Thiruvananthapuram: State-run Kerala University on Monday 6th March 2023, announced Up to 6 months of maternity leave to girl students over 18 years. This comes after the State government suggested institutes cap 73% as the overall Attendance requirement for the girl students considering their menstrual cycles.
A student who goes on maternity leave for up to 6 months can resume classes without having to be readmitted to the course. This announcement has come as a great relief to married girl students.
The Principal Of the University is authorised to approve maternity after verifying the medical records of the student, the University of Kerala stated.