Punjab Higher Education department has finalized the initial plan for reopening of inter and degree colleges in the country. Dates for online registration of first years students are also suggested. It is proposed to start the registration of first year students from July 10 and to confirm the admissions after the matriculation results.
According to the details, the Department of Higher Education has received suggestions prepared by DPI colleges to revive educational activities in the colleges. It is proposed to start registration of first-year students in colleges from July 10. Students will be able to register online. Admissions will be confirmed after the announcement of matric results by respective boards.
It is suggested to reopen colleges from August 5 for BS Hons students. MA/MSc students will start their classes from August 15 while 2nd year class shall start from August 25. It is also proposed to limit classes in colleges to 3 to 4 hours. Classes will be held 2 shifts.
Reopening of Colleges in Punjab: Suggested Timeline
- August 05: BS Hons students will start their classes on campus
- August 15: MA/MSc classes shall resume
- August 25: 2nd year students will be called on college campuses
It is proposed to conduct Honors classes from morning to 12 noon and Masters program classes from 12 noon to 4 pm. Final approval of the proposals will be given at the inter-provincial ministerial meeting. At present, online classes have been started in 615 out of 720 colleges in Punjab.