CBSE to send 182 students to Japan on exchange program
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked Principals to send in student and teacher nominations for the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth Programme (JENESYS).
The Ministry of Human Resource Development is sending a group of 182 students to visit Japan as part of JENESYS.
The initiative has been taken by CBSE to deepen mutual understanding among young people and to lay the foundation for a future bond among the youths in Asian and Oceanian countries. CBSE is encouraging teachers and students to be a part of the JENESYS programme to promote its interest in Japan through various exchange programmes.
The principals of various schools, affiliated to CBSE, have been asked to nominate 350 students and 30 teachers for the programme. Principals an nominate students for each category and only one teacher can be sent from each school to supervise and cooperate with the Embassy of Japan.
Students are to be nominated from class 9 to 12 onwards and teachers should not be more than 54 years. All expenses, including air travel and lodging in Japan will be borne by the Government of Japan.
The last date for nominations is July 23, 2014 and there are no extensions beyond the stipulated date.
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