Kolkata: In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, West Bengal has postponed the Higher Secondary Examination. Notably, all exams have been suspended till April 27. The revised dates will be announced in due course of time. “Dates of rescheduling will be fixed after 15th April,” the state government said in a statement. Also Read - PM Narendra Modi Cites Example of Natwest Trophy Final Partnership of Yuvraj Singh-Mohammad Kaif to Fight Coronavirus
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Further, Maharashtra has also postponed the Class 10 geography exam, which was scheduled for Monday. “The next date of the examination will be decided after March 31,” State School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said. Also Read - Coronavirus: Total Cases in Maharashtra Shoot up to 63 Sending Alarm Across State
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