After JNU, the Jamia Millia Islamia on Friday suspended classes with immediate effect till March 31 and advised students to avoid large gathering in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak
The varsity has also decided to close all schools run by it till March 31 but the Board examinations will continue as per the schedule. Earlier in the day, the Jawaharlal Nehru University suspended all classes with immediate effect till March 31.
In past couple of days, several institutes and schools have cancelled classes and examinations due to the coronavirus threat.
IIT Delhi has cancelled classes and exams till March 31.
IIT Kanpur has postponed its annual fest due to Corona scare. JNU has also cancelled all classes and exams till March 31.
CBSE, which has been conducting the annual board exams for classes 10 and 12, has allowed the use of face masks and sanitizers inside the exam hall for students.
Earlier, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had asked all states and union territories to undertake a massive awareness campaign on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among students across the country.