1. Students from Classes 9-12 can attend schools on a voluntary basis from September 21 after written consent from their parents or guardians. 2. The Health Ministry on Tuesday issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Partial Re-opening of Schools for Students of 9th to 12th classes which continue to encourage online learning. 3. Students and teachers will always have to maintain six feet distance with an option to use outdoor spaces for such interactions if weather permits. 4. The SOPs strictly prohibit assemblies, sports, and events that can lead to overcrowding. 5. The teaching faculty and students must wear masks throughout the conduct of the teaching/guidance activities. Sharing of the items such as a notebook, pens/pencil, eraser, water bottle amongst students is not allowed.