“Considering the improvement in Covid-19 situation in the state, the government took this decision to commence physical classroom teaching for the final year students of UG, PG and diploma programmes with effect from January 11 by following standard operating procedure (SOP),” mentioned the division order.
(*11*) to the SOP, physical classes shall be held in common method to cowl all chapters of the syllabus irrespective of protection of some chapters by on-line mode. Whenever doable, the physical classroom instructing shall be recorded and shared with absentee students.
Hostels will be opened from January 10 solely for 2020-21 final year UG/PG/diploma/submit diploma students. All doable Covid-19 prevention protocols shall be adopted in hostels and within the lecture rooms.
To compensate the misplaced days, physical classroom instructing shall be carried out on all days besides the examination interval, Sundays, January 26 (Republic Day), February 16 (Saraswati Puja) and April 1 (Utkal Divas).
Teachers/employees/students staying in containment zones can not come to the universities or universities. Face masks or face cowl is obligatory for everyone. Frequent hand washing or sanitization will be ensured within the campus. Spitting is strictly prohibited and respiratory etiquettes will be strictly adopted. Social distancing will be adopted in lecture rooms, libraries and laboratories. If wanted, crowded classes can be divided into batches to keep at the least six toes distance from one another. Reporting of sickness ought to be inspired amongst academics, students and employees.
State non-public universities beneath this division may additionally take into account commencing physical classroom instructing of final year UG/PG/diploma programs from January 11 by following this guideline.
On January 3, the upper schooling division had issued an order to open universities and diploma schools (coming beneath this division jurisdiction) for final year students of UG and PG programs from January 11.