The state governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are planning to start new academic year (2020-21) from August 3.
Normally, the new academic year commences in the first or second week of June every year.
But due to corona pandemic, schools, colleges and all other educational institutions remains closed since mid-March due to corona lockdown.
Both the governments are planning to cut syllabus by 30% to make up for the loss of working days of two months.
Officials are preparing academic calendar for 2020-21 which will begin from August 3, 2020 and ends in the second week of May 2021.
The number of working days will be 180. Dasara and Sankranthi vacation will be cut short to make up for the loss of working days in June and July.