Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will conduct classes for its undergraduate and postgraduate students in online mode only, due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in Delhi. However, research scholars are allowed to continue their academic work with the consent of their supervisors. The notice for the same was released by the JMI on Tuesday, 12 April 2021.
“Teaching/ learning for undergraduate and postgraduate students will continue in the online mode only in all the faculties, departments, centres and institutions of the University,” the notice said. “Research scholars may continue their academic work with the consent of the respective supervisor/ head of the department, strictly adhering to the prescribed SOP for COVID-19 issued by the Government of India and the DDMA,” it added.
Final-year students will be allowed to visit their respective colleges/ centres/ departments for their laboratory/ practical/ skill/ library and related activities in small batches.
The notice said that staff staying in containment zones must apply for leave after informing the concerned authorities. The notice stated that the university does not have a “proper quarantine facility”, hence, if any employee tests positive for COVID-19, he/ she should inform the university and maintain complete isolation, the notice stated.
“Personal visits to the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, Finance Officer, Controller of Examinations and other Offices of Jamia by employees may be avoided as long as possible,” it said.