Tough REET routine

Jaipur is gearing up for the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) to be held on Sunday. i.e Feb 7. As many as 8,75,772 candidates would take the test at 2,065 centres across the state. In Jaipur, around 1.47 lakh candidates are expected to take the exam at 263 centres across the city.
The REET exam assumes significance as 15000 candidates, who score a certain high grade, will be directly recruited in government schools across the state.

This time, unprecedented security and fool proof arrangements have been put in place to thwart any cases of cheating or malpractices after leaks in the recent jail guard recruitment exam. For this CCTV cameras and mobile jammers would be installed around specially selected centres, numbering 300 in 12 districts of the state. The staff and candidates would have to pass through metal detectors before they enter the exam halls. Fax, Internet, Email, Wifi facilities would be sealed two hours before and after the exam is over.

Examinees have been notified about the dress code which has to be adhered to strictly. There is a ban on any kind of ornaments , be it necklace, wrist watch, ring, ear tops, purses and bags. Only pen and paper would be allowed into the hall. Candidates must bring their ID proof and admit card while entering the exam room.

Candidates have also been asked to reach their exam centres one hour before the start of the exam. On the request of Rajasthan Board of Secondary Examination (RBSE) which is conducting the examination, extra buses and trains have been deployed for the day. The authorities have asked the candidates not to travel on roof of buses and trains to avoid any kind of mishaps.

Jaipur District Collector have asked railways and roadways to photograph and videograph the arrival of students. In addition 64 co-ordinators and 50 vigilance teams will be deployed in Jaipur to oversee the exams.

The exams will be conducted in two sessions, the first from 10 am to 12:30 pm and the second from 2:30pm to 5 pm. The second session is important as as many as 7,36,536 candidates will take the exam.

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