MMK College, Ballal Circle; Vijaya Vittala PU College, Saraswathipuram; Mahajana’s PU College, Jayalakshmipuram; Chinmaya Vidyalaya PU College, Jayalakshmipuram, and Vivekananda Composite PU College, Vijayanagar.

Meanwhile, prohibitory orders have been clamped around all the examination centres.

The prohibitory orders will be in force from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in a 200-m radius from the examination centres.

In Shimoga

Staff Correspondent from Shimoga adds:

As many as 4,480 students in the district will appear for the Common Entrance Test (CET), conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) on May 1 and 2. Deputy Director of the Department of Pre-university Education H. Indumathi told The Hindu that elaborate arrangements had been made to conduct the test in a smooth and peaceful manner.

A Grade-1 gazetted officer had been deputed as observer for each exam centre and the principal of the respective college had been made chief superintendent for the exam. The Pre-university Education Board had also formed a special squad comprising two lecturers serving in government PU colleges in neighbouring districts.

Squads would be assigned to each exam centre to prevent malpractice, she said.

The department had requested Superintendent of Police Koushalendra Kumar to provide security at the exam centres (seven in Shimoga and two each in Bhadravathi and Sagar).

The 11 centres are: Government Science PU College, Government Girls’ PU

College, DVS Independent PU College, DVS Composite PU College, Kasturba PU College, Sarvodaya Girls’ PU College and Sacred Heart PU College (in Shimoga city); Government PU College on Tarikere Road and Government Girls’ PU College (in Bhadravathi) and Government PU College and Government Girls’ PU College (in Sagar).

  • Students will write the test at 16 centres in Mysore, 11 in Shimoga

  • ‘Arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of the test’