The Arvind Kejriwal government imposed a weeklong curfew in the national capital from April 19 at 10 p.m. until April 26, 2021 at 5 a.m., many students arriving for exams were concerned about their trip. The Delhi government reached out to them and allowed students and examiners to travel to the city with an admit card or appointment letter. During Delhi’s closing week, or curfew, the state government allowed students to move around the city to attend exams. Students can use their exam cards, which will be handed over to the authorities as a curfew, to get to their exam centers and take all the exams scheduled for this week.
The official ordinance of DDMA – Delhi specifically mentions students who are required to sit for exams and staff involved in taking exams who are allowed to attend exam assignments during the Delhi week close. The ordinance states: “Individuals or students may take the exam on presentation of a valid admission card. Examining staff employed for exam tasks may travel on presentation of a valid admission card. “
With the second wave of COVID-19 sweeping across the country, most schools and universities have canceled all exams for students. The CBSE Council, ICSE Council, and State Councils have decided to cancel or postpone Exams 10 and 12 in light of the rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 across the country. Major universities and colleges have also decided to postpone the exams to a later date. Some government reviews and competitions are expected to take place this week, but the examining authorities are reviewing the situation and will announce an update shortly.