At least 50 students at Lucknow University have tested positive for the corona virus. The university exams, which were due to start from January 15, have now been postponed until further notice.
In a letter, the university board informed the students that the new dates will be announced at a later date. “Students from Lucknow University and related colleges have been informed that all exams between January 15 and January 31 have been rescheduled in light of the increasing Covid-19 cases in the university. New exam dates will be announced soon on lkouniv.ac.in,” the letter reads.
Students at universities across Uttar Pradesh have asked for exams to be postponed or for the tests to be moved to online mode. After holding its theoretical exams online despite months of protests, the AKTU has now declared it will hold the practical exams online.
Rajasthan has postponed its practical exams for class 12 and Madhya Pradesh has moved its pre-boards to home mode where students would attempt exams from their respective homes. The exam season is once again in the grip of the corona virus.
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