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Liluah, Howrah - 711 204, West Bengal, India. Ph: 033 2655 5431, Fax: 033 2655 6449 Email: dbltech@vsnl.com / dbltech44@gmail.com, Web: www.dblt.in


Prospectus

DON BOSCO TECHNICAL SCHOOL Liluah, Howrah - 711 204, West Bengal, India. Ph: 033 2655 5431 Fax: 033 2655 6449 Email: dbltech@vsnl.com / dbltech44@gmail.com, Web: www.dblt.in


Aim of the

institution 5

Courses

offered 6 Admission 9 Withdrawal &

Vacations 14 Regularity record 14 Other rules of conduct

& discipline 16 For parents /

guardians 18

dismissal 11

Attitude to god 20

School fees 11

Attitude to

School uniforms 12

Attitude to

School hours 12

Assessments & promotion 13

teachers 21 school mates 22

Behaviour at

school 23

Office hours 24


Don Bosco Technical School, Liluah, was established in 1937, as an English Medium AngloIndian School for Catholic students and is owned and run by the Salesians of Don Bosco.

aim of the

institution

The aim of the Institute is to impart sound education by forming in the young, habits of piety, virtue, discipline and self reliance during the years of studies in technical training. Thus preparing them to enter industry as skilled craftsmen, thereby serving the country and fellow human beings as good Christians and honest citizens.

It is a minority Institution and is affiliated to the National Council for Vocational Training, DGE&T, Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India, New Delhi; The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations; New Delhi; The City & Guilds of London Institute, UK. Besides these the Institute also offers the Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technician.

The method of education followed in the school is the System taught and practiced by Don Bosco. It is based on Reason, Religion and Loving Kindness.


Courses

Offered Don Bosco Technical School, Liluah has the following Job Oriented Vocational Trainings.


Mechanical Engineering Technician (Met) - University Extension Programmes (Uep)

DBU Global: Centre for Online & Distance Education (Assam Don Bosco University)

Criteria for admission: Passed class X/XII, with Mathematics & Science as subjects and has sufficient knowledge of English.

Duration: 3 years (August – July)

Age: 16-23 years.

N.C.V.T. Trades: Turner, Machinist & Fitter

Candidates are prepared for the All India Trade Test (AITT) conducted by the National Council for Vocational Training DGE&T, Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India.

non-formal

courses

Basics of Computer

Criteria for admission: Passed class X Duration: 1 Months Age: No bar

Auto-CAD

Criteria for admission: Passed class X, with Mathematics & Science as subjects and has sufficient knowledge of English.

Duration: 2 years (August – July)

Age: 16-22 years

Criteria for admission: Knowledge of Engineering Drawing Duration: 1 Month Age: No bar

Certificate Of Vocational Education (CVE-12)

This would enable one to obtain certificate in vocational discipline of choices after the secondary stage. It is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi.

Criteria for admission: Passed class X, with Mathematics & Science as subjects and has sufficient knowledge of English.

Duration: 2 years (August – July)

Age: 16-22 years

CAD-CAM (Delcam)

Criteria for admission: Knowledge of Engineering Drawing & Auto CAD Duration: 1 Month Age: No bar


non-formal

courses

CNC Programming & Operation (Turning / Milling)

(SIEMENS Authorised Training Centre)

Criteria for admission: Candidates who have undergone basic course or having working experience on Lathe or Milling machine. Duration: 6 days - full time course

Age: No bar

Turner, Fitter

Criteria for admission: Minimum class VIII

Duration: 12 months

Welder

Criteria for admission: Minimum class VIII

Duration: 6 months

TIG & MIG welding

Criteria for admission: Working experience as a Welder

Duration: 1 month

Embroidery & Dress making (For girls only)

Criteria for admission: Minimum class VI

Duration: 11months

Spoken English

Duration: 2 Months

Except for Dress making and Emboidery the medium of instruction is English.


Applications for admissions are accepted from students of all faiths. However, Chrisitans are given preference.

Parents are asked to fill in the admission forms with the utmost accuracy. The applicant must appear for the admission test and interview before being admitted for a particular trade.

The candidate joining for the formal trades should submit the original Mark sheet of class 10 board examination along with a photocopy copy of the same, attested by the Head of the educational institute from where the candidate passed out or by a gazetted officer. He must also submit the original transfer certificate.

Christian students must produce Baptism Certificate and introductory letter from the pastor-in-charge of the community.

The application form should be filled in with utmost accuracy. The signing of this form will constitute an agreement on the part of the parent/guardian and the candidate to abide by the rules of the Institute as laid down in the prospectus.


SCHOOL FEES (See Fee Book)

Withdrawal & Dismissal ■

After taking the admission if one wants to leave the studies, from the date of notice, six month’s fee should be paid before the documents are released.

No Certificate will be issued until all dues to the school have been cleared. The student will have to return the school library books, school diary, Library card, School Identity and get a clearance note from the Store.

Students whose attendence is irregular, who do not pay their fees, who are habitually late or absent, lazy or disobedient, whose conduct is injurious to the moral tone of the school, whose behavior in school and outside school is incompatible with strict discipline of the school or whose sickness is liable to be injurious to other students may be dismissed.

The school fees cover twelve calendar months and may be paid in monthly installment or in advance. No reduction is made for holidays or broken periods. Students are liable to be charged full fees as long as their names are officially on the rolls. Fees once paid will not be refunded.

The fees, if paid monthly, must be paid on or before the due date, failing which a late fee of 15/- will be levied up to the end of the month, thereafter 20/- per month cumulatively up to the end of the school year. Due dates are clearly indicated in the School diary.

Pupils whose fees are long overdue may be barred from sitting for an examination and are liable to have their names struck off the rolls.

Fees for the holiday months must be paid in advance before the school closes. All dues must be paid before the school year ends.

The school reserves the right to increase the fees at any time of the year if an increment is considered necessary. 5% annual increase in the tuition fee is normal.


SCHOOL UNIFORMS ■

Every student must wear a clean, complete and correct uniform daily. Uniform is compulsory for all school activities, both Curricular and Cocurricular.

The uniform will be as follows: sky blue shirt with half-sleeves, long grey pants with pleats, plain black leather shoes and dark socks. For winter, plain light grey pullover(for those who wish use warm clothes). Uniform materials must be purchased from the Institute to ensure uniformity of shade.

Whenever the complete or correct uniform cannot be worn, permission to attend school must be obtained on the Regularity Record under “Uniform”.

SCHOOL HOURS ■

The classes begin at 8.00 AM with Morning assembly and give over at 3.05 PM. However, those who wish to continue with the practical can do so till 4.00 PM and guided studies up to 6.00 PM. For this prior permission should be got from the Principal.

All the students are expected to be in the school campus latest by 7.45 am

School Stationery hours: 7.30 AM to 7.50 AM and 12 noon to 12.40 PM. School stationery is available only on school days.

No school business will be transacted on holidays or during vacations.


Assessments & Promotion ■

Promotion at the end of the year will be based on attendance, continuous Assessment in every subject and work done during the year. A student who fails to procure the required Sessional marks will be debarred from appearing for the All India Trade Test.

For students who are absent for any Assessment/ weekly tests, no provision can be made for supplementary tests.

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are detected giving or obtaining, or attempting to give or obtain, unfair assistance or who are otherwise detected in any dishonestly whatsoever will be debarred from the examination. ■

A student guilty of disorderly conduct or responsible for causing any kind of disturbance in or near the examination room is liable to be refused admission to subsequent papers.

Failure to appear at any assessment can seriously affect a student’s accademic progress and promotion.

A student is not expected to have in his possession any book, notes or papers whatsoever during the examination.

Breach of any of the regulations of conduct at examinations of indiscipline in or outside the hall or the use of unfair means, even if discovered subsequently, will merit thecancellation of the particular paper and the student concerned will be awarded a zero.

There is no arrangement for “re-examination” or “promotion on trial” for failed candidates.

A student fails to secure promotion may be asked to join for short term courses or to leave the school. In no case, however, will he be allowed to repeat the same class for a second time.

In all questions of promotion or failure the Principal’s decision is final.

A student who has made arrangements to obtain unfair help in connection with the question papers from any persons or any agency is laible to have his result in the examinaiton cancelled as a whole. Candidates who


REGULARITY RECORD (Absence, Leave, Delay)

Vacations ■

Vacations are given in the school calendar. These holidays may not be extended or anticipated. Unauthorized leaves on the last days before vacation and delays in retuning to school will mean re-admission to the school.

Absence from the school without leave is not tolerated except when the cause is sudden illness or unforeseen circumstances in which case the information must be given at the earliest.

■ After an absence from the class the reasons for the absence must be entered briefly in the Regularity Record under ‘Absent’ in the calendar. Reasons of private nature may be submitted in a letter. ■

If an unauthorized absence from school exceeds 15 calendar days, the student’s name may be struck off the rolls, and he may not be readmitted to school.

An absence due to illness for two or more days, besides being entered in the Regularity Record under “Absent” must be accompanied by a doctor’s prescription, certificate and medical bills.

Leave for religious ceremonies or special occasions must be obtained beforehand.

Leave of absence for reasons as birthdays, excursions, festivals, wedding, time to study for an examination are not considered sufficient.


A leave granted must be recorded in the Regularity Record under ‘Leave’ in the calendar. This must be signed by Principal.

Early Departure: It is availed when there is an emergency at home or when a student gets sick in the school.

In case a student falls sick/meets with any accident in the school premises he can be helped with immediate first aid only. The parents will be informed and are expected to come and attend immediately. It is important to give the correct contact numbers on time, especially when there is a change.

Late arrival to school is a breach of discipline. A student who comes late to school must enter the date and time of arrival into the Regularity Record under ‘Late’.

Five late arrivals will result in parents being called to the office of Principal. Ten late arrivals will invoke suspension from the school.

The school declines all responsibility if through failure to produce a letter giving reasons for his absence or delay, a boy is obliged to return home during school hours.

It is mandatory for a student to attend the school on day’s marked “compulsory attendance”. Defaulters are to seek readmission to school. In case of sickness/ eventualities the matter must be notified to the Principal with relevant documents on the same day.

Irregular attendance, ill health, stealing, disobedience, bad conduct in or out of the institute or habitual unsatisfactory work will render a student liable to be dismissed at any time by the authorities. In such matter, the Principal’s decision is final.


Other Rules of Conduct & Discipline ■

School Diary is signed by Principal / Vice Principal or his delegate.

School begins with the Morning Assembly and students must be on time for it and be present in the Assembly Hall. Students go to class in silence from the assembly according to their classes.

Every student must have copy of the School Calendar and the Daily Record. These should be brought to the school on every class day. A student will not be allowed to sit in class without the School Diary. He will be sent back home.

■ A remark once written in the diary can be cancelled only by Principal / Vice Principal. ■

Every student must possess an identity card issued by the school. This card must be renewed every year

No student will be allowed to leave the school campus during school hours.

Students are to address their teachers and all members of the School Staff with due respect and

politeness. Arrogant and Challenging behaviour towards teaching or non-teaching staff is not desired. ■

On their way to and from school students must behave in a gentlemanly manner with due honour to the name of the school.

■ Smoking, chewing pan, chewing gum, betel-nut or tobacco, etc. are strictly forbidden. ■ Students are not allowed to bring fancy items such as electronic gadgets, cell phones, walkman, digital diaries, belts with stylish buckles, stylish haircults are not permitted. ■ No books, periodicals, comics, newspaper or printed matter of an objectionable nature, audio cassettes, video cassettes, CDs and pendrive must be brought into the school. ■ Students are responsible for their safe custody of their own books and belongings. Each article should be marked with the student’s name.


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Each one is responsible for the tools and instruments issued to him for use in the lab or workshop. Any loss or damage to tools or machines or property must be made good by the one concerned.

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Students must speak only English in the school campus. Serious steps will be taken against those found speaking vernacular in school campus at any time. This rule is applicable even on holidays.


For Parents / Guardians ■ Parents retain their rights and duties in the education of their children, even though they delegate them in part, to the school. The support and collaboration of parents are in all cases considered indispensable for the success of the work of education carried out by the school. ■

Parents’ Positive Cooperation with the school is absolutely essential for the constructive upbringing of their son / ward. They are strongly exhorted to do the same:

Periodical reports, and the Report Card, will keep parents/guardians informed of the progress of their wards. These reports are to be signed and returned on time, as stated in the School calendar.

Ordinarily communications with parents/guardians are made through the School calendar. On the first day of every month, the School Calendar for the previous month should be checked by the Parents and signed with the word “CHECKED”.

a. By urging their wards to be regular and punctual in attendance.

■ Parents/guardians are not allowed to see their wards or to interview teachers during class hours without the special permission of the Principal.

b. By checking the School diary on a regular basis.

c. By seeing that their wards are diligent at their homework and lessons. d. By insisting on neatness and cleanliness in their text books, exercise-books and personal appearance. e. By occasionally interviewing the Principal to discuss the progress of their wards.

Admittance into the school premises is at the sole discretion of the school authorities, who reserve to themselves the right to refuse admission to anyone without assigning any reason whatsoever.

■ Exemplary behaviour is expected in the school campus. ■

All communication to the school should be addressed to the Principal.


HINTS FOR BOYS IN SALESIAN SCHOOLS (Given by DON BOSCO)

ATTITUDE TO GOD ■

Remember that we have been created in order to love and serve God, our Creator and that all learning and wealth in this world amount to nothing without the fear of God on which our temporal and eternal welfare depend.

Give glory to God for whatever learning you have for He is the Author of every good. Do not glory in any ability.

Give yourself to the practice of virtue while you are young. The virtues to be cultivated most are modesty (purity), humility, obedience and kindness.

By modesty is meant a proper and decent manner of speaking and acting. This virtue is one of the best ornaments of your age.

Avoid any kind of sin, especially three evils should be particularly avoided: a) Taking of the name of God in vain b) Impurity in thought, word or deed c) Stealing

These evils draw God’s anger up on us. But if we keep these evils far away from us, God will never fail us with His blessings.


ATTITUDE TO TEACHERS ■

Boys should look upon their school-mates as brothers and upon their Teachers and Superiors as Fathers/ Mothers.

Respect every teacher whether of your own class or not. Be grateful towards those who taught you in the past. Show your teachers those exterior signs of reverence to which they are entitled, such as, greeting them whenever you meet them.

Be convinced that your teachers deeply feel their serious obligation of promoting your welfare in the best way they possibly can, and that in advising, commanding and correcting you, they have nothing else in view but your own good.

After piety study is most praiseworthy. Therefore, your first occupation must consist in doing the tasks assigned to you by your teachers.

Always rise when your teachers enter the class and again when they leave. If they delay in coming do not make any noise, but wait for them in your places in silence reviewing your lesson or reading some good book.

■ During class avoid whispering or interrupting.


ATTITUDE TO

SCHOOL MATES 1. Strive to edify your school mates by your good example at all time. In fact no sermon is more efficacious than good example. 2. Never make fun of those who are backward in their studies or not so quick to grasp their lessons. Let there be no ridiculing of anyone on account of his physical defect. What you laugh at or despise in others may some day befall you. 3. Gladly help one another at recreation; make no distinction in the choice of your companions. Let no one be slighted in any game and let there be no selfishness. If there be need to make a sacrifice for the sake of the team let it be made cheerfully. 4. When you are asked by a superior regarding the conduct of some of your companions, answer to the best of your knowledge especially when it is a matter of preventing or remedying some evil. To be silent would not be beneficial to your companion and would be offensive to God. Always avoid exaggeration and speak truthfully.


BEHAVIOUR AT SCHOOL 1. To write or draw on the blackboard (except when called upon to do so), to write offensive words, to spoil walls or maps or anything else are things absolutely to be avoided. 2. Take great care of your text-books, copy books and other belongings. Beware of appropriating your neighbour’s property even if it be the smallest thing. Should you find a lost article, give it at once to the Principal / Vice-Principal. 3. Keep the floor and surroundings clean by allowing no paper, dirt etc‌ to fall on it. Cleanliness and purity of soul are reflected by a clean and neat exterior. 4. Speak no ill of your mates, or of the discipline or management of the school. Everyone is perfectly free to remain or not to remain in the school. 5. Always speak well of your school and of your teachers. 6. Performances on the stage of the school auditorium are permitted for your instruction and entertainment. They should help to bring out the fine qualities of your hearts, and never be an occasion for the least sin.

7. Attend them cheerfully and with gratitude to your superiors for permitting them for you. 8. To enter the auditorium in such a hurry or even to run the risk of hurting your companions, to try to go ahead of others in order to secure a better seat, to stand when you should be seated, to shout, to whistle or hiss, or in any other way give evidence of disapproval or dislike, are things absolutely to be avoided. 9. Do not ridicule any one for his mistakes or awkwardness. When the curtain is lowered, applaud generously but not boisterously. 10. Be gentlemanly also when things have not been according to your taste or as perfect as you expected them to be. 11. In leaving the auditorium do not push or shove one another. Go out in an orderly manner. 12. Speak well of all, think well of all, do good to all.


Office Hours Principal can be interviewed between 9.00 and 10.30 am and by special appointment.


t. John Bosco (popularly known as Don Bosco) was born in Italy. He is remembered as a man who dedicated his life to the service of abandoned young people. John Bosco created an order in the Catholic Church, called the Salesians. He was a great educator, employing teaching methods based on love rather than punishment. His method of education is known as The Preventive System. He believed education to be a “matter of the heart,� and said that the students must not only be loved, but know that they are loved. Don Bosco Institutions are not mere schools; they are a family and education here is a way of life. To have a full comprehension of how it works it has to be seen in action.


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