Schools in Madhya Pradesh will carry out their academic functions for the students of its schools with changed timings. The schools functioning in the morning hours will now start at 10 am till January 20. The decision to revise the school timings is in view of the cold wave conditions prevailing in the state and across north India. Those schools that have been functioning from 10:30 am will continue to do so. However, exams scheduled during this period for the students of Class 6 to 12 will be conducted according to the time table announced earlier. Meanwhile, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have ordered the closure of schools considering the drop in temperature.Announcing the change of all state-run and state-aided schools in MP, the school education department in an X post said: “In view of the outbreak of cold wave in the state, the School Education Department has changed the school timings till January 20. All schools operating in the morning shift will open from 10 am.”