CBSE Affiliation Circular, Steps to Apply online CBSE Provisional Affiliation

Link for the CBSE Affiliation application session 2021-22 will remain open till 30 June 2020.

  1. This is an electronic Application Form. Please read the following instructions and procedures carefully before you start filling the form.
  2. Please read the Affiliation Bye Laws carefully before applying.
  3. Following types of Schools are eligible for affiliation with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE):-
    1. Government or Government aided schools
    2. Schools run by autonomous organisations under the Government like Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), Central Tibetan Schools Organization (CTSO), Sainik Schools Society etc.
    3. Schools run by Government Department directly like Defence, Railways etc.
    4. Schools managed directly by Public Sector Undertakings or by reputed societies of Public Sector Undertakings under the financial control of such Public Sector Undertakings or by Societies formed by such Undertakings
    5. Private, unaided schools.
  4. Online application may be submitted for the following :-
    Approval of Middle Class Syllabus.Affiliation upto Secondary level.
    Upgradation upto Secondary level.Switch Over upto Secondary level.
    Affiliation upto Senior Secondary level.Upgradation upto Senior Secondary level.
    Switch Over upto Senior Secondary level.Permission for Primary Classes (1-5).
    Additional Subjects, applicable in case of already CBSE affiliated Senior Secondary schools.Extension of General Affiliation in case of already CBSE affiliated school upto Secondary / Senior Secondary level.
    Transfer of School From Society/Trust/Company to Another.Increase in Sections.
    Permission to Run School in Two Shifts.Change of Name of the School.
    Shifting of School From One Campus to Another.Change of Name of the Society.
    Restoration of Affiliation.Closure of School.
  5. The following documents have to be uploaded by the school (pdf files only not more than 2 MB in size), otherwise the application is likely to be summarily rejected:-
    1. For Schools in India- Certificate as per attached format duly signed by District Education Officer may be submitted.
      1. Format of certificate for fresh affiliation
      2. Format of certificate for Extension/Upgradation
      3. Affidavit as per attached format
    2. b. For Overseas Schools- Certificate as per attached format duly signed by Competent Authority of embassy.
      1. Format of certificate for fresh affiliation
      2. Format of certificate for Extension/Upgradation
      3. Affidavit as per attached format
  6. Last date for submission of application is 31st March of the year preceding the year in which class VII, IX, XI is proposed to be started. These classes should not be started without affiliation with the Board. CBSE will not be responsible for any consequences if these classes are started without proper affiliation etc. by the CBSE.
  7. Schools can apply for Pre-ponement of session by logging in and paying the fees online.
  8. In case of any dispute(s), the courts and tribunals at the Delhi shall have the exclusive.
  9. All applicant schools are required to read and agree with the affiliation bye-laws of CBSE.
SNFee HeadsGeneral AffiliationOn DemandRegular Affiliation
In IndiaAbroadIn IndiaAbroadIn IndiaAbroad
1Approval for Middle Class Syllabus50,0002,00,00010,00,00015,00,00020,00050,000
2Fresh Affiliation up to Secondary Level1,50,0002,50,00010,00,00015,00,00020,00050,000
3Upgradation to Secondary Level1,00,0002,00,00010,00,00015,00,00020,00050,000
4Secondary Level Switch-over from other boards1,50,0002,50,00010,00,00015,00,00020,00050,000
5Fresh Affiliation up to Senior Secondary Level2,50,0002,50,00010,00,00015,00,00020,00050,000
6Upgradation to Senior Secondary Level1,00,0002,00,00010,00,00015,00,00020,00050,000
7Senior Secondary Level Switch-over from other boards2,50,0002,50,00010,00,00015,00,00020,00050,000
8Re-inspection50,0001,00,000To be announcedTo be announced50,0001,00,000
9Periodical Inspection50,0001,00,000To be announcedTo be announced50,0001,00,000
10Surprise Inspection50,0001,00,000To be announcedTo be announced50,0001,00,000
11Permission of two shifts (As per status of school)1, 2 or 5 above.1, 2 or 5 above.To be announcedTo be announcedFor Secondary Level 75,000 For Senior Secondary Level 1,25,000For Secondary Level 1,25,000 For Senior Secondary Level 1,25,000
12Permission of site shifting (As per status of school)1, 2 or 5 above.1, 2 or 5 above.To be announcedTo be announcedFor Secondary Level 75,000 For Senior Secondary Level 1,25,000For Secondary Level 1,25,000 For Senior Secondary Level 1,25,000
13Permission of name change of school/society (As per status of school)1, 2 or 5 above.1, 2 or 5 above.To be announcedTo be announcedFor Secondary Level 75,000 For Senior Secondary Level 1,25,000For Secondary Level 1,25,000 For Senior Secondary Level 1,25,000
14Permission for section increase (excluding re-inspection fee)1,00,0001,00,000To be announcedTo be announced50,00050,000
15Transfer of school from one society to another (excluding re-inspection fee)5,00,0005,00,000To be announcedTo be announced10,00020,000
16Introduction of Additional Subjects (Science) (excluding re-inspection fee)10,000 per subject50,000 per subject1,00,0002,00,0002,000 per subject5,000 per subject
17Introduction of Addl. Subjects (Non-Science) (excluding re-inspection fee)5,000 per subject20,000 per subject1,00,0002,00,0002,000 per subject5,000 per subject
18Restoration of affiliation (excluding re-inspection fee)4,00,0004,00,000To be announcedTo be announced20,00050,000
19Permission for Classes 1-5 (excluding re-inspection fee)50,0002,00,00020,00050,000
20Closure of school1,00,0002,00,000To be announcedTo be announced50,0001,00,000
21Extension of Affiliation (excluding inspection fee)01-31 January50,0002,00,000To be announced
01-29 February50,0002,50,000To be announced
01-31 March1,50,0003,00,000To be announced
22Late fee per month for extension of affiliation25,00025,000To be announced
23Maximum Late fee for extension of affiliation1,00,0001,00,000To be announced
24Annual FeeTo be announcedTo be announcedTo be announcedTo be announced5,00010,000
25Pre-ponement of session (Additional fee)
Approval of Middle Class Syllabus2,00,0004,00,000To be announcedTo be announced1,00,0002,00,000
Fresh Affiliation up to Secondary Level5,00,00010,00,000To be announcedTo be announced1,00,0002,00,000
Upgradation to Secondary Level5,00,00010,00,000To be announcedTo be announced1,00,0002,00,000
Secondary Level Switch-over from other board5,00,00010,00,000To be announcedTo be announced1,00,0002,00,000
Fresh Affiliation up to Senior Secondary Level5,00,00010,00,000To be announcedTo be announced1,00,0002,00,000
Upgradation to Senior Secondary Level5,00,00010,00,000To be announcedTo be announced1,00,0002,00,000
Senior Secondary Level Switch-over from other board5,00,00010,00,000To be announcedTo be announced1,00,0002,00,000

Steps to apply online for Provisional Affiliation CBSE Affiliation Circular

Step 1

Read Instruction and Procedure carefully Apply Now »

Step 2

Register yourself with us

Step 3

Fill School History Form and Submit to us Do not send any document to CBSE unless asked for

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  • Email Address for communication  :   cbse.aff@nic.in
  • Tel : 011-22467774, 011-22528257, 011-22426938
    Central Board Of Secondary Education
    2, Community Centre,Shiksha Kendra
    CBSE Headquarters,
    Preet Vihar,Delhi-110092

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