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NIT-Srinagar declares winter vacation 10 days ahead of schedule, students asked to vacate hostels

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SRINAGAR: The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar closed for winter vacation on Thursday – 10 days ahead of schedule – as a precautionary measure, a day after protests against a student’s social media post spread to other institutes.
The Islamia College of Science and Commerce suspended all classwork and internal examinations scheduled for the day.
While NIT Srinagar declared a holiday for Thursday, the Dean of Students Welfare issued a circular announcing winter vacation in the engineering institute from today. The circular also directed all students living in the hostels to vacate the boarding facility with immediate effect.
The Registrar of the institute said the winter vacations “have been preponed only by 10 days” and there will be no academic loss for the students.
“We have winter vacations every year and the same is the case this year also. The vacations were scheduled from December 9 but have been preponed,” Registrar Ateekur Rehman told PTI.
Asked about the ongoing examinations of the students, he said the students will write the remaining papers upon their return from winter vacation. “We will ensure that there is no academic loss for the students,” he added.
The website of the NIT Srinagar has been taken down “for maintenance”. “Sorry for the inconvenience but we’re performing some maintenance at the moment. If you need to you can always contact us, otherwise, we’ll be back online shortly!” the message on the website of the NIT Srinagar reads.

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