The CBSE had issued show-cause notices to over 40 schools in April.
New Delhi: The CBSE board has issued notices to five schools in Delhi, asking why their affiliation should not be withdrawn, cancelled, or downgraded, for violating its norms.
The schools in Delhi that have been issued show-cause notices are Spring Fields Convent school, Ring Midyways Senior Secondary Public School, Gyanodaya Public School, Modern International School and New Sainik Public School, a senior official of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said. The schools have been found guilty of violating various norms, including safety measures, enrolment of students as per sanctioned strength and uploading prescribed data on their websites and have been asked to send their replies to CBSE within 15 days. The schools could not be reached for their comments. The CBSE had issued show-cause notices to over 40 schools in April.
Last week, the board decided to withdraw affiliation of three private schools in Uttar Pradesh and downgraded affiliation of two others following complaints of irregularities.
At least 19 schools in various districts of Haryana, including the ones in Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Sonepat, Bhiwani and Jhajjar have also been issued notices seeking their explanation.