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Vellore Institute Of Technology bans PUBG on campus, wants students to play Kho Kho and Kabaddi

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Vellore Institute Of Technology has banned PUBG, a popular mobile phone game on its campus.

In an e-mail statement sent across to all hostellers, the Chief of Wardens of VIT stated, “It has come to our notice that few students are playing online games like ‘PUBG’ which is NOt PERMITTED. Deposited our repeated instructions, hostellers are violating our instructions by playing online games inside the rooms which disturbs fellow roommates and spoiling the entire atmosphere of the hostel.

It is strictly warned that playing online games and betting for such games are totally prohibited in VIT. Hence, the defaulters will be dealt seriously under VIT CODE OF CONDUCT. Students are asked to concentrate on physical games or sports and give more importance to their career growth.”

Player Unknowns Battle Ground or PUBG is an online multiplayer game that has gone viral after it became a hit in the Indian market. Earlier this year the mobile version was launched on Android and iOS stores.

It was only a week back that the Associated Management of Primary and Secondary Private Schools Karnataka (KAMS) issued an advisory to parents to keep a tab on the number of hours their children spent on the multiplayer game.

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