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School Management Committee/CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws 2018 Guidelines for Constituting SMC

School Management Committee (SMC)

Affiliation Bye-Laws 2018

(Notification Date:-18th October 2018)

School Management Committee (Chapter 8)

CBSE Rules for School Management Committee Mentioned in Affiliation Bye- Laws 2018

CBSE Guidelines for constituting of School Management Committee (SMC)

What is objective of School Management Committee in CBSE schools?

Who can be the member of School Management Committee in CBSE School?

How we can constitute School Management Committee in school?

How to form School Management Committee in CBSE School?

How many members can be included in School Management Committee?

How many members can be included in CBSE Secondary or Senior Secondary School?

What can be tenure of School Management Committee members?

Affiliation Bye-Laws 2018 mentioned clearly on page number (20/69) chapter 8 “School Management Committee” under section 8.1 to 8.3 that:-

Subject to relevant provision in the education Act of the State/UT concerned, every affiliated school should have a scheme of management as per following clauses.

8.1 All the school affiliated with the board shall have a School Management Committee as stipulated in RTE 2009, any other enactment of regulations framed by the State/Appropriate Government.

8.2 Composition of School Management Committee:

8.2.1 The management committee of a recognized school shall consist of not more than fifteen members; and the management committee of a private unaided school shall consist of not more than twenty one members;

However in case of senior secondary schools offering vocational subject additional member(s) (subject expert (s) as per subject offered may be appointed.

8.2.2 Subject to the provisions of clause 8.1 and the total number of members specified in clause 8.2.1, every management committee shall include the following namely:-

(a) The Head of the School. S/he will be a Member Secretory of the School Management Committee;

(b) Two parents of student studying in the school. One father and one mother of students specifically in co-educational schools;

(c) Two teachers of the school;

(d) Two other persons (of whom one shall be woman); who are, or have been teacher, teachers of any other school or of any college, to be nominated by the Trust/Society/Company;

(e) Two members to be nominated by the Board;

(f) The remaining members to be nominated or elected as the case may be, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Trust/Society/Company running the school

(g) Members may be nominated as per the conditions, if any, laid down in the “No objection Certificate”

(h) At least fifty percent members should be women.

Provided further that the above provisions shall be implemented with immediate effect and the school affiliated earlier and not complying with above provisions shall be required to take remedial measures with suitable qualified substitutes within a year of notification of this byelaw.

8.3 The term of the members of the Management Committee shall be of three years. A member can be re-nominated for another term but a member cannot remain in office for more than two consecutive terms except ex-officio members and the members of the Trust/Society/Company.


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CBSE Affiliated Schools Principal/Headmaster Duties, Powers and Responsibilities

Head of the School- Duties, Powers and Responsibilities–CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws CHAPTER-VI (Section 23)

 “Head of Institution” means the Principal/Headmaster of Senior Secondary or Secondary School affiliated with the Board or a Middle School approved by the Board.

CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws is the main document for the CBSE affiliated school. In chapter VI CBSE Affiliation Bye- Laws “Duties, Powers and Responsibilities” of the school head has been mentioned clearly. Basically, CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws mentioned 26 “Duties, Powers and Responsibilities” for the school head. These are following:-

i) Head of the School/Principal will be the ex-officio. Honorary Secretary of the School Managing Committee

ii) Will function as, the Head of the office of the school under his charge and carry out all administrative duties required of a head of office.

iii) Be the drawing and disbursing officer for the employees of the school except that in the case of an unaided school, he may perform only such function, as drawing and disbursing officer as may be specified in the instructions issued by the Society.

iv) Be responsible for the proper maintenance of accounts of the school, school records, service books of teachers, and such other registers, returns and statistics as may be specified by the Society/Board.

v) Handle official correspondence relating to the school and furnish, within the specified dates, the returns and information required by the State Government/Board.

vi) Make all payments (including salaries and allowances of teachers and other non-teaching staff) in time and according to the instructions governing such payment.

vii) Ensure that the tuition fees, as levied, are realized and appropriately accounted for and duly appropriated for the purpose for which they were levied.

viii) Make purchases of stores and other materials required for the school in accordance with the rules governing such purchases and enter all such stores in stock register and shall scrutinize the bills and make payments.

ix) Conduct physical verification of school property and stock at least once a year and ensure the maintenance of stock registers neatly and accurately.

x) Be responsible for proper utilization of the Pupils Fund.

xi) Make satisfactory arrangements for the supply of good drinking water and provide other facilities for the pupils and ensure that the school building, its fixtures and furniture, office equipment, lavatories, play grounds, school garden and other properties are properly and carefully maintained.

xii) Supervise, guide and control the work of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the school.

xiii) Be in charge of admission in the school, preparation of school timetable, allocation of duties and teaching load to the teachers, and shall provide necessary facilities to the teachers in the discharge of their duties and conduct of school examination in accordance with the instructions issued by the Government /Board from time to time; and he shall discharge these duties in consultation with his colleagues.

xiv) Plan the year’s academic work in advance in consultation with his colleagues and hold staff meeting at least once a month, review the work done during the month and assess the progress of the pupils.

xv) Help and guide the teachers to promote their professional growth and actively encourage their participation in courses designed for in service education.

xvi) Promote the initiative of the teachers for self-improvement and encourage them to undertake experiments which are educationally sound.

xvii) Supervise class room teaching and secure co-operation and coordination amongst teachers of the same subject areas as well as inter subject coordination.

xviii) Arrange for special remedial teaching of the children belonging to the weaker sections of the community also of other children who need such remedial teaching.

xix) Arrange for informal and non-class room teaching.

xx) Plan and specify a regular time-table for the scrutiny of pupils written work and home assignment and ensure that the assessment and corrections are carried out timely and effectively.

xxi) Make necessary arrangement for organising special instructions for the pupils according to their needs. 

xxii) Organise and coordinate various co-curricular activities through the house system or in such other effective ways as he may think fit .

xxiii) Develop and organise the library resources and reading facilities in the school and ensure that the pupils and teachers have access to and use of books and journals of established value and usefulness.

xxiv) Send regularly the progress reports of the students to their parents or guardians.

xxv) Promote the physical well being of the pupil, ensure high standard of cleanliness and health habits, and arrange periodical medical examinations of the students and send medical reports to parents or guardians.

xxvi) Devote at least twelve periods in a week to teaching of the pupils.

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