The Punjab Government has decided to re-open universities and colleges in the areas outside the containment zones from November 16.
Disclosing this here on Thursday, an official spokesperson of the Punjab Government said all the higher education, medical education & research and technical education institutions including all universities and colleges in areas outside containment zones in the state would be allowed to re-open from November 16, 2020.
He further informed that classes for final year students of universities & colleges under the medical education & research department would commence from November 9. All these institutions should strictly observe the SOPs to be framed by their respective administrative departments in consultation with the department of health & family welfare, Punjab and the ministry concerned of the Central government.
Earlier, Punjab Government has permitted to open higher education institutions for research scholars (Ph.D.) and post-graduate students in science & technology streams requiring laboratories/experimental works in areas outside containment zones after 15th October 2020 in Punjab.