GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Human Resource Development
DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & LITERACY
UNSTABRED QUESTION NO. 370
Admission in Private School
ADMISSION IN PRIVATE SCHOOLS
370. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether there have been any complaints about discrimination against Indian students vis-a-vis admissions in private schools in Bangalore or an other city in the country; and
(b) the recourse available to students faced with such incidents of discrimination?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE
(SMT. D PURANDESWARI)
(a) & (b): No case of discrimination against Indian students for admission in private schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in Bangalore or any other city in the country has come to the notice of CBSE. Affiliation Bye-Laws of the CBSE provide that “admission in the schools affiliated to CBSE shall be made without any distinction of religion, race, caste, creed, place of birth or any of them”.
All the schools affiliated to CBSE are expected to follow the provisions of its Affiliation and Examination Bye-Laws. In the event of violation CBSE has the power to initiate action against schools which may lead to disaffiliation for affiliation depending on the gravity of violations.