DU Reopening preparations are going on in full swing after the announcement on 9th February 2022. Thus, the varsity has sprung into action to welcome the students from 17th February 2022. Cleaning, sanitizing, and revamping hostel rooms have also begun immediately. But, the students need to know that the application process for hostel admission will take time.
Considering constant protests by all DU students, the varsity had no option but to reopen the campuses as soon as possible. Hence, on Wednesday, they released the official order to reinitiate the offline classes for all UG and PG courses.
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DU Reopening brings chaos to the accommodation process:
As per officials and hostel in-charges of various college hostels, the allotment procedure will take time. However, other preparations like cleaning and revamping have already begun. The officials at Maharaja Agrasen College, DU, stated that their hostels can’t open on 17th February 2022. So, as per the principal, the hostel was closed for 2 long years and they are working on a “war footing” to prepare. The hostel has an accommodation capacity of 56 students and fresh painting on the walls has already begun. Due attention is also being paid to ventilation and maintaining distance.
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To ensure students’ safety, DU hostels are needing extra time to prepare. As per the Kirorimal College principal, room sizes will be checked. Thus, small rooms will be allotted to only one person and in big rooms, the distance between beds will be maintained.
Meanwhile, students are advised to come back to Delhi in such a manner that they complete atleast 3 days in isolation. Pankaj Arora, the dean of students welfare advised the colleges to complete the hostel allotment process online.