Blog | Priyanka Bhattacharya Dutt | Monday February 15, 2016
So there I was whining,about applying to five schools until Mr. 31-Schools brought my world crashing down. Was I seriously denying my child the chance to be a part of our hallowed education system for the next 15 years of his life? What if he never got the chance to fulfill every Indian parent's dream and become a doctor or engineer? Would the worl...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 10, 2016
The Delhi government today told the High Court that management quota for nursery admission in private schools was "inherently prone to misuse", which led it to step in and scrap it.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 4, 2016
Delhi High Court today stayed AAP government's order scrapping management quota in nursery admissions in private schools, saying the decision was taken without the authority of law.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 3, 2016
Parents who may be aggrieved with AAP government's decision to fix four years as the upper age limit for nursery admission in private unaided schools in Delhi can appeal, the Delhi High Court said on Tuesday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 19, 2016
The Delhi High Court today told the AAP government to "set its house in order" by administering its schools and improving them instead of trying to "take over" admission process of private unaided schools.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 10, 2016
Scrapping of management quota for nursery admissions in private schools has thrown open 50 per cent extra seats for common man, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said, even as he asserted that the government had no intention of "interfering" into the daily affairs of the schools.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 10, 2016
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said his government harmed its own interest when it scrapped management quota in nursery-class admissions in private schools but he was confident the decision would "at least ensure a transparent admission process".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 6, 2016
Delhi High Court today sought the response of the AAP government on a three-year old child's plea challenging its order fixing an upper age limit for admission to entry-level classes in private unaided schools with the maximum age for nursery being set at four years.
Delhi News | Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Wednesday January 6, 2016
The Delhi cabinet has scrapped a separate quota in nursery admissions for children chosen by private school managements, popularly known as the 'management quota.' The only quota that will now remain is the 25 per cent seats set aside for children from the Economically Weaker Sections or EWS, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Wednesday. T...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 2, 2016
Nursery admissions began on Friday in over 1800 private unaided schools in the national capital where parents were confused about the enrollments under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) which has been made online for the first time.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 29, 2015
Delhi Government's Directorate of Education (DoE) today issued another warning to private schools in the national capital who have failed to notify their criteria for nursery admissions to do so by December 31 otherwise action would be taken against them.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 27, 2015
Despite the Delhi government warning them of strict action, over 900 private schools in the national capital are yet to notify the criteria for nursery admissions beginning January 1.
Delhi News | Friday July 10, 2015
Police have arrested the daughter of the alleged kingpin of the Delhi nursery admissions scam, coming one step closer to unravelling a racket that has brought several top city schools under the scanner.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 2, 2014
Nursery admissions in Delhi will have to wait till Monday as the Supreme Court sought the list of the parents who have moved it and the high court, for seeking admission under the transfer category.
Delhi News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from IANS) | Wednesday March 12, 2014
The Delhi High Court today stayed the draw of fresh lots till March 24. It asked the Delhi government to furnish details regarding nursery admissions in unaided private schools.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
The Delhi High Court today ordered the city government to conduct a fresh draw of lots "for all the seats" in nursery school admission and not just those which were vacated after scrapping of inter-state transfer category, saying "candidates having equal marks shall be considered equally".
Delhi News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Thursday February 27, 2014
The Directorate of Education (DoE) on Wednesday submitted before the Delhi High Court its report agreeing to scrap the controversial transfer point system in nursery admissions to city schools.
Delhi News | Bhairavi Singh | Sunday February 23, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on a Public Interest Litigation or PIL challenging the latest nursery admission guidelines which club the economically weaker sections with the category of children with disabilities.
Forums | Wednesday January 29, 2014
Facing problems in getting your child admitted to school? Post your questions here, we will get Delhi's Education Minister Manish Sisodia to answer your questions on NDTV's Agenda at 7:30 pm on Friday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 24, 2014
The Supreme Court today refused to stay the nursery admission process in the national capital, but agreed to hear the plea of private unaided schools on the issue on January 31.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 20, 2014
In a setback to unaided private schools, the Delhi High Court today dismissed their plea seeking a stay on city government's nursery admission guidelines that included scrapping of 20 per cent management quota.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 27, 2013
Reviewing an earlier order regarding nursery admission in private unaided schools in Delhi, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today relaxed the distance criteria for students from six kilometre to eight kilometre, giving parents more choices of schools for their children.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 25, 2013
The Delhi High Court today directed Delhi government to take a decision within three months on a plea for an amendment in admission procedure for nursery to bring it in line with the Right to Education (RTE) Act which prohibits screening of children for admissions.
Delhi News | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday January 1, 2013
It's a hectic time for hundreds of parents across the national capital as admission forms for nursery go on sale from today. Schools will sell and accept forms through the next fortnight, a schedule that they will have to strictly abide by as per a directive by the Delhi government.
Delhi News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday January 6, 2012
The Delhi High Court will today hear a petition filed by an NGO asking for a stay on the Delhi government's order allowing private schools to consider children who are over three years of age for admission in pre-school (nursery).
Delhi News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 2, 2012
It's that time of the year again when parents scramble for a seat in schools for their young ones as 'Mission Nursery Admission' begins in Delhi today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 1, 2012
With the nursery admission process in Delhi starting from tomorrow, parents are all set for the winter scramble to secure a seat for their tiny tots in schools of their choice.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 16, 2010
Delhi Government did not appear averse to the Centre's suggestion on increasing minimum age for admission in nursery schools from three to four years.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 15, 2010
The minimum age for admission into nursery classes in Delhi should be increased to four years, says expert panel
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 1, 2010
After undergoing a rigorous selection procedure, parents of tiny tots aiming for seats in top nursery schools in Delhi say they are now facing the biggest hurdle -- 'donation fees' which ranged from Rs 50,000 to Rs 5 lakh.