CBSE Affiliation

CBSE Norms Of Affiliations
 

CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION

2, COMMUNITY CENTRE, SHIKSHA KENDRA, PREET VIHAR

DELHI-110092

 

CBSE/AFF/2007/271721-276720                                                     Dated: 15-10-2015

 

NOTIFICATION

 

            In exercise of the powers conferred by clause 2 of Rule 1 under Chapter 1 of the Affiliation Bye-Laws of the Board, the following amendments are made in the Affiliation Bye-Laws of the Board as per Resolutions passed by the Affiliation Committee of the Board at its meeting held on 20.12.2006 and 16.05.2007 and their ratifications by the Governing Body of the Board at its meeting held on 22.12.2006 and 29.06.2007 with immediate effect:

 

SI. No.

Chapter

Rule No.

Amended Provision

1.

I

2.1(xxii)

“Private Un-Aided school” means school run by 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).

2.

II

3.1(v)

Private, unaided schools established by Societies registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 of the Govt. of India or under Acts of the State Govts. 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 channelise funds of institution for purposes other than furthering education..

3.

II

3.3(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 and there will be no need for further NOC for the school. Condition of submitted a No Objection Certificate will not be applicable to categories 3.1 (i) to (iv)

4.

II

3.3(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.

5.

II

3.(ii)(e)

Classified cities under A-1 viz. Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai within their limits of Municipal Corporation and the entire state of Arunachal Pradesh be at par with the relaxation in land requirement as has already been prescribed for Delhi under Sub-Clause (d) above.

6.

II

3.3(ii)(g)

The minimum land requirement under category B, school is further relaxed to minimum 1 acre in respect of schools located in Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon of NCR within the limits of their respective Municipal Corporation/ Development Authority.

7.

II

3.3(ii)(h)

Schools located within the Municipal limit of the Capital Cities, Islands, North-Eastern 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.

8.

II

3.3(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.

9.

II

3(c)**

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.

10.

II

5.

 

 

 

5.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.2

 

 

 

5.3

Society/Trust/Company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 running the School

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).

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.

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.

11.

II

7.2

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.

12.

II

13.1

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 who do not have their own Educational Boards.

13.

II

14(A)

The Board would not allow any property transfer/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. In case such transaction is effected explicitly or implicitly, the Board shall withdraw its affiliation with immediate effect.

14.

IV

16.2(iii)

The composition of the trust/society/company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 managing the school should be broad based.

15.

V

17.2(a)(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.

16.

VI

 

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

19.1

Society/Trust/Company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 RUNNING THE SCHOOL

 

Role/Aims of Society/Trust/Company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956.

 

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 fulfill 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 commercialization 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 non recurring.

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.

17.

VI

19.2

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/affiliation norms and shall be committed to provide quality education to the children and for this shall take necessary steps as per its needs.

18.

VI

20.2(b)(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;

19.

VI

20.2(b)(v)

Two members, from out of a panel recommended by the Trust/Society/Company registered under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 Board; 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;

20.

VI

20.2(b)(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 Board by which the school is run.

21.

VI

20.3

The term of the members of the Managing Committee shall be three years. A member can be renominated for another term but a member cannot remain in office for more than two consecutive terms expect ex-officio 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.

22.

VI

21.1

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.

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

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.

23.

VII

25(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.

24.

VII

25(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.

25.

Appendix I

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).