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Jammu and Kashmir: State government announces winter vacation for schools

The Winter Vacation For Students Up To Class 8 Would Be Observed From December 4, 2017, To March 3, 2018, According To An Order Issued By The Secretary To The Government For School Education Department.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Tahir Qureshi | Updated on: 17 Nov 2017, 07:35:29 PM

New Delhi:

Schools in Kashmir division and other areas falling under winter zone in the state of Jammu and Kashmir would be closed for three months on account of winter vacation the government announced on Friday.

The winter vacation for students up to class 8 would be observed from December 4, 2017, to March 3, 2018, according to an order issued by the Secretary to the Government for School Education Department.

The last working day for such classes shall be December 2, the order read.

The winter vacations for students of class 9 onwards would be observed from December 11, 2017, to February 24, 2018, the order said.

The last working day for these classes shall be December 9, it said.

However, the order said that the officials associated with conducting practical examinations, if any, shall avail winter vacation only after the conclusion of such examinations.

(With PTI inputs)

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First Published : 17 Nov 2017, 07:35:07 PM