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Online admission for entry-level EWS/DG seats

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Directorate of Education will conduct process from 2019-20 session onwards

To maintain uniformity in admissions under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Disadvantaged Group (DG) category for entry-level classes in all private unaided recognised schools of Delhi except minority schools, the Directorate of Education will conduct the process online from the 2019-20 session onwards.

GPS coordinates

A circular released by the DoE has asked all district-level officers to verify and update the list of all private unaided schools in Delhi along with their GPS coordinates. Schools have been given time till Thursday to check EWS/DG vacancies and update the information in case of any discrepancy from the records available with the DoE.

“If no representation is received from the school concerned, then it will be presumed that the data available with the DoE is correct and students will be allotted accordingly through computerised draw of lots. Thereafter, school shall not deny admission, ” added the DoE circular.

RTE Act

It added in case admission is denied once it has been allotted by draw of lots, necessary action will be taken against the school.

According to the RTE Act 2009, all private unaided recognised schools are under obligation to admit in entry-level classes at least 25% of the class strength children belonging to weaker sections and disadvantage group from the neighbourhood, and provide free and compulsory elementary education till its completion

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