CBSE Update: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has planned to restructure its affiliation system as per the reforms introduced under the New Education Policy 2020. Under the new system, the CBSE has decided to make the process completely digital, meaning the entire affiliation process will be held online with least human intervention. The new plan will come into effect from March 1.Also Read - CBSE Term 1 Results 2021: Class 10, 12 Scores Likely to be Declared on Jan 24 at cbseresults.nic.in, Say Reports

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1. The new CBSE Affiliation system will be completely digital, based on data analytics Also Read - CBSE Term 2 Board Exams: CBSE Releases Subjective Sample Papers For 10th, 12th Exams; Here's How to Download

2. It will have least human intervention

3. The new system aims at minimum government interference and maximum governance

4. It will be transparent

5. The new CBSE system will have quick and time-bound disposal of all applications.

In order to get registered under the CBSE system of schools, institutions need to get themselves registered at the CBSE website – www.cbseaff.nic.in – and upload mandatory documents as per the CBSE Affiliation Bye Laws, including:

1. No Objection Certificate
2. Recognition Certificate
3. Society/Trust/Company Registration
4. Land Certificate
5. Safety Certificate.

Timelines for CBSE Affiliation Process:

Fresh application or up-gradation of existing affiliation: There are three window periods – March 1 to March 31, June 1 to June 30 and September 1 to September 30

Extension of affiliation: March 1 to May 31

Changes like changing school name/society/trust/company, additional subject, section increase etc: Opens on March 1 and will remain throughout

Changes under special provisions under chapter 15 of CBSE affiliation bye-laws 2018: Opens on March 1 and will remain throughout

The CBSE will upload a detailed document on its website soon.