EWS category

EWS category News

Delhi: 42,600 EWS children get admission in schools after draw of lots

Twenty-two per cent seats for admission to entry-level classes in the city’s private schools are reserved for children from economically weaker sections (EWS) and disadvantaged groups and three per cent for those children with special needs.

Govt increases reserved seats for poor kids in pvt schools

Only 1,012 seats out of 5,300 got filled. However, from 5,300 seats the Gujarat Education Department has proposed 18,300 seats for coming academic session


L-G orders 20% EWS reservation,free books in schools on DDA land

Schools on DDA land had to reserve 25 per cent seats for admission till Class I,and 10 per cent beyond it. Now,these schools will have to reserve 20 per cent seats for all admissions beyond Class I.

EWS admission in pvt schools: 3-year residency criteria for migrants quashed

The Delhi High Court has quashed an order that requires migrant parents to stay in the city for three years continuously before their children can be admitted in a private school under the EWS category.

Notify vacancies online every week,govt tells city schools

Pvt unaided schools told to display information on seats in both general and EWS category

EWS seats: Pvt schools defy,say no vacancies

UT Education Department said more than 400 seats under the EWS category in the entry-level classes were vacant in 48 private schools.


EWS seats: Pvt schools defy,say no vacancies

Quota Seek clarification on certain norms

UT snubs ISA for ‘raking up issues which have no connection with RTE Act’

The war of words between the UT Administration and Independent Schools Association escalated on Thursday,with the administration sending across a “strongly worded” reply to the queries,raised by the ISA,relating to implementation of the Right to Education Act 2009.

HC to govt: How many EWS seats are vacant,how will you fill them?

In what may bring a ray of hope for several students under the EWS category still holding on to the desire of studying in private schools,the Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Delhi government as to how many seats were still vacant under the quota and how do they intend to fill them.

Students from EWS can’t socialise with others: Schools to UT

Less physical space in classes,probable student teacher skewed ratio,strong possibility that students belonging to poor strata will not “socialise” with other students: These are some of the reasons tabled by private schools in strong opposition to admitting students belonging to economically weaker section in all classes.