ALL india common Acedmic calender for 2020-21 year.The Common Academic Calendar has been announced by the Education Department. Calendar has been announced for the department except Medical and Pharmacy. Accordingly, Diwali vacation will be from November 6 to November 18. Thus will be a 13-day Diwali vacation. The new academic year will have to start by July 1, 2021.

Govt. Officer, All Subjects: - Matter of fixing "Diwali Vacation" in schools for the academic year 2020-21.  Reference: - Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board's letter no.  Diwali vacation is held as per the date indicated in the school activity calendar published by the Board of Secondary Education.  In the present circumstances, it is necessary for the vacation staff to clarify the duration of Diwali vacation.  Pursuant to this, as per the approval of the Government on the single file of Gujarat Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education regarding fixing of Diwali vacation time for vacational staff in schools like every year

Dates have been announced for completion of UG, PG, GTU and Professional courses. According to which the course has to be completed in phases from 1st December 2020 to 1st August. It is also suggested to take online 2offline classes if required and take exams in the same manner.

Experimental works can be started after October 15, but only 15 to 20 students can come. Internal assessment is compulsory for students but internal examination will not be required. In the structure of semester system, the ratio of internal and university examination marks is kept at 30:70. The university which has taken the internal examination will have to evaluate accordingly.7

Students and departments must adhere to the Covid-19 guideline. The COVID-19 guideline will also have to be complied with in respect of the subjects in which the rules of the Council Board are applicable.


Diwali vacation in schools in the academic year 2020-21 will be on.  A total of 21 days are fixed from 9/10/2050 to 16/11/2050.  In this regard, the District Education Officer and the District Primary Education Officer will be in coordination and will have to announce the vacation dates as suggested.  So that the vacation date of the children of both primary / secondary schools can remain the same, the District Education Officer will have to report this letter to the Government, Granted and Self Supporting Teaching Temples, Children Teaching Temples, Experimental Schools as well as all the schools under your jurisdiction.