Odisha Colleges, Universities reopen date: Physical classes for final year undergraduate and post-graduate students to start from January 11
Odisha Colleges, Universities reopen date: Amid positive development on Coronavirus vaccine availability front, there is respite among the people and therefore, the state governments have started to ease Covid 19 restrictions.
Odisha Colleges, Universities reopen date: Amid positive development on Coronavirus vaccine availability front, there is respite among the people and therefore, the state governments have started to ease Covid 19 restrictions. Many states have allowed opening of schools and colleges and many are expected to follow suit shortly.
In the latest development, The Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government has announced that physical classes in colleges and universities of the state will resume from January 11 for the students of final year undergraduate and post-graduate courses. The state government reportedly took this decision considering improvement in coronavirus infections in the state.
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The penultimate semester exams for the students of UG/PG courses will be held from March 16 to March 31 and the final semester examinations will take place between June 16 and June 30, a notification issued by the Higher Education department said.
“The government decided to reopen colleges and universities considering the improvement in COVID-19 situation in the state and the huge academic loss of students due to the pandemic situation. Classroom teaching has been suspended since March 2020,” said news agency PTI.
"The State Public Universities and Government as well as Non-Government Degree Colleges (coming under H.E. Department) are hereby directed to commence physical classroom teaching for students of 2020-21 Final Year UG/PG courses from 11-01-2021(Monday)," the notification said.
The government also issued a guideline for the conduct of classroom teaching which should be held in a regular manner to cover all chapters of the syllabus irrespective of coverage of some chapters by on-line mode.
"Whenever possible, the physical classroom teaching shall be recorded and shared with absentee students," the guideline said adding that COVID-19 prevention protocols need to be followed.
State Private Universities under the department may also consider to commence classroom teaching of final year UG/PG courses from January 11 by following this guideline to the extent applicable.
As per a PTI report Odisha's Covid-19 caseload on Sunday stood at 3,30,309 with 192 more people testing positive for the infection, while three fresh fatalities pushed the toll to 1,883.
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