Union Education Minister earlier today, announced the approval of the new academic calendar proposed by the UGC (University Grants Commission). He announced, the new Guidelines on Academic Calendar for the First Year of Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Students of the Universities for the Session 2020-21.
Per the Calendar:
👉🏼 Admission Process is to be completed before 31st October, 2020.
👉🏼 Beginning of classes of above students Fresh Batch (1st Year/Semester) from 1st November, 2020.
👉🏼 Preparation break before examination from 1st March, 2021 to 7th March, 2020.
👉🏼 Odd Semester Examinations to be conducted from 8th March, 2021 to 26th March, 2021.
👉🏼Semester break from 27th March, 2021 to 4th April, 2021.
👉🏼 Beginning of classes for Even Semesters from 5th April, 2021.
👉🏼 Preparation break for Even Semester Examinations begin from 1st August, 2021, to 8th August, 2021.
👉🏼 Semester Break from 22nd August, 2021 to 29th August, 2021.
Next session to begin from 30th August, 2021 onwards.
Taking it to twitter, Education Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, “To avoid financial hardship being faced by the parents due to lockdown and related factors, a full refund of fees will be made on account of all cancellation of admissions/ migration of students, up to 30.11.2020, for this very session as a special case.”