Karnataka health department releases SOP for COVID-19 positive patients appearing in CET 2020

Karnataka health department releases SOP for COVID-19 positive patients appearing in CET 2020
Team Careers360 | Jul 21, 2020 - 4:45 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Karnataka health department has released the guidelines for conducting KCET 2020 for COVID-19 positive candidates. As per the notification, no candidate who is COVID positive shall be denied an opportunity to appear in the Karnataka CET exam 2020. However, each applicant is expected to follow the protocols laid down by the authorities to ensure that other aspirants are left unaffected.

Aspirants are required to inform the officials well in advance regarding the COVID-19 status such that all the necessary special arrangements can be made. Along with this, candidates will also have to produce a medical certificate from their treating physician certifying that they are fit to write the examination. The candidate should provide “risk consent” for taking up the exam.

A medical team of 108 ambulances (ALS) will be stationed at the KCET 2020 exam centres. All the COVID-19 positive patients will be transported between the hospital and the KCET exam centre by designated ambulances. Wearing N-95 face masks and hand gloves will be compulsory all the time.

Also, a separate KCET 2020 exam centre will be made available for COVID positive patients. It will have natural ventilation and proper safety measures will be taken by the authorities such as availability of hand sanitisers, disposable glasses for drinking water, seating arrangements with at least three feet distance, liquid soap in the washrooms, and more.

Once the KCET exam 2020 is over, the room will be disinfected thoroughly using the 1 percent sodium hypochlorite solution within thirty minutes and rooms can be used again after 24 hours.

KCET 2020 guidelines for examiner/invigilators/expert assistant/support staff/room superintendent

  • He/she should wear N-95 mask and gloves.

  • Strict physical distancing of 2 meters should be maintained all the time.

  • Computer systems should be ready before a candidate occupies seat

  • KCET admit card 2020 should be signed by the invigilator while maintaining physical distance and using sanitisers.

  • Avoid frequent conversations with the student.

KCET 2020 will be held on July 30 and 31. Earlier, it was announced that the authorities will conduct the test as per the scheduled KCET exam date 2020. The exam will not be postponed again.

Also Read: KCET 2020 to be held as announced on July 30 and 31: Deputy CM Ashwathnarayan

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