Universities and institutes of Tamil Nadu and regions that are predicted to be affected by the cyclone Gaja have rescheduled the exams that were to be held during the dates declared by the Meteorological Department.
Now, the Central University of Tamil Nadu has postponed the exams that were scheduled. A statement released by the CUTN said, “All Faculty and Non-Teaching Staff are hereby to keep maximum vigil over the situation. Chief Wardens and Wardens are instructed to monitor the students’ activity in and around and ensure a comfortable and secure stay of the students.” New dates of the exam will be declared later.
Yesterday, the Anna University had also postponed the exams that were to be held on November 15 and rescheduled them for November 22, The Puducherry University had also canceled the exams in the view of cyclone Gaja in Centres at Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yanam and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands.
Holidays have been declared for educational institutions in seven districts, including Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Cuddalore, and Ramanathapuram. The Tamil Nadu state government has advised private firms, and establishments to send back their employees early as a precautionary measure.