February 5, 2023

BENGALURU EXPRESS

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CET 2022 to begin on June 16 at 486 centers

Exam Centers will be video captured, says Higher Education Minister

Bengaluru, June 15: The Common Entrance Test (CET 2020)- gateway to become eligible for seeking entry into professional courses in the state- will be held from June 16 to June 18 as scheduled. This will pave the way to seek admission into Engineering, Agriculture, Veterinary, Pharmacy courses
etc .

Dr.C.N.Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, said on Wednesday, that this year video coverage of the examination centers will be carried out.

A total of 2,16,525 candidates have registered for CET-2022. The examination will be conducted in 486 examination centers across the state, out of which 87 Centers are located in Bengaluru and 399 centers are in the rest of the state.

While exams for Biology (morning) and Math (afternoon) are scheduled on June 16, Physics (morning) and Chemistry (afternoon) will be held on June 17. Kannada Language Test will be conducted for Horanadu and Gadinadu Kannadiga Candidates at selective centers on 18-06-2022.

As many as 486 Observers (Assistant Commissioner cadre), 972 Special Invigilation Squad Members, 486 Custodians, and approx 9600 Invigilators and a total of 20483 Officers/officials have been deployed to discharge the examination duties, Narayan stated.

The Questions and Answers in each subject question paper will be printed both in English and Kannada Language. In case of any discrepancy in the English and Kannada Versions, the English version will be taken as final, he has clarified.

A total of 1,708 candidates have registered to write the Kannada Language Test on 18-06-2022 which will be conducted at Bidar, Belagavi, Vijaypura, Ballari, Mangaluru, and Bengaluru.

The candidates will not be allowed to wear/carry any type of wristwatch to the examination hall/room. They should not carry any Tablet / Mobile / Calculator to the Examination Hall.

Candidates are advised to follow the timetable for the schedule of bell timings and reach the examination center at least half an hour before the first bell. For details of instruction, one can visit the website of the KEA http://kea.kar.nic.in

KEA ED Ramya were present in the press conference.

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