Documents Required for Delhi Nursery Admission 2023-24

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Mayank Jain
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Documents for Delhi nursery admission 2023-24

The DoE (Directorate of Education) recently announced that nursery admissions in Delhi are all set to begin from December 1, for the academic session 2023-24. And like every year, the race for admissions is about to begin.

Prior to admissions, a parent's mind is often clouded with queries and confusion, especially in regard to the documents required for admission. However, to ease parents of such worries, the DoE has already released a list of documents that parents need to keep ready to sail through the Delhi nursery admissions 2023-24.


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Documents Required for Delhi Nursery Admissions 2023-24

Generally, different schools in Delhi might ask you for different documents at the time of nursery admission. These documents are mostly required during the time of admission, however, some documents are to be submitted even while applying for admission, 

Have a look at the DoE-approved list of documents that you must keep handy for Delhi nursery admissions 2023-24.

Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Corporation or an equivalent authority. The child’s name with other relevant information such as date of birth and parent’s name should be there and it should be attested by the Registrar of Birth. Make sure that the birth certificate has the child's name spelt correctly.

Address Proof

You need to have any one of the following as valid address proof in your ensemble of Nursery admissions 2023-24 Delhi documents:

  • Passport
  • Ration/Smart Card issued in the name of parents(Mother/Father, having the name of the child).
  • Domicile certificate of child or of his/her parents.
  • Voter I-Card (EPIC) of any of the parents.
  • Latest paid Electricity bill/MTNL telephone bill in the name of either of the parents.
  • Aadhaar Card/UID card issued in the name of either of the parents
  • Lease Deed in the name of either of the parents

Schools generally do not accept rent agreements as proof of residence. However, some schools might accept a rent agreement as proof of residence if the rent agreement is older than 6 months. It is however advised to avoid using a rent agreement as address proof.

Please Note: Schools ask for a maximum of two residential proofs. Make sure that the address proof is in the name of either of the parents.

Passport-Size Photographs

Do keep multiple copies ready of the child and both parents individually.

Family Photograph

At least one copy of a photograph of father, mother and child, taken not long than 3 months ago.

Vaccination Card/ HealthCertificate

Should be issued by a registered medical practitioner.

Unless your desired school asks for additional documents, these would be sufficient for admission. Nevertheless never be overconfident or carefree till your child has got admission.


Additional Documents Nursery Admission 2023-24

Here is a list of the additional Nursery admissions 2023-24 Delhi documents that the schools might ask for:

Religious Minority Documents:

Keep a letter from the parish/ priest/ pastor ready if you are a Christian. A similar community certificate is required if you are from another religious minority.

Single Parent Proof:

Death certificate issued by the authorities or a divorcee decree, whichever is applicable.

Sibling’s ID card, Fee Receipt, Report Card etc

For siblings studying in the same school.

Alumnus Proof

Parents' mark sheets and pass certificates of 10th or 12th standard, if applying for admission to the same school.

First Child Affidavit

To be secured from nearby court if you are looking to avail first child points.

Staff’s latest ID Card

In case the applicant is a staff ward.

Please note: In transfer cases, one needs to provide proof of transfer to Delhi Certificate/Transfer – order and joining report stating the date of transfer and joining.

Apply to Schools in Delhi 2023-24

Also Read | Delhi Nursery Admissions 2023-24, Check Schedule

Nursery Admissions Form Filling Guidelines 2023-24

Age Criteria for Delhi Nursery Admissions 2023-2024


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