Mandatory disclosure: CBSE extends deadline for schools

The deadline has been extended up to December 15, 2016.

By: Express Web Desk | Published: December 1, 2016 4:02:54 pm
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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the date for private affiliated schools for mandatory disclosure to December 15, 2016. The original deadline was November 30. The details of the disclosure are to be uploaded on the schools’ respective websites as well as notified to the CBSE through the link provided on the official website of the Board.

According to reports, about 25 per cent schools have not made the disclosures, hence the extension of deadline. There more than 18,000 schools in the country affiliated with the CBSE out of which, more than 13,500 have released the information.

The deadline has been extended for the remaining 4,500 schools.

The CBSE had released the notification directing the schools to make the information public, in October.

“All the affiliated schools are requested to furnish the information at the earliest so that advanced, efficient and timely planning regarding activities mentioned above may be done by the Board. It will also ensure transparency for parents to choose the school while taking admission for their wards,” the CBSE had said, adding, “The schools are also advised to host all the relevant information useful for children, parents and general public on their websites.”

The information is to contain details on basic information such as contact details, affiliation status, etc., of the school, management details, photographs and videos of the school, faculty information, student information, academic information, infrastructure information (including physical infrastructure details, facilities available in school, transport facility details), location information and other information such as pass percentage of last three years, vacation period of school, academic calendar, etc.

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