Press Trust of India|Oct 18, 2021
REET 2021 exam begins; COVID-19 protocol followed, late comers not allowed
REET 2021 exam begins in different parts of Rajasthan. All COVID-19 protocols were followed at the REET 2021 exam centres and steps were taken to ensure that the exam is being conducted in a transparent manner.
NEW DELHI: The Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan (BSER) is conducting the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teacher (REET) today in two shifts across various exam centres in the state of Rajasthan. The standard operating procedure for COVID 19 was followed at the REET test centres. None of the late comers were allowed to appear for the REET 2021 exam. In order to ensure that the REET 2021 exam is conducted in a free and fair manner, internet and SMS services have been stopped in certain cities of the state.
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Rajasthan government ensured that the candidates did not face any trouble in reaching the exam centre and free travel arrangements were made for them. At the REET test centres, the candidates had to undergo mandatory checking. Those candidates who were without a valid REET 2021 admit card were not allowed to appear for the exam. The timing of the two shifts for REET 2021 exam are: shift one is from 10 am to 12.30 pm, while shift 2 will be held from 2.30 pm to 5 pm.
REET exam 2021 exam begins
Candidates who carried their REET admit card along with a valid government-issued photo ID like - aadhar card, voter ID, passport or driving license were eligible to enter into the exam hall.
Candidates who were unable to produce a valid photo ID were not permitted to enter inside the exam centre.
There were long queues outside the REET exam centre. Students were waiting for their turn along with their guardians.
Aspirants were seen wearing masks, some even had hand gloves and face shields with them. COVID-19 protocols were taken care of.
The exam centre invigilators conducted a safety check of all the aspirants entering the exam centre.
Every candidate was screened by going through thermal check up to monitor body temperature, verification of their documents, checking of admit card etc.
Candidates were allowed to enter the REET exam hall only with ballpoint pens, hand sanitisers and a water bottle.
No smartphones were allowed inside the exam centre premise. The REET exam centres didn't have locker facilities, hence, candidates had to leave their bags with their guardians or outside the exam centre.
Once the candidates were seated inside the exam hall they were given 5-10 minutes to complete the formalities like signing the attendance sheet and filling details into the OMR sheet.
What after the REET exam?
After the REET exam is successfully conducted, BSER will release the provisional answer key where aspirants will be able to raise their objections against any discrepancies. After considering the objections raised by candidates, BSER will release the final answer key, followed by the REET result. Candidates qualifying as per the REET result, will be given the REET eligibility certificate through which they will be able to apply for the post teachers as per the vacancies released by the primary or the secondary schools within the state of Rajasthan.