The Jammu and Kashmir Government has announced winter vacations for all the schools in the union territory. The vacations have been announced for the school children until class 12 in the Kashmir valley and in the winter zone areas of Jammu division from Tuesday onwards.
According to an official spokesperson, the government has announced the winter vacation for all the government educational institutions and recognized private schools in the union territory. The vacations have been announced for up to the higher secondary level in the Kashmir division and in the winter zone areas of the Jammu division. The vacations will begin from December 10, 2019, to February 22, 2020.
The schools usually in Jammu and Kashmir close from December 15. In the order issued it has been stated that the schools will be closed for winter vacations early this year due to the foggy conditions and forecast of a further dip in the temperature along with rains and snowfall over the next week.
NEET 2020 applications for Kashmir students
The National Testing Agency has released a notification regarding the offline submission of NEET-UG 2020 application forms for the students from the Kashmir Valley. Students from Kashmir who wish to appear for the NEET 2020 examinations to be conducted on May 3, 2020, can download the NEET 2020 application forms from the official website and submit the same at the nodal centre given.
The last date to submit the NEET 2020 UG application forms is January 1, 2020. It has to be noted that the provision to submit the offline applications is applicable only for the students from Kashmir. Aspirants from the other parts of the country are to submit the NEET 2020 applications in the online mode only.
NEET 2020 will be conducted across the different examination centres on Mat 3, 2020. Students interested to appear for the examinations must visit the official website to check the guidelines and other instructions related to the examinations.