Punjab Government School Re-Opening Schedule Alongwith Academic Time Table


Keeping in view the prevailing situation, following the school re-opening schedule along with the academic time table shall be observed in Schools in Punjab with effect from 15.09.2020 unless modified otherwise.

School  Reopening schedule

Grade-9 to Grade 12 15th September 2020
Grade 6 to Grade-8 23rd September. 2020
Grade 1to Grade-5 30th September 2020

Academic Activities/ Schedule

After re-opening, the Chief Executive Officers (DEAs} shall ensure the school’s opening and closing schedule along with the academic time table in Punjab w.e.f. the dates as mentioned above unless modified otherwise. All the SOPs already conveyed vide letter No. SO(A-1)1-31/2008 dated 13.08.2020 will be followed In letter and spirit. The following directions are needed to be kept In consideration while planning teaching-learning activities:

As academic session 2020-21 is reduced to almost half as compared to the normal academic calendar, accordingly, the whole syllabus is reduced by 40% to be covered in the formative and summative assessments during the session.

The Chief Executive Officers in consultation with District QAEDs, are required to devise a grade-specific customized framework of action in line with guidelines issued Inclusive of reduced syllabi for the current academic sessions.

All Public and Private Schools shall divide the students into two equal groups (class wise} I.e. Group-A & Group-B and concerned monitoring officers shall be updated accordingly about the said division of students.

The District Education Officer concerned will keep compiled data for inspection of monitoring committees (constituted earlier regarding COVID-19.

The first group/Group-A shall attend school on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday  as per the re-opening schedule given  above in a  week for

Academic activities and second group/Group-B shall attend school on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday in the same week and so on.

The time table below shall be observed for both groups with prescribed study hours during a day.

The Private Educational institutions may be given liberty to manage their own calendar by observing the SOPs in this regard under the close monitoring of the concerned Chief Executive Officer/DEA.

Time Table

Period Days Timings Shift

This is a tentative timetable and subject to change with evolving better situation in the country.




15th  September,

2020 to onward


Even days of (six days) a week

7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

(Without recess and Morning Assembly)




Odd days or (six days) a week

7:30 AM to 1:00 PM

(Without recess and Morning Assembly)



Note: It is clarified that time table ibid. will be observed accordingly for class 6 to 8 and 1 to 5 from 23rd September 2020 and 30th September 2020 respectively, unless modified under the directions of Government.

Each school will display outside:-

  • The school Gate:
  1. Date…………………..(today)
  2. Total number of enrolled students In
  3. Class …………………..
  4. Section…………………….
  5. A total number of classrooms.
  6. A total number of students present………
  • The classroom
  1. Date…………………..(today)
  2. Total number of students enrolled in
  3. Class
  4. Section
  5. A total number of students present…………

School Education Department Notification

School re-opening notificatoin


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