CBSE Scraps Permanent Affiliation Policy | Schools To Apply For Fresh ‘Provisional Certificates’ Now, Check Details

CBSE dismisses permanent affiliation bye-laws for schools to grant 'provisional recognition' from academic session 2019-20 for greater accountability reasons.

Central Board Secondary Education scraps the permanent affiliation policy for the schools who have been affiliated with the prestigious education board. Withdrawing the permanent affiliation of various schools at a pan India level,  CBSE has now introduced a ‘temporary’ policy which is the ‘Provisional Affiliation’ in lieu of the same. Schools under the board’s guidelines shall have to apply afresh for gaining the recognition form the CBSE authorities for the upcoming academic session commencing from 2019-20. Read on to check the details about the CBSE’s latest decision of scrapping the permanent affiliation policy & other details.

CBSE Scraps Permanent Affiliation Bye-Laws | Check Major Changes in Policy & Here’s Why

The CBSE board shall now no longer affiliate the schools giving them a permanent status of gaining the board’s recognition on account of many legit reasons cited by the education board itself. Scrapping the recognition policy issued for a lifetime to schools, the board does not aim to de-recognise or de-affiliate the schools but only aims to ensure quality education, infrastructure and safety norms in the school premises who are provided with the CBSE permanent affiliation.

This decision of withdrawing the permanent affiliation status from the schools by the CBSE board authorities has been taken in order to ensure greater accountability and transparency in the functioning of schools. Many schools which have gained CBSE permanent affiliation misused their status by not undergoing routine inspections conducted by the board. Also, lack of infrastructural development and proper safety norms in the schools are of major concern which has driven the authorities to take such a harsh step for the benefit of student community.

CBSE Cancels Permanent Affiliation | Schools To Apply For Fresh Recognition Certificates

According to the latest CBSE guidelines and decision of dismissing the permanent affiliation policy, the board of education shall now be issuing ‘Provisional affiliation certificates’ to the schools gaining recognition by CBSE. This shall be a kind of temporary affiliation granted by the board having a fixed tenure validity of three years which can be extended up to five years by the CBSE. Moreover, schools shall have to re-apply for gaining the CBSE affiliation before the due date of the recognition validity using their unique registration ID granted by the board itself.

More than 20,000 schools have been affiliated by the Central Board of Secondary Education out of which around 92 prestigious schools already had its permanent affiliation. Discarding the same, the CBSE has now called for ‘renewal process’ with greater amendments introduced within the system followed. The schools shall now seek the ‘provisional affiliation certification’ from the CBSE board for the upcoming academic session commencing from 2019 onwards validity details of which has been mentioned above. The schools and its management heads are iterated to vigil the same and scrutinise efforts in applying for the fresh provisional certificates granting them with CBSE affiliation for a fixed tenure.

Source : HT


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