SRINAGAR — Amid the spike in COVID-19 cases, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday extended the closure of all educational institutes in the Union Territory till May 31.
“All universities, colleges and technical or skill development institutions in Jammu and Kashmir shall remain closed for imparting on-campus and in-person education to the students till May 31,” the government said in the new guidelines.
However, the government has exempted the closure of institutions for the courses or programs that require physical presence of students on account of laboratory, research or thesis work and internship.
The government said that the teaching in all these institutions will be in online mode. (KNO)