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Annual Academic Calendar 2018 and Holiday List of Schools

Annual Academic Calendar, 2018 and Holiday List, 2018 for all recognized secondary schools in West Bengal published by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

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

Memo No.: N/S/713 Date: 14/12/17

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 send herewith an Annual Academic Calendar 2018 and a model Holiday list for 2018 for all recognized Secondary Schools in West Bengal for ready reference.

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

Encl: as stated

Yours sincerely,

Secretary-in-Charge

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

ANNUAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR OF 2018
FOR ALL RECOGNISED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN WEST BENGAL

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

1. TIMINGS OF SCHOOL HOURS:

TIME PERIOD TIME PER PERIOD
FROM TO
10-40 HRS. 10-50 HRS. PRAYER/ ASSEMBLY
10-50 HRS. 11-30 HRS. 1st PERIOD 40 MINS. X4 = 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 PERIOD 35MINS. 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. 50 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) SUMMATTVE 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. X33.71 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-IN-CHARGE

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.

No. N/S/713 dated 14.12.2017, Source