THE MADHYA Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) has increased the fee for private students from Rs 300 to Rs 500 for the 2007 examination. There is no change in the fee of regular students.
The Board also announced that students who are not residents of the State will be allowed to appear in high school and higher secondary examination as private candidates.
The Board is planning to destroy all documents in its possession for the period from 1935 to 1960. Those desiring to have copies of documents of that period can apply to the Board till December 31 this year, a release here said.
Meanwhile, the State Government has enforced the Students’ Welfare Assistance Rule 2006 from August 15 after abolishing the Student Welfare Rule, 1984 which provided for extending assistance to students of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and denotified castes.
Under the 2006 rule, maximum assistance of Rs 25,000 will be given to next of kin of students who died during their stay in hostels or ashrams.
Students who avail financial assistance on the basis of fake certificate will be rusticated from the institution and assistance recovered.
Students will also be given financial assistance in cases of casual tragedy, treatment of specific diseases and participation in dance, sports and other cultural activities.