Thiruvananthapuram: In view of incessant rains in Kerala, authorities have declared a holiday for educational institutions in eight districts on Monday. Several varsities here have also postponed examinations scheduled on Monday.
The District Collectors in Kottayam, Idukki, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam and Thrissur districts declared a holiday for all educational institutions, including professional colleges on Monday.
Holiday has also been announced for schools in Nedumangad and Kattakada taluks in the Thiruvananthapuram district. While schools will remain closed, colleges will function on Monday in Kasaragod district. However, examinations will be conducted as usual here, authorities informed. In Ernakulam, only online classes will be held on Monday. Authorities have informed that students need not go to institutions. The order is applicable to all CBSE, ICSE and Kendriya Vidyalaya schools.
Examinations postponed :
Mahatma Gandhi University has postponed all examinations on Monday. The new date will be announced shortly. Kerala University has postponed the second semester MA, MSc, MCom, MSW and MCJ examinations scheduled to start on Monday.
These will now start on November 22.The Kerala University of Health Sciences has also postponed examinations scheduled on Monday. The new date will be published on the university website.
Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Medical and Technical universities have also rescheduled their exams.The KGTE English Lower Word Processing scheduled from November 15 to 17 was also postponed.