In 2015-16, he said 26 VIP references were received for admission to these schools and admission was granted in 4 cases while it was not given in 22 instances because of non-availability of seats.
Bhamre said these schools were not run by the government and there was a priority provision for the wards of defence personnel.
He said the fee structure was based on the rank of the army personnel and added that for civilian students, the fee was comparable to private schools in the area.
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