UP College Reopening 2021: After almost a year-long of nationwide lockdown and online classes, students are witnessed pretty much excited about joining their offline classes. And with this, the Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to reopen all its Degree Colleges, Private Universities, Diploma institutes and other higher education institutes across the state.
These institutes are expected to open from 15th February 2021 following all the Covid-19 regulations.
However, all these colleges and institutions were reopened on November 23, 2020, but with some restrictions. But, from 15th February 2021 onwards, all the universities and degree colleges in Uttar Pradesh will function normally but while following all the SOPs and Covid-19 guidelines.
Moreover, it was also mentioned that all the teacher, staff and students have to wear masks while entering the college premises. A mandatory thermal scanning will be conducted before allowing entry of any teacher, staff or students. And if anyone is found with the symptoms of fever or cough will be returned home and anyone found with the Covid-19 symptoms will be immediately sent for a Covid-19 test.
On February 12, a letter was issued by Abdul Samad, Special Secretary of Higher Education Department to the Vice-Chancellor and Directors of Higher Education of all private and state universities of Uttar Pradesh which stated, “ All universities, degree colleges and other educational institutions of higher learning across the state will function normally from February 15. These institutions were reopened with restrictions on November 23, 2020.”