New Delhi: The Ministry of Education on Monday urged all the centrally-funded institutions to postpone all offline examinations scheduled in May due to the second wave of COVID-19 in the country.
In a letter addressed to all the heads of centrally-funded institutions, Secretary, Higher Education Amit Khare has urged the institutions to postpone all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May, the Ministry said in a statement. The online examinations, etc may however continue.
The letter also stated that the decision will be reviewed in the first week of June.
The institutions have been further advised to ensure that if anyone in the institution needs any assistance it should be provided immediate possible help so that he/she comes out of the distress at the earliest.
‘All Institutions have to encourage eligible persons to go for vaccination and ensure that everyone follows COVID-19 appropriate behaviour to remain safe,’ the statement added.