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UGC Issues Advisory To Postpone All Exams Till March 31 Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

According To The UGC Advisory, All Educational Institutes Need To Maintain Regular Communication With Students And Update Them Accordingly Regarding Any Latest Happenings Through Electronic Means.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Krishnendu Chatterjee | Updated on: 19 Mar 2020, 12:03:12 PM
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New Delhi:

UGC has issued an advisory that has told universities to postpone all exams till March 31, 2020 due to Coronavirus Outbreak and reschedule all postponed examinations after March 31, 2020. UGC has issued this advisory after receiving communication from the Secretary, Ministry of Human Resurce Department. According to the press release released by UGC, all universities need to take precautionary measure to stay safe amidst the outbreak of Coronavirus. Meanwhile, the dangerous COVID-19 virus is spreading rapidly across the globe and has been declared as a pandemic.

University Exams 2020 Postponed Due to COVID-19

According to the UGC Advisory, all educational institutes need to maintain regular communication with students and update them accordingly regarding any latest happenings through electronic means. Educational institutes must ensure to check no type of anxiety is developed among students due to lack of information in any respective subject.

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Other than this, educational institutes and colleges should provide helpline number and email IDs to students to contact the respective college regarding any relevant queries. Also, universities and colleges must advice teachers, non-teaching staffs and students to not panic and take all precautionary measure to combat COVID-19.

For more details, candidates need to visit the official website of UGC, i.e. Alternatively, the direct link of UGC Official Notification regrading postponement of Exams is given below:

UGC Official Notification Regrading University Exams Postponement Direct Link

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First Published : 19 Mar 2020, 12:03:12 PM

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