COVID-19: Jamia Milia Islamia postpones entrance exams for PhD

In view of an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases within the nationwide capital, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) on Saturday introduced that the PhD entrance take a look at could be postponed.

As per a JMI discover, the exams have been scheduled to be performed on April 20, 22, 24, and April 26 and will now be held at a later date.

“The Competent Authority, keeping in view of COVID-19 surge in Delhi and weekend Curfew imposed by Government of NCT of Delhi, has postponed the Ph.D. Entrance Tests which were earlier announced to be held on 20, 22, 24 and 26 of April 2021 till further orders,” the discover stated.

After the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) resolution to cancel class 10 board exams and postpone class 12 board exams, the Jamia Milia Islamia college adopted go well with and on Wednesday (April 14) postponed the exams for courses 10 and 12 at JMI schools.

The nationwide capital on Saturday (April 17) recorded 24,000 cases within the final 24 hours, highest single day spike because the pandemic began. On Friday (April 16), Delhi had reported round 19,400 COVID-19 cases.

While addressing a press convention, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday (April 17), raised a request with the Centre asking it to order at the least 50% beds within the central govt-run hospitals in Delhi. 

“We also request the centre to increase the supply of oxygen in Delhi. We are seeing some shortage in private hospitals. We have also asked officials to raid places that might be hoarding important drugs,” Kejriwal stated.

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