8-Week Alternative Academic Calendar Launched For Classes IX to XII


New Delhi: The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal released NCERT-developed eight-week alternative academic calendar for classes IX to XII. The released calendar is an alternative way of reaching students at home with the use of technology and social media to impart education.

Pokhriyal tweeted about alternative academic calendar wrote, “Launched the Alternative Academic Calendar (AAC) for the next 8 weeks for the secondary stage today. Alternative Academic Calendar for 12 weeks for primary & upper primary stages and AAC for secondary & higher secondary stages for 4 weeks had already been released.”

Schools are going to restart (partially) for students of classes IX to XII from September 21, according to new Unlock 4.0 guidelines. The students’ participation in class though has been kept voluntary.

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