Jamia Hamdard will reopen offline classes and lab courses from September 7 in a phased manner. The offline classes are for UG / PG final year students who are pursuing various courses like BSc / BTech / BPharm / BUMS / BBA / M Sc / M Tech / MBA / MCA / M Pharma and Paramedical Sciences and Rehabilitation Sciences etc. are final year students. Offline classes will be conducted in two shifts (afternoon and afternoon) with 50% strength in each shift.
In a release, Jamia Hamdard said that in order to ensure the well being of the students and staff, only those students would be allowed to enter the campus in the first phase. After review, the university will be reopened for the rest of the UG/PG students in the next phase. The classes for the remaining courses will continue to be conducted through online mode only.
Meanwhile, online mode of teaching will also remain an option for UG/PG final year students.
As per the notification, all those students who have been allowed to attend classes in person will be required to submit a genuine negative RT-PCR test report and vaccination at the time of admission to the university with an undertaking/consent signed by their parents. Presentation of certificate is required. .
VC Professor Afsar Alam explained, “Everything will be done in a phased and systematic manner. For offline classes, the first preference will be given to the final year students. This will include students of courses like B.Sc/B.Tech/B.Pharm/BUMS/BBA/M.Sc./M.Tech/MBA/MCA/M.Pharma and final year students of Paramedical Sciences and Rehabilitation Sciences . After the first step is implemented, we’ll see how it goes. Once the exercise is successful, we will expand it to other batches and courses.”
Registrar Jamia Hamdard Syed Saud Akhtar said: “We have worked out the modalities after holding a meeting with all the deans of the school. Hopefully from next week we will be able to reopen the campus in a phased manner. Final year students will get first preference. This will be a big relief for the students who were finding it difficult to continue with the offline classes.
He said external students are most likely to be called from the first week of September, but attending offline classes is completely voluntary. “We already have COVID-19 The safety protocol is in place and most of our employees have been vaccinated,” he added.
It has also been decided that in the event of increase in COVID-19 cases and in due compliance with the guidelines/measures/decisions of the Central Government or State Governments, offline classes may be suspended and students will have to be evacuated. Hostel at short notice.