JK News Today
Srinagar, April 6:
The J&K government has decided to change the calendar for examination session of primary to higher secondary classes from November to March and also reduce holidays in The Education department decided to go ahead with the change in the calendar after holding hectic deliberations on the issue.
The issue was also discussed with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti who is learnt to have agreed on it.
The new academic session of colleges outside state begins from July and students from J&K who aspire to pursue professional courses outside the state have to wait till July despite appearing in their class 10 or 12 exams in November, a senior officer said. The shifting of exam session to March can help curb the “menace of private coaching in lower classes,”