Dibrugarh University postpones exams; issues fresh COVID SOPs

Dibrugarh University postpones exams; issues fresh COVID SOPs

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DIBRUGARH: The Dibrugarh University has postponed all its examinations and directed boarders to vacate their hostels in view of the COVID situation in the state.

A decision on the lines was taken in a discussion on Thursday of the heads of the teaching departments, chairpersons of centres for studies, representatives of teachers, officers, employees and Post Graduate Students’ Union with the competent authorities of Dibrugarh University.

Accordingly, all post graduation examinations (both traditional and professional) including Integrated MSc in Physics, all under-graduate professional examinations, including BEd, B Tech, LLB, BA LLB (H), B Com LLB (H) and BBA LLB (H) stand postponed until further notification, a notification issued today said.

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The BA/BSc/BCom examinations under choice based credit system (CBCS) mode to be held from April 26 and the ongoing BA/BSc/BCom examinations under non-CBCS mode have been postponed with effect from April 26.

The revised schedule of the postponed examinations will be notified in compliance with the guidelines / SOPs of the Assam government and UGC issued from time to time.

The students, whose examinations have been postponed/cancelled have been asked to vacate their hostels immediately.

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All persons who have given samples for their COVID-19 RT-PCR test have been asked not to move from their respective places and to remain in home isolation till the test results come.

The wardens have been asked to be vigilant so that all relevant COVID protocols are followed in the hostels.

The university administration has decided to impose restrictions to combat the same within its premises by restricting entry of visitors, prohibiting all gatherings/assemblies without prior permission and all kinds of sports activities, cultural activities and other such activities which may lead to a gathering of more than three persons.

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In case of unavoidable purposes, the visitors have been requested to make prior communication or obtain prior permission from the concerned department office / officials.

Making use of mask mandatory, all faculty members have been asked to ascertain observance of COVID-19 protocol in the premises.

Accommodation of guests coming from states other than the northeast states have been prohibited in the University Guest House on production of upto date COVID-19 negative test report at the time of arrival.

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Persons with COVID-19 symptoms have ben asked to isolate themselves from others and to immediately inform their respective controlling officers. The concerned person should immediately get him/her tested and testify the test report to the controlling officer.

Except the officers, only 50 per cent employees (on rotational basis) would have to work in the office till April 30. However, the others employees must be available on call as and when called for.

Pregnant women employees and women having children of five years of age or below irrespective of their grade would be allowed to work from home.

Edited By: Imtiaz Ahmed
Published On: Apr 24, 2021