Parents Association demands enforcement of the Fees Act 2016

Parents Association demands enforcement of the Fees Act 2016

The Parents Association is agitated by the interim decision of Supreme Court as per which schools can take 100 percent tuition fees for academic session 2020-21.
Parents Association demands enforcement of the Fees Act 2016

-The financial condition of people has suffered during lockdown and even schools were closed for a long time.

-The online classes have not been of much help to the students, hence 100 percent fees to be charged by the schools is not acceptable.

The interim decision of Supreme Court regarding school fees to be charged for the academic session 2020-21 has aroused a lot of dissatisfaction among the parents. A meeting of Parents Association will be held today in Town Hall at 4 p.m.

The parents are agitated with the SC’s decision and said that the decision is not at all favourable as the financial conditions have suffered a lot during the lockdown period. A meeting will be held today in Town Hall. A memo by Rashtriya Sanatan Ekta Manch was served to Udaipur District Collector addressing The Chief Minister as per which it has been demanded that a law must be made regarding waiver of fees. The financial condition of parents is bad enough and the decision of 100 percent tuition fees is not in the favour of parents.

Earlier High Court had directed that 70 percent of tuition fees can be taken by schools. The Parents Association is demanding that Fees Act 2016 must be enforced so that neither the schools nor the parents suffer any financial crisis. It was also stated that online classes have not been of help and were barely a make-shift arrangement. The decision of SC has been termed as one-sided and unjust.

Supreme Court on 8th Feb allowed private unaided schools to collect 100 percent tuition fee beginning 5th March 2021 in 6 monthly instalments. However no school can debar any student from attending examinations or be expelled from school over non-payment of fees.  


Rajasthan Schools (Regulation  of Fee) Act 2016 , an Act to provide for the regulation of collection of fee by schools in the State of Rajasthan and matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

Under Chapter 2 of the Act -Prohibition of Collection of Excess Fee and Determination of Fee...

 Part 8- Factors for determination of Fee states:

The following factors shall be considered while deciding the fee leviable by a school:

  • Location of the school
  • Infrastructure made available to the students for qualitative education, facilities provided by the school as mentioned in the school’s prospectus
  • The standard of education as prescribed by the State Government
  • The expenditure on maintenance and administration
  • Qualified teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Reasonable amount for yearly salary increments
  • Expenditure incurred on the students over school’s total income
  • Reasonable revenue surplus for the purpose of development of education and expansion of the school
  • Any other factors as may be prescribed

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