The Fees Regulating Authority Government of Maharashtra has started to publish the fees for Unaided Private Professional Institutes for the academic year 2022-2023 on their website i.e. mahafra.org. The Fees Regulating Authority (FRA) office has published the fees institute-wise or college-wise on their website mahafra.org -> the Fees Information tab. The FRA office has published fees structure academic year-wise (i.e. batch-wise) in the Fees Information. Example, if the students take the admission in the academic year 2021-2022. The student can check their fees structure for the AY 2021-22 in Fees information tab.
If the Institute started the new professional unaided course from the academic year 2022-23 then the FRA has declared the ad-hoc fees for the first two year batch which shall to subject to confirm by the Institute.
The Parent/Student who will take admission in the first year of the academic year 2022-23 for professional courses (Engineering, MBA, MMS, MCA, B. Pharmacy, M. Pharmacy, Pharm D, LLB 3 Years, LLB 5 Years, MBBS, MDMS, Dental, Ayurvedic, Homoeopathic, Unani, Physiotherapy, B.Sc. Nursing, P.B.B.Sc Nursing, Agriculture) can able to check the course and institute-wise fee structure on the Fees Regulating Authority (FRA) website i.e. mahafra.org -> Fees Information -> Click on A.Y. 2022-23 while filling the option form for admission.
Also, the Authority has published its minutes of the meeting about the fee structure of the Institutes and mentioned that these is maximum fees to be charged and recovered from the students by the Institute and the ‘fees’ term has been defined u/s 2(g) of the Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admissions and Fees) Act, 2015. Also state that “any amount accepted by institutions in cash or kind, directly or indirectly in excess of the fee approved by the Authority amounts to an Act of “profiteering” as defined u/s 2(s) of the Act of 2015.”
If any Institutes/Colleges charge over and above the fee structure approved by the Fees Regulating Authority then the parent or student can submit their grievance with proof to the Fees Regulating Authority office.