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Coronavirus lockdown: CBSE extends application deadline for schools seeking CBSE affiliation

CBSE has released a notification regarding schools seeking CBSE affiliation announcing an extension of the application deadline in view of the Coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus lockdown: CBSE extends application deadline for schools seeking CBSE affiliation

CBSE has released a notification regarding schools seeking CBSE affiliation announcing an extension of the application deadline in view of the Coronavirus lockdown. (Photo: PTI)

The Central Board of Secondary Education has released a notification regarding schools seeking CBSE affiliation announcing an extension of the application deadline. It has announced an extension of the application deadline for schools applying for a CBSE affiliation in view of the current Coronavirus lockdown.

Earlier, the last date for applications was March 31, 2020. But now, CBSE has extended the date to April 30.

As per the CBSE notification, the decision was taken after numerous representatives from such schools contacted the board asking for an extension of application submission date due to the problems being faced in services because of the Coronavirus lockdown.

Here’s what the official CBSE notification states:

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 31.03.2020 with requisite fees.

In this connection the Board is in receipt of various representations from the schools mentioning problems faced by the school for submission of application for affiliation in stipulated time period in view of current COVID-19 situation.

Therefore, to ensure fulfillment of various Govt. 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 30.04.2020.

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