Delhi Nursery Admission Process will start from 1st December 2022. Delhi Nursery admissions 2023 dates were announced on 21 November 2022 by Delhi Government. As compared to last year admission to the class Nursery, KG and first in Delhi schools will start early this year for admission to academic session 2023-24. The admission process for all schools in Delhi starts at the same time and covers all private schools. The online/offline application process will be closed on 23 December 2022, as per the schedule released by Delhi government’s Directorate of Education (DoE). We advised you to know about school infrastructure and read reviews about the schools in Delhi before applying for admission.
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The DoE has instructed all private schools in Delhi to upload their admission criteria along with points for each criterion for admission in open seats (non-EWS/DG/CWSN category seats), on its official website by 28th November 2022.
Admission process for Entry Level Classes (below 6 years of age) in private schools of Delhi for admissions in Open seats (other than EWS/DG/CWSN category seats) for the academic session 2023-24 will begin from 1st December 2022.
Check for more information, Nursery admission in Delhi process and admission schedule for 2023-24 session.
Delhi Nursery Admission 2023 Process
All schools will share the criteria adopted including points for each criterion for admission under Open seats at Entry level classes for the academic session 2023-24. The information will be available on school's website and on edudel.nic.in website You can also check the notification released by the Directorate of Education Delhi.
Age criteria for admission
The government has set an upper age limit of less than four years to be eligible for nursery, less than five years for kindergarten, and less than six years for admission to Class 1.
The Directorate of Education has fixed an upper age limit of 4, 5, and 6 years as of March 31, 2023, for admission in the nursery, kindergarten, and Class 1, respectively. For admission in the Pre-School (Nursery), Pre-primary (KG) and class-1, the minimum age for admission shall be 3 years, 4 years and 5 years respectively by 31st March of the year.
Minimum age and upper age limit as on 31st March of the year in which the admission is sought
|Class||Minimum Age||Upper Age limit|
|Pre-School (Nursery)||3 Years||Less than 4 Years|
|Pre-primary (KG)||4 Years||Less than 5 Years|
|Class 1||5 Years||Less than 6 Years|
Admission Registration Fee
Forms will be available in schools (Online/offline) from 1st December 2022. The last date of submission of admission's application form is 23rd December 2022 (Friday).
- School's can only charge Rs. 25 (Non Refundable) from parents as admission registration fee.
- Purchase of prospectus of the school by the parents shall be optional
- Fill Form online/offline in all the schools were parents desire the admission of their child
- Upload/share all the requested documents
- Schools will share the details of children who have applied for admission and points allotted to each of them by the schools under their point system
- The school will conduct draw of lots (computerized or through slips) in a transparent manner in presence of parents
- All the eligible parents of students in draw lots can present during draw lots
- After draw of lots, schools will share the details of children admitted and in waiting under Open seats along with points allotted to them on the schools website/notice board and edudel website
Important Dates - Delhi Nursery Admission Schedule 2023
|Admission forms will be available in schools from||1 December 2022 (Thursday)|
|Last date of submitting application forms for nursery class admission||23 December 2022 (Friday)|
|Uploading details of children who applied to the school for admission under Open Seats||6th January, 2023 (Friday)|
|Uploading marks (as per points system) given to each of the children who applied for admission under open seats||13th January, 2023 (Friday)|
|The first list of selected children will be out on (including waiting list)||20th January 2023|
|The second list will be out on||6th February, 2023|
|Subsequent list of admission, if any||1st March, 2023|
|The Delhi nursery admission process will conclude on||March 17, 2023|
For detailed schedule and result refer to the school website.
25% seats in pre-school (Nursery), pre-primary (KG) and Class 1 of all private schools are reserved for economically weaker sections/disadvantaged groups (EWS/DG) as per RTE act.
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