Assam, April 19: The Tezpur University in Assam has directed the undergraduate and postgraduate students to leave the campus amid rising COVID-19 cases, officials said.

The directive came as several COVID-19 cases were detected on the campus, they said.

The students of Tezpur University in Assam are to vacate their rooms by April 23 with bags and baggage or leave their belongings in a safe place in the hostel at their own risk, said an official notification issued.

The final year students can stay on the campus till April 29 and complete their research work.

However, they have to vacate the hostel rooms with their baggage by April 30, it said. The PhD students will be notified about vacating their rooms soon, it added.