Karnataka: Schools reopens for Class 9 and 11 from Feb 1

Schools and pre-university colleges (PUC) will commence regular classes from February 1 for students of grade nine and first year PUC, by adhering to COVID-19 safety norms. As schools and colleges remained shut since March 25, 2020, to contain the pandemic, students were attending classes online since July. Offline classes for classes 10 and 12 had begun from January 1.

The decision in this connection was taken in consultation with the state Technical Advisory Committee on COVID-19, keeping in mind the health and academic future of the students the government said in a circular.Following the directives, managements of schools and colleges conducted meetings with parents and students of class nine and PUC first year, explaining to them preventive measures adopted in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic such as social distancing, face mask, sanitisation, and thermal screening.


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