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Posted On : 18 Mar, 2017  Source : PTI  Place : New Delhi 
CBSE issues advisory for students ahead of Jat protest
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today issued an advisory for students of classes X and XII appearing for examinations on Monday in view of Jat groups threatening to intensify their agitation.

All-India Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti (AIJASS), which is spearheading the agitation demanding reservations in education and jobs, has given a call for a march to the national capital to 'gherao' Parliament and to hold 'dharnas' on the Delhi border blocking all highways, to press for their demands.

"The students and parents are hereby informed and advised to take necessary measures to reach the examination centres well before the scheduled time to avoid any inconvenience in anticipation of the gherao," the advisory said.

The exams scheduled for March 20 include, Class XII - (Mathematics, First Aid and Emergency Medical Care, Clinical Bio-chemistry and Microbiology-II, Microbiology (MLT), Health Centre Management, Opthalmic Techniques-II, Radiography-II (Special Investigation Imaging Radiography) and Class X - (Painting, Spanish and Russian).