Coronavirus: ICSE, ISC exams postponed, new dates to be announced later
New Delhi : The Council of ICSE and ISC have postponed their board exams between March 19 and March 31 amid coronavirus outbreak. The council said that the new dates will be announced at a later stage when situation will improve.
"In view of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading across the country and with much uncertainty and speculation in the air, the Council, in the interest of the health and well-being of the students and the teaching community, has decided to postpone all ICSE and ISC year 20202 examinations scheduled to be conducted between... 19 March 2020 and 31 March 2020," the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE) said in a statement today.
"The revised dates for conduct of the remaining papers shall be notified in due course of time," the council's chief executive and secretary Gerry Arathoon said in the statement.
Meanwhile, CBSE has already cancelled all its Board Examination between March 19 and March 31. The examinations for both Class 10 and Class 12 have been deferred.
Not only board exams, but the Ministry of Human Resource Development has asked all schools, universities and other institutes to cancel all scheduled exams and entrance exams till March 31.
The CBSE will announce the new examination date after March 31.