KU Shuts Hostels, Postpones PG-Examinations.
SRINAGAR – The University of Kashmir on Saturday closed all the hostels and postponed post-graduate examinations, including internals in wake of the coronavirus threat.
On Saturday, different departments of KU issued formal orders in view of the coronavirus threat.
“Consequent upon the decision taken in the Deans Committee meeting and its approval by the authorities in view of the pandemic of Coronavirus and the advisory issued by the Government, to avoid congregation, all the boys and girls Hostels of Main Campus and Zakura Campus shall remain closed with effect from Monday that is from March 16 till further orders.” reads an official order, according to news agency KNT.
Another circular issued by Deputy Registrar Academic Affairs reads that in of the COVID-19 scare and the advisory issued by the government, all the PG Examinations including internals have been postponed till March 31, 2020.
The order further reads that in the interest of students the concerned teachers are advised to upload the study material of their respective subjects on the University Website.
In yet another order issued by Coordinator DPE&S, all sports activities have been postponed till further orders in wake of Coronavirus threat. One more order reads that the Health Club of the Directorate in Varsity will also remain closed till further orders as a precautionary measure.