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IIT Delhi Asks Students To Vacate Hostels By Mar 15 In View Of Coronavirus Outbreak

The Indian Institute Of Technology In Delhi Has Directed Students To Leave Hostels By Sunday In The Wake Of The Coronavirus Outbreak.

PTI | Updated on: 14 Mar 2020, 06:37:46 AM
IIT Delhi

The institute had on Thursday announced suspension of classes and all events till March 31. (Photo Credit: File photo)

New Delhi:

The Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi has directed students to leave hostels by Sunday in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. “In view of the current COVID-19 epidemic, as a preventive measure decided by the competent authority, the students are required to leave the hostels positively by midnight of March 15, 2020.

“There is no need to vacate the room though. Please fill the entry and exit register of the hostel concerned and the mess rebate form. This applies to students currently living in Nalanda and IP Apartments and in off-campus hostels in Katwaria Sarai and Jia Sarai also,” Dean of Student Affairs Rajesh Khanna said in an official communication.

The institute had on Thursday announced suspension of classes and all events till March 31. “PhD students may stay back if their research is in crucial stage. Foreign students who are staying within the campus may also stay,” Khanna said.

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First Published : 14 Mar 2020, 06:37:46 AM