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Acts and Rules

The Constitution of India provides the basic legal framework for the legislative authority between union and constituent states. The 42nd Amendment of the Constitution has placed education in the concurrent list, making it a joint responsibility of the center and the states. In order to implement educational policies and plans effectively, both the central and state governments enact laws from time to time. In Tamil Nadu the following Acts, Codes and Regulations provide the legal foundation in the state.

Acts:

  •  Tamil Nadu Elementary Education Act, 1920 (Repeated in 1998)

  •  Tamil Nadu Recognised Private Schools (Regulation) Act, 1973

  •  Tamil Nadu Recognised Private Schools (Regulation) Rules, 1974

  •  Tamil Nadu Compulsory Elementary Education Act, 1994

Rules, Codes and Manuals (Non-Statutory)

  •  Tamil Nadu Education Rules, 1892

  •  Code of Regulation for Nursery & Primary Schools

  •  Code of Regulation for Matriculation Schools

  •  Code of Regulation for Anglo-Indian Schools

  •  Grant-in-Aid Code, 1956 (Inspection code)

Service Matters

Category of staff

Governed by the Rules

Teaching staff

 

Elementary and Middle Schools

Elementary Education Subordinate Service Rules

High Schools

School Education Subordinate Service Rules

Head Masters, District Educational Officers, Chief Educational Officers, Directors

Tamil Nadu Educational Service Rules

Higher Secondary Schools including Headmasters

Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Educational Service Rules

Non-Teaching Staff

Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service Rules,
Tamil Nadu General Subordinate Service Rules,
Tamil Nadu General Service Rules,
Tamil Nadu Basic Service Rules

 
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