Due to COVID 19, commonly known as corona virus, lot of entrance exams have been postponed. Global outbreak of COVID 19 has sack every sector throughout the world and education has just started to feel the pinch of it. Three months into 2020 and we are witnessing the biggest trail of exam postponement in years. However, given the situation and rapidly increasing of corona virus cases, the decision to push back the entrance exams to avoid mass gathering seems legit.
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) issued an official notice, asking school board and higher education institute to postpone the exam and announce the new exam date on March 31, 2020. Since then, these are the entrance examinations which have been cancelled by the concerning authorities.
Entrance Exams 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Here we are adding all the entrance examination, which have been postponed due to COVID 19 crisis. Check if your examination is mentioned here or not.
AILET 2020 Postponed
With NLUs postponing CLAT, NLU Delhi also took the initiative to cancel AILET 2020. The revised date for exam is May 31, 2020. Check the official notice below.
CLAT 2020 Postponed
CLAT 2020 was to be held on May 10, 2020, but has been postponed to May 24, 2020. The online registration for the exam has also been extended to April 25, 2020.
LPUNEST 2020 Postponed
After a lot of contemplation, LPUNEST has also postponed LPUNEST 2020.The new exam date for it will be determined in line with the exam date for JEE Main.
NATA 2020 Postponed; Registration Reopened
Council of Architecture (CoA) also had to postpone National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2020 due to corona virus. The exam was to be held on April 19, 2020, but has been shifted back. The new date for the test will be announced soon. Following this, CoA has also opened registration for NATA April 2020. Candidates can apply until April 15, 2020.
ICAI CA Foundation, Inter, and Final Exams Postponed
ICAI has also postponed all the examinations for CA. These exams were due to be held in the month of May 2020. However, now these have been postponed and will be held in June-July. Check official notice and dates below.
AIIMS PG 2020 Postponed
One of the best medical institute and hospital in India, AIIMS Delhi, has also postponed AIIMS PG 2020 entrance exam. The exam was due to be held on May 03, 2020, however, knowing the ongoing impact of pandemic AIIMS postponed it.
Bihar B.Ed CET 2020 Postponed
In the state of Bihar, B.Ed common entrance test has also been postponed due to COVID-19. The revised date for the exam will be announced soon and with it, new admit cards for Bihar B.Ed. CET 2020 will also be issued to the candidates.
AEEE 2020 Postponed and to be Held Once the Dates of CBSE / JEE Main is Out
Amrita University has also postponed AEEE 2020. The University is now waiting for the exam dates for CBSE boards exams and JEE Main. Once the date for these is out, Amrita University will determine and announce the date for AEEE.
JMI Entrance Exam 2020 Postponed
All entrance tests for admission in JMI has been postponed. Unlike all other various boards and institutes, JMI has postponed the entrance test dates that were scheduled not only in April but even in May, June and July. Read more…
MHT CET 2020 Postponed
State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra has postponed the state level Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) 2020. The new exam dates are yet to be announced. Read full update…
Uttarakhand D.El.Ed 2020 Postponed
Uttarakhand Board of Secondary Education (UBSE) has postponed the entrance exam for D.El.Ed admission 2020. Th earlier exam date was March 30, 2020. New dates have not been notified yet. Kow all details…
VITEEE 2020 Postponed
Due to COVID-19, all dates of VITEEE 2020 has been postponed. However, the revised schedule is yet to be released. Read more…
KIITEE 2020 Slot Booking Postponed; Exam Might Be Postponed too
KIIT has officially delayed the KIITEE 2020 slot booking and the new dates shall be available after April 07, 2020. There is also a high possibility that the exam dates might be also changed. Know more…
Indian Army B.Sc. Nursing Exam 2020 Postponed
Even the brave army has surrender to nature. Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, it has postponed the upcoming B.Sc Nursing entrance examination. The exam was due to be held in the month of April 2020. However, now the new date for the exam and the issuance of admit card is awaited.
Bihar D.El.Ed 2020 Postponed
8 days before the exam date, which was March 28, BSEB postponed Bihar D.El.Ed JET 2020. The board informed that it has to postpone the exam due to COVID 19. The new date for the exam will be out in due course of time.
GUJCET 2020 Postponed; Admit Card to Release Again
Despite on going buzz about COVID 19, GSEB released GUJCET 2020 admit card. Eventually, board had to also cancel the state level examination. This means that the admit card for the exam will also released again. Official notice below.
SRMJEEE 2020 Postponed
The entrance examination for SRMJEEE 2020 was due to be held from April 12 to 20, 2020. However, the University has postponed it and with it, all the other dates as well. The University will announced the new dates soon.
JEE Main 2020 Postponed
National Testing Agency was all set to issue JEE Main April 2020 admit card on March 20 and conduct the exam on April 05, 07, 08, 09, 11, 2020. However, in view of the escalating case of the virus, the agency postponed the examination and the issuance of the hall ticket. The official notice for the same released on nta.ac.in and on the official website of JEE Main, jeemain.nta.nic.in. Now, the new exam date will be announced on March 31 and admit card will be issued in the month of April.
MAH MCA CET 2020 Postponed
State level examination for MCA admission in Maharashtra, MAH MCA CET 2020, has also been rescheduled due to fear of COVID 19. The exam was initially dated to be held on March 28, 2020. However, it has been rescheduled on April 30, 2020. State CET Cell informed the same on the official website on March 17, 2020, a few days after issuing the admit card. Now, the new admit card will be issued to the candidates, with new exam details.
NID DAT Main Studio Test and Interview for M.Des Postponed
National Institute of Design (NID) is already done with the prelims exam for M.Des admission. It had to hold studio test and interview round on April 16-19 and 23-26, 2020, but looking at the fatal senior it has been cancelled for now. The new dates will be issued soon. Apart from this, the NID also delayed B.Des result announcement, which was to be made on April 19.
NIMHANS Entrance Exam 2020 Postponed
It is no surprise that one of the premier medical institutions in India was the first one to cancel its entrance examination. Evaluating the consequences of conducting the exam, during the corona widespread, NIMHANS cancelled Ph.D, super speciality, postdoctoral and postgraduate entrance examination. The notice for postponing the exam released on March 12, 2020, and the new exam dates are awaited now. If the situation is not improved, then there is a high possibility that the institute might also delay B.Sc exam, which is due to be held on April 19, 2020.
Entrance Examination Expected to be Delayed
Looking at the situation practically, there are chances that other entrance examinations will also be postponed. As per the timeline, here is the list of exams for which the exam dates might be changed.
Exam with high chances of delay:
|PU UIAMS MET 2020||28 Mar 2020||Postponed|
|Bihar B.Ed CET 2020||29 Mar 2020||Postponed|
|NIFT TEA 2020||29 Mar 2020|
|GUJCET 2020||31 Mar 2020||Postponed|
|MIT DAT 2020||5 April 2020|
|PIM MAT 2020||5 April 2020|
|LPU NEST 2020||10 Apr 2020||Postponed|
|GITAM GAT 2020||11 Apr 2020|
Exams with average chances of delay:
|BCECE 2020||12 Apr 2020||Postponed|
|EFLU UG 2020||12 Apr 2020|
|IICD 2020||12 Apr 2020|
|MH CET Law 2020||12 Apr 2020||Postponed|
|SRMJEEE 2020||12 Apr 2020||Postponed|
|MHT CET 2020||13 Apr 2020||Postponed|
|VITEEE 2020||13 Apr 2020||Postponed|
|Christ University Law 2020||14 Apr 2020|
|KIITEE 2020||14 Apr 2020|
|Sathyabama entrance exam 2020||14 Apr 2020|
|VSAT 2020||14 Apr 2020|
Exams with less chanced of delay:
|AP EAMCET 2020||20 Apr 2020|
|KEAM 2020||20 Apr 2020|
|KCET||22 Apr 2020|
|NCHM JEE 2020||25 Apr 2020|
|AP ICET||27 Apr 2020|
|IITH PGEE 2020||28 Apr 2020|
|IGNOU OPENMAT 2020||29 Apr 2020|
|AP ECET||30 Apr 2020|
|AP PECET||20 Apr 2020|
Other Examinations Postponed Due to COVID 19
Not only the entrance examination but school board exams have also been postponed. Already due to CAA protest CBSE board examinations were postponed in North Delhi. However, now the exams have been postponed for the candidates of all the state. So far, the following boards have postponed the board exams.
- CBSE class 10 and 12.
- CISCE class 10 and 12
- NIOS class 10 and 12.
- Haryana Board class 10 and 12.
- Manipar Board class 10, 11, and 12
- UP Board class 1 to 8.
States have also pushed back recruitment exams like – UPPSC Block Education Officer (BEO), JK Police recruitment exam, MPSC state service exam, ITBP tradesman, and Kerala has cancelled all PSC exam. These are just a few examples, the list goes on and on.
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