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From January 15th onwards all schools, Universities and student hostels will be open for students to attend in person. The Deputy Chief Minister had made all preparations to lay out standard procedures and operations from students to attend the education establishments safely without causing any harm or spreading the COVID-19 virus.
Offline classes will allow students of all undergraduate, postgraduate, engineering and diploma classes from January 15th onwards.
Bus services for the educational establishments will also resume from 15th Jan onwards.
To prevent the spread of the virus, there will be strict protocols to be followed including Covid screening, sanitizers and social distancing at places in colleges. Wearing a mask will be compulsory for all students.
However, exams for all grades will be conducted offline. The Chief Minister stated that holding exams offline is conventional as that was the direction given by the Country education authorities.
Students are taking this issue on the internet to express their disbelief and how this rule is a risk for their wellness and health. More news regarding this issue is yet to come out soon.
By Meena Atmakuri