The application process for admission to pre-primary and nursery classes of academic session 2021-22 in private schools of the capital Delhi was started. Along with this, private schools have also made the criteria for admission public. Under which many schools are enrolling children on the basis of restricted norms. Some of those schools have set the entire application process on the basis of restricted “first come first serve”. So some schools are reserving management quota seats in open seats.
Delhi High Court has banned 50 criteria like first come first serve
The Delhi High Court has banned 50 criteria like first-come-first-served for nursery admission. According to nursery admission specialist Sumit Vohra, even after the Delhi High Court has banned it, GD Salwan Public School in Rajendra Nagar is conducting the entire admission process on a first come first serve basis. In this regard, the Directorate of Education has issued guidelines before starting the application process, but even after this, conducting the application process on the basis of restricted criteria is completely unwarranted. Due to this, the admission process is completely under suspicion, while the parents are worried whether their child will be enrolled in such a school even after the application.
Schools are imposing management quota even after reserving seats for staff
The Delhi High Court in one of its judgments has also prohibited the reservation of management quota seats for open seats, but still reserving school seats. According to nursery admission specialist Sumit Vohra, the High Court has considered it valid to reserve seats for staff quota, which is called management quota, but many schools are reserving seats separately for these two quotas. In which several branches of Bal Bharti Public School are prominent. The reservation of such seats like schools will reduce the seats for general category children. It is prohibited against which the Directorate of Education will have to take action.
Schools giving marks even after opting for school bus
Private schools are adopting restricted norms for admission even after issuing instructions on behalf of the Directorate of Education. According to Aparajita Gautam, president of the Delhi Guardian Association, many schools, including St. Thomas Dwarka, are promising to give 10 marks for opting for a school bus during the application. Schools have made it part of their norm. Such norms are prohibited, but these standards are being adopted by schools.