Beause of any reason if you want to cancel your admission to your school or college then you need to write a request letter to the principal asking for admission cancellation and also to refund the fee which you have paid.
As a student, you can request admission cancellation for the following reasons:
- Due to financial problems.
- Got admission to another school/college
- Got seat in the better course in another college
- Any personal reason.
Here are some sample application formats for school/college admission cancellation with the refund requests.
Admission Cancellation Due to Financial Problems
Sub: Admission cancellation & refund request.
With due respect, I am writing this to inform you that because of some financial problems in my family I wish to cancel my admission for the course of __________(course name) in your esteemed institution.
I shall be grateful to you if you cancel my admission and refund my fee of amount ______ Rs which I have paid in your school/college.
Kindly find attached copies of bill receipts for your verification.
I hope you consider my request.
Admission Cancellation for Getting a Seat in Another College
Sub: Admission cancellation & Fee Refund Application.
I, ___________(Your name), got admission in your college for the course of __________(course name) and I have a paid of ___ Rs during admission time.
But unexpectedly I got admission at ___________(college/school name) due to my merit. Hence it is a government school/college the expenses are far less.
Therefore I humbly request you to cancel my admission to your college and kindly refund my fee amount of ____ Rs. In my present financial condition, it will be a great help for me.
I hope you approve my request.
Thanks in advance.
Admission Cancellation for Getting a Seat in A Better Course
Sub: Admission cancellation and fee refund application.
I, ___________(yoru name) registered for the course of ___________(course name) in your college.
Here I would like to inform you that suddenly I got admission for ________ (course) at __________ (college name), it is a great opportunity to me if I look forward to the future.
So I kindly request you to cancel my admission to your college and please refund my fee of the amount _______ Rs which I have paid.
I am enclosing copies of all bill receipts with this letter for your kind verification.
I hope you understand my situation and refund the fee.
Admission Cancellation Due to Personal Reasons
Sub: Application for cancellation of admission & refund.
My name is _______ (your name), recently got admission to your institution to study _________(course name).
But due to some personal reasons, I can not ‘t afford to study further, therefore I want to cancel my admission.
I hereby request you to please cancel my admission and kindly refund my fee amount of ______ Rs which I have paid during admission time.
Also, please find the enclosed bill copies with this letter.
I shall be obliged to you in this regard.
Admission Cancellation Application to School/College by Parents
Sub: Admission cancellation & refund request.
My name is __________(parent name), took admission for my son/daughter named _______________ at ____________(school/college name) to study ___________(course name).
But unexpectedly my son/daughter got admission for the same course at ________(school/college name). Hence it is a government institution the expenses are significantly less, which is a great relief for me in my current financial position.
Therefore I request you to kindly cancel the admission of my son/daughter and please refund the fee of _______Rs which I have paid.
Please find the attached bill copies with this letter.
I shall be thankful to you in this matter.
Tip: How to Write a Letter to Cancel Admission & to Get a Refund
- Address letter to Principal: To cancel your admission either in schools/colleges you have to get approval from the respective principal.
- Subject line: Place the subject line as “ Application for admission cancellation & fee refund”.
- Salutation: Use salutations like “respected sir/madam” (or) “dear sir/madam”.
- Your details: write your details either in the “from” part or the first line of the letter’s body. Write your name & the course applied.
- Reason: Mentioned the reason for cancellation of admission and request for refund of the fee.
- Enclose Bill Copies: Attach copies of all the bill receipts you paid during the admission.
- Finally, end the letter by saying thank you and write your name in the signature field & sign above it.
1. How many days will it take to get the refund?
1 to 2 days. Once it gets approval from the principal then you will get your fee amount on the same day or the next day.
2. Is there any time limit to apply for cancellation of admission?
You have to do it before the start of the classes because once the classes start then almost all admissions will be closed. In that case, educational institutions don’t agree to refund of fee.