Kerala Higher Education Department has issued an order, which permits girls to enter their hostel up to 9:30, without prior permission. The order is in order to meet the needs of girls’ students to utilizing the lab/library facilities. With this order, uniformity has brought to the hostel timings of both girls and boys hostels in Universities. Earlier, Trivandrum Engineering College had increased the evening time of girls’ hostel in a similar fashion.
The new order has been issued, in response to the complaint filed by the students of Trivandrum Vazhuthakkad girls’ hostel and Thrissur Govt. Engineering College.