CAT 2020 - Exam to be conducted in more than 425 test centres due to COVID 19

CAT 2020 - Exam to be conducted in more than 425 test centres due to COVID 19
Richa Kapoor | Oct 14, 2020 - 5:54 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI - The Convener of CAT 2020 exam Prof Harshal Lowalekar has confirmed that in wake of the prevailing situation due to COVID 19, the CAT 2020 exam will be conducted at more than 425 test centres of CAT 2020 across India.. The objective is to ensure the safety of the candidates as well as the staff who will be involved at the teat centres so that social distancing can be maintained as well as prevent overcrowding.

Objective of Increasing CAT 2020 Test Centres

In order to avoid any kind of overcrowding at the CAT test centre, Indian Institute of Management, Indore which is the conducting IIM for the CAT 2020 exam has increased the total number of the test centres.

The aim is to ensure that the candidates are allotted to the CAT test centre according to their preference. Moreover, at the time of the registration, candidates were given the option to choose at least six exam cities according to their preference as compared to four in the past.

Covid 19 guidelines similar to those followed during JEE Mains and JEE Advanced

On being asked about the arrangements which the IIM Indore will make at the test centres to combat coronavirus, Prof Lowalekar added that the COVID 19 guidelines that were followed during the JEE Main and JEE Advanced. It would be mandatory for the candidates to wear the masks and maintain a distance of at least six feet. Sanitisation bottles will be placed at regular intervals at the test centre and temperature of the candidates will be checked at the test centre with thermo gun.

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