NURSERY ADMISSION

  • Nursery admission: SC seeks government's reply on parents' plea May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Delhi government on a plea of four parents that their children be also granted admission in nursery class under the interstate transfer category in pursuance of an earlier order. The apex court had on May 7 asked the Directorate...
  • Relief to parents, SC allows nursery admissions in Delhi May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In a huge relief to parents in Delhi, the Supreme Court has finally given a go ahead for nursery admissions in the national capital. The apex court has also ordered an increase in nursery school seats in Delhi. This relief has only been given to parents, who had...
  • Supreme Court lifts stay on nursery admissions in Delhi May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major relief to parents, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the decks for nursery admissions in the capital and asked the government to accommodate 24 students under the interstate transfer category whose parents approached it. A bench headed by Justice HL Dattu quashed the Delhi government notification...
  • SC to pass order on nursery admissions on May 7 May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The fivemonthlong impasse on nursery admissions in Delhi may end on May 7 with the Supreme Court on Monday stating that it will pass order on that day and indicated that children of parents in the category of interstate transfer who approached it will be given admission. The...
  • SC asks government to increase number of seat in nursery admission April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday questioned Delhi government's decision for changing "rule of game" in the midst of nursery admission process and asked it to consider increasing 5 to 6 seats in all schools for nursery admissions to accommodate interstate transfer cases to protect the interest of students. A...
  • HC refuses to take up nursery admission matter citing SC order April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to take up the nursery admission issue saying the Supreme Court has stayed the order and "we can't touch it" unless a clarification is issued by the apex court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul asked...
  • SC stays Delhi nursery admissions, process delayed further April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed nursery admissions in Delhi. This comes after the High Court vacated stay on the admissions earlier this month. The applicants who had secured a seat in more than one school were asked to zero in on a school till April 9 or...
  • Delhi High Court vacates stay on nursery admissions April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday vacated stay on nursery admissions in the national capital. The court said those who have managed to secure a seat in the first draw of lots their admission remains confirmed. The court further said that all the applicants who have secured a seat...
  • Delhi HC extends stay on nursery admission till April 2 March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday further extended stay on the nursery admission process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2. A bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul also declined to entertain a petition filed by a set of...
  • Nursery admissions: Parents distressed as HC stays draw of lots March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Anxiety and tension deepens for parents as nursery admissions in Delhi continue to be in limbo. The process of drawing lots has now been stayed by the High Court, an order which has distressed parents. "I had taken offs, filled forms and now I am not sure if...
  • Delhi: Parents anxious as HC says no nursery admissions till March 24 March 13, 2014

    Delhi's big nursery admissions mess continues as the High Court on Wednesday ordered stay on admission process till March 24. Earlier, in February, 2014 the court had ordered scrapping of transfer points, but later it ordered a fresh draw of lots. This order was challenged by parents whose child had...
  • Delhi HC stays draw of lots for nursery seats till March 24 March 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the draw of lots for nursery admission till March 24. The Delhi HC has asked schools to collect all the data regarding admission till then. This came on the plea of some parents who had opposed the earlier decision of a...
  • Delhi High Court orders fresh draw of lots in nursery admission March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday ordered a fresh draw of lots in the nursery admission process for all seats. Justice Manmohan said all candidates having equal marks shall be considered equal by conducting a draw of lots. The Delhi government on February 27 issued a notification scrapping the...
  • Will come out with new nursery admission schedule: LG to HC February 26, 2014

    The Lt Governor on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that the government intends to scrap the five points awarded in inter-state transfer cases during nursery admissions in New Delhi and come out with a new admission schedule by Thursday. The LG's submission before Justice Manmohan could impact the ongoing admission...
  • Nursery admission norms take away autonomy: Private schools to Delhi HC February 25, 2014

    Unaided private schools on Tuesday opposed before the Delhi High Court the new nursery admission guidelines issued by the Lt Governor saying they take away their autonomy and right to choose students on the basis of reasonable criteria. The counsel for Action Committee of Unaided Recognized Private Schools referred to an...
  • SC refuses to stay order on nursery admission January 31, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the interim order on nursery admission process in the national capital but asked the Delhi High Court to expeditiously hear the pleas against the guidelines by advancing the scheduled hearing. A bench headed by Justice H L Dattu said since the order of...
  • SC refuses to stay Delhi HC order on nursery admission January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the Delhi High Court's order on nursery school admissions. It is now scheduled to hear the matter on January 31. The apex court has also said that the LG of Delhi is not just a good academician but also a...
  • Nursery admissions as per LG order: Delhi HC to private schools January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In a setback for private schools, a two judge bench of Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed the petition filed by private schools saying that nursery admissions will be held as per the orders of the Lieutenant Governor. The High Court had earlier rejected the petition of the...
  • Delhi: HC grants interim relief to 2 schools on nursery admissions January 17, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Friday granted interim relief to two minorityrun schools by staying the operation of certain provisions of the city government's nursery admission guidelines. Justice Manmohan granted relief to St Thomas Higher Secondary School and Mata Jai Kaur Public School. Earlier this month, the court had granted similar...
  • Delhi: HC reserves order, nursery admission to start later January 15, 2014

    Delhi government on Wednesday told the High Court that the nursery admission will begin only after an order is passed on the petition of certain unaided private schools challenging the new admission guidelines and terming it as "nationalising the education system". A bench of Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justice...
  • Delhi High Court rejects stay on LG order on nursery admissions January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major setback to private schools in the national capital, the Delhi High Court rejected their petition to stay Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's order on nursery admissions. The petitioners had questioned the power by which Jung issued guidelines for nursery admissions in Delhi. The petition was filed...
  • Rules for admission to nursery relaxed in Delhi December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has relaxed the guidelines for nursery admissions following a meeting with school authorities. According to reports, the Lieutenant Governor has modified the distance criteria for admissions from six kilometre to eight kilometre, giving parents more choices of schools for their wards. However, there was...
  • Delhi school authorities to challenge new nursery guidelines December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: New nursery admission guidelines announced by Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung have been welcomed by parents but have left school authorities miffed over abolishment of management quota. According to reports, major schools in the city are all set to challenge it. With the new guidelines in place, parents...
  • Delhi HC verdict on nursery admissions challenged in SC May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court verdict that the Right to Education (RTE) Act is not applicable to nursery admission in unaided private schools has been challenged in the Supreme Court. An NGO, Social Jurist, has approached the apex court, saying that the high court erred in law in holding...
  • Will move SC against High Court verdict on nursery admissions: Petitioner February 19, 2013

    The High Court ruled on Tuesday there will be no change in the criteria for nursery admissions in Delhi schools. "We don't agree with the Central government that the rule is applicable to those between 614 years of age. So we will move the Supreme Court against the High Court...
  • No change in nursery admission criteria in Delhi: HC February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: There will be no change in the criteria for nursery admissions in Delhi schools, the High Court ruled on Tuesday while saying that the government should consider necessary amendments to the Right to Education Act to include nursery admissions as well. The Delhi High Court while disposing off the...
  • Nursery admissions: Delhi HC reserves its order on PIL February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has reserved its order on a PIL over nursery admissions in private schools in Delhi. On Wednesday, the Centre informed the court that Right To Education Act was not applicable for children below the age of six under the general category. This after the court...
  • Delhi nursery admissions: Parents in a fix after HC order February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Uncertainty continues over nursery admissions in Delhi. Parents who braved long queues are now caught in a fix after the Delhi High Court's decision that its verdict is enforceable from the 201314 session itself. "We are really confused, the parent community has no clue," said a parent Suresh Kumar....
  • Nursery admissions row: Hearing postponed till Wednesday January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The hearing in the Delhi nursery admissions row has been postponed till Wednesday. There remains uncertainty over admissions this year as the High Court has stayed the process until it takes a final decision in the matter. Schools have been asked not to admit anyone for the 2013 academic...
  • No nursery admissions in private Delhi schools till verdict: Court January 28, 2013

    Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday ordered private schools in Delhi to not allow nursery admissions till it gives a final verdict on the validity of government's 2010 notification and whether it follows the Right to Education Act. "Schools cannot formulate their own admission policies," the court further ordered. The...