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Annual Academic Calender for Secondary Schools, 2013

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

ANNUAL ACADEMIC CALENDAR 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 “
12-10 hrs. 12-50 hrs. 3rd “
12-50 hrs. 13-30 hrs. 4th “
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 “
15-20 hrs. 15-55 hrs. 7th “
15-55 hrs. 16-30 hrs. 8th “

Total Hours: 10-40 hrs. to 16-30 hrs. = 5 hrs. 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.

Class Subject
V 1st Language 2nd Language Math Paribesh Parichiti Physical & Art Education
8+2 * 6 + 2* 6+1* 6 + 1* 2 34 Periods
VI F.L S.L. Math Science History Geography Physical& Art Edn.
8 + 2 * 6 + 1* 6+1* 4 + 1 * 3 + 1* 3 + 1* 2 39 periods
VII & VIII F.L. S.L. 3rd Language Math Life Science
3+1*
——-
Phy. Science
3 + 1*
History Geo. Physical & Art Edn
8+1* 6+1* 2+1* 6+1* 6+2* 3+1* 3+1* 2 44 periods

IX & X – In case of IX & X, earlier system of Continuous comprehensive evaluation and Annual academic Calendar will be followed until further order.

Project based learning i.e., Learner Centric task-specific participatory/activity approach + Identification of learning gaps through testing + provision of remedial lessons through peer-learning.

Sd/- Secretary
W.B.B.S.E

Main Order,