Link for session 2020-21 will remain open till 31 March 2019, for all type of applications except for Extension. Extension and on demand applications can be submitted throughout the year.
 
INSTRUCTIONS AND PROCEDURE FOR ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM 
  1. This is an electronic Application Form. Please read the following instructions and procedures carefully before you start filling the form.
  2. Please read the Affiliation Bye Laws carefully before applying.
  3. Following types of Schools are eligible for affiliation with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE):-
    1. Government or Government aided schools
    2. Schools run by autonomous organisations under the Government like Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), Central Tibetan Schools Organization (CTSO), Sainik Schools Society etc.
    3. Schools run by Government Department directly like Defence, Railways etc.
    4. Schools managed directly by Public Sector Undertakings or by reputed societies of Public Sector Undertakings under the financial control of such Public Sector Undertakings or by Societies formed by such Undertakings
    5. Private, unaided schools.
  4. Online application may be submitted for the following :-
    Approval of Middle Class Syllabus.Affiliation upto Secondary level.
    Upgradation upto Secondary level.Switch Over upto Secondary level.
    Affiliation upto Senior Secondary level.Upgradation upto Senior Secondary level.
    Switch Over upto Senior Secondary level.Permission for Primary Classes (1-5).
    Additional Subjects, applicable in case of already CBSE affiliated Senior Secondary schools.Extension of Provisional Affiliation in case of already CBSE affiliated school upto Secondary / Senior Secondary level.
    Transfer of School From Society/Trust/Company to Another.Increase in Sections.
    Permission to Run School in Two Shifts.Change of Name of the School.
    Shifting of School From One Campus to Another.Change of Name of the Society.
    Restoration of Affiliation.Closure of School.
  5. NOTE:
    1. Affiliation fee may be deposited through online banking/debit card/credit card/NEFT.
  6. The following documents have to be uploaded by the school (pdf files only not more than 2 MB in size), otherwise the application is likely to be summarily rejected:-
    1. a. For Schools in India- Certificate as per attached format duly signed by District Education Officer may be submitted.
    2.    i. Format of certificate for fresh affiliation
    3.    ii. Format of certificate for Extension/Upgradation
    4.    iii. Affidavit as per attached format
    5. b. For Overseas Schools- Certificate as per attached format duly signed by Competent Authority of embassy.
    6.    i. Format of certificate for fresh affiliation
    7.    ii. Format of certificate for Extension/Upgradation
    8.    iii. Affidavit as per attached format
  7. Last date for submission of application is 31st March of the year preceding the year in which class VII, IX, XI is proposed to be started. These classes should not be started without affiliation with the Board. CBSE will not be responsible for any consequences if these classes are started without proper affiliation etc. by the CBSE.
  8. Schools can apply for Pre-ponement of session by logging in and paying the fees online.
  9. In case of any dispute(s), the courts and tribunals at the Delhi shall have the exclusive.
  10. All applicant schools are required to read and agree with the affiliation bye-laws of CBSE.

SN Fee Heads General Affiliation On Demand Regular Affiliation
In India Abroad In India Abroad In India Abroad
1 Approval for Middle Class Syllabus 50,000 2,00,000 10,00,000 15,00,000 20,000 50,000
2 Fresh Affiliation up to Secondary Level 1,50,000 2,50,000 10,00,000 15,00,000 20,000 50,000
3 Upgradation to Secondary Level 1,00,000 2,00,000 10,00,000 15,00,000 20,000 50,000
4 Secondary Level Switch-over from other boards 1,50,000 2,50,000 10,00,000 15,00,000 20,000 50,000
5 Fresh Affiliation up to Senior Secondary Level 2,50,000 2,50,000 10,00,000 15,00,000 20,000 50,000
6 Upgradation to Senior Secondary Level 1,00,000 2,00,000 10,00,000 15,00,000 20,000 50,000
7 Senior Secondary Level Switch-over from other boards 2,50,000 2,50,000 10,00,000 15,00,000 20,000 50,000
8 Re-inspection 50,000 1,00,000 To be announced To be announced 50,000 1,00,000
9 Periodical Inspection 50,000 1,00,000 To be announced To be announced 50,000 1,00,000
10 Surprise Inspection 50,000 1,00,000 To be announced To be announced To be announced To be announced
11 Permission of two shifts (As per status of school) 1, 2 or 5 above. 1, 2 or 5 above. To be announced To be announced To be announced To be announced
12 Permission of site shifting (As per status of school) 1, 2 or 5 above. 1, 2 or 5 above. To be announced To be announced To be announced To be announced
13 Permission of name change of school/society (As per status of school) 1, 2 or 5 above. 1, 2 or 5 above. To be announced To be announced To be announced To be announced
14 Permission for section increase (excluding re-inspection fee) 1,00,000 1,00,000 To be announced To be announced To be announced To be announced
15 Transfer of school from one society to another (excluding re-inspection fee) 5,00,000 5,00,000 To be announced To be announced 10,000 20,000
16 Introduction of Additional Subjects (Science) (excluding re-inspection fee) 10,000 per subject 50,000 per subject 1,00,000 2,00,000 2,000 per subject 5,000 per subject
17 Introduction of Addl. Subjects (Non-Science) (excluding re-inspection fee) 5,000 per subject 20,000 per subject 1,00,000 2,00,000 2,000 per subject 5,000 per subject
18 Restoration of affiliation (excluding re-inspection fee) 4,00,000 4,00,000 To be announced To be announced 20,000 50,000
19 Permission for Classes 1-5 (excluding re-inspection fee) 50,000 2,00,000     20,000 50,000
20 Closure of school 1,00,000 2,00,000 To be announced To be announced 50,000 1,00,000
21 Extension of Affiliation (excluding inspection fee) 01-31 January 50,000 2,00,000 To be announced -- -- --
01-28 February 1,00,000 2,00,000 To be announced -- -- --
01-31 March 1,50,000 2,00,000 To be announced -- -- --
22 Late fee per month for extension of affiliation 25,000 25,000 To be announced -- -- --
23 Maximum Late fee for extension of affiliation 1,00,000 1,00,000 To be announced -- -- --
24 Annual Fee To be announced To be announced To be announced To be announced 5,000 10,000
25 Pre-ponement of session (Additional fee)
Approval of Middle Class Syllabus 2,00,000 4,00,000 To be announced To be announced 1,00,000 2,00,000
Fresh Affiliation up to Secondary Level 5,00,000 10,00,000 To be announced To be announced 1,00,000 2,00,000
Upgradation to Secondary Level 5,00,000 10,00,000 To be announced To be announced 1,00,000 2,00,000
Secondary Level Switch-over from other board 5,00,000 10,00,000 To be announced To be announced 1,00,000 2,00,000
Fresh Affiliation up to Senior Secondary Level 5,00,000 10,00,000 To be announced To be announced 1,00,000 2,00,000
Upgradation to Senior Secondary Level 5,00,000 10,00,000 To be announced To be announced 1,00,000 2,00,000
Senior Secondary Level Switch-over from other board 5,00,000 10,00,000 To be announced To be announced 1,00,000 2,00,000
The rates of various affiliation fees have been revised from academic Session 2020-21 onwards.