All Colleges, Universities in Punjab to Reopen from January 21

All the government, aided and non-aided colleges, including all the government and private universities in Punjab have been decided to reopen from January 21.

All the higher educational institutes have to mandatorily follow the guidelines issued by the Punjab government regarding Covid-19 from time to time.

• The educational institutions shall conduct classes through both offline and online medium and conduct the semester/annual examinations through offline medium only.

• Students will be allowed to take classes as per their choice and no institute will compel the students to attend the classes physically.

Hostels should be opened in the universities and colleges following the instructions of Covid-19. 

• Hostel rooms should be allotted per student or according to the size of the room keeping in view the required distance/safety of the students and priority should be given to final year students at the time of allotment.

• The mess/canteen, etc., in the educational institutions should be opened as per the instructions of the health department taking all necessary safety measures.

Source: The Tribune