CBSE Class X Exam 2015 Admission Conditions and Rules
Admission of students to a School, Transfer/Migration of Students.
1.1 (a) A student seeking admission to any class in a ‘School’ will be eligible for admission to that class only if she:
- has been studying in a school recognised by or affiliated to this Board or any other recognised Board of Secondary Education in India;
- has passed qualifying or equivalent qualifying examination making her eligible for admission to that class;
- satisfies the requirements of age limits (minimum and maximum) as determined by the State/ Union Territory Government and applicable to the place where the School is located;
- produces :-
- the School Leaving Certificate/Transfer Certificate signed by the Head of the School last attended and countersigned ;
- document(s) in support of her having passed the qualifying or equivalent qualifying examination, and
- For the purposes of admission to elementary education, the age of a child shall be determined on the basis of the birth certificate issued in accordance with the provisions of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration. Act, 1886 or on the basis of such other document, as may be prescribed, as stipulated in section 14(1) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
- No child shall be denied admission in a school for lack of age proof, as stipulated in section 14(2) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
- A person who has been studying in a school, which is not recognised by this Board of Secondary Education or by the State/Union Territory Governments of the concerned place, shall not be admitted to any class of a ‘school’ on the basis of certificate(s) of such unrecognised institution(s) attended by her earlier.
- ‘Qualifying Examination’ means an examination -the passing of which makes a student eligible for admission to a particular class and ‘equivalent examination’ means-an examination conducted by any recognised Board of Secondary Education/Indian University or an institution recognised by or affiliated to such Board/University and is recognised by this Board equivalent to the corresponding examination conducted by this Board or conducted by a “School” affiliated to/recognised by this Board.
(b) A child suffering from disability, as defined in clause (i) of section 2 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection and Full Participation) Act, 1996, shall have the right to pursue free and compulsory elementary education in accordance with the provisions of chapter V of the said Act, as stipulated in Section 3(2) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
(c) Where a child above six years of age has not been admitted in any school or though admitted could not complete her elementary education, then, she shall be admitted in a class appropriate to her age.
Provided that where a child is directly admitted in a class appropriate to her age, then she shall, in order to be at par with others, have a right to receive special training in such manner, and within such time-limits, as may be prescribed.
Provided further that a child so admitted to elementary education shall be entitled to free education till completion of elementary education even after fourteen years, as stipulated in section 3(4) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
(i) For the purposes of this Act, a school specified in sub-clauses (iii) and (iv) of clause (n) of Section 2 shall admit in class I, to the extent of the strength specified in The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, of that class, children belonging to weaker section and disadvantaged group in the neighbourhood and provide free and compulsory elementary education till its completion.
Provided further that where a school specified in clause (n) of section 2 imparts pre-school education, the provisions of clause (c) shall apply for admission to such pre-school education, as stipulated in section 12(1) (c) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
(ii) The school specified in sub-clause (iv) of clause (n) of section 2 providing free and compulsory elementary education as specified in clause (c) of sub-section (1) shall be reimbursed expenditure so incurred by it to the extent of per child-expenditure incurred by the state, or the actual amount charged from the child, whichever is less, in such manner as may be prescribed.
Provided that such reimbursement shall not exceed per-child-expenditure incurred by a school specified in sub-clause (i) of clause (n) of section 2
Provided further that where such school is already under obligation to provide free education to a specified number of children on account of it having received any land, building, equipment or other facilities, either free of cost or at a concessional rate, such school shall not be entitled for reimbursement to the extent of such obligation as specified in section 12(2) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
(e) No school or person shall while admitting a child collect any capitation fee and subject the child to any screening procedure, as stipulated in section 13(1) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
Any school or person, if in contravention of the above provisions-
- Receives capitation fee, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to ten times the capitation fee charged.
- Subjects a child to screening procedure, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to twenty five thousand rupees for the first contravention and fifty thousand rupees for each subsequent contravention or as may be decided from time to time, as stipulated in section 13(2) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
1.2 No student migrating from a school in a foreign country other than the school affiliated to this Board shall be eligible for admission unless an eligibility certificate in respect of such a student has been obtained from this Board. For obtaining eligibility certificate from the Board, the Head of the School to which admission is being sought will submit to the Board full details of the case and relevant documents with her own remarks/ recommendations. The Board will issue the eligibility certificate only after it is satisfied that the course of study undergone and examination passed is equivalent to the corresponding class of this Board.
1.3 No person who is under the sentence of rustication or is expelled from any Board/University/ School or is debarred from appearing in the examination for whatever reason by any Board/ University shall be admitted to any class in a School affiliated to this Board.
1.4 No student shall be admitted or promoted to any subsequent higher class in any school unless she has completed the regular course of study of the class to which she was admitted at the beginning of the academic session and has passed the examination at the end of the concerned academic session qualifying her for promotion to the next higher class.
1.5 (i) For admissions upto class VIII a child shall be admitted in a school at the commencement of the academic year or within such extended period as may be prescribed by the school(s) concerned.
Provided that no child shall be denied admission if such admission is sought subsequent to the extended period.
Provided further that any child admitted after the extended period shall complete her studies in such manner as may be prescribed by the school concerned as stipulated in Section 15 of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
(ii) No student shall be admitted in class IX and above in a school affiliated with the Board after 31st August of the year except with prior permission of the Chairman, CBSE/Competent Authority as may have been defined in the State/Union Territory Education Acts. The application for permission to grant admission after 31st August shall be routed through the Head of the School specifying the reasons which are unavoidable. The candidate shall complete the required percentage of attendance (75%) for class IX and X as per Examination Byelaws of the Board to make her eligible for the examinations conducted by the Board/School. In such cases where the admission by the candidate could not be taken in a higher class by the stipulated date because of the late declaration of result by the Board in respect of the examinations conducted by the Board such permission would not be required, provided the candidate applied for admission within a fortnight of the declaration of the result.
1.6 No child shall be subjected to physical punishment or mental harassment. Whoever contravenes the provisions of sub section (1) shall be liable to disciplinary action under the service rules applicable to such person, as stipulated in sections 17(1) and (2) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
ADMISSION: SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
2.1 (i) Admissions upto class VIII (i.e., class VIII and below) shall be regulated by the rules, regulations, and orders of the State/Union Territory Governments applicable to the place where the school is located.
(ii) Every child completing her elementary education shall be awarded a certificate, in such form and in such manner, as may be prescribed by the respective school(s) as stipulated in Section 30(2) of The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
2.2 Admission to class IX in a school shall be open only to such a student who has passed class VIII examination from an institution affiliated to this Board or to any recognised Board or is recognised by the Education Department of the Government of the State/Union Territory in which such an institution is located.
2 . 3 ADMISSION TO CLASS X
As the syllabus prescribed at Secondary level is of two years integrated course, no admission shall be taken in class
X directly. Provided further that admission to class X in a school shall be open only to such a student who:
- has completed a regular course of study for class IX from an institution affiliated to this Board;
- has completed a regular course of study for class IX and has obtained minimum Grade D in the five subjects (excluding the 6th additional subject) under Scholastic Area A as well as grades in subjects under Scholastic Area B under the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation scheme in class IX examination conducted by an institution affiliated to this Board and migrating from/within one city/ State to another only on the transfer of the parent(s) or shifting of their families from one place to another, after procuring from the student the Report Book/Grade Sheet and the Transfer Certificate duly countersigned by the Board; and
- has completed a regular course of study for class IX and has passed class IX examination from an institution recognized by/affiliated to any recognized Board in India can be admitted to a school affiliated to this Board only on the transfer of the parent(s) or shifting of their families from one place to another, after procuring from the student the Grade Sheet and the Transfer Certificate duly countersigned by the Educational Authorities of the Board concerned.
Notwithstanding anything contained in the rules above, Chairman shall have the powers to allow change of school for better academic performance, medical reasons, etc., to avoid undue hardship to the candidate(s).
In case of all such admissions the schools would obtain post facto approval of the Board within one month of admission of the student.