At least two institutions have stressed double vaccination against Covid as a condition for attending on-campus activities.
St Xavier’s College has said only fully vaccinated students can attend offline classes from February 21.
NIT Durgapur has announced that the research scholars and MTech final-year students who will be called to the campus from February 6 have to be fully vaccinated or give an undertaking that they are coming at their own risk.
Institutions that are not saying anything on the vaccination status have decided to hold camps to fully inoculate the students at the earliest.
Jadavpur University and Scottish Church College have decided to hold vaccination camps.
St Xavier’s College will resume offline classes for the outgoing final semester batches in commerce, management, arts and science at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Students of all semesters will attend offline classes in the multimedia department and BEd courses.
“Students will take turns to attend in-person classes from February 21…. We have decided to allow only students who are double vaccinated,” said principal Father Dominic Savio.
Anupam Basu, director of NIT Durgapur, said that in the first phase they would call research scholars and the MTech final-year students from Sunday.
“The students who are not fully vaccinated have to give an undertaking that they are coming at their own responsibility,” said Basu.
Jadavpur University, which will resume offline classes from February 3 in the engineering faculty, will hold a vaccination camp for its students at the nearby civic health office. “We want to get the students double vaccinated at the earliest,” said the registrar.
Madhumanjari Mandal, principal of Scottish Church College, said they were identifying the students who were yet to take the second jab. “We will organise a camp for them,” she said.