Indian college students enrolled in Chinese universities have been relieved as China has introduced plans to permit the return of ‘some’ of them who’ve been stranded in India for over two years following the visa and flight restrictions imposed by Beijing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Medicine is a practical-oriented course and despite all the efforts by universities to make online classes more interactive, it is not the same kind of exposure. I will be able to return to campus and also appear in offline exams,” Rohit Kumar Yadav, an MBBS scholar, Shihezi University, mentioned.
“The past two years have been very difficult not only personally but also academically. I hope it’s all over now and we can get back to normal campus life,” a scholar of the University of South China, Hengyang, mentioned.
According to the announcement, college students have been requested to submit required data by filling up a Google Form by May 8, 2022, on the Indian Embassy’s web site. In addition, few college students mentioned that the possibilities of fourth-year and final-year college students returning to campuses are excessive as they require sensible expertise greater than first- or second-year college students.
According to earlier studies, over 23,000 Indian college students, largely learning medication in Chinese faculties, are caught in India after they returned house because the coronavirus pandemic broke out within the central Chinese metropolis of Wuhan in December 2019. They couldn’t return to China because of the restrictions imposed by the Chinese authorities to arrest the unfold of the contagion. Following the Chinese announcement, the Indian Embassy in Beijing sought the small print of the scholars meaning to return.
With inputs from PTI.