Due to the second wave of COVID pandemic , schools in Tamil Nadu remain closed since 24.04.2021. Physical classes for the new academic year 2021-2022 have not yet commenced . Representations are being received by the different directorates regarding collection of fee for the academic year 2021-2022. Considering the pandemic situation , all un aided Private Schools in Tamil Nadu are directed to collect 75 % of the tuition fee alone . The first instalment of 40 % of fee may be collected by 31.08.2021 and the remaining 35 % may be collected within a period of two months of the commencement of the physical classes in the academic year 2021-2022 . With regard to the collection of balance 25 % of fee , it may be decided in due course considering the pandemic situation.