In the year of 2020, people have confronted with the pandemic caused by COVID-19 and the after effect of this virus a new normal society has been imbibed. Not only social distancing or wearing masks people have become accustomed with virtual culture through internet facilities. This study is going to discuss about the practicing virtual classes in govt. primary schools in West Bengal through the glance of New Education Policy (NEP 2020). The present central government has modified the primary education to preparatory stage of education with the structural and pedagogical changes through this NEP 2020. This study is going to gauge people’s dealings with virtual classes to fulfill the recommendations for primary education in NEP 2020. The data was collected through two self-made questionnaires from 30 stakeholders of primary schools as teachers and parents, who were chosen randomly from KVS and state govt. primary schools. The result was analyzed through SPSS which has shown that, recommendations of NEP 2020 and virtual classes are positive correlated. Suggestions to imbibe virtual classes to achieve the goals of shifting paradigm in primary education were taken from a focused group of expertise.
Keywords: New Education policy NEP-2020, Paradigm-Shift, Primary Education in India, Post Pandemic Era, Virtual Classes.
 Lecturer, Katwa Govt. PTTI., Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal
 Principal, DIET, Burdwan, West Bengal