The Directorate of Education (DoE) announced that online application for admission against seats reserved for EWS/DG and children with special needs category in private schools will open on Tuesday, a month after the process started for the open seats in such schools.
For the first time, the centralised online admission process will encompass private schools recognised by municipal corporations, over and above those recognised by the Delhi government’s department of education. However, according to the DoE circular, the process will be applicable only to the North and East corporations.
Director of Education Sanjay Goel had earlier told The Indian Express that the South Delhi Municipal Corporation had not come on board. However, a senior offical in the South body’s education department said the civic body would take part in the centralised process. “There might have been a delay in some data reaching the directorate. We will comply with the process,” the official said.
Further, the guidelines issued by the department also state that the condition which required applicants to have a minimum residency period of three years in the capital has been waived off, and that any person with residence proof of Delhi can apply for these seats if they fulfil other criteria under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.