Waiving of Examination fees and centre fees for poor students appearing in HSLCand HSSLC examinations:
During the year 2016-17 the new Govt. decided in principle to exempt the fees payable to the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council for appearing in the Higher Secondary Examination and Board of Secondary Education Assam for appearing in the HSLC Examination/AHM Examination from the Government/ Provincialised/ Recognised Venture School/Colleges for the Students whose annual income of their parents taken together from all sources is below or Rs.1.00 Lakh only.
Govt. have decided to continue the scheme during Financial Year 2017-18 on an extended scale. In addition to the Examination fees, centre fees will also be waived for the poor students appearing in HSLC and HSSLC examinations provided that annual income of their parents taken together from all sources is below or Rs 1.00 Lakh.
For exempting the examination fees & center fees of the student the parents have to declare his income and the student will be eligible only if the income from all sources of the family is Rs 1.00 Lakh or below. In support of the claim, the parent has to furnish some supporting evidence. The concerned head of the institution after examining the claim will allow the fees exemption of the student.
A total 393688 nos of students are covered under scheme during 2016-17.