Admission of children in elementary classes including Pre-Primary Class in all Government schools including Model schools for the academic session-2015.
Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education
Right to Education Act (RTE), describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article 21a of the Indian Constitution.
Admission of children in elementary classes including Pre-Primary Class in all Government Sponsored/aided Primary/Upper Primary/High/Higher Secondary schools including Model school for the academic session 2014.
A process of assessment would be taken up between the period of 9th to 21st December 2013 where a stipulated number of students, randomly selected would be taken up. Not less than 20% of all the primary schools of a district are to be covered. This assessment process is the “UTKARSHA ABHIJAN – 2013”.
Heads of the Secondary Institutions recognized by the Board in West Bengal are informed that the Circular issued by WBBSE vide memo No. N/S/192 dated 01.02.2013 is hereby withdrawn.
Collection of fees in addition to Rs. 240/- per annum is punishable under RTE Act. Further, taking loan from guardian or any other authority to run the educational institution is not permissible. Head of the institution shall be personally responsible for the same and disciplinary action against Headmaster/ Headmistress will be taken it they are found to be charging any amount beyond Rs. 240/-.
District Inspectors of Schools (Primary Education) and (Secondary Education) are appointed as grievance redressal authority to dispose of the complaints on violations of various provisions of RTE Act in respect of Primary Education (i.e. from class – I to class – IV) and Upper Primary Level of education (class – V to class – VIII) respectively.