Annual Academic Calender 2015 and Holiday List of Schools

Annual Academic Calendar 2015 and a model holiday list for 2015 for all recognised Secondary Schools in West Bengal. 1000 HOURS TEACHING – LEARNING HOURS IN A YEAR – AS PER RTE.

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

Memo No. N/S/302 Date: 22.12.2014

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 2015 and a model holiday list for 2015 for all recognised Secondary Schools in West Bengal for ready reference.

Your 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 2015
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. 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 PERIOD 35 MINS. 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. X 5 = 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 —- 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

PERIODS-2015

IN CASE OF CLASS X (FOR 2015) EARLIER SYSTEM OF CCE & ANNUAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR WILL BE FOLLOWED.

  • IN CASE OF CLASS IX (FOR 2015), SYSTEM OF CCE WILL BE INTIMATED LATER ON.

N.B.- PERIODS WHICH ARE MARKED * FOR PROJECT BASED LEARNING MAY BE UTILISED FOR OPTIONAL ELECTIVE SUBJECTS FOR THE CLASSES IX & X WHEREEVER TAUGHT THE SAME IN DIFFERENT SCHOOLS.

Sd/- SECRETARY

No. N/S/302 dated 22.12.2014

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