HC directed state government to hold K-CET 2020

The Karnataka High Court directed the State Government to revisit its decision to hold Karnataka Common Entrance Test(KCET) in the rising cases of COVID-19.

As per 13th May notification the KCET was scheduled to be held on July 30 and 31.

Three petitions has been filed by the
National Student Union of India (NSUI), Advocate Pradeep and Advocate Abdullah Mannan Khan on Monday inKarnataka Karnatka high court challenging the common entrance test.
Taking note of the concerns raised by the petitioners, court said “During the last two weeks, every day around 5,000 positive cases are detected in the state and around 1500 cases were reported daily from Bengaluru. There are more than 5000 containment zones in Bengaluru. The SOP of government says that no one is allowed to leave Containment Zones. Moreover, Public transport will not be available too. There is a possibility of students missing out on the exam”.
the court directed the State to revisit the question of holding the KCET and must place its decision before the Court tomorrow at 2.30 pm.

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