Frequently Asked Question

From the Academic year 2021-2022

All Educational Institutions providing Education from pre-primary to Class XII, except a) Government and provincialized Schools/colleges b) Educational Institutions setup for the benefit of Minority c) Stand alone Pre-primary school, provided it is not tagged or linked with any other educational institutions.

Yes. Either they have to obtain Exemption Certificate or to apply for fee fixation.

Fee means fee collected by an Educational Institution in a year, by whatever name.

Government of Assam has notified maximum fee structure for different category of Schools. The Educational Institutions which are charging fee, equal or less than the fee fixed by the Government can apply for exemption certificate for every academic year from the Fee Regulatory Committee, separately.

Yes, it should be known to each parent and Guardian

The Educational Institution has to apply through Website by two steps, In first step the Institution has to register their name with the fee Regulatory Committee and has to upload an affidavit in prescribed format After acceptance of the application the Committee will issue the Exemption Certificate online only for downloading of the same .

All the prescribed forms contained in the Rules and are available on the web Site of the Fee Regulatory Committee .

Yes , maximum for a period of three years at a time .

Yes . a) For Obtaining Exemption Certificate – Rs 1000/ b) For fixation of fee or fee structure -Rs 5000/ c) For revision Rs 10000/

Through Website of FRC in two Steps. In first step the Institution has to register their name with the Fee regulatory Committee and then the Institution have to fill up details on the online application and after downloading the system generated application form, the institution has to submit signed copy along with the required documents in the office of the Fee Regulatory Committee. Committee in turn after due enquiry issue an order specifying the fee structure of the institution.

The penal provisions are contained in the section 15 of the Assam Non-Government Educational Institutions ( Regulation of Fees ) Act 2018

Yes the Institutions can file a revision petition before the Fee Revision Committee under Section 13 of the Assam Non-Government Educational Institutions ( Regulation of Fees ) Act 2018

Yes. If the Fee regulatory Authority has a reason to believe that the Institution has charged fee in excess of the exemption limit .

Yes , if the school has collected more than the fee determined by the Fee Regulatory committee .

Details of the bank accounts are to be maintained in accordance to Rule 14 of "THE ASSAM NON-GOVERNMENT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (REGULATION OF FEES) RULES, 2020"

If the standard's fee is less than or equal to the Govt. prescribed Fee for the particular standard

If the Standard's fee is more than the Govt. prescribed Fee for the particular standard