The Delhi Government has permitted schools to reopen classes for grade 10-12 from January 18. The State government has issued guidelines on how to conduct the practical and pre-board examinations. The rule prohibited the entry of symptomatic people, staff and students coming from containment zones. Moreover, it has asked school authorities to maintain precautionary measures including temperature screening, hand hygiene, use of face masks and… read-more
The state government of Haryana has announced that the classes for the students of class X & XII, and class IX & XI will re-open from December 14 and 21 respectively. The duration for the classes has been reduced to three hours a day starting from 10 AM till 1PM, due to the ongoing pandemic. However, the students will have to mandatory produce a negative Covid-19 report issued within 72 hours.
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After opinions from parents, the Tamil Nadu government has withdrawn the earlier announcements and has postponed the opening of colleges and schools for Classes 9 to 12. Earlier, the government had announced the re-opening of higher educational institutions from November 16. However, from December 2, colleges will re-open for PhD students and final year PG students from science and technical streams as per the UGC guidelines.
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The Maharashtra government has mandated conduction of RT-PCR tests on all school teachers between November 17-22. Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced that before schools commence post Diwali holidays from November 23, teachers will be tested to curb the spread of the virus. Although the SOPs are yet to be released, Gaikwad declared that only one student will be allowed to sit per bench with classes held on alternate days for science,… read-more
The Maharashtra government has decided to reopen schools for classes 9 to 12 from November 23. It has also hinted a possible delay in the board exams owing to the COVID-19. According to the state's Education Minister, the board exams are unlikely to occur before May. Also, the government is keen on conducting physical classes prior to the exams. The government had also deducted 25% of syllabus for compensating the time loss.
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Schools in Odisha will reopen partially for classes 9 to 12 from November 16, informed Unlock 6 order from the state government. However, academic institutions for other grades will remain closed till November 30. The order urged online mode and allowed teachers and staff to visit schools for online classes. For higher education institutions, only PhD and postgraduate students from science and technology streams will be allowed for laboratory… read-more
Mizoram Education Minister Lalchhandama Ralte said the schools in the state will be closed from October 26. The decision came after several students of classes 10 and 12 tested positive for COVID-19 after attending classes. The online classes, however, will continue and the offline classes may resume from November 9, if no new issues arise. Schools in Mizoram were opened earlier on October 16.
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The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to reopen schools in the state from November 2, albeit only on a half-day basis. However, the resumption of classes will be based on hybrid model - alternate days in school campus and other days for online. The government stated that the students will be allowed to go home after midday meals. Besides, schools with over 750 students can open only twice a week.
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The Assam government announced that the offline classes for schools and colleges from November 2 will be on a voluntary basis and conducted on alternate days. Reportedly, students of grades 6, 7, 9 and 12 will go to school on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and of grades 8,10 and 11 will go on the remaining days. However, the students unwilling to attend classes physically can attend online lessons as well.
Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla has announced that the schools for grades 9 to 12 will reopen on October 19, for students and teachers outside the containment zones only. Students can opt to continue online classes as well. In the SOP released by the ministry, masks are made mandatory. The students have been asked to wear full-sleeves and the schools will arrange the classes in shifts to avoid contact.
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