LAHORE: The University of Punjab administration Wednesday announced new schedule for semester examinations and online classes, ARY News reported.
A notification has been issued in this regard.
According to a notification, the classes and exams of semesters 4, 6 and 8 will resume online from 24th May 2021.
The decision was taken in a meeting of deans chaired by PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed.
The meeting also decided that 2nd semester of BS (Hons.), M.A/M.Sc, M.Phil and Ph.D will resume soon after first semester exams and would continue without any break.
Moreover, hostels for students of far-flung areas will be opened from 23rd May, 2021 in order to facilitate the students who are facing internet connectivity at their place.
It may be recalled that Punjab University is closed for in-person classes due to a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
Amid the third wave of a novel coronavirus, Punjab University on May 4 had announced 20 percent fee reduction to the students.
Earlier, the Federal government notified a 20 percent fee concession for closed Islamabad education institutes for the month of April and onwards in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.