How to get CBSE Affiliation in India?

The affiliation of a school with a prior board of education is required whether it is for opening a school or running a school already. The procedure to get CBSE Affiliation in India is necessary for every school in order to provide quality education. CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) is the most preferred boards depending on the area. Associating with CBSE board of education helps us in the inner course of action and raises the academic standards.

INSTANT ENQUIRY?

The minimum requirement to get CBSE affiliation in India is a school in running status as the application of affiliation requires the database of students studying in the school and the teaching staff. The school also requires relevant documentation following all the guidelines and bye-laws which the authorities will approve after completing the inspection to start the process of opening a CBSE school.

Fulfilling CBSE School Affiliation Procedure is much trickier and every school those run by the government, private, unaided schools, those run by the public sector are eligible to apply for affiliation to deliver a quality education.

Applications for affiliation may be considered under the following four categories:

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  • Approval of middle-class syllabus
  • Provisional affiliation of a secondary school
  • Upgradation/provisional affiliation of a school for the senior secondary stage
  • Regular affiliation to schools run by the Government/Government Aided / Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS)/Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)/Central Tibetan Schools Organization (CTSO)

How to Apply for Affiliation?

An individual can apply to start a school by visiting a Regional office of CBSE after selecting a board of education. CBSE has profound 8 Regional Offices in India which are easily available in Google. They can also visit the official website to apply for CBSE Affiliation.

What are the Required Documents?

The further step requires attesting the documents with the application form to get the affiliation.

  • No Objection Certificate
  • Recognition Certificate
  • Registered Land Certificate
  • Registration certificate of company/society/trust/foundation
  • Affidavit for Non-proprietary and non-commercial nature of school
  • Land Registration and /or lease document
  • Fire Safety Certificate
  • Health & Sanitation Certificate
  • Safe drinking water
  • Building Safety Certificate
  • Balance sheet/ Financial Status for last three years
  • Salary paid through ECS/Cheque
  • Infrastructure details photographs (All labs, top view roof of a school including playground & 4 sides of boundary wall)
  • Staff EPF deduction certificate (Latest EPF Challan in the name of school)
  • Staff Salary Certificate
  • Reserve Fund (Jointly in the name of Secretary of CBSE & School Manager/ President/ Principal)

What is the Fee Structure?

The fee is submitted in the form of Demand Draft in the name of Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education, New-Delhi. The fee structure fluctuates as per the affiliation and the type of Schools. Given below is the fee for private schools respectively.

Affiliation Fees

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A. Affiliation Fee in respect of Independent Schools
Approval of middle-class syllabus:
Independent schools within the country Rs.50,000/-
Independent Schools Rs.2,00,000/-
Fresh Provisional Affiliation for Secondary Classes (Class X)
Independent schools within the country Rs.1,50,000/-
Rs.1,00,000/- (If already affiliated up to Middle Class)
Overseas Independent Schools Rs.2,50,000/-
Rs.1,50,000/- (If already affiliated up to Middle Class)
Composite/Switch Over from State Board to CBSE up to Secondary Level Rs.1,50,000/-
Upgradation Senior Secondary level
Independent schools within the country Rs.1,00,000/-
Rs.2,50000/- (If switch over from other Board)
Overseas Independent Schools Rs.2,00,000/-
Rs.2,50,000/- (If switch over from other Board)
Introduction of additional subject
Independent schools within the country (Science Subject) Rs. 10,000/- per subject
Independent schools within the country (Other Subject) Rs.   5,000/- per subject
Overseas Independent Schools (Science Subject) Rs. 50,000/- per subject
Overseas Independent Schools (Other Subject) Rs. 20,000/- per subject
Extension of Provisional Affiliation
Independent schools within the country Rs 50,000/-
Overseas Independent Schools Rs 2,00,000/-
Late Fee Rs.20,000/- (Rs. Twenty Thousand Only) per month
Maximum Limit of Total Late Fee Rs.1,00,000/-
B. Affiliation Fee in respect of Govt./Aided/KVS/JNV Schools
Fresh Regular Affiliation of Secondary Classes Rs.20,000/-
Upgradation to Senior Secondary level Rs.20,000/-
Introduction of additional subject (per subject) Rs.2,000/-
Annual Fee Rs.5,000/-
C. Overseas KVS Schools
Fresh Regular Affiliation of Secondary Classes Rs.50,000/-
Upgradation to Senior Secondary level Rs.50,000/-
Introduction of additional subject (per subject) Rs.5,000/-
Annual Fee Rs.10,000/-
D. Fee for the conduct of Re-inspection for verification of compliance/after rejection
Independent schools within the country Rs.50,000/-
Overseas Independent Schools Rs.50,000/-
E. Restoration/Re-affiliation of disaffiliated school for violation of Examination/Affiliation Bye-Laws.
Independent schools within the country Rs.4,00,000/-
Overseas Independent Schools Rs.5,00,000/-

The rates of various affiliation fees have been revised from academic Session 2019-20 onwards.

Therefore, getting a certificate is not enough, it needs to maintain the quality of education by revising and innovate the available resources to provide the quality education with required documentation for the prior procedures.
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For further queries, contact us here.

A school with running status is the minimum requirement for getting a CBSE affiliation as the application of affiliation requires the database of students studying in the school and the teaching staff. The school also requires basic documentation following all the guidelines and bye-laws which the authorities will approve after the thorough inspection.

What Educare India offers here?

Information on Affiliation Process & Timelines:

  • Online Form Filling Guidelines
  • Deficiency Handling
  • Obtaining of NOC from State Board and its Directives
  • Various CBSE Regulation details
  • Guidance on the report to be filled by the CBSE Inspectors
  • Norms and protocols of CBSE inspection
  • Management of teachers and classes for CBSE Inspection
  • Management of Teachers Salary for Inspection
  • Compliance of Deficiencies after Inspection

Documentation and other readiness for Affiliation:

Educare India Advisory Will guide the management/principal/staff authorized to act for affiliation. The responsibility of the execution lies with the promoting body/school administration)

  • Briefing the management and staff about statutory laws, regulations, norms and minimum standards of practices for CBSE Affiliation
  • Documentation for affiliation
  • Compliances
  • Correspondence with CBSE
  • Complete Guidance in preparing the staff and the management for the Inspection
  • Document preparation for correspondence with the State Government for Obtaining NOC

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26 thoughts on “How to get CBSE Affiliation in India?

    1. Dear Rsreddy

      As per affiliation norms, it is not permissible. Because this calls calls for an extra number of teacher during the conduct of practical of students.

      Should you have any more query, please connect with us at 8889063333 or mail us at gurubax@indiaeducare.com.

    1. Dear Ausaf

      As per the byelaws of CBSE the minimum land requirement for CBSE affiliation (irrespective of LEVEL … MIDDLE / SECONDARY / SR. SECONDARY) is 1.5 acres or 6000 sq mtr. This may be less for certain cities or location as per the guidelines mentioned in the bye laws.
      For 6500 sq ft…. it will not be possible

      best wishes

    1. Dear Ashok ji

      Surely we would be happy to help and assist you for the process of upgradation. You may please connect with us at 8889063333.

  1. We are a group of professionals in the early stage of starting a new CBSE school in Kozhikode, Kerala.
    Please let me know if you are services are offered in Kozhikode or not. If yes, send the brochure the fee details

    1. Post inspection, usually we have observed that it takes approximately 30 to 45 days incase of no deficiencies.

    1. Dear Anita ma’am

      Usually any board provides sufficient time to do the compliance for any deficiency. Incase of failure in compliance, the board rejects the application. After rejection, you need to apply afresh for the same.

    1. Dear Johney

      Would like to understand about your location, amount of land, present status of the school etc. to help and assist you for the same. Please get in touch with us at 8889063333 or info@indiaeducare.com

    1. Dear S M P S
      Any school willing to migrate to CBSE from state board needs to fulfill the norms of CBSE. You may apply for it, providing you are ready as per the new affiliation guidelines issued by cbse on 18th october 2018. For any help you may get in touch with us at 8889063333

  2. info regarding the following: presently we are having upto 8th class and next year 9th. NOC process is almost completed. can we apply for cbse affiliation now?

    1. Dear Fr Jaymon….
      The CBSE website will be open to take the application from 1st January till 31st March every year.

    1. Dear Amar Singh ji

      Land requirement for CBSE school in any region is minimum 1.5 acres and it may be less, depending on the geographical location, population and category of the city. Should you have any more query please get in touch with us at 8889063333 or info@indiaeducare.com

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