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CAT 2018: No jackets, footwear and jewellery allowed inside exam lab

CAT 2018: Here is the list of things you are allowed and the list items that one cannot carry and wear inside the exam hall

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 20, 2018 12:54:19 pm
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CAT 2018: The Common Admission Test will be conducted by the IIM-Calcutta on November 25. About 2.41 lakh candidates have applied successfully for CAT 2018. IIM-Calcutta has released a list of instructions where candidates are not allowed to wear any jewellery or even footwear. In 2016, the candidates were advised to wear open footwear like chappals.

In a test day help guide that has been released today, 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.

Here are some things you need not bring inside the exam lab

— 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.

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.

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