The Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) in Sambalpur has postponed all the offline exams in view of the spike in the Covid-19 positive cases in the varsity.
Besides, to contain the spread of the virus, all the offline classes in VSSUT will remain cancelled till January 10.
The varsity authorities have informed that the students, who have tested positive for the virus, are presently in isolation in Angira hostel of VSSUT while those who test negative will be allowed to go home.
A medical team had visited the varsity yesterday to collect samples of the students.
The decision has been taken to contain any further spread of the virus in the university. A decision on the conduct of the 3rd, 5th and 7th semester exams will be taken after the situation improves, said an official of the institute.
VSSUT had earlier resumed classes in the physical mode for all the under-graduate and post-graduate students from March 16, 2021.