Education Code

REVISED EDITION of the HIMACHAL PRADESH SECONDARY EDUCATION CODE 2012

 

CHAPTER

SUBJECTS

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CHAPTER - 1

 

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1.1.1

Short Title and Commencement

1

1.35

Definitions and Classifications

1-2

CHAPTER - 2

INTERNAL ADMINISTRATION

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2.1

Duties of the Head of the Institution

3-4

2.1.1

Assignment

5

2.1.2

School Magazine

5-6

2.1.3

Celebration of National Days

6

2.2

Safety of Students

6-7

2.3

Expulsion, Rustication and Suspension of a Student

7

2.4

Class Promotion

8

2.5

Pecuniary Dealing with Students

8

2.6

Co-curricular Activities

8

2.7

Private Tuitions

8

2.8

Teaching Norms in School

8

2.8.1

School Timings

8-9

2.8.2

Minimum Teaching work load in School

9

2.8.3.1

Subject wise distribution of periods per week

9-10

2.8.3.2

Norms for starting of Streams / Subjects

10-11

2.8.4

Monthly Tests /Terminal /Annual Examination

12

2.8.4.1

Monthly Tests

12

2.8.4.2

Terminal  Examinations

12

2.8.4.3

Annual Examination

12

2.8.5

Students Number in Class

12

2.8.6

Attendance of Teachers

12

2.9

Time Table

13

2.1

Students Attendance/ Registration

13

2.11

Fine for Absence

13

2.12

Late Fee Fine

13

2.13

Leave and Attendance

13

2.14

Monitor

14

2.15

Payments of Dues

14

2.16

Age limit for Admission

14

2.17

First Admission

14

2.17.1

Eligibility Criteria

14

2.17.2

Admission Schedule

15

2.18

Transfer Certificate

15

2.19

Eligibility for Board/Final Examination

15

2.2

Board Examination and Evaluation Duties

16

2.20.1

Training of In- Service Teachers

16

2.20.2

Analysis of Examination Results

16

2.20.3

Penalties for Poor result

17

2.20.4

Maintenance of Result Record

17

2.20.5

Holding of Meeting with the Parents of Failed Students

17

2.21

Correct Age Entry

18

2.22

Correction /Change in Date of Birth

18-19

2.23

Final School Certificate

19

2.24

Holidays List

19

2.24.1

Vacation Schedule

19-20

2.25

Proper Management of Offices in Educational Institutions

20-21

2.26

Misbehaviour

21

2.27

Moral Instructions

21

2.28

Cleanliness and Personal Hygiene

21

2.29

Smoking and Intoxicants

21-22

2.3

Physical Education

22

2.30.1

Activities

22-23

2.30.2

Duties of PET/DPE Teachers

23

2.30.3

Responsibilities of PET/DPE

23-24

2.30.4

Responsibilities of Deputy Director of Higher Education

24

2.31

Curriculum and Prescribed Text Books

24

2.32(a)

Conduct Register

24

2.32(b)

Use of Mobile Phones

24

2.33

School Management Committee

24-26

2.34

Record Keeping (Cash, Establishment registers)

26-27

2.35

Half Yearly Review Meeting for the Head of the Institutions

27-29

CHAPTER - 3

INSPECTION OF SCHOOLS

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3.1

Inspection of School

30

3.2

Advance notice of inspection to be given to school

31

3.3

Guidelines for Inspecting Officers

31-32

3.4

Preparation for Regular Inspection/ Surprise Visit

32

CHAPTER - 4

FEES AND FUNDS

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4.1

Students Fees

33

4.2

Admission Fees

33

4.3

Chart showing the detail of School Fees

33

4.4

Credit of Fees

33-34

4.5

Students Funds

34-35

4.6

Utilisation of Funds

35

4.6.1

Sports Fund

35-36

4.6.2

Sports Equipment Fund

36

4.6.3

Amalgamated Fund

36-39

4.6.4

Science Fund

39

4.6.5

Fine Fund

39-40

4.6.6

Building Fund

40

4.6.6.1

Constitution of the Fund

40

4.6.6.2

Common Pool Building Fund

40

4.6.6.3

Custody of the Fund

40

4.6.6.4

Utilization of Funds

40-41

4.6.6.5

Building Fund Committee

41

4.6.6.6

Common Pool Fund Committee

41-43

4.6.7

Magazine Fund

43-44

4.6.8

Cultural Fund

44

4.6.9

NCC Fund

44

4.6.10

Examination Fund

44

4.6.11

Identity Card

45

4.6.12

Scout and Guide Fund

45

4.6.13

Furniture Repair Fund

45

4.6.14

Library Security (Refundable) Fund

46

4.7

Custody of the Fund

46

4.8

Power of Sanction

46

4.9

Maintenance of Cash Book/Accounts of Funds

47

CHAPTER - 5

SCHOLARSHIP

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5.1

Scholarship from Public funds

48

5.2

Award of Scholarship

48

5.3

Alteration in Scholarship

48

5.4

Close Scholarship

48

5.5

Two or more Scholarships held together

48

5.6

Period for which the Scholarship may be drawn

49

5.7

Lapse of Scholarship

49

5.8

Forfeiture of Scholarship

49

5.9

Certificates to accompany Bills for Scholarship

49-50

5.1

Transfer of Scholarship

50

5.11

Scholarship not Ordinarily Re-awarded

50

5.12

Preferential claims to admission

50

5.13

Scholarship paid from Public Funds where tenable

50

5.14

Scholarship Holder not Eligible for Concession

50

5.15

Detailed Instructions and Guidelines relating to Scholarships

50-52

5.16

State Sponsored Scholarship Schemes

52-54

5.17

Central Sponsored Scholarship Schemes

55-64

CHAPTER - 6

PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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6.1

General

65

6.2

Duties of the Head of Institution regarding Maintenance of Institution

65-66

6.3

Steps to be taken for the Preparation of Drawings/Estimate

66

6.4

Size and Construction

66-70

6.5

Norms for Dismantling of old and Unsafe Govt. Buildings

70

6.6

Monitoring of Construction of Building / Additional accommodation

70-71

6.7

School Library

71

6.7.1

Library Assistant/ Assistant Librarian (Duties)

72

6.8

Repairs

72

6.9

Hostel

72

6.9.1

Dormitories

72

6.9.2

Hostel Warden

72-73

6.9.3

Duties of Hostel Warden

73

6.9.4

Accommodation to Hostel Warden

73

6.9.5

Hostel Fee

73

6.9.6

Hostel Security(Refundable)

73-74

6.9.7

Hostel Admission Norms

74-75

6.9.8

Medical Attendance

75

6.9.9

Utilisation of Interest on Security

75

6.9.10

Hostel Committee

75

6.9.11

Norms for providing Articles/Equipments

76

6.1

Play Grounds

77

6.11

School Disaster Management Plan

77

CHAPTER - 7

CODE OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS

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7

Introduction and Preamble

78

7.1

Obligations towards Students

78-79

7.2

Obligations towards Parents, Community And Society

79

7.3

Obligations towards the Profession and Colleagues

79

7.4

Observance of  the Code

79-80

7.5

Ban on Knitting/ Tailoring/ Embroidery/ Use of Help Books and Ringing of Cell Phones

80

CHAPTER - 8

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING

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8.1

Carrier Guidance and Counselling

81

8.1.1

Introduction

81

8.1.2

Constitution

81

8.1.3

Duties and Responsibilities of Career Guidance and Counselling Cell

81-82

8.2

Vocational Guidance and Counselling

82-83

8.3

Counselling Cell for Adolescent

83

8.3.1

Constitution         

83

8.3.2

Duties and Responsibilities of the Cell

83

CHAPTER - 9

VALUE EDUCATION

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9.1

Introduction

84

9.2

Moral Values

84-85

9.3

Role of Teacher

85

9.4

Duties and Responsibilities of the Head of the Institution

85-86

 

Appendix of Values

87-88

CHAPTER - 10

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

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10

Introduction

89

10.1

National Service Scheme

89-94

10.2

National Cadet Corps. (NCC)

94-95

10.3

Bharat Scouts and Guides

95-105

10.4

House Formation

105

10.4.1

Activities can be Undertaken by each House

105

10.4.2

Co-curricular Activities

105-106

10.4.3

Formation of Various Clubs

106

10.4.3.1

Eco Club

106-107

10.4.4

Cultural Club

107-108

10.5

Youth Parliament

108-110

10.6

Total Sanitation in Schools

110

CHAPTER - 11

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

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Scheme of Vocational Education

111-116

CHAPTER - 12

OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES

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12.1

Permission for acquiring Higher Education

117-118

12.2

Annual Day/Prize Distribution Function

118-119

12.3

Students Participation for Receptions

119

12.4

Participation of Students in Celebration of Days and Events of the State and National Importance

119

12.5

Direct Correspondence

119-120

12.6

Audio Visual Aids

120

12.7

ICT@ School Project

120-121

12.8

e- Governance

121

12.9

Teacher’s Diary

121

12.1

Settlement of Audit Paras

122

12.11

Powers and Procedure for Declaring Articles of Store and Stock Unserviceable and their Disposal by Sale/ Auction/ Written off.

122-124

 

Annexure-I

125

 

Annexure-II

126

 

Annexure-III

127

 

Annexure-IV

128-132

 

Annexure-V

133