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DSE on school academic calendar ‘09

Directorate of School Education has notified the School Academic Calendar 2009 for compliance by all registered schools, both government and Private.
A release issued by the director Nipusilie Angami notified re-opening of School after winter vacation should be between January 20 to February 6, 2009, mid terminal examination between May 26 to June 10, 2009, summer vacation – fifteen days within June and July 2009, final examination – November 18 to December 5 and winter vacation between December 18 to January 20/ February 6, 2010.
The release also said a common calendar is prescribed for a greater co-ordination between the State Council of Educational Research & Training, Kohima, the Nagaland Board of School Education and the Directorate of School Education and its sub-ordinate offices with their registered institutions.
Flexibility in re-opening of institutions and summer vacation is given for better administration by the institutions, which should not be misused.
Admissions to any registered (both Govt. & Private) must be completed before it re-opens. Full classes shall begin from the second day of the academic year.
The minimum number of working days must be strictly adhered to and the minimum number of working days for higher secondary, secondary and middle schools shall be 200 days with 20 contingency days.
The release also notified it as mandatory for all institutions (both Govt. & private) to observe National Holidays declared by the State government and that an institution can declare only two holidays for local festival in a year.
Results of the final examination must be declared before the school closes for winter vacation. All registered institutions of the Department of School Education shall submit their working calendar to the SCERT, Kohima, the NBSE, the Directorate of School Education, the concerned District Education Officers and the concerned Deputy Inspector of Schools on or before November 30.
District Education Officer and the Deputy Inspector of Schools are to see that all registered institutions under their respective jurisdictions follow the calendar. Timely reports must be submitted to ensure that the calendar is followed. Failure to follow the instructions shall lead to disciplinary action, the release said.

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