List of exams postponed due to Covid- 19 outbreak
Everyone welcomed 2020 with a bash and a hope that it would turn out being a great year for all of us. Instead, it turned out to be completely opposite of what was expected. The novel coronavirus or Covid- 19 has affected the entire globe to such an extent that people are locked in their houses for days now and it isn’t sure when this will end.
It is time for every citizen to behave in a responsible way and stay indoors. People are working from home and schools are closed. Several important exams that were lined up are postponed by the conducting committees.
Here is a list of all the examinations postponed so far:
CBSE postponed all the remaining board exams of classes 10 and 12 scheduled to be held between March 19 and March 31
The IIT JEE Mains exam was scheduled between 5 and 11 April. The National Testing Agency (NTA) postponed the JEE Main exam due to the Covid- 19 outbreak. The new JEE Main dates will be informed to candidates through their registered email ID and phone number.
The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) recruitment exam for the post of Junior Assistant and Clerk Exam 2016 was scheduled to take place between March 18 to March 26. The exam is now postponed until further notice.
Medical Entrance Examination National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is also postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak and as the lockdown is will continue till April 15.
The Staff Selection Commission examination has postponed the CHSL Tier 1 exams for all further dates are postponed. The new dates will be announced on the website in future.
The Vellore Institute of Technology conducts the Engineering Entrance Examination for Vellore, Bhopal and Chennai campus. The VITEEE 2020 examination was scheduled to take place between 13 - 19 April. The examination is now postponed until further notice.
The MHT CET examination for aspirants to take up admission in the top engineering colleges is conducted every year. The exams for MHT CET were scheduled from April 13 to April 23, 2020, and have been postponed till further orders.
The MAH MCA CET 2020 exam scheduled to be conducted on March 28 has been postponed.
RBI Assistant Main Exam to be held on March 29 has been postponed.
Kerala Public Service Commission or KPSC which were scheduled till April 14 have been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Tripura Board Exams and Tamil Nadu 11th class exams are postponed till further notice.
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) recruitment exam which was scheduled to be held on March 22 has been postponed.
The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has announced that the BPSC Assistant Engineer recruitment exam which was scheduled to be held on March 21, 22, 28, and 29 have been postponed.
The Karnataka SSLC Exam 2020 scheduled to be held from March 27, 2020, to April 9, 2020, has been postponed.
The decision to postpone all the exams follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing three-week lockdown of the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus and save lives of the citizens.
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