CBSE clarifies that hike in exam fees is meant for whole country

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a clarification on the increase in the exam fee structure for students. Releasing a statement in this regard, the board dismissed media reports suggesting that the fee hike was just for students in the national capital.

In its statement, titled ‘Facts About Exam Fee’, the board has categorically mentioned that the fee has been hiked for all parts of the country, and not especially for Delhi. The CBSE has also mentioned that the increase has come after five years.

It is clarified that the CBSE has increased board exams fee pan India and not especially for Delhi, as misrepresented by some portions of the media. This increase is after a gap of 5 years. The Board had not increased the fee in the last five years, reads the statement.