Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has postponed the state Board examinations for Classes 10 and 12.
All Classes from 1 to 12 will also remain closed till May 15.
The government spokesman said that fresh dates for the examinations would be announced sometime in May.
Earlier, the board examinations were scheduled to begin from May 8.
This is the second time that the Board exams have been deferred. The exams were earlier scheduled to be held from April 24 but the dates were pushed ahead because of the Panchayat elections. The next date was May 8 which has now been put off.