NEW DELHI, March 20 -- The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Thursday announced the postponement of all ICSE and ISC examinations to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

"In view of the novel coronavirus spreading across the country and with much uncertainty and speculation in the air, the council in the interest of the health and well-being of the students and the teaching community has decided to postpone all ICSE and ISC Year 2020 Examinations scheduled to be conducted between the period of March 19 to March 31," a CISCE official notice said.

The ICSE examination was scheduled to conclude on March 30, while the ISC examination was scheduled to conclude on March 31. The council further said the revised da...