Meanwhile, the class 12 board examination conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha is postponed. The examination will be held once the COVID-19 situation improves.

"Keeping in mind the safety and wellbeing of candidates and exam functionaries during COVID-19 outbreak, I have advised @DG_NTA to postpone the UGC-NET Dec 2020 cycle (May 2021) exams," Nishank tweeted.

The criterion on which basis the results will be declared for the ICSE (Class X) students and the date of result declaration will be announced by the CISCE later. 

Dr. Kant comes to Ashoka University after over 25 years at Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

The class 10 and 12 compartmental exams are for the students who could not qualify in the BSEB board exams which were conducted earlier this year.

JEE Main (April) Session has been postponed due to rising COVID-19 cases

Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir,  Manoj Sinha made the official announcement on 'Office of LG J&K' Twitter account.

“In light of the surge in #COVID19 cases, GoI has decided to postpone #NEETPG2021 exam which was earlier scheduled to be held on Apr 18. Next date to be decided later,” Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted.