ADMISSION AND WITHDRAWAL OF STUDENTS
  • Headmasters are authorized to admit pupils to various classes and issue transfer certificates for admission to mainland schools.
  • 3 ½ years is the minimum age for admission to Nursery Schools.
  • 5 ½ years is the minimum age for admission to 1st standard.
  • Inter State Transfer Certificates are countersigned by concerned Education Officers/Director of Education.
  • COURSES OFFERED IN VARIOUS ISLANDS
    COURSES
    ISLAND COURSES
    Agathi Nursery to X standard
    Andrott Nursery to XII standard
    Bitra I standard to V standard
    Chetlat Nursery to X standard
    Kavaratti Nursery to XII standard
    Kalpeni Nursery to X standard
    Kadmat Nursery to XII standard
    Kiltan Nursery to X standard
    Minicoy Nursery to XII standard
    PREVOCATIONAL COURSES
    Fisheries Technology and Coir Technology have been introduced as prevocational courses in all schools of Lakshadweep. For the effective implementation of the scheme the department of education has provided Coir Instructors, Fisheries Instructors and teaching learning equipments.
    COMPUTER EDUCATION
    One computer with Internet facility and one LCD Projector have been provided in all high schools by utilizing the MPLAD fund. Moreover, required number of computer lab items have been supplied to all High Schools and computer education is being introduced in all high schools. An ambitious project IT @ Dweep was formulated by the department of IT to introduce computer education in all the 9 High Schools and the same has been sent to the MHRD for approval and funds.
    ESTABLISHMENT OF DEGREE COLLEGE IN LAKSHADWEEP
    There are numerous attractive courses of study for those who pass +2 examination including technical and professional courses but the facilities in institutions on the mainland demands higher motivation and increased expenditure. At the same time certain courses available on the mainland institutions are not necessarily the courses required for Lakshadweep. Therefore a degree level institution has been proposed for Lakshadweep which will offer 3-4 essential courses.
    SARVASHIKSHA ABHYAN
    The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is an ambitious programme of the Govt. of India. It aims at providing useful and relevant elementary education for all children in the 6 to 14 age group by the year 2010. The programme opens up opportunities for all the children to develop their talents and capabilities through the provision of community owned quality education in a mission mode. The Abhyan was launched in Lakshadweep on Jan.1, 2003. Twelve Resource Persons have already been appointed to take care of the 341 out of school children in all islands.
    LAKSHADWEEP LITERACY MISSION
    Lakshadweep islands lie scattered in the Arabian Sea between 111 to 222 Nautical Miles off the cost of Kerala. There are 27 islands of which 10- are inhabited. As per 2001 census Lakshadweep has a population of 60,595 of which 31,118 are males and 29,477 are females. Lakshadweep enjoys third place in the country with 87.5% literacy, the male literacy rate is 81.56%.
    Though in Lakshadweep Adult Education Programme was begun as early as 1987, with the adoption of total literacy campaign in 1992 at national level, the Adult Education centers opened in 1987 were wound up. Presently only 6 Vidya Kendras for neo Literals are being run in the islands. Lakshadweep Administration has an ambitious programme to make Lakshadweep a totally literate territory by educating the identified 6504 adult illiterates.