CAT Exam 2018 new rules: No jackets, footwear, jewellery allowed inside exam hall
New Delhi : CAT Exam 2018 new rules: Only a few days are left for the commencement of CAT 2018. The Common Admission Test will be conducted by the IIM-Calcutta on November 25. This year, the list of instruction includes certain new rules, which were never followed before in any section of exam, till date.
The IIM-Calcutta has announced that candidates are not allowed to wear any jewellery or even footwear inside the exam hall. Earlier in 2016, the candidates were advised to wear open footwear like chappals.
Sources confirmed that this year about 2.41 lakh candidates have applied successfully for CAT 2018. The guide has been released today in which the exam authority has informed that only admit card, photo identity card, required the medical certificate and scribe affidavit (if any) would be permitted beyond frisking point.
CAT Exam 2018 new rules:
- Do not wear any jewellery that contains metal. In case an aspirant is caught while frisking, they’ll be asked to remove.
- Do not wear jackets and footwear inside the exam lab.
- Do not bring any mobile phones, electronic gadgets, watches, calculators, stationery items inside the exam centre premises.
- A candidate will be allowed to wear socks, plain pullovers/ sweaters/cardigans (without any pockets) inside the exam hall.
- Candidates with a metal implant, pacemaker, etc. in their body would bring a medical certificate of the same at Test Centre
- All personal belongings would be kept aside at this point and the authorities would not take any responsibility for loss of items.
As per official information CAT will be conducted in two shifts, 9 am to 12 pm and 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Candidates are advised to report at 7:30 am for the morning shift and at 1 pm for the afternoon shift.