New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is contemplating a series of webinars and training sessions for the affiliated schools to get used to the newly restructured affiliation process.
“CBSE has restructured the affiliation process under different categories of applications i.e. Fresh affiliation, upgradation, extension of affiliation etc. To familiarise the schools with the new process and to resolve the queries of the schools, the Board will organise introductory webinars and training session from March 9 to 13,” CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
“The registration process for the webinar shall commence from March 1 to March 8, 2021 on CBSE website. Interested schools can register themselves accordingly. The application for affiliation will be accepted tentatively from March 16,” Tripathi said.
The board is restructuring the affiliation system as per the newly laid reforms in the National Education Policy (NEP). The process will be completely digital and will be based on data analytics with least human intervention.
“The restructuring will help in establishing ease of doing business in the CBSE affiliation system, attaining the goal of minimum government, maximum governance, automated and data driven decisions, achieve transparency, bring more accountability in the entire systemic processes and achieve quick and time-bound disposal of all applications,” the secretary said.
“A detailed document on CBSE school affiliation system containing the re-structured online procedure for affiliation, required documents, modalities and Standard Operating Procedures for inspections, guidelines for inspection committee and videos for various processes will also be uploaded on CBSE website tentatively by Monday for perusal by schools. Schools may familiarise themselves with the manual prior to attending the online sessions,” Tripathi added.
A total of 24,930 schools are affiliated to the CBSE across the country and abroad having more than 2 crore students and more than 10 lakh teachers. It formulated the affiliation by-laws in 1998.