CBSE releases self-quality assessment guidelines for affiliated schools


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday released School Quality Assessment and Assurance (SQAA) Framework to catalyse transformational change in its affiliated schools. The Board has decided to implement SQAA for all its affiliated schools from the Session 2023- 2024 while applying for fresh affiliation/switch over/upgradation/extension of schools.

All the affiliated schools should undertake self-assessment on SQAA Portal every year between April 1 to December 31. The self-assessment submitted by the school on the SQAA Portal would be valid for a period of one year.

The SARAS portal would be accepting applications for affiliation/switch over/upgradation/extension for the session 2024-25. The schools would be required to complete self-assessment on SQAA Portal and then submit application on SARAS Portal on or before the last day of receipt of applications.