CBSE exam fee hike: Delhi SC/ST students to continue paying Rs 50, city govt to pay rest
The decision for giving the relief to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students here was taken following the directions of the HRD Ministry, CSBE secretary Anurag Tripathi said.
The CBSE recently announced hike in board exam fess across categories.
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Tripathi said on Tuesday that the Board has decided to restore the practice of charging only Rs. 50 from schools for SC and ST candidates for 10th and 12th Board examinations.
Last week, the fees for Class 10 and 12 general category students was doubled from Rs 750 to Rs 1,500 for five subjects.
The fees for SC and ST students in Delhi, who were paying only Rs 50 while the Delhi government was giving the rest of the amount as subsidy, was raised to Rs 1,200.