New Delhi [India], Mar 17 : In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the test for airmen's recruitment earlier scheduled from March 19-23 has been postponed tentatively to the last week of April.
Indian Air Force (IAF) spokesperson Group Captain Anupam Banerjee said: "In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the scheduled test for Airmen recruitment (01/2020) planned to be held in 86 cities from March 19 -23 has been postponed tentatively to the last week of April this year."
A total of 137 positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in India so far.
The World Health Orgsation (WHO) has declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic and said that Europe has emerged as the new epicentre of the disease.
The government has decided to go into a partial lockdown as it ordered the shut down of all educational institutions, places of social gatherings like swimming pools, spas, gyms, museums, and cultural centres.
( With inputs from ANI )