Devbrat Patnaik

In a major development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a notification regarding ‘Introduction of Artificial Intelligence, Early Childhood Care Education and Yoga as New subjects in School curriculum from the Academic session 2019-2020’. It was earlier informed that the application for introducing the skill subjects for session 2019-2020 should be sent to CBSE by May 31, 2019.

However, in a latest notification the Director, Training and Skill Education Biswajit Saha, stated, "All Heads of affiliated schools of CBSE are hereby informed that the last date to apply for introducing skill subjects for session 2019-2020 has been extended up to July 19, 2019."

Other terms and conditions given in earlier aforesaid circular will remain the same. Therefore, schools which have not yet applied for skill  subjects for session 2019-2020, may submit duly filled application form accordingly, as per the details mentioned in the aforesaid circular.

For any further query, the schools may contact Joint Secretary, Department of Skill Education, CBSE, ‘Shiksha Sadan’, 17, Rouse Avenue, New Delhi-110002 through email at, the notification added.