New Delhi: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE) board on Thursday postponed Class 10 and 12 examinations in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Notably, the revised dates will be announced in due course of time, possibly after the situation improves. Also Read - Learn All About Symptoms of Novel Coronavirus, to Prevent Its Occurrence

“In view of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading across the country and with much uncertainty and speculation in the air, the Council, in the interest of the health and well-being of the students and the teaching community, has decided to postpone all ICSE and ISC year 20202 examinations scheduled to be conducted between… 19 March 2020 and 31 March 2020,” the board said in a press release. Also Read - Coronavirus Outbreak: Dos And Don'ts Suggested by The Indian Government

This comes a day after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) rescheduled all the ongoing examinations for Classes 10 and 12 after March 31. Also Read - CRPF Doctor Based in Delhi Tests Positive For COVID-19

“All ongoing examinations of CBSE for Classes 10 and 12, scheduled between March 19 and 31, shall be rescheduled after March 31,” Anurag Tripathy, CBSE Secretary, was quoted as saying by ANI.