Published by: Sukanya Nandy
Last updated: Oct 19, 2023 4:03 PM IST
The registration process for admission for students from general category to Kindergarten, KG and Class 1 in private schools will begin here on November 23, according to a notification issued by the Directorate of Education. The last date for submitting admission forms is December 15, and the first admission list will be released on January 12 next year, the report said.
There is a reservation of 25 percent of seats for students from economically weaker sections (EWS) and disadvantaged groups (DG), and children with disabilities in private schools. A separate list will be released for them. For admission to preschool (kindergarten), kindergarten (KG) and Class 1, the minimum age – as on March 31 – should be three years, four years and five years respectively, according to the notification. Preschool, Kindergarten and Class 1 are classified as entry-level classes and the upper limit for admission is less than four years, less than five years and less than six years respectively.
The notification stated that “age relaxation for admission up to 30 days may be allowed at the principal level in the minimum and upper age limits for these classes”. After the publication of the first list, schools can answer questions from parents from January 13 to 22. “Parents can approach the headmaster/principal to seek age relaxation through a manual application,” the notification said.
The Directorate of Education (DoE) also directed that a monitoring cell should be set up in each district under the chairmanship of the district deputy director. These officials are to “ensure that private unaided schools must upload the criteria and their marks to the online module available on their website as per the prescribed timeline and further ensure that the school does not adopt the criteria set by the department have been abolished. and affirmed by the Supreme Court,” the notice said.
“The supervisory cells will also ensure that all schools upload the details of children who have applied for admission under open seats and the marks allotted to each of them as per their points system and the details of all children admitted into the school on the DoE website,” the report said. declared. Schools must upload the admission criteria and their marks to the online module before November 20. If there is a tie among the registrations, lots will be drawn automatically or via slips in the presence of the parents. The draw will be recorded on video and the images will be kept by the school.
Purchasing the prospectus is not mandatory along with the admission form and only Rs 25 as registration fee can be charged from the parents, the notification said. The admission process last year started on December 1.
Unaided Recognized Private Schools Action Committee chairman Bharat Arora said the “early announcement of entry level admissions in Delhi is very valuable as this will provide clarity to parents and schools to plan for the upcoming (academic) session”. “Schools will also be given sufficient time to prepare for the next session in terms of any changes or upgrades in infrastructure or other resources,” he added.
(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – PTI)