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Code of conduct

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ADMISSION CODE

1. Fresh Admission may be made through out the session.

2. Admission  to the children of Foreign Nationals/NIRS in Air Force Schools is at the discretion of SMC.

3. No admission test is administered for admission upto class VII.

4. Admission Test: The Principal is to arrange for admission tests in the subjects as specified and decide whether the student can be admitted and if so, to which class. The decision of the Principal is final. The standard of the admission test is to be of the same level of the annual examination of the class preceding that to which admission is sought. However, children of a serving AF personnel, war widows or any ex-serviceman is not to be denied admission. The child is to be accepted in a suitable class at the discretion of the Principal.
4. Lateral Admissions: Admission without undergoing a test, from one Air Force School to another on transfer certificate duly countersigned by S Edn O/OIC School may be permitted.

5. Subjects for Admission Test: The admission test to various classes may be conducted depending upon the number of candidates and vacancies available. The test is to be designed in such a way that it covers the syllabus of one class below the class in which the student is seeking admission. The list of suggested subjects in which the admission test may be conducted is given below.
a) English
b) Mathematics
c) Hindi/General Knowledge

6. Admission to Class I is not to be based on any test requiring prior academic attainment of the student in order to ensure that such students as have not had any preprimary education are not put to disadvantage in comparison with those who have had such education.

7. Some concession may be given in admission tests for deficiency in languages (English, Hindi and Sanskrit). This is not be so liberal that the deficiency may not be made good by combined efforts of the school and parents in one session.
Note: The assurance of removing language deficiency within a year is to be given in writing by the parents or guardians of the pupils, if admitted.

8. Admission without Transfer Certificate: Direct admission i.e., admission without a transfer certificate may be made only up to Class VI. If a pupil who has not previously attended any recognized school, applies for admission to any one of the Classes II to VI. His parent or guardian may be required to give full history of his previous education and submit an affidavit to the effect that his ward has not attended any recognized school till then. He may also be required to submit an affidavit regarding the exact date of birth of his ward. If a seat is available in the class to which admission is sought, the head of the school may arrange a special test to determine the suitability of the pupil passes in the special test. If the parent or guardian’s statement under this clause is found to contain any willful misrepresentation of date of birth or other facts regarding the pupil’s education career, the head of the school cancels the admission and report the matter to the School Management Committee.

9. Proof of Age:
(a) Birth certificate issued by Military/Civil Hospitals as well as by Municipalities/Village Panchayats are to be accepted as proof of age.
(b) In case of Defence Personnel, POR extract duly signed by unit Adjutant, is also to be accepted as a proof of age.

10. Change in date of Birth:
Once recorded in the school register, change in the date of birth is not be accepted, except under exceptional circumstances after notifying the change in one newspaper and submitting the newspaper cutting in original with an affidavit and/or certificate issued by Registrar/Assistant Registrar Births/Death.

11. Examinations
In each academic year, the school may hold the following tests carrying weightage as under:-
(a) Periodical/Unit Tests.
Periodical / Unit tests are to be conducted in each subject as many times as necessary, there being a minimum of six such tests of pupil’s progress spread uniformly throughout the year (weightage-20%)
(b) Half Yearly Test.
This is like the test at (a) above with the difference that the subjects comprise the entire syllabus covered up to that period. The test is to be held the end of the second term which ends in December (weightage-20%)
(c) Internal Assessment comprising of class work, home work, Projects (weightage-20%)
(d) Final Examination.
This is the only formal examination which is to be held during the month of March as per calendar issued every year. The entire course prescribed for the year is to be tested in the examination (weightage-40%)
(e) No quarterly, hal

f yearly for final exams are to be conducted in LKG to Class III. Comprehensive and continuous evaluation is to be done throughout.
12. The objective of the test and the examination is not merely to record the pupil’s achievements but also to assess and identify their needs and areas of weakness and strengths. The result of these tests, are to be used by the teacher as a guideline to impart instructions. More attention is to be paid to the individual needs and capabilities of the students. Where ever necessary special classes are to be organized in weak areas for the students.

13. Tutorial classes after School hours or during vacations are to be organized by the School. Suitable honorarium as determined by the School Management Committee is to be paid to the personnel/teachers conducting these classes. However, for the tutorial classes which would fall under the category of remedial teaching, no honorarium is payable. Special attention is to be paid to the weak areas of the students.

14. Minimum Attendance necessary for Annual Examination. A pupil may not be allowed to sit in the annual examination if he has not put in a minimum of 75% of the total attendance of the academic session, including attendance in previous School if the student has been admitted on transfer. The Principal is authorized to condone shortage in attendance upto 15% in special circumstances meriting this concession e.g. serious self illness etc. i.e. permit a student with 60% attendance to take the annual examination. In normal circumstances a student having less than 60% attendance is not to be allowed to appear in examinations. Only in extraordinary circumstances (in case of a meritorious student only), where a student has attendance between 50%-60%, the case may be considered by a Board of Studies (BOS). The Board of Studies consisting of Executive Director, Principal/Head of the institution and the concerned class teacher of the student will consider the merit of the case for waiver of attendance percentage to appear in the session ending exams.
The above concessions is admissible only in the bonafide cases.
(a) Cases of illness supported by medical certificate from a Government Municipal Hospital.
(b) Cases of transfer of parents during the period of examination.
(c) Where a student could not take the test or examination for reasons beyond his control.

15. A pupil who fails to appear in the annual examination even though he had secured sufficient marks in periodical tests and half-yearly examination, is deemed to have failed in the annual examination and is not to be promoted to the next higher class. Where, however, the absence from the annual examination is due to reasons beyond the control of the pupil, he may be given a supplementary examination on order of the Principal. The Principal is to refer such cases to the Chairman through S Edn O, whose decision is final.

16. Working Hours:
The total number of working days during the academic year. i.e., from 01 Apr of a year to the 31 Mar of the next year are not to be less than 220 days comprising a minimum of 1199 (5 hrs 27 mints/day X 220 days) instructional hours. It excludes activities such as examinations, co-curricular activities, sports and games etc., School is to observe six days a week except that of second Saturdays. Nursery/KG Wing of the School is to function 4 hrs a day for 5 days only. Activities on Wednesdays or Saturdays may include co-curricular activities, sport/games, special projects etc. Special classes for weak students may be decided by Principal/H.M. Working days and holidays etc are as given below.

(a) No of working days (excluding Second Saturdays and Sundays)         220 days
(b) No of Exam days                                                                                                          14 days
(c) Summer vacation                                                                                                        50 days
(d) Autumn Break (Dussehra Holidays and associated GOI holidays)        10 days
(e) Winter Break ending on 1st of Jan                                                                       10 days
(f) Special Holidays at the discretion of the Chariman SMC                            07 days
(g) Second Saturdays, Sundays and GOI holidays not accounted in (c), (d)
(e) & (f) above.                                                                                                                    54 days

Total no of days                                                                                                                365 days

17. Punctuality
All employees are to be punctual in attending to their work as per the timings decided by the SMC/Higher authorities. Casualness and non punctually may be viewed seriously.
18. House Formation
Depending upon strength of the students the school be divided into various houses which may be named appropriately. The house strength may be kept not exceeding 350 students in each house. This is to be done in order to promote spirit of competitiveness and healthy sportsmanship. Formation of houses also students to learn organizing capabilities…..