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ICSE, CBSE postpone class 10, 12 exams due to COVID 19 spread, revised dates to be announced later

ICSE board has postponed class 10, 12 examinations due to coronavirus spread in the country as confirmed cases continue to rise. The revised dates for the exams will be announced later, say officials.

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New Delhi Updated on: March 19, 2020 12:17 IST
Board exams postponed

Board exams postponed

ICSE board has postponed class 10, 12 examinations due to coronavirus spread in the country as confirmed cases continue to rise. The revised dates for the exams will be announced later, say officials.

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) Chief Executive Gerry Arathoon said the exams have been postponed till March 31. On Wednesday, he had said the exams will be conducted as per the schedule after the CBSE announced it has postponed exams till March 31.

ICSE's decision to postpone exams followed after CBSE on Wednesday postponed exams till March 31.

CBSE postponed class 10, 12 board exams till March 31

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday postponed CBSE Class 12, CBSE Class 10 Board exams due to coronavirus outbreak in India.

The Class 10, Class 12 CBSE Board exams will now be rescheduled after March 31.

The decision comes after the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) ordered CBSE to postpone exams. The deadly novel coronavirus has claimed three lives in India so far while 151 COVID-19 positive cases have been recorded as on Wednesday.

(With inputs from PTI)

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