A Study on the Challenges Being Faced by Chandigarh University Students and their Parents during Covid-19 Lockdown

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Sonika Kanojia


These days when India is locked down, apart from the economy the hardest thing getting suffered is our students’ education. They were in the midst of their classes or examination when this Covid-19 a coronavirus attacked India. Very wisely the India government took the decision to lockdown whole India in very initial stage. Chandigarh University management announced postponing the exams and immediately asked the students to move to their homes, if possible. This decision was taken one week in advance to the Indian Government decision. It was on 14th of March, 2020 when the management of the University decided the wellbeing of their students and asked them to move back. With this effort, most of the students reached their homes and staying with their parents. In all this set back an emotional support is very necessary.  This study was initiated to understand the physical and emotional wellbeing of the students of Chandigarh University. The results found are very positive as most of the students are safe including those who could not leave their hostels because of any reason. They are being taken good care by Chandigarh University Management. In this study, we have tried to find out if the students are facing any challenges and if they are worried for anything. It will support the management to put their best effort forward to make the things even better for the students. The student strength of Chandigarh University belongs to complete India so this study will help all educational institutions to better support their students.

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