Admissions

ADMISSION OF STUDENTS TO A SCHOOL, TRANSFER/
MIGRATION OF STUDENTS
6. Admission: General Conditions:
6.1 A student seeking admission to any class in a ‘School’ will be eligible for admission to that Class
only if he :
(i) has been studying in a School recognised by or affiliated to this Board or any other recognised
Board of Secondary Education in India;
(ii) has passed qualifying or equivalent qualifying examination making him eligible for admission
to that Class;
(iii) satisfies the requirements of age limits (minimum and maximum) as determined by the
State/U. T. Government and applicable to the place where the School is located;
(iv) produces:
(a) the School Leaving Certificate/Transfer Certificate signed by the Head of the Institution
last attended and countersigned, if required as provided elsewhere, in these Byelaws;
(b) document(s) in support of his having passed the qualifying or equivalent qualifying
examination; and
*(c) Date of Birth Certificate issued by the Registrar of Birth and Deaths, where-ever existing,
as proof of date of birth.
Explanation:
(a) A person who has been studying in an institution, which is not recognised by this Board
or by any other recognised Board of Secondary Education or by the State/
U.T. Government of the concerned place, shall not be admitted to any class of a “School”
on the basis of Certificate(s) of such unrecognised institution attended by him earlier.
(b) ‘Qualifying Examination’ for the purposes of this Byelaws 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.
6.2 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 Principal of the School
to which admission is being sought will submit to the Board full details of the case and relevant
documents with his own remarks/recommendations. The eligibility certificate will be issued by the
Board only after the Board is satisfied that the course of study undergone and examination passed
is equivalent to the corresponding class of this Board.
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* Rule added in the Examination Committee’s meeting held on 23.12.2004 and approved by the Governing Body
at its meeting held on 30.12.2004.
6.3 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.
6.4 No student shall be admitted or promoted to any subsequent higher class in any school unless he
has completed the regular course of study of the class to which he was admitted at the beginning of
the academic session and has passed the examination, at the end of the concerned academic
session, qualifying him for promotion to the next higher class.
*6.5 No student shall be admitted in Class IX and above in a school affiliated with the Board after 31st day
of 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 of August shall be routed through the Principal of the school specifying
the reasons which are unavoidable. The candidate shall complete the required percentage of
attendance (75%) for Class IX, X, XI & XII as per Examination ByeLaws of the Board to make him/
her eligible for the examinations. 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
such permission would not be required, provided the candidate applied for admission within a fortnight
of the declaration of the result.
7. Admission: Specific Requirements
7.1 Admissions upto Class VIII (i.e. Class VIII and below) shall be regulated by the rules, regulations,
orders of the State/U.T. Governments applicable to the place where the School is located.
7.2 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/U. T. in which such an institution is located.
**7.3 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:
(a) has completed a regular course of study for class IX, and
(b) has passed class IX examination from an institution affiliated to this Board.
(c) A student who has completed a regular course of study for Class IX and has passed Class IX
examination from an institution recognised by/affiliated to any recognised Board in India, other
than this Board, can be admitted to a school only on the transfer of the parent(s) or shifting of
their families from one place to another, after procuring from the students the mark sheet and
the Transfer Certificate duly countersigned by the Educational Authorities of the Board
concerned. In case of such admissions the schools would obtain post facto approval of the
Board within one month of admission of the student.
7.4 Admission to Class XI : – Admission to class XI in a school shall be open only to such a student
who has passed :
(a) Secondary School Examination (Class X examination) conducted by this Board; or
(b) an equivalent examination conducted by any other recognised Board of Secondary Education/
Indian University and recognised by this Board as equivalent to its secondary school
examination.
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* Rule added in the Examination Committee’s meeting held on 15.01.2001 and approved by the Governing Body
at its meeting held on 18.01.2001.
** Rule amended in the Examination Committee’s meeting held on 13.5.2004 and approved by the Governing Body
at its meeting held on 18.6.2004.
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*7.5 Admission to Class XII :-
(i) No admission shall be taken in Class XII directly. Provided further that admission to Class XII
in a school shall be open only to such a student who:
(a) has completed a regular course of study for class XI; and
(b) has passed Class XI examination from a school affiliated to this Board.
(ii) A student who has completed a regular course of study for Class XI and has passed Class XI
Examination from an institution recognised by / affiliated to any recognised Board in India,
other than this Board, can be admitted to a school only on the transfer of the parent(s) or
shifting of their families from one place to another, after procuring from the student the marksheet
and the Transfer Certificate duly countersigned by the Educational Authorities of the Board
concerned. In case of such admissions the schools would obtain post facto approval of the
Board within one month of the admission of the student.
7.6 Notwithstanding any thing contained in paras 1 to 5 of this Byelaws, the admission of students
passing qualifying examination from an examining body outside India shall be regulated according
to the provisions contained in byelaw 6.2 of this chapter; provided that the condition of completing
regular course of study for class IX and XI is satisfied in cases of admission to Class X and
Class XII respectively.
8. Admission Procedure
(i) Admission register in the form prescribed by the State Government concerned/Kendriya
Vidyalaya Sangathan/Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti as the case may be, shall be maintained
by the “School” where the name of every student joining “the School” shall be entered.
(ii) Successive numbers must be allotted to students on their admission and each student should
retain this number throughout the whole of his career in the school. A student returning to the
school after absence of any duration shall resume his original admission number.
(iii) If a student applying for admission to a school, has attended any other school, an authenticated
copy of the Transfer certificate in the format given in Annexure I, from his last school must be
produced before his name can be entered in the Admission Register.
(iv) In no case shall a student be admitted into a class higher than that for which he is entitled
according to the transfer certificate.
(v) A student shall not be allowed to migrate from one “School” to another during the session
after his name has been sent up for the examination of the Board. This condition may be
waived only in special circumstances by the Chairman.
(vi) A student leaving his school at the end of a session or who is permitted to leave his school
during the session shall on a payment of all dues, receive an authenticated copy of the Transfer
certificate up to date. A duplicate copy may be issued if the head of the institution is satisfied
that the original is lost but it shall always be so marked.
(vii) In case a student from an institution not affiliated to the Board seeks admission in a school
affiliated to the Board, such a student shall produce a transfer certificate duly countersigned
by an authority as indicated in the format given in Annexure-I.
(viii) If the statement made by the parent or guardian of a student or by the student himself/herself,
if he/she was major at the time of his/her admission to a school, is found to contain any wilful
misrepresentation of facts regarding the student’s career, the head of the institution may
punish him/her as per provision of the Education Act of the State/Union Territory or Kendriya
Vidyalaya Sangathan/Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti rules, as the case may be, respectively
and report the matter to the Board.
* Rule amended in the Examination committee’s meeting held on 13.5.2004 and approved by the Governing Body
at its meeting held on 18.6.2004.
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ADMISSION TO EXAMINATIONS
9. General
Notwithstanding anything contained in these Byelaws, no candidate who has been expelled or is
under the punishment of rustication or is debarred for appearing in or taking an examination for any
reason whatsoever, shall be admitted to any examination of the Board
All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate/Secondary School Examinations.
10. Academic Qualifications for Undertaking Examinations
10.1 A candidate for All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate Examination should have :
(a) passed the Secondary School Examination (Class X) of this Board or an equivalent examination
from any other recognised Board/University at least two years earlier than the year in which
he/she would take Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII) of the Board; and
(b) secured a grade higher than grade E in each of the subjects of Internal assessment at
Secondary School Examination (Class X) referred to at (a) above.
10.2 A candidate for All India/Delhi Secondary School Examination should have :
(a) passed the Middle School Examination (class VIII) of a Board or of an affiliated/recognised
school at least two years earlier than the year in which he would take Secondary
(Class X) examination;
(b) secured a grade higher than grade E In each of the subjects of internal assessment at the
examination referred to at (a) above; and
(c) passed the third language as per requirement laid down in the scheme of studies.
11. Regular Candidates
Definition
For the purposes of the Byelaws contained in this chapter and chapter 5 unless there is something
repugnant in the subject or context, a “Regular Candidate” means a student enrolled in a school,
who has prosecuted a regular course of study in a school and seeks admission as such to the All
India/Delhi Senior School Certificate/Secondary School Examination of the Board.
Explanation
A Candidate whose name is struck off the rolls of the School after submission of his name/application
for admission to the examination to the Board, shall cease to be a regular candidate and as such
wil not be eligible for admission to or appearing at the examination.
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12. Admission to Examinations: Regular Candidates
All India/Delhi Senior School Certificate Examination and Secondary School Examination will be
open to such regular candidates who have submitted his duly completed application for admission
to the concerning examination, and/or his name in the manner prescribed by the Board, along with
the prescribed fee (vide Annexure II), forwarded to the Controller of Examinations by the Head of
the Institution/School with the following duly certified by such head :
(i) that he possesses the academic qualifications laid down in byelaw 11 of these Byelaws;
(ii) that he has not passed equivalent or higher examination of any other Board or University;
(iii) that he is on the active rolls of the School;
(iv) that he has completed a “regular course of study”, as defined and detailed in byelaw 13 of
these Byelaws, in a school in the subjects in which he would appear in the examination;
(v) that he bears a good moral character and is of good conduct; and
(vi) that he satisfies all other provisions, applicable to him/her, of the Examination Byelaws and
any other provision made by the Board governing admission to the examination concerned, if
any.
*12.1 (i) It is mandatory upon a school affiliated to Board to follow the Examination Bye Laws of the
Board in toto.
(ii) No affiliated school shall endeavour to present the candidates who are not on its roll nor will it
present the candidates of its un-affiliated branch/schools to any of the Board’s examinations.
(iii) If the Board has reasons to believe that an affiliated school is not following the sub-section
1 and 2 of this section, the Board will resort to penalties as deemed fit.