KU, IUST postpone exams scheduled today

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Authorities at Kashmir university postpones all exams scheduled on May 7 and suspended class work on May 7,8.
The decision came in wake of the killing of five militants including Sadam Padder and assistant professor of KU Dr Mohammad Rafi in a gunfight at Badigam Shopian and a teenaged youth Asif Ahmad Mir died in forces action during clashes.
“All Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on May 7, 2018 (Monday) are postponed. Fresh dates shall be notified separately, later,” PRO of KU in a statement issued here said.
Class-work at the University of Kashmir shall remain suspended on May 7/8, 2018 (Monday and Tuesday) as a precautionary measure, he said in another separate statement.
Meanwhile, the Islamic University of Science and Technology on Sunday cancelled all the examinsations cheduled for Monday.
A university spokesperson informed that the decision has been taken in view of the militant and civilian killings in southern Kashmir.
He said that the new dates shall be notified separately.
The spokesperson said that the classwork shall also remained suspended in the University on 7th of May 2018.