The council, runs around 2000 schools across the country. CISCE Chairman Jose Aikara says "We have decided to reduce the fees from Rs. 21000 to 1000 this time".
Students might be shocking about this news, excited too. Jose, on a sideline of a function here said "The council had increased the examination fees as it required funds for various purpose. The council has decided to cut the amount from next year for the benefit of students".
Last year, about 1.60 lakh students in class 10 and 80,000 students in class 12 examinations had appeared. The number of candidates for both the examinations were expected to increase this year. CISCE had already introduced the common syllabus at the higher secondary level. The students would appear for the examinations in 2014 as per the common syllabus designed as per the suggestions given by experts, he added.
However, CBSE would maintain its identity from others adding a few more subjects in some courses. Also, extra courses which are relevant to the students will help them in all India Joint Entrance Examinations for the professional courses have been added.
Well, that was a news announced by the ICSE Board paving happiness to students as well as their parents.