Allahabad University and colleges will resume work five days a week from July 7

On February 10, 2022, the university administration had decided to provide classes six days a week to allow teachers and students to compensate for the loss of studies they had suffered due to Covid.

Allahabad University (AU) and all its constituent colleges will return to their five-day-a-week work from the new session which will commence from July 7. The Central University Registrar, Prof. NK Shukla, has issued a notification in this regard to bring an end to the six-day-a-week working system introduced to make up for lost time in academics and research due to the pandemic. when the university and its colleges reopened after closings on February 10 earlier this year.

“Following the decision to return to work five days a week, the university and colleges would now remain closed on Saturdays as well,” AU public relations officer Prof Jaya Kapoor said, confirming the decision of the university administration. However, various departments, centers and laboratories in universities and colleges will remain open for research work, she added.

On February 10, 2022, the university administration had decided to hold classes six days a week. Its aim was to allow teachers and students to compensate for the loss of studies they had suffered due to the Covid and to complete the courses in time before the final exams. However, the university administration made it clear at the time that the arrangement would only be effective until the summer break, university officials said.

Following the resurgence of Covid-19 cases, the AU administration had on January 6, 2022 decided that only internal official work would be carried out in the offices of the university and that no public / foreign visitors would be allowed on campus until further notice. .

All students have also been asked to refrain from coming to the university with immediate effect and have been asked to attend their classes in online mode. From January 9, the AU and its constituent colleges were closed until further notice and even teachers were asked to start taking online courses from their respective homes before the university reopens in February.

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