Government of Assam Revises Academic Session of Schools

 

Guwahati: In order to compensate for the loss of academic days, the Government of Assam has decided to revise the Academic session of schools from 1st April to 31st March.

Informing this State Education Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter saying, “1/2 Due to Covid -19 pandemic educational Institutions are closed from 15th March. In order to compensate the loss of academic days, after due consultation with stakeholders, Cabinet has decided to revise the Academic session of schools from 1st April to 31st March.”

Himanta added, “2/2 The Academic session of the current academic session shall be upto 31st March 2021. The Academic Calendar of each class shall be decided by the concerning academic authorities after proper consultation keeping in view the local climate and other factors.”

It is to be noted that this would be the first time that the session would be held in accordance with the academic calendar that is followed by other boards.

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