Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi intends to fully resume physical activity from January after all COVID-19-related precautions, its director said on Friday.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Delhi intends to fully resume physical activity from January after all COVID-19-related precautions, its director said on Friday.
“By November, we will have first-year students who will attend face-to-face classes, and by January 2022 we expect to return to the normal course of study, of course, with all precautions being taken,” said V. Rampgopal Rao, director of IIT Delhi. said at a press conference.
Shantanu Roy, Dean Academics, said student admissions to the dorms will be phased in to ensure that all security measures and protocols are followed.
“After some time, if things go well, we expect the DDMA (Delhi Disaster Management Authority) order to offer further relaxation. Then we’ll start moving into real classes. Not all courses will be disabled immediately. Core courses in various disciplines will first go offline and optional courses will continue online, ”he said.
Roy said they are discussing plans for offline exams in the future. However, the 50 percent limit on classroom occupancy will continue to persist.
“The conditions for displaying classrooms, the number of students in the course, and the courses to be prioritized will be met according to a carefully crafted plan that we have developed. However, classes will start online from the very beginning, ”he added. …