Snowfall aftermath:CUS postpones all exams scheduled for Jan-7, 8, KU extends PG admission date

 Snowfall aftermath:CUS postpones all exams scheduled for Jan-7, 8, KU extends PG admission date

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Bhat Imran



Srinagar, Jan 06: In the backdrop of heavy snowfall across Kashmir, the Cluster University of Srinagar (CUS) on Wednesday postponed all exams scheduled on January-7, 8 and the University of Kashmir (KU) extended the PG admission completion date respectively.

As per news agency—KNO, CUS’s controller examinations Prof Mir Khurshid Ahmad said: “All examinations scheduled on 7th and 8th of January, 2021 have been postponed due to inclement weather.”

He said that the fresh dates shall be notified separately.

Meanwhile, KU’s Director of Admissions and Competitive Examinations, Prof. M Farooq Mir said that the varsity has decided to extend the date for completion of PG admissions.

“Due to inclement weather conditions in the Valley, the date for completion of admission formalities in respect of the candidates selected for PG and other programmes session-2020 have been extended up to and including 11-01-2021,” Mir said.

In the meantime, Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) on Tuesday had deferred the annual regular exams of 11th standard in view of bad weather.

“Due to inclement weather across Kashmir Division, the examination of Class 11th Annual Regular, 2020 scheduled on 06-01-2021 stands postponed. Fresh dates to be notified separately,” BOSE said.



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