The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the application deadline for school seeking affiliation from the board. Candidates can now submit their application forms without any late fee by April 30, 2020. The decision came due to the current lockdown of the country as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
In an official notification, CBSE said, “to ensure fulfillment of various government advisories and directive on current Covid-19 situation and a measure of abundant precautions, the competent authority of the Board after due consideration has accorded approval for extension of date of submission of application under various categories i.e fresh affiliation/upgradation/ switch over from other board/extension of affiliation for session 2021-22 without any late fee till April 30, 2020.”
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The circular further read, “The board had notified its Affiliation Bye-Laws vide notification dated 18.10.2018. As per appendix I, the period for applying for affiliation under various categories i.e fresh affiliation/upgradation/switch over from other board/extension of affiliation for session 2021-22 for all applicant schools is upto March 31, 2020 with requisite fees.”
Source: The Indian ExpressPosted in National, News