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No Detention Year for Students in Meghalaya

  by NEWSNER , 2021-03-27 11:25:46

No Detention Year for Students in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya Government has announced 2020 as a “no-detention” year for all students except those appearing for his or her Class 10 and 12 Board examinations.


A notification issued by Additional Chief Secretary, Education, DP Wahlang on Friday said that the new school term would begin on April 1 and 100 per cent of the prescribed syllabi should be followed in the least levels.


Schools are directed to undertake catch-up course for all classes with sufficient time for those students who have had limited access to online learning or who undertook self-study during the pandemic.


The notification stated that teachers should assess the training gaps of every student and specifically address the skills/ competencies and knowledge areas not mastered by students to make sure learning within the current school term.


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It also stated that special exams for those that didn't appear online should even be considered after the preparatory course.


The notification directed schools to conduct classes on two Saturdays monthly to hide the syllabi.


As far because the school calendar goes, the top date for tutorial session 2021 for pre-primary level (Nursery and Kindergarten) is going to be November 30 while for Classes 1-12 the session will endways December 22, the notification said.


According to the notification, the top date for half-yearly exams is July 30. The summer break is going to be from August 2-6 while selection tests for personal students of class X are going to be conducted between the last week of September and therefore the first week of October. The last date for submission of exam forms for Classes X and XII candidates are going to be December 10.


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