Rc.No:151/B-2/2021, Dated: 28-04-2021
Sub: O/o DGE, A.P., SSC Public Examinations, June 2021 - Constitution of Examination Centres Guidelines issued - Proposals for Constitution of Examination Centres by implementing COVID-19 norms called for - Reg.
1. Letter vide Rc.No:GE-CPROORSLT(DPRP)/1/2021-DGE, Dated: 07-04-2021.
2. Memo No: GE-SE/2021-Exams (E.No: 1397172), Dt: 23/4/21
With reference to the subject cited, DGE request all DEOS to forward the proposals for the constitution of examination centres (Examination Zones) for the ensuing SSC Public Examinations, June-2021 separately in Triplicate (along with soft copy) in the enclosed proforma detailed at Annexure C. For Regular & Private students (Once Failed Candidates) separate Examination Centres should not be constituted.
The proposals should be attached with a check list duly filled in for the purpose of constitution of exam centres as per the guidelines issued. The proposals should reach the O/o DGE, A.P., Vijayawada on or before 05-05-2021 AN through the ACGEs without fail, so as to finalize the Examination Zones.
Necessary guidelines are furnished in Annexure-A enclosed with this letter and checklist in the enclosed Annexure-B. Since the centre wise question paper has to be compiled and prepared at the earliest, it is essential to receive the proposals for constitution of centres on or before above stipulated date positively.
Further, in view of the prevailing COVID-19 Pandemic, special measures have to be put in place to ensure that safety of the students, teachers and other staff involved in conducting the examinations. Thus, a separate list of "COVID-19 Precautionary Guidelines" is listed in the Annexure-E enclosed with this letter, which have to be strictly complied with.
The Examination zones need not be formulated separately for the regular and private candidates. The constitution of examination centres is the prerogative of the department; however, such proposals shall be prepared based on fair and neutral principles duly complying with the issued guidelines to avoid complaints and criticism whatsoever. Strict confidentially shall be maintained while constituting the centres in consultation with concerned Dy.EOs and ACGES and the same shall not be disclosed to anyone until the final list is approved by the Director of Government Examinations, A.P., Vijayawada and necessary instructions are issued to the DEO's.
Further, a thorough review of the existing centres is very essential. Schools having compound wall, good accommodation and furniture and other facilities shall be constituted as examination centre, so as to ensure that students do not face any inconvenience while writing the examination.
In view of the above, DGE request all DEOS to take utmost care in constitution of centres, without any deviation from the guidelines, in order to avoid any problems and inconvenience to any student in the state duly complying with the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Further, in the recent past, it was brought to the notice of the undersigned that the constitution of ill-equipped and remotely located schools as Examination centres has been highlighted & criticized by parents and media, which has caused a lot of inconvenience to the students and the officers alike.
DGE therefore request all DEOS to bestow your personal attention and treat this activity as most important and urgent work and thus furnish the proposals within the stipulated period without fail.