Amid Covid threat, Gauhati University (GU) has taken its decision to open their hostel for newly enrolled students.
According to GU sources, it was considering January for the reopening. Closure of hostels has severely affected the functioning of regular classes in public universities, where many students are from remote and rural locations with poor network connectivity.
Sources said GU has invited fresh applications in the online mode from the first semester of undergraduate and postgraduate students admitted to various academic departments of the university for accommodation in different GU hostels.
The last date of filing the application is 12 midnight of December 31.
GU authority is in favour of reopening of hostels, as normalcy has returned almost everywhere.
“We will follow the Covid-19 protocols in the hostel. The students should follow the rules made by the GU authority,” a GU sources said.