CBSE notify schools over fee hikes


NEW Delhi: According to the advisory issued by CBSE on Friday CBSE affiliated schools not to charge exorbitant fees from the student. Schools have been warned not to misuse funds or earn profits. The institutions have also been asked to send their accounts’ statement to the board every year.

Union human resource development minister Smriti Irani said CBSE has asked affiliated schools not to effect any raise arbitrarily and take into confidence parent-teacher associations before initiating any hike.

The CBSE sent an advisory on Friday to schools saying they should not burden the child and parents and should run as a "community service and not as a business enterprise".

It also directed schools not to hike fees in mid-session, saying fee should be in line with the facilities and no capitation fee should be charged, failing which, it threatened of action like fine and disaffiliation.

“Taking a serious note of the complaints being received from parents regarding fee hike, capitation fee, the board has issued an advisory to all affiliated schools for strict adherence of the relevant by-laws of the board,” the advisory says.