The boarding and lodging services of schools, i.e. the hostels, will not feel the pinch and have been exempted from paying GST till the tenth standard [pre-school to the secondary level]. The relaxation has to be passed on to the students too and they will only pay the stipulated fees of the room with no GST on it.
The announcement also signifies that the monthly building maintenance charge will also be freed from GST, though with some conditions.
As reported in India Today.