New Delhi: In an effort to ensure fair means during the All India Pre-medical/Pre-dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to install jammers at the exam centers.
The AIPMT exam is scheduled to be held on July 25, Saturday.
Following the rampant irregularities in the AIPMT entrance test, held on May 3 the supreme court had directed the CBSE to reconduct the exam.
According to reports, " The CBSE has barred candidates from carrying mobiles, wallets, goggles, hair pins, hair bands, rings, bracelets, earrings, noses-pin as well as water bottles. The candidates have been asked to wear slippers and not shoes."
Speaking to TOI, the CBSE officials Satbir Bedi said that they were exploring electronic gadgets used for unfair means and the gadgets shown to them have shocked the CBSE officials.
"Gadgets are tiny communication devices which cannot be easily detected," he added.
The CBSE, which has spent Rs 38 crore for the retest, has issued admit cards to around 6.3 lakh candidates with a list of dos and don'ts.
Candidates appearing for the exam are instructed to report in advance for compulsory frisking.
About 46 students, who were involved in the unfair practices in the May 3 test, have been suspend from appearing for the AIPMT test.