Sunday, May 10, 2009

School Education - Admission in Std XI in Schools in Tamil Nadu - Implementation of High Court directions - Orders - Issued.

ABSTRACT
School Education - Admission in Std XI in Schools in Tamil Nadu - Implementation of High Court directions - Orders - Issued.
School Education (V) Department

G.O. Ms. No. 126 Dated: 11.06.2007
Read:
1. From the High Court, Madras, Order dated 9.6.2007 in W.P.No.19834/2007.
2. From the Director of School Education, LetterNo.44136/W1(4)(2), dated 11.6.2007.
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ORDER:
In W.P. No. 19834/2007 filed by one Selvan A. Mohammed Wasif , the High Court, Madras has issued the following directions on 9-6-2007:-
(a) Admission of a student from class X to class XI within the same school should not be treated as a fresh admission but only as continuation of the original admission done in that school. So issuing transfer certificate to class X students within the same school and readmitting them to class XI is against the rules.
(b) All the students of the same school who have qualified in class X Board Examination should be offered admission in Class XI as far as possible subject to the availability of seats. The schools may consider students from other schools for admission after accommodating the students of their own school.
(c) No admission test should be conducted by schools for their own students. After admitting their own students if there are still vacancies, they may be filled either on the basis of the Class X Board Examinations or by conducting an admission test for the students who are from other schools.
(d) No school should prescribe any cut-off marks for admission to class XI or for allotment of subjects.

2. With a view to implement the directions of the High Court, Madras, the Government direct the Director of School Education / Director of Matriculation School, Chennai to communicate these orders forthwith to all the Higher Secondary Schools in Tamil Nadu for strict compliance.
3. The following procedure laid down by the High Court, Madras shall be followed regarding admission of students in Standard XI:-
The Director of School Education / Director of Matriculation Schools, Chennai is requested to instruct all the Higher Secondary Schools in Tamil Nadu to display the number of seats available in Class XI in each stream on the notice boards as well as on the websites, if any, of the respective schools. The admission procedure, including the list of all the candidates who have applied in the respective schools, the merit list, if any, the list of provisionally selected candidates and the criteria followed for admission shall also be displayed on the notice boards of the schools. The Director of School Education / Director of Matriculation Schools, Chennai is also requested to instruct all the Higher Secondary Schools in Tamil Nadu to communicate the above information to the parents of the students in Class X of their respective schools.
(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR)

M. KUTRALINGAM,
Secretary to Government.
To
The Director of School Education, Chennai-6
The Director of Matriculation Schools, Chennai-6

Copy to:
Senior P.A. to Minister (SE), Chennai-9
All sections in School Education Department

// forwarded by order //

Section Officer.