I. A student seeking admission to any class in a ‘School’ will be eligible for admission to that Class only if he : (i) has been studying in a School recognised by or affiliated to this Board or any other recognised Board of Secondary Education in India; (ii) has passed qualifying or equivalent qualifying examination making him eligible for admission to that Class; (iii) satisfies the requirements of age limits (minimum and maximum) as determined by the State/U. T. Government and applicable to the place where the School is located; (iv) Produces: (a) The School Leaving Certificate/Transfer Certificate signed by the Head of the Institution last attended and countersigned if required as provided elsewhere, in these Byelaws; (b) Document(s) in support of his having passed the qualifying or equivalent qualifying examination; and *(c) Date of Birth Certificate issued by the Registrar of Birth and Deaths, where-ever existing, as proof of date of birth. Explanation: (a) A person who has been studying in an institution, which is not recognised by this Board or by any other recognised Board of Secondary Education or by the State/ U.T. Government of the concerned place, shall not be admitted to any class of a “School” on the basis of Certificate(s) of such unrecognised institution attended by him earlier. (b) ‘Qualifying Examination’ for this Byelaws means an examination the passing of which makes a student eligible for admission to a particular class; and ‘equivalent examination’ means an examination conducted by any recognised Board of Secondary Education/Indian University or an institution recognised by or affiliated to such Board/University and is recognised by this Board equivalent to the corresponding examination conducted by this Board or conducted by a “school” affiliated to/recognised by this Board. II. No student migrating from a School in a foreign country, other than the School affiliated to this Board, shall be eligible for admission unless an eligibility certificate in respect of such a student has been obtained from this Board. For obtaining eligibility certificate from the Board, the Principal of the School to which admission is being sought will submit to the Board full details of the case and relevant documents with his remarks/recommendations. The eligibility certificate will be issued by the Board only after the Board is satisfied that the course of study undergone and examination passed is equivalent to the corresponding class of this Board. III. No person who is under the sentence of rustication or is expelled from any Board/University/ School or is debarred from appearing in the examination for whatever reason by any Board/ University shall be admitted to any class in a School affiliated to this Board. IV. No student shall be admitted or promoted to any subsequent higher class in any school unless he has completed the regular course of study of the class to which he was admitted at the beginning of the academic session and has passed the examination, at the end of the concerned academic session, qualifying him for promotion to the next higher class. *V. No student shall be admitted in Class IX and above in a school affiliated with the Board after the 31st day of August of the year except with prior permission of the Chairman, CBSE/Competent Authority as may have been defined in the State/Union Territory Education Acts. The application for permission to grant admission after the 31st of August shall be routed through the Principal of the school specifying the unavoidable reasons. The candidate shall complete the required percentage of attendance (75%) for Class IX & X as per Examination Bye-Laws of the Board to make him/ her eligible for the examinations. In such cases where the admission by the candidate could not be taken in a higher class by the stipulated date because of the late declaration of result by the Board, such permission would not be required, provided the candidate applied for admission within a fortnight of the declaration of the result.