New Delhi: Country’s premier institution Jawaharlal Nehru University is all set to reopen partially from November 2 after months-long Coronavirus-induced lockdown. In the first phase, the University will resume only for final-year PHD research scholars, students and project staff members who need access to laboratories and special centres for work and studies. Also Read - Pakistan Cricketers Will be Deported From New Zealand if There's Further COVID-19 Protocol Breach
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Students who want access to labs will need a certificate signed by their supervisors granting them permission to use laboratory for work
Process to be followed by students if they wish to join varsity from November 2:
A mandatory self-declaration form will need to be filled by students if they want to join college from November 2. They will need to undergo a seven-day quarantine after arriving in Delhi. Aarogya Setu app will be made compulsory for those joining the university.
What’s now allowed on the campus:
The central library, canteens and dhabas will remain shut for now. Students won’t be allowed to gather in large crowds.