The Punjab University has announced the schedule for the online classes till 24th December 2020. The authorities have issued the policy due to an increase in the number of coronavirus cases. All the students of the bachelor’s and master’s level will take the online classes. As per the instructions of the National Command and Operation Center, the educational institutes across Pakistan will remain closed till 10th January 2021. The schedule of the online classes is devised till 24th December and from 25 December 2020, the winter vacations will start. The PU spokesman said that due to the spread of the pandemic the traditional classes of students would be shifted to online mode.
Admission Test For MS/MPhil and PhD
The course material as well as the recorded lectures will be provided to the students through email to educate them. Moreover, the university has directed the students of the MS/MPhil and Ph.D. to continue their research work in the laboratories and work on their thesis. The faculty members would visit the campus and remain on duty according to the routine. Earlier the university had announced the admission schedule of the MS/MPhil and Ph.D. degree programs. Despite the closure of the university, the admission test for these programs would be held as per the schedule. The applicants are directed to strictly follow the SOPs issued by the government. The hostels would also remain closed and only foreign students would be allowed to stay in the hostel and besides that, no guests can visit the hostels.
PU Postpones Exams
Punjab University has postponed the annual examination of BA/BSc Part 1 and Part 2 and MA/MSc Part 2 that were scheduled to commence from 26th November and the 23rd December respectively. Now the university will devise the new schedule for the examinations and the candidates have to wait till the further orders. The schedule for the exams will be announced later.