EWS Admissions: All you Need to Know

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Mayank Jain
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EWS Admissions: All you Need to Know


In this article, we attempt to clarify the eligibility criteria, documents required, validity of the certificate, and other commonly asked questions related to the Economically Weaker Sections category.


Eligibility for EWS certificate

-    Should not be covered under the scheme of - SC/ST/OBC

-   Should have an annual family income of fewer than 8 lakhs including all sources of income - salary, agriculture, land, business, profession, etc.

-       The term “Family” includes the person, his/her parents, and siblings below the age of 18 years and his/her spouse and children below 18 years.

-      Should not have the following assets:

  • 1.5 acres of agricultural land
  • Residential area of below 1000 sq. ft. 
  • Residential plot of 100 sq. and 200 sq. yards according to different state norms.

-      The property held by the family in different locations would all be clubbed during the determination of eligibility.


Also read: How to apply for school admissions


EWS Certificate Document requirements


  • Aadhaar Card   
  • ID Proof  
  • Pan card
  • BPL card
  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Affidavit/Self Declaration
  • Land/property documents
  • Residential proof/Domicile Certificate    
  • Passport-sized photograph      


Validity of EWS certificate


The EWS certificate is considered valid for one year from the date it has been made. 


Listed here are some common FAQs regarding the EWS category school admissions:


What are the steps to fill the admission form under the EWS/DG category for Private Unaided Schools of Delhi? (EWS admissions in Delhi)

-      Click the link EWS/DG admissions available at www.edudel.nic.in

-      Register and fill out the application form.

-      Take a printout.

-      Soon a date will be announced.


Schools where online admission of EWS/DG category can be sought?


According to Delhi School Education Act & Rules, 1973 and private unaided provisionally recognized under RTE ACT, 2009, all private unaided schools of Delhi, recognized by the EDUCATION DEPARTMENT are eligible for admission.


EWS/DG admissions for which classes can be sought online?

It's eligible for all entry-level classes i.e. Nursery/Pre-School, KG/Pre-primary, and Class-I.


What percentage of seats under the EWS category are available in a school?

25% of total seats at every entry-level class of the school.


Can a  candidate of the EWS category also apply under General seats?



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Shompa Das
3 months ago
Is there any relaxation in fees after getting admission under this EWS category?

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