The Dhaka University (DU) authority has extended its online class activities till 21 February following a notification of the Education Ministry, reports UNB.

Earlier, on 23 January, DU decided to conduct classes online till 6 February due to the rise of coronavirus cases across the country.

"We have to abide by the laws and regulations of the country as an Institute of this country," said DU VC prof Akhtaruzzaman said.

"Regular Classes will be held online but respective departments can take in-person exams and lab classes will be continued physically," he added.

He also said that all the dormitories will remain open for students maintaining the health guidelines.

Ongoing examinations for Honour’s fourth year and Masters will be continued maintaining health rulesand the offices will run in a limited range from 9.00am to 1.00pm.