Rules governing school fees in Gurgaon Faridabad and other Haryana schools

While there have been some rulings from state education department previously, the notifications during the pandemic period were  a game changer governing school fees in Gurgaon Faridabad and other Haryana schools. Below are the details of Rules governing school fees in Gurgaon Faridabad and other Haryana schools:

Amendments to Haryana Education Rules, 2003:

Annual Fee Structure

Clubbing of Annual Fees
  • Clubbing Prohibition: The amended rules stipulate that annual fees cannot be combined with any other fees, ensuring transparency and accountability in the fee structure.
  • Transparency and Accountability: This regulation aims to provide clarity to parents regarding the specific components of the fees they are being charged, preventing any ambiguity or confusion.
Timing of Annual Fee Charges
  • Specific Years for Annual Fee: According to the amended rules, schools are only permitted to charge annual fees in the 1st, 6th, 9th, and 11th years of a student’s schooling, aligning with the educational milestones of the students.
  • Financial Planning Consideration: This regulation aims to ease the financial burden on parents by spreading out the annual fee payments over specific years, allowing for better financial planning.
Salary Data and Fee Logic
  • Form 6th for Salary Data: Schools are required to use Form 6th for the submission of salary data, ensuring that the financial aspects of the school are managed transparently and efficiently.
  • Fee Logic Alignment: The use of Form 6th for fee logic ensures that the fee structure is aligned with the school’s financial operations, promoting fair and logical fee management.

Fee Hike and Other Regulations

Fee Hike Limitation
  • Maximum Fee Hike: The amended rules specify that the maximum fee hike a school can impose is 5% over the Consumer Price Index (CPI), safeguarding parents from exorbitant fee increases.
  • Parental Financial Security: This regulation aims to protect parents from sudden and unreasonable fee hikes, ensuring their financial security and stability.
Uniform Change and Stationery Purchase
  • Uniform Change Restriction: The amended rules dictate that no recognized school should change its uniform before 5 years of usage, providing stability and predictability for parents in terms of uniform expenses.
  • Freedom in Stationery Purchase: Schools are prohibited from compelling parents to purchase stationery from specific vendors, granting parents the freedom to choose affordable and convenient options for their children’s educational supplies.
Fees for New Students
  • Flexibility in Fee Structure: The amended rules allow schools to determine the fee structure for new students, providing flexibility to accommodate varying circumstances and ensuring that the educational institution can sustainably manage its operations.

Last Updated on March 2, 2024 by Go4Reviews

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4 thoughts on “Rules governing school fees in Gurgaon Faridabad and other Haryana schools

  • April 21, 2024 at 2:15 am

    Nice information go4reviews. this helps parents like me understand how schools make fool of us in name of this fees that fees. when none of the private employees are seeing hikes, they are hiking fees by 10%. i hope government brings some strict rules to check this and not just base it on cpi + some percent.

  • March 21, 2024 at 2:32 am

    No, they cant after the admission period is over/academic session has started.

  • March 3, 2024 at 7:19 pm

    Thanks for this information. Can the schools also hike fees in the middle of the year?

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