Bhubaneswar, May 4: The State government today declared summer vacation for all higher education institutes from May 5 to May 31.
A notification in this regard was today published by the Higher Education Department.
“Higher education institutions, coming under the administrative control of Higher Education Department, shall have summer vacation from 05.05.2021 to 31.05.2021. Standard vacation arrangements should be put in place for functioning of the institutes during the summer vacation, including the Covid-19 related Lockdown/Shutdown period falling within the summer vacation,” read the notification.
The department further clarified that even online classes and examinations will not be held during the summer vacation. However, pre-scheduled viva-voice/interviews of PhD and other research scholars, falling within the summer vacation period will be held on the scheduled dates.