New Delhi: All examinations, scheduled to take place from July 7, have been postponed till further orders, Lucknow University announced on Friday.Also Read - Karnataka Lockdown Update: CM Bommai Directs THESE Districts Bordering Kerala to Intensify COVID Surveillance Measures. Full List Here

Around 1.40 lakh students were to appear for the Lucknow University examination. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Lockdown: State Makes RT-PCR Report Mandatory For People Coming From Kerala. Deets Inside

The decision comes in view of the increasing Coronavirus cases in the state. Also Read - Coronavirus' Delta Variant Cripples Asian Countries; China, Thailand & Malaysia Witness Record Surge

On June 19, the university had declared exam dates for its undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Following which, the varsity had faced protests from students and teachers who said conducting exams amid the pandemic would be unsafe.