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Coronavirus outbreak: AMU suspends all classes till March 22

The spokesperson, however, announced that 'all examinations of the university and schools will be held as per schedule'.

Published: 14th March 2020 03:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2020 03:12 PM   |  A+A-

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Aligarh Muslim University (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

ALIGARH: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Saturday suspended all classes, including sessional tests, till March 22 as a precautionary measure in view of novel coronavirus threat.

"During a special meeting of top university officials presided over by Vice-Chancellor Prof Tariq Mansoor, it was decided today that all conferences, workshops, educational tours and sports programmes have been postponed till March 31," AMU spokesperson Omar Peerzada told PTI.

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The spokesperson, however, announced that "all examinations of the university and schools will be held as per schedule".

He said students may consult teachers via e-mail for help (if required).

Off-campus centres of AMU in West Bengal, Bihar and Kerala will follow directives of the respective state, the spokesperson said.

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