• Directorate of Education statement on the status of ongoing nursery admissions procedure for the academic session 2017-18 for the benefit of parents of children and general public : 


Dated : 05/1/2017 

The admission process for the Entry Level Classes (Nursery/KG or Prep/1st Standard) has begun w.e.f.  02.01.2017 in All Private Unaided Recognized Schools (except those schools which have been allotted Government land with the express clause of giving admission to children of Neighbourhood/Locality).

As per orders of Hon’ble High Court of Delhi, all Private Schools have to adopt  the criteria of admission which must be clear, well defined, equitable, non discriminatory, unambiguous and transparent.

Any grievance with regard to the admission process or the complaints related to donation/capitation fee being charged by schools, non display of criteria/procedure of admissions, non-availability of admission forms or any other complaint may be lodged at the following web link:

Further, it is also informed that the list of schools which are situated on the Government Land, for which the guidelines are yet to be issued, may be downloaded at the following link of the website of the department.          Public Circulars        Admission Schedule for Entry Level Classes (Below Six Years of Age) for Open Seats in Private Unaided Recognized Schools of Delhi for the Session 2017-18 @ Private School Branch)

The total number of Entry Level Seats (which includes Nursery/KG or Prep/1st Standard) and clear cut criteria as described have to be displayed by the schools on their websites & notice boards in a transparent manner.

The schools must transparently declare & display the list of short listed children along with breakup of marks allotted on each criterion.  For clarification of grievances/doubts of parents, specific time has been given from 16th to 18th February, 2017.

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