NEW DELHI: In a press conference, the Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, on School education and issues related to it, announced changes made in the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) affiliation norms. The Union Minister stated that the changes were made in order to bring transparency to the tedious application and affiliation process. Also, that the boards focus will be on learning outcome (academic outcomes) rather than the infrastructure of application process.
To bring this transparency the application process for CBSE affiliation will be made fully online will removing the number of dealing processes. Also, rather than 14 just two documents will be required to be submitted by the schools seeking CBSE affiliation. Find all the changes announced in the press conference in the following section.
Changes made in CBSE Affiliation Norms
- The biggest change announced in the affiliation norms make it no longer mandatory for both State and Central certification for schools to apply.
- Schools will only be required to get a NOC (No-Objection Certificate) from the state government which will be submitted to the board along with a self-sworn affidavit.
- It will be mandatory for all the affiliated schools to disclose their fee structure so that no fee charges remain hidden from the parents. Schools who fail to do so will lose its affiliation with the board.
- Application Process for CBSE affiliation will be done online only.
CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education is a national level school education board for public and private schools in India. It is the leading board in school education advancement and modernization fields. Currently the board is affiliated with 20,700 schools all across India.