New Delhi: Due to coronavirus, +2 exams in Odisha will be postponed from March 23. However, the exams slated to be held till March 21 will be conducted as per schedule, said an official statement from the exam conducting body Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE).
The exam for all the papers which have been postponed will be held later.
In the wake of coronavirus threat, this decision has been taken therefore, until now it has affected close to 200 people in the country.
“Notification for conduct of the postponed examinations will be issued after necessary directions received from the government when the situation improves,” the official statement from the Council reads.
The +2 exams had begun on March 3.
According to the data shared by CHSE Controller of Examinations, Bijay Kumar Sahu a total of 2,18, 800 candidates will appear in Arts stream while 98,536 candidates will appear in Science stream and 25,770 in Commerce.
The vocational examinations have started on March 17 while the practical exam for +2 papers was held from January 27 to February 5.
Meanwhile, class 10 exams or the matric exam in Odisha is concluded and the exam was conducted from February 19 and March 2.