Once you are familiar with the Land Requirement for CBSE, the next question is how much to construct.
So a regular Budget School today provisions for the following;
- Class Rooms – Based on Classes the School is starting with and the Section they are looking to start
- Office – Management, Admission, Accounts, Principal, Vice Principal, Coordinator, Counsellor
- Big Rooms – Library, Computer Lab, Dance Studio, Music Room, Craft & Art Room, Staff Room
- Miscellaneous Rooms – Exam Department, Stores,
- Toilets – Boys, Girls, Staff
- Assembly Hall / Ground
- Play Area – Swings, Slides, Merry go round and other outdoor play equipments
- Playground / Courts
I am trying below an approximate Sq Feet one has to build to accommodate all the above except 7 & 8.
Classroom Size: If one has to go through the bye law it says
“Class rooms – minimum size should be 8 m x 6 m (approx 500. sq. ft.).
(ii) Science Labs. (Composite for Secondary or/and separate Physics, Chemistry and Biology for Senior Secondary)- minimum size should be 9 m.x 6 m. each(approx 600 sq. ft) and fully equipped.
(iii) Library – minimum size should be 14 m.x 8 m. fully equipped and with reading room facility.
(iv) Computer Lab. and Math Lab. – No minimum size is prescribed, however, the school should have separate provision for each
(v) Rooms for extra curricular activities – either separate rooms for music, dance, arts & sports or one multi purpose hall for all these activities should be available.
The 500 Sq Feet Classroom is easy enough to make sir 35 ~ 40 students at a time. So here is the maths of total Square Feet of Construction
- The School is starting from Nursery – Class VII
- School is starting with 2 section each
- School is building all the above mentioned point in the beginning of this post.
- We will do all the calculation by taking unit as One Classroom which measure 500 Sq feet
Total No of Classrooms with two sections each – 20
Library – Double of a classroom – 2
Labs – Maths Lab & Composite Science Lab – 3
Studio – Art, Music & Dance – 4.5
Management Office, Principals Office – 2
Accounts, Coordinator, Exam Room, Store, Admissions Office – 3.5
Staff Room – 2
Toilets – 3
So a total of = 40 units of 500 Square feet each
= 20,000 Square Feet
If one has to multiply this 20,000 Sq Feet with a rough estimate of Rs 900 for construction, the fund requirement is around Rs 1.8 Crores or 2 crores.
Nationalised Banks do give loans to Societies / Trust looking to start schools.
Hope this post will help one get a better understanding of the task and the costs
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Dear Abhiney Singh,
Thank you for such a knowledge and valuable post.
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I want the room dimension for icse/ib school
There are no room sizes for IB, for ICSE it is 500 sq feet for 40 students.
Dear sir s k singh from up, Behraich district, I plan a primary school up to class 5, in village ,how can we calculate money in building ,and norms of room size,for recommendations to any board
Kindly read my post on the infrastructure required and talk to an architect and a civil engineer post that. The cost of construction should be in the range of Rs 900 – 1400 depending upon the quality of construction.
I have read all your posts. We are a new school started just in 2018 and are affiliated to CBSE. Now we would like to start a hostel in a campus adjacent to to our 2 acre campus. What type of permissions are needed? What are the pre- requisites? can you pl clarify?
For Hostel, CBSE has nothing to with permission. All you need to do is take permission from local authorities.
Thank you so much for your content..
For a cbse school upto class 8 , what are the required labs ? Is language lab necessary?
The Language Lab is not mandatory for any school at any stage. The mandatory labs are as follows
Up till X Standard
1. Maths Lab
2. Composite Science Lab
3. Computer Lab
For XII Standard
4. Biology Lab
5. Physics Lab
6. Chemistry Lab
Greetings from Ravi Raju.
We have just constructed a school to be affiliated to CBSE. To provide better facilities like AC and to minimize the number of students in each class, we reduce the size of the classrooms (around 450 Sqft). Will there be any problem in getting the affiliation if we give the undertaking letter that we will not admit more than 30 students per class?
I have already replied to you on the mail.
i am running PUNJAB SCHOOL EDUCATION BOARD SCHOOL is it possible to convert state board affiliation to CBSE OR ICSE.
Yes, it is very much possible. In fact, is you read my blog —> Schools have to get State Board Recognition to be affiliated with the CBSE Board. It is a mandatory requirement.
sir i have PSEB Affiliation and i want to convert pseb affiliation to any other board CBSE OR ICSE. is it possible?
Could you please help me?
I would like to open new CBSE school only ( class I to VII). What will be start construction of building area in sq ft out of toal 20000 sq ft area?
There is no minimum requirement in terms of Construction. Few things one needs to keep in mind are Class Room size (500 Sq Ft), Library (1150 sq feet+) & Labs (600 Ft+). Beyond this you can decide appropriately.
I want the room dimension for cbse school
kindly read my post minimum construction requirement for a CBSE School
Hello sir, I m from AMBALA…and constructing our own school….please help me regarding the revised norms of stairs and ramp width… please guide me…what should be the actual width of these???
Kindly ask the architect to follow National Building code.
Greetings from Rajiv Singh Gaur. I am teaching in a reputed school from last 12 years as a PGT physics. Now I am planning to open a school affiliated with CBSE in rural area. What is the basic criteria of land and initially upto which standard I will get affiliation in the starting of my school.
Accordingly how many minimum classrooms are required.
Minimum Land required: 1.5 Acres for the Non-Metros Set up
Minimum standard of affiliation you can seek from CBSE:Middle School (upto VIII standard)
Minimum construction: Depending on the section, for Middle class minimum will be about 10 Rooms + Labs + Amenities
I want to start a school in sohna i have 3630 sq.yrds plot at 44′ facing road., can i get the affiliation from cbse or haryana board
I can’t comment about Haryana board for that one has to look into the state guidelines. For CBSE if this Land is outside of NCR than you would need a minimum of 1.5 Acres i.e 7260 Sq yards. If its within NCR, land requirement will change, read my blog [ http://brightoninternational.in/teachclub/open-start-a-school-in-india-and-cbse-affiliation/
what is the minimum width of the staircase in school building as per CBSE Norms ?
The CBSE in its new bye laws has asked the schools to follow the guidelines of National Building Code (NBC). Kindly help yourself there.
Is a double door entry for each class room compulsory for CBSE SCHOOLS.
Will there be any problem in affiliation if there is a single door entry for class rooms?
No there wouldn’t be any problem
Sir m apne tehsil m cbse school kholna chahti hu..or meri abhi bhi school chal Rahih …..Rbse medium se …..to ap uska processing bataye
The entire process is written here http://brightoninternational.in/teachclub/bharat-main-cbse-school-share-kare/
I am planning to start my school upto 12th standard in Gorakhpur Uttar pradesh…can u help me out in providing details about how much land wl b needed…then wat all paper formalities i need to make…alongwid rough estimate about the total cost for building the infrastructure wid all d amenities..
If you can go through different posts I have published. This shall help you in developing an understanding of the norms and the requirements and ‘How to’ as well. Kindly go though http://brightoninternational.in/teachclub/
Sir we are starting new school and need to affiliate for CBSE/ICSE board is there any mandatory the school building should be in any shape like U shape or V shape am totally confused please guide me
Dear Mr Kumar,
The building could be of any shape you like till the time you are following space norms like 500 square feet for 40 students in the Classroom and Library & Lab norms laid down in the CBSE bye-Laws.
The Shape has no consequences on the Affiliation.
Cbse class X ke affiliation ke liye ground kitna hona chahiye
There is no minimum size prescribed for the ground. The land should be more than 6000 meters.
There is no norms for shape of building as all school sites are not same. if land available is more, the school can be designed in horizontal span and if space is not more it will be needed to design in vertical span. design shall comply all your requirements (fulfilling number of classrooms, library, labs and office areas) and shape of building is merely skill of designer to arrange these required spaces in aesthetical manner imparting pleasing spaces and nice looking elevations. sometimes topographical sites – slopy sites allow designer to design building in stepped classrooms & corridors which gives different atmosphere and aesthetical ethos. so find good designer – Architect. He will do job for you.
Dear sir, I want to start a cbse school in my village. There is no cbse school surrounding 40km area to my village. I want to start it for only pre-primary. Nur pp1 & pp2. Is there any changes from above guidelines?
Pre Primary School does not come under CBSE, CBSE only starts from Class I and onwards.
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Is it necessary to provide ramp access to all the floors (for students using wheelchairs), even when the floors can be accessed by a lift?
There is no clear mandate for this issue. In my opinion, the lifts should do just fine
Can we run a cbsc primary school in a village of haryana
Is any affiliation need to run a cbsc primary school. And what’s the procedure to start a cbsc primary school in a village.
For any school to start, it is mandatory for the society / Trust or Section 8 company to apply for state board affiliation.