RTE application dates declared

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Feb 2019 10:35:47


 

Staff Reporter,

Parents can start filling application forms from February 25


The admission process in schools under Right To Education (RTE) Act in Maharashtra for the year 2019-20 has been started on the official website, from Friday. Interested persons can fill the application form by visiting the RTE Maharashtra website.


Parents can apply for the admission process from February 25. The private schools are required to reserve 25 per cent of seats of entry level classes for the children of weaker section and ensure their free education up to Class 8. The main aim of the  Act is to provide quality education to wards of economically weaker section of the society.
Under the RTE, total 7,002 seats are available in 663 schools of Nagpur for the academic session 2019-20. Over 23,000 students applied for admission under the RTE last year. This year, the figure is likely to go up to 25,000.


The registration process for schools has already commenced on Friday and it will end on February 22.  The off-line application process will be held from February 25 to March 11 and draws will be held on March 14 and 15.
For on-line application, applicants must fill the form for admission in school near their residence. Application form with student details in clear and legible format are needed. It is mandatory for parents to provide an active mobile number.