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Exams for Std 9th to 12th postponed in Goa due to virus scare

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

All examinations for Std 9th to

12th, including the board examinations, have been postponed indefinitely in Goa in view of the coronavirus outbreak, the state Department announced on Friday.

Director Vandana Rao said in a circular that the exams were being postponed till further orders.

"In view of the spread of Covid-19 in the country...all examinations from classes IX to XII scheduled from March 21 onwards are postponed till further orders. This includes exams for Class X and XII," she said.

The government has already canceled the exams upto Std 8th, and decided to promote students to the next class without exam.

The coastal state has not recorded any confirmed coronavirus case yet.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 20 2020. 18:36 IST
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