September 25, 2022


Specific Information Service

BENGALURU: Schools in Bengaluru are a slew of measures to maintain campuses secure and fewer populated as they get ready to reopen for offline courses from Tuesday.  Some have determined to cut back the hostel occupancy by half.

As per the state authorities’s mandate, faculties will open up for courses and can accommodate last yr college students first. The primary yr admissions are nonetheless below approach in some faculties.  Bengaluru College and its affiliated faculties are set to finish their sensible courses in 20 days’ time.

This shall be adopted by inner assessments that shall be rigorous, Vice Chancellor of Bangalore College KR Venugopal advised The New Indian Specific. This measure is in place in order that in case faculties revert to on-line courses, the scholars would have not less than accomplished their practicals offline, and inner examinations which might be held offline might carry better weightage. 

Venugopal stated that by the point first yr college students arrive on the campus, the seniors would have left to proceed principle courses on-line.In case a lecturer assessments optimistic, he/she’s going to proceed to show from dwelling, whereas the scholars shall be despatched dwelling until the room is sanitised, he added. 

Likewise, to stay decongested, Bengaluru North College Vice Chancellor Kemparaju stated orientation for first yr college students and courses will proceed on-line. As for hostels, the occupancy from the present three per room shall be diminished to 1 or two, relying on the room dimensions, he stated.

Requested if the universities shall be taking buildings on hire to accommodate college students, he stated, “We’ll first take a look at the attendance and the willingness of fogeys to ship their wards,” he stated. VTU Vice Chancellor Okay Karisiddappa stated hostels shall be diminished to a single room occupancy.

He stated they’ll “overview the state of affairs in two weeks earlier than taking additional steps”.  Engineering faculties have some extra time to determine on their plan of action as admissions to first yr are nonetheless below approach. The primary yr is prone to begin solely in January. 



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