The entrance examinations to different technical education courses will be held only when the lockdown ends.
No dates for conducting entrance tests for different courses for medical, engineering, management and other streams have yet been announced.
Even the exams conducted by the Union Public Services Commission have not been held due to the nationwide lockdown.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Monday that exams like Joint Entrance Examination and National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test and management courses will be held only when the situation normalises.
Pointing out that the entrance exams for technical courses have only been postponed, the Minister appealed to the students not to panic in the given situation but rather utilise the time they have gained due to the lockdown to prepare well for the coming exams.
He pointed out that study material had been made available online for the benefit of students across the country.
The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has announced that it will undertake periodic review of the dates for the possible conduct of UPSC exams.
The conduct of all examinations across the country were stopped after the nationwide lockdown was imposed from March 24 midnight.