Maharashtra government amends its course on academic calendar

The day after the Maharashtra government, issuing a circular on extending the academic calendar, on Tuesday, March 29, the newly appointed state education commissioner, Suraj Mandhare, instructed schools to continue with their April timetable for exams and exams. results, if they have completed their program, according to reports.

Mandhare has been quoted in stories explaining how schools that did not complete their curriculum due to the COVID-19[female[feminine restrictions can operate full time in April. However, those who have completed their program can follow their regular academic schedule. He would have added that the holidays were not canceled.

The first GR published by the government asked schools as well as junior colleges to teach full-time state board grades one through nine and 11 through April 30. The GR has also asked schools to operate full days on Saturdays. The said GR explained how the exams for grades 1 to 9 and 11 should take place during the third week of April. Apart from that, the results should be announced by May.

Reportedly, instead of this GR, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday March 28 also withdrew its previous circular which detailed the annual school holidays which involved summer holidays from May 2 to June 11 for Mumbai schools. This had upset pupils and parents since the school holidays were changed.

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