Guwahati: In a notification issued by the Education Department of Assam, dated September 28, 2021, the Assam Government announced that physical classes will resume for Class I to Class VIII and Class XI from October 19, 2021. The classes will be held by following proper COVID-19 guidelines and protocols.
The notification read, "In continuation of Education Department earlier supplementary Standard Operating Procedure issued vide Memo No. ASE.01/2020/Pt.-lll/151, dated. Dispur the 3rd September, 2021, and Memo No. ASE.01/1-2020/Pt·ll/169, dated 16th September, 2021 the Govt. in Education Department is pleased to notify the re-opening or physical classes from Class I to Class VIII and Class XI w.e.f 19th October, 2021, Class IX w.e.f 1st October, 2021, all Degree and Post Graduate Classes, all classes in technical Institutions/ Universities, B.Ed. Colleges both Govt. and private in the State of Assam w.e.f 1st October, 2021 maintaining all the protocols of safety guidelines under COVID-19 protocol and the detailed Standard Operating Procedure is given as follows.
"In this connection, it may be mentioned that Class XII and final year/semesters of degree colleges, final year PG Classes/ Semesters In Universities and Engineering Institutions have already reopened w.e.f. 6/9/2021 and Class X has re-opened w.e.f. 20th September 2021 respectively."