Balochistan University closed until May 18

By: News Desk
Published: 03:24 PM, 29 Apr, 2021
Balochistan University closed until May 18
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In view of the increasing number of coronavirus cases, the Balochistan government has closed the University of Balochistan (UoB) until May 18, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday. 

According to a notification issued by the university administration, the exams which were to be held at the university campus have also been postponed till June 15.

The notification reads that in pursuance of the directives of the federal government, the university will remain closed for teaching and non-teaching staff from April 29, 2021.

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The decision was taken by the Ministry for Federal Education and Professional Training.

“All the on-semester scheduled semester, practical, and viva exams have been postponed till June 15,” it stated. These include entrance-level tests as well.

The notification reads that these orders will be applicable to all campuses in and outside Quetta. “During this period, hostels will remain closed for students as well,” it says, and adds, “Students have been asked to vacate their rooms till April 30.”

Earlier this week, the government had decided to close all public and private schools across the province till Eidul Fitr.