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Jamia Millia Islamia defeated PhD entrance exam amid increase in coronovirus cases

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) announced on Saturday that it would postpone PhD entrance examinations in view of the unprecedented surge in coronovirus cases in the national capital.

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Published on APR 17, 2021 08:58 PM IST

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) announced on Saturday that it would postpone PhD entrance examinations in view of the unprecedented surge in coronovirus cases in the national capital.

On Friday, Delhi recorded its highest single-day COVID-19 figure as 19,486 cases and reported 141 deaths, prompting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to establish more coronovirus facilities and increase the strength of oxygen beds was done.

On Thursday and Friday, 16,699 and 17,282 cases were registered in the city respectively. According to a JMI notice, the tests to be held on April 20, 22, 24 and 26 will be conducted at a later date.

“The Competent Authority, in view of the increase of COVID-19 in Delhi and the weekend curfew imposed by the NCT of the Government of Delhi, has postponed the PhD entrance examinations to be held earlier on 20, 22, 24 and 26 The announcement was made. Until April 2021 until further orders, “it said.

On Wednesday, the university had announced that Class 10 and 12 examinations in JMI schools to be held from April 15 would be postponed following the decision of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday to cancel Class 10 examinations. And class 12 will be postponed the exam.

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