New Delhi: All examinations, scheduled to take place from July 7, have been postponed till further orders, Lucknow University announced on Friday. Also Read - Indian-Origin Scientists Find Novel Way to Treat Severe COVID-19

Around 1.40 lakh students were to appear for the Lucknow University examination. Also Read - Independence Day 2020: In a First, Military Bands Perform For Fortnight Ahead of August 15 Event

The decision comes in view of the increasing Coronavirus cases in the state. Also Read - COVID-19 Vaccine: Zydus Cadila to Begin Phase-2 Clinical Trials

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.