Srinagar: The University of Kashmir is likely to commence its new academic session through online mode for various postgraduate (PG) courses from this week for the fresh batch.
Officials of the varsity said that the varsity has tentatively notified to commence its new academic session for the fresh batch of 2020.
Quoting the university’s Dean Academic Affairs, Akbar Masoodi, Kashmir News Observer reported that the academics for the fresh 2020 batch is tentatively 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 takes more time then the varsity will extend the date of the new academic session,” he said.
The university’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 1, 2021.
The university notification further reads that the examination preparation days 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
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