Admission to St. Joseph’s Convent School is made by a committee consisting of the Principal/Headmistress and two other sisters deputed by the Local Community. The final decision will remain with the Principal/Headmistress who admits students into the school.
Students are drawn from the following categories by preference:
- Catholics, in particular of the Parish.
- Children of staff members and Catholic students of the neighbourhood.
- Children of neighbourhood, according to possibilities.
- Children of parents who are open to the value system we stand for.
- In all these categories, preferential option is for the marginalized.
- Care is taken to ensure that the enrolment of the new students reflects a mixture of religious faiths and ethnic background.
- When applications are many and selection is difficult, some non-academic system of selection is used at K.G. level like draw of lottery.
- No third party is entertained in negotiations for admissions. Pressures are resisted firmly and politely.
- The school does not charge capitation fees.
- No donations are accepted.
- Please do not request a meeting with the Principal or other school staff to clarify the issues or any questions that you may have regarding the Admission Process.
- Preliminary information regarding Admission can be taken from the Reception.
- New Admission to different classes is subject to the vacancies in each class in the month of February after the Annual Results are declared.
- The school needs the date of birth of students as per the Birth Certificate issued under RBD Act, 1969, according to the direction of the Registrar General of India (Population) Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
- A candidate who has entered any recognized school cannot be admitted without a Leaving Certificate from the school, he/she has last attended.
- Date of birth and name once registered will not be altered.
- Pupils applying for admission, are as a rule, subject to an entrance examination held at the beginning of the academic year. They will be tested in the standard below the one to which they seek admission.