The Common Entrance Test for admission to professional courses will be held at five centres in Hassan on Wednesday and Thursday. The district administration has made arrangements for smooth conduct of the examination, in which 2,384 students are appearing.

The examination centres are AVK PU College, M. Krishna PU College, and Government PU College for Girls, St Philomena's PU College and Government Vani Vilas PU College.

Prohibitory orders

The Deputy Commissioner has imposed prohibitory orders within a radius of 200 metres around the centres. Shops with photocopying machines have been asked to close, H Krishnaiah, Deputy Director for Public Instruction said.

Each classroom will have 16 students. The Deputy Commissioner is the Chief Superintendent of the exam. Observers have also been appointed.