HYDERABAD-The management of University of Sindh Jamshoro has decided to start campus mode classes from November under strict compliance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the government against COVID-19.

The decision to this effect has been made on Wednesday in the meeting chaired by the Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro and attended by the pro-vice chancellors and focal persons of all campuses, deans of faculties, academic and administrative heads of the university.

The meeting decided that the students of all 57 departments of the university would be called in two groups and each group would attend classes of 15 days in rotation. According to the decision, the first group of second and third years students will attend the classes first 15 days of the month while the second group the students comprising first and final years will attend classes in the next fifteen days of the month.

The meeting also decided that the university would remain open on Saturday every week for second semester classes. The meeting decided to strictly follow the SOPs against COVID-19 which included use of face mask and sanitiser and checking of temperature before entering in classes.

The VC Prof Dr Muhammad Siddiqe Kalhoro said that decision of starting campus mode classes hads been made for the larger academic interest of the students, while all stakeholders of the university must follow the SOPs against COVID-19.