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How to Start a CBSE School in India?


The education sector in India is gaining significant importance and therefore more and more people interested in the education sector decide on starting a school. Although, it is a time-consuming venture, the result and satisfaction out of the result takes away all the pain to be taken initially. The people who are stepping forward to take up this venture need to understand how to start a school in India.

Knowing the basics will help you figure out how to start a CBSE school in India. To begin with, CBSE is Affiliation and Examination body. It is marked as India’s standard education system because its affiliation is the most popular among school examination board.

The board provides provisional affiliations to various schools. To get the certification, the board has a set of rules that the school needs to abide. Once the school stands at par with the quality measures, going ahead with the admission procedures and establishing goodwill among parents become easy.

To gain full support from the CBSE board, it is important to understand that setting up a school is not only about the infrastructure alone. There are a few more things to consider while starting a CBSE school. They are:

  • State recognition and No Objection Certificate by state education department
  • Depending upon the needs and requirement, an individual can opt for any of the following types of affiliation:
    • Middle school
    • Secondary school
    • Higher secondary school
  • There must be thorough documentation of every stage as all the documents need to be presented at the time of filling application for affiliation and in the pre-affiliation inspection of the school by the CBSE delegates.

However, a school can apply for affiliation only after becoming operational and running school till Std VI. This also considers that the school must function as per Education Act and CBSE affiliation norms. The school shall also be well supplied with resources like books in the libraries, activity areas and equipment in labs with qualified staff teaching the students.

Rather than investing all valuable resources in branding a new venture, it is advised to look for a franchise of a known group of schools in your area. Knowing the quality of education imparted and the standards maintained by the educational group helps to keep the parents in good faith for the school.

Mount Litera Zee School is one such endeavour by Zee Learn to bring about a quantum improvement in school education. The school aims to provide state-of-art infrastructure and facilities that help children experiment and learn in real time. With this pursuit, the students get exposure to both text-based and practical learning helping them grow as informed individuals. It will be a good step towards the education system by propagating well the name and ideology of a well-established body.