Jamia announces summer vacations from May 1

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New Delhi, Apr 28 (PTI) Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the city, the Jamia Millia Islamia on Wednesday announced summer vacations from May 1 but said that online teaching and open book exam will continue.

The decision was made at the recent Deans meeting.

'Keeping in view the present ongoing extreme condition of the COVID wave in the country, the lockdown situations and the ongoing difficulties being faced by the teachers and students of the university in efforts to save their health/life and their academic year 2020-2021,' the varsity said.

The varsity will be observing summer vacation from May 1 to 30.

'During this period, the teachers and students will not be present on the Campus, but to save the academic year ongoing online teaching and open book exam will continue at a slow pace in an extended period during vacations,' it said.

The online open book examination will commence from June 1. PTI SLB KJ KJ