Vikash Sharma

Bhubaneswar: A day after announcing dates for reopening schools for Class 10 and 12 students, Odisha government will soon come up with a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for reopening of hostels.

School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash on Sunday said the schools which have hostels facilities for students will reopen in the State.

Not only the schools falling under the School and Mass Education, but the hostels of TRW schools will also reopen in the State, said Dash.

"The hostel facilities in the schools for Class 10 and 12 students will reopen in the State. The State government has already taken a decision and soon a detailed SOP will be issued," Dash added.

On Saturday, the State government announced the reopening of schools for Class 10 and 12 students from January 8.

In its circular, the State government stated that the courses of the class 10 students will be completed by April 26 while for Plus II syllabus will be covered by April 28.

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As per the above schedule, 100 days classroom teaching will be held for class 10 and 12 students which means they will also have to attend classes every Saturday and Sunday.

The board examinations for Class 10 will begin on May 3 and conclude on May 15 while Plus II students will appear for the annual exams between May 15 and June 11.