The preliminary examination for Karnataka High Court Civil Judge is just less than a week away. It will take place on September 27, 2020, between 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM at Bengaluru city, Dharwad, Mysuru, Shivamogga and Kalburgi. In the view of COVID-19, Karnataka High Court has published Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Karnataka Civil Judge prelims.
As per the SOPs published, no examination centre will be in the containment zone. The conducting body has reserved a separate room at the exam centre for those candidates who are coming from the containment zone, who have COVID-19 symptoms or were earlier in contact with COVID-19 patient. The special arrangement will be made for COVID-19 patients who intend to attend the prelims exam in COVID Care Centre.
Candidates who are tested positive with COVID-19 should submit their report and certificate from DHO. Those who are coming from the containment zone or were in contact with COVID-19 patient have to send information along with necessary details to firstname.lastname@example.org. All other candidates shall submit a self-declaration at the exam centre. The declaration should state that they are not from the containment zone, they have not in contact with COVID-19 patient and have not been tested positive COVID-19.
It becomes mandatory for applicants to wear fresh new N-95 mask throughout; from entering the exam centre to leaving the venue. They have to make sure that they maintain and follow the social distancing norm before and after the exam. Before entering the centre, they have to undergo thermal screening. Moreover, hand sanitizers will be made available at the entry point of the exam centre. Aspirants are allowed to carry their own water bottle to the exam centre and hall.
All the candidates must note that it is compulsory to download Arogya SetuApp, Apthamitra App and Quarantine Watch app in their mobile. They shall make sure that location and Bluetooth are turned on at all the time when in the exam centre.
The list of examination hall number will be notified to candidates at the exam centre. Each examination hall will contain only 20 candidates to make sure that there is apt space. Seating arrangements are done in such a manner that there is a minimum 3 feet distance between each candidate.
Other than candidates, the officials shall also follow the special instructions and SOP as specified by conducting body. All the exam centre officials have to ensure that they wear N-95 masks, face shield and hand gloves. Local administration and District Health Officer will also depute a team at the exam centre to screen candidates and exam officials.