RU to take exams in January keeping dormitories closed – Education – observerbd.com

Published : Monday, 21 December, 2020 at 5:47 PM
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All the scheduled examinations of fourth year honors and post-graduation (Masters) of 2019 in Rajshahi University (RU) will be held from January 2, 2021.

The decision was taken in an emergency meeting of RU Academic Council held today at Senate Bhaban with Vice-Chancellor Prof Abdus Sobhan in the chair, said a RU press release.

The meeting recommended for holding the examinations within a shortest possible time following the health safety measures due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation.

The Academic Committee of the respective departments will take decisions regarding the fieldworks, internship and oral and in-course tests.

All the residential halls and dormitories will remain shut during the time, the release added.

The prior-scheduled winter vacations from January 3 to 7 have been cancelled for the sake of successful holding of the examinations. Besides, the RU offices will remain open from 9 am to 5 pm from January 3 next.

Only the faculty deans, institute directors, departmental chairmen, controller of examinations, librarian and the selective teachers joined the meeting in-person due to the pandemic situation.

However, professor category and chancellor nominated members took part in the meeting virtually through platform zoom.

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