Srinagar, Oct 14: The University of Kashmir (KU) is likely to commence with a new academic session via online mode for various Post Graduate (PG) courses from this week for the fresh batch.
Officials of the varsity said that tentatively the varsity has notified to commence with a new academic session for the fresh batch of 2020.
KU’s Dean Academic Affairs, Akbar Masoodi told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the academics for the fresh 2020 batch is tentatively to be scheduled to commence from October-15 and the new academic session for the already enrolled students has started from October-10.
Masoodi, however, said that the admission process for the new batch was going on.
“We have already notified the academic calendar for the first semester of 2020 batch and if the admission process is getting completed by October-15, then we will begin with the same, but if the admission process is taking more time then the varsity will extend the date of the new academic session,” he said.
KU’s Registrar, Dr Nisar Ahmad informed KNO that the varsity will continue to hold the online classes till the government notifies new rules or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Meanwhile, the varsity in its tentative notification for the fresh batch has said that the academics will commence from October-15 to January-01-2021.
The university notification further reads that the examination preparation for the Open Elective (OE) and Generic Elective (GE) courses will be 16-18 January 2020 and the examination preparation days for departmental courses (Core and DCE) will commence from 19-21 January 2021.
The academic calendar notified by the KU reads that the examination preparation days for departmental courses for the fresh 2020 batch will commence from 19-21 January-28 to February-10 2021—(KNO)