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Summer Vacation Begins From 5 May

Bhubaneswar: State Government Tuesday announced summer vacation for all higher educational institutions in the state from May 5 to May 31.

As per the order, no online class or examination will be held during the period.

Higher Education Principal Secretary Saswat Mishra wrote to Vice-Chancellors of all state public universities and Principals of all Government and non-Government colleges coming under the department in this regard.

“All educational institutions coming under the administrative control of the Higher Education Department  shall have summer vacation from May 5 to May 31. Standard vacation arrangements should be put in place for functioning of the institutions during the vacation, including COVID-19 related lockdown/shutdown period falling within the summer vacation,” the letter reads.

However, pre-scheduled viva-voce/interview of PhD and other research scholars, falling within summer vacation period, will be held on the scheduled dates.