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Delhi University likely to reopen campus for science students

The classes will happen in blended mode. For students of science stream, the syllabus of which involves a lot of practical and project work, we are exploring the prospect of reopening the campus gradually.

By: PTI | New Delhi I |
August 4, 2021 7:30:05 pm
Delhi university, DU reopensGupta made the announcement during a webinar held for giving an overview of undergraduate admissions. (File Photo/Representative Image)

The University of Delhi is exploring the possibility of reopening the campus for students of the science stream. The university is expected to issue guidelines in this regard by next week, registrar Vikas Gupta said on Wednesday.

Gupta made the announcement during a webinar held for giving an overview of undergraduate admissions.

“The classes will happen in blended mode. For students of science stream, the syllabus of which involves a lot of practical and project work, we are exploring the prospect of reopening the campus gradually,” he said.

“Arts and commerce students should have patience. The guidelines are likely to be issued next week,” he added.

Before the second wave set in and prompted DU to suspend all offline activities, the university had allowed final year students to access labs while it was conducting theory classes online.

Meanwhile, the university started the registration process for undergraduate courses on Monday, with its admission portal going live at 8 pm and over 8,000 aspirants registering within an hour, officials said here. Close to 70,000 seats under various courses are up for grabs in 63 colleges. The last date of registration is August 31.

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