Circulars & News

Central Board of Secondary Education is offering 15 Vocational Courses

Q. Does the CBSE offer Vocational Studies? A. The Central Board of Secondary Education is offering 15 Vocational Courses in different sectors at Secondary level and 40 courses at Senior Secondary level. Many of these courses are offered in collaboration with professional organizations that will enable students to excel and emerge successful in a real situation of both work and life. It works towards imparting an education that is holistic, meaningful and skill oriented which instills among the youth a sense of usefulness and responsibility. Q. Does the CBSE give training and support if a sch...
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Information of Special Educators

Q. Who are 'Special Educators'? Special Educators who are trained to teach challenged children. Q. Is appointing a Special Educator mandatory? All the affiliated schools have to mandatorily appoint SPECIAL EDUCATORS to ensure quality education for all children including children with special needs as per Section 3, 8(c) and 9 (c) of the Right to Education Act, 2009 to facilitate effective and meaningful inclusion of children with disabilities in schools.
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Amendment in the Affiliation Bye-laws of the Central Board of Secondary Education

Q. What is the amendment in the maintenance of Reserve Fund? From the session, 2019-’20 schools have to maintain the Reserve Fund in the joints names of the Principal and the Managing Trustee/ Member of the Society/Trust/Company which runs the school. Q. If the school is an aided one then in whose joint names should the Reserve Fund be maintained? If the school is aided then it shall be governed by the rules of the State Government, where the school is located. Q. Can the school use the interest accrued on the Reserve Fund? No, under no circumstance is the school or any member of the Soci...
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Remodeled Assessment Structure for Standard X

Q1. What is the remodeled Examination format introduced by CBSE, for the session 2017-18? CBSE has done away with the Scheme 1 and Scheme 2 exam format and has introduced a new format for session 2017-18 onwards. Accordingly, the total marks in all subjects will include Periodic Assessment (10%), Notebook Submission (5%), and Subject Enrichment Activities (5%). The question paper will be of 80 marks. Q2. What are Periodic Tests and how should these be conducted? The Board has decided that 3 paper pen tests in the session must be conducted. Average of 2 tests should be considered for fin...
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Discontinuation of Academic and Vocational subjects at Secondary and Senior Secondary level

Discontinuation of Academic and Vocational subjects at Secondary and Senior Secondary level from session 2018-19 onwards. Q. Which subjects have been discontinued at Secondary level from 2018-19? A. The following subjects have been discontinued for students in Class IX (2018-19): English Communicative (101), Information and Communication Technology (166), E-publishing (354) and E-office (454). Q. Is there any change in subjects for Class X (2018-19)? A. No, there is no change in Class X for this session. Q. Can a school offer English Communicative in 2018-19 session for Class IX? ...
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CBSE Offer Vocational Studies

Q. Does the CBSE offer Vocational Studies? A.The Central Board of Secondary Education is offering 15 Vocational Courses in different sectors at Secondary level and 40 courses at Senior Secondary level. Many of these courses are offered in collaboration with professional organizations that will enable students to excel and emerge successful in real situation of both work and life. It works towards imparting an education that is holistic, meaningful and skill oriented which instils among the youth a sense of usefulness and responsibility. Q. Does the CBSE give training and support if a schoo...
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RTE that needs to be adhered to by CBSE Affiliated Schools?

Q. What are the points in the RTE that needs to be adhered to by schools affiliated to the CBSE? The schools are required to be recognized by the State Education Department. The schools shall not operate from different sites, nor change the name of the school or society, nor shall it operate multiple shifts without proper permission from the relant authority. The school buildings should comply with the norms of the National Building Code and the guidelines issued by the Disaster Management Authority. The schools must have the building safety certificate, fire safety certificate, safe dri...
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About U-DISE

Q.What is the U-DISE? The U-DISE stands for te Unified District Information for Education. It is mandatory for all schools to be registered under the U-DISE. Q. Is it mandatory to upload all the data of the school data in the UDISE? Yes, it is mandatory to upload the school's data in the U-DISE. To reduce the effort of filling all the data again, it is required that the data obtained from the OASIS may be synchronised with the U-DISE data.
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Amendments/Additions in the CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws

Q. What are the amendments/additions in the CBSE affiliation bye laws? The Reserve Fund should be maintained in the joint names of the Principal and the ManagingTrustee/Member of the Society, Trust, or Company. Q. What is the time period for representation against the decision of the CBSE? The schools may represent to the Board against its decision on scrutiny of application and Inspection report within one month of communication of the Board. Q. What are the rules for schools that are Permanently Affiliated to the CBSE? There are no separate provisions for permanent affiliation. Thos...
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CBSE plan to Mainstream Health and Physical Education

1. How does CBSE plan to Mainstream Health and Physical Education in all affiliated Schools? (Compulsory Health and Physical Education-CBSE SCHOOLS) Refer Circular No.- 10/CBSE/ACAD/DD(MS/SPORTS/2018- MARCH CBSE has decided to mainstream Health and Physical Education for classes IX to XII with the aim of holistic development of the child, leading to a well-balanced individual in all walks of life. The aim of Mainstreaming Health and Physical Education is also to enable the students to attain an optimum state of health. Therefore, CBSE aims to provide a focused curriculum for Health and...
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