Bhubaneswar: All the examinations and physical classes in universities and colleges across Odisha will remain suspended from April 19, as per a notification issued by Higher Education Department on Friday.

"Bhubaneswar: All the examinations and physical classes in universities and colleges across Odisha will remain suspended from April 19, as per a notification issued by Higher Education Department on Friday.…"

In the notification, the department has clearly stated that such decision will be applicable to all higher education institutions of the state coming under its administrative control.

Examinations and Physical classes (theory as well as practical) shall be suspended with effect from April 19, 2021 (Monday).

Here are details:

-Revised examination schedule shall he communicated later on after consulting with Vice Chancellors and Principals.

– Hostels shall be closed down and the boarders shall he asked to vacate the Hostels by 19.04.2021.

– Classes shall be held in online mode to complete the syllabus on time.

– All Higher Educational Institutions shall function with 50% strength of teaching and non-teaching employees from April 19

-The Head of the HEI shall decide the rotational roster duty arrangement in such a manner that the office work and academic /administrative functions do not suffer.

-The teachers shall conduct online classes from their HEI as well as their home depending on the roster duty arrangement.

-The teaching and non-teaching employees,  when not on roster duty shall work from home to perform their duty and should be readily available at the Headquarter to physically come to their HEI for any urgent matter, if called by the head of the HEI.

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