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Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' added that CBSE will issue a notification in this regard and modalities for registration of such requests.
The HRD ministry will announce guidelines for schools to follow after discussions with other ministries, and will include a teachers' training module.
According to the guidelines, there will be no exam centre in containment zones & states will be responsible for making transport arrangements for students.
The UGC has approved simultaneous dual degrees for students but one has to be through the regular mode and the other has to be through online distance learning.
The special window has been opened by the HRD ministry to help students who had to drop their plans to study abroad in the wake of the Covid pandemic.
PM eVIDYA package also includes the DIKSHA portal (One Nation, One Digital Platform) to provide quality educational content to researchers and students.
During a live interaction with teachers via video-conferencing, HRD minister Pokhriyal discussed NCERT guidelines on how to reopen schools amid the Covid pandemic.
No exams for Class 10, except in northeast Delhi. Class 12 exams will be held in subjects like business studies, geography, Hindi, home science, sociology, among others.
AICTE’s appeal to technical education institutions comes after the HRD Ministry asked all states and Union Territories to appeal to institutes in their region to not hike fees.
The IIT entrance exam was scheduled to be held on 17 May, but was deferred due to the coronavirus lockdown.