According to some news reports, the police released the students later on Tuesday, August 20.
The statement backed with over 86 signatories appeals for moving the court, extending support to people away from Kashmir and peacefully protest the new ruling.
The BJP MP lauded the Modi-led government for reading down Article 370 and said that there should be something in his name too.
The council issued a circular saying that the decision has been taken to "prepare students for boards" in class 10 and class 12.
Over 40 students from SC, ST communities have condemned the administration's failure to address marginalisation and discrimination on campus.
The decision, the district administration says, was taken as a "precautionary measure" to avoid any unforeseen incident on the campus.