The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has allowed on-campus classes for final-year Ph.D. students in its eighth and ninth reopening phase. Ph.D. students can return to hostels from 22 February 2021. Day scholars who are required to submit their theses on or before 30 July 2021 can visit the campus on Monday. The university has also reopened the library and canteen with immediate effect. The university is reopening on-campus classes in phases after 11 months of shut down.
All the Universities were closed amid COVID-19 in March 2020. Since then, students were attending online classes. However, many universities have been reopened, including Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). The universities have been opened after considering all the precautions amid COVID-19.
The university will also open the B and C gates of the campus towards Saraswati Puram for central school students and their parents. Earlier, M.Phil and M.Tech students from the science school and special centre, as well as final semester MBA students, were allowed to enter the campus during the seventh phase of reopening, including both day-scholars and hostel residents. Services for B R Ambedkar Central Library are also partially resumed.