Bhubaneswar: Students of class IX and XI in Odisha on Monday attended physical classes after a break of over 10 months due to the COVID-19 situation.
The physical learning will continue till April 30. The duration of teaching for Class IX and XI will be from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM from Monday to Saturday. There will be no teaching on Sundays. Three periods will be taken up for Class IX and XI, daily. There will be no recess.
The sitting arrangements in classrooms have been made keeping the size of the room in view so as to ensure that required social distancing as per Covid-19 protocol is maintained.
For Class IX and XI, there will be one unit test in second week of March, 2021. The annual class examination will be conducted in the last week of April, 2021.
Earlier, physical learning for Class 10 and 12 students had resumed in schools of the state from January 8.