EWS & DG Category Admission Form for Nursery 2019-20 Delhi

DelE Directorate of Education



15 February, 2018

Complete Details of: DelE Directorate of Education

Posted On: 15 January, 19

The Delhi government has barred 43 private unaided city schools from starting their nursery admission process as they have failed to upload the eligibility criteria — a mandatory guideline — on their websites even a day after the extended deadline. The Directorate of Education (DoE) has issued a list wherein they have named the defaulting schools.

The schools will not be allowed to start with admissions for the session 2019-20 unless there are some clear reasons justifying their act, DoE officials said, adding that deputy directors (education), heading each district, have been asked to issue notices to these schools.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission

The children whose parents have an annual income of less than 1 Lakh Rupees are eligible for the Admission. Apart from the general category, there is a reservation of 25% who would not need to pay the fees. Though the vacant number of seats in this category is not disclosed yet but as per the reports after the admission of general category, the admissions to this category will start. In Delhi there are 1700 private schools that have approx 1.25 lakh seats for nursery admission.

Tentative Date is First week of January 2019 around 5th

Age Limit:

  • Nursery or Pre-School: Age Limit is 3 to 5 years on March 31, year of admission
  • KG or Pre-Primary: Age Limit is 4 to 6 years on March 31, year of admission
  • Class I (first): Age Limit is 5 to 7 years on March 31, year of admission

Seat Quota:

A minimum of 25% of the total seats of the private schools are allotted at the entry level. This is as per the Right to Education Act 2009.

Events Date
Uploading details of schools / residential areas
falling in neighborhood of each participating
2nd week of Jan 2019
Taking suggestions from schools regarding
residential areas in the neighborhood of the
participant schools by a team set-up at the
zonal level, for further streamlining of details.
2nd week of Jan 2019
Opening of online module for filling online
1st week of Jan 2019
Last date of submission of online application by
the EWS/DG category applicants.
3rd week of Feb 2019
The date of first computerized draw of lots 2nd week of Mar 2019

How to Apply

The last date & time for submission of Online application is 15 February, 2018

About DelE Directorate of Education

Delhi Directorate of Education is the department under the education ministry of Delhi Government that manages the city's public school system. It is one of the India's largest school education system. Delhi government has made several efforts for the growth of education in Delhi.

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