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Annual Academic Calender 2016 and Holiday List of Schools

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

NOTIFICATION

Memo No. N/S/437 Date: 18.12.2015

From: Secretary
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education

To: The Heads of all recognised Secondary Schools in W.B

Dear Sir/ Madam,

As directed, I am to upload Academic Calendar 2016 and Holiday list – 2016 along with chapter-wise division of all subjects for the classes IX and X to be taught in 1st, 2nd and 3rd summative evaluations for your kind information and taking necessary action.

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

Encl: As stated.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,
Sd/- Secretary

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

ANNUAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2016 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 … 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

  • Periods which are marked * are to be used for project-based learning from Class 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 alloted number of periods.

SD/- SECRETARY

No. N/S/437 dated 18.12.2015,