CBSE directs schools to refrain from starting academic session before April 1

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education has warned the schools affiliated to the board to start the academic session before April 1, 2023. The decision has come when many schools started their new academic session in a hurry to complete the syllabus. timeline.
“It has been observed that some affiliated schools have started their academic session very early in the year. If the attempt to complete the course work in a short time frame poses a risk to the students, who may get overwhelmed and may struggle to keep up with. The pace of learning leads to anxiety and burnout,” reads an official notice from CBSE Secretary, Anurag Tripathi,

The Board has taken strong objection to the schools’ decision to start the academic session early as it leaves little or no time for extra-curricular activities like life skills, value education, health and physical education, work education and community service, which absolutely are similar. Important as academics.

The notice further reads, “The headmasters of schools and heads of institutions affiliated to the Board are advised to avoid starting the academic session before 1st April every year and strictly follow the academic session from 1st April to 31st March” “
download: CBSE notice to schools
It is to be noted that CBSE is currently conducting the Board Exams 2023 for Class 10 and 12. As per the schedule, the Class 10 board exams will end on March 21, 2023. Whereas, the class 12 board exams will continue till then. April 05, 2023.
Earlier this week, CBSE announced the implementation of the National Curriculum Framework for the Foundational Stage – 2022. platform for students in the age group of 3-8 years,” official CBSE notification.


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