Merely 215 schools in race for UP Board affiliation
PRAYAGRAJ [Maha Media]: Merely 215 schools from all over the state have applied for affiliation. Last year, the board had received 2020 applications from schools vying for affiliation with the board counted among the largest examination bodies in the world, informed officials.
According to information, the board presently has over 28,000 affiliated government-run, government-aided and unaided schools spread across 75 districts of UP, they added. “Among the 173 schools that have applied for new affiliation this year, 82 have sought affiliation for high school while 91 wish to get affiliated for the intermediate level. Another 42 schools already affiliated with the board for a stream or subjects have now applied for affiliation for a new stream or subject.
Last year, 2020 schools had applied for affiliation. The Board had recommended affiliation for 984 schools, including 767 schools in race for new affiliation with effect from 2021-22 sessions. Students of these schools would be eligible to appear in board exams from 2022 onwards.