AS colleges in Kerala will start functioning at full capacity from October 18, the Higher Education Department has released guidelines for offline classes on Wednesday.
On October 12, Higher Education Minister R Bindu had called a meeting of all college principals. Classes for final year students already started from October 4. All other batches will start classes from October 18.
As per the guidelines, post-graduate students can be accommodated in the same class, while undergraduates have to be divided into batches and classes shall be provided on alternative days or in separate rooms.
College authorities are advised to organise free vaccination drives at the campuses for staff and students.