Assam Gov’t extends academic calendar from December 2020 to March 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Assam Academic Calendar: As per the latest development, Assam Government has decided to extend the academic calendar for all schools of the state from December 2020 to March 20201 due to the Covid19 pandemic. The decision to extend the academic calendar was announced by Assam’s Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. The decision to extend the academic sessions has been taken by the state government to compensate for the loss of academic days for the current session due the nationwide lockdown.

Assam health and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma stated in his twitter post, “Due to COVID19 pandemic, educational institutions have been closed since March 15, 2020. In order to compensate the loss of academic days, after due consultation with stakeholders, the Cabinet has decided to revise the Academic Session of schools from 1st April to 31st March.

Accordingly the current academic Session is being revised upto March 31, 2021. The Academic Calendar of each class shall be decided by the concerned academic authorities after proper consultation, keeping in view the local climate and other factors.”

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