Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that all colleges in the AP will reopen from October 15, 2020. The decision was taken after the CM held a review meeting with higher officials on the higher education policy of Andhra Pradesh.

 

The chief minister office also took to Twitter to announce the news. It wrote, "Certain key decisions were taken by Hon'ble CM @ysjagan in the review meeting on Higher Education, today. All efforts are being directed to increase GER to 90%. New universities will soon be established in Vizianagaram & Prakasam districts. Colleges to reopen from 15th October".

 

As per a report by Yo Vizag, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has also given the nod for the recruitment of assistant professors in various universities. The CM also mentioned that a set of examinations like the Common Entrance Test (CET) would be conducted in September.

 

The exact dates of the examinations have not yet been announced. As per the plan of Andhra Pradesh government, the students can take admissions in AP colleges once these exams are over. The students can then start their new academic year from October 15, 2020.

 

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