However, all board and university examinations would be held as per schedule today.
District Magistrate (DM), Srinagar, has ordered closure of all educational institutions in the district as a precautionary measure.
However, Minister for Education Syed Altaf Bukhari said that 10th class State Board of School Education (BOSE) examination will be held as per schedule today. He further said that roll number slips of candidates appearing in the examination will be treated as "Curfew Passes" as DM has imposed restrictions in areas falling under six police stations in the down town, Shehar-e-Khas (SeK) and two police stations in old city and civil lines.
Meanwhile, the Kashmir University (KU) has suspended all class work today. However, all university examinations will be held as per schedule.
The Cluster University (CU) has also announced to conduct all examinations as per schedule.
A SI of state police Imran Tak and a militant Mugees Ahmad Mir, a resident of Primpora in the down town were killed in a brief encounter in Zakoora area of outskirts yesterday. A SPO was also injured in the encounter while one suspected militant was arrested from the spot. Mir was affiliated with "Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind led by Zakir Musa.