AIIMS: Colleges throughout the country have been shut since March when the nationwide lockdown was imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus. The unlock 4.0 guidelines issued last week extended the closure of institutions till September 30th, allowing only classes 9 to 12 to visit schools on voluntary basis frhom September 21st.
With unlock 5.0 beginning this October, Colleges are expected to reopen in a phased and several institutions have already issued notifications to students regarding the safe and systematic return of students to the campus.
AIIMS Bhopal on Tuesday, September 8th, released an official notification to all students of MBBS and B.Sc(Hons) Nursing regarding the commencement of classes.
The notification mentioned the commencement of classes from 7th October, 2020. It also mentioned several guidelines the departments and students should follow while returning.
The Management has also decided to continue Didactic lectures online to avoid the gathering of students and has advised departments to devise other methods to prevent crowding of students. It also mentioned that students returning to hostels must undergo 7-Day quarantine, and sharing of rooms in hostel will be restricted. Students are required to practice Social distancing to the fullest extent.
The notification also mentioned that B.Sc Nursing 2nd year final exams will commence from 25th September, 2020 onwards. The B.Sc Nursing 1st and 3rd year final exams will commence from 15th October, 2020 onwards. The internship for final year medical students will start from 1st January, 2021.