Published: March 31, 2020 8:43:47 pm
Coronavirus: The University of Mumbai has further postponed the undergraduate (UG)/ postgraduate (PG) examinations till April 14, due to lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic. The revised dates of the examinations will be released after April 14, 2020. The varsity earlier postponed the examinations till March 31, 2020.
A total of 759 exams for various courses are to be conducted. Vice Chancellor Dr Suhas Pednekar has asked all students to use this time to study and pursue hobbies in an official circular released by the varsity.
The Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), University of Mumbai has also deferred the first year and second year BCom exams scheduled to be held from March 31 and April 15, respectively.
The Maharashtra State Board has also cancelled the SSC or class 10 examinations. While the exam schedule for class 9 and 11 will be held announced after April 15, annual exams for class 1 to 8 will not be conducted and students will be promoted to next class based on earlier performance.
The exams have been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic in India. Maharashtra has recorded over 300 positive Covid-19 cases, the highest in the country so far.
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