Published On : Tue, Nov 11th, 2014

Are Schools charging 10th examination fees in arbitrary manner?

Nagpur: Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has introduced online application for SSC summer 2015 examination. It may be noted that board has also fixed the examination fees for the same. However, many students are complaning that schools are charging more examination fees than the fixed fees.

The process for online application has begun from Monday, November 10 till November 20. The schools have to fill in the Bank chalaan of students by November 21 to 26,2014. It is coming to the notice that schools are misusing this facility and charging fees more than they should be.

This thing came to light through students,who while discussing the examination fees observed that there are differences of fees being charged in thier respective schools. Various schools were charging different examination fees.

The Fees fixed by the board

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education has fixed examination fees Rs. 350. i.e examination fees 100, marksheet 10rs, certificate 10, practical examination fees 10rs all together Rs 350. And acording to information from students some schools are charging the exact 350 rs and some are charging 400 to 500. This arbitrary charges by some schools is giving a setback to transparency which was expected from the online process.

The process for online application has begun from Monday, November 10 till November 20. Last date for online submission with late fee is from November 21 to November 28. While filling of Bank chalaan by November 21 to 26. However some of the schools have started collecting the fees from past 1 month.