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New Delhi: Virtual classes for Uttar Pradesh Polytechnic exam 2022 will commence from January 22, 2022, the UP polytechnic exam for old semester has been cancelled until the further notice. The examination was scheduled to start from January 20.
The information regarding the new arrangements of UP Polytechnic exams was given by IAS Alok Kumar through a tweet that read “Polytechnic exams are postponed for the time being. New semester online classes to begin from 22nd Jan.”
The institute has not cited any specific reason for the postponement of the examination but it is likely that the decision has been taken keeping in mind the surge in COVID-19 cases across the state. On Sunday, Uttar Pradesh government had ordered closing all the academic institutions till January 23, after the state reported around a lakh cases of coronavirus.
Addressing media, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "Vaccination drive has been so well that third wave hasn't impacted us as much. Uttar Pradesh vaccinated around over 22.87 crore people, of which 21.37 lakh are children aged between 15-18 years and 3.87 lakh are people above 60 years of age or those with comorbidities with booster doses."