CBSE : 1st CBSE Expression Series for the Session 2023-24

Date: 21.04.2023
Circular No: Acad-52/2023

All the Heads of Schools Affiliated to CBSE
Subject: 1st CBSE EXPRESSION SERIES for the Session 2023-24
1. The 1st Expression Series for the session 2023-24 will be based on the theme ‘Skill Development in India: From Local to Global’ on the following topics:

Class Category



Primary (Class 3 to 5)

Paragraph (150 words) / Painting

A famous Indian personality who achieved success through his/her skills


Skills a child needs to excel

Middle (Class 6 to 8)

Essay (400 words)/ Painting/ Poem

According to me, the best example of Kabaad se Jugaad is….


Local skill of my district which I can promote

Secondary (Class 9 to 10)

Essay (700 words) / Painting / Poem

Emerging industries and required skills


Role of Education in Skill Development

Senior Secondary (Class 11 to 12)

Essay (1000 words) / Painting / Poem

Globalization and need for globally-relevant skills


Skill development for inclusive and sustainable economic growth

Conduct of Expression Series:
1st CBSE Expression Series for the Session 2023-24
a. Conduct at the School Level:
  • Schools shall organise the school level Expression Series during school hours on the above topics from 24th April to 3rd May, 2023. Information of conduct of the Expression Series should be given to all students.

  • For participation in Expression Series activities, i.e. Essays/ Paragraphs/ Paintings/Poems etc., please use participants’ sheet given as Annexure I or a sheet with all details as given therein.

  • Photographs / Essays can be written in Hindi or English.

  • Schools shall complete the evaluation of entries and shortlist one entry per class category (total 04 entries from a school) for onward submission to CBSE.

  • Entries must be supported by a Certificate of the Head of the Institution/ Teacher In-charge that the entry is the original work of the participant.
b. Submission of the Shortlisted Entry by Schools to CBSE:
  • Schools can submit/upload the entries from 4th May to 13th May, 2023 using an android phone through CBSE Expression Series App available at Google Play store. For guidelines of the process of submission, please see  Annexure II.

  • Each participant will get an online certificate of participation at the registered e-mail ID, after the successful submission of entry on CBSE Expression Series App.

  • 10 best entries of each category will be selected by each CBSE Region for selection of winners at National Level.

  • Three best entries will be selected at the national level. All of these best entries shall be compiled in the form of a booklet for display on CBSE website.

  • 10 best entries at the Regional Level (160 entries from 16 ROs) and 03 best entries at the National Level will be given an E- certificate of Merit by the Board. The Certificate will be mailed at the CBSE Shiksha e-mail ID of the school.
c. The  decision  of  the  evaluation  committee  shall  be  final  and  no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

In case of any query,  kindly contact at 011-23232106 during office hours or e-mail at  [email protected]

With Best Wishes

Dr. Joseph Emmanuel
Director (Academics)

Copy to the respective Heads of Directorates, Organizations and Institutions as indicated below with a request to disseminate the information to all the schools under their jurisdiction:

1. The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18 Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110016.
2. The Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, B-15, Sector-62, Institutional Area, Noida-201309.
3. The  Secretary,  Eklavya  Model  Residential  Schools  (EMRS),  Ministry  of  Tribal Affairs, Government of India.
4. The Secretary, Sainik Schools Society, Room No. 101, D-1 Wing, Sena Bhawan, NewDelhi-110001.
5. The Chairman, Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, N-1/9, Near Doordarshan Kendra, PO Sainik School Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odhisha-751005.

6. The Director of Education, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Old Secretariat, Delhi-110 054.
7. The Director of Public Instructions (Schools), Union Territory Secretariat, Sector 9,Chandigarh-160017.
8. The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim –737101.
9. The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar –791 111.
10. The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair – 744101.
11. The  Director  of  Education,  S.I.E.,  CBSE  Cell,  VIP  Road,  Junglee  Ghat,  P.O. 744103,A&N Island.
12. The Director, Central Tibetan School Administration, ESSESS Plaza, Community Centre, Sector -3, Rohini, Delhi.
13. The Additional Director General of Army Education, A –Wing, Sena Bhawan, DHQ, PO,New Delhi-110001.
14. The Secretary AWES, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), FDRC Building No. 202,Shankar Vihar (Near APS), Delhi Cantt-110010.
15. The Director of School Education, Ladakh, Room No. 101, 102 Ground Floor, Council Secretariat, Kurbathang, Kargil-Ladakh.
16. The Director of School Education, Ladakh, Room No. 101, 102 Ground Floor, Council Secretariat, Kurbathang, Kargil-Ladakh.
17. The Director of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, 3rd Floor, B block, Anjaneya Towers, VTPS Rd, Bhimaraju Gutta, Ibrahimpatnam, Andhra Pradesh PIN : 521456.
18. All Regional Directors/Regional Officers of  CBSE with  the  request to send  this circularto all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions.
19. All Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary/ Assistant Secretary/SPS / Analyst, CBSE
20. All Head(s)/ In-Charge(s), Centre of Excellence, CBSE.
21. In charge IT Unit with the request to put this Circular on the CBSE Academic Website.
22. In-Charge, Library.
23. DS to Chairperson, CBSE.
24. SPS to Secretary, CBSE.
25. SPS to Director (Academics), CBSE.
26. SPS to Director (Information Technology), CBSE.
27. PPS to Controller of Examinations, CBSE.
28. SPS to Director (Skill Education), CBSE.
29. PPS to Director (Professional Examinations), CBSE.
30. PS to Director (Training), CBSE.
31. PPS to Director (CTET), CBSE.
32. PA to Director (Media & PR) CBSE.
33. Record File.
Director (Academics)

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