The newly discovered COVID-19 is said to be a tiny speck in the huge spectrum of coronavirus, which is correctly classed as being highly infectious, as over 80% of the cases are considered and said to be mild, which makes it really tough to decipher and as the symptoms are tough to locate, the disease tends to spread on a bigger level. Having its roots back in Wuhan, China, the disease is said to have spread by the consumption of bat, which was sold in the wet market of Wuhan. Hygiene standards are tough to maintain in such wet markets as the animals are slaughtered on the spot, and hence the virus tends to spread quickly from animals to humans. So far, COVID-19 has taken an immense toll on some of the major countries including Italy, the USA amongst others. Earlier considered just the flu, now the COVID-19 has been declared officially as a global pandemic, which is taking lives on a huge number. May institutions are doing their best in order to promote maximum awareness about the COVID-19, in a bid to help it curb. Talking precisely about the government of India, the government on its part has done its bit by giving unprecedented power to the police, to make those who are at a high risk of contracting the disease, to stay indoors- quarantined.
In the wake of this disease, major changes have occurred in the educational scenario as well. Change of plans and upcoming exams have been shifted and rescheduled comprehensively. The transitioning has been focused to make and easily adaptable and administered by an online testing platform.
The universities will offer a distant learning program for the ones who have freshly enrolled in the new batch. Also, despite the visa uncertainties, the different schools are still accepting international applicants to their schools. As to when the lockdown will open and the flights can be restarted still remain a major question. However, the schools are activating various channels for different modes of communication to occur properly. However, the test scores given by the students, still are accountable for the further admissions process.