The world is facing an outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it is a new strain of Coronaviruses (CoV, a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases). COVID-19 was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans.
With pretty much everything in isolation and quarantine, the Central Board of Secondary Education has postponed all board exams looking for the welfare of students and society. The evaluation of all papers are to be rescheduled after 31st March, 2020.
In the same regard the Ministry of Human Resource Development also announced that JEE Exams will also be getting postponed. The JEE 2020 exams were supposed to be executed on April 5, 7, 8, 9 and 11, but this seems quite impossible as of now. The new dates will be announced on 31st March, 2020
In a recent circular from the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, dated 19th March, 2020 the remaining exams of ICSE and ISC Year 2020 are also postponed in view of the Novel Corona virus (COVID-19). The revised dates for the conduct of the papers will soon be notified in due course of time.
The circular from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) dated 13th March, 2020 an advisory was issued for all institutions and colleges in India, which mentioned to avoid large gatherings within college campus. Additionally, the health status of hostel students also needs to be kept in check.
Many top engineering colleges in Bhopal have advised the hostlers to go home if they wish to. The circular also suggested to ensure the availability of soap and water in restrooms at all times, if possible hand-sanitisers should be made available at most frequently visited spots of the college campus.
As a precautionary measure almost all of India in lockdown situation. All public places like malls, schools, colleges, universities, amusement parks, movie theatres, etc. are closed till 31st March, 2020. Any public gathering is much frowned upon as of now.
In this regard for the benefit of students, faculties and society, Sagar Group of Institutions has also declared holidays for the students. Like all the engineering colleges in Bhopal, SISTec has also set up preventive measures to fight against COVID-19. Additionally, in order to help students with their studies during these isolation time, SISTec, one of the best engineering colleges in Bhopal has initiated to distribute video lectures to its students, recorded by the faculties of the institution so that they do not lack behind with their curriculum.