Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education minister S Suresh Kumar has said that all eligible students appearing for the 10th standard exam on July 19 and 22nd have been issued hall tickets. He was speaking to media persons in Bengaluru today after inspecting the examination halls. He added that Covid protocol will be followed while conducting the examination.
The block education officer and Public Instructions Deputy Directors have been asked to guide all the eligible students to download their hall tickets. Apart from education department employees, health department workers, scouts and guides and volunteers are deputed to oversee the examination and ensure the standard operating procedure.
There are 1,19,469 employees who are working for the examination have been vaccinated for Covid. Sanitisation of examination halls and surroundings will be done tomorrow. Only 12 students will sit in a hall and just one student per bench to ensure social distancing.
Symptomatic students will be sitting separately. Medical team with pulse oximeter and thermal scanner will inspect each student before allowing them into the premises. An ambulance will be parked near the exam hall and Covid Care Centres are established close by.