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. Thus, a lot of cities and countries, including India, have recently announced a complete lockdown. The effects of the pandemic is visible on both, the economy and education systems around the world. 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.
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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.
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 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
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 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 Exams for Jobs
- RBI Assistant Main Exam
- Delhi Higher Judicial Services
- ITBP Recruitment exam
- Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
- SSC CHSL and Junior Engineer
- Kerala PSC Exam
- IBPS PO, IBPS SO Exam, Clerk
- Bihar BEd CET 2020
- APPSC Group 1 Exam
- KEAM 2020
- KCET 2020 Exam
- Karnataka TET
- TNPSC Group 1 Exam
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!