The Osmania University (OU) authorities on Monday evening have said that offline classes for all its courses will start from Tuesday, February 1.
‘As per the government instruction, offline classes will commence for all the courses in all the colleges under the Osmania University jurisdiction with effect from February 1, 2022,’ press release from OU said.
Earlier on Monday, the University authorities had maintained that its courses will be held in online mode. “In view of the Covid pandemic situation in the city, OU will continue to take classes in online mode till February 12 for all the current semesters of undergraduate and postgraduate courses,” a press release from OU said.
The decision was taken at a meeting held at OU with the Principals of the University campus and constituent colleges, and other administrative officers of the University, on Monday. “The teaching staff including those engaged on contractual and part-time basis will have to attend college duties from January 31. They will take online classes from the college from February 1 onwards. All the staff have been instructed to follow Covid appropriate behaviour and take necessary precautions to curb the spread of infection,” the OU press release added.
Later, the University clarified that all the classes will be conducted in offline mode from February 1, as per the orders from the State Government.
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