Government announces guidelines for opening universities and colleges
The government has announced guidelines for opening universities and colleges, cultural programs are not allowed on campus, these rules have to be followed.
The University Grants Commission prepared and published guidelines for universities and colleges to reopen their campuses. These guidelines have been approved by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Ministry of Home Affairs and Education.
Guidelines can be adopted by organizations according to local conditions and directives from government officials. Earlier, on April 29, 2020 and again on July 6, 2020, the University Grants Commission issued guidelines on exams and academic calendars for universities following the Kovid-99 epidemic and its subsequent lockdown. This guide covers important parameters related to examinations. Provided relief of academic calendar, admission, online tuition and adoption through universities.
The hostels will open with these conditions
Meanwhile, the UGC has also approved opening of hostels with fixed safety standards. But only one student will be allowed to stay in one room. If a student has symptoms of corona, they will not be allowed to stay in the hostel. Instructions have also been given to monitor hostels regularly. Meanwhile, the UGC has also approved opening of hostels with certain safety standards.
But only one student also will be allowed to stay in one room. If a student shows signs of corona. So he - he will not be allowed to stay in the hostel. Regular monitoring of hostels has also been directed. The guideline states that cultural activities and meetings in the campus can be avoided, but sports can be allowed as per the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Must follow these rules
Universities and colleges in the respective region can be opened systematically outside the state. Guidelines for safety and health protocols developed by the UGC - after consultation with governments - may be subject to SOP.
For centrally funded higher new education institutions, the head of the institution should satisfy itself with the possibility of opening physical classes and decide accordingly.
For all other higher educational institutions, state universities, private universities, colleges, etc. to start physical classes as per the decision of all the concerned states, union territories.
Universities and colleges may have plans to open pedestrian campuses. Activities where they can easily follow social distractions, use face masks and other protective measures. This may include administrative new offices, research laboratories and libraries.
Guidelines for Safety and Health Protocol developed by UGC
Technical programs in science and technology can then include students from all research programs and postgraduate students. This is because the number of such students is relatively small and the criteria for physical disruption and preventive measures can be easily implemented.
In addition, final year students may be allowed to engage in educational and placement objectives as per the decision of the president of the institute.
Nevertheless, when necessary, students can travel to relevant departments to consult with faculty members, so as to avoid congestion, get prior appointments to maintain physical distance standards and other safety protocols .
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Some students may choose not to attend classes and prefer to study online at home. Institutions for teaching-learning can provide online study material and e-resources to such students.
Institutions should have a plan for international students who cannot attend the program due to international travel restrictions or visa issues.