Source: Times of India
After a lot of speculations and confusions, the Delhi nursery admissions for the session 2021-22 finally began this Monday. The admission forms will be accepted by the schools till March 4, after which the schools will release the 1st and 2nd list of admitted students on March 20th and March 25th, respectively. This will be followed by the completion of the admission procedure on March 31 and classes will then start on April 1.
The DoE had earlier maintained that a student should not be less than 3 years and more than 4 years of age to be applicable for admission into the Nursery class. But as per a recent announcement, the Directorate of Education has asked schools to provide a 30-day relaxation on the age criteria. According to the recent circular issued by the DoE, school principals have the liberty to take decisions regarding age relaxation for admissions. The age limit earlier decided for admissions for 3-4 for Nursery, 4-5 for KG and 56 for admission into Class I. That is, it had to ensured that the child completes the preferred age for admission until 311 March 2021. But now the parents can seek a 30 day relaxation for both the minimum and maximum age limits. That means, even a 2 year 11 month old child and a 4 year 1 month old child can apply for admission into Nursery.
This relaxation will apply to both private and government schools. For students with physical and mental disabilities, the relaxation period can be extended after discussion with the school administration.