COVID -19 UPDATE

March 15, 2020 Student Life

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources 

News and Information for Ahmedabad University Community


March 27, 2020: IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS NOTICE | COVID-19 

Ahmedabad University is committed to supporting applicants for admission during the exceptional situation of the CoronaVirus pandemic.

To ensure the safety of everyone, we will be managing all Admissions processes remotely during the period of the national lockdown that was announced from March 25, 2020, The following systems have been put in place:
  • We will be allowing for possible delays in the announcement of Class 12 results. Accordingly, we may announce details specific to various Boards from time to time.
  • Students are to apply with Class 10 and Class 11 marksheets/gradesheets, and will be provided a window of time to add their Class 12 results later. Those who are yet to submit their application should apply without further delay.
  • Personal Interactions will be conducted using online meeting tools only.
  • We continue to accept applications through all Boards recognized by us and will be closely monitoring evaluation processes followed by each Board this year, in order to ensure equivalence.
  • We are remotely available on email and telephone, throughout the period of the lockdown.
There is currently no change in our application process, selection methodology or in the Admissions calendar. However, please be alert for notices on the website regarding changes in the process or timelines, as circumstances evolve.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid  

March 24, 2020: Online resources from Ahmedabad University with health information and guidance, as well as links for teaching, learning, research and outreach during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 24, 2020: Since the last one week, there have been several experiments with online classes. Starting today instructions at the University are back on their regular timetable through distance education. 

March 23, 2020: All faculty and staff at the University are now working from home. The University is under lockdown till further notice. Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions process is underway and is now being done online. Please see the Admissions pages on this website.

March 17, 2020: Ahmedabad University has uploaded FAQs on AURIS for the University community.

March 15, 2020: Statement of Vice Chancellor, Professor Pankaj Chandra

As the world deals with an unprecedented health emergency, our heart goes out to all those individuals in our country and around the globe who have been affected. As of date, Gujarat has not seen any incidence of Coronavirus but we must prepare for such an eventuality in this inter-connected world.  Ahmedabad University has been monitoring the situation very closely and we have been creating awareness in our community, providing necessary hygiene training and material, and strongly recommending social distancing.

 We are committed to the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Today, as a preventive measure, we have decided to suspend all classes, student related activities and all convening at the University from March 16, 2020 to March 29, 2020.

 All employees and visitors to the University will go through mandatory thermal screening at our University gates. We urge everyone to keep washing hands with soap, practice social distancing, and avoid travel and large gatherings. Please seek medical help if you or anyone who you know shows any symptoms of coronavirus.

 To our students and parents, please rest assured that we will work with you to manage the challenges that this situation poses to us and to ensure as smooth a transition as possible. You can help us by following safe practices. We will be posting on AURIS more information in the next 48 hours on processes that we are putting in place to manage our academic and other needs. To our students, we strongly recommend that you use the next two weeks productively and remain engaged with your learning and in supporting the needs of the society at this time.

 Please keep checking the University website and AURIS for updates.
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