LEAVE AND LIBERTY/ TOWN DAY
The Head of the institution is authorized to regulate all
Cadets leave and liberty. Leave and liberty are granted as
rewards for excellence in academics, conduct and individual
effort. These are considered to be earned privileges rather
than the rights.
Regular leaves covers periods longer than overnight, such as
Regular Vacations, Eid Break and Term Breaks etc., that are
available to all Cadets. Such periods will be mentioned in the
annual College Calendar, which lists details dates, times and
conditions. It is understood that Cadet will travel to his
home during this period unless he has parental/ guardian
permission provided authority letter to the office.
Special Leave is an absence from the College during a
scheduled school day. All requests for special leave should
reach in writing at Cadet College Murree no later than one day
proceeding the period requested. Special leave requires prior
approval of the PRINCIPAL.
Emergency leave may be granted for the death of an immediate
family member, serious injury or illness, or extreme hardship
of the immediate family member. Requests for emergency leave
must originate with a parent/ guardian of the Cadet, or their
duly authorized representative and may only be made by a
verified telephone call, followed by written request.
All medical appointments must be coordinated with College
medical department and scheduled when possible in Murree
Hills. If medical leave is granted, the Cadet must provide
signed documentation from the physician upon the return to the
College, otherwise he will be charged with an unexcused
Cadets may request leave for an established religious holiday
or holy day, or participation in a specific religious function
with the recommendations of the Principal duly approved by the
LIBERTY/ TOWN DAY
Liberty, a privilege, is the authorized absence of a Cadet
from the College. It is limited in time and also to a
specified geographical area. Liberty normally occurs on
Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Liberty is available at approved times to Cadets who are not
in a duty status or restricted for disciplinary, academic or
Normal Liberty hours are as follows:
Saturday -Liberty normally commences at 1400 hrs and expires
at 1800 hrs.
Sunday - Liberty normally commences at 1300 hrs and expires at
Cadets are encouraged to utilize the Buddy System while
on liberty whenever possible. Special attention is paid to
new Cadets to ensure they have a liberty partner when
departing the College.
Overnight liberty will normally be granted on Saturday nights
only. Cadets having parents/ guardians within 200 km of the
College or those who have parents visiting a location within
200 km of the College may request overnight liberty. Written
request for overnight liberty are required, and must reach the
office of the PRINCIPAL by Friday in working hours. The
College reserves the right to refuse permission to any request
for reasons considered appropriate by the PRINCIPAL.
1. Special emphasis is laid on the punctuality of the Cadets,
when they return to the College particularly after every
holiday(s) / Vacation. Absence on account of illness is
accepted if supported by a Medical Certificate from a
qualified Medical Officer.
2. Parents are earnestly requested not to apply for leave
during the term; parents should apply in writing to Principal
at least a week before the leave is required. They are advised
to schedule their family functions/marriages etc during
vacation / holidays so that the academic schedule of Cadets is
3. Cadet who remains absent from the College without any
information or prior approved leave for six consecutive days
is liable to be struck off the College Rolls. Re-admission on
fee Rs. 6000/- is charges in case they are allowed to rejoin
the College, subject to approval of College council.
4. On the request of parents, Cadets are allowed to visit
homes on long weekends only provided their performance in
academics is satisfactory.