Annual Academic Calendar 2017 and Holiday List of Schools

Annual Academic Calendar, 2017 and Holiday List, 2017 for all recognized secondary schools in West Bengal published by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

West Bengal Board of Secondary Education
“Nivedita Bhawan”, DJ-8, Sec-II, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700091

Memo No. DS(Aca)/355/A/25/1 Date: 07.12.2016

NOTIFICATION

From: The Secretary,
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education

To: The Heads of all recognised Secondary Schools in West Bengal

Dear Sir/Madam,

As directed, I am to upload Annual Academic Calendar 2017 and Holiday list – 2017 for your kind information and taking necessary action.

Your kind cooperation for effective implementation of the same will be highly appreciated.

Encl: as stated

Yours faithfully,
Sd/- SECRETARY


West Bengal Board of Secondary Education
“Nivedita Bhawan”, DJ-8, Sec-II, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700091

ANNUAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR OF 2017

FOR ALL RECOGNISED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN WEST BENGAL

THE ANNUAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR IS SPREAD OVER IN THE FOLLOWING STAGES:

1. TIMINGS OF SCHOOL HOURS:

TIMEPERIODTIME PER PERIOD
FROMTO  
10-40 HRS.10-50 HRS.PRAYER/ ASSEMBLY 
10-50 HRS.11-30 HRS.1st PERIOD40 MINS. X 4 = 2HRS. 40 MINS.
11-30 HRS.12-10 HRS.2nd PERIOD 
12-10 HRS.12-50 HRS.3rd PERIOD 
12-50 HRS.13-30 HRS.4th PERIOD 
13-30 HRS.14-10 HRS.TIFFIN 
14-10 HRS.14-45 HRS.5th PERIOD35MINS. X 4= 2HRS. 20 MINS.
14-45 HRS.15-20 HRS.6th PERIOD 
15-20 HRS.15-55 HRS.7th PERIOD 
15-55 HRS.16-30 HRS.8th PERIOD 

TOTAL HOURS: 10-40 HRS. TO 16-30 HRS. = 5HRS. 5O MINUTES.

1000 HOURS TEACHING – LEARNING HOURS IN A YEAR – AS PER RTE

TEACHING – LEARNING HOURS = 5 HOURS

5 DAYS (MONDAY TO FRIDAY) – TEACHING -LEARNING HOURS = 5 HRS.X5 = 25 HRS.

SATURDAY – DO – = 2 HRS. 40 MINUTES

TOTAL = 27 HOURS 40 MINUTES + 3 HRS.+ 20 MINUTES (RECESS) = 31 HRS.

2. WORKING DAYS & WORKING HOURS:

365 DAYS (IN A YEAR)
LESS – 52 DAYS (SUNDAYS)
LESS – 65 DAYS (HOLIDAYS)
248 DAYS
LESS – 12 DAYS FOR THREE (3) SUMMATIVE EVALUATIONS
236 DAYS —————i.e. 33.71 WEEKS

TOTAL HOURS PER WEEK – 31 HOURS (INCLUDING TIFFIN HOURS)

TOTAL TEACHING – LEARNING HOURS IN A YEAR = 31 HRS. X 33.71 WEEKS = 1045 HOURS

3. CLASS-WISE PERIODS:

V – 6 PERIODS X 5 DAYS + 4 PERIODS X 1 DAY (SATURDAY) = 34 PERIODS
VI – 7 PERIODS X 5 DAYS + 4 PERIODS X 1 DAY = 39 PERIODS
VII & VIII – 8 PERIODS X 5 DAYS + 4 PERIODS X 1 DAY = 44 PERIODS
IX & X – 8 PERIODS X 5 DAYS + 4 PERIODS X 1 DAY – 44 PERIODS

Sd/- Secretary

  • Periods which are marked * are to be used for project-based learning from classes V to VIII.
  • School Authorities are requested to make necessary provisions for classroom transactions regarding optional elective subjects, wherever required, out of allotted 44 periods.
  • First language also includes Grammar and Rapid Reader wherever applicable.
  • For Class IX & X, the classes for Internal Formative Assessment to be arranged within the allotted number of periods.

Sd/- Secretary

No. DS-355 dated 07.12.2016

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