The application process is underway for admission to general seats of pre-primary classes of private schools in Delhi. Simultaneously, the Directorate of Education has also expedited the admission process in the seats of low income group (EWS) and disadvantaged class (DG) quota. Under this, the directorate has summoned information from private schools for seats in EWS quota. The directorate has made it clear to private schools that no private schools will be able to reduce the seats of EWS quota as part of the admission process that is being started for the current academic session. All private schools will also have to enroll in the seats of EWS quota in the same session as in the previous four academic sessions.
Filing of information requested
start preparing for admission to EWS quota of seats, the Directorate has sought information from the schools. Under this, the Directorate’s private school branch has sought information from the District Education Directors about the schools falling in their areas, their correct GPS location and the total seats under the EWS quota. According to the information received from the directorate, information has been sought from all private schools except the Moinority schools to start the admission process of EWS quota. This work is in the final stages.
Directorate of Education can start the application process in the second week of March for admission to the quota seats in the EWS quota seats in the second week of March. According to information received from the directorate, preparations to start the admission process of EWS quota are in the final stage. Although the date has not been set yet, the application process for admission will be started from the second week of March. Dates will be announced soon.
25 per cent seats reserved for EWS quota
Under the Right to Education Act, 25 per cent of the total seats in private schools are reserved for the children of EWS quota. The Directorate of Education invites centralized online applications for admission to these seats. Under this, parents do not have to go to school and apply from the website of the directorate. At the same time, the directorate conducts the draw based on these applications received. In this, the school is allocated to the eligible children for admission. For this, GPS location is used. With this help, the children are allocated priority for admission to the school near their home.