Dates for CBSE Affiliation Application

The endeavour to reform the process of CBSE Affiliation continues, with effect from 07.01.2021, the Board has decided to change the windows during which the schools can apply for affiliation. Here are the dates

Category of ApplicationTimelines for each calendar year
Fresh Affiliation & Up-gradation of AffiliationSchools can apply during the Three Windows

  • Window No. 1: 1st March - 31st March

  • Window No. 2: 1st June - 30th June

  • Window No. 3: 1st September - 30th September

Extension of AffiliationSingle Window : 1 st March - 31st May

  • Additional Subject

  • Section Increase

  • Change of the name of the School

  • Change of the the Society/Trust/Section-8 Company of the School

Opens on 1st March and shall be open THROUGHOUT the year
Special Provision under Chapter 15 of the CBSE Affiliation Byelaws 2018

  • School in Two Shifts

  • Shifting of School from one campus to the other

  • Restoration of Affiliation

  • Closure of the School

  • Starting Class I if the school is only affiliated from Middle Class and onwards

Opens on 1st March and shall be open THROUGHOUT the year

To know the process, you can read my post here.

Here is the notice which CBSE has issued

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