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24. What Infrastructure is required to start CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE/Cambridge and IB Schools in India?

Posted on September 14, 2018 | by Vinod Kakumanu

The land and infrastructure requirements to start CBSE, IGCSE/Cambridge, ICSE and IB Schools in India are defined by the respective boards and vary with nature of accommodation, capacity, terrain, and geography. International organizations dwell upon the dimensions relatively lesser than CBSE or ICSE, nonetheless, they mandate complete learning environment in every respect and can accommodate not only the given number of children but also the pedagogical activities, movements, and interactions. CBSE, ICSE or State board schools can also run international programs by provisioning appropriate infrastructure. Specific requirements have been detailed in the following articles –

  1. How to Start a CBSE School Anywhere in India?
  2. How to Start an ICSE Affiliated School in India?
  3. How to Start School and get IGCSE affiliation?
  4. How to Start an IB School Anywhere In India?

23. Where can i find land for my school ?

Posted on March 30, 2018 | by Vinod Kakumanu

You can find land/building for the school purpose, an operational school for  sale, lease at exclusive school real estate listings portal SchoolProp.com

22. Does CBSE or ICSE recommend any specific suppliers ?

Posted on March 28, 2018 | by Vinod Kakumanu

No. School promoters have to run pillar to post, identify vendors, choose the material and procure school supplies and materials.  Alternatively, school promoters can buy all school supplies and materials online from marketplaces like Schoolsupermart.com

21. Do I have to appoint new Principal and teachers for my school for getting CBSE affiliation?

Posted on March 28, 2018 | by Vinod Kakumanu

If you have an adequately qualified serving Principal for your school you need not appoint new Principal. Same applies in case of teachers. The qualification of teachers and principals is provided in Chapter IX of CBSE affiliation Bye laws. Appropriately qualified school Principal and teachers for schools aspiring for CBSE, ICSE or international Board Affiliation can be hired through online school jobs portal educatorOne.com

20. What is land requirement for CBSE schools in cities?

Posted on March 28, 2018 | by Vinod Kakumanu

CBSE has signified the land requirements for cities with population more than 25 lacs which is not less than 2 acres which includes the land of the building and the playground and the space to provide physical health education. The land requirement in hilly areas is 1 acre. For details check page 5 and 6 of CBSE Bye laws. You may also find land or building or operational school for sale on the exclusive school real estate portal  School Prop.com.

19. What all permissions are needed for starting a new school?

Posted on March 28, 2018 | by Vinod Kakumanu

The permissions and related documents that are required for starting a new school in India are—
• The founding documents of the Trust/Society/Company
• The affidavit of the non-proprietary Trust/Society/Company
• Memorandum of Association between the school and the Trust/Society/Company
• Land and School Building Documents
• Ownership documents, Sale deed or Lease Deed
• Change of Land Use certificate for the land for the school building
• Map approved by the Municipal Authority
• Building blueprint
• Building Safety Certificate
• NOC issued by the education department of the state or the ‘Essentiality Certificate’
• State Board Affiliation
• Employees’ EPF and ESIC registration

18. Does the salary of teachers and staff has to be exactly equal to the state requirements? What if it is lesser than the state directed amount?

Posted on March 28, 2018 | by Vinod Kakumanu

The salaries you pay to the teachers and staff of your school may be lesser than the state requirements but there must be an EPF registration in every case. The variation is granted as the cost of living differs from region to region but there must be transparency in the bank statements and there must be no financial irregularity. Complete financial documentation is a must.

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