Examinations will continue as per the scheduled timetable and academic activities will carry on, Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana, also the minister of higher education said on Saturday, March 10.
Speaking to reporters after participating at the convocation of Samskrita University, he said, “The examinations at university level including degree, post-graduation, engineering, diploma and all other courses which come under the department of higher education will be conducted as per the scheduled time table and there will be no changes.”
The academic activities for the year 2021-22 have already been delayed and there should not be any further delay otherwise the cycle of course period, test, results, employment, further studies will get cut, the deputy CM said.
Measures will be taken to ensure that the academic activities for this year are not affected. There will be no summer holidays, following the conduction of summer holidays. Classes will begin immediately in both offline and online methods. Online classes will start early. It will be mandatory for students either to attend online or offline classes, he specified.
As per the SOP’s, sanitisation of classrooms, maintenance of hygiene, COVID test, maintenance of physical distance, and wearing of masks will be compulsory.
The Integrated Learning Management System (LMS) has already been implemented due to Covid-19. Students are facilitated to learn from the locations wherever they are and 2.70 lakh tablet PCs have been distributed. Classrooms are being converted as studios and they are made to become smart classrooms, Narayana added.
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