Madras High Court allowed Schools To Collect 85 Per Cent Fees In Six Installments

On Friday, The Madras High Court permitted private unaided schools in Tamil Nadu to collect 85 per cent of the annual fees for the year 2021-22 in six installments from students whose parents had not suffered loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic period.

However, As per a circular by the Commissioner of School Education for 2021- 2022; “Parents who have suffered loss of income during this period shall make an application to the school management, who shall consider their request and collect 75 per cent of the fees “

Apart from this, The judge “Justice D Krishnakumar “said ; if the students had already paid the first installment for this academic year, the balance shall be paid by way of installments and the last one shall be paid on or before February 1, 2022. If any parents/students seek further concession for payment of annual fees for 2021-22, apart from the above two categories on account of unemployment or close down of business due to lockdown, they shall make a representation to the school management, who shall consider such representation on a case-to-case basis, sympathetically.

Moreover, The fees was 75 per cent for the 2020-21 academic year. The judge said that if the students had already paid the first installment for this academic year, the balance shall be paid by way of installments and the last one shall be paid on or before February 1, 2022

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *