The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati is reopening its campus in phases. It has established a schedule on when the students from all departments should be asked to come back. While for the seniors the time has been given until March 10, for the juniors it is March 20. The institute gave it a four-phase plan in an official press release.
The students have been instructed to be fully vaccinated and to submit a certificate. “It is recommended that returning students are fully vaccinated and must present their vaccination certificates on arrival. If a student develops symptoms during the stay, he/she must inform the medical department, get tested and isolate according to protocol,” the institute said.
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In phase I, the campus has reopened to all PhD and dual degree students, including those taking a course. It also opened to senior students from BTech and BDes. The students joined between 19 February and 10 March. In phase II, the campus classes for MA, MSc, MTech, MDes and MS(R) of the last year and previous batches followed between February and March 10.
In the next phase, students from MA, MSc, MTech, MDes, MS(R) of the first year are asked to return between February 28 and March 10, and in the final phase, second and third year students from BTech and BDes are asked to return between March 14 and 20, after which the freshmen are asked to return.
Only the students eligible to register for the current semester are allowed to return, the institute said, adding that the students are currently arriving on campus according to the given schedule.
The students are to fill their arrival details in the return portal of IIT Guwahati and plan their journey to reach the campus according to the schedule provided.
The Institute’s Academic Affairs section will make a separate announcement about this. The students are excited about returning to campus and starting personal learning.
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“IITG has facilities for testing, isolation and vaccination on campus. The Institute’s medical department follows standard protocols for Covid-19 care and treatment. IITG has developed methods to maintain academic excellence during digital learning. However, on-campus learning and peer interaction appear to be essential for students’ overall development and mental health,” it added.
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