GUWAHATI: Assam Education Minister Dr Ranoj Pegu announced that the summer vacation in the state's schools will start from June 25 to July 25.
Notably, due to the ongoing flood situation, the summer vacation has been preponed by a few days.
Pegu further stated that the summer vacation in the schools usually starts from July 1st week but they have decided to prepone this time as most of the schools remain closed in several districts due to flood.
The education minister further said that the ongoing examinations will end by June 25 after which the schools will remain closed for summer vacation.
The minister also urged the private educational institutions to follow the same order for the convenience of the students as well as for the teachers.
Earlier, the Gauhati University (GU) has decided to postpone the Post Graduate examination under Gauhati University and its affiliated colleges.
Notably, the GUIST examination and I.Com examination have also been postponed due to incessant rainfall in Assam triggering floods in several parts of the state.
The examinations that were scheduled to be held on June 21 and 22 now stand cancelled and the new dates will be announced soon by the university.