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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines to reopen the long-closed college and university due to Corona. According to the guidelines issued by the Commission, educational institutions can extend teaching hours to complete syllabus in the academic year 2020-21. Also, the size of classes can also be reduced to protect students, teachers and other staff.
There will be a system of isolation in the campus
According to the new guidelines, all educational institutions can organize classes six days a week, so that more classes can be organized and the number of students in a class can also be reduced. According to the instructions of the UGC, the institute can call up to 50% of the students in any class. Apart from this, visitors will not be allowed on campus. Separate isolation will have to be maintained on campus if any student, teaching or non-teaching staff shows corona symptoms.
Educational institutions closed since 16 March
After the nationwide lockdown of 24 March, the unlocking process has started. In such a situation, the UGC also issued guidelines to reopen the college-university. The UGC has said that the state governments will decide to start physical classes in state universities and colleges. While the head of the Higher Education Institutes, which receives financial support from the center, will decide to open the campus to start classes between Corona.
These guidelines have to be followed: