Medical college students and their family took to social media on Monday to demand the University of Health Sciences (UHS) to postpone all medical examinations because of the novel coronavirus.
#DelayAllProffsUHS began trending right this moment, with Pakistani Twitterati calling on the college to postpone the examinations in gentle of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Health Dr Faisal Sultan tweeted that the federal government would focus on medical faculties’ examinations in an necessary assembly tomorrow.
Assad Bajwa spoke in regards to the risks of the an infection spreading as soon as college students undertake exams.
Another posted the variety of infections across the nation and the way authorities have been adamant on holding examinations.
Another individual spoke about how college students can not preserve SOPs in hostels and therefore would contribute to the illness spreading throughout the nation.
Govt decides to reopen colleges in phases
Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood had earlier right this moment introduced that colleges and academic establishments will reopen throughout the nation in three phases.
“On January 18, classes for grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 — those that have exams — will resume,” he had mentioned throughout a information convention together with SAPM on Health Dr Faisal Sultan. “This means that students of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 will go to their schools and colleges from January 18 and their studies will resume.”
He had mentioned that within the second part, college students of major courses until grade 8 will return to colleges from January 25.
The minister had mentioned that universities and different larger schooling establishments will reopen from February 1 within the third and final part.
- Online studying can resume from Jan 11
- Classes 9 to 12 would begin from Jan 18
- Classes 1 to eight would begin from Jan 25
- Higher schooling courses at universities and faculties to start out from Feb 1
- Board exams have been postponed to May and June
- Another assembly on January 14 to evaluation the state of affairs