Postponement of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
27 Mar, 2020
In view of the hardships faced by the parents and the students due to COVID-19 epidemic, the National Testing Agency has postponed the ensuing NEET (UG) May 2020 examination scheduled to be held on the 3rd May 2020. We are hopeful that we would get back to normal situation relatively soon; but for now, various concerned Ministries and Examination Boards are examining the scenario to evaluate the situation that may necessitate any change in the schedule. As of now the examination is proposed to be held in the last week on May 2020. Exact date will be announced later on after assessing the situation.
Source : nta.ac.in
All Indian Visa permission revoked
12 Mar, 2020
India suspended most visas in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus as the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic. All existing visas – except permissions given for diplomatic, official, United Nations, other international organizations, employment and project visas – will be suspended until April 15, according to a government statement Wednesday.
Source : bloomberg.com
Visa freeze by US Embassy due to coronavirus
17 Mar, 2020
The move, necessitated by the Covid-19 virus outbreak will make it difficult for students willing to go to the United States. The embassy has said that applicants could reschedule visa interviews once regular consular operations resume.
Source : Economic Times of India