The madrasas Education Board Exams for the Munshi, Maulwi, Aalim , Faazil and Kaamil would now be held in May. A Madrasa Education Board official said the staggered assembly elections of February and the state school exams were main reasons for the postponement.
Uttar Pradesh will elect a new assembly from February 4 to 28. During this period, all madrasas like other educational institutes, would be made polling stations and its teachers deployed on election duty. The madrasas Education Board was formed in 2007 by the Mayawati government to strengthen the educational infrastructure for the minorities in the state.