Due to Coronavirus scare several Institutes and State Governments have taken steps to shut academic activities. Here is full list of institutions/ programmes and recent decisions taken by Governments. From IITs to IIMs, from Primary schools to Research collaborations, from annual convocations to meetings have been affected across the country. Recently Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have adjourned till March 31, and several Institutes have suspended till further notice in wake of COVID19 virus. Institutes and state Governments have intimated students over shut down of Educational Institutes in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
In view of the current COVID-19 epidemic, as preventive measure various States and Educational Institutes have opted to shut down and declared holidays. Starting from Kerala in country where first case of coronavirus reported, from North Indian states like Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh to Southern states have shut down the Schools, Higher Educational Institutes & even have ordered to shut down various events, theatres, public gathering etc. In several IITs, IIMs, Universities and other Higher Educational Institutes decision is taken to let Institutes remain close till March 31, 2020.
The institutes have asked students to refrain from organizing any event during the period that requires gathering of people. International students studying in Institutes and currently residing in the hostels are also allowed to stay in the hostel during this period. IIT Delhi is among the various educational institutes in the national capital to have shut down its campus to stop the spread of Coronavirus. The institute had on Thursday announced suspension of classes and all events till March 31. Delhi University has also ordered teachers to remain available as per their time-table through e-resources.
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Governments’ decision in States
Madhya Pradesh Government Orders Closure Of Schools
Educational Institutions in Goa to remain shut till 31st March
Punjab Shuts All Schools till March 31
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Haryana Government has shut down all academic institutions till March 31
Schools, Colleges Shut Till March 31 in Chhattisgarh
Delhi Govt has ordered to shut down all Academic Institutions, Schools & theatres till March 31
Academic Institutions in Telangana State to remain shut till March end.
All Educational Institutes In West Bengal Shut Till March 31
Kerala Govt has ordered to shut all Academic Institutions till March 31
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Jamia Millia Islamia has suspended classes till March 31 due to Covid-19
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Odisha Schools, Colleges, theatres to remain close till March 31