School Reopening Live Updates: Know when schools will resume offline classes

States like Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and others have resumed the offline classes, while other states are planning to reopen schools soon.

School Reopening Live Updates: Know when schools will resume offline classes
Shivam Jadoun | Aug 28, 2021 - 5:07 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: As the COVID-19 situation is improving, students are asking, when will school reopen in India? They are eager to know when schools will reopen in their state. Schools and colleges across the nation had been closed since March 2020 following the nationwide lockdown.

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Seeing the COVID-19 situation, states are resuming physical classes for students of Classes 9 to 12. Some states like Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh have already reopened schools in their state. Whereas, other states are expected to reopen schools within one or two weeks.

Most of the states who reopened schools allowed only 50% capacity of students and that too not mandatory. States like Uttar Pradesh have made clear that their schools can be closed again if the COVID-19 situation worsens.

Parents are concerned about the health of their children. They are also not willing to send their child to school. But, the schools and state governments are assuring to follow COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines to avoid any inconvenience. Governments mandating the vaccination of students and staff before coming to school.
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Most states are reopening schools for students of Class 9 to 12. There are some states who have reopened their schools for Class 6 to 8 as well. States like Uttarakhand, UP, and others are in this list.

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Check all the latest updates on School reopening news in India here. Know when will school reopen in Delhi, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, UP, and other states. Check all live updates on school reopening in India

Aug. 28, 2021 | 05:07 PM IST

Tamil Nadu School Reopening: Schools to reopen from September 1

Schools in Tamil Nadu will reopen for Classes 9-12 from September 1, 2021 with 50% attendance. As per the new SOP issued by the Tamil Nadu government, the schools will remain open six days a week and classes will be split into batches where only 20 students will be allowed per classroom, reported NDTV.

Aug. 28, 2021 | 01:37 PM IST

When will school reopen in Madhya Pradesh 2021?

Schools in Madhya Pradesh will reopen for Classes 6 to 12 with 50% attendance from September 1, 2021. From September 1, all government and non-government schools of Classes 6 to 12 in the state will reopen with 50% student capacity every day, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced on Friday.  

Aug. 28, 2021 | 11:08 AM IST

When will school reopen in Jharkhand?

Jharkhand is all set to reopen schools up to Class 8th. As per the report of IANS, Jharkhand education secretary Rajesh Sharma has informed all the DSEs to repair benches and start sanitizing the schools. The Jharkhand government had reopened schools for classes 9 to 12. However, attendance is quite low in these classes. 

Aug. 28, 2021 | 09:48 AM IST

Puducherry School Reopening: Schools to reopen for classes 9-12 from September 1

The Puducherry Government has decided to reopen schools for classes 9 12 from September 1, 2021. The heads of schools have been instructed to do the preparatory works before September 1, the news agency ANI reported. 

Aug. 27, 2021 | 03:42 PM IST

Delhi schools to reopen from September 1

As per a report of ANI, Delhi government has decided to reopen schools from September 1, in a phased manner. The senior students will attend the school first, following the middle-level class students and then primary class students. Physical classes for students of class 6 to class 8 will start from September 8, 2021.

Aug. 26, 2021 | 04:51 PM IST

Around 45,000 private schools in MP to stage sit-in protests across the state

The Madhya Pradesh private school association demanding to reopen schools for all classes with a standard operating procedure in place immediately. Around 45,000 private schools will stage sit-in protests in Madhya Pradesh from September 2 in demand of reopening of schools. READ MORE.

Aug. 26, 2021 | 04:48 PM IST

20% children didn’t receive any instruction when schools were online: Survey

As per a survey, during the COVID-19 pandemic most government school children were taught via WhatsApp. Private school students from poor family missed classes because parents were not able to afford the fees. READ MORE.

Aug. 26, 2021 | 12:02 PM IST

When will school reopen in Delhi 2021?

The expert committee formed by Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s (DDMA) has suggested to reopen schools in Delhi. The committee suggested phased manner for reopening of schools in Delhi. READ MORE.  

Aug. 25, 2021 | 02:26 PM IST

Gujarat schools to reopen from September 2: CM Bhupendrasinh Chudasama

As per ANI Tweet, CM Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said that schools for Class 6 to 8 students will reopen from September 2, 2021.

Aug. 25, 2021 | 09:49 AM IST

When will school reopen in Puducherry?

Chief Minister N Rangasamy had earlier announced that schools and colleges will reopen in Puducherry on September 1, 2021. Read more.

Aug. 25, 2021 | 09:46 AM IST

Mizoram school reopening update

Mizoram government has allowed more than 300 schools to reopen in COVID-19 free areas for the new academic session 2021-2022. Read More.

Aug. 24, 2021 | 12:50 PM IST

When school will reopen in Telangana?

The Telangana government announced to reopen all schools, colleges, and other educational institutions in the state including Anganwadi centres from September 1, 2021. Telangana CM also directed officials to make sure cleaning and sanitization of hostels and institutions by August 30, 2021, reported by NDTV.

Aug. 23, 2021 | 02:31 PM IST

School should remain open: National Institute of Disaster Management

The National Institute of Disaster Management suggested that schools should remain open with health guidelines in places where no cases of COVID or only “sporadic cases” have been reported. The institute reported that there is no biological evidence that the current variant and new Delta Plus variants of COVID-19 will affect children more disproportionately than adults.

Aug. 23, 2021 | 08:42 AM IST

When will school reopen in Karnataka 2021?

Karnataka School Reopening- Schools in Karnataka are scheduled to reopen today, on August 23, 2021. Karnataka schools will reopen for classes 9 to 12 with a 50% attendance. However, the districts which are having less positive COVID-19 cases will be allowed to reopen. CM Basavaraj Bommai had said that the government will take extra measures for the safety of the students.

Aug. 22, 2021 | 04:36 PM IST

When will school reopen in Telangana?

Telangana Recognised School Managements Association (TRSMA) has urged the State government to follow other states and reopen schools for physical classes, reported Telangana Today.

Aug. 22, 2021 | 01:26 PM IST

When will school reopen in Himachal Pradesh 2021?

Earlier, the Himachal government had reopened the schools for offline classes of 10 and 12 students. Later, the government announced that all schools except for residential schools will remain closed till August 22.  However, teaching and non-teaching staff shall attend the school.

Aug. 22, 2021 | 01:25 PM IST

When will school reopen in Gujarat?

Gujarat government has reopened schools in Gujarat for Classes 9 to 12 students. Now, the government is expected to give the nod to resume offline study for Classes 6 to 8 students too.

Aug. 22, 2021 | 10:49 AM IST

When will school reopen in Karnataka 2021?

Schools in Karnataka are expected to open tomorrow on August 23, 2021. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that the government is taking ''extreme care” to ensure classroom learning for students.

Aug. 22, 2021 | 10:25 AM IST

When will school reopen in Gurgaon?

Schools in Gurugram had started offline classes on July 16, 2021, for students of 9 to 12. Students were allowed only after the consent of their parents. Students of Classes 6 to 8 were allowed in school for physical classes from July 26, 2021.

Aug. 22, 2021 | 10:22 AM IST

When will school reopen in Kerala 2021?

Schools in Kerala will re-open soon. The government is preparing a plan for schools and the safety of students. The final call over the reopening of schools in Kerala will be taken after taking suggestions from parents, officials, and other important citizens. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 06:48 PM IST

When will school reopen in Maharashtra 2021?

The school reopening in Maharashtra may take more time to open. Deputy CM Ajit Pawar has said that the state task force is not in favour to reopen schools in the state. Earlier, state education minister Varsha Gaikwad had said that the final decision will be taken in a few days as views from other stakeholders are being taken.

Aug. 21, 2021 | 06:12 PM IST

When will school reopen in Delhi 2021 latest news?

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had asked parents, students and teachers to send suggestions regarding the reopening of schools. So far, the government has not revealed anything about it such as how many percentage of parents want to send their wards to schools. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 05:29 PM IST

When will school reopen in India? Students ask

A Twitter user has asked the board officials to open schools only after children of all ages get vaccinated. "Do not repeat blunder of reopening schools, colleges", a user said.

Aug. 21, 2021 | 05:10 PM IST

When will school reopen in Karnataka for 9th standard 2021?

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday has said that the government is taking measures for ensuring the safety of students during classroom learning. "We have taken extreme care to ensure classroom learning for students while protecting them from Covid-19. We are taking necessary steps in this direction", CM Bommai was quoted as saying by PTI.

Karnataka is all set to resume classes from 9 to 12 from August 23, 2021.

Aug. 21, 2021 | 03:39 PM IST

When will school reopen in Odisha 2021: Students test positive for COVID-19 in Bhubaneshwar

Several students have tested positive in Odisha's Bhubaneshwar. As per the report of The New Indian Express,  three schools in the city have reported COVID-19 cases after which, the schools have suspended the classes. reports said around 100 children in the age group of 0-18 are getting infected in the state on a daily basis. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 03:08 PM IST

When will school reopen in Odisha 2021?

Odisha government is not in a mood to resume offline classes for 6 to 8 in the state. Different sections of people have urged CM Naveen Patnaik to resume schools for 6 to 8 classes. Meanwhile, a student of class 7 had died after he fell from a boulder he had climbed to get a stable internet connection, reported Hindustan Times.

Aug. 21, 2021 | 02:30 PM IST

When will school reopen in Tamil Nadu?

Schools in Tamil Nadu will reopen for classes 9 to 12 from September 1, 2021. State education minister Anbil Mahesh has said that the government is taking steps to resume offline classes, as reported by Times Now News. The schools will reopen only with strict COVID-19 protocols. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 01:27 PM IST

When will school reopen in India? NICD reveals increase in new cases following reopening of schools

Aug. 21, 2021 | 01:20 PM IST

When will school reopen in Karnataka 2021: Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar says students health should be our top priority

Congrees leader D.K. Shivakumar has said that the health of students should be the top priority of the government. He said that the government should ensure to make all necessary arrangements for student's safety. "They should ensure to make all necessary arrangements for student's safety and not let them suffer due to the lack of planning as we witnessed during the 2nd wave", he said in a tweet. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 01:06 PM IST

When will school reopen in Assam 2021?

Earlier the Assam education minister shared a revised notification on the timeline and weightage of internal exams, 2021-22 for Classes 11 and 10, In that notification, it was mentioned that Assam schools may reopen in September 1, 2021.


Aug. 21, 2021 | 12:37 PM IST

School reopening in India 2021?

Several media reports claimed that students in government schools hoping that classes should be conducted smoothly without any hassle. Reports said many did not have access to e-resources and the reopening of classes will help them to make up what is lost during COVID-19. Many schools will reopen from Monday. Official expect 50% plus attendance in the schools. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 12:06 PM IST

When will school reopen in India 2021 latest news?

As per the survey conducted by the Management of Independent CBSE Schools Association, only 30% parents are willing to send their wards to schools while the rest of them are worried about a possible third wave, reported The Hindu. The schools will be opened in a phased manner.  

Aug. 21, 2021 | 11:58 AM IST

CBSE school reopen date 2021-22

Central boards are planning to reopen schools for Class 11th and 12th students from Monday. It is not known whether boards will take a decision to reopen schools for 9th and 10th this week. Several private schools are taking time to start offline classes due to poor responses from parents. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 11:40 AM IST

When will school reopen in Telangana 2021?

Telangana school reopening - State health officials stated that the schools should be reopened in the state, as reported by The Times of India. They have said that it is the right time to reopen schools and colleges in the state as the COVID-19 cases are in control. However, health officials maintained that only vaccinated people should be allowed in schools and public places. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 11:01 AM IST

When will school reopen in Kerala?

The schools in Kerala are expected to reopen soon. As per reports, the state government is preparing a plan to reopen schools in the state. Experts believed that COVID-19 risk should be minimized after that a final call should be taken on school reopening.  

Aug. 21, 2021 | 10:43 AM IST

When will school reopen in Delhi?

The schools in Delhi are expected to reopen soon. As some of the schools reopened for Class 12 students, allowing 50% capacity, as per Hindustan Times. The directorate of education (DoE) issued guidelines and standard operating procedures for schools on August 9, that students can visit schools for admission-related work, and also advised principals to follow all sanitization protocols and check overcrowding at the premises.

Aug. 21, 2021 | 10:29 AM IST

Students ask when will school reopen in Himachal Pradesh?

Schools in Himachal Pradesh will remain closed till August 28, 2021. The call has been taken by the Revenue Department of the State Disaster Management Cell, Himachal Pradesh, reported Times Now News. However, the residential schools will continue to remain open with proper COVID-19 protocols. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 10:20 AM IST

Karnataka school reopening: Parents not willing to send their wards to schools, says report

As the state government is all set to reopen schools for classes 9 to 12 from Monday, several media reports claimed that the parents are not willing to send children to schools following the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. However, it says parents are happy to continue with the online classes. Experts have also refused to reopen schools in the states fearing COVID-19 third wave of infections. 

Aug. 21, 2021 | 10:08 AM IST

When will school reopen in Rajasthan?

The Rajasthan government will reopen schools from September 12, 2021. As per the latest update on schools reopening in Rajasthan, schools will be allowed to reopen with 50% capacity.  Both teaching and non-teaching staff should have received the first dose of vaccination, as per Indian Express.

Aug. 21, 2021 | 09:51 AM IST

UP may close schools again if COVID-19 cases rise: Reports

Several media reports claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government may close schools again in the state if the situation worsens due to COVID-19. Currently, classes from 9 to 12 have been started with strict adherence to Covid-19 guidelines and protocols. The UP Government had announced that classes for 6 to 8 will start from August 23 and for classes 1 to 5, it will reopen from September 1, 2021. 

Aug. 20, 2021 | 05:01 PM IST

Schools will not reopen in Himachal Pradesh till August 28

As per latest update on school reopening in Himachal Pradesh, the revenue department of the state’s disaster management cell released a fresh order stating that only teaching and non-teaching staff will be allowed to attend schools, as reported by Hindustan Times.

Aug. 20, 2021 | 04:30 PM IST

When will school reopen in West Bengal?

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said schools might reopen in the state on alternate days after Durga Puja is over. She said, “We are planning to reopen schools on alternative days after Puja vacation." The complete situation depends on COVID-19, if the situation is better than only the schools will reopen. The Durga Pujo is in October.

Aug. 20, 2021 | 03:43 PM IST

When will school reopen in Telangana?

On August 18, Director of Public Health Telangana, G Srinivasa Rao said that it is only the teaching and non-teaching staff who have received COVID vaccine will be allowed to work in schools.


Aug. 20, 2021 | 02:42 PM IST

When will school reopen in Gurgaon?

Schools in Gurugram were started from July 16, 2021 for students of Classes 9 to 12 with the consent of their parents. After that, the students of Classes 6 to 8 were allowed in school for physical classes from July 26, 2021.


Aug. 20, 2021 | 02:15 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh school reopening updates

As per latest update on Uttar Pradesh school reopening news, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said, "In UP, the present atmosphere is sufficiently secure but if there is any indication of any concern (regarding COVID-19), we can also close schools."

Aug. 20, 2021 | 01:47 PM IST

When will school reopen in Telangana 2021

As the COVID-19 situation improving in the state and country, Dr G Srinivasa Rao, director public health, Telangana said, “We will ensure Covid-19 tests are conducted regularly. Also in future only vaccinated people will be allowed in malls, cinema halls etc,” reported by Times of India

Aug. 20, 2021 | 01:11 PM IST

When will school reopen in UP for Class 6 to 8 2021

As per the latest update on UP school reopening, the schools for will reopen from August 23 for students of Class 6 to 8, while schools for classes 1 to 5 will reopen from September 01, 2021, reported by Aaj Tak news.

Aug. 20, 2021 | 12:55 PM IST

When will school reopen in Tamilnadu 2021?

The TN school reopen date 2021 is September 1 for students of Class 9 to 12. The schools will be reopened by following all COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines. Only 50% attendance will be allowed so that social distancing can be maintained.

Aug. 20, 2021 | 12:54 PM IST

When will school reopen in Karnataka 2021?

One of the common questions asked by students is, when will school reopen in karnataka 2021 for Class 10 and 12? As per latest update, Karnataka government has given permission to conduct offline Classes from August 23, 2021, however parents are concerned about the health of their children and not willing to send them to school, as reported by Times of India.

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