CBSE asks Parents to stop giving Donations for Admission in Schools

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has requested Parents to stop paying Bribes and Donation to School and Board Officials. It has put up a notice on the website which asked Parents to report such incidents directly to the board. Parents have been asked to directly contact the chairman of the CBSE with problems related to bribes and donations.

The notice states, “If anybody from this (CBSE) office asks for bribe regarding scholarship or any other matter or if you are a victim of corruption in this office, you can complain to the head of the department or the chief vigilance officer”.

Several Schools in India demand hefty donations for admission of students. Parents often fall prey to these schools and end up paying huge amounts. This trend is more severe in National Capital Region.

Many activists equate this to Bribery in Government Departments as Students are denied admission if their Parents refuse Bribes. Several