CBSE Norms Of Affiliations

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Central Board of Secondary Education

AFFILIATION BYE-LAWS

Central Board of Secondary Education

“Shiksha Kendra”, 2, Community Centre, Preet Vihar, Delhi – 110092

Website: www.cbse.nic.in; www.cbseaff.nic.in

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CHAPTER – I

1. Short Title and Definitions

1. These Bye-laws shall be called Central Board of Secondary Education Affiliation

Bye-laws.

2. They are effective from 28th January, 1988 with modifications/amendments from

time to time.

3. In case of any dispute(s) regarding the withdrawal or not granting affiliation or any

other matter pertaining to upgradation and/or any matter arising in respect of

anything pertaining to affiliation with any school and/or any other person, society,

company or organisation, the courts and tribunals at Delhi shall have the exclusive

jurisdiction to entertain such disputes.

2. Definitions

1. In these Bye-laws, unless the context otherwise requires:

i) “Affiliation” means formal enrolment of a school among the list of approved

schools of the Board following prescribed/approved courses of studies up to

class VIII as well as those preparing students according to prescribed

courses for the Board’s examinations.

ii) “Affiliation Committee” means Affiliation Committee of the Board.

iii) “Board” means the Central Board of Secondary Education.

iv) “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary

Education.

v) “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Central Board of Secondary

Education.

vi) “Examination” means examinations conducted by the Board.

vii) “Extension” means extension of Provisional/Regular affiliation granted to the

school by the Board.

viii) “Affiliation Fee” means charges payable by the schools to the Board in

connection with affiliation.

ix) “School Management Committee” means the committee managing the

school.

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x) “Government Aided School” means school receiving grant-in-aid from the

Union Government/Administration of Union Territory/State Government.

xi) $“Government School” means a school run by the Department of Education

of the Union Territory/ State Government/Local Authority as

stipulated in Section 2 (h) of RTE Act 2009.

xii) “Grants-in-aid” means aid in the form of maintenance from the Central

Government or State Government or Local Authority or Administration of

Union Territories, as the case may be.

xiii) “Head of Institution” means the Principal/Headmaster of a Senior Secondary

or Secondary School affiliated with the Board or a Middle School approved

by the Board.

xiv) “Health Officer” means appropriate authority of the Local Municipality/

Municipal Corporation/Local Body to look after the health and sanitary

conditions of the area.

xv) “Indian Diplomatic Mission” means the Embassy/High Commission /

Consulate General of India in the relevant country.

xvi) “Institution” means an educational institution affiliated to the Board.

xvii) “Kendriya Vidyalaya” means a school run by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan,

an Autonomous Organisation under the Ministry of Human Resource

Development of the Government of India.

xviii) “Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya” means a school run by the Navodaya

Vidyalaya Samiti of the Government of India.

xix) “Middle Class Syllabus”, means syllabus approved by the Board for classes

up to VIII on the pattern of syllabus/guidelines for these classes given by

N.C.E.R.T.

xx) “No Objection Certificate” means a letter issued by the appropriate authority

of the Education Department of the State/Union Territory in respect of School

situated in the State/U.T. for affiliation of the school to the Central Board of

Secondary Education (CBSE).

xxi) "Parents-Teachers Association” means an association of the parents and

teachers of a particular school.

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$ Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 22nd June 2011.

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xxii) “Private Un-Aided School” means a school run by a Society/Trust /#

Company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 duly

constituted and registered under the provisions of Central/State Acts not

getting any regular Grant-in-Aid from any Government source(s).

xxiii) “Reserve Fund” means fund created by the school authority as per

requirement of the Board, in a Post Office/Nationalized Bank in the joint

names of the Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education/Director

(Education) of State/U.T. and the Manager of the school concerned.

xxiv) “Senior Secondary School” means school preparing students for both the

Secondary(Class-X) and Senior School Certificate (Class-XII) Examinations

of the Board or for Senior School Certificate (Class-XII) Examination only

xxv) “Secondary School” means school preparing students for the Secondary

School (Class-X) Examination of the Board.

xxvi) “School run by Public Undertaking” means a school run by th Public Sector

Undertaking wholly financed by that undertaking.

xxvii) “Composite Affiliation” means affiliation from Class I to X or I to XII.

xxviii) “Session” means the period of twelve months duration, when instruction is

provided to the students, normally April to March.

xxix) $“Teacher” means a person in the employment of an institution affiliated with

the Board for teaching purposes as per the qualification criteria

stipulated in Section 23 of RTE Act 2009 or as per Affiliation Bye-

Laws of the Board.

xxx) “Upgradation” means upgradation of secondary school to senior secondary

stage i.e. Classes-XI and XII.

xxxi) $“Capitation fee” means any kind of donation or contribution or payment

other than the fee notified by the school.

xxxii) $“Child” means a male or female child of the age of six to fourteen years.

xxxiii $“Child belonging to disadvantaged group” means a child belonging to the

Scheduled Caste, the Scheduled Tribe, the socially and educationally

backward class or such other group having disadvantage owing to social,

cultural, economical, geographical, linguistic, gender or such other factor,

as may be specified by the appropriate Government by notification.

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xxxiv $“child belonging to weaker section” means a child belonging to such parent

or guardian whose annual income is lower than the minimum limit specified

by the appropriate Government, by notification.

xxxv $“elementary education” means the education from first class to eighth class;

xxxvi $“guardian”, in relation to child, means a person having the care and custody

of that child and includes a natural guardian or guardian appointed or

declared by a court or a statute;

xxxvii $Local authority means a Municipal Corporation or Municipal Council of Zila

Parishad or Nagar Panchayat or Panchayat, by whatever name called, and

includes such other authority or body having administrative control over the

school or empowered by or under any law for the time being in force to

function as a local authority in any city, town or village;

xxxviii $“school” means any recognised school imparting elementary education

and includes-

(i) a school established, owned or controlled by the appropriate

Government or a local authority;

(ii) an aided school receiving aid or grants to meet whole or part of its

expenses from the appropriate Government or the local authority;

(iii) a school belonging to specified category; and

(iv) an unaided school not receiving any kind of aid or grants to meet its

expenses from the appropriate Government or the local authority;

2. Words importing the singular number also include the plural number and vice-versa.

3. Words importing the masculine gender also include the feminine gender.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29nd May 2007.

$ Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 22nd June 2011.

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CHAPTER- II

3. Norms for Affiliation

1. The Board may affiliate several categories of schools all over India and abroad, as

for example:

(i) Government or Government aided schools;

(ii) Schools run by autonomous Organisations under the Government like

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS),

Central Tibetan Schools Organisation (CTSO), Sainik Schools Society etc;

(iii) Schools run by Government Deptt. directly like Defence, Railways etc.

(iv) Schools managed directly by Public Sector Undertakings or by reputed

societies for Public Sector Undertakings under the financial control of such

Public Sector Undertakings or by Societies formed by such undertakings.

(v) Private, unaided schools established by Societies registered under the

Societies Registration Act 1860 of the Government of India or under Acts of

the State Governments as educational, charitable or religious societies

having non-proprietary character or by Trusts or #Companies registered

under section 25 of the companies Act of 1956 of the Govt. of India.

- Provided that for granting affiliation to school(s) run by a company under

section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956, it should satisfy the following:

i) The State / UT Government does not have any objection to school

being run by a company under Section 25 of the Companies Act,

1956 at its jurisdiction.

ii) The Company which wants to run school under the above provision

should have memorandum of bye-laws wherein education must be as

one of its objects and it should not channelize funds of institution for

purposes other than furthering education

2. Applications for affiliation may be considered under the following four categories:

(i) Approval of middle class syllabus.

(ii) Provisional affiliation of a secondary school.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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(iii) Upgradation/provisional affiliation of a school for senior secondary stage.

(iv) Regular affiliation to schools run by the Government/Government Aided /

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS)/Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

(NVS)/Central Tibetan Schools Organization (CTSO).

(v) Permanent Affiliation.

3. Any educational institution in India or outside India which fulfils the following

essential conditions (without which the case cannot be processed) can apply to the

Board for affiliation :

(i) The School seeking Provisional Affiliation with the Board must have formal

prior recognition of the State/U. T. Govt. Its application either should be

forwarded by the States Govt. or there should be a No Objection Certificate

to the effect that State Government has no objection to the affiliation of the

school with the CBSE. ‘No Objection Certificate’ once issued to any school

will be considered at par even if it prescribes a specific period or *stage

unless it is withdrawn. Condition of submitting a No Objection Certificate will

not be applicable to categories 3.1 (i) to (iv).

(ii) (a) The School/Society/Trust /#Company registered under section 25 of the

Companies Act, 1956 or the Congregation or other Religious Body

controlling the Society/Trust/# Company registered u/s 25 of the Companies

Act, 1956 managing the school must have about two acres (or as otherwise

permitted measurement) of land and a building constructed on a part of land

and proper playgrounds on the remaining land.

Provided that the school may be graded as Category A+, Category A & Category B School

as per the following criteria:

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).

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*Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 20th December 2006 and approved by the Governing

Body at its meeting held on 22nd December 2006.

#Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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c) pays salaries as per State Govt./U.T. scales of pay

d) satisfies all the other conditions of Affiliation Bye-Laws

(b) $ In cities with a population exceeding 15 lacs, the land should not be less than

one acre with adequate building & arrangement with other institution/organization

for imparting Physical & Health Education and for conducting games, to the

satisfaction of the Board.

In case of lease, it will be accepted if, it is for atleast 30 years. Provided further that

in case of any portion, which is leased out below 30 years, such case may be. In

case of lease, it will be accepted if considered provided that land has been allotted

by the Govt. or Govt. Agencies and it is as per the Law of the land. In all such

cases school should have at least one acre of land by ownership or by lease for 30

years and in all case the total land area should not be less than about 2 acres.

(c) In hilly areas, the land should not be less than one acre. The norms as prescribed

by the Planning Commission shall be applicable for determining the hilly areas.

(d) The land area for the schools seeking affiliation in NCT, Delhi should not be less

than the following:

1 Senior Secondary School Classes from

pre-primary to

Class XII

All the 4

Streams

4000 sq. mt.

2 Senior Secondary School Classes from

pre-primary to

Class XII

Maximum 2

Streams

3000 sq. mt.

3 Secondary School Classes from

pre-primary to

Class X

2000 sq. mt.

(e) * All classified cities notified by the Governing of India under A -1 category within

their limits of Municipal Corporation and the entire state of Arunanchal Pradesh be

at par with the relaxation in land requirement as has already been prescribed for

Delhi under Sub-Clause (d) above.

(f) 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.

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* Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 20th April 2009.

$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing Body

at its meeting held on 22th June 2011.

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Provided further also that if the school is found to have opened more than two

sections it will attract violation of provisions of Affiliation Bye-Laws of the Board.

(g) **The minimum land requirement under category B in respect of schools located

in Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon of National Capital Region (NCR)

as well as in Panchkula (Haryana) and Mohali (Old SAS NagarPunjab) satellite

cities of Chandigarh within the limits of their respective Municipal

Corporation/Development Authority has been fixed as 1 acre.

(h) ## Schools located within the Municipal limit of the Capital Cities, Islands,

NorthEastern States and Jammu & Kashmir, the minimum land requirement

shall be 1 acre.

Provided that the affiliation to such schools under category (g) & (h) would be

subject to restriction of maximum 1250 students with 40 students per section up

to Senior Secondary Level.

(i) $$ The schools situated in the approved heritage zones of various cities and hill

stations.

i) The location of the school be declared

as heritage zone by the competent authority of the State/Central

Government.

ii) Construction of the school’s building

should be of pre-independent era and there is a ban on new construction.

Also, no land is available nearby for allotment.

iii) The institution must have a minimum

of 2000 sqmtr campus area of its own.

iv) The institution should have an

arrangement for sports and extra curricular activities with the nearby

schools/colleges or any other institution for a minimum period of 30 years.

v) In case the arrangement in respect of

(iv) above is with a private institution, a copy of the resolution passed by the

management of the institution at its managing committee meeting may also

to be attached with the letter of permission submitted to the Board.

vi) The number of students should be

restricted in such institutions on the basis of constructed covered area of

school building by following the norms of 1 sqmtr floor area per child as laid

down in the Affiliation Bye-Laws.

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** Rule added in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 24th December, 2007 and approved by the Governing

Body at its meeting held on 28th December, 2007.

## Rule added in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing Body at

its meeting held on 29th June 2007

$$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 3rd November 2009 and approved by the Governing

Body at its meeting held on 23rd, November, 2009.

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(iii) The Trust or Society or # Company registered under Section 25 of the companies Act,

1956 Management running the school should be of non-proprietary character. The list of

members with their addresses, occupations, qualifications and an affidavit from the

Chairman/Secretary stating how the members are related to each other or they are not

related to each other duly attested by first class magistrate should be submitted.

(iv) The school should have well qualified staff as per the norms of the Board given in

Chapter IX.

(v) The school in India must pay salaries and admissible allowances to the staff not less than

the corresponding categories of employees in the State Government schools or as per

scales etc. prescribed by the Government of India $ or as per the conditions laid down

by the State Government. The schools outside India should pay salaries not lower than

those of the teachers in government schools in that country or not less than the salaries

and foreign allowances payable to KVS teachers if officially posted to that country. A

certificate to this effect should be obtained from the Indian Diplomatic Mission.

(vi) $$$ “Every school should organize at least one week training programme for teachers

every year in association with any teachers training institute recognized by the State or

Central Government or by any agency identified by the Board”.

(vii) $$$ “Every institution will provide adequate facilities for potable drinking water and clean

healthy and hygienic toilets with washing facilities for boys and girls separately in

proportion to the number of students.”

(A) Provisional Affiliation :

Those schools which fulfill the essential conditions of the Affiliation Bye-Laws may be

considered for Provisional Affiliation for a period of three years subject to fulfilling all the norms

and conditions of the Affiliation Bye-Laws with in this period. In case the school(s)do not fulfill

the norms and conditions of the affiliation due to some prudent reasons the Board may grant

extension of provisional affiliation granted for a further period of 3 years to 5 years subject to

fulfill the conditions of affiliation in the extended period.

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#Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2007.

$$$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 11th June 2009 and approved by the Governing at

its meeting held on 16th June 2009.

$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 22th June 2011.

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(B) Regular Affiliation :

The schools run by Government/Government Aided/KVS/NVS/CTSO will be granted one

time regular affiliation subject to satisfying and fulfilling all the norms/conditions of the Affiliation

Bye – Laws including of the land etc. Such school need not apply for extension of affiliation, but

they have to remit annual fee as may be prescribed.

(C) Permanent Affiliation

i) Schools managed directly by the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) or by reputed

societies of PSUs under financial control of such PSUs or by societies formed by

such undertakings, and private, unaided schools established by societies/trusts

#Company Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 as per

Affiliation Bye-laws may apply for Permanent Affiliation.

ii) Those schools which have been granted Provisional Affiliation may be considered

for permanent affiliation after the expiry of period of provisional affiliation of 3 years

or such extension of provisional affiliation as the case may be subject to fulfillment of

all the norms and conditions of the Affiliation Bye-Laws in force by the Board.

Provided further that preference may be given to such schools which have been

provisionally affiliated with CBSE for a period of 10 years or more and satisfying all

the conditions of Affiliation Bye Laws.

Provided further also that in case of non/partial fulfillment of conditions as mentioned

in various chapters of Affiliation Bye-Laws, the application will be summarily

rejected.

iii) The school seeking permanent affiliation must also satisfy the following conditions:

(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.

(b) General

Besides fulfilling the other conditions, the school must satisfy the following:

(i) All admissions and. withdrawal registers are properly maintained.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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(ii) The Service records of teaching and non-teaching staffs are duly maintained

and updated.

(iii) No teachers are appointed on ad-hoc basis

(iv) Teaching & non-teaching staff are appointed on prescribed pay scales & no

staff are appointed on consolidated pay. They are also paid DA & admissible

other allowances as per Central or respective State Govt. rates.

(c) Quality of Education

The school seeking permanent affiliation must be quality driven and must

strive for excellence in all aspect of its activities. It must satisfy the board’s direction

regarding no school bag and no homework to the students upto class II, Continuous

and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) in primary classes with no pass-fail criterion

and also extension of CCE upto class VIII.

Provided also that the school seeking permanent affiliation must implement the

academic initiatives like Introduction of Alternative to Homework from class III to V,

Introduction of Life Skills Education for classes VI to VIII, and maintenance of Proper

records of internal assessment from classes VI to X .The average result of the

school in the last three years must not be less than the Board’s average in class X

and XII examinations.

(iv) Appeal against rejection

(a) The school whose application has been rejected will have the opportunity to

appeal against such rejection to the Appellate Authority after payment of an

Appeal Fee. The Appellate Authority shall consist of Chairman of the Board

and two other Members as may be nominated by the Board.

(b) The school whose request has been rejected by the Appellate Authority also,

will be eligible to apply only after two academic years, excluding the

academic year in which the application has been rejected. The fee, including

the fee for Appeal, once deposited shall not be refunded under any

circumstances.

(v) Miscellaneous

(a) The Permanent Affiliation will be granted after physical inspection of the school

and satisfaction of the Board that it is meeting with all the conditions

prescribed for the same.

(b) The inspection of schools requesting Permanent Affiliation will be conducted by a

Committee consisting of three members, at least one of which. must be an

academician of repute to look into the academic activities.

(c) It is the responsibility of the school to ensure that it is satisfying all the

conditions laid down in the Affiliation Bye-Laws duly supported with

documentary evidences in the prescribed formats. In case an application is

rejected due to non-fulfillment of all the conditions/non furnishing of

documentary evidences, the fee deposited will not be refunded even if the

school has not been inspected.

(d) The schools which are permanently affiliated will be required to remit annual

fee at an amount to be prescribed from time to time. The annual fee will be

deposited alongwith annual examination fee.

(e) The schools which are permanently affiliated, will observe various ‘Dos’ and

‘Don’ts’ mentioned in Chapter II Bye-Laws 3 of Affiliation Bye-laws All other

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condition of Affiliation Bye-laws of the Board will also be applicable ‘mutatismutandis’.

(f) The permanent affiliation granted to schools shall not be treated as absolute.

The Board has the right to inspect such schools as deem fit so as to ensure

that the norms/ conditions laid down in the bye-laws in force are strictly

complied with.

(g) Such schools which are/would be permanently affiliated with the Board may

be permitted to introduce additional subjects as and when they like but

before introduction of additional subjects they may remit the requisite fee and

supply the necessary information with regard to infrastructure made available

in the school and staff provided for the subject under introduction.

4. Last Date for Submission of Applications

1. Application “On Line” for (a)approval of middle class syllabus, (b) provisional affiliation of a

secondary school, (c) upgradation of the school for senior secondary stage as the case

maybe, along with the prescribed fee should reach the Board’s office latest by 30th June

of the year preceding the session from which approval of syllabus/provisional

affiliation/upgradation is sought. $The request for approval of middle class syllabus

should be made only when the school has reached at least Class V.

2. In the case of institutions situated outside India, the application should be accompanied by

a letter of recommendation from the Indian Diplomatic Mission.

3. The Chairman of the Board may entertain an application after the last date if the reasons

are strong enough to warrant such extension.

5. SOCIETY/TRUST/# COMPANY REGISTERED UNDER SECTION 25 OF THE

COMPANIES ACT, 1956 RUNNING THE SCHOOL

1. In case of schools belonging to category 3(1) (v) there should be a properly constituted

Registered Society/Trust/# Company registered under section 25 of the

companies act, 1956. It should be of a non-proprietary character and its constitution

be such that it does not vest control in a single individual or members of a family. The

aims of the society/trust/# Company registered under section 25 of the companies

act, 1956 should be as laid down under section 19(1) and (2).

2. Formation of the Society/Trust/# Company registered under section 25 of the

companies act, 1956 should also conform to the State Government rules in which the

school is located.

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#Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2007.

$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 22th June 2011.

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3. The Board may in special circumstances exempt schools from operation of the above

clause in respect of schools set up in foreign countries where societies/ trust/#

Company registered under section 25 of the companies act, 1956 in the name of

Indians cannot be registered under any law or enactment.

6. School Management Committee

$ Subject to relevant provision in the Education Act of the State/UT concerned, every

affiliated school should have a scheme of management approved by the Board. It

should also have a School Managing Committee as stipulated in Section 21 (1) of

RTE Act 2009 and as per provisions of Section 20(1) (2), (3) and 21 of Affiliation

Bye-Laws of the Board.

7. Financial Resources

1. The school must have sufficient financial resources to guarantee its continued existence.

It should have permanent source of income to meet the running expenses of the school

so as to maintain it at a reasonable standard of efficiency, to pay salaries to teachers

and other categories of staff regularly at least at par with the corresponding categories

in the State Government Schools and to undertake improvement/development of

school facilities. In case of institutions which are in the receipt of grant-in-aid from the

State Government/U.T. the permanent Source of income shall include the amount of

grant-in-aid also

2. No part of income from the institution shall be diverted to any individual in the

Trust/Society/# Company registered under section 25 of the companies act, 1956

School Management Committee or to any other person. The savings, if any, after

meeting the recurring and non-recurring expenditure and contributions to

developmental, depreciation and contingency funds may be further utilized for

promoting the school. The accounts should be audited and certified by a Chartered

Accountant and proper accounts statements should be prepared as per rules. A copy

each of the Statement of Accounts should be sent to the Board every year.

3. The channelling of funds by the management to person (s) or enterprise other than for

furthering education in the school will contravene the rules governing affiliation and call

for appropriate action by the Board.

8. Physical Facilities

1. In addition to the basic requirement of Section 3 (3), the institution should have other

facilities commensurate with its requirements. It should satisfy the minimum conditions

laid down by the Board for school building. Class rooms should be adequate in size.

The minimum floor space should at least be 1 sq. metre per student.

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#Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 22th June 2011.

2. Every institution will provide proper facilities like ramps toilets for wheel chair users and

auditory signals in elevators in lifts in accordance with the provisions laid down in PWD

Act, 1995.

3. The school have suitable furniture in the classrooms and office equipment and furniture

commensurate with the strength of students and the staff.

4. The school should have the needed equipment and facilities (at least the minimum

prescribed by the Board) for Sciences, Home Science, Technical subjects, Vocational

subjects and various activities under Work Experience and Art Education. List of

minimum equipment prescribed for Science subjects for Secondary/Senior Secondary

School can be had from the Board against payment.

5. ^”The School should scrupulously observe prescription from the Municipal

Authority/District Collectorate/Transport Department regarding drinking water, fire

safety and transport precautions in the school. A certificate from the

Municipal/Fire/Transport Authority regarding sanitary conditions, water/fire/transport

safety should be submitted along with the application. A fresh certificate regarding

fulfillment of these requirements should be obtained and submitted to the Board every

five years. The Format of Certificates of fire and water safety are give at appendix VII &

VIII. Precautions to be observed for transport are also annexed at Annexure IX”.

6. The School should have adequate facilities for providing recreation activities and

physical education as well as for conduct of various activities and programs for

developmental education and for the social, cultural and moral development of the

students and for safeguarding their health.

7. (i) Adequate ground to create out door facilities for a 200 metre track;

(ii) Adequate land for kabbadi and Kho-Kho; and

(iii) Facilities for playing Volleyball.

8. **(i) Every school should have atleast one adequately equipped Computer Lab

with a minimum of 10 computers or computer student ratio of 1:20 and

proper software.

(ii) Wherever such facility is available, every school should have the facility of Broad

Band Connectivity with the feature of Internet always on from any service

providers.

(iii) Schools which are already affiliated shall create such facilities as mentioned in

Sub-clause (ii) above within one year from the date this Rule comes into

force.

(iv) @Every affiliated school to develop their own website containing comprehensive

information such as affiliation status, details of infrastructure, details of

teachers, number of students, address-postal and e-mail, telephone nos. etc.

(v) @ Every school should prepare its annual report containing above information

and upload the same on its website before 15th Sept. of a year.

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** Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 24th December 2007 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 28th December, 2007.

@ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 25th June 2010 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2010.

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^ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 11th September 2012 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 26th September 2012

9. Library

1. The Library should be well equipped and spacious. It should have at least five

books(other than text books) per student in its stock subject to a minimum of 1500 at

the beginning. It shall not stock notes, examination guides or keys of any kind. In the

selection of books, norms or guidelines provided by the Board should be followed and

purchases should be made in consultation with the subject teachers.

2. The school should subscribe to sufficient number of newspapers and magazines.

Atleast 15 magazines suitable for students and professional needs of teachers should

be subscribed to.

3. The Library shall not contain any book or other forms of literature that espouse or

propagate communal disharmony or casteism or discrimination based on religion,

regions or language etc. The school should not stock in the library any book

disapproved by the Government/ Board.

10. Staff and Service Conditions

1. Besides the minimum requirements for salaries as laid down in Section 3(3), the school

should have adequate teaching staff possessing the necessary qualification laid down

for various posts/subject teachers by the Board. The pupil teachers’ ratio should not

exceed 30. Also there must be 1.5 teachers per section to teach various subjects.

2. Salary should be paid through Account Payee Cheques drawn on a scheduled bank,

from the date of first appointment of the teachers on probation.

3. The school should have well defined conditions of service as per norms of State/U.T.

Government and should issue letters of appointment to the employees at the time of

joining service and should also sign a contract of service. The contract should be

similar to the format given in Appendix III in these Bye-laws or in the form prescribed by

the State/U.T. Government, in case the act of the State/U.T. Provides so. The period of

probation should normally be one year extendable for another year. In case the

management is not satisfied with the performance, the same should be brought to the

notice of the employees concerned in writing. Probation should not be extended

beyond two years and the Management should arrive at a decision to confirm the

teacher or not before the end of the probationary period.

4. The school should have Contributory Provident Fund and Gratuity or Pension, Gratuity

and General Provident Fund as retirement benefits. These schemes should be as per

Government rules of the State/Centre. In addition, it will also consider providing other

welfare measures like free children education, leave travel concession, medical

benefits, leave encashment etc.

5. Normally a teacher should be engaged as a whole time employee except in special

cases where work load does not justify a whole time teacher. No teacher, teaching the

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Secondary, Senior Secondary classes shall be required to teach more than 3/4 of the

total periods in a week.

6. The number of students in the class should not be very large. The optimum number in a

section of a class is 40.

7. % Every school should organize at least six days full time Training Programme to its

entire teaching staff at least once in three years. Such training programme may be

organized by the school in collaboration with the Board or by a recognized Sahodaya

School Complex of CBSE or by the State or Regional Teachers Training Institutions or

by any organization and agency recognized by the CBSE.

8. The Management of the schools shall not retain the original degree/diplomas certificates

of the teachers and other employees of the school with them. The original certificates

etc. taken for verification shall be returned at the earliest after verification. Photostat

copies may be obtained from the employees and kept in their personal files.

9. Check gender specific violence, strictly comply with the guidelines and norms prescribed

by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the writ petition (Criminal) no. 666-70 of 1992

Vishaka and others V /s State of Rajasthan and others delivered on 13-8-1997 for

protection of women from sexual harassment at the work place.

11. Fees

1. $ Fees charges should be commensurate with the facilities provided by the institution.

Fees should normally be charged under the heads prescribed by the Department of

Education of the State/U.T. for schools of different categories. No capitation fee or

voluntary donations for gaining admission in the school or for any other purpose should

be charged / collected in the name of the school and the school should not subject

the child or his or her parents or guardians to any screening procedure. In case

of such malpractices, the Board may take drastic action leading to disaffiliation of the

school.

Further, any school or person violates the above provisions is liable for the following:-

(i) Receives capitation fee, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to ten

times the capitation fee charged;

(ii) Subjects a child to screening procedure, shall be punishable with fine which may

extend to twenty-five thousand rupees for the first contravention and fifty thousand

rupees for each subsequent contraventions.

2. In case a student leaves the school for such compulsion as transfer of parents or for

health reason or in case of death of the student before completion of the session,

prorata return of quarterly/term/annual fees should be made.

3. The unaided schools should consult parents through parents’ representatives before

revising the fees. The fee should not be revised during the mid session.

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% Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 27th December 2010 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 29th December 2010.

$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 22th June 2011.

12. Admission of Students

(i) $ Admission in the school affiliated to the CBSE shall be made without any

distinction of religion, race, caste, creed, place of birth or any of them. As regards

reservation for SC/ST students is concerned, it shall be governed by the

Education Act/Rules applicable to the State/U.T. where the school is situated.

(ii) For the purpose of admission and extent of schools responsibility for Free and

Compulsory Education the school shall be governed by the provisions of the

Right to Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 and the

amendments, made there to from time to time.

(iii) The school shall maintain all relevant records of the students applied and

admitted annually as stipulated in Section 3 (1) and (2) of the RTE Act, 2009 and

shall also follow the guidelines/instructions issued by the State in which the

school is situated.

13. Miscellaneous

1. The school seeking Board’s affiliation/already affiliated to it shall be open to inspection

by the Inspection Committee deputed by the Board or the Education Department of the

State/Union Territory in which it is situated.

** Provided that such Inspection Committees shall invariably include Board’s

representatives.

** Provided further that the above proviso will not be applicable to States/UTs which do

not have their own Educational Boards.

2. The Schools situated abroad shall also be opened to inspection by the Inspection

Committee deputed by the Board. The Board will pay the TA/DA and other allowances

admissible as per Govt. of India approved rate including airport tax and local transport

conveyance for such inspection.

3. The school shall supply information and returns called for by the Board/State/ Central

Government/ $ Local Authority within the prescribed time given for its furnishing to the

authority concerned.

3(i) % The school should prepare its annual report containing comprehensive information

including name, address postal and e-mail, telephone numbers, affiliation status, period

of provisional affiliation, details of infrastructures, details of teachers, number of

students, and status of fulfillment of norms of affiliation Bye-Laws and post same on the

website before 15th September of every year.

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**Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 22th June 2011.

% Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 27th December 2010 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 29th December 2010.

4. The building and furniture of affiliated Institutions shall be placed at the disposal of the

Board for conducting any examination and spot evaluation free of charge. The

Management and the Principal shall cooperate with the Board in the conduct of

examinations and evaluation of scripts. If asked by the Board, the school shall provide

atleast one examiner in each subject offered by the school and more than one, if more

than 200 students have been sent for the examination. In case they fail to do so, the

Board shall have the right to take appropriate action including initiating action for

disaffiliation of the school. However, the size of the school will be taken into account

before such a condition is imposed in order to avoid disruption of academic work in the

school.

5. The school shall maintain records of attendance of all students in Secondary/ Senior

Secondary classes for purposes of admission to the Board’s examinations. The entries

in these registers shall be properly checked at the end of each session and signed. The

attendance registers shall be open to inspection by the officers of the Board Inspection

Committee.

6. The school shall arrange the medical check-up of the students at least once a year and

keep a proper record of the same.

7. The school shall take steps to see that value education with particular emphasis on

National Integration is imparted to students through teaching various subjects and

activities in the school curriculum.

8. Institution affiliated to the Board shall not in general send candidates for examination of

any other Board/University. It shall prepare candidates for the Secondary and Senior

Secondary examinations of the CBSE only. The general principle which may be

followed at that affiliation for classes higher than Senior Secondary may be allowed

with another University but for lower classes i.e. for Secondary classes this should not

generally be allowed. The affiliation of vocational courses may be done as per the

requirements of the institutions offering them.

9. In the interest of Promoting Vocational Courses, schools/colleges may be permitted to

have limited affiliation to the Board for vocational courses only. This would be subject

to the condition that they would fulfill the other conditions of the Affiliation Bye-Laws

including the curriculum prescribed by the Board.

Provided further that the school will impart education on Vocational Courses in

collaboration with such organizations/industries which are directly concerned with the

particular Vocational Courses of study and are available at reasonable distance.

10. The Board may conduct an audit of the funds of the school as and when it thinks

necessary to ensure that:

a) $ The funds/fee collected by the school authorities are not diverted for any

purpose other than furthering education.

b) The staff is paid salaries as per the Bye-Laws.

c) Any other financial irregularity

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$ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 22th June 2011.

11. **Every school shall promote inclusion of student with disabilities/special needs in the

normal school as per provisions of the “Persons with disabilities Act 1995’ and in

conformity with National Policy of Education”.

11 (i) @ “In the interest of promoting patriotism and attitude of service among

students NCC/NSS/Scouts & Guides shall be introduced in school and any one of

such activity in the school is desirable before it seeks provisional affiliation”.

12. Board’s Examinations

i) It is mandatory for a school affiliated to Board to follow the Examination Bye-laws

of the Board in to;

ii) No affiliated school shall endeavour to present the candidates who are not on its

roll nor shall it present the candidates of its unaffiliated Branch/School to any of

the Board’s Examinations.

iii) If the Board has reasons to believe that an affiliated school is not following the

Sub-Section 1 & 2 of this Section, the Board may resort to penalties as

prescribed here under.

iv) Every affiliated school shall sponsor regularly its bonafide and eligible students in

Boards Class X and Class XII examinations from the year mentioned while

granting affiliation/upgradation without break or inform with reasons thereof in

writing well in time about the non-sponsoring of the candidates. Failure to do so

will lead to suo moto withdrawal of the affiliation of the school for Secondary and

Senior Secondary Examinations as the case may be.

Every affiliated school shall present a list of number of students and their particulars in

respect of Classes IX, X, XI & XII at the time of beginning of an academic session.

Generally, there shall be no variation between the said list of candidates submitted at

the time of filing of applications for the Board’s examinations. However, genuine

variations, if any, shall be brought to the notice of the Board well in advance and in any

case not later than September 30th of the academic session. Such variation duly

allowed by the Board shall be included in the list of candidates.

Penalties

Summary disaffiliation for five years and forfeiture of fees, if any. Re affiliation shall be

considered on merits after a fresh application is filed. Repetition of violation of any Bye-Laws

shall lead to permanent disaffiliation.

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.

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** Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 24th December 2007 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 28th December 2007.

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@ Rule added in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 25th June 2010 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2010.

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.

14. (A) TRANSFER / SALE OF SCHOOL

The Board would not allow any property transfer/Sale of school by one Society/

Management/Trust/# Company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act,

1956/ Management to another Society/Trust/# Company registered under section 25 of

the Companies Act, 1956/ Management through agreement /sale deed. In case such

transaction is effected explicitly or implicitly, the Board shall withdraw its affiliation with

immediate effect.

14- (B)@ The school shall not use its building and infrastructure for any commercial activity

but multiple use of school building is allowed for the limited purposes of:-

1. Promotion of Education and Skill Development including Vocational Education.

2. Running of classes in two shifts as per the pattern adopted by the Kendriya

Vidyalayas subject to the following :-

i. There should be separate set of teaching and non -teaching staff as per norms of

CBSE for each shift including separate Head Master or Vice-Principal for

supervision.

ii. There should be separate school records such as admission register, attendance

register etc. and separate staff rooms for the teachers of both the shifts.

iii. Teaching hours shall be followed as per the scheme of studies of classes

conducted in each shift and there should be a minimum gap of half an hour

between both the shifts.

iv. Prior permission of Affiliation Committee of CBSE should be obtained before

commencement of classes in shifts.

v. In general the school should run junior classes in the morning shift and senior

classes in the evening shift.

vi. Those seeking permission to run Board Exam classes in two shifts should justify

the need in terms of number of students in lower classes.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the Governing Body at

its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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@ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 25th June 2010 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2010.

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CHAPTER – III

15. Submission of Applications for Affiliation and Follow –

up Action

1. (a) The schools fulfilling the norms of Affiliation given in Chapter-II may apply ‘On-line’ to

the Board for approval of Middle Class Syllabus/** provisional affiliation for secondary/

upgradation of Senior Secondary Classes on the prescribed form alongwith prescribed

fee given in Appendix II before 30th June of the Year preceding the year in which Class

**VI/IX/XI as the case may be is proposed to be started. Application Forms, procedural

details and Affiliation Bye-Laws for submission of applications ‘on line’ are available on

the Boards website www.cbse.nic.in. Applications submitted by post or by any other

means will not be processed.

All the applications which are received by CBSE on or before 30th June every year may

be processed together within a period of six months thereof. The order of granting or

refusing the affiliation shall be communicated to the applicants on or before 31st

December of that year

(b) Application for Permanent Affiliation will be submitted ‘On Line’ only. Appeal against

rejection duly supported with documentary evidences will have to be submitted ‘By

Post’

(c) **Schools seeking fresh affiliation with the Board may apply for approval of middle

class syllabus in the year preceding the year in which Class VI is proposed to be

started except in case of switch over from other recognized Boards in India.

2. Before applying, the school should ensure that it fulfills the essential requirements of

affiliation as given in Rule 3(3) of Chapter II. No application will be considered in case

the essential requirements are not fulfilled by the school.

3. On receipt of applications, the Board will examine the documents on various conditions

and in case it observed that the school fulfils the essential conditions, an inspection

committee will be appointed in order to assess the suitability of the school for affiliation

of the school with CBSE for classes applied for.

4. In case on scrutiny of application, it is found that the school does not fulfil the minimum

conditions, it will be informed accordingly and no further action will be taken by the

Board till the essential conditions are fulfilled to the satisfaction of the Board.

5. The inspection report along with observations of the office will be placed before the

Affiliation Committee of the Board at its next meeting to decide whether the school be

granted affiliation/approval etc., as the case may be. The decision about grant of

affiliation etc. will be communicated to the school immediately after the approval of

Affiliation Committee. In case of emergency, this power may, however, be exercised by

the Chairman.

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** Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 28th November 2008 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 08th December 2008

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6. $ Any representation against the decision of the Board on scrutiny of application and

inspection report shall be submitted within three months of communication of decision

to the school.

Application of a school rejected after considering the representation, may apply afresh

with prescribed fee subject to fulfilling the norms of affiliation given in Chapter II and the

application will be considered against the academic session for which it is registered.

The school may seek refund of application fee after deduction of 10 per cent of fee as

processing charges against rejection of application on scrutiny without inspection of the

school within one year of communication of decision.

7. The approval of **middle class syllabus shall be subject to the conditions that the

school will make fresh applications for provisional affiliation for the Secondary classes

or Senior Secondary classes on the prescribed form in accordance with the Bye-laws

and conditions for Provisional Affiliation / Upgradation when Class VIII or X has started.

8. Extension for approval of middle class syllabus is not extendable as the purpose is to

affiliate the school as a secondary school and not as a middle school.

9. No School is permitted to start CBSE Pattern Classes **VI/IX/XI as the case may be

without obtaining formal permission of affiliation of the CBSE. Any school who violates

the condition would be disqualified for a period of two years.

10. Request for getting approval of Middle Class Syllabus/Provisional Affiliation for

Secondary/Senior Secondary Classes should be made when Class **V/VIII/X, as the

case may be, has been started In the school.

11. Extension of Provisional/ Regular Affiliation

$ Application for extension of Provisional/Regular affiliation for Secondary/Senior

Secondary classes shall be made by the School Authority by 30th June of the preceding

year in which the provisional affiliation expires. Applications will be accepted after the

last date along with the prescribed fee and late fee.

Provisional Affiliation granted to a school will remain valid on receipt of

application of a school for extension of provisional affiliation subject to the final

decision of the Board.

It has also been decided that at present a Late Fee of Rs.10,000/- (Rs. Ten Thousand

Only) per month shall be charged from the schools against late submission of

applications for extension of affiliation received for the academic session 2012-

2013 onwards.

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** Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 28th November 2008 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 08th December 2008

$ Rule added in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the Governing Body at

its meeting held on 22nd June 2011.

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CHAPTER- IV

16. Autonomous Schools

1. The Board may grant autonomy to selected schools with a view to giving them an

opportunity to take initiative in the field of curriculum and evaluation. The school

seeking autonomous status should be a high order school among those affiliated with

the Board.

2. A school shall be eligible for consideration for the grant of autonomous status if it

satisfies the following conditions:-

i) It enjoys the status of regular affiliation of the Board.

ii) It should continue satisfying the basic conditions like ‘No Objection Certificate’

from the State Government, minimum qualifications and salary of teachers;

iii) The composition of the trust/society/ # Company Registered under section 25

of the Companies Act, 1956 managing the school should be broad based;

iv) The school must enjoy a good reputation in society;

v) Sufficient administrative, academic and financial powers should be with the

Principal;

vi) Stability of the staff over a period of time;

vii) Any other condition framed by the Board from time to time;

3. The schools satisfying the above conditions may apply in the prescribed form for

grant of autonomy which shall then be considered by the Board.

4. The purpose and types of autonomy and other modalities in this regard are given in

Appendix-V.

5. The Board may withdraw autonomy if it is not satisfied with its operation or if the

school ceases to satisfy any of the conditions for the grant of autonomous status.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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CHAPTER-V

17. Withdrawal of Affiliation Provisionally Affiliated Schools

1. Affiliation may be withdrawn by the Board either in a particular subject or in all subjects.

Institution may be disaffiliated if the Board is satisfied that the school concerned is not

fit to enjoy continuing affiliation to the Board.

2 a. Proceedings for withdrawal of affiliation may be initiated by the Board in case the

schools are found guilty of following after reasonable notices :

i) Not paying salaries and allowances to teachers and other employees, at least at

par with those obtaining in State/Union Territory institutions; default or delay in

payment of salaries and allowances.

ii) Financial irregularities including channelling of funds for purposes other than

those provided for in these Bye-Iaws.

iii) Engagement in activities prejudicial to the interest of the State, inculcating or

promoting feelings of disloyalty or disaffection against the Government

established by law.

iv) Encouraging or tolerating disharmony/hatred between different sections of the

Society.

v) Non-fulfillments of conditions laid down regarding deficiencies to be removed,

even after due notice.

vi) Disregard of rules and conditions of affiliation even after receiving warning

letters.

vii) Hindrance in the smooth functioning of the school on account of dispute

between rivalries within the school management.

viii) Absence of approved terms and conditions of service, or frequent dismissal of

teachers from service.

ix) Poor academic performance of the school for three consecutive years in not

being able to keep at least 50 per cent of passes of the general pass

percentage.

x) Non-availability of proper equipment/space/staff for teaching a particular

subject.

xi) Any other misconduct in connection with the admissions/examinations/any other

area which in the opinion of the Board warrants immediate disaffiliation of the

school.

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xii) In case of transfer of property/sale of school by one Society/Trust/ # Company

Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956/Management to

another Society/Trust/# Company Registered under section 25 of the

Companies Act, 1956/Management through agreement/Sale deed.

(xiii) Any violation of the norms that have been prescribed by the Hon’ble Supreme

Court of India in the writ petition (Criminal) nos. 666-70 of 1992 Vishaka and

others V /s State of Rajasthan and others delivered on 13-8-1997 for protection

of women from sexual harassment at the work place if established would attract

strict action against the institution which may even lead to disaffiliation.

(xiv) Violation of provision of sub-clause 3.3 (f) of Chapter II.

(xv) Violation of Item 20.2 (vii) of Chapter VI.

b. “Once Provisional/Regular/Permanent Affiliation granted to the school is withdrawn by

the Board on establishment of serious irregularities which amount to cheating the

Board/causing embarrassment to it, the Board may Black List such a school to debar

it from seeking re-affiliation in future.

3. The Board shall provide adequate time and opportunity to the Management of the

school served with a ‘Show Cause Notice’, upto a maximum of one year for adequate

compliance/ removal of defects failing which the Board may declare the institution

disaffiliated. Such decision by the Board shall be final and binding.

The maximum period of ‘Show Cause Notice’ due to clause17(2)(xi) may not exceed

one month.

4. In case a school seeks legal redressal from the Court against the decision of the

Board, the jurisdiction of the court of Law shall be Union Territory of Delhi only and

not any other place.

18. Withdrawal of Permanent/Regular Affiliation

(1) Within the general frame work of Section 17 of this chapter, the Board reserves the right

to withdraw regular affiliation in the event of a school failing to observe affiliation

norms and rules and/or the pass percentage in most of the subjects goes lower than

the pass percentage of each subject at the examinations of the Board, continuously

for three years. The Board will ask such a school to rectify the deficiencies and given

adequate time (6 months to one year). If the school fails to show improvement, it will

lose the status of a regular affiliation school and will revert to a provisionally affiliated

school status.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

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(2) In the event of a school failing to maintain the prescribed norms for regular affiliation

for affiliated schools and/or rules of the Board and/or the school deteriorates in

standards of performance, the Board will ask such a school to rectify the deficiencies

and come upto Boards expectations within a period not exceeding one year. If the

school fails to show improvement it may lose the status of a regular affiliation school

and will revert to a provisionally affiliated school or even may be disaffiliated, if

considered necessary by the Board.

(3) Proceedings for withdrawal of Permanent Affiliation may be initiated against such

permanently affiliated schools which are found guilty of the irregularities mentioned in

Clause 17 of Chapter II, or of non -observance of other applicable conditions.

(4) The procedure etc. for withdrawal of Permanent Affiliation will be same as that

mentioned in Clause 17.

(5) Once Permanent Affiliation granted to a school is withdrawn by the Board the school

will not be eligible for re-affiliation for atleast 2 academic years including the year in

which it was withdrawn.

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CHAPTER-VI

SOCIETY I TRUST/# COMPANY REGISTERED UNDER SECTION

25 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 1956 RUNNING THE SCHOOL

19. ROLE/AIMS OF SOCIETY/TRUST/# COMPANY REGISTERED

UNDER SECTION 25 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 1956.

1. The Society / Trust/# Company Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956

running the school has a critical and key role to play in providing a good and healthy

climate to the school to fulfil its aim and objects, to enable the staff provide quality

education and to be a centre for educational excellence. To achieve this aim, the role

and responsibilities of the Society/ Trust/# Company Registered under section 25 of the

Companies Act, 1956 are defined as under:

i) It should ensure that the school gets proper land, building equipment, furniture

and qualified staff at least as per norms of the Board.

ii) It shall ensure that the school is run as a community service and not as a

business and that commercization does not take place in the school in any

shape whatsoever.

iii) It shall ensure that the funds accruing from the school are spent for the benefit

of the school and for its expansion.

iv) It shall safeguard the autonomy of the Principal and provide him total support

except when the Principal goes against the established and clear directives laid

down by the management.

v) It shall have control over the school management committee and shall approve

the budget/tuition fees and annual charges etc., for the school.

vi) It shall have control over any capital expenditure i.e., on land and the

construction of building, its expansion and procurement of major equipments for

the school.

vii) It shall generate funds for the needs of the school whether it is recurring or nonrecurring.

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viii) It shall ensure that the school has the basic essential facilities such as

Laboratory equipment, equipment for games and sports and other co-curricular

activities, Library books etc.

ix) It shall have the powers to constitute Selection Committee/Departmental

Promotion Committees for various categories of staff.

x) It shall have powers to lay down conditions of service as per norms of

CBSE/Government, and to approve promotion/appointment/termination of the

employees as well as to grant special increments or rewards to the staff.

2. $ The Society/Trust/#Company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act,

1956 will ensure that the school is running as per the provisions of the Education

Act and other relevant Acts of Centre/State Governments affiliation norms of

CBSE and shall be committed to provide quality education to the children and for

this shall take necessary steps as per its needs.

20. School Managing Committee, Its Constitution, Power

and Functions

1. Schools other than Government Schools affiliated with the Board shall have a school

managing committee.

2. The school managing committee should consist of the following :—

(a) the managing committee of a recognised aided school shall consist of not

more than fifteen members; and the managing committee of a private unaided

school shall consist of not more than twenty one members;

(b) subject to the total number of members specified in clause (a), every

managing committee shall include the following namely:—

(i) the Head of the school. He will be a Member Secretary of the School

Managing Committee;

(ii) two parents of students in the school;

(iii) two teachers of the schools;

(iv) two other persons (of whom one shall be women); who are, or have

been, teachers of any other school or of any college, to be nominated

by the Trust/Society/# Company Registered under section 25 of the

Companies Act, 1956 Board;

(v) two members, from out of a panel recommended by the Trust/Society/#

Company Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 to

be nominated by the Board. If the Panel is not accepted fresh panel

may be asked. The names recommended should not below the rank of

a Principal of a Sr. Sec. School;

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

$ Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 22nd June 2011.

(vi) the remaining members to be nominated or elected as the case may

be, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the society or trust

or # Company Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act,

1956 by which the school is run.

(vii) Not more than two members may be nominated as per the conditions,

if any, laid down in the “No Objection Certificate”.

Provided further that the above provisions shall be implemented with

immediate effect and those affiliated earlier and not complying with

above provisions shall be required to take remedial measures with

suitable qualified substitutes within a year positively.

(viii) No Head Master/Principal shall be appointed in the school who is

related to any member of the School Managing Committee.

(ix) For the purpose of this rule, the relation includes the following Brothers,

Sisters, Husband, Wife, Son, Daughter, Son-in-law and Daughter-inlaw.

Provided further that any violation of rules will lead to the disaffiliation

of the school.

3. The term of the members of the Managing Committee shall be three

years. A member can be re-nominated for another term but a member

cannot remain in office for more than two consecutive terms expect exofficio

members and the members of the Trust/Society/# Company

Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 of the School.

The duties, powers and responsibilities of the School Managing

Committee shall be as follows and it shall function subject to the control

and in accordance with the policy to the Society/Trust/# Company

Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956.

21. Powers and Functions of the School Management

Committee

1. Subject to overall control of the Society/Trust/# Company Registered under

section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 the School Managing Committee shall

have the following powers/functions:

i) It shall have the power to supervise the activities of the school for its smooth

functioning.

ii) It will work according to the specific directions given by the Society regarding

admission policy. However, admissions will be made as per merit without

discretion of caste/creed/religion and region.

iii) It shall look into the welfare of the teachers and employees of the school.

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iv) It shall evolve both short-term and long-term programmes for the improvement

of the school.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

v) It shall have the powers for making appointment of teachers and non teaching

staff.

vi) It shall exercise financial powers beyond those delegated to the Principal

within the budgetary provision of the school.

vii) It shall have the power to take stock of academic programmes and progress of

the school without jeopardising the academic freedom of Principal.

viii) It shall guide the Principal to maintain tone and discipline in the school.

ix) It shall ensure that the norms given in the Act of the State and by the CBSE

regarding terms and conditions of service and other rules governing

recognition/affiliation of the school are strictly adhered to.

x) It should ensure that the school gets Furniture, Science equipment, Library

books and other teaching aids and the requisite sports material in adequate

quantity and on time.

xi) It shall exercise powers to take disciplinary action against staff.

xii) It shall have powers to sanction leave to the Head of the Institution including

casual leave.

xiii) It shall ensure that no financial irregularity is committed or any irregular

procedure with regard to admission/examinations is adopted.

xiv) It shall have the power to propose to the Society rates of tuition fees and other

annual charges and also review the budget of the school presented by the

Principal for forwarding the same to Society for approval.

xv) The Managing Committee will meet at least twice in an academic session.

22. Manager/Correspondent of the School-Duties, Powers

and Responsibilities

i) The Manager / Correspondent will be an important and necessary link between

the Trust / Society and the school.

ii) He should ensure that the directions from the Society are conveyed to the School

Managing Committee and to the Head of the Institution properly.

iii) He will exercise general supervision over the school, subject to the control of the

Managing Committee.

iv) He shall exercise such financial powers as are prescribed in the Scheme of

Management and delegated to him.

v) He shall sign on the appointment letters, letters for disciplinary action against the

staff and termination, and suspension letters etc. on behalf of the Managing

Committee.

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vi) He shall not interfere with the Head of the school in discharge of his

responsibilities and duties.

vii) All letters concerning affiliation/recognition shall be countersigned by him.

23. Head of the School- Duties, Powers and Responsibilities

i) Head of the School/Principal will be the ex-officio. Honorary Secretary of the

School Managing Committee.

ii) Will function as, the Head of the office of the school under his charge and carry

out all administrative duties required of a head of office.

iii) Be the drawing and disbursing officer for the employees of the school except that

in the case of an unaided school, he may perform only such function, as drawing

and disbursing officer as may be specified in the instructions issued by the

Society.

iv) Be responsible for the proper maintenance of accounts of the school, school

records, service books of teachers, and such other registers, returns and

statistics as may be specified by the Society/Board.

v) Handle official correspondence relating to the school and furnish, within the

specified dates, the returns and information required by the State

Government/Board.

vi) Make all payments (including salaries and allowances of teachers and other nonteaching

staff) in time and according to the instructions governing such payment.

vii) Ensure that the tuition fees, as levied, are realised and appropriately accounted

for and duly appropriated for the purpose for which they were levied.

viii) Make purchases of stores and other materials required for the school in

accordance with the rules governing such purchases and enter all such stores in

stock register and shall scrutinize the bills and make payments.

ix) Conduct physical verification of school property and stock at least once a year

and ensure the maintenance of stock registers neatly and accurately.

x) Be responsible for proper utilization of the Pupils Fund.

xi) Make satisfactory arrangements for the supply of good drinking water and

provide other facilities for the pupils and ensure that the school building, its

fixtures and furniture, office equipment, lavatories, play grounds, school garden

and other properties are properly and carefully maintained.

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xii) Supervise, guide and control the work of the teaching and non-teaching staff of

the school.

xiii) Be incharge of admission in the school, preparation of school timetable,

allocation of duties and teaching load to the teachers, and shall provide

necessary facilities to the teachers in the discharge of their duties and conduct of

school examination in accordance with the instructions issued by the Government

/Board from time to time; and he shall discharge these duties in consultation with

his colleagues.

xiv) Plan the year’s academic work in advance in consultation with his colleagues and

hold staff meeting at least once a month, review the work done during the month

and assess the progress of the pupils.

xv) Help and guide the teachers to promote their professional growth and actively

encourage their participation in courses designed for in service education.

xvi) Promote the initiative of the teachers for self-improvement and encourage them

to undertake experiments which are educationally sound.

xvii) Supervise class room teaching and secure co-operation and coordination

amongst teachers of the same subject areas as well as inter subject coordination.

xviii) Arrange for special remedial teaching of the children belonging to the weaker

sections of the community also of other children who need such remedial

teaching.

xix) Arrange for informal and non-class room teaching.

xx) Plan and specify a regular time-table for the scrutiny of pupils written work and

home assignment and ensure that the assessment and corrections are carried

out timely and effectively.

xxi) Make necessary arrangement for organising special instructions for the pupils

according to their needs.

xxii) Organise and coordinate various co-curricular activities through the house

system or in such other effective ways as he may think fit .

xxiii) Develop and organise the library resources and reading facilities in the school

and ensure that the pupils and teachers have access to and use of books and

journals of established value and usefulness.

xxiv) Send regularly the progress reports of the students to their parents or guardians.

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xxv) Promote the physical well being of the pupil, ensure high standard of cleanliness

and health habits, and arrange periodical medical examinations of the students

and send medical reports to parents or guardians.

xxvi) Devote at least twelve periods in a week to teaching of the pupils.

CHAPTER-VII

SERVICE RULES FOR EMPLOYEES

24. Short Title

1. Each school affiliated / to be affiliated with the Board shall frame Service Rules for its

employees which will be as per Education Act of the State/U. T., if the Act makes

adoption of the same obligatory, otherwise as per Service Rules given in subsequent

sections.

2. Service Contract will be entered with each employee as per the provision in the

Education Act of the State/U.T. or as given in Appendix III, if not obligatory as per the

State Education Act.

25. Appointments

(1) All appointments to all categories of employees except Group ‘D’ employees as per

Government of India gradation shall be made by Managing Committee either by direct

recruitment or by promotion through a Selection Committee constituted by the School

Society/ Trust/# Company Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956

and in accordance with and upon such conditions as the Managing Committee may

decide, which shall be consistent with the norms of the Board/Government if statutory

provision exists. Appointment of Group ‘D’ employees will be made by the Principal

through constituted Selection Committee.

(2) The selection Committee shall include

a) in the case of recruitment of the Head of the school:

i) the President of the Society;

ii) the Chairman of the Managing Committee

iii) an educationist, nominated by the managing committee; and

iv) a person having experience of administration of schools, nominated by the

Managing Committee.

b) in the case of recruitment of teachers and librarian:

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i) the Chairman of the managing committee;

ii) the Head of the school;

iii) an educationist, nominated by the managing committee; and

iv) a subject expert

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

c) in the case of recruitment of clerical staff/Lab. Asstt :

i) the Chairman of the managing committee or any member of the managing

committee nominated by the Chairman.

ii) the Head of the School.

iii) Manager/Correspondent of the School

d) in case of recruitment of class IV staff :

i) the Head of the institution;

ii) a nominee of School Managing Committee.

(3) The Selection Committee shall regulate its own procedure and in the case of any

difference of opinion amongst the members of the Selection Committee on any matter,

it shall be decided by the trust or society running the school.

(4) The appointment of every employee of a school shall be made by its managing

committee.

(5) Where any selection made by the Selection Committee is not acceptable to the

managing committee of the school, the managing committee shall record its reason for

such non acceptance and refer the matter to the trust or society or # Company

Registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 running the school and the

trust or society, as the case may be, shall decide the same.

(6) Employees shall be appointed subject to the provisions of this agreement and they

shall have to comply with all the requirements of the provisions contained herein.

26. Medical Certificate and Character Certificate etc.

1. Every employees shall be required to produce the following certificates on appointment

in the school:

a) Medical certificate of fitness from a hospital established or maintained by the

Government or local authority.

b) Two certificates from educationists or any other respectable members of Society,

not related to the candidate, certifying the character and conduct to the

satisfaction of the school authorities.

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c) Original degree/diploma, certificates along with certificate(s) of experience, if any;

with attested photocopies thereof. Original certificates will be returned after

verification.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

27. Probation

1. Except in the case of a purely temporary vacancy or leave vacancy or for a specific

post of temporary nature, every employee shall on initial appointment be on probation

for a period of one year from the date of his/her joining the duties. The period of

probation may be extended by the Managing Committee by a further period not

exceeding one year. Services of an employee during probation may be terminated by

the Managing Committee without assigning any reason by giving one month’s notice in

writing or one month’s salary including all allowances.

2. If an employee desires to be relieved during the period of probation, it will be necessary

for him to give one month’s notice in writing or one month’s salary including all

allowances unless and otherwise the Managing Committee permits ,relaxation under

special circumstances.

28. Confirmation

1. If the work and conduct of an employee during the period of probation are found to be

satisfactory, he/she will become eligible for confirmation on the expiry of the period of

probation or the extended period of probation as the case may be, with effect from the

date of expiry of the said period provided he/she fulfils the other requisite conditions.

2. The employee shall be informed of his confirmation within 3 months of the completion

of probation period.

29. Termination of Service Due to Abolition of Posts etc.

1. If an employee at any time after confirmation intends to resign he/she shall give three

months’ notice in writing or three months’ salary including all allowances to the

Managing Committee.

2. The Managing Committee shall also be competent to terminate the services of a

confirmed employee only in case of abolition of a post due to closing down of school a

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class or reduction in the number of sections of a class or discontinuance of a teaching

subject by giving three months notice in writing or three months salary including all

allowances.

3. The Managing Committee shall have the power to relax the period of notice or payment

of salary in special circumstances.

30. Retirement

1. # Not withstanding anything contained in these rules or otherwise every employee

including Head of institution shall retire from service on attaining the age of 60.However

if the age of superannuation falls during the academic session, the concerned

employee will retire at the end of the academic session.

Provided further that if such employee is a recipient of National/State/CBSE Teachers

Award. He may be considered for a further extension of service for two years after

attaining the age of superannuation provided he is medically fit and is prepared to

serve the school. The school managing committee after considering such case of

extension of service, shall forward the details to the Board.

2. The Managing Committee may grant extension as per rule of State/UT if the employee

has no mental or physical disabilities and his/her services are beneficial to the

institution.

3. The Board will be informed of such extension by the SMC.

31. Working Days and Working Hours

1. The working days and holidays will be as per State Government Schools or Kendriya

Vidalayas.

2. The working hours will be such as may be specified from time to time by the Principal.

Normally the working hours will conform to the Kendriya Vidyalayas.

3. Working hours may be different for teaching and non-teaching staff as may be

specified by the Principal.

4. As and when required an employee may be assigned any special duty even if it is to be

done beyond the normal working hours in the interest of the school.

5. An employee is also required to conduct and organise co-curricular programmes and

perform other duties even beyond the normal working hours.

32. Number of Teaching periods

1. Normally a teacher should be engaged as a whole-time employee except in special

cases because of the nature of a subject where the work load does not justify a whole

time teacher.

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2. Every teacher shall devote in a year not less than 1200 hours to the teaching of

students, out of which not more than 200 hours may be required to be devoted for the

coaching in the school premises, of weak or gifted students, whether before or after the

school hours.

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

3. Provided that if any teacher is required to devote more than 1200 hours to the teaching

of students, extra remuneration shall be paid to him at such rate as may be

determined, by the managing committee, for every hour in excess of 1200 hours

devoted by him to the teaching of students.

4. In the case of an aided school, the extra remuneration referred to in sub-rule 32(3)

shall be subject to the previous approval of the grant-in-aid authority to qualify for aid of

95 per cent of such extra remuneration, and in the case of an unaided recognised

school, such extra remuneration may be recovered from the students at such

proportionate rate as may be determined by the managing committee.

33. Maintenance of Record by the Teachers

1. A teacher is expected to maintain the following documents and also any other record

as maybe specified from time to time.

a) Attendance Register of the class for which he/she is the Class Teacher.

b) Personal Log Book and Class Log Book, Programme of Instruction and Lesson

Plans.

c) Cumulative result of his class.

d) Attendance Diary of optional subjects in case of teachers teaching such optional

subjects.

e) Stock Register of properties held by him/her.

f) CRB (Cumulative Record Book) of the class for which he/she is a class teacher.

g) Fee collection book of the class.

34. Attendance of Employees

1. Every employee is expected to reach the school punctually and sign the attendance

register on arrival before the working of the school begins and also mark the time of

departure.

2. An employee who has not signed the attendance register as above is liable to be

considered absent from duty for that date.

35. Contributory Provident Fund - Pension Scheme

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1. Employees except those employed in temporary vacancies and on part time service,

will be required to become members of the Contributory Provident Fund Scheme as

required under the employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

or shall be eligible for pension and gratuity, if adopted by the school.

2. Those eligible for pension shall contribute to GPF as per Government Rules.

36. Representations

1. Representation to the Managing Committee, Chairman of the Society or Manager may

be made only through Principal in case of teachers/other employees.

2. The Principal may submit his representation to Managing Committee/Chairman of the

Society through his next higher up- Manager/Correspondent of the School.

37. Permission to add Qualifications

1. No teacher shall be permitted to apply for adding qualifications before completing two

years service.

2. Individual cases duly recommended by the Principal may be considered when due by

the Managing Committee as also under special circumstances before completion of 2

years.

38. Application for Another Post

1. No member of the staff shall apply for employment elsewhere without notifying through

the Principal in writing to the S.M.C. which may grant such permission.

2. At the time of appointment each candidate will be required to declare particulars about

all other applications he/she might have put in for jobs.

39. Private and Other Tuitions

1. $ No staff member shall undertake private or any other tuition.

2. Group Tuitions in the school shall not be allowed.

40. !Leave

1. Every employee shall be entitled to such leave as are admissible to the employee of a

corresponding status in Government schools.

2. Encashment/accumulation of leave shall also be allowed as per Govt. rules.

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! Note : An application for leave or extension of leave should ordinarily be made in good time before the date from

which the leave or its extension is sought. If any employee does not apply within seven days of the expiry of leave for

further leave, or has been absent from the school without leave for ten school days, the employee may be deemed to

have deserted his post.

$ Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 22nd June 2011.

41. Grant of Leave

1. Leave cannot be claimed as a matter of right.

2. Grant of any leave shall depend on the exigencies of the institution and shall be at the

discretion of the Principal/Manager.

3. Except in unavoidable circumstances, applications for leave in writing shall be made in

advance, a letter or a phone message giving reasons should reach the Principal on the

day of absence. When a phone message is sent, it should be confirmed in writing by

the subsequent day. Merely applying for leave will not mean sanction, until and unless

the leave is sanctioned by the sanctioning authority.

42. Code of Conduct for employees

1. Every employee shall be governed by the Code of Conduct. The following acts shall

constitute breach of code of conduct:

i) Habitual late coming and negligence of duty.

ii) use of abusive language, quarrelsome and riotous behavior.

iii) Insubordination and defiance of lawful order.

iv) Disrespectful behaviour, rumour mongering and character assassination.

v) Making false accusations or assault either provoked or otherwise.

vi) Use of liquor or narcotics on the school premises.

vii) Embezzlement of funds or misappropriation of school property or theft or fraud.

viii) Mutilation/destruction of school records and property.

ix) Conviction by a court of law for criminal offence.

x) Possession in school premises of weapons, explosives, and other objectionable

materials.

xi) Indulging in or encouraging any form of malpractice connected with examination

or other school activities.

xii) Divulging confidential matters relating to school.

xiii) Obstructing other members of the staff from lawful duties and indulging in any

sort of agitation to coerce or embarrass the school authorities.

xiv) Carrying on personal monetary transactions among themselves, with the student

and/or with the parents.

xv) Taking active part in politics.

xvi) Propagating through teaching lessons or otherwise communal or sectarian

outlook or inciting or allowing any student to indulge in communal or sectarian

activity.

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xvii) Making sustained neglect in correcting class work or home work.

xviii) Taking private tuitions without permission of school authorities.

xix) Organising or attending any meeting during school hours except when he is

required or permitted by the Head of the school to do so.

xx) Absenting from work even though present in the school premises or absent

without leave.

xxi) Preparing or publishing any book or books commonly known as keys or assist

whether directly or indirectly in their publication or as a selling agent or canvasser

for any publishing firm or trader.

xxii) Asking for or accept, except with the previous sanction of the society, any

contribution or otherwise associate himself with the raising of funds of any kind or

make any collection whether in cash or in kind, in pursuance of any object

whatsoever, except subscription from the members of any association of

teachers.

2. All the teachers are expected to be exemplary in their public and private life. Their

loyalty, sense of dedication and integrity of character at all times should be an

inspiration of the youth committee to their care. The teacher shall attend to his duties

with care and commitment, be punctual in attendance and dutiful in respect of class

room and also for any other work connected with the duties assigned to him by the

Head of the school or the Board. He shall abide by the rules and regulations of the

school and carry out the lawful orders and also show due respect to the constituted

authorities.

3. The following shall not be deemed as a breach of the Code of Conduct.

i) to appear at an examination to improve his qualifications with the Permission of

the employer.

ii) to become, or to continue to be a member of any religious, literary, scientific or

professional organisation or cooperative society.

iii) to organise or attend any meeting outside the school hours subject to the

condition that such meeting is held outside the school premises.

iv) to make any representation to the management for the redressal of any bonafide

grievance, subject to the condition that such representation is not made in rude or

indecorous language.

43. Service Books and Confidential Rolls

1. Service Book containing factual record of the employee, salary scale, increments,

promotion, leave record, any disciplinary action or reward etc. shall be maintained for

each employee on the form prescribed by the Education Directorate of the State/U.T.

concerned. The signature of the employee shall be obtained for entries in the Service

Book. Service Book should be duly attested by the Head of the school in the case of

employees and by the person authorised / the Manager / Secretary / Correspondent in

the case of Head of the institution.

2. Annual confidential roll shall be maintained by the school for every employee including

the Head of the institution. The confidential roll will contain assessment of work of the

employee during the academic year including the results. Confidential rolls for the

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employees shall be written by the Head of the institution and for the Head of the

Institution by the Manager / Secretary/Correspondent.

3. Confidential rolls should be maintained in the form prescribed by the Education

Department of the State/U.T. concerned and should be kept confidential. Any adverse

entry in the confidential roll should be communicated to the employee concerned. The

employee concerned may represent against the adverse entry. The representation will

be considered by the next higher authority and if the higher authority is satisfied that

the adverse entry is not justified the same shall be expunged from the ACR.

4. Personal files shall be maintained by the school for each employee. The original

certificate /degrees shall be returned to the employees after verification and photostat

copies kept in the personal files. School Authorities should not keep the original

certificate with them.

44. Disciplinary Procedure

Suspension

1. The school Managing Committee may place an employee under suspension where:

a) The disciplinary proceedings against him are contempted or pending.

Or

b) A case against him / her in respect of any criminal offence is under investigation

or trial:

Or

c) he/she is charged with embezzlement;

Or

d) He/she is charged with cruelty/ $ physical punishment or mental harassment

towards any student or any employee of the school.

Or

e) he/she is charged with misbehavior towards any parent, guardian student or

employee of the school;

Or

f) he/she is charged with a breach of any other Code of Conduct.

2. No order for suspension shall remain in force for more than six months unless the

Committee, for reasons to be recorded by it in writing directs the continuation of the

suspension beyond the period of six months.

3. Where the Principal/Manager intends to suspend any of the employee such intention

shall be communicated to the Chairman of the School, Managing Committee and no

such suspension shall be made except with prior approval of the Chairman of the

Committee provided that the Principal/Manager may suspend an employee with

immediate effect and without prior approval of the Chairman of the Committee if he/she

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satisfied that such immediate suspension is necessary by reason of the gross

misconduct within the meaning of the Code of Conduct or involves moral turpitude.

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$ Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 17th June 2011 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 22nd June 2011.

Provided further no such immediate suspension or the suspension made with the

approval of the Chairman of the Committee shall remain in force for more than a period

of fifteen days from the date of suspension unless it has been communicated to the

committee and approved by it before the expiry of the said period. Where the intention to

suspend or the immediate suspension of an employee is communicated to the

committee, it may if it is satisfied that there are adequate and reasonable grounds for

such suspension accord its approval to such suspension.

4. An employee shall be deemed to have been placed under suspension by an order of

the “School Managing Committee:

a) with effect from the date of the detention, if he/she is detained in custody for a

period exceeding forty eight hours on a charge of an offence which in the opinion

of the committee involves moral turpitude;

b) ! with effect from the date of his/her conviction, if in the event of a conviction for

an offence involving in the opinion of the Committee moral turpitude he/she is

sentenced to a term of imprisonment exceeding forty eight hours and is not

forthwith dismissed or removed or compulsorily retired from service consequent

on such conviction.

5. Where penalty or dismissal, removal or compulsory retirement from service imposed

upon an employee is set aside or rendered void, in consequence of, or, by a decision

of a court of law, and the disciplinary authority on a consideration of the circumstances

of the case decides to hold further inquiry against such employee on the same

allegations on which the penalty of dismissal, removal, or compulsory retirement was

originally imposed such an employee shall be deemed to have been placed under

suspension by the committee from the date of original order of dismissal, removal or

compulsory retirement and shall continue to remain under suspension until further

orders; Provided that no such further inquiry shall be ordered unless it is intended to

meet a situation where the court has passed an order purely on to technical grounds

without going into the merits of the case.

6. An order of suspension made or deemed to have been made in these rules shall

continue to remain in force until it is modified or revoked by the Committee.

7. Where an employee is suspended or is deemed to have been suspended and any

other disciplinary proceeding is commenced against him during the continuance of that

suspension, the Committee may for reasons to be recorded by it in writing, direct that

the employee shall continue to be under suspension until the termination of all or any

such proceeding.

8. An order of suspension made deemed to have been made under these rules may, at

any time be modified or revoked by the Committee.

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! Explanation: The period of forty eight hours referred to in this rule shall be computed from the

commencement of detention or conviction as the case may be add for this purpose intermittent

periods of detention shall be taken into account.

9. Subsistence allowance: An employee under suspension shall, in relation to the period

of suspension, be entitled to the following payments, namely:

a) A subsistence allowance at an amount equal to one half of the pay last drawn by

him/her and in addition to such pay, dearness allowance at an appropriate to be

paid in the same manner as the salary;

b) Any other compensatory allowance admissible from time to time on the basis of

pay of which the employee was in receipt on the date of suspension.

Provided that the employee shall not be entitled to the compensatory allowance unless

the Committee is satisfied that the employee continued to meet the expenditure for

which such compensatory allowance is admissible.

Provided that where the period of suspension is extended beyond three months, the

Committee shall be competent to vary the amount of subsistence allowance for the

period subsequent to the period of first three months as follows:

i) The amount of subsistence allowance may be increased by a suitable amount, not

exceeding fifty percent of the subsistence allowance admissible for the period of the

first three months if in the opinion of the Committee to be recorded in writing, the

period of suspension has been prolonged due to reasons not directly attributable to

the employee.

ii) The amount of subsistence allowance may be reduced by a suitable amount not

exceeding 50% of the subsistence admissible during the period of first three months,

if in the opinion of the Appointing Authority, the period of suspension has been

prolonged, due to reasons to be recorded in writing, directly attributable to the

suspended employee.

iii) No payment of subsistence allowance shall be made unless the employee furnishes

a certificate to the effect that he/she is not engaged in any other employment,

business, profession or vocation.

Provided that in the case of an employee dismissed, removed or compulsorily

retired from service, who is deemed to have been placed or to continue to be under

suspension and who fails to produce such a certificate for any period or periods

during which he/she is deemed be placed or continue to be under suspension,

he/she shall be entitled to the subsistence allowance and other allowances equal to

the amount by which his/her earnings during such period or periods as the case may

be fall short of the amount of subsistence allowance and other allowances that

would otherwise be admissible to him/her. Where the subsistence and other

allowances admissible to him/her are equal to or less than the amount earned by

him /her nothing in this proviso shall apply to him/her.

10. Where suspended employee is exonerated after disciplinary proceedings or where any

criminal prosecution against a suspended employee ends with an honourable acquittal,

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the salaries and allowances of such employees minus the subsistent allowance

received by him/her shall be paid to him/her from the date on which he/she was

suspended.

45. Penalties

1) The following penalties may, for good and sufficient reasons, including the breach of

one or more of the provisions of the Code of Conduct may be imposed upon an

employee.

a) Minor penalties:

i) censure;

ii) recovery from pay, the whole or any part of any pecuniary loss caused to the

school by negligence or breach of orders;

iii) withholding of increment of pay

b) ! Major Penalties;

i) reduction in rank;

ii) compulsory retirement

iii) removal from service, which shall not be a disqualification for future

employment in any school run by the Society.

46. Procedure of Imposing Minor Penalty

No order in case of a minor penalty shall be made except after informing the employee

of the proposal to take action against him/her and the allegation on which such action

is proposed to be taken and except after giving to the employee an opportunity to make

any representation against the proposed action.

47. Procedure for Imposing Major Penalty.

1. No order imposing on any employee any major penalty shall be made except after an

inquiry is held as far as may be, in the manner specified below:

a) The disciplinary authority shall frame definite charges on the basis of the

allegation on which the inquiry is proposed to be held and a copy of the charges

together with the statement of the allegations on which they are based shall be

furnished to employee and he/she shall be required to submit within such time as

may be specified by the disciplinary authority but not later than two weeks, a

written statement of his / her defence and also to state whether he/she desires to

be heard in person;

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! Explanation: The following shall not amount to a penalty within the meaning of this rule, namely

a) Retirement of the employee in accordance with the provisions relating to superannuation, retirement;

b) Replacement of a teacher who has not qualified on the date of his/her appointment by a qualified one;

c) Discharge of an employee appointed on a short-term officiating vacancy caused by the grant of leave

suspension or the like.

b) On receipt of the written statement of defence, or where no such statement is

received within the specified time, the disciplinary authority may itself make

inquiry into such of the charges as are not admitted or if it considers it necessary

to do so, appoint an inquiry officer for the purpose;

c) At the conclusion of the inquiry, the inquiry officer shall prepare a report of the

inquiry recording his findings on each of the charges together with the reasons

thereof;

d) The disciplinary authority shall consider the report of the inquiry and record its

findings on each charge and if the disciplinary authority is of opinion that any of

the major penalties should be imposed it shall:

i) furnish to the employee a copy of the report of the enquiry officer, where an

inquiry has been made by such officer;

ii) give him/her notice in writing stating the action proposed to be taken in

regard to him/her and calling upon him/her to submit within the specified

time, not exceeding two weeks, such representation as he/she may wish to

make against the proposed action,

iii) on receipt of the representation if any, made by the employee, the

disciplinary authority shall determine what penalty, if any should be

imposed on the employee and communicate its tentative decision to impose

the penalty to the Committee for its prior approval;

iv) after considering the representation, made by the employee against the

penalty, the disciplinary authority shall record its findings as to the penalty,

which it proposes to impose on the employee and send its findings and

decision to the Committee for its approval and while doing so the

disciplinary authority shall furnish to the employee all relevant records of

the case including the statement of allegations, charges framed against the

employee, representation made by the employee, a copy of the inquiry

report, where such inquiry was made and the proceedings of the

disciplinary authority.

2) No order with regard to the imposition of a major penalty shall be made by the

disciplinary authority except after the receipt of the approval of the Committee.

48. PAYMENT OF PAY AND ALLOWANCES ON REINSTATEMENT

1) When an employee who has been dismissed, removed or compulsorily retired from

service is reinstated as a result of appeal or would have been so reinstated but for his

retirement on superannuation while under suspension preceeding the dismissal,

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removal or compulsory retirement as the case may be, the Committee shall consider

and make a specific order :-

a) with regard to the salary and allowances to be paid to the employee for the period

of his absence from duty including the period of suspension proceeding his

dismissal, removal or compulsory retirement as the case may be; and

b) whether or not the said period shall be treated as the period spent on duty.

2) Where the Committee is of opinion that the employee who had been dismissed,

removed or compulsorily retired from service has been fully exonerated, the employee

shall be paid the full salary and allowances to which he would have been entitled had

he not been dismissed, removed or compulsorily retired from service or suspended

prior to such dismissal, removal or compulsory retirement from service, as the case

may be : Provided that where the Committee is of opinion that the termination of the

proceedings instituted against the employee had been delayed due to reasons directly

attributable to the employee, it may, after giving a reasonable opportunity to the

employee to make representation, if any, made by the employee, direct, for reasons to

be recorded by it in writing, that the employee shall be paid for the period of such delay

only such proportion of the salary and allowance as it may determine.

3) The payment of allowance shall be subject to all other conditions under which such

allowances are admissible and the proportion of the full salary and allowances

determined under the proviso to sub-rule 48(2) shall not be less than the subsistence

allowance and other admissible allowances.

49. DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE

1) In case the employee wishes to appeal against the order of the Disciplinary Authority,

the appeal shall be referred to a Disciplinary Committee. The Disciplinary Committee

shall consist of the following:

a) The Chairman of the School Managing Committee or in his absence any

member of the Committee, nominated by him.

b) The Manager of the school, and where the disciplinary proceedings is against

him/her any other person of the Committee nominated by the Chairman.

c) A nominee of the Board appropriate authority. He/ she shall act as an adviser.

d) The Head of the school, except where the disciplinary proceeding is against

him/her, the Head of any other school nominated by the CBSE or Director of

Education in case the Act so provides.

e) One teacher who is a member of SMC of the school nominated by the

Chairman of the Committee.

2) The Disciplinary Committee shall carefully examine the findings of the Inquiry Officer

reasons for imposing penalty recorded by the Disciplinary Authority and the

representation by the employee and pass orders as it may deem fit.

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CHAPTER-VIII

INTERPRETATION REPEAL AND SAVING

50. INTERPRETATION

1. On any question as to the interpretation of any provision of these Bye-laws, the decision

of Chairman shall be final.

51. REPEAL AND SAVING

1) The existing provisions regarding affiliation regulations and any notification or orders

issued there under are hereby repealed by these bye-laws, provided that:

i) such repeal shall not affect the previous operation of the said regulations or

any notifications or orders made, or anything done, or action taken, there

under

ii) Any proceeding under the same Regulations pending at the commencement of

these Bye-laws shall be continued and disposed of, as far as may be, in

accordance with the provisions of these Bye-laws, as if such proceedings

under these Bye-laws.

iii) Nothing in these Bye-laws shall be construed as depriving any person to

whom these Bye-laws apply, or any right of appeal which had accured to him

under the regulations, notifications or orders in force before the

commencement of these Bye-laws.

iv) An appeal pending at the commencement of these Bye-laws against an order

made before such commencement shall be considered and orders thereon

shall be made in accordance with these Bye-laws as if such orders were made

and the appeals were preferred under these Bye-laws.

2) As from the commencement of these Bye-laws any appeal or application for review

against any orders made before such commencement shall be preferred to or made

under these Bye-laws as if such orders were made under these bye-laws.

52. JURISDICTION TO FILE SUITS

1) The Secretary shall be the legal person in whose name the Board may sue or may be

sued.

2) The legal jurisdiction for the suits to be filed against the Board shall be the Union

Territory of Delhi only.

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CHAPTER-IX

53. ! MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR HEADS AND TEACHERS

The Board has prescribed the following minimum qualifications for Heads of Sr. Sec./Sec

Schools and for teachers to teach various subjects in Classes IX to XII

I. Heads

1. Senior Secondary Schools:

A. (i) Masters Degree or Honours Degree of a Foreign University recognised as

equivalent to the Master’s Degree of an Indian University by the U.P.S.C. or

Honours Degree of such Indian Universities as may be recognized equivalent to

the Master’s Degree by the U.P.S.C.

(ii) A teaching Degree or a Diploma in Education or its equivalent.

(iii) Experience as required under anyone of the following clauses:

a) At least 3 years experience of administrative charge of a recognised College

having Intermediate or higher classes.

b) At least 5 years experience of administrative charge of a recognised High

School.

c) At least 5 years experience of teaching in a recognised college or Higher

Secondary School or an equivalent teaching experience in a Teachers

Training Institute.

d) At least 8 years teaching experience in a recognised High School.

e) At least 5 years experience including 3years educational administrative

experience and 2 years teaching experience in a recognised High or Higher

Secondary School or a Teachers Training Institute.

OR

B. Bachelor of Engineering with 5 years teaching experience in a recognised

College or Hr. Sec. School (Given effect from 1.1.1977).

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! Degree / Diplomas /Certificates issued by Maithily University, Bihar, Mahila Vishwa Vidyalaya, Varanasi;

Varanasi Sanskrit Viswa vidyalaya and Central Board of Higher Education, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi are

not recognised as per UGC Notification published on 21.12.1988

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OR

C. Trained Graduate Heads of recognised High Schools who have attained the age

of 45 years and possess at least 15 years teaching experience of Secondary

classes in a recognised High/Higher Secondary School (including at least 5 years

administrative experience as Head of a recognised High School.)

OR

D. Persons possessing Masters Degree with at least 15 years teaching experience

in a recognised Higher Secondary School and/or a recognised college having

attained the age of 45 years.

OR

E. Persons possessing Masters Degree in Education and having the requisite

experience as provided for in anyone of the forgoing clauses A to D.

Note: Two or more categories of experiences can be proportionately combined.

2. Secondary Schools:

At least Master’s Degree (or its equivalent) with a teaching degree or its equivalent with 5

years experience of teaching of High or Higher Secondary/Intermediate classes.

OR

i) At least Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University;

ii) B.Ed. from a recognised University/Institute; and

iii) 8 years experience of teaching Secondary School classes (up to class X) or 12

years of teaching experience of Middle and Secondary classes of which minimum 5

years being experience of teaching the Secondary classes; or 5 years experience as

Headmaster of Middle School or other equivalent administrative experience.

II. ! Teachers

1. PGT (To teach classes XI-XII)

i) English

a) Master’s Degree in the subject;

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! Persons having post graduate qualifications with specialisation in a branch of the subject with

graduation in the subject concerned be treated on par with the M.A /M.Sc. in the subject concerned

provided it is proceed by Graduation in the subject of teaching.

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b) Degree or recognised Diploma in education

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or higher classes.

OR

Diploma in teaching of English from the Central Institute of English and

Foreign Languages, Hyderabad.

ii) Modern Indian Languages and Classical Languages:

a) Master’s Degree in the subject or equivalent degree from a recognised Institution;

b) Degree or recognised Diploma in Education.

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or Higher Classes.

iii) ! Mathematics :(Either 1 or 2)

1) a) Master’s Degree in the subject;

b) Degree or recognised Diploma in Education.

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or Higher CIasses.

2) M.Sc. Ed. in the subject from the Regional college of Education, NCERT

iv) ! Physics and Chemistry:(Either 1 or 2)

1 a) Master’s Degree in the subject;

OR

Post-graduate Diploma in the subject concerned awarded by the University of

Delhi;

OR

M.Sc Degree in Bio-Chemistry from a recognised University after doing a

minimum of 6 years study after matriculation (For Chemistry teachers only)

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! Note: i) Post Graduation in Statistics or Operational research be treated on par with M.A/M.Sc. Mathematics

provided it is preceded by graduation in mathematics.

ii) Post Graduation in Pharma-Chemistry or other disciplines related to Chemistry be treated on par

with M.Sc. Chemistry provided it is preceded by graduation in chemistry.

iii) Post Graduation in Micro Biology or Molecular Biology or Agricultural Botany or Genetics or other

related disciplines be treated on par with M.Sc. Botany /Zoology provided it is preceded by graduation

in Botany /Zoology.

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b) Degree or recognised Diploma in Education

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or higher classes.

2. M.Sc. Ed. in the subject concerned from Regional College of Education, NCERT

v) ! Biology (Either 1 or 2)

1. (a) @ Master’s degree in Botany or Zoology with Zoology or Botany

OR

Master’s Degree in Zoology with Botany at graduate level.

OR

M.Sc. in Life Science with Zoology and Botany at graduate level

AND

(b) Degree in Education or three years teaching experience of Intermediate or higher

classes

2. M.Sc. Ed. in the subject concerned from Regional Institute of Education, NCERT.

vi) Economics, History, Geography, Sociology and Elements of

Philosophy

a) Master’s Degree in the subject concerned;

b) Degree or a recognised Diploma in Education.

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or higher classes.

vii) Political Science

a) Master’s Degree in Political Science/ Public Administration /International

Relations;

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! Note: i) Post Graduation in Statistics or Operational research be treated on par with M.A/M.Sc. Mathematics

provided it is preceded by graduation in mathematics.

ii) Post Graduation in Pharma-Chemistry or other disciplines related to Chemistry be treated on par with

M.Sc. Chemistry provided it is preceded by graduation in chemistry.

iii) Post Graduation in Micro Biology or Molecular Biology or Agricultural Botany or Genetics or other

related disciplines be treated on par with M.Sc. Botany /Zoology provided it is preceded by graduation in

Botany /Zoology

@ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 25th June 2010 and approved by the Governing at

its meeting held on 29th June 2010.

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b) A Degree or recognised Diploma in Education.

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or higher classes.

viii) Accountancy and Business Studies

a) Master’s Degree in Commerce M.Com/M.A.(Com)

b) A Degree or a recognised Diploma in Education

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or higher classes.

ix) Psychology (Either 1 or 2)

1. a) Master’s Degree in the subject;

b) A Degree or a recognised Diploma in Education

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or higher classes.

2 Master’s degree in Education with Psychology as a subject.

x) Home Science

a) M.Sc. (Home Science) from a recognised University.

b) A Degree or a recognised Diploma in Education.

OR

Three years experience of teaching Intermediate or higher classes.

xi) Engineering Drawing

Anyone of the following:

1. Master’s Degree in Drawing and Painting with a recognised Diploma / Certificate

of minimum one year duration provided the person has studied Geometrical and

Mechanical Drawing in his course.

2. Graduate in Engineering from a recognised University or Institute established by

law or an equivalent degree.

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3. Graduate in Architecture from a recognised University or Institute established by

law, provided he/she had offered Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing as one of

the subjects in Higher Secondary or equivalent course.

4. Graduate from a recognised Universities Drawing /Fine Arts, and possessing

Drawing Teacher Diploma /Certificate of minimum 2 years duration out of the

following provided he has studied Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing in

graduation and /or Teachers Diploma/Certificate:

i) Teacher’s Training Diploma or Certificate of the Mayo School of Art,

Lahore.

ii) Drawing Teachers Training Certificate of the Government School of Art

and Craft, Lucknow (Art Masters, Training Certificate of the Government

College of Art and Craft, Lucknow w.e.f the year 1959.

iii) Drawing Teacher’s Training Certificate/ Diploma in Fine Art and Craft

awarded by Registrar, Departmental Examinations, Government of

Rajasthan, Bikaner:

iv) Drawing Teacher’s Diploma of the Government College of Art, Calcutta.

v) Drawing Master’s Certificate of N.W.F.P (Peshawar)

vi) Three year Full-time Diploma Course (or five year part time) of the Art

Department of the erstwhile Delhi Polytechnic or of any other Art Institute

of equivalent standard provided they had taken up the Refresher Course

in the Delhi Polytechnic, Delhi.

vii) National Intermediate/ National Diploma of the A .I.C.T.E

viii) Four Year Art Master’s Course from the Government School of Arts,

Punjab, Chandigarh.

ix) Drawing and Painting Certificate (3 year Full time Course) from the

Government Industrial Training Institute, Jammu.

x) Diploma in Drawing and Painting awarded by the Government of Bombay

(Maharashtra State).

xi) Five years diploma in Drawing and Painting from Goverment School of

Art, Punjab, Chandigarh.

xii) Two years Art and Craft Certificate of Directorate of Industrial Training,

Punjab, Chandigarh.

xiii) Holders of Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (3 years Course) from any

State Board of Technical Education.

xiv) B.Tech. Education from Regional College of Education (N.C.E.R.T)

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5. Graduate from a recognised University possessing Drawing Teachers,

Diploma/Certificate of minimum 3 years duration out of the following, provided he

had studied Geom. and Mech. Drawing in the Graduation and or Drawing

Teachers’ Diploma/Certificates:

i) Three years full time Diploma Course(or five-year-part-time) of the Art

Department of the erstwhile Delhi Polytechnic or of any other Art institution

of equivalent standard provided he had taken up the Refresher Course in

the Delhi Polytechnic, Delhi.

ii) Four year Art Master’s Course from the Government School of Arts Punjab,

Chandigarh.

iii) Drawing and Painting Certificate (3-years full time course) from the

Government Industrial Training Institute, Jammu

iv) Diploma in Drawing and Painting awarded by the Maharashtra State

Government .

v) Five years Diploma in Drawing and Painting from Government School of Art

from Punjab, Chandigarh.

vi) Holder of Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (3-years Course) from any

State Board of Technical Education.

6. Holders of the five years degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts of the University of

Delhi in the disciplines of Painting, Sculpture and Applied Art.

7. The existing teachers who possess 5 years National Diploma of A.I.C.T.E and

have taught Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing to Hr. Sec. Classes (i.e upto

class XI) in the member Schools of the Board for a period of 10 years.

8. The existing teachers who possess 5 years recognised Diploma viz.

i) Drawing Teachers Training Certificate/ Diploma in Fine Arts and Crafts

awarded by the Registrar, Departmental Examinations, Government of

Rajasthan, Bikaner;

(ii) Diploma in Drawing and Painting from Government School of Art, Punjab,

Chandigarh, and have taught Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing to Hr.

Sec. Classes i.e. upto class XI for a period of 10 years in the member

school of the Board.

xii) Music (Either 1 or 2)

1. M.A. (Music) or M. Music of any recognised University.

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2. Hr. Sec./Sr. Sec. with any of the following:

Sangeet Alankar (M.Music), All India Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal,

Bombay 8 years.

Or

Sangeet Kovid (M. Music) Indira Kala SangeetViswavidyalaya,Khairagarh 8 years

Or

Sangeet Praveen (M. Music) The PrayagSangeetSamiti, Allahabad 8 years.

Or

Sangeet Nipun(M. Music) The BhatkhandeSangeetVidyapeethLucknow 8 years.

Or

B.A. in Music followed by a minimum of 2 years Diploma/ Certificate in Music

from an Institute recognised by State/ Central Government.

Or

Hr. Sec./Sr. Sec. with a minimum of 7 years/8 years Diploma Certificate in Music

from an Institute recognised by State/Central Government.

Or

Sangeet/Nritya Visharad of Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh with graduation in

any discipline.

xiii) Fine Art

Painting: (Either of two)

1. Master’s degree in Fine Art (with Painting Specialisation).

2. Higher Secondary/lntermediate/ Sr. Sec. School Certificate Examination with

minimum 5 years (full time)/7years Part time diploma in Fine Art/ Painting /

Drawing and Painting from a recognised Institute /University.

3. Graduate with Fine Art/Art/Drawing and Painting as one of the subjects with

minimum 4 years Diploma from a recognised Institute /University .

xiv) Applied Art

Commercial Art: (Either 1 or 2)

1. Master’s Degree in Fine Art (with Commercial Art or Applied Art. Specialization)

2. Higher Secondary/ Intermediate / Sr. School Certificate Examination with

minimum 5 years (full time)/ 7 years Part time Diploma in Commercial Art from a

recognised Institute/ University.

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Graphics: (Either 1 or 2)

1. Master’s degree in Fine Art (with Graphic Specialization)

2. Higher Secondary /Intermediate/ Sr. School Certificate Examination with

minimum 5 years (full time) / 7 years part time Diploma in Painting /Commercial

Art with Graphics as one of the subjects.

Sculpture : (Either 1 or 2)

1. Master’s Degree in Fine Art (with specialisation in Sculpture).

2. Higher Secondary/Intermediate/Sr. School Certificate Examination with minimum

5 years (full time) Diploma in Sculpture from a recognised Institute/ University.

RECOGNISED INSTITUTES

For Five Years Diplomas:

1. National Diploma of a A.I.C.T.E

2. Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree from a recognised University.

3. Government College of Fine Art and Architecture, Hyderabad (State Board of

Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh)

4. Government School/College of Art and Craft, Lucknow (Directorate of Industries,

Uttar Pradesh /Cultural Affairs and Scientific Research, U.P).

5. Sir. J.J. School of Art, Bombay (Government of Maharashtra) ,

6. College of Art and Craft, Calcutta (Directorate of Public Instruction, West Bengal)

7. College of Art and Craft, Madras (Director of Industries, Madras)

8. School/College of Art and Craft ,Patna

9. Viswa Bharti (West Bengal) Shanti Niketan

10. School/ College of Art and Craft (Punjab) Chandigarh

11. Registrar, Departmental Examinations, Bikaner(Government of Rajasthan)

For Four Years Diplomas:

1. School/College of Art and Craft, Lucknow.

2. College of Art and Craft, Chandigarh

3. Sir. J.J School of Art, Bombay

4. Viswa Bharti (West Bengal) Shanti Niketan.

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For Three Years Diplomas:

1. Women’s Polytechnic, Maharani Bagh, New Delhi

2. Sharda Ukil School of Art , Delhi

3. Delhi Polytechnic, Delhi

4. Government Industrial Training Institute, J and K, Jammu.

5. Drawing Teachers Training Certificate in Fine Art and Craft awarded by Registrar,

Departmental Examinations, Government of Rajasthan, Bikaner.

6. B.A./B.A Hons. in Art and Art Education, Jamia Millia Islamia,New Delhi.

For Two Years Diplomas:

1. School/College of Art and Craft, Lucknow.

2. Directorate of Industrial Training Punjab, Chandigarh

3. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

4. Directorate of Industrial Training, Haryana, Chandigarh

5. B.E.D., Degree/Diploma in Fine Arts from Regional College of Education.

xv) Insurance (Either of 1,2,3 and 4)

1. Graduate with F.F.I.I. (FELLOWSHIP) or equivalent with at least 5 years

experience in Insurance with specialisation in the subject concerned.

2. Graduate with A.F.I.I (ASSOCIATESHIP) or equivalent in the subject with at least

7 years experience in Insurance with specialisation in the subject concerned.

3. Graduate with atleast 7 years experience in Insurance of which at least 5 years

spent on training staff and with specialisation in the subject concerned.

4. M.Com with Insurance as one of the subjects from a recognised University with

B.Ed or at least 2 years experience on training staff.

xvi) Physical Education

Masters Degree in Physical Education from a recognised University.

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xvii) %Teachers for Computer related subjects.

1. PGT Computer Science/Informatics Practice/ Multimedia Web Technology.

BE/B. Tech- Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/ Information

Technology/ Electronics/Electronics & Communications or Equivalent.

OR

MCA/M.Sc /Computer Science/ Information Technology/Masters in IT or

Equivalent.

OR

M. Sc. (Mathematics) and B.Sc. (Computer Science) or BCA or equivalent.

OR

Post Graduate degree in Mathematics or Physics or Statistics and 3 year

Diploma in Computer Engineering/IT from an institution recognized by the

AICTE/University.

OR

Post Graduate degree in Mathematics or Physics or Statistics and at least

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application from an institution recognized

by the AICTE/University or equivalent.

OR

‘B’ level from DOEACC

AND

Graduate with Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) or its equivalent

OR

Three years experience of teaching intermediate or higher classes.

xviii) Teachers for subjects of Internal Examination i.e. Physical and

Health Education, Work Experience and Art Education.

1. A person holding first class Master’s degree in a subject with 60% marks or above be

considered qualified to teach respective subject(s) in class XI and XII provided he/she

gets training/degree within a period of three years from the date of his/her joining the

school.

2. NCERT’s correspondence-cum contact course of one year’s duration for the training

of in-service untrained graduate teachers is recognised as equivalent to B.Ed. degree

course of a university for appointment in the member schools of the Board.

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% Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 27th December 2010 and approved by the Governing

at its meeting held on 29th December 2010.

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2. T.G.Ts (To teach classes VI-X)

i) English :(Either of the two)

i) a) Graduate in/with the subject;

b) A recognised Degree /Diploma in education

ii) B.A. B.Ed with English of the Regional College of Education

ii) Modern Indian Languages and Classical Languages (Either of the

two)

i) a) Graduate in/with the subject concerned or its equivalent.

b) A recognised Degree /Diploma in education.

ii) B.A.Ed with language concerned of the Regional College of

Education.

iii) Mathematics (Either of the two)

i) a) Graduate in/with the subject

b) A recognised Degree/Diploma in Education

ii) B.A. Ed. with Mathematics of the Regional College of Education.

iv) Physics and Chemistry (Any of the following)

i) a) Graduate with Physics and Chemistry as a subject (either honours

or subsidiary level)

b) A recognised Degree/Diploma in Education

ii) B.Sc. Ed of Regional Colleges of Education

iii) B.Tech. (Education) of Regional Colleges of Education, N.C.E.R.T

(eligible to teach Physics only)

v) Life Sciences (either of the following)

i) a) Graduate with Botany and Zoology (either honours or subsidiary

level)

b) A recognised Degree/Diploma in Education

ii) B.Sc. Home Science from any University with B.Ed

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vi) Social Science (either of the two)

a. a) Graduate with two subjects out of History, Political Science,

Economics, Sociology and Geography.

OR

Hons. Graduate with History or Political Science or Geography as a

main subject.

b) A recognised Degree / Diploma in Education.

ii) B.A. Ed. with Social Sciences of the Regional Colleges of Education.

vii) Economics (Either of the two)

i) a) Graduate in/ with Economics subject.

b) A recognised Degree /Diploma in Education

ii) B.A. Ed. with Economics of the Regional Colleges of Education.

viii) Teachers of Commerce (Either of the two)

i) a) Graduate in/with Commerce

b) A recognised Degree/Diploma in Education

ii) B.A. Ed. with Commerce of the Regional Colleges of Education.

ix) Home Science

a) Graduate in Home Science.

b) A recognised Degree / Diploma in Education.

x) Teachers of Physical and Health Education (any of the following)

i) Graduate in Physical Education or B.P. Ed

ii) D.P. Ed. awarded by a recognised University /Institution after training of

minimum one academic session provided that the admission

qualification for the Diploma is at least a university degree.

iii) Bachelor of Sports, Humanities and Physical Education of Haryana

Agricultural University, Hissar.

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xi) ! Music (Vocal and Instrumental)

Graduate in/with Music from a recognised University or Higher Sec./ Senior

Secondary with anyone of the following:

1. Sangeet Visharad Examination of the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya

Mandal, Bombay.

2. Sangeet Vid.Examination of the Indira Kala Sangeet Viswa vidyalaya,

Khairgarh (M.P)

3. Sangeet Prabhakar Examination of the Prayag Sangeet Samiti

(Academy of Music) Allahabad.

4. Sangeet Visharad Examination of Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth,

Lucknow (Previously Marris College of Hindustani Music, Lucknow)

*5. Final Examination of the Madhava Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Lashkar,

Gwalior.

*6. Highest Examination of Baroda School of Music

*7. The final Examination of Sanskar Gandharva Vidyalaya, Gwalior.

*8. Sangeet Ratna Diploma awarded by the Director, Department of

Education, Madhya Pradesh.

OR

*The new Diploma /Degrees awarded by the concerned agencies

institutions in lieu of 5 to 8 above.

9. Sangeet Bhaskar of Prachin Kala Kendra with Graduation in any

discipline of Prachin Kala Kendra.

10. Sangeet/Nritya Bhushan / with Graduation in any Discipline

xii) (1) Painting : (Either of the three)

i) Graduate with Drawing and Painting/Art/Fine Art with minimum two

years full time diploma from a recognised institute.

ii) M.A. in Drawing and Painting/Fine Art from a recognised University.

iii) Higher Secondary /Intermediate /Senior Secondary examination with

minimum 4 years full time diploma in painting / fine arts from a

recognised institute.

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! Note: In the case of blind Music Teachers, exemption from academic qualifications may be granted by the

Chairman on the recommendation of the Director of the Education/Administrative authority concerned.

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xii) (2) % Introductory Computer Science

B.Sc. Computer Science/BCA/ Bachelor of Information Technology

OR

Graduate Degree in any subject with Mathematics as a subject and 3 years

Diploma in Computer Engineering/IT from an Institution recognized by

AICTE/University.

OR

Graduate Degree in any subject with Mathematics as a subject and at least

one year Diploma in Computer Applications from an Institution recognized by

AICTE /University.

OR

‘A’ level from DOEACC

AND

Graduate with Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) or its equivalent

The existing teachers who are not fulfilling the above qualification criteria may

acquire the minimum qualifications within a period of 5 years.

xiii) Teachers of Work Experience:

Any of the following as per requirements of the subject:

i) B.Sc.(Tech) Ed. from Regional College of Education, NCERT.

ii) Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engg. or concerned trade from a

recognised University.

iii) Three years Diploma after Higher Sec./Sr. Secondary in

Electrical/Electronics / Engg./ concerned trade from an institution

recognised by the Government.

xiv) ! Creative Dance as Work Experience

i) Matriculation or equivalent examination.

ii) Two years exp. in recognised Ballet Troupe as a performing artist.

iii) Two years experience in Dance work with children in a recognised

Dance School.

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! Note: Persons having 15 years teaching experience of Middle/ Secondary classes in recognised institutions shall

be exempted from obtaining teaching degree/diploma and they shall be treated equivalent to those having

obtained a teaching degree/ diploma for appointment in the schools affiliated with the Board.

% Rule add in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 27th December 2010 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th December 2010.

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xv) Theatre Craft as Work Experience

i) Matriculation or equivalent examination.

ii) Diploma from a recognised Drama Institute.

iii) Two years experience with children in Drama.

xvi) Puppetry as a Work Experience

i) Matriculation or equivalent examination

ii) Diploma in Puppetry from a recognised Institute.

iii) Two years experience in Puppetry with children in a school.

xvii) Librarian :

Graduate with diploma in Library Science from a recognized institute.

xviii) Junior Librarian :

Matriculation or equivalent with Certificate in Library Science from

recognized Institute.

3. Primary Teachers (To teach Classes I-V)

Higher Secondary with JBT (Two years)

OR

Intermediate/Senior Secondary with JBT (One year)

Preference should, however, be given to trained graduates.

4. Vocational subjects Teachers

A person possessing post graduate degree in the concerned area e.g. M.Com. for

Commerce based vocational courses, M.Sc. (Agriculture) for Agriculture based

vocational courses, M.Sc. (Home Science) for Home Science based vocational

courses, five years Arts Diploma in the area concerned for Fine Art based Vocational

Courses. M. Music/Dancing for Music/ Dancing will be qualified to teach the concerned

subject. For those vocational subjects where Master’s Degree holders are not

available, a person having 4/5 years education in the concerned area after doing Hr.

Sec / Intermediate as the case may be, may be allowed to teach classes XI and XII as

recommended in the N.C.E.R.T’s paper on ‘Higher Secondary and its vocationalisation’

For technological subjects, a person having 3 years diploma course of a Polytechnic

with 2 years experience, or a Bachelor of Engineering may be treated as qualified to

teach the subject.

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Masters Craftsmen may also be engaged by the schools as part time instructors for

practical training.

The Services of the existing staff be utilised fully. It would be advisable to entrust the

teaching of the General Foundation Course under core course to the existing post

graduate teachers as follows :

Science and Society PGT Physics/Chemistry/Biology

Contemporary India PGT History/Pol. Sc.

Culture of India -D0-

Problems of Rural PGT Eco./Agri./Sociology

Development Commerce/Geography

5. Counsellor in Schools

(i) @ Every secondary and senior secondary school shall appoint a person on full

time basis for performing the duties of a Counsellor having the following

qualification:

Graduate/Post Graduate in psychology.

OR

Post Graduate in Child Development.

OR

Graduate/Post Graduate with Diploma in Career Guidance and Counselling.

(ii) Schools having enrolment of less than 300 students in classes from IX to XII

can appoint a counsellor on part-time basis.

(iii) Schools which are already affiliated shall appoint a Counsellor as mentioned

at sub clause 1 and 2 above within two years from the date this Rule comes

into force.

6. “The School has to provide adequate number of non-teaching staff members preferably

with minimum qualifications and experience as have been prescribed for the

corresponding categories of the posts for schools run under Central Govt./State/UT.

54 THE ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITIES RUNNING THE SCHOOL MAY KEEP

HIGHER QUALIFICATIONS THAN THE MINIMUM IF THEY SO DESIRE.

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@ Rule amended in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 25th June 2010 and approved by the Governing at its

meeting held on 29th June 2010

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CHAPTER-X

55. Exemption from Minimum Qualifications

The Board has laid down minimum qualifications in respect of Heads and teachers for

teaching subject/classes. Generally no exemption from minimum qualifications is

considered by the Board. However, in case there is a shortage of teachers in a

particular subject or qualified teachers are not available in a remote area, the Board may

consider requests for exemption from minimum qualifications under special

circumstances for some years.

The Board will consider such requests only in case of private unaided schools run by

Government, or autonomous bodies like K.V.S., Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Sainik

Schools Society etc. may take decision in this regard at their own end.

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Appendix I

GUIDELINES TO SCHOOLS AND INSPECTION COMMITTEES

FOR INSPECTION FOR PROVISIONAL AFFILIATION ETC.

1. The schools awaiting inspection for approval of middle class syllabus /provisional

affiliation/upgradation should make available the following information/ records

/documents duly completed for Inspection Committee they will mention about these

aspects in their Inspection Report.

2. The Constitution of the Society /Trust/# Company Registered under section 25 of the

Companies Act, 1956 running the school copy; of the certificate of registration; names

of the members of the Society / Trust/# Company Registered under section 25 of the

Companies Act, 1956 with occupation and address (Affidavit regarding relationship

among the members).

3. Composition of the School Managing Committee, names of the members of the School

Managing Committee with occupations and addresses and its formation should be as

per guidelines given in Chapter VI. Affidavits etc. with regard to relation of the members

of the School Managing Committee. with each other be obtained and verified.

4. Statement of income and expenditure of the school, and the balance sheet; copy of the

audited accounts of the past three years, sources of income (regular or otherwise) for

development or expansion of existing facilities ,library , laboratories ,play fields etc.

5. An up to date statement showing the names and qualifications, date of birth of the

Principal and teachers and allotment of teaching work in the Secondary/ Senior

Secondary Classes. In the case of unaided privately managed schools, the degrees,

diplomas or certificates, in original of the members of the staff must be shown to the

Inspection Committee. The Inspection Committee should certify of having seen the

original certificates / degrees etc. carefully for each member of the staff.

6. Proof in respect of subjects offered for graduation in respect of trained graduate

teachers teaching classes IX-X and post graduate teachers teaching classes XI-XII

with preferably original mark sheet from the Universities from which they got their

degrees. A statement should be obtained in the prescribed proforma.

7. Service agreement with employees : salaries paid to the staff : scale of pay and

allowances which should at least be at par with corresponding categories of teachers

employed in Government institutions; disbursement of salaries to be made by cheques

at the beginning of the month, but not later than 10th of each month; provision of the

Provident Fund and other benefits to the employees be verified. The service agreement

should be as per Board’s norms / State or U.T. Government norms:

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# Rule amended in the Affiliation committee’s meeting held on 16th May 2007 and approved by the

Governing Body at its meeting held on 29th June 2007.

8. Reserve Fund: whether this has been maintained and its details or whether the school

has funds to maintain the same, if affiliation is granted.

9. Building and class rooms: Proof regarding possessing 2 acres of land, general

suitability of the land and building for school purposes ; adequacy of class-rooms:

availability of spare rooms for co-curricular activities as per norms prescribed.

10. Library facilities: dimensions of the stack room and of the reading room; number of

books with details regarding the cost of books, indicating also the different categories

of books; annual budgets for the library; number of the magazines subscribed to etc. as

per norms prescribed in these Bye-laws.

11. Laboratories: dimensions and number of laboratories for the different science subjects;

equipment; apparatus and chemicals as prescribed by the Board; annual budget for

expansion of facilities in the laboratories.

12. Physical and Health Education: details of play grounds available; other recreational

facilities; provision for medical check-up; availability of a school doctor.

13. Recognition of the Middle School by the Education Department: approval of syllabus of

Middle Classes; copy of certificate of recognition /approval; no objection certificate.

14. Statement of number of pupils: class and section-wise enrolment separately of boys

and girls and total enrolment with pupil teacher ratio.

15. Record of internal assessment: record of third language results in Class-VIII/ X; record

of Work Experience, Art Education, Physical and Health Education activities etc.

16. Health and sanitary conditions: health and sanitary conditions certificate from the

municipal authorities, fire safety and safe drinking water certificates.

17. Prospective plans: in case school is expanding from class VIII to become a Secondary

School’ or from Secondary to Senior Secondary; plans detailed information on sources

of finance and availability of additional land etc.

18. ! Fulfillment of conditions laid down by the Board earlier, evidence to be provided to the

Inspection Committee (applicable in the case of subsequent inspections only)

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! Note: The information regarding the above items should be prepared and certified by the Manager/Correspondent

and the Principal for handing over to the Inspection Committee (two folders) which will forward a copy of

the same along with its report in duplicate to the Board.

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Appendix II

% AFFILIATION FEES PAYABLE

An institution seeking approval of Middle Class Syllabus/Provisional Affiliation etc. must pay the

prescribed fee as given below along with the application in cash or through a Bank Draft in favour of

the Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi.

Item No. Subject Revised Fee

A. Approval of Middle Class Syllabus

i) Independent schools within the country.

ii) Overseas Independent Schools

25,000/-

40,000/-

B. Fresh Composite Provisional Affiliation for Secondary

Classes (Class-X)

i) Independent schools within the country.

(if already having approval of Middle Class Syllabus)

ii) Composite/Switch over from State Board to CBSE

upto Secondary level

iii) Overseas Independent Schools

(if already having approval of Middle Class Syllabus)

75,000/-

50,000/-

75,000/-

1,25,000/-

75,000/-

C. Upgradation to Plus Two Stage

i) Independent schools within the country.

ii) Composite/Switch over from State Board to CBSE

upto Senior Secondary level

iii) Overseas Independent Schools

50,000/-

1,25,000/-

75,000/-

D. Extension of Affiliation

i) Independent schools within the country.(including

annual fee)

ii) Overseas Independent Schools (including annual

25,000/-

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fee) 60,000/-

E. Introduction of Additional Subject

i) Independent schools within the country.

Science Subjects (per subject)

Other Subjects (per subject)

ii) Overseas Independent Schools

Science Subjects (per subject)

Other Subjects (per subject)

5,000/-

3,000/-

15,000/-

10,000/-

F. Affiliation Fee in respect of Govt./ Aided/ KVS/JNV Schools

i) Fresh Regular Affiliation of Secondary

classes

ii) Upgradation of +2 stage

iii) Introduction of additional subject (per subject)

iv) Annual Fee

10,000/-

10,000/-

1000/-

3,000/-

G. Overseas KVS Schools

i) Fresh Regular Affiliation of Secondary

classes

ii) Upgradation of +2 stage

iii) Introduction of additional subject (per subject)

iv) Annual Fee

25,000/-

25,000/-

2,000/-

5,000/-

H. Fee for Permanent Affiliation

i) Independent schools within the country.

ii) Overseas Independent Schools

50,000/-

1,00,000/-

I. Appeal Fee for Permanent Affiliation

i) Independent schools within the country.

ii) Overseas Independent Schools

25,000/-

50,000/-

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The Affiliation Committee further resolved that no additional annual fee may be charged from

the un-aided private schools getting approval of Middle Class Syllabus, Provisional Affiliation

upto Secondary Level and Upgradation to Senior Secondary Level for the initial period of three

years but schools having regular affiliation such as KVS/JNV/CTSA/Government/Government

Aided etc will remit annual fee along with the examination fee from the academic session in

which the school is affiliated with the CBSE.

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Note: The rates of various affiliation fees have been revised w.e.f. ___________

% Rule added in the Affiliation Committee’s meeting held on 27/12/2010 and approved by the Governing Body at its

meeting held on 29/12/2010.

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Appendix III

CONTRACT OF SERVICE

An agreement made this.............................day of..........................................two, thousand,

and........................................................between Mr./Mrs./Miss.....................................hereinafter

called the teacher/employee of school the Party No.1 of the one part and the Governing Body of

the school(hereinafter called the committee) the Party No.2 of the other part. The committee

hereby agrees to employ the Party No.1 and the Party No.1 hereby agrees to serve

as................in the school on the following terms and conditions:

1. That Party No. 1’s employment shall begin from the.........................................day

of…....................He shall be employed in the first instance on probation for a period of one

year/on temporary basis and shall be paid a monthly salary of

Rs................................................................in the scale of pay of Rs…………............... plus

allowances in accordance with the rates as prescribed by the State /Central Govt. from

time to’ time and applicable to his case. The period of probation may be extended by the

Governing Body for a further period not exceeding one year. The total probationary period

shall in no case exceed two years.

2. If the work and conduct of the Party No.1 during the period of probation or extended

period of probation is not found satisfactory, the services of Party No.1 are liable to be

terminated without notice before the expiry of the period of probation. The sole judge of

the satisfactory completion of the probation will be Governing Body of the school.

3. After satisfactory completion of his probationary period, the Party No.1 shall be confirmed

with effect from the expiry of the said period of probation or the extended period of

probation.

4. Immediately on confirmation, the Party No.1 shall be entitled to the benefits of

Contributory Provident Fund or G.P. Fund in case the scheme of pension exists in the

school and shall be governed by the rules of that Fund as in force from time to time.

5. The Party No.1 shall be entitled to the benefit of Medical and other facilities as per school

rules.

6. The Party No.1 shall during his service under this agreement be eligible, subject to the

exigencies of the school, to such leave as is admissible under the Government rules from

time to time in force, the leave is not claimable as a matter of right but may be granted at

the discretion of the Governing Body of the school/ Principal of the School as per rules of

the school in this regard.

7. The Party No.1 shall not leave the station without having first obtained the written

permission of the authorised officer of the said school.

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8. Unless the service of the Party No.1 is terminated as hereinafter provided, he shall

continue in the employment of the school till he attains the age of superannuation as per

State Govt. rules, when he shall retire, provided that the committee or any other person

authorised by the committee in this behalf may retain his service for a further period as

admissible according to rules of the State Education Department for such extensions if the

Party’ No.1 is fit for such extension and has no mental or physical incapacity which would

disentitle him to get such extension. Provided further that the extension shall not exceed

one year at a time.

9. On retirement or otherwise relinquishing the job, except in the case of resignation, after

satisfactory completion of service as prescribed by the school Gratuity Rules, the Party

No.1 shall be entitled to the benefit of Gratuity under the school rules as in force from time

to time.

10. During the service under this AGREEMENT, the Party No.1 will be liable to disciplinary

action in accordance with the Rules and Regulations framed by the school from time to

time even with retrospective effect, for any art of insubordination, intemperance or other

misconduct, or the commission of an act, which constitutes a criminal offence or of any

breach of non performance of duties or any of the provisions of those present or of any

rules pertaining to the conduct of the school. These rules will normally conform to the

Govt. rules in this behalf.

11. If the Party No.1 is suspended from duty during investigation into any charge of his

conduct mentioned in clause (10) above, he shall not be entitled to any pay during such

period of suspension but shall be entitled to receive a subsistence allowance at such rate

as may be decided by the committee generally from time to time or at a rate as may be

deemed fit. The subsistence allowance shall conform to the Govt. rules normally.

12. If the Party No.1 is exonerated from the charge brought against him, he shall be reinstated

in his post and shall be paid his salary for the period, if any, during which he was

suspended and subsistence allowance already paid will be adjusted.

13. The Governing Body of the said school may terminate the service of the Party No.1 as

provided in Rules 29 Chapter VII of the Affiliation Bye-laws of the Board by giving three

months notice in writing in the case of confirmed employee or one month’s notice in the

case of temporary employee or by paying a sum equivalent to 3 months salary or one

months salary, which the Party No.1 is then drawing. Similarly if the Party No.1 wants to

relinquish his job, he shall be required to give three months notice in writing if he is

permanent or one months notice in writing if he is temporary or deposit three months/one

month salary, as he case may be in lieu thereof.

14. The Party No.1 will apply himself honestly, diligently and efficiently under the orders and

instructions of the Governing Body/Principal under whom he shall be placed as teacher /

employee in the school and he shall discharge all duties pertaining to that office and/or

which are necessary to be done in his capacity as aforesaid and will make himself in all

respects, generally as useful as may be required of him and shall always act in paramount

interest of the institution.

15. The Party No.1 will conform to all the rules and regulations in force in the school and shall

carry out all such orders and directions as he shall, from time to time, receive from the

Governing Body / Principal or any of the authorised member of the staff.

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16. The Party No.1 shall not apply or appear for interview etc. for any job outside the school

without the prior written permission of the authorised officer of the school. If he has

already applied before joining this school, it will be his duty to inform the Principal at the

time of appointment and seek his written permission, if he is required to appear for

interview later on.