Government of India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Ministry of Health Guidelines for Conducting Examinations
The government today issued guidelines to be followed while conducting examinations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Only centres outside the containment zone will be allowed to function.
The examination centre should have a designated isolation room for isolating any person who is found symptomatic.
Enough entry & exits gates for students and staff shall be ensured to avoid overcrowding.
SOP on preventive measures to be followed while conducting examinations to contain spread of COVID- 19
Examination centres are frequented by large number of students (as well as their parents) and staff till the entire duration of the exam and therefore, it’s vital to plan and conduct these examinations, while following specific preventive measures, as detailed in the paragraphs below.
1. Generic preventive measures:
The generic measures include simple public health measures that are to be followed to reduce the risk of COVID-19. These measures need to be observed by all (staff, students and parents) in these places at all times.
i. Physical distancing of at least 6 feet to be followed as far as feasible.
ii. Use of face covers/masks to be made mandatory.
iii. Practice frequent hand washing with soap (for at least 40-60 seconds) even when hands are not visibly dirty. Use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers (for at least 20 seconds) can be made wherever feasible.
iv. Respiratory etiquette to be strictly followed. This involves strict practice of covering one’s mouth and nose while coughing/sneezing with a tissue/handkerchief/flexed elbow and disposing off used tissues properly.
v. Self-monitoring of health by all and reporting any illness at the earliest.
vi. Spitting shall be strictly prohibited.
Installation & use of Aarogya Setu App shall be advised to all, as far as feasible.
vii. Installation & use of Aarogya Setu App shall be advised to all, as far as feasible.
2. All Universities/Educational Institutions/Examination centers shall specifically ensure the following arrangements:
a) Planning of examinations.
b) Transportation to and from the examination center.
c) Entry and exit to the examination center.
d) Special precautions for high risk individuals.
e) Movement within the examination center, seating arrangement including conduct of examination
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