ADMISSION


Admission Selection

  • [A]  Candidates to the Congregation of Christian Brothers and other Catholic Religious (Brothers and Sisters) and Priestly Congregations shall be given priority for admission into the Higher Secondary for various streams provided they have the minimum qualifications of 50% aggregate, sit for the written Exam and appear for the personal interview.
  • [B]  All Catholic Students will get +10 points provided they attach the xerox copy of their Baptism Certificate; Meghalaya SC/ST will get +5 points provided they attach their SC/ST Certificate and a penalty of -3 points if you passed out in 2017; -6 points if your year of passing is 2016.
  • [C]  Students from our sister schools run by the Christian Brothers from out-station will be given due consideration provided they fulfill the basic minimum admission criteria for each stream.

    For Science stream, the student should have obtained at least a pass percentage of 60% aggregate with a minimum of 75% marks in Mathematics, 75% marks in Science and 75% in English.

    For Commerce stream, the student should have obtained at least a pass percentage of 60% aggregate with a minimum of 60% marks in Mathematics and 70% marks in English.

    For Arts stream, the student should have obtained at least a pass percentage of 60% aggregate with a minimum of 70% marks in English.

  • [D]  Consideration will be given ONLY for the daughters and sons of the Staff of St. Edmund's Higher Secondary and not for their friends or acquaintances.
  • [E]  Bringing third party recommendation letters or pressures from Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Officials… etc. would ensure automatic cancellation of your seat.
  • [F]   Since St. Edmund's Higher Secondary follows the MBOSE board which gives due weightage to written examination marks, students coming from other Boards please note that to ensure fair admission process for all concerned, it will be your Written Exam Marks (SA Marks) that will be taken into consideration, and NOT the INTERNAL marks given by your school in which you were studying.

Criteria For Spot Admissions

  • [1]  Spot admissions are ONLY valid for the FIRST day of admission.
  • [2]  If you qualify for spot admission and you are selected, then you are expected to pay the First Installment of the fees on the spot - within TWO hours of getting the admissions. Otherwise your seat will get automatically cancelled by our computer systems at 5:00 pm of the first day of Admissions and then you are expected to follow the normal admission procedures.
  • [3-A]  Spot Admission Criteria for SCIENCE Students:

    (a) 80% marks in Science.

    (b) 80% marks in Mathematics.

    (c) 75% marks in English.

    (d) 80% aggregte - Best of Five subjects which includes English, Maths and Science.

  • [3-B]  Spot Admission Criteria for COMMERCE Students:

    (a) 70% marks in English

    (b) 60% marks in Mathematics.

    (c) 65% aggregate - Best of Five subjects which includes English and Maths.

  • [3-C]  Spot Admission Criteria for ARTS Students:

    (a) 70% marks in English

    (b) 70% aggregate - Best of Five subjects which includes English.

    • In case of withdrawal of admission, fees shall NOT be refunded.
    • The seats falling vacant after spot admission shall be filled on merit.
    • 60% of all seats shall be reserved for the applicants belonging to the Meghalaya Tribal communities.
    • For the Science Stream merit shall be judged on the basis of Overall %, Maths, Science and English marks.
    • For the Commerce Stream, merit will be judged on the basis of Overall %, and Maths marks and English marks.
    • For the Arts Stream, merit shall be judged on the basis of Overall % and English marks.
    • For all streams, a 10 point weightage will be given to Catholic Applicants. Baptism Certificate needs to be produced.

Admission Procedure For Higher Secondary

  • Prospectus and Application Form for admissions shall be available in the higher secondary office w.e.f. 1st April, each year.

    The applications for admission, on prescribed form, will be accepted immediately after the announcement of the Class X Examination Results of the MBOSE Board.

    Please Note:

    (i)     There will be no reservation or quota for ICSE, CBSE.....or any of the Boards.

    (ii)    The admission process starts the day MBOSE results are declared.

    (iii)    All admission process ends three days after the MBOSE results are declared.

    Each Application must be accompanied by:

    1. An attested copy of the mark sheet of the last examination passed (Class X * Internet copy will be accepted till the original mark sheet is made available)
    2. A recent passport size photograph of the student, father and mother
    3. ST, Baptism Certificates (Xerox copy duly attested)
    4. Admit Card (Xerox copy duly attested)

    When a student is admitted, then the Admission Form must be accompanied with:

    1. A testimonial of character from the Principal of the School last attended.
    2. An attested copy of the mark sheet of the last examination passed (Class X)
    3. A recent passport size photograph of the student.
    4. The ORIGINAL Transfer Certificate from the school last attended.
    5. The ORIGINAL Transfer Certificate from the school last attended.
    6. Catholic students should submit a Xerox copy of their Baptism Certificate by their Parish Priest.

    PLEASE NOTE:

    • Many applications are received for admission.The seats available in the higher secondary are:

      science:240
      Arts:120
      Commerce:120
      (each class will have 60 students)
    • Classes are held between 8.00am and 3.00 pm
    • The ORIGINAL migration certificate for those students coming from boards other than Meghalaya Board Of School Education is to be handed over to the office not later than one month from the date of admission.
    • The original marksheet should not be handed to the office under any circumstances.
    • The Higher Secondary reserves the rights to refuse an application for admission without assigning any reasons for the same.
    • When admission is granted, the prescribed fees must be paid and the admission form must be deposited at the Higher Secondary office within 24 hours, otherwise the admission will stand cancelled.
    • Application forms not having all the required documents will not be considered.
    • As a recognized Catholic minority institution, Catholic students applying for admission will be given a 10 point weightage in the selection process for the Higher secondary classes