List of Exams Cancelled Due to Coronavirus in 2021

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With the sudden outbreak of a pandemic due to the Novel Coronavirus, the entire world has been facing difficulties. As of now, social distancing and quarantine have turn out to be the only plausible solutions to this health emergency until vaccination is developed. Following preventive measures, social gatherings are prohibited and due to this, many competitive exams around the world have either been cancelled or postponed. Though the competent authorities have ensured that the exams will be conducted once the crisis gets over. Through this blog, we aim to highlight a list of exams which, as of now, have been cancelled due to COVID-19. 

List of Exams Cancelled in 2021 Due to Covid-19

Here are the cancelled exams due to Covid-19.

Exams Cancelled
Maharashtra Class 9 & 11 Exams
Punjab Class 10th Board Exams 2021
Telangana Inter 1st-Year Exams 2021
Jammu & Kashmir Class 10th Board Exams 2021 (for remaining subjects)
Tamil Nadu Class 10th Exams 2021
International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams 2021
ICSE Class 10 and Class 12 Exams
Chattisgarh Class 10 Exams
UP Board Class 10 and Class 12 Exams
Maharashtra Class 10 and Class 12 Exams
Odisha Class 10 and 12 Exams
Gujarat Class 10 and 12 Exams
Telangana Class 10 Exams
Haryana Class 10 Exams
Himachal Pradesh Class 10 and Class 12 Exams
Uttrakhand Class 10 and 12 Exams

CBSE Exam Cancelled

CBSE Class 12 Exams have been cancelled for the year 2021 due to coronavirus:

CBSE Class 10 Exams have been cancelled for the year 2021 due to coronavirus:

Class 10th and 12th Date Sheet

Board Exams Postponed

Here are the Board Exams that have been postponed die to coronavirus:

Exams Postponed
AP Inter Exams
Telangana Inter 2nd-Year Practical Exams
Punjab Class 12 Exams
Madhya Pradesh Class 10 and Class 12 Exams
Rajasthan Class 10 and Class 12 Exams
Jharkhand Class 10 and Class 12 Board and Practical Exams
Haryana Class 12 Exams
Assam Higher Secondary Exams
Karnataka PUC II Exams
Tripura Class 10 and 12 Exams

Competitive Exams After 12th

Following are the competitive exams that have been postponed with dates yet to be announced:

Competitive Exams Postponed
JEE Mains April Session
JEE Mains May Session
Rajasthan PTET
Bihar BEd
FRI Entrance Exam
NATA 2021 Phase 2
JEE Advanced

Also Read: VITEEE Exam 2023

University Exams Postponed

Following Universities have postponed their exams with dates yet to be announced:

Name of the University
Maharashtra UG Medical Semester Exams
Maharashtra’s Shivaji University
Bangalore University
Pondicherry University
Telangana University
Osmania University
Mangalore University
Himachal Pradesh University Exams
Kerala University
Gujarat University
Allahabad University

Recruitment Exams Postponed

Here are the postponed Recruitment Exams:

KSET 2021
MPPSC State Services Prelims Exam
IAF CSAB Airmen 2021 Exam for Group X & Y Posts
BPSC 31st Judicial Services Exam
UP Recruitment Exam for Principal/ Headmaster
Maharashtra Public Service Commission Exam
MCEME Recruitment Exam 2021 for Civilian Academic Officers
HAL Recruitment Exam 2021 for Management/ Design Trainee

Exams Cancelled in 2020

Covid-19 has been around us for more than a year and it affected the exams in 2020 as well. Let’s check out the exams that were cancelled in 2020:

CBSE Board Exams 2020

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has recently announced that the pending exams for the classes 10th & 12th have been postponed till 31st March. A formal notice regarding the renewal of dates will be issued after 31st March. Apart from this, the re-exams scheduled for the school students are also suspended till the same date. 

ICSE Board Exams 2020 

Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), just like CBSE, has postponed the ongoing list of exams for classes 10th and 12th. The ICSE officials have informed that the new dates will be announced shortly after or on 31st March.

JEE Mains Exam 2020

Considered as one of the toughest exams in India, JEE Mains, which was supposed to be held in the month of April has been postponed by National Testing Agency (NTA),  the exam conducting body. The admit card for the examination will now be available on 31st March instead of 20th March. Detailed information regarding the rescheduling will shortly be updated on the official website. 

Also Read: JEE Advanced Exam 2023

Bihar D.El.Ed. Joint Entrance Exam 2020

Initially scheduled on March 28th, Bihar D.El.Ed has also been rescheduled due to the severe outbreak of Coronavirus. Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) being the competent authority will release a notice sharing the revised details of the examination. 

NIOS Exams 2020

A list of exams, including practical theory examinations for this session, under the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) for secondary and senior secondary classes have also been put on hold. These exams were due between 19th – 31st March but now have temporarily been postponed. The authorities will release formal notice about the new dates soon. 

List of National Level Exams Cancelled due to Coronavirus

Here are the other national-level exams that have been cancelled due to the coronavirus:

  • BITSAT Exam
  • UPSEE Exam 2020
  • JEE Main 2020
  • All Telangana Exams have been postponed
  • NATA 2020
  • CLAT 2020
  • NCHM JEE 2020
  • AIAPGET 2020
  • MAT 2020
  • ATMA 2020

Also Read: UPSC Syllabus

List of Exams: School and College-Level 

Apart from the aforementioned school and university exams, scores of other entrance exams have also been cancelled or postponed. Here is a detailed list of exams, conducted at various levels, which have been put on hold due to the novel coronavirus.

State Board Exams

  • Meghalaya Class 12th exams
  • All the exams in Himachal Pradesh 
  • AP SSC class 10th 
  • Karnataka PUC II exam 
  • All the exams under Goa board  
  • TS Inter Exam 
  • Tamil Nadu class 10th exams 
  • Class 10th and 12th exams in Uttrakhand
  • Maharashtra SSC 10th exams 
  • 12th board exams in West Bengal 
  • Kerala Board’s class 10th and 12th exams
  • Class 8th examination – Goa 
  • All the exams of Nagpur University 
  • IIT Kanpur  
  • All major exams of Rajasthan University
  • ISE Exams 
  • Karnataka class 7th to 9th exams 
  • Punjab board exams for class 10th and 12th 
  • JKBOSE board exams 
  • All the semester exams in Odisha [except the final year] 
  • 10th and 12th class exams in Madhya Pradesh 
  • Board exams in Tripura 
  • All the exams under Rajasthan Board
  • All the exams under Delhi State University
  • MAHA MCA 2020 Exam
  • OJEE 2020
  • CUSAT CAt 2020
  • ARPIT 2020 due to West Bengal Elections
  • Allahabad University PG Admission

List of Competitive Exams for Government Jobs

Also Read: How to Study Abroad Amid the Havoc of Coronavirus

TIP: You should not only just ‘Netflix and chill’ but make the most out of the stay home period. These quarantine days can help you get a catch of some interesting and helpful activities. You can follow your passion while devoting some time in the preparation of the above-mentioned exams. 

Thus, through this blog, we have provided you with a list of exams which have been rescheduled due to Coronavirus. But you should regularly check the official website of the respective exam to stay updated with the dates. To fully utilise the self-isolation period, connect to our mentors at Leverage Edu through an e-meeting to get your career-related queries cleared! 

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