New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The board examination fees of 10th and 12th standard students studying in government and government-aided schools will be paid by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party. Directorate of Education has issued a circular to the head of government and government-aided private schools in this regard. Examination fees of candidates appearing the board examination will be paid by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Delhi's Education Minister and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia shared the circular on social media, in which schools are instructed not to charge the students until further notice.

Recently, CBSE has increased 10th and 12th board examination fees, which are being charged from the students from this session.

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It has increased the examination fee of SC and ST students from Rs 375 to Rs 1200 for class 10 students and Rs 600 to Rs 1200 for class 12 candidates. For other students, CBSE will charge Rs 1500 for the board examination.

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Earlier, CBSE had released a statement only for SC and ST students, it said that the candidates will only pay Rs 50 as examination fee, while rest of it will be paid by the government. It has decided not to charge the increased fees from the students.

 

However, CBSE has not reduced the fees, it will charge the lump sum amount from the Delhi government.

 

As per CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi, on the direction of the HRD minister, students will pay only Rs 50 on the CBSE registration portal. CBSE will charge the remaining amount directly from the Delhi government.

Posted By: James Kuanal