Delhi University to reopen for UG, PG courses from February 17; latest notice here

Delhi University advised outstation students to reach Delhi early so to complete the isolation period of three days before reporting to their colleges.

Delhi University to reopen for UG, PG courses from February 17; latest notice here Delhi University reopens on February 17
Anu Parthiban | Feb 9, 2022 - 6:01 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The University of Delhi has decided to reopen DU colleges from February 17 for undergraduate and post-graduate courses. The decision taken today during the academic council meeting comes as a relief for students who have been protesting for the last three days demanding the resumption of offline classes.

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Delhi University’s latest notice on college reopening said, “The students enrolled in the University of Delhi and its colleges belong to all corners of the country and have been residing in their hometown since the teaching-learning process has continued online. It is difficult for the students in different parts of the country to reach Delhi at a short notice in the prevailing pandemic situation. The appropriate time is required for students to arrange for their travel from their respective hometown to Delhi to attend classes in offline mode.”

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Based on the recommendations of the Committee, the Delhi University notified that the “Offline classes for all the undergraduate and post-graduate courses shall begin with effect from 17th February 2022”.

Delhi University students residing in their home town were advised to plan to reach Delhi in such a manner that they are able to complete the isolation period of three days before reporting to their respective colleges.

The libraries, laboratories and canteens of the DU colleges will be functioning with effect from February 17, 2022, by strictly adhering to Covid-19 guidelines issued by Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Ministry of Home Affairs and University Grants Commission(UGC, the notice said.

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Delhi University also directed the deans of faculties, heads of the departments, principals of DU colleges, directors to ensure that all the teaching, non-teaching staff and students follow Covid appropriate behaviour such as wearing of masks, maintaining social distance, regular hand washing and use of sanitizers at all times to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

They were also asked to encourage the teaching and non-teaching staff and the students get vaccinated for Covid if not already done.


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