Nagpur: Following the couple of students of Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) tested positive for novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) on Friday, the college administration has decided to switch to online mode of teaching until February 18, 2022, a notice issued by Dean informed students on Friday. The college administration has also urged students to avoid thronging to the VNIT campus in Nagpur, instead join online classes from their native place.
As specified in the notice referred above, some students have already arrived on the campus. Out of these, two students were detected RTPCR +ve upon arrival. The local authorities have asked for contact tracing of those students that is going on.
In view of this development and increasing curbs being imposed by the Govt of Maharashtra and other govt authorities, the institute has discussed the issue of calling the students for physical classes on the campus.
In the interest of the students and the institute, it is decided that the teaching for the 3rd & 4th year BTech and 3rd. 4th and 5th year B Arch will also be conducted in online mode until 18* February 2022. Hence, these students are advised not to come to the campus. The situation will be reviewed from time to time and further decisions will be communicated in due course, read the notice.