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Open / Start a School in India and CBSE Affiliation

Schools in India has to function as a “NOT FOR PROFIT” in the form of Society / Trust or a Section 8 company. I have written a separate post on the formation of the Trust & Society. Any school which is affiliated to the state board and has the ‘No Objection Certificate from the State can apply for CBSE Affiliation. Let us go through this post and understand how can you start a CBSE School in India. The minimum land requirement by CBSE is 1.5 Acres but there is a host of factors which can play a part in this requirement such as Type of City, Population, Location of the land, Type of Property etc

S NoLocation of SchoolLand Requirement (Minimum) (Sq Meters)
1Anywhere in India6000
2In municipal limits of cities with the population
(Exceeding 15 Lakhs)
4000
3In Hilly areas prescribed by the planning commissions (NITI Aayog).4000
4In Municipal limits of the State Capital Cities4000
5In the North Eastern States4000
6In the State of Jammu and Kashmir4000
7In Municipal Limits of Ghaziabad, NOIDA, Faridabad & Gurugram cities.4000
8In the Municipal limits of  Panchkula and Mohali/SAS nagar.4000
9(For the Secondary Level)
In the Municipal Limits class-X cities (Ahemdabad, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune)or on the Hill stations.
2000
10(For the Senior Secondary Level)
In the Municipal Limits class-X cities (Ahemdabad, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune) or on the Hill stations.
3000
11(For the Secondary Level)
In the Municipal Limits of Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata,
Mumbai Or the state of Arunachal Pradesh
or the State of Sikkim or the
1600
12(For the Senior Secondary Level)
In the Municipal Limits of Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai Or the state of Arunachal Pradesh or the State of Sikkim or the Islands
2400
13Union Territories4000
LAND REQUIREMENT FOR A CBSE SCHOOL IN INDIA

Location is Urban or Rural, the area will be determined by the above. For more information, you can read this post here. Click Here 

Cost of building a School

A school normally requires construction in phases (Here I am talking about a Budget CBSE School meant for a 1000 students)

  • Phase 1: 20,000  sq ft to 25,000  sq ft construction – Year 1
  • Phase 2: 12,000  sqft- 15,000 sq ft – year 3
  • Phase 3: 6,000  sqft – 10,000 sq ft – Year 4

You multiply these numbers with Rs 1000 – 1,400 per sq feet and this will give you a ballpark costing of construction plus furniture. Over and above this you can spend on Marketing, Landscaping, Sports Facilities etc. That is completely dependent on the promoter’s vision.

State Board Affiliation

A School has to have the affiliation from the State Board. It doesn’t matter if it is eventually affiliated to CBSE / ICSE or IB Board. Education is a state subject, hence the can have any affiliation but State BoardAffiliation / Permission is MANDATORY.

Franchise

Starting any Brand Franchise: There are a lot of franchise (Brands) to choose from like Brighton International School, DPS, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Everonn, Manipal, Shamrock, Mayo College, Kangaroo Kids etc.

All these have a proper corporate office where there are teams involved with the expansion of the chain. Their website is the way one can get in touch with them. Typically they charge a Security Deposit (to be fixed for a stipulated period) a Licence Fee (chargeable every year) and a Revenue share per student. None of this is fixed and may depend from organization to organization. They will help you in setting an elementary process and curriculum right.

Starting the School (Essential Steps)

Form a Trust/Society/ Section 8 Company

As per the government’s norms, the administrative power of the school should be vested in a Not-for-profit society or trust. Every state has an office of Registrar where a society can be registered. This is the address of the few of the offices across different states; for more, you can read here

Chhattisgarh – http://coop.cg.gov.in/Phone_contact.htm

Madhya Pradesh – http://www.mp.gov.in/registrarfirms/

Similarly one can start a school by forming a Section 8 company. For more on this, you can read my post here

Register/ Lease the Plot of Land

The Land on which the school will be built has to be either leased out or should be in the name of the society or the trust. The documents should be certified by the local land registration office. For a CBSE school inside the city limits the minimum area should be One Acre and outside the city limits should be 1.5 Acres. Kindly remember the Land should all be at One Place and in One Piece with Pucca Boundary Wall (minimum 6 feet high) on all the sides.

I get the maximum amount of queries regarding the size of the land, especially from Metros. CBSE has amended the bye-laws regarding the requirement of land. Kindly go through the circular. It specifically states the land required for starting a school in Metrosshould be greater than 1600 Sq Meter (about 0.4 acres) for Pre Primary to Class X, and about an acre for Classes up to Class XII. For the rest of India, the rule has stayed the same as described above. I have written a separate post on this topic, here is the link. If the land is leased out to the ‘Not For Profit’ entity the minimum LEASE DURATION should be 15 Years. In case of ownership, the land title documents is a Sale Deed/Conveyance Deed/Gift Deed/Lease Deed/Sub lease/Allotment Letter etc. duly registered before the Registration Authority concerned of the State as per rules.

GET THE STATE BOARD AFFILIATION(Get an approval from the local Education Office ) – Once the building and the staff is ready, open admissions. Simultaneously go to the local education office in most cases DEO (District Education Office) and register by paying the fee. Post inspection of the school premises and after taking the relevant information they will provide the society/trust with required certification. The school will first take-off after the permission from the state board. This is essential, there has been a ruling by the court on this aspect. I have written the details about various states and their education boards in a separate post here.

The above mentioned steps simplistically captures, how you start school in India, now moving to ‘How to get CBSE Affiliation for your school’?

HOW TO GET CBSE AFFILIATION

For a NEW School applying to CBSE for the first time, there are five options to choose while applying for affiliation;

  1. Approval for Middle School Syllabus
  2. Fresh Affiliation Up to Secondary Level
  3. Fresh Affiliation up to Senior Secondary Level
  4. Switch Over Category (school which has been churning out Class X or XII with the state board and now wish to get converted to CBSE)
    • Secondary Level Switch-over from other boards
    • Senior Secondary Level Switch-over from other boards

Which one should you choose – This depends on the

  • How ready is your infrastructure – Senior Secondary Level requires Labs and it will require classrooms for all the classes from Class I to Class XII
  • How ready is the market in terms of demand – It is very unlikely in a competitive market that a school opens and students will shift in large numbers in higher classes. So choose wisely.
  • How much can you spend on the staff  – To employ PGT i.e senior teachers one has to pay good money, as partly explained in point 2, to get affiliation you have to show the entire Staff as well up-till Class XII, hence most of the schools grow slowly.

The best option: The best option is to choose the Option number 2, Fresh Affiliation Up to Secondary Level. This will secure school affiliation till Class X and later after a year, school can re-apply for Senior Secondary Affiliation.

This entire process of affiliation is a very transparent process and in case one is ready to do the paperwork, you really don’t require any touts or middleman. With effect from 07.01.2021, the dates for application are as follows;

Category of ApplicationTimeline 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

From 18th March 2021, CBSE transformed its Affiliation process and renamed the process as SARAS (School Affiliation Re-Engineered Automation System). SARAS looks to do the following;

  • Timeline for affiliation reduced to 4 months time
  • Automatic Approvals based on Data Analytics for Extension/ Upgradation/ Section increase etc
  • Use of Machine Learning / AI to read documents
  • Relies on self certification and public disclosures
  • Provision of Virtual inspection
  •  Instant flow of information to applicants

CBSE provides the school with a list of bye-laws to be kept in mind while applying for CBSE Affiliation. The entire manual can be downloaded from the CBSE’s official website. Here is the website – CBSE e-Affiliation Website and choose SARA, link to download the  Bye-Laws – Affiliation Bye-Laws

Step 1 – The School before getting into the online form filling, should be ready with the following;

  1. Digital Signatures – to authorise your final submission. The Chairman/ Member/ Trustee/ Director or any representative can use its digital signatures. How to get Digital Signature, click here.

6 documents 

  1. No Objection Certificate – Its a certificate issued by the State Education Department (Secretariat) to the effect that State Government has no objection to the affiliation of the School with CBSE . For a brief period of time this certificate was revoked by the CBSE but in December 2016, it has again made the entry. I have detailed it in a separate post here. Click Here.
    1. The School basically have to write an application to the State Education Secretary Office (located in the state’s capital) and ask for NOC so that the state allows a school to follow CBSE. This can be a simple application where a copy of the application goes to local DEO office.
    2. If NOC/Recognition certificate is in vernacular language, then the school must upload its duly notarized translated copy in English/Hindi along with the signed copy of NOC/Recognition certificate in vernacular language. Kindly note, there is specific department in the state government responsible for transaction.  
  2. School Recognition Certificate from concerned State Education Department as per extant rules and provisions contained in RTE Act 2009. This is also called Affiliation Certificate by the State Board.
  3. Land Certificate as per the Appendix X of the Affiliation Bye-laws : The Competent Authority t o issue the land certificate is DM/ ADM/ SDM / Tehsildar/Naib Tehsildar/ Registrar/ Sub Registrar or any other equivalent authority competent to issue such certificate. Download the format here. 
  4. Fire Safety Certificate to be issued by the Fire Safety Department of the State Govt./ Competent Govt. Authority such as Municipal Corporation etc. as per prescribed norms with validity (validity as on date of final submission of application).
  5. Building Safety Certificate To be issued by competent government authority or the empanelled engineers authorised to issue such certificates by the appropriate Government. For e.g. Empanelled engineer by Municipal Corporations /Development Authorities (PWD)/ Roads/ Building Department etc.
  6. Certificate of Registration of Society/ Trust/ Section 8 Company running the school.
  7. Get your School Website Ready with the information as per the CBSE requirement. Check the requirements here. The website should have the curriculum details, TC Sample, Norms for fixing Fee, Affiliation Status, Students details, Address, List of books prescribed along with undertaking by the Principal, Annual Report, School Circulars, Fee Details, Details of Teachers Training, Academic Achievements, Self Affidavit of the School (This usually is getting made on 100 Rs Stamp Paper. Here is a sample for your perusal.).
  8. Information about UDISE Code
  9. Scanned copies of Audited Balance Sheet
  10. Video Clips & Geo Tagged Photos
  11. Transport Safety Certificate
  12. Soft copy / Scanned copy of Academic Calendar.

Step No. 2: Start filling the Online form 

  1. KYC Form 
  2. Initial Part Payment of Rs 10,000
  3. Part A – input the information of the 6 forms listed above
  4. After submitting all the information as per Part A of the application, school will have an option to generate System generated Self-certification or System generated DEO certificate on the basis of data filled in Part A. In case the school opts for Self-certification, the school is required to upload the same with digital signature of the school. However, in case school opts for DEO certificate, the school is required to get the DEO certificate duly signed by DEO/DIOS/Any other officer authorized by State/UT Education Department and upload the signed copy of DEO certificate with digital signature of the school. The registration of the school once completed after filling part A shall be valid till last date of submission of application for the respective session.(i.e. for the session 2022-23, registration of the school shall be valid till 31st October, 2021). If the school fails to submit part B by the last date of submission of application for the respective session, then the registration shall automatically be termed as invalid and the registration fee, if any, shall be forfeited.
  5. Part B – Upload the 6 documents and input all the other basic details and other information
  6. Make the Part and the Final payment

Step 3 – Within 15 Days of Submission of Online Application Inspection Committee will be formed

The Physical Inspection of the school has to happen Within 22 days of the constitution of Inspection Committee.

Along with the inspection committee letter, the Board shall give three dates of inspection. Inspection can be conducted on any of these three dates as mutually decided by the Inspection Committee and the School.Without wasting any time, get in touch with them and arrange for them to come. Mostly one of them would be a Central School (Kendriya Vidyalay) Principal and the other one an experienced hand from any aided or un-aided school.

In case, the inspection committee is ready and the school intentionally fails ls to get the Inspection done on the stipulated dates and timespan (except for the reasons beyond control), the school will be penalized with a monetary penalty of Rs 25000 and fresh schedule shall be communicated . The school shall get another opportunity, however the application shall be rejected if the school fails to get the inspection done after three opportunities.

STEP 4 – Prepare a file

Following is the list of documents one should have for CBSE affiliation File –

Details of Annexure

  1. Society Details
  2. Constitution of the Society & Society Bye-Laws
  3. Registration Certificate of the society
  4. School Management Committee List (To know more about this read my post)
  5. Statement of Income & Expenditure Audited Account –
  6. Balance Sheet of last two to three years
  7. Bank Certificate – Mentioning this – in case you have to take some project loan from a certain bank.
  8. Staff Particulars
  9. Service Agreement with Employees
  10. Principal Particulars – Professional Resume
  11. Staff Salary Statement – Salary should be paid through Electronic Clearing Service (ECS)
  12. Letter to the bank regarding Staff Salary remittance
  13. Copy of the A/C payee cheque meant for staff salary
  14. Reserve Fund (This is a draft which one has to make as laid down in the bye-laws)
  15. Infrastructure Details
  16. Land Records Certificate of Land 
  17. Supporting Documents by Tehsildar & Patwari – This in case the school is out of Municipality bounds
  18. Approved Map and Building Layout – from the relevant Town and Country Planning Authority.
  19. School Building Room Particulars School Building – List of all the rooms along with the size and details.
  20. School Building and Facilities Photographs
  21. Physical Health Education & Recreation Facility Details
  22. Laboratory Details
  23. Library Facilities & Details
  24. Librarian Details – CV / Resume of the Librarian
  25. State Govt Related Documents
  26. State Board Affiliation Certificate & NOC from the state (Intimation will do, for more info read here)
  27. Student Details
  28. Student’s Details Record of Internal Assessment (Class Wise)
  29. Fees Structure (Kindly refer to this circular from CBSE while finalizing the FEE structure )
  30. School Time Table
  31. School Prospectus
  32. Certificate of Fire Safety & Sanitary Conditions
  33. Provision of Medical Check Up
  34. Undertaking by Manager regarding the admissions only up till Class VIII – This basically says the school is not admitting students in classes for which they do not have permission.
  35. Details of Training Modules conducted for teachers
  36. Building Safety Certificate
  37. Transport Fitness Certificate
  38. School Conveyance facility Details – If School is providing conveyance to students
  39. Optional – This is in case you want to make a stronger case
    1. CBSE Online Submitted Application
    2. Copy of the submitted bank draft
    3. Letter of inspection from CBSE
    4. Financial Projections
    5. Land Documents – Photocopy
    6. Admission Announcements
  40. Annexure II

The School has to arrange for a Videographer on the date of inspection. Here is a guideline issued by the CBSE for Videography;

For Boundary , Main Gate , Parking and other Open Area The person with videography skills should ensure wide angle coverage of video.

For Laboratory/ies The videographer should ensure wide angle coverage of video while entering the lab. Thereafter the person with videography skills should cover all equipments and other facilities in the lab. During this the concerned subject teacher should also be available in the lab to response to the queries of IC members and show the stock register.

For Library The videographer should ensure wide angle coverage of video while entering the library. Thereafter the videographer should cover all bookshelves, magazines & periodicals, reading area, and other facilities such as computers with internet connectivity in the library. During this the librarian should also be available in the library to respond to the queries of IC members and show the catalogue, accession and issue register.

For Toilets Wide angle coverage of video including WCs and Basins.

Class Rooms : Occupied and Vacant The videographer should ensure wide angle coverage of video while entering the rooms. Thereafter, the videographer should cover all fixtures, furniture and other facilities in the rooms.

Other Rooms such as Staff Room, Music Room etc. The videographer should ensure wide angle coverage of video while entering the rooms. Thereafter the videographer should cover all fixtures, furniture and other facilities in the rooms.

The Duration of the Videography should be as follows;

S NoLocation/ Activity to be coveredRecommended Time duration in Minutes
1Main Gate with School name Display Boards
• Boundary wall of school on all sides
• Parking and other open area including assembly area
Up to 20 Minutes
2Playground with outdoor sports facilitiesUp to 10 Minutes
Wide angle coverage of video
3All Laboratories (Science subjects, Computer etc.) including stock register and practical files if anyUp to 10 Minutes each for all labs
4LibraryUp to 10 Minutes
5ToiletsUp to 10 Minute each for boys and girls
6Drinking water ArrangementUp to 5 Minutes
7Fire safety equipmentUp to 10 Minutes
8Class Rooms : Occupied and VacantUp to 20 Minute in total for each standard (primary, middle, secondary & sr. secondary)
9Other Rooms such as indoor games facility, auditorium, activity rooms, wellness rooms etc.Up to 20 Minutes
10Document verification :-
o NOC
o Recognition certificate for running classes 1st to 8th
o Society registration certificate
o Land certificate
o Fire safety
o Building Safety
o Safe drinking water
o System generated Self Certification by Principal & Manager and duly countersigned by Authorized Signatory
Or
System generated Certificate by District Education Officer
Up to 1 Hour
11Faculty interaction /class room interaction10-15 Minutes
12Filling of IC report2 Hours
Videography details during CBSE inspection

Grant of Affiliation

Once the inspection is done and the inspection report is submitted during the inspection, the Board will grant the affiliation within 30 days of submission of Inspection report. If there are any deficiency pointed out, the school has to replay within 15 days of the letter.

I keep getting a lot of queries on this particular post. Here are some answers I am posting for everyone’s benefit; I also have a consultancy arm which helps entrepreneurs and schools start up to establish and run schools of high quality.

S NoFAQsExplanations
1Do I have to procure affiliation and then start the school?NO You can only apply for affiliation once you have started the institute. The affiliation asks for a lot of information regarding the students’ strength teachers etc which can only be filled once you start the school.
2My society comprises of members of my family, what do I do to make it of “Non Proprietary” nature?Off all the members in a society majority i.e more than 50% cannot be related by blood. Also while declaring the members of the society in the affidavit the Chairman will have to declare the relationship among the members who all are related by blood line.
3I am running a school in a rented building. Can I apply for affiliation?The law clearly states that the school should have Proof regarding possession of 2 acres of land (pg 60 of bye laws). Hence the school can run in a rented building but the land on which the building is built should be owned or leased to the society. Society can lease the land to a company which can then construct the building and can charge the society a rent on its investments.
4Do I have to take State Board Affiliation to start a School, Can I directly apply to CBSEYes you have to procure State Board Affiliation post that only you can go for CBSE Affiliation.
5Is this the entire list of documents?I believe this is the list in case they need more information you can always ask for more time.
6Salary drawn by Teachers at my institute is not at par with State Norms or Central Government NormsDon’t worry about it. Salary is a subjective topic and can vary from city to city within the same state. It all depends upon the cost of living in that particular area. Don’t worry about low salaries. You just have to be fair in showing that what you have specified in the offer letter is what is going in the bank account and the same is getting signed by the employee.
7Land original documents are with the Bank as collateralGet a photocopy attested by the bank that this is a true copy of the documents pledged with them. Get the bank manager sign on the photocopy.
8Approximately what is the time between submission and inspection and how much time is spent by the inspection Team on the campusIt takes about 3-4 months from submission to inspection and the team spends about 5 to 6 hours (Arrange for them to have meals either in the school or a place nearby).
9What is the investment required to open a schoolThis query invites a subjective response but a thumb rule for starters / planners. 2 Acres of land at the market price plus cost of construction at about 1200 Rs per square feet.
10Non-Proprietary Affidavit. What do I do when some members are related to each other?This is a very general trend across societies though advisable is very few members should be related to each other (blood relatives). Even if people are related to each other the Chairman/Head of the trust society should declare the same while submitting the Non-Proprietary affidavit that ‘x’ person is related to ‘y’ person through by ‘z’ relationship.
11Do I know somebody who can take BRIBE in CBSE or outside and get you an affiliationThe Answer is “HELL NO”.
12I need your help. I am looking for a consultant who could help me start a school or to get a CBSE AffiliationYes I am available for paid consultation. You can write to me at abhiney@brightoninternational.in or call me on +91 70002 40006
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837 thoughts on “Open / Start a School in India and CBSE Affiliation”

  1. For pre-school and pre-primary, it is not necessary to be affiliated with the CBSE. The CBSE only deals with class 1 and above. So there is no requirement set by CBSE for the same. Good luck

  2. We have Bank account and Audit report in the name of the trust, as we have only one branch of the school. So is that accepted if we declare the same??

  3. Hi Sir,

    We would like to start a primary school in Oman. How to get permission from CBSC ?
    After few years we would like to affiliate for middle class and secondary class syllabus.

    Could you pls help ?

    1. Dear Mr Ramesh,
      What kind of help do you need, if you are looking for professional hand holding / consultation, I can be reached at +91 70002 40006. Otherwise, if there are any doubts, kindly let me know.

    1. The extension can happen, but in case if those classes in nearby areas will be termed as affiliated to CBSE/ICSE, you can land into trouble. The school is a unit involving infrastructure, people and processes on which the affiliation is provided.

      1. Dear sir,
        I have 10 acre of land in my wife name in Jharkhand nearby Ranchi and .approx 4 km from a small town.
        How should I go ahead with opening a school. I am working abroad in a private company

    2. Crescent Public School

      I want to open Cbse up to class 8th only i have built the building and total land is 10400 sq feet and play ground use in another school near by. Can i get please guide us .The school us under Muncipal location.

        1. How can start cbse affaillsion school in village from nursery to x .I have 32 kathas lands in darjeeling district west bengal please me.

          1. Dear Mr Mahto,
            I believe that Darjeeling will come under the ‘hilly area’ hence the requirement will be 1 Acres. Rest of the procedures and requirements will stay the same. Kindly read my blog.

  4. Dear Team,

    Under the lease deed, while opening a CBSE or ICSE School, do we have to lease the Land + Building (Structure) or only Building (Structure) along with amenities will suffice.

  5. hello sir, I need the building norms for CBSE SCHOOL, AND ALSO I NEED THE INFORMATION HOW MANY STUDENTS I CAN ACCOMADATE IN ONE CLASS ROOM.

  6. Sir i/c was constituted for upgradion in feb 2018 but till date no communication received from members . Now what to follow further will you help/gude me . The application was for session 2018-19.

  7. Big chain of CBSE school is operating two branches of school with single cbse affiliation from one school in the same city as they have started new branch in 2016 & they are awaiting CBSE affiliation still for 2 years now? I have this question/concern because I am planning to admit my ward in 10th Standard to one of their branch which is not having cbse affiliation currently as it close to my house and they are assuring that board exams will be arranged through the other branch which has affiliation. Students would have to go to the other branch to give board exams and they will arrange transport for exams. Please advise if this arrangement is legal & possible?

  8. Hi Abhiney,

    What are the various courses that a lay person can do in order to be able to legitimately influence the curriculum of a school, without necessarily taking up a teacher’s/principal’s job?

    (For instance, someone from the school administration who’d like to add value to the teaching methods.)

    1. Dear Karen,
      There are many ways in which this can happen

      1) Internally
      – School Management Committee can play a role in a CBSE School or in other boards

      2) Externally
      – There are lot of Education Consultants/ Trainers who have been hired by School to help them drive pedagogy

  9. Dear Sir,
    Good Afternoon!
    We want to open a CBSE primary school in new Delhi:
    1- How to start with which registrations and where to apply for registrations?
    2- If we get State Board registration then how to choose a CBSE syllabus/books so that we can get CBSE affiliation in future?

    1. Dear Sir,
      1- How to start with which registrations and where to apply for registrations? – if you already have a school building, staff and a trust/ Sec 8 company or a Society ready —> The next step is going for State Board Affiliation followed by NOC and post that CBSE

      2. 2- If we get State Board registration then how to choose a CBSE syllabus/books so that we can get CBSE affiliation in future? – You can use NCERT books or call several different publishers which are there.

    2. Sir,
      We are running pre-school, Nursery, Jr KG, Sr.Kg;
      we want to start from 1st to 4 th Standard, which permission we require

  10. Hi,
    All thanks to you as we got provisional affiliation last year upto secondary level…we are applying for switch over to senoir secondary this year. My question is…do we need to appoint the required staff right now. We actually don’t need them as we r running class 10th. But for affiliation process, is it required to appoint now itself?

    1. Dear Mr Sirohi,
      Essentially any entity operating in the space of education should take permission from the state government besides being a legal entity like Society / Trust / Section-8 for Schools & Colleges and for Pre Schools there are options to run as Put Ltd company, Partnership or proprietorship firm.

      Different States have different ways of dealing with this, one has to find what is applicable for their city and state. Here is a link for you to read up more on Pre School Establishment REGULATORY GUIDELINES FOR PRIVATE PLAY SCHOOLS

  11. hi, I have 206 sq.yds. Land, can I open a school by floor system. the school will be upto class 5 and affiliated to CBSE.

  12. Hello
    We are a fresh gseb affiliated school located in Morbi- Gujarat
    We are having a good infrastructure as per cbse law book and other amenities also as instructed except the land issue which is less than 1 acre and
    We are applying for noc from the DEO so my questions are:
    Ours is a new school for the year 2017 and i want to start with the ncert books in my school for the next session, can I do that?
    And also if i want to start the new session form April 2018 , can that be done?
    Please guide me for the same.
    thankyou

    1. Dear Mr Patel,
      You ca surely use NCERT Books or Private Publisher Books in your School. For the new session, it depends from place to place in India. If all the schools in Morbi are starting at the same time, you can do the same.

  13. Hi Abhiney.Jiwan Seth here.I have 2 questions
    1.My school is affiliated from Punjab School Board. May I fill application for CBSE.
    2.If I have 1 school affiliation from CBSE or Punjab board. May I open second branch in another locality in same city.

    1. My school is affiliated from Punjab School Board. May I fill application for CBSE. – yes you can. You have to compulsorily take NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from state government.

      2.If I have 1 school affiliation from CBSE or Punjab board. May I open second branch in another locality in same city.- Yes you can start but you can’t claim that School will automatically be affiliated to the board. Schools have to be treated as individual assets and so is their affiliation. One has to remember the affiliation is given on infrastructure and integrity of processes rather than to a brand name.

  14. Dear Sir
    After the submission of the online documents and receiving the SL number, is it mandatory to submit the physical copy of the annexures in the CBSE office? This is for 18-19 affiliation

      1. But CBSE says Do not send any document to CBSE unless asked for. Why we are submitting physical copy of annexures in CBSE office? Can you please clarify?

  15. I have a land of about 0.5 acre in Allahabad. Can I open a school till 5th standard affiliated to CBSE board? If not then which board is suitable?

  16. Rathod Ravindra Singh

    Hello Sir

    I want to start CBSE/ rajasthan board school for 11 & 12 commerce Stream only

    Without starting pre primary secondary level etc.etc

    I mean no classes from nursery to 10.

    Is this possible? If. YES than please tell me procedures for that. Mob.9001558894

  17. Hello sir.
    We are willing to start CBSE having few queries.
    1. Our trust is formed in 2016. Is is possible to get affiliation?
    2. While filling up form we are unable to find our district in the list. What to do?
    3. Building is ready, students admission are on, state board affiliation in under process, can we go in for CBSE? WHAT ABOUT NOC? Our first day of school is declared as 08-06-2017. Can we go in for CBSE process??
    4. What is the proportion of blood line relation in trust for non propriotary character?

    1. Dear Prabhu,
      Answer to your Queries

      1. Our trust is formed in 2016. Is is possible to get affiliation? – Yes why not.
      2. While filling up form we are unable to find our district in the list. What to do? – Take a nearby District if it is there, make sure you get the city right.
      3. Building is ready, students admission are on, state board affiliation in under process, can we go in for CBSE? WHAT ABOUT NOC? Our first day of school is declared as 08-06-2017. Can we go in for CBSE process?? – No you can’t. First get affiliation from State and NOC post that apply. Though you can keep filling the online form bit-by-bit and the final submission can happen later on, once you have all the document.
      4. What is the proportion of blood line relation in trust for non propriotary character? – They should not be in Majority also if there are any, the chairman of the society should declare the same in the affidavit.

      If you need any professional help, do call me on +9170002 40006. Best of luck

  18. Dear Sir,
    I want to know if we get the provisional affiliation upto class X Then can we apply for the next year for the affiliation upto senior secondary level.

  19. Hi Abhiney ,

    We have got CBSE affiliation upto class 10th from 2016-2018.Can we apply for the senior secondary affiliation or we have to wait.

  20. Sir our school affiliation status is I/C constituted ,the status displayed on 8th dec 16, but still now in letter view it is not displaying …
    plzz tell us what to do,is there any other way to get ic letter or how many days it will take time..
    plzz reply…

  21. Dear Sir,

    Good Morning.I am Nikhil From maharashtra.I live In one Small Village I am Trying
    TO open Free English School For Our VIllage Students.

    SO Please Suggest Me Every Thing In detail.

  22. Res sir, i have two acre land near kalyan – ahmednagar (maharashtra) N.H.222 near villege road aprox 800 meter. I will submmitt non agriculture file at collector office thane.already i land gift deed to trust. i want to start CBSC School which class we start jr.KG, Sr.KG ya first Class, there is all marathi medium school. If we start school in 2018 which month we apply the CBSC Board which documents we keep ready pls give me information

  23. Dear sir,
    Want to open a senior secondary CBSE affiliated school in rural area of kanpur district uttr pradesh .. i hv 2 acre agriculture land having boundary of 6 feet without pillar work on service road not at any national highway or any pakki link road just 150 meter from national highway…
    Is this ok by bye lawz?

    -pls consult me

    1. Dear Aayush,
      Location of land is not a big issue, just make sure No HIGH TENSION electrical cable should run overhead of the building. Also now a days schools are getting rejected because of boundary walls, make sure you have adequate infrastructure on that part.

  24. sir we have applied for affiliation to secondary classes ,and we have got our application status as IC Constituted and in letter section letter is not displaying so please suggest us what to do…

  25. sir we have applied for secondary classes affiliation,and we have now received in our application status as IC Constituted and in letter section the letter is not displaying ,so plz suggest us what to do..

    1. Dear Rahul,
      I have written extensively about this in my blog posts, kindly read. But here is something that should help you;

      This is the chronology which one needs to adopt

      Start constructing the building of the school
      |
      |
      Get State Board Affiliation
      |
      |
      Apply for CBSE Affiliation before End of June

      In your case I suggest start school till Class VII to give yourself a cushion of a year. For example if you are starting a school in 2017-18, apply for CBSE affiliation directly upto Secondary School (Class X) by June 2018, you will have inspection by January/ February 2019 and will have affiliation by March – 2019.

      1. Sir,

        If the state government stops/ dismisses any affiliation to schools up till 5 years from now as that in Uttar Pradesh about which the announcement is made recently, Where should one get the affiliation from and how? Does CBSE gives affiliation till class 8th as well? In such a case, where state government or Basic Shiksha Adhikari doesn’t give any affiliation what are the other provisions?

        Thanks

        1. Dear Binish,
          There is no other way, sadly. You have to ask the State Board for No Objection Certificate. As far as the State Board Affiliation go, they should give that to you if your infrastructure is meeting their standards.

  26. Dear Sir,

    Thanks alot for valuable information . I am also willing to open classed upto 10th with affiliation of CBSE board. I have total land of 2300 Square meter and as per attached land requirement circular upto 10th class 2000 SQ Meter is required. can i open the school up to class 10th in the 2300 square meter space

  27. Dear Abhiney,
    This is gilbert from pudhucherry. We are running primary school and having 275 students.My question is as per cbse bye-laws,
    ————————————————-
    Category A + School – Permanently affiliated school
    Category A School – Provisionally affiliated school with land of atleast 2 acres
    or of such measurement as has been permitted under
    Rule 3(ii) (b),(c), (d) & (e) below.
    Category B School – Provisionally affiliated school with following criterion:
    a) recognized by the Education Department or whose application has been
    forwarded by it.
    b) does not possess land as per Category ‘A’ but has not less than 1.5 acre of
    land also satisfies the following:
    • 250 sq. mtr. of area + 1 sq.mtr. for every student on the rolls (for a middle
    school).
    • 500 sq.mtr. of area +1 sq.mtr. for every student on the rolls (for a
    Secondary school).
    • 750 sq.mtr. of area +1 sq.mtr. for every student on the rolls (for a Senior
    Secondary school).
    ————————————————-
    but in another point

    The schools which were granted affiliation upto Secondary level on or before the
    year 1996 under the (relaxed condition of land requirement under category “B” or
    “C” may be considered for Upgradation to +2 stage provided. that they should have
    atleast one acre of land.
    Provided further that such school will have only two sections at +2 level preferably
    one for non-vocational stream and one for vocational stream with the provision that
    the number of candidates shall not exceed 40 in each section.

    So please reply me whether 1.5 acres of land is enough for all 4 streams in +2.

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  29. hi abhiney
    1- sir cbse kiraye kai kamare mai khola ja sakta hai
    2- cbse nursery to 5th tak kholana ka liya kitani jameen ki jarurat hai. kam se kam kitana room ki jaroorat hai.
    3- cbse kholane ka liya principal and teacher ki kitani qualification ki jaroorat hai.
    4- sir please write the process for open a cbse school class 1 to 5.

    1. Dear Vikas,
      Here are the answers;
      1- sir cbse kiraye kai kamare mai khola ja sakta hai – Kiraye ki Zameen pe khola jaa sakta hain, uspar agar rooms banein ho toh aacha hain ya phir aap khud banw saktey ho. Zameen lease par lena padega for a period of 30 years.
      2- cbse nursery to 5th tak kholana ka liya kitani jameen ki jarurat hai. kam se kam kitana room ki jaroorat hai. – 1.5 Acres
      3- cbse kholane ka liya principal and teacher ki kitani qualification ki jaroorat hai.- Bye LAws main likha hain, please read
      4- sir please write the process for open a cbse school class 1 to 5. – Sab much ways hi hain jays aek Class I – Class XII ke like hota hain, sirf Science labs ka farak padta hain

      1. Rajendra Singh Director Green Valley School

        Sir I applied for Upgradation up to senior secondary level school got rejection due to building safety certificate and fire safety certificate can you help the school to get approval . And guide the school how to upload complaince on SARAS .

  30. Hello Sir,
    First of all my special thanks to you; for providing very valuable information. I have below queries
    I am planning to open a school in Haryana (area comes under Delhi NCR ) which will be for pre- primary (Below grade-1) To primary sections (From Grade 1 to 5).
    As I have read your comments that affiliation is mandatory if It has classes from 1st to (onwards) and that pre-requisite is very costly especially for the land requirement.
    As in my case Land requirement is one acre (Relaxation for Delhi NCR) for CBSE and 0.5 Acres for BSEH (State government) correct me if I am wrong? I already mentioned that I will open for up to 5th only.
    I also want to confirm that if I got the approval from BSEH for primary section (state government) can I teach the CBSE syllabus to the students?
    Is it possible that I have BSEH affiliation but teaching medium is English?
    For BSEH affiliation what is the lease duration of the land as in case of CBSE it is 30 years.
    I have seen lot of school in my area which are not affiliated to any board and continuously giving the education to pre to VII standard? What are the drawbacks if my school is not affiliated to any board and having the classes from pre to primary (Up to 5th)
    One more thing I need to know when affiliation process should start actually.
    Before enrollment of the students means building is ready now publicity for enrollment?
    Or it can be in between of enrollment
    Or it can be after starting the classes.
    Or it can be after one session is over.
    Regards,

    1. 1) Can I teach the CBSE syllabus to the students? – YES, you can. No issues with that.

      2) Is it possible that I have BSEH affiliation but teaching medium is English? – YES, very much.

      3) For BSEH affiliation what is the lease duration of the land as in case of CBSE it is 30 years. – Read the BYE Laws, I am not aware of it. Should be online.

      4) I have seen lot of school in my area which are not affiliated to any board and continuously giving the education to pre to VII standard? What are the drawbacks if my school is not affiliated to any board and having the classes from pre to primary (Up to 5th) – Not possible, to start a school you have to have state Government Permission / Affiliation.

      5) when affiliation process should start actually. – If you mean to ask CBSE Affiliation – It is after the school is up and running. For State Board – Before the schools starts or have just started.

  31. Hello Abhiney,

    I have couple of queries regarding opening a CBSE school in Rural area.

    I have 1.5 acres of Land in Rural area, and we are planing to open a CBSE school from Pre NC to 8th Class as of now. Is it sufficient??
    What should be the standard area for a classroom, Lab, Library and Office?

    And if we plan to exceed till Class XII, then this land could be enough or not??

    Thanks!!

    Rachit Sinha

    1. Dear Rachit,
      The land should be enough. No issues with the size. For Classroom Size – Please go through the CBSE Bye Laws, everything is mentioned there. Though there is no fixed size of the rooms, but is dependent on number of students.

  32. Dear Sir,

    Thanks for the reply…

    As per my query that for username and password for entering Class IX student registration your answer is We have to go to Regional Office and meet the staff nothing will come to mail or School Address.

    You don,t think that if all process is online then why for receiving school Credentials we have to go to RO which is in another state.

    Suppose we receive the username and password & enter our class IX student details and in the next three months we are unable to fulfill the requirement as mention in the grant letter Then what will be the possibility they will give us more time or disaffiliate our school If they Disaffiliate our school what will be class IX students registration.

  33. Dear Sir,
    With the help of your BLOG we have received a grant letter from CBSE through online and mentioned the school affiliation code but I have some queries
    In the grant letter there are mentioned some special conditions which have to be compiled in three months otherwise school is liable for action like section teacher ratio should be 1.5, deduction of EPF ,Staff Salary through ECS and some other
    My question is now we go to regional office and submit the documentary proof then Affiliation grant paper which is available in internet is signed by the Deputy SEC (AFF) because the grant paper which is available in internet not signed by the Deputy SEC.
    My second question IS our school is now affiliated upto class X what is procedure now for getting the user name for uploading the class IX student registration we have to go and meet the Regional office or speed post our queries to the RO because RO CBSE office is another state which is very far.

    Last question when in the online application status when we received the grant letter it means that we have nothing to worry now for the affiliation our affiliation process is complete

    1. Query 1) You don’t have to, all of this will happen automatically, plus the letter you would have received, you would have acquired without CBSE sending it to you, hence the signatures really doesn’t matter.

      Query 2) Contact the Regional Office for this ASAP

      Query 3) YES, but do write back giving explanations and measures adopted to overcome the deficiency pointed out by the Inspection Committee.

  34. Hi Abhiney

    I am Farooq and we are thinking of a opening a school in Rural area near gorakhpur (UP). Its not at all a metro. I wanted to know few things:
    1. How much land would be needed to open a school?
    2. Can we get affiliation from CBSE directly till 10th or is it something else?

    Would request you to kindly help us.

    1. 1. How much land would be needed to open a school? – Minimum 1.5 Acres

      2. Can we get affiliation from CBSE directly till 10th or is it something else? – Yes you can but only after you have started the school upto Class VIII.

  35. HELLO
    SIR,
    I HAVE 1.48 ACRE LAND IN VILLAGE(GRAM PANCHAYAT)AREA. BUT BIHAR GOVT. DECLARED THIS VILLAGE IN PATNA METROPOLITAN AREA.
    I WANT TO TAKE CBSE AFFILIATION. ABOVE MENTION LAND AREA IS SUFFICIENT OR NOT FOR CBSE AFFILIATION?
    IS IT NECESSARY TO TAKE PRIOR RECOGNITION FROM BIHAR GOVT.?

  36. Sir mai cbse bord class 1to 8 tak bording school chalana chahata hu mai trast ka cheyarmain hu laind 2acre trast ke nam hai
    Kitane kamare chahiye?
    Affiliation fees kitani chahiye?
    2017 se start karne ke liye kya kare?
    Teacher ki yogyta kitni honi chahiye?

    1. Dear Mr Singh,
      Kitane kamare chahiye? – Jitni aap class aur section banaye plus Library + Labs + Utility Rooms, utnay kamrein / clas honi chahiye.

      Affiliation fees kitani chahiye? – Abhi CBSE ki fee Rs 75,000 hain. http://www.cbseaff.nic.in pe jaa kar check kar saktay hain

      2017 se start karne ke liye kya kare? – Building bana kar apnay state board se affiliation le kar, June 2017 take CBSE main apply karein.

      Teacher ki yogyta kitni honi chahiye? – CBSE Bye Laws dekhay, usmay saari jankari hain

  37. Hi abhnay
    We are coming up with a cbse pattern school . building is all done… we are planning to start in coming session. So how should we proceed towards staff selection like principal, HM
    , curriculum designer and all.

    1. Hi Deepa,
      Congratulation on the school. For recruitments First and foremost look for an able Principal who can work with you, is experienced and can understand your vision. I have just written a post on understand the requirements (in terms of qualification) click here

      Take a rough estimates of 1.5 – 1.75 teacher per section. Make sure you read the CBSE Bye Laws in terms of Service Rules and terms of engagement. Best of luck

  38. MR KHALED SAIFUDDING

    Sir i want to start CBSE School and i have 1 ACER land In Municipal Corporation limites
    i can apply to CBSE?
    and in the CBSE Bay laws i ready it but it is not mention about land requirement for Municipal corporation limites
    1) Our city is not Metro but it is a Municipal corporation city

  39. MR KHALED SAIFUDDING

    we want to start a CBSE School and we have (1 ACER land) in Municipal corporation limites
    and i read the bay laws of CBSE it is not mention about the land requirement in Municipal limites
    our city is not Metro but we
    our city is Municipal corporation and we have 1 ACER land in Municipal corporation limites can it is land sufficient to apply CBSE

  40. Greetings Mr. Abhiney Singh,
    It’s delightful to know that you are keen in helping out budding educationalist, wish you the best in your every endeavours,

    i am Nidhi and i am new to this affiliation procedures, i am working currently as a principal, in an 16 year old school, it has been affiliated to the board for the last 12 years, this is my second year on my new role, i have recently applied for extension of provisional affiliation for the year 2017 onwards.The affiliation period ends by 2017, the status i received online was “under Scrutiny”.
    i am also currently constructing a new building for CL-XI & XII in the same campus

    my question is

    # i have applied for extension on provisional affiliation for X with current status “under Scrutiny”

    # WHEN AND HOW CAN I APPLY FOR UPGRADATION, WHAT ELSE I WILL NEED (procedure)
    i.e after a year of securing extension of provisional affiliation, or apply for CL-XI & XII when the online window opens.
    # what are documents needed for the procedure
    # i will have to remind you the building is still under construction and is projected to complete them by this session’s end.

    Wish you an Awesome day ahead

    thank you

    1. Dear Nidhi,
      # i have applied for extension on provisional affiliation for X with current status “under Scrutiny”
      – It will be like this till end of September, post that there will be an update.

      # WHEN AND HOW CAN I APPLY FOR UPGRADATION, WHAT ELSE I WILL NEED (procedure)
      – You should have applied by this June, but since you didn’t apply this year, do it by Next June.

      # what are documents needed for the procedure
      – Documents remain the same. The List is already there on the blog, kindly read

      If you are looking for a professional consultant let me know, I can help.

      1. First of all let me Thank You Mr.Abhiney Singh for the quick update on my query,

        ##. The reason we did not apply for Upgradation was due to the ongoing construction for the CL-XI & XII, though we could have applied on june but our Affiliation for X was set to expire on 2017, so thought to secure what we have already and go for the Upgradation, in full force after completing the construction with its relevant documents. Thanks again, wish you an Amazing day ahead with blessings for your family.

      2. Sir. I am Kishore. My native place Andhra Pradesh. My area under panchayat. Ok
        1.My doubt is without students, cbse given the affiliation to our newly opend school (1to10th).
        2.To Total construct the building . How much the cost
        3. How much of amount taken by you from my side to involve getting all documents & affiliation

  41. Hello Abhiney,
    We have 2.2 acres of land and around 1000 sq.m. Built up area with adequate amenities and administrative/office facilities near Aligarh ( Uttar Pradesh)
    I have some queries and interest in obtaining a franchisee of well reputed school brand.
    Queries –
    1. Can we start a school directly from 4th or 5th class or is it mandatory to start from 1st class itself?
    2. What are the factors we should consider in naming our school?
    Thank you in advance.

    1. Dear Sanjay,
      1. Can we start a school directly from 4th or 5th class or is it mandatory to start from 1st class itself? – You can start directly uphill Class VIII (if looking for CBS Affiliation), Get simultaneously the approval of UP Education Board

      2. What are the factors we should consider in naming our school? – Following factors could be considered
      1) Should sound modern
      2) Connote purpose of school
      3) Convey a sense of purpose and commitment
      4) Should be easy to pronounce and abbreviate at the same time

  42. Sir main ek trust ka chairman hun muze pre school ke sath icse school shuru krna chahta hu lekin mere pas land nhi hai bt mere rhte ghar me 4 rooms uske liye use kr sakta hun muze icse ki permission mil sakti hai kya

  43. 1)Agar me cbse school open krna chahta hu to Phle kuch saal state board se chlana pdega ya direct cbse se start or skta hu?
    2) Society/trust me Kitne person hone chaiye and us trust ka chairman Kon rhega me ya koi other person?
    3) CBSE school konsi class se start hota he nursery ya 1st and Kitne tak minimum rhta he 10th ya 8th?
    4)Minimum Kitne teachers hone chaiye and unki qualifications kya honi chaiye n experience?
    5)Jo bhi Profit hoga wo kis2 me share hoga?

    1. 1)Agar me cbse school open krna chahta hu to Phle kuch saal state board se chlana pdega ya direct cbse se start or skta hu? – Minimum Aek Saal aapko State Board main to chalana hi paged.

      2) Society/trust me Kitne person hone chaiye and us trust ka chairman Kon rhega me ya koi other person? – Dono ke alag – alag norms hain.Trust main am log chahiye (minimum 3 members) or Socity main minimum 7 log honey chahiye. Read on internet, lot of info is already there, I have also written a post on this.

      3) CBSE school konsi class se start hota he nursery ya 1st and Kitne tak minimum rhta he 10th ya 8th? – Class 1 se CBSE affiliation deli hain, nursery etc is your choice.

      4)Minimum Kitne teachers hone chaiye and unki qualifications kya honi chaiye n experience? Per Class you require 1.5 teachers

      5)Jo bhi Profit hoga wo kis2 me share hoga? – Not for profit society main rahega.

  44. Mr. Abhiney, I have registered a society this year, and want to know that do banks offer loan for starting a school? Society wants to start a school in Durg-Bhilai or Rajnandgaon region.

    1. Dear Naimu,

      Nationalised banks can offer you loans for School, speaking to Private banks more often than not is a waste of time for New Projects.
      We are based out of Raipur Chattisgarh, as a consultation outfit we have managed to arranged Project Finance for Several School projects. We have ready 10 year Business Plan prepared for schools and is extremely easy for us to manage your documents if services are solicited. Give me a call on my number 70002 40006 if you are looking for a CA, school consultants and Project Finance. We do it all.

  45. Sir,
    I want to know whether an existing and a new school can be affiliated simultaneously to both CBSE & ICSE curriculum at the same time in the same calender year.Thanks

  46. Atul Rajan Claudius

    Hello Sir,

    We are established concern imparting education in rural mp i.e., narsinghpur district
    with title St. Mary’s Convent Hr. Sec. School, working since 1976, 40 years with state board of MP affiliation and recognition.
    We have near about 1 acre of land within city limits i.e., Nagar Palika, fully diverted
    for educational purpose and very soon we are going to build a new campus in that land.
    I would like to ask your kindself, are we eligible for CBSE or ICSE affiliation.
    If we do, then let m know the details about it.

    Thanks

  47. Hi Abhinay,

    Can a school which has IB/ Cambridge Secondary and IGCSE authorisation get affiliated to only 9th-12th of CBSE and not offer grade 1-8?

  48. Hi Abhiney sir
    my question is that What is a Land requirement for CBSE school in Municipal corporation limiteds
    I have 1 Acer Land in Muncipal corporation limetds in Aurangabad Maharashtra but i ready the CBSE bay laws it is not clearly mention that what is Land requirement for Municipal corporation limited

  49. hello Abhiney sir
    i want to start CBSE School and what is land requirement for Municipal corporation limited
    we have 1 land acre in Municipal corporation Limited but
    i read CBSE bay laws i not clarify that what is other cities of municipal corporation limited land requirement for Example we have land in Aurangabad Maharashtra (Municipal Corporation limited)

  50. Dear Abhinay,
    Thank you so much for these insight informations about opening a school. Just wanted to check with you- to form trust/society- how many minimum members are required provided if they are not close blood relatives. Can we form a society with 2 members??

    Many Thanks

  51. hello sir,
    we applied for cbse affiliation for 2016-17 and on 24-05-2016 we paid 75000 to hdfc bank but we are fails to get affiliation and our application is not updated so please suggests us what to do next…..

  52. Hi Mr Abhiney.How many teacher workshops before affiliation are mandatory?Any specific topics ,please tell.

        1. So for training, there are pics already given by CBSE for schools to go through. A school can pick and choose and make their teachers go through accordingly.
          I believe here are the some of the topics;

          Below are the list of topics that we shall cover:
          • Health Wellness and Sanitation
          • Tools and Techniques for Formative Assessment
          • Tools and Techniques for Summative Assessment
          • Value Education in CCE
          • Life Skills in CCE
          • Grading System in co- scholastics CCE
          • Teaching Science to students the CCE Way
          • Teaching English to students the CCE Way
          • Teaching Maths to students the CCE Way
          • Teaching Social Science to students the CCE Way
          • Project Method of Teaching and Learning
          • Recording and documenting case studies to fill report cards.
          • Teacher as Classroom Leader
          CBSE Philosophy and CCE Overview
          Assessment of Differently abled Children

          As per CBSE norms Participants/Participant schools have to pay the fees as detailed For One day Workshop @ INR 409/- (Rupees Four Hundred and Nine only per participant+12.3% taxes). For Two day Workshop @ INR 743/- (Rupees Four Hundred and Nine only per participant+12.3% taxes).

          Also have a look at http://cbseacademic.in/tir/index.html
          List of Empaneled Agencies

  53. Hellow sir, I am having 43000 sq feet of land in a rural area in Jharkhand n owner n running school since last 3 yrs. Now I want affiliation from CBSE or ICSE. what is requirement of land for both type of school please intimate.

    1. 1 Acres = 43560 Square Feet. For CBSE you require a minimum of 1.5 Acres of land and for ICSE you would require 1 Acre. You will have to acquire some more land for either of these boards.

  54. hello sir
    i m from Bareilly( up)and start a cbse affiliated boarding school from 6th to 12th. i have single piece of Agricultural land near 36 bigha on badaun lucknow bypass situated 1km inside(suroad) from main highway. its distance from Bareilly city approx 9km.
    plz tell me..
    1.) is it right location ?
    2.) land area is sufficient for purpose?
    3.) its agricultural land as i mentioned above. wht should i do ?
    4.) how to begin ? (wht are the mandatory steps)
    5.) wht are the expenses excluding infrastructure?
    reply plz …
    regards

    1. 1.) is it right location ? – I don’t know as we advent done any research for Bareilly
      2.) land area is sufficient for purpose? – Should be sufficient as I believe 1 Bigha = 0.64 Acres
      3.) its agricultural land as i mentioned above. wht should i do ? – Get the land use converted
      4.) how to begin ? (wht are the mandatory steps) – Read my blog it is all there
      5.) wht are the expenses excluding infrastructure? – Depends on vision and your ideas.

  55. Abhiney Singhji Sir
    I am planning to open a CBSE school in my land near by Mumbai. We have land 2529 sq.ft. What is the step to form society / trusty what are the procedure for information of the society & trusty.
    Investment requirement for the school or self.
    Please suggest me procedure following to open CBSE school.

    Regards,
    Sharda Transport Co.
    Mr. Jay Prakash Singh
    Mobile No. :- 9820191708

    1. Dear Singh Sahab,
      You cannot start a school in 2529 Sq Feet which can be affiliated to ICSE or CBSE board. For CBSE and ICSE you would need at least 45,000 Square feet and 25,000 square feet respectively. In 2529 square feet, think about starting a play school if there is any opportunity where the plot is located.

        1. Sir i am extremely so sorry actually there is my mistake my land is 2529 sq. mtrs. so that is possible open new CBSE school or ICSE school.
          Investment requirement for the school or self.
          Please suggest me procedure following to open CBSE school.
          Please it urgent reply.
          Thanking You,
          Regards,
          Sharda Transport Co.
          Mr. Jay Prakash Singh
          Mobile No. :- 9820191708

          1. Sir, You need 0.5 Acres for ICSE School which is what you can start with. As your land qualifies for that. If you need a consultant to help you start the school, let me know.

          2. Jay Prakash Singh

            sir i have total land 81,700. its possiable to open the any one school.
            Must reply sir

    2. Mohammadazaz saiyad

      Respected Sir
      We have already registered a trust but all members in it are blood relatives so what should we do it is registered as family trust can we apply for CBSE school affiliation guj board has no such rule is there any way out for it or get new trust registered please reply

      1. Dear Md Saiyad,
        You don’t have to change the trust but you should ask a few of the members from the board to resign and new members could be inducted. Make sure members of family cannot have the majority share and additional to this the Chairman of the trust has to declare if any of the members is related to him / her.

    3. Hi
      I am planing to start a CBSE SChool near by chennai (Tamil Nadu ) we have land more then 10 acre . What is the step to form society / trust what r the procedure for formation of the society/ trust.
      Investment requirement for the school
      Please suggest me procedure following to open school

      Regards
      Deepak jain

    4. i went through all reply it is very nice. i am principal from mumbai having 28 years experience and 5 years experience as a principal .i have inspected more than 10 schools. now i left the job . if any consultancy work comes u, kindly refer to me. i shall do it.

        1. HI SIR,
          my name is vivek. i want to open school in rented building of 3000 sqft. can i get state board affilation.

    5. Hi Sir,

      Greeting!!!

      I am running a secondary school in Chittorgarh (Rajasthan) and which is affiliated to state board, I have got registered the society (under section 28 of ACT 1956).
      I have another piece of own land (2.5 Acre) and want to open new CBSE school.
      Now my question is :
      (1). Will the same registered society is ok ? or I need to register again (under section 25 of the companies Act of 1956) ?
      (2). whom to contact for land certificate, will it be tehsildar,patwari or someone else ?
      (3). What to get from state government either recognition or NOC, and how ?
      (4). Its better to open new school or convert existing school into CBSE ?
      Thanks

      1. Dear Bharat,
        (1). Will the same registered society is ok ? or I need to register again (under section 25 of the companies Act of 1956) ? – Same registered Society is alright, you don’t have to open a separate school.
        (2). whom to contact for land certificate, will it be tehsildar,patwari or someone else ? – Collector / DM, CBSE will require the certificate ‘as is’ don’t try to change the template in any way else.
        (3). What to get from state government either recognition or NOC, and how ? – Contact the DEO office and apply for State Board affiliation. The is mandatory
        (4). Its better to open new school or convert existing school into CBSE ? – Both are equally good. All depends upon the underlying potential.

        If you are looking for a consultant mail me on abhiney@brightoninternational.in, we are already doing couple of projects in Rajasthan.

    6. Hi Abhiney,

      I want to start a school for only class 11 & 12. How shall i got about taking an affiliation of CBSE for the same.

      I want to start an institute similar to KOTA institutes for preparing students for Engineering & Medical Entrance Exam. That’s why only class 11 & 12.

      I already run a coaching institute in Kolakta and we have 3 centres across Kolkata. Please guide how to go about it.

      Best Regards,

      Alpesh

    7. sir,
      We found Deficiency after IC in our school Affiliation Status. Later on We sent the compliance report along with supportive documents to Board as removal of deficiency. It has been almost 20 days over. We are waiting for the Grant Latter. Will we be granted Affiliation by Board ?

        1. sir,
          Major deficiency is about Salary to the staff. Its mentioned as Teachers are not paid at par to any State Govt Pay Scale. We rectified it and revised Salary as per Karnataka Govt 5th Pay Commission. The Bank statement,Arrears Statement, Aquittance Roll of Salary paid of last 3 months sent as supportive documents to the Board. Is that enough or do we need any more evidence for that ? Plz help us out …

    8. Sir, i am running a school afilliated with state board upto class 3rd, but now i want to get it affiliated with CBSE upto 5th class.
      i have 16200 sq. ft. ( 3 kanal) of land. is this ok to apply for the same.
      plzzz guide me.
      thanx

    9. sir mne ek soiety ko registered kra liya h…..sir m ek saal ke liye es society basis pe english medium se 5 tak school chla skta hu kya…..sir next year me manyta ke liye apply kr du…….plz sir btayiga……

    10. Sir i want to open a school but my land area is less than 2 acre means the s shortage of 3000 sqrft only so I should go for it or not.and d main issue is what should be the standard size of class rooms according to cbse norms so that thr should not be in problem while getting affliation,and initially I want to get started till class 6th .and what should be minimum built up area from which I can start my school easily .and number of class rooms.

    11. Hi Abhiney ,
      Today I got sample of Non Proprietary Affidavit Format through http://www.scribd.com, which was uploaded by you,thanks for it.
      I have doubt that in our trust we have six members,
      1.CHAIRMAN (MY SELF)
      2. FOUNDER (MY MOTHER)
      3. FINANCIAL TRUSTEE (MY WIFE)
      4. TRUSTEES (MY FATER n LAW )or(my wife’s father)
      5. TRUSTEES ( NOT HAVING ANY FAMILY OR BLOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH ME)
      6. TRUSTEES ( NOT HAVING ANY FAMILY OR BLOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH ME).

      While getting affidavit signed by District Magistrate I will be mentioning all this details By saying this trust is running not for profit.
      But while applying this affidavit format for CBSE affiliation process, Do this will affect us in any way for getting CBSE affiliation.
      If suppose it will affect, what I have to do.. Because I am going to apply at the month of April(2016) end.
      KINDLY ADVICE
      THANKS..

    12. hi Abhiney sir
      1) where the photo copy of school document is to submitted in Delhi office or chennai regional office
      2) what is Fixed deposit (FDR) for New School

      1. The photocopy has to go to Delhi, regarding the fixed deposit it depends on the number of students. It is all mentioned in the Bye Laws. Reiterating here for your convenience.
        14. Reserve Fund
        1) The school shall maintain reserve fund to the extent indicated below:

        Enrolment of students from 1st and onwards
        Amount of Reserve Fund
        Upto 500 – Rs. 60,000/-
        From501 to 750 – Rs. 80,000/-
        From751 to 1000 – Rs. 100,000/-
        Above1000 – Rs. 100/- per student’ rounded to the nearest thousand.

        2) Reserve Fund shall be maintained in the joint names of the Manager of the school concerned and the Secretary of the Board in a scheduled Bank. In case of institution receiving grant in aid or in case the School Education Act of the State/UT so prescribes, the reserve fund shall be maintained in the joint names of the Manager of the school and the Director or Education of the State/Union Territory concerned. The interest accruing out of the deposit of reserve fund made by the institution at the time of affiliation/ extension of affiliation be not withdrawn by the management under any circumstances what so ever.

    13. sir , i have already got sample scanned copies of your school for preparing file for affiliation . sir , i still have some doubts . actually from the year 2014-15 we are running the school from class NC . in the year 2015-16 our strength was 300 and now in 2016-17 we are expecting it to be 400. our all balance sheets and audit reports are as per this detail. now sir since in the session 2016-17 we are going for affiliation we are showing only classes from 1-8th , now since as per this change our number of students will change and also our income and expenditure . so sir we also have to change all our balance sheets as per this current detail . sir is this required , cant we show nc/ kg classes – if yes then what extra burden we will get in file or what are the problems we are going to face if we show them actual details and infrastructure.

      1. Dear Prithvi,
        The way you are explaining it is sounding very complicated. Let me ease it for you. You have to show the audited balance sheet of the Society / Trust till date. When I say till date it means till last year. You cannot change the balance sheet since the books are prepared after the end of financial year. You produce what you have done. Speak to your CA for more clarification.

    14. Hello Abhiney Sir
      My Question is that after Submitting online form …. Hard copy of file is where to submitted in 1)Regional Office Chennai office
      2)Delhi Head Office Or
      3)both the office regional and head (both)

    15. Hi Abhiney,
      I have one query regarding reserve fund for CBSE.
      Bye-Laws says to make a FDR in the joint names of the Manager of the school and Secretary of CBSE. Unfortunately we don’t have any post called ‘Manager’ in our SMC.
      Any workaround for this?
      1. Can it be done in the name of Secretary of school (Which is actually Principal of the school) or Chairman of the school?
      2. Also the names should not be mentioned in the FDR, right? Only the post would suffice?

      Regards,
      Amit

      1. 1. Can it be done in the name of Secretary of school (Which is actually Principal of the school) or Chairman of the school? – No you can’t, why don’t you name your accountant or an office staff as manager.
        2. Also the names should not be mentioned in the FDR, right? Only the post would suffice? – Yes

    16. Hi Abhiney
      Mai apana cbse ka pre school nursery to 5th tak start karna
      Chahta hu par mai jo jaruri hogi vo mai land nahi kharid sakta kya mai rent par land leke school start kar sakta hu kya? Aage chalke location change karni padi to kuch problem aa sakti hai kya
      Thanks please
      Reply

      1. Hemant,
        1. CBSE affiliation only starts from Class I and onwards, so Nursery, Play School, Pre Primary do not feature in their parameters.
        2. You can take the land on lease for a minimum duration of 30 years, for more read the affiliation bye laws available on CBSE’s website
        3. If you change the location, the affiliation process has to be initiated again, since the name doesn’t get the affiliation but the infrastructure get approved.

    17. sir I want to start CBSE School in Aurangabad maharashtra my question is that what is land requirement in (within the limite of Municipal corporation ) it is 1 acer or 2 acres land are require plzz reply me

    18. Sir
      my kid studying in7th std (cbse school of not affiliated.)
      Is it possible to move him for cbsc affiliated school during next academic year.

      1. Hi Shankar,
        Yes off course you can. A child can switch school any time he wants during his course of study. It is only in Class X & Class XII that it gets a bit difficult, but that also is fairly doable.

    19. Dear Abhiney,
      We have started a school frm lkg to third standard and will be adding higher classes subsequently. My question is when we are asking for cbse affiliation, iz student stre gth is a criteria?
      Regards
      Beena

    20. Hi Abhiney,
      I want to start a primary schoold. I have sufficient land in the name of my father. I have following questions.
      1. Do I need to get registred the land in my name or i can go with lease?
      2. Land is approx 1 KM away from the main road but there is sub road, will location be fine for school?
      3. I am not able to deside, should i go with franchises or start own school. Please suggest.

      Thanks,
      Vijay

      1. Dear Sharmaji,
        Answer to your queries;
        1. Do I need to get registred the land in my name or i can go with lease? – You can do either, Lease is a better idea.

        2. Land is approx 1 KM away from the main road but there is sub road, will location be fine for school? – You have to decide that, depending on the need of the place and the clientele you wish to bring in.

        3. I am not able to deside, should i go with franchises or start own school. Please suggest. – This is a choice based on your skill set, demand in your city and your financial position. I have written a post on this topic, read it here http://brightoninternational.in/teachclub/to-start-a-franchise-school-or-not/

    21. Hello Sir,

      My queries:

      1. I plan to open an English medium school 3km from a municipal town and 20 km from a municipal corporation (20L population). It’s 2 km off the highway in a village.Does it sounds good?

      2. I have sufficient land (market rate @1Cr/acre) but need money for construction. What should be estimate for school upto 8th? Also what are better options for getting finance?

      Regards.

      1. 1. I plan to open an English medium school 3km from a municipal town and 20 km from a municipal corporation (20L population). It’s 2 km off the highway in a village.Does it sounds good? – Should be fine, but it will be difficult for me to comments as I hardly know the place you are planning to start. School’s success depends on a lot of factor, obviously the location plays a very important role.

        2. I have sufficient land (market rate @1Cr/acre) but need money for construction. What should be estimate for school upto 8th? Also what are better options for getting finance? – Get in touch with a CA — Create a Detailed Project Report — Get in touch with a Bank.

    22. I am running a case affiliated school till class 10th and bow at this stage I am also going to apply for 12class and besides that I also want to change school name only is this possible?

    23. dear sir,
      please send of bylaws of cbse building , lenth width, heights of rooms, passage width, staircase width etc . i need fully detail.

      1. Dear Rajni,
        Here is an excerpt from the Bye Laws
        “(a) Infrastructure
        The infrastructural facilities should be as follows:- .
        (i) 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.”

        Other than this there are more guidelines in the bye laws. For more details go through the bye laws. Click Here

    24. Dear Sir,
      I have about 30000 Sqft of land in a rural area in Rajasthan and wish to start a modern English medium senior secondary school. Pls advice if relaxation is allowed in land norms. Also which other permissions are mandatory to start with? Also any incentives / support from Govt to start a school in rural areas..
      Thanks & Regards

    25. Good Morning sir,
      Now my school complet one year old.This year i plan to start construction in my own land ,what is investment side & what requier a primary school about construction of number of rooms & size.Please send me a paid project report by ur cvil Engineer for primary std.please guide.

      Birasen Behera.

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    27. But sir Delhi public school ki franchise me 4000 to 5000 sqft ki land for primary school, 2500 sqft for preschool and 2 acre for high school.internet PE search Kiya. but muze sirf class 5th tak leni hai.is it possible? Thank u

    28. Dear Abhinay
      My present status is
      I have a school running till class 8. Number of teachers and students is the same as in mentioned in my last post. The school is affiliated by state board (Permission has been given by DEO. Now I want to start CBSE school but the land I have is located 30 kilometers from my present school.
      Now I want to start CBSE school in the location where I have land. I will shift my present school and merge it into that CBSE school. Can I do that?

      1. Mr V Rout,
        You can surely shift your school, no issues with that. But you will have to notify the DEO and get an affiliation of State Board on that premises as well. What you need to understand is the Affiliation is not given to a name (of the school) but to a ready & usable infrastructure (building).

    29. Dear Abhinay
      Your FAQs is one of the most helping I have ever found. Thanks for being so much straight and helping.
      However I could not find answer of my one question. I have a school running in Durg “City” it has classes from Nursery to eight and the enrollment is about 125 while the number of teahers is 17 of which 10 are trained graduate. There is one Principal also. The salary of teachers ranges from Rs 1500 pm to Rs 2200 per month. While salary of the head is Rs 2500 pm. Every month the management puts in about Rs 5000 – 10000 for the expenses related to school and thus the school is running in loss. I have piece of land of about 5 acre and is located about 30 Kilometers far from my present school. I am ready to either lease the land to the society or transfer it to the society already running the school.
      My question is that
      Since it is very very costly affair for me to meet the expenses of the land and building in city and hence I want to apply for CBSE school in that location. Will it be possible?

      1. Dear Mr Rout,
        Thanks for the words of appreciation. I can’t understand your question. Let me try guessing what you have to ask.
        a) Can I lease my land to someone else who will build the school and run the school. – Yes you can lease it to a society, which will build the school and run it in their own name.

        b) Can I apply for CBSE school just on the basis of land – The answer is ‘NO’ you cannot. CBSE looks at everything right from land, documents, teachers, students, pedagogy, salaries, infrastructure etc. You have to build a building – Get affiliated with state board – apply for NOC – Post that apply for CBSE affiliation.

        c) I have no Money or resources to build a school, what can I do to start a CBSE School? – You can mortgage your land with the bank, with the help of CA prepare a detailed Project Report and meet some bank who is ready to loan you the desired amount. In this scenario also 20% – 30% should come from your end.

        I hope you mean to ask one of the above question. Wish you luck.

    30. Dear Abhiney,
      Please support on the query related to CBSE affliation
      1. Currently i have affliation from state board till VIII class since last year can i apply for X class CBSE in current year.

      1. Dear Dinesh,
        The best time to apply for CBSE affiliation (uphill Class X) for a school is when they have Class VIII coming up. To quote an example: For a new School, Let us suppose Maxford School is going to start Class VIII by March or June 2016, then they should be applying for CBSE affiliation by June 2016.

        In case a school applies early say when they have class VI or VII coming up they unnecessary have to recruit teachers meant for Class IX & X. Hope I have been able to answer your question. Best of luck, Let me know if you are looking for a professional consultant to help you with the affiliation process.

        1. Dear Abhinav,
          Thanks for your reply.
          I would like to categorically ask regarding the cbse affliation related to NOC/affliation(Can i apply with below mentioned conditions):-
          1. i have affliation till class VIII from state board
          2. I donot have class Xth state board affliation
          3. I have recently applied for the NOC from state board and is expected only till januaury.
          Can i apply for cbse affliation.(do i need to submit a copy of noc during file submission for affliation.

          1. Dinesh,
            Do the following
            1) Get affiliation upto X Standard
            2) CBSE doesn’t want NOC, the proof that you have applied for NOC and the same had been acknowledged by the department would suffice.

            1. Dear ABhinav,
              Thanks for your prompt reply.
              If i am confident to get NOC, Can i apply for CBSE X, inthat case do i need to submit NOC at time of file submission or at the time of inspection.

              1. Hii Abhinav,
                Lease deed/Gift deed is a costly act in rajasthan (cost 5% of the land rate=400000)
                Can we have other way out for the same such as notary attested mutual agreement as the owner himself is settler in trust.
                Please suggest

                1. Dear Dinesh,
                  That will not work, you will have to go for the lease deed arrangement, as this is the MOST IMPORTANT document where schools get stuck, save money somewhere else not here.

        2. Hello Abhiney,
          our question is, is it neccesary to register the name of DEO for opening a new CBSE primary school. Actualy our society has opened new school without taking any permission from state government. So is there any penalty for not having legal permission?

        3. Please advise if there is any time limit after start of the school for getting state NOC and applying with CBSE for affiliation. or between state NOC and applying for affiliation with CBSE

          1. I have written about this topic in detail, kindly refer to this post on Teachclub http://brightoninternational.in/teachclub/cbse-puts-an-end-to-the-mandatory-formality-of-noc-from-the-state-required-for-cbse-affiliation/

            Basically the stages are as follows without any time limit
            1) Get Affiliated from State Board
            2) Apply for NOC
            3) Apply for CBSE — For this to happen state affiliation is a must and the proof that you have applied for NOC is a must. Final NOC is not compulsory.

        4. I want to know the procedure of Bank finance for starting a secondary school for land,building,furniture and misc expenses.How much cost will come except land for opening school.How much time system will take for providing approval and for other formalities.

          1. Dear Raj Kumar,
            Procedure for Bank Finance starts once you make the trust / Society and cretae a DETAILED PROJECT REPORT (DPR) with the help of a Chartered Accountant (CA). Make sure you have resources enough to mortgage to provide as bank guarantee. To open a school the cost could be anything depending upon your vision and the facilities you wish to incorporate. A good assumption will be Rs 1300 per sq feet.

            My consultancy has helped several school with Project Financing and Turn Key Solution, if you are interested in taking our services you can write to me at abhiney@brightoninternational.in

        5. Dear abhiney sir
          Nursery to class 10 Cbsc board ke liye 1 acre chalegi.?
          muze land purchase Karna hai?
          10 the class tak 1 acre land sufficient hai ya 1.5 acre land Lena padega.kyunki 12 std ke liye 2 acre land ki requirement hai.cbsc board ke rule ke anusaar.

        6. hello sir
          mai mai cbse affliation school kholna chhata hu starting nursery to 6th std se krna chhata hu abhi capital kum hai but age 12th std all stream tak extend karunga mai school bokaro,jharkhand rural area m school kholna chhata hu kitna acres land purchase krna parega.
          1.online apply krne k pahle cunstruction pura krna parega ya kis stage m.
          2.min construction area kya h
          3.min… kitne capital s school start ho jayega.
          4.kya pure land m boundry wall krna parega..
          5.kya 6 class room ,one libarary,office,2 toilet,1 common room se school start ho jayega.

          Thanks & Regards
          Rajnis Dan

          1. Dear Rajnis,
            aapkay sawalon ka uttar

            0. kitna acres land purchase krna parega. – 1.5 Acre (minimum)
            1.online apply krne k pahle cunstruction pura krna parega ya kis stage m.- YES
            2.min construction area kya h – Kuch set nahin hain, depend karta hain ki construction kya har tarah ki mool-bhoot zarurat ko puri kar raha hain ki nahin.
            3.min… kitne capital s school start ho jayega. – Aapkay vision pe depend karta hain, Range could be from 2 crores – 10 crores
            4.kya pure land m boundry wall krna parega.. – YES
            5.kya 6 class room ,one libarary,office,2 toilet,1 common room se school start ho jayega. – Bachchon ki jansankhya pe depend charge ki kya yah sab parapet hain ki nahi.

        7. Your Comment Here..Dear sir thank u very much for providing the info.I have some questions
          1.I have purchased a land near by roorkee in uttarakhand .the measurement is 1 bigha 2.5 biswa.Is this sufficient for CBSE affiliation. the land falls in tehsil (area comes under village)

          2.I have made an educational trust also and construction of school is in progress with my own funds . wish to start session from 2017.kindly guide.

          3.Whom to approach for project loans.I mean name of the agency who can grant loans easily

          thanks and regards

          1. Dear Amit,
            1) I do not understand Bigha as there are different versions are used in different places. All you would need will be a minimum of 1.5 Acres. So please calcutae accordingly and figure out.

            2) What is the guidance you are wishing to seek, if you want professional consultation you can write to me on abhiney@brightoninternational.in. We can help you with the following
            – Turnkey consultancy : We specialise in doing end to end project helping the promoters to conceptualise, plan, build and execute. This is a long term commitment where the period of engagement could be more than 18 months. This will include all aspects right from planning of the project to admissions and affiliations.

            – Franchise Management: We help school adopt successful franchise, we are already the sole franchise agents for Brighton International School, Career Point School and Vindhyachal School. We also help schools adopt other franchise also.

            – Feasibility study: This will give you a 10 years business plan, architectural and conceptual brief and stages of construction. This book would be the reckoner with which you can setup the school.

            – Approvals and Affiliation. Right from state Govt. to ICSE./ CBSE

            – Academic Management: Academic calendar, planning of the entire year, student diary and activity calendar.

            – Recruitment and Trainings. We would assist in recruiting the teachers and principal and other admin staff for you. You need not to advertise and spend any cost on recruitment & training.

            – Resource Management. What type of infrastructure and soft infrastructure and academic infrastructure to be bought and from where, i.e. listing, vendor management and supervision of the process, IT and technological innovation and practices in the school.
            Systems, quality, MIS, various formats and Manuals (SOP) like HR, Operations, Faculty Handbook etc.

            We can do all this and more for your project, we keep travelling and would certainly like to meet up and discuss more about your thoughts on the project and share our experience and competencies with you. The remuneration of the service shall depend on the scope of work.

            3) For loans approach Nationalised banks along with a CA and DPR.

        8. Hello Abhiney,

          Thanks a ton for jotting down the points in such a simple form. I need help with couple of questions mentioned below. Hope you will be OK to guide.

          The school is already established around 12 years back in Kannada medium (State syllabus) from LKG to 10th in the rural area by an Independent committee. No issues till now. Now the management is looking at starting an English Medium school with CBSE affiliation. If you could just brief me the procedure, it will be of great help. I catually tried reading through pages but no luck with this scenario.

          Awaiting your response.

          Thanks a ton!
          Neha

          1. Dear Neha,
            If you are looking to get CBSE Affiliation, you will have to show separate facilities for the English medium School. 2 different boards can co-exist in the same premises but the school in which you wish to introduce CBSE should have the requsite infrastructure and land. If you are looking for professional help, my team can help you with affiliation, write to me on abhiney@brightoninternational.in

            1. Hi Abhiney,
              I found this reply somehow in contrast with my query where in I too have 9th class running with state board.
              Isn’t this also the case of Switch Over?

              Sorry if I am missing something here.

              Regards,
              Hemant

        9. Hi Abhiney
          We opened a school in rural area in UP in April 2013 and applied for NOC thereafter and got NOC in December 2015.My question is, can I apply for CBSE affliation now or I need to get affiliation from the state first?
          As for as NOC is concerned I think it means that state government has No objection in running of our school. I look forward to your reply.

            1. Dear Abhiney
              Thanks for your reply.
              I have gone through the link that you shared. Just wanted to know if I can apply after getting NOC or first need to get affiliation from state government.

        10. HI ABHINEY I AM SHARAD AND WANTED A QUESTION RELATED WITH THE CBSE AFFLIATION

          1. MAIN CBSE SCHOOL KI SAMBADHATA LENA CHAHTA HOON . SHIKSHA VIBAHG MEIN MANYATA HETU ENGLISH MEDIUM SE PRE PRIMARY SE CLASS 8 TAK KI MANYATA HETU AUGUST MAH MEIN APPLICATION DIYA HOON. MANYTA ABHI NAHI PRAPT HAI KARYAVAHI CHAL RAHI HAI.
          KYA NOC KI BHI KARYAVAHI KARNA PADEGA ?
          2. CBSE MEIN SMBHADHATA HETU KIS STAR KI PHEE JAMA KI JAY JAISE UPTO SECONDARY LEVEL OR MIDDILE LEVEL.?
          3. SENIOR SCONDARY KI SAMBADHATA KE LIYE GRAMIN KSHETYRA MEIN KITANI JAMEEN KI AWASHYAKTA HAI?
          I AM AWAITED YOUR KINDALY RESPONSE.

          1. Dear Sharad,
            Here goes the answers to your quesries
            1. MAIN CBSE SCHOOL KI SAMBADHATA LENA CHAHTA HOON . SHIKSHA VIBAHG MEIN MANYATA HETU ENGLISH MEDIUM SE PRE PRIMARY SE CLASS 8 TAK KI MANYATA HETU AUGUST MAH MEIN APPLICATION DIYA HOON. MANYTA ABHI NAHI PRAPT HAI KARYAVAHI CHAL RAHI HAI.KYA NOC KI BHI KARYAVAHI KARNA PADEGA ?

            – Manyata toh lena ho padega. NOC ka sirf application dikhanay se bhi aapka karya pura ho jayega.

            2. CBSE MEIN SMBHADHATA HETU KIS STAR KI PHEE JAMA KI JAY JAISE UPTO SECONDARY LEVEL OR MIDDILE LEVEL.?

            – Aap par depend karta hain, aagar school saatvi tak aa gaya hain toh 10th tak karwayi, 10th khulnay ke baad hi 12 th ki manyata milti hain.

            3. SENIOR SCONDARY KI SAMBADHATA KE LIYE GRAMIN KSHETYRA MEIN KITANI JAMEEN KI AWASHYAKTA HAI?

            – 1.5 Acres minimum

        11. Hi Abhiney,
          Really appreciate your effort in putting this much of information here!

          I have a query related to getting affiliation from multiple boards:
          In the last academic session(2014-15), first batch of class 8th from our school got passed. Therefore ideally we should have applied for CBSE affiliation till secondary level last year only so that we could have accommodated this batch in current year(2015-16) in class 9th CBSE board. But unfortunately this could not be achieved.
          Therefore in order to not loose these students, we had taken affiliation from state board for secondary level, hence these students are studying in class 9th state board this year in our school.
          Now this year we have applied for CBSE secondary level affiliation as well which will hopefully be granted for next session onwards(2016-17) whose inspection is due in next 2 weeks.
          Here my question is:
          a) Can we run different classes for 9th std. from multiple boards(State board & CBSE) in the same school?
          b) While CBSE inspection, can we show the existing class 9th to the CBSE inspectors?

          Any help would be appreciated!

          Regards,
          Balveer

          1. Dear Balveer,
            a) Can we run different classes for 9th std. from multiple boards(State board & CBSE) in the same school? – YES, you can.
            b) While CBSE inspection, can we show the existing class 9th to the CBSE inspectors? – Yes, you can.

            1. Hi Abhiney,
              The problem here is we have not shown class 9th while filling the online application form for CBSE in June 2015. Will it be safe if we somehow hide or dont show the class 9th at all? Or what is your take on this?

              Regards,
              Balveer

              1. Balveer, Hiding nothing is great.
                Just show that none of the admissions have been taken on the pretext of CBSE affiliation and parents were well aware that state board is going to be applicable in the current year. Also there is provision of Switch Over. If you are looking for professional help, my team can help you. If you wish to seek paid professional consultation mail me on abhiney@brightoninternational.in

        12. Namaskar mai rishi patil.
          > From uran Maharashtra.
          > Questions 1= uran city se 4 or 5 km dur main road touch 1.5 acre land
          > chalega?.land kharidna Karna hai.
          > Questions. 2= ya koi franchise like shemford k12 school leluu. Koi
          > dikkate or benefits issue?
          > Kyonki wo kabi hi license cancel kar sakte hai
          Another questions is
          PLz suggest me about land nursery to class x Cbse board require land in
          many cases u answer about 0.5 acre and 0.4[more than 1600 sqmeter] and 2000
          sqmeter.im very confuse to reading all post.bcoz i m going to buy land in
          Uran[navi mumbai]Maharashtra.plz tell me how many land i buy?my personal
          no.
          Uran city fall in navi mumbai area.railway station and building on plot are
          ongoing project running

          1. Rishi,
            For Navi Mumbai get clarity from the CBSE office if they consider that to be a part of Mumbai or not. Post that all the other land requirements will come into play. Since I don’t know the geography so well about the ;and you are trying to describe, my suggestion have limited option here.

            To adopt a franchise or not is your personal call, all depends how capable you think you are and what kind of market does exist in that place.

          2. Hi Abhiney,

            We have received the IC for the School. One of the committe members have opted out due to personal committments. The last date of IC is over. Have weitten to CBSE about this but have still not received any reply. Can you suggest a way out. To get someone on phone from CBSE is difficult.

        13. Hi Abhiney,
          I have a doubt in the letter to the bank regarding Staff Salary remittance.
          Do we need to do the single cheque transfer payment for:
          all the academic staff only (Principal, teachers, PTI)
          ‘OR’
          all the academic and non academic staff (academic staff, administrator, accountant, librarian)

          Regards,
          Hemant

          1. I don’t think that is a possibility. Anyway for affiliation the basic minimum requirement is affiliation from the state. NOC is only a ‘can have’ document whereas the affiliation approval is a ‘must have’.

        14. Some problem in land documents and NOC is not also available at that time. Now we have all documents.But now almost one year gone.Now I want to know Now we have to apply for fresh affiliation and forget about our previous application and money.

        15. Hi Abhiney,
          Thanks for the information shared here!
          IC has been constituted recently for CBSE inspection. I have referred to the annexure that you have mentioned to prepare the file. My query here is:
          Do we need to show the balance sheet of the society as well which runs the school? or just the balance sheet of school would suffice here.

          Regards,
          Amit

        16. Actually we didn’t complete the defeciences which cbse mentioned till now.Now there is almost 6 months is over but there is no reply from CBSE about our draft whether they cut some amount and given us the rest amount or they will not give any amount.We had submitted 75000/- Rs as a draft with the application.

          1. Hi Sandeep,
            What you are saying doesn’t happen normally, your case seems to be an anomaly. Nevertheless, I suggest you write a registered letter and also send an email to CBSE asking the reasons for deficiencies. Money doesn’t come back.

        17. We had applied for the CBSE Affiliation and after inspection they have given us 3 months time to complete all our defeciences in the documents.I want to know now IS CBSE will return our Draft money or not.

          1. There is no such provision where it is forbidden. Forget about whether they allow or not, why would you want to spend so much time, energy and money into something which is an issue to begin with.

        18. Hello Abhiney,

          This question is in reference to cost calculation and budgeting for setting up a CBSE school in 6 acres.

          Question: From your experience what is the estimated cost of construction (per sq ft) for a Normal (Not Budget nor premium school) which includes everything from structures to equipments.

          An estimated range would also be helpful (For example Rs 1000/per Sq.Ft).

          Thanks,

          1. Hi Raman,
            This is how you can reach a possible figure
            1) Calculate the number of facilities you planing to build
            2) Start putting their length & breadth to calculate area
            3) Take a figure of Rs 1500 as a multiplier (this will include everything) electrical/plumbing/whitewash and tiling.
            4) for the playground & Garden take a multiplier of Rs 100, this would take care of landscaping/ Multiplay equipments and Playgrounds.

        19. Respected sir
          First of all let me thank you for providing this usefull information,its really helpful.
          Sir,i am keen to know does opening a school from preschool to std 4th or 5th need cbse affiliation ?
          Can we start school after getting state affiliation?
          What if one doesn’t get affiliation from cbse ?
          My all queries are in context of pre school to 4th std.
          Please reply soon
          Regards
          Aditya anand

          1. Dear Aditya Anand,
            Answers
            1)
            Does opening a school from preschool to std 4th or 5th need cbse affiliation ? – All the schools can start and run without CBSE affiliation. Though the schools cannot start without the state boards affiliation and permission. Please remember, CBSE is can-have board not a must have board.
            2)
            Can we start school after getting state affiliation? – No you cannot.
            3)
            What if one doesn’t get affiliation from cbse ? – No love lost, you can very well carry on under the state board or some other board like ICSE, IB etc.

        20. Your Comment
          sir good evening,
          my queries about my newly started School
          1, How many class room requier for Nursery to std x.
          2.The stairs height is what inch.
          3.Construction built area is 21000 sqrft, is it enough for affilation and it is complet three star building?
          please guide,
          Birasen,

          1. Dear Mr Behera,
            Answers to your queries
            1, How many class room requier for Nursery to std x.- One room each per class multiplied by number of section. In addition to that you have to build library, office space, labs, activity rooms and staff rooms.
            2.The stairs height is what inch.- Ask your civil contractor, CBSE doesn’t have a say in this.
            3.Construction built area is 21000 sqrft, is it enough for affilation and it is complet three star building? – Yes should be enough, just make sure the land measures more than 1.5 Acres.

        21. Dear Mr Abhiney,
          Many many thanks for providing appropriate information regarding establishment of CBSE school. I am planning to start up school ( nursery to class XII ).It shall be of immense help if you pls elaborate on below mention concern :
          1. Which mode i.e Society or Educational Trust will be relevant to establish school. ( keeping in view grants & aids by govt.)
          2.How much area is required to be constructed initially to start with primary section.
          3.Do permission of state government & cbse affiliation required to start classes from beginning. ( As per guideline issued by CBSE for NOC after High Court Order ).
          4.If we lease out property for 30 year to society would that property remain eligible to get loan for construction of building.

          1. Dear Mr Siddiqui,

            1. Which mode i.e Society or Educational Trust will be relevant to establish school. ( keeping in view grants & aids by govt.) – Both are equally eligible.

            2.How much area is required to be constructed initially to start with primary section. – Depends on your vision and facilities. Also depends on numbers of sections and size of classrooms. Since there are many factors one can’t say how much is enough. But as a thumb rule a normal classroom will be around the size of 20 X 25.

            3.Do permission of state government & cbse affiliation required to start classes from beginning. ( As per guideline issued by CBSE for NOC after High Court Order ). – Nothing in CBSE would move without the state government’s affiliation and permission. A school cannot start to operate without State Govt’s approval.

            4.If we lease out property for 30 year to society would that property remain eligible to get loan for construction of building. – Yes, I have got it done for my school.

        22. Dear Mr. Singh

          My name is Surendra Shukla & i have Some queries, i want to open a school from play school to class 5th on a rented building so do i need to take a permission from CBSC or i simply take a permission from state government and start it and if your answer is yes on this so kindly let me know what would be the registration fee and if i want to start it in April 2016.how many days or month prior should i submit my application to the state government office to get an approval, please guide

          Regards,
          Surendra Shukla

          1. To start a school (which has classes beyond KG II) you have to take permission from the state education board. CBSE will only consider institutes for affiliation who have secured permission from the state board. For State Government registration Fee and all I would not be able to comment as you have to figure that one out on your own. They have a certain performa you have to fill before you apply for affiliation / recognition from the state board, have a look at it and evaluate your readiness and fill the form asap. Best of luck

        23. Sir,
          Thank you for your time spared for me sir.Since we dont know the procedure, your advice is most worthy for us sir.Query is regarding only fencing the campus on all sides and we have furnished that before itself sir.
          We will get the affiliation through online or we have to go in person directly sir.

        24. Hi Sir,
          We are running a school following CBSE curriculum upto 8th standard and we have recieved the NOC from the State government. We have finished the process of Inspection by the CBSE board. They sent a query regarding some deficiency for the affiliation and we have furnished the query with the correct response by 10 days before through hard copy & soft copy. Since we have no reponse, we have to go in person directly or if they expecting any bribe amount in the CBSE head office.If so how much.. Please revert me to my mail-id

          1. Dear Harish,
            Don’t bother your affiliation will come through, keep a track of the status of your application online. Since you have not stated the nature of the deficiency I am assuming they are of the type which can be taken care by making some investment in the school. There is no bribe involved if the school has nothing to hide plus I don’t deal with such cases where bribe is involved.

        25. sir,
          our school is from 8 to 12 std, state affiliated.we want to start it from first std(2015-2016).can we start it in cbse without permission of state government or without NOC from state government. if yes then how to apply?

          1. Dear Pravin,
            The answer to your query is ‘NO’. We cannot start s school and get it CBSE Affiliated without the permission of start board. So on case of you are starting a school I suggest that you apply for state board affiliation, subsequently apple for NOC and later apply for CBSE.

          1. -अभिनव जी, सभी जानकारियाँ अँग्रेजी में है। देश की प्रथम राजभाषा हिंदी है। हिंदी में
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          2. Dear Abhiney sir

            I want 1) Norms & guideline for Secondary School by CBSE ( 6-10)
            2) magazine recommended by CBSE
            3) How to Setup Library Example : Which type of books with minimum quantity ( Like per student,etc.) so please help me sir

            1. Dear Amer, Answers to your queries
              1) Norms & guideline for Secondary School by CBSE ( 6-10) – Read the Bye Laws provided by the CBSE, it is all there.
              2) magazine recommended by CBSE – For Library there are no set publication recommended by CBSE, though a school is expected to have about 10-15 different magazines in the library
              3) How to Setup Library Example : Which type of books with minimum quantity ( Like per student,etc.) – A school library should have 5 books per student is the strength of the school is more than 400 students else a minimum of 2000 books are required. All of this is mentioned in the bye laws. For choice of books I have written a small post here on School Library, you can go through http://brightoninternational.in/teachclub/list-of-publishers-and-contacts-for-your-school-library/

          3. Dear Abhiney,
            Thanks for the detailed information provided regarding opening of a CBSE school. I have the following queries.
            My school in Bengaluru already has State Board affiliation. We want to start a CBSE school up to VIII. We want to procure an official permission letter from CBSE so that we can handle the queries of the parents when they ask about CBSE affiliation. Kindly guide me with the details like the person & the address/ office to which the letter needs to be sent to.
            We are trying to get NOC from the state government. Do we need to fulfill any other formality ?
            Is the school expected to work on Saturdays? or can we work for longer duration from Monday to Friday & work for 5 days a week?

            1. Dear Sujatha,
              Answers to your queries;
              1) You have to apply for CBSE affiliation if you wish to secure affiliation. the website is cbseaff.nic.in, if you are looking for a consultant to help you with the process, you can write to me on abhiney@brightoninternational.in

              2) Kindly go through my post http://brightoninternational.in/teachclub/opening-a-school-in-india-and-getting-a-cbse-affiliation/ I have mentioned everything there in terms of documents etc.

              3) It is upto school to decide whether to work on Sundays or not. There is no official guideline for it.

          4. hi abhiney i am aashish jain frm nasik last 4 years i am running school in my city but this year i am planning to open 1st std by natural growth. my current status i hav only trust in my hand no state board permission. can i start 1std or not without permisssion ?
            plz rly

          5. I run a coaching center for commerce students of Class 11 and 12. I wish to open up a School only of Class 11 and 12 under CBSE Board. Is it possible and how to go about it/

          6. Dear Abhiney,

            How much would be constructed area for school and cost if I want to build in Bhopal and have the land as general guideline

            1. Dear Shakuntala,
              The minimum land requirement in Bhopal is 1.5 Acres. There are no set guidelines for constructed area, as it all depends on the strength of the school which evolves over a period of time. But one has to make provisioning for playgrounds etc. A good approximation will be a construction of about 25,000 – 40,000 sq Feet per floor. You can multiply this by about Rs 1200 inclusive of furniture to get to a ballpark cost.

              As consultant we are doing two projects in Bhopal on a turnkey model, let me know if you would require any help in terms of consultancy.

          7. In management committee how member should be their. And what should be like Chairman, Director and what should be the others please help me

          8. Hi Abhiney,
            We have applied for secondary school CBSE affiliation this year in June.
            Till date the status of our application is ‘In Scrutiny’.
            Do you have any idea by when we can expect the inspection to be plannned?

            Regards,
            Hemant

            1. There is nothing wrong with your application. This is a usual response till the time, they don’t go through all the documents you have submitted and constitute an inspection committee. The file will be under scrutiny for a few more days, if all your documents are in order you will get information to proceed further by November/December. Hang on for such time. Best of luck.

          9. I am running a cbse school which is having affiliation upto class 10 now what should i need to do for getting affiliation for class 11 and 12

          10. Respected Sir,
            Sir we need your kind guidance to open the school of CBSE from 1st to 10th please guide me about all basics and Documentations/land/building in rural area my address is at pst shirala tal. Paranda Dist. Osmanabad -Maharashatra

            you are kindly requested to kindly consider to know the all basics needs of the above concern

            Thanking you

          11. Can a CBSE affiliated run by a family? say the father or one of the brother is appoited as Chairman, the other brother as Director, next brother as Princpal? likewise

              1. In management committee how member should be their. And what should be like Chairman, Director and what should be the others please help me

          12. Hi Abhiney,

            The online application form for affiliation of my School has a couple of mistakes that need to be rectified immediately. Could you please guide me for the same.

            Thank you.

            Regards,
            Neha

          13. Hi abhiney,
            I have my school affiliated with cbse as a status of girls school but I want to run it as coed school. Please tell me can I do that? If yes then how?

            1. Dear Mr Singh,
              I don’t think there is any trouble you will face wile changing the composition of your admission. Please go ahead, just build proportionate facilities like boys toilet etc and inform the same to the regional office.

              1. Hi,
                I want to know that for running my school as coed , is it required change to change my schools status from girls to coed in CBSE records?
                Please assist

                1. Dear Sir,
                  I really have to check on this by asking someone else. I checked up on the online application where the type of school is asked. I suggest please go and enquire at the regional office about the procedure, they should be able to help you. In the meanwhile if I receive some information, i shall pass on.

            2. sir,
              i have accuired a rented building of 4000 sqft and now planning to open a school in it.i got 3 queries. Can i directly open admissions from play school to class 5 ?? do i need to get cbse affilation for class 1 to 5?? do i need 2 acres and all for nursey to class 5??

              1. Dear Piyush, Answers to your queries
                Can i directly open admissions from play school to class 5 ?? – Yes you can. Get affiliation from the state government.
                do i need to get cbse affiliation for class 1 to 5?? – CBSE will not give you affiliation on 4000 sq feet plus they don’t have affiliation for Pre School and Pre primary.
                do i need 2 acres and all for nursey to class 5?? – YES, the minimum requirement is 1.5 Acres. In case if you are in a Metro the land required for Pre Primary to Class X will be 0.5 Acres (roughly 22,000 square feet)

              1. Sir
                Our school is running 2nd year under state board. And we are planning for cbse our school students strength is 85. Our trust members are of same blood relation is it possible to apply for cbse

            3. Hello Abhineyji,

              I have gone through all your posts. Its remarkably descriptive; however, please forgive my ignorance.

              I am from Gujarat, Ahmedabad and already running a franchisee model Pre-school since last 3 years in a rented premise (bungalow), now plan to go for STd.1 to 3 in the same premise.

              Is this possible? Will I get the affiliation?Please guide

              1. Dear Sir,

                I have land & ready to construct the Building . My Question is

                1.Can i get the approval from CBSE board during the progress of the construction & arrange the inspection ? or should i complete the building & infrastructure & call for the inspection. Please advise.

                1. Hi,
                  I have answered this question in my blog, restating it again – CBSE affiliation is only possible after the building and school are fully operational, so there is no question about getting in inspected during the construction phase. CBSE is not about only land and building, it is a holistic affiliation of infrastructure, people and processes.

            4. sir thx as ur giving such good guideline to us sir i want to open a school but i dont have any trust in my dis founding social trust is difficult i have a 2 acre land [lease]sufficient funds founding a company then apply is this ok

                1. Hi abhiney sir.nursery to std x cbsc board ke liye 0.5 acre land chalega.? aur muze without franchise se cbsc board ka licence leke start Karna hai.is it possible?
                  Kitna capital lagega for cbsc nursery to std x division license plus noc

            5. Hi
              We have the main issue that we have a family (charitable) trust. and the second is lease deed of 35 years because i have already constructed building on land that i have owned. The other formalities i prepaired.

              1. Dear Asif,
                There is no such guideline on the space required for classes etc. Though in the bye laws they suggest space for class with 45 students, please go through it. Though if you decided keep fewer students than you can go down on the sizes suggested in the bye laws.

            6. In chhattisgarh;Ambikapur;Sakalo
              a school New Delhi public school is running upto class 10th from 7 years without any affliation
              and school collect a lot of money (fees) on the name of cbse school
              please take severe action on them and protect the future of students…..

            7. Dear sir am from sundarban.ihave started a school in 2015.we have no school building but am seeking cbse affiliation.is it possible to get cbse affiliation?please reply me sir

              1. Dear Mr Malik,
                If the land on which the school building is located is more than 1.5 Acres and is leased out to the society/trust running the school for a minimum period of 30 years, you can surely apply for CBSE Affiliation.

            8. Hello sir,
              Myself Shivendra Verma residing in Bhilai now a days. sir, i had opened a school in this session only located sub-urban area named Berla dist. Bemetara. As i have an issue i.e. the local district officer of bemetara dist. given a provisional affiliation of 6 months upto class-5. So, i just want to take guidelines from your that is it ok or they will give a permanent afiiliation. I want to explore my school upto class-12 asap. So sir, please guide me what i have to do.
              Thanking you.

              1. Vermaji,
                It is a little strange that affiliation is securedis for 6 months, normally it for longer duration. I suggest you ask them what is the way forward on this. Yes, state board also gives permanent affiliation.

            9. sir,
              can you please tell me about the permission/NOC required before i start constructing my building for school.as i know, state board affilation, DEO permissions are required after i have completed my building, staff etc.
              but what permissions do i require before that i.e. before the construction of my school building.
              thank you

            10. Thank you for your useful site. I am confused about the difference between accreditation and affiliation. Our school is currently up to 7th standard. Also does affiliation and/or accreditation change your relationship to the local BEO (Board of Education office) office.
              thank you for your time and consideration.
              Swami Mangalananda

              1. Dear Swamiji,
                Affiliation has been existence since the CBSE started its operation, to define it is a process by which a school gets permission to adopt the NCERT framework and also participate in the exams conducted by CBSE for Secondary and Higher Secondary Classes.
                Accreditation is what CBSE has introduced a couple of years back to asses and maintain quality amongst the school already affiliated with CBSE.

                Does affiliation and/or accreditation change your relationship to the local BEO (Board of Education office) office?
                No it doesn’t as you are liable to respond to any query they have regarding the school, affiliation from CBSE doesn’t allow freedom from the health checks the local Education Office might have for your school. Plus they are the custodian of the Right To Education adopted by the Central Government.

            11. Hi,

              I am planning to start school and I was going through CBSE website and found that the affiliation permission for CBSE can be requested in the previous year of 7th 9th or 11th.

              Does this mean that I can start school upto 6th (With State govt permission for school) and then request for CBSE for affiliation..

              Thank you
              Harish G

            12. Shriramvaraprasad Bollempalli

              Hi Abhiney,
              I am planning to start a school in rural place where I born and grew up. I want to provide the quality education to my people. Can you please suggest me what is the procedure to follow the opening a new school.

            13. Hi Abhiney,
              I appreatite your contribution which helps people like me, I wanted to establish a private and independent(financed and organized by me)school,I would like to get affliation from CBSE.(My quick question follows.) Does formation of Society apply for my school? with out formation of Society can I start a school and still Aplly for a CBSE affliaction?.

              Thanks and Regards,
              Krishna Kishore

              1. Hi Krishna,
                Thanks for the words of appreciation.
                Answer to your question –
                Does formation of Society apply for my school?
                YES, it applies to any school. You have to have a No for Profit Society / Trust running the school.

                – with out formation of Society can I start a school and still Apply for a CBSE affiliation?.
                Point 1) You cannot start a school in India without a society / Trust (Point 2) since State government will not give you permission in the absence of trust / society question of CBSE doesn’t arise. Anyway for CBSE also this is an essential requirement.

            14. Hi Abhiney
              Thank you for sharing useful information and helping us out.
              I want to start a pre school from nursery to senior kg.
              I have selected a rented premise approx 3000sqft
              I wanted to know the following.

              1. Do i need an cbse affliation for pre school ? as in we can provide quality education without cbse as well but the students passing out from nursery school(without cbse affliation but intelligent student) will get admission into a cbse school easily ??

              2.Any minimum requirement for a pre nursery school to be affliated to cbse?
              like we are planning to launch school in prime resedential locality where 2 acre land is not feasible + not required for a preschool.

              I hope you get my question in short we do not want to spend a huge money on acquiring 2 acre land.
              our strength is quality education + innovation + english speaking.

              kindly advice
              thanks a ton!

              regards
              ram

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