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UP Board Postpones Its Exams For High School And Intermediate Till May 20
Lucknow, April 15 (TNA) Following suit of the CBSE, the UP Board on Thursday postponed the high school and intermediate exams in the state. Giving this information, deputy chief minister and minister in-charge of education, Dinesh Sharma said that the exams have been postponed till May 20.
He further added that a decision about the next dates for the exams will be taken in the first week of May, after due consideration of the prevailing situation with regards to COVID at that point of time. Exams in state's universities and degree colleges have also been shelved till May 15.
There has been a huge spike in Coronavirus cases across the state, with its major cities like Kanpur, Lucknow, Gorakhpur becoming epicentres of the spread.