Updates about Postponement of 2021 Exams: Check Details

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Apr 20, 2021

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Due to the massive surge in the number of Covid 19 cases across the country, many exams such as 2021 Board Exams, NEET PG, JEE Main April are getting postponed. Many universities too have either postponed their exams or shifted them to online mode. Read along to know about various exams’ updated status.

CLAT 2021

There are chances that the CLAT 2021 Exams will get postponed. According to the latest announcement by the Consortium of National Law Universities, the final dates will be decided and announced in the first week of May 2021. For now, the exams are scheduled to be conducted on June 13, 2021, and the last date for application of April 30, 2021. However, with all the exams getting postponed, students have urged to postpone CLAT 2021 too.

CISCE Board Exams 2021

After the announcement made by CBSE, CISCE has followed in its footsteps and canceled the ICSE Class 10 Board Examinations of this year. The promotion of students will be done on internal evaluation. However, they wouldn’t be able to opt for the examination marks later. With this, the ISC Class 12 Board Exams have been deferred until the next announcement. The new dates will be decided and declared in June 2021.

Click here to read the official notification released by CISCE.

UGC NET 2021 May Exams

The NTA has finally confirmed the postponement of the UGC NET 2021 May Exams. It has released the news on Twitter. Seeing the rising Covid-19 cases, many students had urged the Agency to defer the exams but the Agency had not made any statement till now. As the dates for the release of UGC NET 2021 Admit Cards were getting delayed, the candidates were getting hopeful about its postponement. The UGC NET 2021 May Exam was scheduled to start on May 02, 2021.

Click here to read the official Twitter post about the UGC NET Postponement.

UPSC EPFO Exam and Civil Services Interview

The Union Public Service Commission has decided to postpone the Employees Provident Fund Organisation exam that was going to be held on May 09, 2021. Along with UPSC EPFO, the commission has postponed the UPSC Civil Services Interviews and several other exams. It has released the notification about the postponement of all these exams on its official website.

The revised dates of all the deferred exams will be announced in due course of time after much consideration.

Click here to read the official notification released by UPSC.


The Staff Selection Commission has decided to defer the ongoing SSC CHSL exams effective from April 20, 2021. Earlier, the Commission had released a notification saying that the exams are not getting postponed and that the students must steer clear of the rumors. The SSC CHSL exams had started on April 12, 2021, and were going to last till April 27, 2021. The Commission has successfully conducted the exams till April 19, 2021. The new dates for the remaining exams will be announced in time.

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