The race for nursery seats, in the national capital, will officially kick-start from December 15 and today the private schools have released the eligibility criteria for the admission as per the order of the Directorate of Education of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi for nursery, kindergarten and class 1 admission. 1600 private schools, in the city, have come up with their own criteria and point systems, which will decide the final admission list. Many schools have preferred to take students residing within 1-3 kilometre radius. Sibling quota, parents being alumni of the school, single child, first child are the other important criteria for this year’s admission.
The enrolment process will end in March.
Delhi Nursery Admission Schedule
Application submission will continue till January 7 and the first admission list is expected on February 4.
Following a Delhi High Court order, the government has capped the age for the nursery admission this year. The government has set an upper age limit of less than four years to be eligible for nursery, less than five years for kindergarten, and less than six years for admission to Class 1.
A Beginner’s Guide To Delhi Nursery Admission
25% of the total seats will be reserved for those belonging to economically weaker sections/ disadvantaged groups (EWS/ DG) category.
‘No deviation from the above schedule shall be permitted. Each school shall display the aforesaid admission schedule on its notice board and website,’ the Directorate has said. ‘Each school shall ensure that application forms for admission are made available to all applicants till the last date of submission of admission,’ it added.