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Lok Sabha poll clashes with exams, 2 Maharashtra varsities defer schedules

Mumbai | The Lok Sabha election schedule in Maharashtra has forced two universities to postpone some of their examinations overlapping with polling dates, officials said on Wednesday.

Elections will be held in the state in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29, as per the Election Commission. In view of this, the BA and and BCom exams of the Mumbai University scheduled on April 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30 have been postponed, an official from the varsity’s examination department said. “The new examination schedule will be uploaded on the university’s portal soon,” he said.

A similar communication has been issued to students by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University in Aurangabad district of the state.

The examinations scheduled by the university on April 18 and 23 will now be held on some later dates, the details of which will be declared soon, an official from the institution said.

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