The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased the examination fees for Class 10 and 12 Board examinations 2020 on no profit no loss principle, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

The fee hike by CBSE from Rs 750 to Rs 1,500 for all categories of students, including SC/ST candidates for all schools across India, except for schools of Delhi government, the Human Resource Development Minister said.

For 1,299 schools of Delhi government, examination fee for all categories of Class X students has been increased from Rs 375 to Rs 1,200 and for Class XII students from Rs 600 to Rs 1,200, he said.

He said that the CBSE is a self-financed and self-reliant board and generates its own resources. “It does not take any funds from the consolidated fund of India or any other authority for its expenses”.

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