Bengaluru: The Karnataka Examination Authority has announced that the high court’s hijab ruling will apply to students taking the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET).
The Karnataka High Court upheld the hijab ban in classrooms earlier this year, ruling that the wearing of headscarves by Muslim women was not an essential religious practise.
Following the ruling, the state government banned Hijab for students taking SSLC and PUC exams.
Now, the same rule will applicable to KCET exams.
The KCET exam will be held at various test centres across the State on June 16, 17, and 18.