The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a notice to few of its affiliated schools which are listed in the website cbse.nic.in. According to the sources, the schools has been issued notice for the violations of various affiliation rules of the CBSE Board. The list includes schools from from Karnataka to Rajasthan, from Madhya Pradesh to Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.
List of schools issued show cause notice:
1) DPS Mathura Road, New Delhi
2) DPS R K Puram, New Delhi
3) Silver Oak School, Alwar, Rajasthan
4) Delhi Public School, Near Neel Bad Crossing, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
5) The Pillars Public School, Gorakhpur, UP
6) Rajni Public School, Bulandshahr, UP
7) Sir Syed Public School, Varanasi, UP
8) Bal Niketan Junior High School, Varanasi, UP
9) Noorul Huda English Medium School, Fatehpur, UP
10) Kings N Queens World School, Kanpur, UP
11) Tagore Senior Secondary School, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu
12) Matoshree Kashiben Vrajlal International Vidyalaya, Mumbai
13) Margadarshan Central School,Ilakal,Karnataka
Schools from Uttar Pradesh received majority notices and all are related to violation of affiliation bye-laws and against complaints of irregularities.
As reported by various media reports, the notice has been sent to schools asking them to explain why their affiliation should not be withdrawn over violations of its affiliation byelaws.
The board has also withdrawn provisional affiliation from three schools, the affiliations of two others have been downgraded (from senior secondary to secondary), while another school has been stopped from conducting admissions in Class 10 and above.
In the near future, the board will soon be uploading the names of the schools disaffiliated in the last 18 months along with the notices. And the schools across the country have been warned against forcing students to buy expensive textbooks produced by private publishers, rather than those belonging to the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
The CBSE also said action would be taken against schools that indulge in commercial activities such as selling books, uniforms, shoes and stationery items to students.