Delhi University colleges to be reopened in phased manner: VCtext_fields
The University of Delhi has announced that it has noted NDMA guidelines and will reopen the DU colleges, departments and centers in a phased manner, as per an NDTV report. Classes will be conducted both online and offline.
Practical classes for final year students pursuing Undergraduate(UG) and Postgraduate(PG) courses from DU and affiliated colleges will commence from September 15. However, theory classes will be conducted online till further notice.
Delhi University has released an office order on the official website- du.ac.in about the decision of reopening the varsity in a phased manner.
As part of its phased reopening plan, the Delhi University (DU) has decided to resume practical lab sessions for its final year undergraduate and postgraduate students from 15 September with a maximum of 50% capacity, the varsity said in a new order on Monday.
However, it stated that only a limited number of experiments/exercises/practicals may be selected that are considered essential for the semester.
The DU administration has also set out the guidelines to be followed in its order. Some of the major guidelines and instructions are:
Both teaching and non-teaching staff should be fully vaccinated against the COVID- 19 virus.
- The students who wish to attend the offline classes should have at least received one dose of the vaccine. The students who are to live in hostels should be fully vaccinated.
- Theory classes for both Undergraduate(UG) and Postgraduate(PG) courses will still be conducted online.
- Practical classes and other activities for the final year UG or PG students will be allowed in offline mode from September 15, with 50 per cent of the total accommodation.
- To attend the offline classes is voluntary, therefore, no attendance compulsion will be there.