Atam Devki Niketan

Where Knowledge is Everything

ADN Rules & Regulations

General School Rules

Every student must reach school five minutes prior to morning assembly.
Students who are escorted to and from school under the care of servants or other domestic staff may not leave the school premises without their nominated escort. In case of delay in the arrival of such escorts, they should report the matter to the school office.Students who go home at their own should not loiter about on the way.
The school reserves the right to terminate the continuance of the students with unsatisfactory progress in studies or whose conduct is a bad example for others.
Bullying or uses of foul language are punishable offences. Anyone found doing the same is liable to be issued Yellow/Red card which subsequently will result in expulsion from the school.
Students are strictly forbidden to bring objectionable literature/pictures/I-pods/CDs/Pen Drives/Floppies etc to school.
Damaging or disfiguring school property is a serious offence. Any such damage will have to be made good by the defaulter only. Damage done by accident should be reported to the class incharge immediately.
In the interest of their own safety, students are advised not to buy or receive any gifts/food stuffs from anyone at all and route.
Students are forbidden to buy any eatables from hawkers outside the school.
The school is committed to protect the environment and expects its students to be environment friendly in all their actions.
Students are not allowed to celebrate their birthday at school. However, they are permitted to come to school in civil dress on the day.
Students are not allowed to wear any jewellery or bring any valuable to school. School is not responsible for the loss of any such belongings. However, students from class V onwards are allowed to wear simple watch with black strap.
No student has the permission to commute to school on his/her self-driven geared two wheeler without a driving license. Students have to procure token for their vehicles from school.Defaulters shall be barred from parking the vehicles inside school campus.
Applying heena/nail polish on hands/getting tattoos in carved/bleaching hair is strictly prohibited.
Students can’t leave school campus on any pretext during school hours except in emergency with prior permission of the Principal.
It is mandatory for all the students,unless instructed otherwise, to be present for festivals and functions celebrated in the school campus failing for which they will be fined `20 per absence.
Strict adherence to prescribed uniform, cleanliness and personal hygiene is to be ensured.
No-physical violence is permitted in the school premises. Creating indiscipline, using unfair means in examination or deviation from any school rules will result in the issue of Yellow/Red card.
Bringing mobile phones to school is strictly forbidden. Mobile Phone once confiscated shall remain in school’s possession.
Repeated deviation from any school rules result in expulsion from the school.


The wearing of the uniform is a sacred ritual as it brings about uniformity at ADN, the unique feeling of ‘oneness’, thus underlying the sense of pride in the school dress.
Students must always wear neat and clean uniform as specified –summer, winter or house uniform. Uniform defaulters shall be fined and may be sent back home.
I-Cards are an integral part of school uniform and must be worn everyday.
No student is allowed to come to school/attend any function/PTM in any other dress than uniform.
Students must wear uniform outside the campus while representing the school.
Girls with long hair are required to plait their hair in two braids. All girls must wear red ribbons/hair bands.
Non-Sikh boys should get their hair cut at regular intervals and ensure that it remains combed and tidy.

No student who has been absent on the previous day will be allowed to attend class unless his/her parents have entered an explanation stating the reasons for the absence in the Almanac. Students absenting themselves without prior information will be fined Rs.20 per day.
In case of absence of more than two days on medical grounds, medical certificate and prescription should be attached along with the application.
There is no provision for half day leave. So students who are not well should not be sent to school even on exam/test days. Child shall be marked absent if he/she is to be taken home by parents during school hours even if it is to be an examination/assessment day.
A student who absents himself/herself for consecutive ten days from the school without a leave sanctioned by the Principal,is liable to get his/her name struck off from school. Re-admission may only be entirely on the discretion of the Principal and only after payment of earlier admission fee.
All students are expected to attend school on the opening day immediately after the vacations.
It is compulsory for students to achieve 85% attendance in each session.This stipulation has been relaxed by 10% for the students who represent the school in National and International sports and other events.