Vadodara: MSU to reopen with caution, hostels closed for new admissions
November 14, 2020 1: 44: 51 am
Dr Krishnakumar Chudasma, Registrar of MSU, informed The Indian Express that the university has actually chosen to keep new admissions to hostels on hold for the present scholastic year.
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Vadodara (MSU) is taking guarded actions to reopen on November 23 based on the instruction of the state government, after they were closed since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Nevertheless, while classes for doctorate and post college student will resume, the university has actually chosen to suspend new admissions to the hostels in order to schedule the readily available hostel seats for social distancing of prisoners.
Dr Krishnakumar Chudasma, Registrar of MSU, told The Indian Express that the university has actually decided to keep brand-new admissions to hostels on hold for the existing academic year.
” Our hostel strength is about 4,000, of which approximately 1,000 are new admissions every year. But, as social distancing is mandatory and we can not use the hostel to its full capacity of two or three seats per space, we are taking a look at utilizing the additional seats that will thus be available to make sure social distancing of inmates,” he stated.
Chudasama added that from November 23, just those pursuing doctorate courses and post graduate trainees will be allowed to go back to the campus and hostels.
The class strength of post graduate courses has to do with 30, according to officials, which makes it much easier to follow the Covid-19 protocol.
Nevertheless, for brand-new admissions to undergraduate courses, the wait will be longer.
” We are waiting on the guidelines of the Gujarat government regarding the commencement of under graduate classes. The strength of undergraduate classes is normally 150 and it is impossible to have social distancing at complete strength. So without a clearness on that, we can not reboot undergraduate classes,” Chudasma said, adding that near to 12,000 brand-new students will be signing up with MSU in the scholastic year.
The university, which had closed the campus after a round of sanitisation during the early days of the Covid-19 break out, will resume after another round of sanitising the campus.
” We are sanitising the classrooms, common locations of the school. We are likewise sanitising the mess and lobby areas of the hostel. We will sanitise the rooms phase-wise once the residents return as it is not recommended to open the rooms when they are not around. Most of their travel luggage is still in the spaces,” Chudasama added.
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