Maharashtra State has decided to postpone medical exams across the state till June. The exam for the first, second, and third year of various medical, health science courses which is conducted by the Maharashtra University of Health Science (MUHS) was already postponed twice before following the rise in Covid cases in the state.
The decision was taken in a meeting after consulting with Chief Minister and other officials. The revised dates will soon be issued by MUHS. Around 40,000 students have been registered for medical and various other health science exams which were scheduled for April 19.
State Medical Education Minister Amit V Deshmukh said that the exam will now be held in June. The university will release the detailed schedule shortly.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has cancelled Class 10 exams and postponed Class 12 exams in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases. While State has postpone SSC and HSC exams.
Shortage of beds, vaccine, and oxygen are being reported from around the state.
Maharashtra registered 58,952 new cases with this the State tally of COVID19 positive patients in state is now 35,78,160 while the active cases stands at 6,12,070.