GUWAHATI: The Assam government has fixed maximum annual fees for the non-government educational institutions including private schools and colleges.
According to a notification issued by the commissioner and secretary to the secondary education department, the maximum fee per annum for pre-primary and class 1 to class 6 is Rs. 27,000. The maximum fee for 6 to 10 standards is Rs. 32,000. On the other hand, for the arts stream in classes 11 and 12, the maximum annual fee has been set at Rs. 32,000. The maximum annual fees for the science and commerce streams in classes 11 and 12 are Rs. 37,000 and 33,000 respectively.
The maximum annual fee for other streams from 11 to 12 is Rs. 35,000.
“The total fees means all types of fees, collected by whatever name like admission fees, tuition fee, building or infrastructure development fee, sports/ cultural fee etc. but excluding the transportation fees,” the official notification read.
“The Non-Government Educational Institutions, charging annual fee equal or below the above mentioned amount, have to apply for exemption certificate from the Fee Regulatory Committee and the Non-Government Educational Institutions, who intend to charge fee above than the fee prescribed by Government, have to apply for fee fixation before the Fee Regulation Committee with proper justification,” it added.
On the other hand, all the concerning educational institutions are requested to submit their applications online before January 15, 2021 for fixation of their fees for the academic year of 2021-22 on the website— www.feeregulatoryassam.com.
It may be noted that in pursuance of the Assam Non-Government Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fees) Act, 2018 and the Assam Non-government Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fees) Rules 2020, the Assam Government had constituted a Fee Regulatory Committee.
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