DU gives students heat care tips during admissions

May 26th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Keeping in view the soaring temperatures in the capital, Delhi University (DU) Wednesday advised aspiring students to take all necessary precautions against the heat while buying admission forms that will be available from Friday onwards.
S.K. Vij, dean of the Student’s Welfare Department, said: “In view of the extraordinary heat being experienced by Delhi, the University of Delhi is making all possible efforts to make the admission seekers comfortable during the admission process.”

“However, all admission seekers are advised that the forms will be available till June 11, 2010. Therefore they have enough time to buy and submit the forms and should move out of their homes when the weather is not as hot,” he added.

Giving some tips to battle the rising mercury level, Vij said: “Students should carry sufficient water with them, umbrella and sunglasses and wear clothes suitable for the hot weather.”

Delhi Wednesday recorded a maximum temperature of 45.2 degrees Celsius, four notches above the average for this time of the year.

The first cut-off list for various courses in different colleges of the university will be out June 22 after which students can take admission. The academic session will begin in July.

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