Mumbai, January 6: Amidst the rising Covid-19 cases, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday, decided to discontinue physical classes in colleges and universities in the state till February 15. The Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant said that all exams in the said institutions will be conducted online till February 15.
Samant said, “Amid rising COVID cases, Maharashtra government to discontinue physical classes in colleges, universities till February 15. All exams in the said institutions are to be conducted online till February 15.”
Samant also said that university hostels would also be closed after notice in advance. Hostels for foreign students doing research and PhD, however, will continue to remain open as these students cannot go back to their native country due to visa issues.