Assam Cabinet Revises Academic Session of Schools

June 29, 2020 : In order to compensate the loss of academic days due to COVID-19 pandamic, the Assam Cabinet has decided to revise the Academic session of schools from 1st April to 31st March.
However, the new 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. 
Announcing this, Assam Education Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma tweet, “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 stake holders,Cabinet has decided to revise the Academic session of schools from 1st April to 31st March.”
He also said, “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 may be noted that till date the academic session in Assam starts from January and ends in December.