CBSE Cancels Recognition of 20 Schools, Including Some in Delhi

Reported by Harsh Tripathi

In a recent move, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has revoked the recognition of 20 schools across various states in the country. Among these, five schools from Delhi have been affected, including Siddharth Public School, Bharat Mata Saraswati Bal Mandir, National Public School, Chand Ram Public Senior Secondary School, and…

What Happened?

CBSE Secretary, Himanshu Gupta, revealed that the board took this action after conducting thorough inspections. It was found that some schools were admitting dummy students and ineligible candidates through various malpractices, and their records were not in order.

Affected Schools in Delhi

Apart from Delhi, schools from Punjab and Assam have also been downgraded. Some of the notable schools impacted include Vivekananda School in Delhi, Sri Dashmesh Senior Secondary Public School in Punjab, and Sri Ram Academy in Assam.

Unaffiliated Schools

Additionally, a list of unaffiliated schools has been released, which includes schools from various states such as Kerala, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, and Madhya Pradesh.

Why It Matters

Many students preparing for engineering and medical entrance exams prefer these dummy schools to focus solely on exam preparation. However, this move highlights the need for stricter regulations and discussions on this matter.


The CBSE’s decision to revoke recognition from these schools aims to maintain the integrity and standards of education. It serves as a reminder that adherence to regulations is crucial in the education sector.

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