Amid COVID-19 fears, PSC halts scheduled exams until further notice

Published On: March 19, 2020 07:20 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 19: Amid novel coronavirus outbreak fear, Public Service Commission (PSC) has postponed all the scheduled written examinations of civil service, security bodies and various government bodies.

The meeting of the PSC held on Thursday decided to postpone the exams to be held between March 21 to April 12 until the further notice.

Earlier, on Wednesday, faced with the risks of a possible COVID-19 outbreak, the government decided to postpone the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) – scheduled to be conducted from Thursday – until further notice.

Meanwhile, Tribhuvan University (TU) Executive Council has decided to postpone all the university examinations until further notice owing to the possible spread of coronavirus.

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