Colleges in Kerala to reopen on January 4
Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued an order confirming that colleges in state will reopen on January 4. The classes will be held from 8.30 am to 5 pm in two shifts. Only half the class strength will be allowed in one shift.
The fifth and sixth semesters of under-graduate students in Arts and Science, Law, Music, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Polytechnic colleges and universities will begin at first. Classes for post-graduation and research courses will also commence on January 4.
College principals, teaching faculties and non-teaching faculties are to arrive in colleges from December 28.
As the classes are held in shifts, Saturdays also will be working days.
Priority will be given to practical/laboratory classes and other sections which couldn’t be held online. Covid protocol will be strictly followed in colleges.
After 10 days, principals have to submit a report to deputy collectors or universities concerned. After evaluating the report, decision will be taken on resuming classes for other semester students.