The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 English exam on Thursday (February 27) has been postponed in the northeast and parts of east Delhi in view of the turbulent situation due to violence, according to officials.
“Considering the request of Delhi government and to avoid inconvenience to students, staff and parents, the board has decided to postpone the exam for class 12 in Northeast part of Delhi,” CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said.
The exam has been postponed at 73 centres in northeast Delhi and seven centres in east Delhi. “However, the exam in other parts of Delhi shall be conducted as per the scheduled. The next date of exam for affected students will be notified shortly,” the official said.
At least 22 people were killed and over 180 injured in communal violence over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi over the past three days.