COVID-19: Mumbai University further postpones UG, PG exams owing to lockdown

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: April 16, 2020 6:49:19 pm

The revised dates of UG, PG examinations will be released after May 3

The University of Mumbai has further postponed the undergraduate (UG)/ postgraduate (PG) examinations till May 3, as the lockdown has been extended due to coronavirus pandemic. The revised dates of the examinations will be released after May 3. The varsity earlier postponed the examinations till April 14, 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.

Meanwhile, the 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 3000 positive Covid-19 cases, the highest in the country so far.

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