NIT Sgr to resume offline classes from Feb 21

Srinagar: Amid the continued decline of Covid-19 cases in Kashmir valley, the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar is all set to resume offline classes for postgraduate courses and B Tech 8th-semester students of all branches from February 21.

The NIT has decided to resume the academic activities of PG courses and B Tech 8th semester of all branches from February 21 onward, Dean Academic Affairs, Najeeb-ud-din said in a statement here.

“The decision regarding resumption of academic activities of other semesters will be taken later, in view of prevailing Covid-19 situation,” he said, adding that PhD research scholars of the Institute were already working in offline mode.

All students, who are attending offline classes and are reporting on February 21, have been directed to bring a vaccination certificate and negative RTPCR report along with them, said the Dean.

Director NIT Srinagar, Rakesh Sehgal said that all arrangements have been finalised, in view of the resumption of offline classes.

“The academic activities of other semesters will be resumed in a phased manner. We ensure that all Covid-19 precautionary measures should be adhered to, so that there will be no risk of spreading infection at the campus,” he said.

Sehgal said that wearing three-ply reusable or disposable masks will be mandatory for all students entering the campus. Classrooms and hostel surroundings are being sanitised, in view of resumption of classes, he added.

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