Rules for Hostellers
No student may miss classes, meals, assembly, school – authorized sports sessions, extra curricular/ tutorial meetings, and school events without prior permission.
Students must bathe everyday. For the purpose of hygiene, students bathe in open showers.
The date of birth provided to the school at the time of registration is the only date of birth the school will thereafter certify. The school is not bound to accept changes in the date of birth provided to the school at a later time.
Cell phones are not permitted.
No student may wear clothing other than permitted by the school.
Personal laptops or desktop computers are not permitted.
The school may from time to time refer a student to the School Counselor. A referral to the counselor is not mandatory. Students are free to visit the counselor. The counselor may ask the parents to meet her. Parents should note that the counselor is bound by a code of confidentiality.
The school reserves the right to assess a student for learning disabilities and to assign remedial classes or programmes to students who have been diagnosed as requiring help.
- Attendance at meals is compulsory.
- The school serves vegetarian food.
- No student is permitted to fast at meal times for any purpose unless certified by the school doctor for medical reasons.
- There are no special seating arrangements by diets or social background.
- All drinking water provided in the school premises is filtered.
- No student is permitted to keep or consume alcohol, drugs, other intoxicants, psychotropic substances, and tobacco.
- No student is to resort to violence against any member of the school community or to damage school property or another’s property.
- The school will take strict action against those who verbally abuse a person based on his caste, religion, mother tongue, region, culture, tradition, nationality, social and economic status, or physical or mental disability.
- No student is permitted to drive a car in school including during the vacations. He may not drive in town during an outing.
- The possession and viewing of pornographic materials is not permitted.
- The school does not permit corporal punishment. Punishment by prefects may include light physical activity (changes in break and rounds of the Main Field or House quadrangles) and, with the permission of his Housemaster, extra PT.
- No prefect or senior student may ask a junior student to do personal chores and errands for him or ask him for the use of his personal items.
- All indisciplinary acts must be recorded by the prefects in the Record Book which is monitored by the Housemaster.
- The School Captain can give a student a Blue Card for persistent laziness, slackness, untidiness, etc.
- In the case of serious offences or repeated infringements of basic school rules, the Principal may suspend a student from the school, ask for his withdrawal, or expel him.
- Teachers may recommend a boy for disciplinary action.
Gifts to staff
Parents, guardians and students are not expected to offer gifts and other facilities to teaching and non – teaching staff.
- Students are not given leave during the school term except in the case of family medical emergencies or marriage of a member of the immediate family (Brother, sister, uncle, aunt etc.).
- Medical leave will be granted only by the Principal.
- Students will be granted two days leave to attend a wedding, apart from the time taken for traveling.
- The Housemaster may give permission to students to attend the weddings of cousins in Raipur.
- After supper, boys will not be permitted to move out of the House except in special circumstances with the permission of the Housemaster.
- Lights out timings are to be strictly followed.
- The school only permits allopathic medical treatment and medication.
- All students must undergo a bi – annual dental and skin check – up conducted by the School Doctor.
- Parents must inform the school of serious medical conditions (including surgeries, diseases, chronic illnesses and allergies).
- Parents must hand over to the School Doctor any and all the medication that their ward may be required to use.
- The school will inform parents of any serious medical problems pertaining to their ward.
- The school refers students to doctors on its panel of experts. Parents who want the school to refer their ward to another doctor must request in writing with reasons for their request.
- Students are expected to meet the School Doctor during break or before dinner, in the School Hospital.
- No student is allowed to visit the School Hospital after dinner, except in an emergency.
- No student may take medication without the permission of the School Doctor.
- Visiting hours in the School Hospital are 10:00 am to 11:30am on Sundays and holidays, and 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on working days.
Mid - term
- The mid - term break is compulsory. It is part of the school curriculum. Students may not go home during mid – term.
- Parents are not allowed to accompany, meet, or host mid – term parties.
- All mid – term transportation is provided by the school.
Money and Expensive Personal Items
- No student is permitted money. Parents and guardians should not give their wards cash for their mid – term expedition or for any journeys. The school provides cash for these outings.
- Students are not permitted to operate credit accounts with shops and restaurants nor use credit/debit cards.
- Expensive personal items of any kind are not permitted.
- Students may go out with their parents or local guardians only six times in a term.
- No boy may go out with another student’s local guardian.
- Parents and guardians may not visit their wards on weekdays and Saturdays. When they visit their wards and drop them off at the school, they must register at the school security posts at the school gates.
- Parents and guardians who come to visit their wards must contact the housemaster who will then summon the student to his study and hand him over to the visitor.
A boy / girl may proceed on an escorted outing only after breakfast. Private outings begin at 11.30 a.m.
- Boys / girls must return to their boarding houses by 6.30 p.m. Parents may not stay in the school after 6.30 p.m. If they wish to see the Housemasters, Tutors, or other Masters, they should do so, preferably, before proceeding on the outing.
- Parents and guardians are not permitted in the boarding houses at any time (except on the first and last day of the term)
- Boys / girls must avail of one night out per term. They must seek permission for a night out at least two days before the date of the outing. Nights out are handled by the Housemasters. A boy will leave at 6.30 p.m. for his night out and must return by 6.30 p.m. the following day.
- No boy / girl is allowed to receive any visitors without the permission of his Housemaster nor leave the school premises without his / her Wardern's knowledge.
Social and Community Service
Social and community service is compulsory for all boys as mandated by the school from time to time.
- All students are expected to participate in sports on a regular basis as mandated by the school.
- Organized House practice sessions are not allowed on Sundays or holidays unless sanctioned by the Headmaster.
- Playing sports in the house quadrangles is not permitted. The adjoining fields may be used for sports, but it is expected that boys will use this nearby space keeping in mind the safety of those within the House and the security of the House.
- No boy may be punished for his performance in sporting activity.
A student may make two or more calls per month at the direction of his Housemaster. He may receive calls on the house telephone at stipulated schedule. Calls by parents or guardians should not last more than 3 minutes for the convenience of other families.
Boys / Girls may not keep tuck or other food items.
No vehicles are permitted on campus except for those belonging to the teachers. Parents and guardians may only bring in cars on the first and last day of the school term.