The Department of Public Instruction has directed all private aided and unaided primary, secondary and high schools to begin its admission process from April 10.
Schools should collect only Rs. 5 for an application form and Rs. 20 for prospectus. Aided schools with classes between 1 and 5 have been barred from collecting tuition fee, development fee and the like. As special development fee, these schools could collect a maximum of Rs. 600.
The official has warned that stern legal action would be initiated against school authorities who collect more than the prescribed fee.
Schedule of the forthcoming academic year 2012-13:
April 10 – display along with details of the number of seats available in each class.
April 20 and 30 – distribution of forms
April 30 – last date of receipt of forms
May 3 – display merit list of students along with the list of rejected candidates
May 5 – last date for submission of complaints/objections
May 6 – Final list of selected candidates
May 15 – All selected candidates should take admissions
May 16- Second list of students for unfilled seats, if any
May 20 – All admissions must complete
Parents who are asked to pay more could register a complaint with the department or complaints could also be registered through toll-free number 1800-425-11015.
These are the local numbers P : 0831-2421950 F : 0831-2434658 [email protected]
The Karnataka government has fixed a 30 per cent profit margin for private schools.
Thanks to Prafull Joshi