Srinagar, July 13: In an official announcement, the Higher Education Department of Jammu and Kashmir has declared the commencement of summer vacation for all government degree colleges in the Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu division, starting from July 15.
According to a report from news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Alok Kumar, the Principal Secretary of the Higher Education Department, stated, "During the period from 15-07-2023 to 24-07-2023, all government degree colleges in the Kashmir Division and Winter Zone of Jammu Division will observe summer vacation."
How to Make the Most of Your Summer Break
Make the most of your summer break by balancing relaxation and hard work. Set aside dedicated study hours each day to revise important subjects and stay ahead academically.
Engage in productive activities that nurture your personal growth and skills. Explore online courses, workshops, or summer programs that align with your interests and career aspirations.
Embrace outdoor activities to refresh your mind and body. Take up a sport, go for hikes, or simply enjoy nature's beauty. Physical exercise not only keeps you fit but also enhances your focus and productivity.
Cultivate a reading habit by diving into books that inspire and broaden your knowledge. Select genres that pique your curiosity or explore literature related to your academic field.
Utilize this time to improve your organizational skills and develop effective study techniques. Create a study schedule, set realistic goals, and practice self-discipline to make the most of your study sessions.
Connect with peers who share similar academic interests. Collaborate on group projects, discuss ideas, and engage in healthy academic debates. This interaction can enhance your learning experience and foster new friendships.
Explore creative pursuits like painting, writing, or playing a musical instrument. These activities provide a channel for self-expression and can also serve as a stress-reliever.
Consider volunteering for community service initiatives or internships related to your field of study. These experiences not only contribute to your personal growth but also help build a well-rounded resume.
Allocate time for self-reflection and goal-setting. Assess your academic progress, identify areas of improvement, and set targets for the upcoming academic year.
Lastly, remember to take breaks and relax. Engage in activities that bring you joy and help you recharge. Quality downtime is essential to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
By combining hard work and enjoyable activities, you can make your summer days productive, rewarding, and memorable.