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Notice Writing: CBSE | Class 12 | Sample Notice | Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks on How to Write a Notice.

What is a Notice?

  • A Notice is a very short piece of writing usually written in formal style.

  • It is widely used by individuals and organization to announce events, occasions, celebrations, lost and found etc.

How to write an effective Notice?

  • Name of the Organization, Institution or Office. Issuing it.

  • The word ‘NOTICE’

  • Date of Issuing.

  • The date of notice can be placed at the top right

  • A suitable description, caption or heading.

  • Notice can use capital letters details such as name of organizations, an important detail in the message itself.

  • Details of Schedule (Date, Time, Venue, programme purpose/who is to attend etc.)

  • Signature, name and designation of the person issuing the notice.

  • Tone of the language-formal.

  • Usually future time references predominate over other tense forms.

  • Draw the box and ensure the word limit (50 words).

Do's and Don'ts

Do's of Writing a Notice for School Notice Board:

1. Start with a clear and concise heading: Use a bold and attention-grabbing heading to clearly convey the purpose of the notice.

2. Provide relevant details: Include important information such as date, time, venue, and any specific requirements or instructions related to the notice.

3. Use simple and easy-to-understand language: Write the notice in a language that is easily comprehensible to the target audience, using simple and clear sentences.

4. Be specific and concise: Avoid lengthy explanations or unnecessary details. Stick to the essential information and keep the notice concise.

5. Use bullet points or numbered lists: Organize information using bullet points or numbered lists to make it easier to read and understand.

6. Highlight important information: Use bold or underline formatting to emphasize crucial details or important deadlines.

7. Proofread for errors: Before posting the notice, double-check for any spelling or grammatical errors to ensure clarity and professionalism.

Don'ts of Writing a Notice for School Notice Board:

1. Don't use jargon or complex language: Avoid using technical terms or complicated language that might confuse the readers. Keep the notice simple and easily understandable.

2. Don't include irrelevant information: Stick to the main purpose of the notice and avoid including unnecessary or unrelated details that may distract the readers.

3. Don't make assumptions: Provide all the essential details and avoid assuming that the readers already know certain information. Make the notice informative and complete.

4. Don't use excessive decoration: While it's essential to make the notice visually appealing, avoid using excessive decorations, colors, or fonts that may hinder readability or distract from the message.

5. Don't forget to mention contact information: Always provide contact information or a designated person to address any queries or provide further information related to the notice.

6. Don't use informal or unprofessional language: Maintain a professional tone throughout the notice. Avoid using slang, abbreviations, or informal language that may undermine the credibility of the notice.

7. Don't forget to date the notice: Always include the date when the notice is posted. This helps in keeping track of the timelines and ensures that the notice is up-to-date.

By following these do's and don'ts, you can create an effective and well-presented notice that effectively communicates the intended information to the readers.

CBSE Marking Scheme

  • Format :1

  • Content : 2

  • Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar : 1

Word Limit

50 words

Sample Notice

1. You are In-charge of cultural club of Ambuja Vidya Niketan, Upparwahi. Draft a Notice for your school notice board inviting students to participate in the Inter-House singing competition. Sign as Aman/ Kritika.

​ Ambuja Vidya Niketan, Upparwahi



All the students are hereby informed that an Inter-House Singing- Competition is going to be organized in the school as per the details given below. This selection is for the students to perform at zonal level.

Date: 15 July, 20 XX Time: 11 AM Venue: School Assembly Hall

Interested and talented students may send their entries to participate by 11 July, 2023 to the undersigned.

Aman/ Kritika In-charge Cultural Club

2. As the Sports Captain of your school write a notice for school notice board informing budding cricketers to attend trials for the selection of under-18 school Cricket team.

​ Ambuja Vidya Niketan, Upparwahi

NOTICE 23 June 20XX


This is to inform to our cricket players that selection to school teams will be made on 29 June, 20XX between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM in the school playground. Budding players who wish to be in the school team must attend the trials with complete cricket kits. In all 20 players will be short-listed for each team purely on the basis of their batting/bowling & fielding performance.

ANKUR SHARMA Sports Captain

Bonus Info: Additional content for the above topic

Who can participate?

All students who are under 18 years of age and are passionate about cricket are invited to participate in the trials. This is your chance to showcase your cricket skills and represent our school in upcoming tournaments.

What to expect?

During the trials, you will have the opportunity to showcase your batting, bowling, and fielding abilities. The coaches and selectors will closely observe your performance and make decisions based on your skills and potential.

How to participate?

If you are interested in participating in the trials, please sign up by providing your name and contact information at the Sports Office.

Important Notes:

  1. Please come prepared with your cricket gear, including a bat, pads, gloves, helmet, and appropriate sports shoes.

  2. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing suitable for cricket.

  3. Reach the venue on time to avoid missing your chance to showcase your skills.

For any further information or queries, please contact the undersigned. Let's come together and make our school cricket team the best it can be! We look forward to seeing all the talented cricketers at the trials. Best regards, xxxxxxxxxx Sports Captain.

3. You are Rachit / Rachna, Incharge of Cultural Club of New Public School, Delhi. Draft a notice for your school notice board inviting students to participate in the Inter House Dance Competition which is going to be organised in your school.

​ New Public School, Delhi


Inter House Dance Competition

14th July, 2023

All the students are hereby informed that an inter house dance competition is going to be organised in our school on 15 August 2023 at 10 am in the school auditorium. The winners will be selected for zonal level. Interested students may give their names to the undersigned for participation latest by 05 June 2018.

Rachit / Rachna

Incharge, Cultural Club

Questions for Practice

1. You are the Editor of your school magazine. Draft a notice for your school Notice Board inviting articles, poems, jokes, sketches etc. from the students for your school magazine. Sign as Neha/ Neeraj, SKV, Vikas Puri.

2. The Cultural Club of DAV Public School Noida is organising a 'Talent Hunt' evening. Pt. Ravi Shankar, the eminent vocalist will be the Guest of Honour. As Mridul / Mridula, the Secretary of the Cultural Club, draft a notice to inform the students and invite their names with details. Draft a notice in not more than 50 words.

3. As the "Head boy / Head Girl of Government Girls Senior Sec. School, Dilshad Garden, Delhi. You are organising a career counselling session for XI & XII students of your school. Write a notice giving details of it to be displayed on your school notice board.

4. Your school R.P.V.V. Gandhi Nagar, Delhi has completed 25 years of meritorious service to the society. As President of the Student Council of your school, write a notice in not more than 50 words, informing and inviting the name of the students to participate in the Silver Jubilee Celebration of the School. You are Ram / Radhika

5. You are Mrs. R. Ganguly, the Sr. Art and Craft teacher of Riverdale High School, Assam. Draft a notice in about 50 words to inform students about an Art and Craft Mela that will be held in the School premises. Mention other necessary details.

6. You are Rajan / Rachna, the Secretary of the Debating Society of your school, R.S.B.V. Rajgarh Colony, Delhi Write a notice in about 50 words informing students about an inter school debate. The motion for the debate is, 'Co-education does more good than harm'. Mention all pertinent details in the notice.

7. The Resident's Welfare Association of MAIAApartments, Delhi is starting Yoga and Laughter Club. The inauguration is on Sunday, September 12. Write a notice inviting residents to the inauguration. Also mention the activities that the Club will undertake.

8. You are Seema/Sumit secretary of a Health Club. Draft notice for the member's informing them about the change in timings of yoga classes in summers also provide other related details in about 50 word.

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  • Support Material ( Class XII (English Core) )Directorate of Education, GNCT of Delhi Delhi Govt.

  • CBSE English_core_SrSec_2023-24 ( Curriculum Document)



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