Aligarh Muslim University to reopen in three phases after extended winter break

Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will reopen in three different phases from January 13 to 24 following an extended winter vacations. The decision was taken in a consultative meeting of deans of faculties, principals of colleges and polytechnics and other functionaries under the chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor.

In the first phase, the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Faculty of Management Studies and the Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology will open on January 13. The left over exams in these faculties will commence from January 16.

Faculties of Law, Commerce, Science, Life Sciences and Agricultural Sciences will open in the second phase on January 20. Left over exams in this phase are scheduled from January 23.

In the third phase, Faculties of Arts, Social Sciences, International Studies and Theology, Polytechnics and the Community College will start from January 24 with left over exams beginning from January 27.

The detailed examination schedule will be uploaded on, said Mr Mujib Ullah Zuberi, Controller of Examinations.

He added that off campus AMU centers at Malappuram (Kerala), Murshidabad (Bengal) and Kishenganj (Bihar) will also open faculty wise in a phased manner with the University.

AMU schools will also open in the three phases beginning from January 9. Classes I to VIII will restart from January 9 and classes X and XII will begin from January 13 in the first and second phases respectively. In the final phase, classes IX and XI will start from January 17.

The last date for submission of examination forms for Senior Secondary School Certificate (Class XII) has been extended till January 20.