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General Information KG Admissions Admission : 1 to 9 Admission : XI

St. Columba’s School, New Delhi, is a Private, Minority (Christian - Catholic), Non-Aided Educational Institution run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers in India.

The school is a KG to Class 12 Educational Institution. The school is affiliated to the CBSE Examination Board.

Admissions are made to following classes during the academic year:-

  • KG FOR 2017 (ONLY THOSE BORN BETWEEN 1/4/2012 TO 31/3/2013)
  • Classes 1 to 9 [ADMISSION DEPENDS ON VACANCIES]
  • Class XI [ADMISSION DEPENDS ON VACANCIES]

Application Forms

All application forms are to be filled and submitted online. A hard copy of the on-line application form is to be submitted to the school, with relevant documents as per the schedule given. Late submission of application forms will not be entertained. Original documents must be shown at the time of verification or the forms will not be accepted.

Admission Forms

Admission forms will be submitted by candidates selected for admission, with the required receipt of fees paid and all necessary documents by the date and time specified. Admission forms submitted thereafter for whatever reason shall not be entertained.

The selection for admission of students will be cancelled if:-

  • Admission forms are submitted with incomplete information and documents and non-payment of fees.
  • Complete Admission forms with process is not completed by the date and time specified.

Selection List / Waiting List

There shall be a Selection List and a Waiting list of candidates selected for KG admission.

The Department of Education, Government of Delhi, does generally not allow admissions to any class beyond the 31st July of the year.

General

The Principal’s decision in matters of admission is final. No person is authorised to seek admission on behalf of a child of whom he / she is not the legal guardian. Parents and Guardians are not to trust or believe in any person from the school or outside who claims to have influence on the selection of students for admission.

Please refer to the respective sections on the website for further information.

  • KG Class
    • SUMMER
      White short pants and school belt, light green checked bush-shirt (sample available for viewing from the school), white socks, black shoes with Velcro, patka for Sikh boys : white
    • PT Days (Summer)
      T-shirt as per class colour (parents will be informed of the same at the beginning of the year), white short pants and school belt, white shoes with Velcro.
    • WINTER
      Worsted grey trousers, lemon polo neck shirt, dark grey socks, black shoes with Velcro, bottle green pullover with v-neck, bottle green patka for Sikh boys.
    • PT Days (Winter)
      Grey track suit (sample available at school), white shoes with Velcro, bottle green pullover with v-neck, bottle green patka for Sikh boys.
    (for 2017, students of classes 1 to 4 may wear the previous year sports uniform instead of the designated track suit).
  • Junior School
    • SUMMER (March to October)
      Short-sleeved white shirt (with school name engraved), white long trousers with the school belt, white socks, black shoes, white patka for Sikh boys.
    • WINTER (November to February)
      Worsted grey long trousers, Classes 1 & 2 : lemon coloured long sleeved polo necked shirts; Class 3 : white long-sleeved shirtshirts with collars wide enough to be comfortably buttoned and school tie, school belt, school pullover / school blazer, school sweatshirt (official only), grey socks, black shoes, bottle green patka for Sikh boys.
    • PT Days
      On PT days the students are to wear the school track suit with white keds (keds of other colours are not permitted).
      If students are required to tog out, students must wear black shorts and white T-shirt (with no writing or design) or the school coloured T-shirt.
  • Middle & Senior School
    • SUMMER (March to October)
      Short-sleeved white shirt (with school name engraved), white long trousers, school belt, white socks, black shoes. White patka for Sikh boys.
    • WINTER (November to February)
      Worsted grey long trousers, white long-sleeved shirts with collars wide enough to be comfortably buttoned, school belt, school tie, school pullover / school blazer, school sweatshirt (official only), grey socks, black shoes, bottle green patka for Sikh boys.
    • PT Days
      On PT days the students are to wear the school track suit with white keds (keds of other colours are not permitted).
      If students are required to tog out, students must wear black shorts and white T-shirt (with no writing or design) or the school coloured T-shirt.

All students are to keep their hair well groomed. Parents are responsible that their children’s hair is cut and well cared for.

Earing, wrist bands, the wearing of jewellery (chains / earrings, etc.) is strictly forbidden.

Mobile phones are not allowed. The Administrator of the Senior School, in consultation with the Principal may formulate an alternative policy regarding mobile phones, if she / he considers the same necessary.

While parents may purchase the uniform from any dealer of their choice, the uniform must strictly adhere to the prescribed school uniform. It is the responsibility of parents to ensure that their children are well dressed before leaving home, They are to encourage their children to wear the school uniform with pride.

The school does not have any school owned buses / transport for conveyance of students. The school makes an agreement with the DTC for running buses exclusively to bring students and staff to and from school. This is a paid service for all students and staff. The payment for the service will depends primarily on the DTC administration which considers the length of the route of the service and makes charges to the school on that basis. The school also places security guards on each bus - the cost of which is also part of the transport fee. The fee charged to students may vary depending on the length of the route and the number of students / staff using the service. Transport fees are payable for the year. The school regrets that it cannot exempt students and staff paying the fee in mid-year as the same was worked out depending on the numbers choosing the service.

The school discourages the use of private vans to convey students and staff to and from school. It is the responsibility of parents to check the road worthiness of the vehicle, whether the vehicle has been given the required permissions to ply, that the driver is a responsible person and is duly licenced. Since this arrangement has been made privately between the parents and the owner of the van, the school can bear no responsibility regarding the care and safety of the students in such vehicles. However, in keeping with the law, parents must provide accurate details of the vehicle and driver to the school who will forward the same to the local ACP for verification and information.

Parents are also solely responsible for their children walking to school or coming to school by public transport. Please note that the school does not permit students to drive themselves to school on motorised vehicles - no permission will be given for students to do so.

All parents are to submit the details as per the prescribed forms issued by the school regarding conveyance to and from school. It is the parent’s responsibility to inform the school in writing of any change to the details given.

As an unaided educational institution, the school expects all students admitted to pay the prescribed fees of the school. This is to enable the school to pay its staff a just wage and to enable the school to maintain and develop its educational infrastructure and facilities in keeping with the standards of modern education. Parents are to note that there will be an increase in the fees each year of at least 10%. At crucial junctures, the increase in the fee may be more than 10%.

As the Government has not as yet fixed the allowances (DA & TA) the exact implications of the implementation of the salary scales of the 7th pay commission (if and when the scales will be adopted by the Managing Committee of the school) are not known. The projected TUITION + COMPUTER fee (based on what the school expects might be its highest commitment to staff salaries, which is the most significant part of the expenditure from tuition fees, but from which the school has also to make all regular running expenses and the maintenance and running of computers) for the year 2017-18 will be Rs.4800 (per month for Class KG). In addition to those fees the following fees are charged (per month) for all students : Annual charges (Games, Examination, Library. Activities) : Rs. 170; Annual Magazine Charge : Rs.25; Smart Class : Rs.140; PTA : Rs.10.

Depending on wishes of the Parents, if they would like their children to avail of the following facilities, the following fees will be charged:-

  • Bus Fees per month (depends on charge by the DTC & payment for Guards) probably Rs.1850 (DTC) + Rs.400 (BUS GUARD). This may vary on different routes.
  • ANNUAL GAMES COACHING (post school) :
  • SUMMER GAMES COACHING :
  • Spanish / German fees : Rs.155 per month