Nepal's Tribhuwan University postpones exams

Tribhuwan University has announced postponement of the university-level examinations (yearly and semester) which were earlier scheduled to commence from March 20 and March 22, and those which are currently being held

Mar 20, 2020
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Kathmandu: Tribhuwan University has announced postponement of the university-level examinations (yearly and semester) which were earlier scheduled to commence from March 20 and March 22, and those which are currently being held. The University Executive Council made the announcement in the wake of directives issued by the high-level coordination committee meeting held yesterday to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19.

The high-level coordination committee had yesterday decided to shut down all educational institutions, including, kindergartens, schools, colleges and universities in the country until the end of Chaitra (April 12) and postponed Secondary Education Examination (SEE), along with all other examinations until further notice.

Tribhuwan University had not registered a formal response to the government’s call to halt exams and had hinted about going ahead with the pre-set schedules. However, with the latest announcement, the classes along with exams have been put-off for now, The Himalayan Times reported.