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UGC won’t take responsibility if students get infected with Corona

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Published: 22:26, 2 November 2020   Update: 22:37, 2 November 2020
UGC won’t take responsibility if students get infected with Corona

The University Grants Commission (UGC) published guidelines for private universities in taking practical classes and examinations of last semester’s students in honours and masters level.

The seven-point directives, signed by Director of private university department Dr Md Fakhrul Islam, have been sent to the Vice Chancellors and Registers of all private universities on Monday (November 2).

According to the directives, more than one class or exam cannot be conducted in a day, health guidelines of World Health Organization (WHO) should be maintained, more than ten students will not be allowed in a class or exam and oral test should be conducted online.

The UGC asked the private universities to make sure that no student enter the campus more than 30 minutes before of their exam or class and leave within 30 minutes of finishing the exam or class.

The UGC also asked the universities to ensure six feet distance while taking practical classes and exams.

If any of students, teachers, officials or staffs gets infected with coronavirus or Covid-19, respective university has to take the responsibility of him or her and bear all the medical cost. The UGC will not take any responsibility in this regard, it added.


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