"(private schools) shall admit in class 1 (or pre-primary), to the extent of at least twenty-five per cent of the strength of that class children belonging to weaker section and disadvantaged group in the neighbourhood and provide free and compulsory education till its completion."
From the academic year 2013-14, private schools must offer FREE (no fees) admission to atleast 25 percent of their classroom seats at the entry level for children aged 6 years or less from socially disadvantaged and economically weaker sections (EWS) in the neighbourhood.
|Number of seats expected to be reserved in Grade I under 25 percent quota in private schools [calculated from DISE 2013-4 without exempted minority institutions]|
Percentage of seats filled in latest available year approximately
[2013-4 or 2014-5]
|Andhra Pradesh and Telangana||1,75,810||0|
|Right to Information (RTI)||Date|
|RTI Reply: Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), Government of India|| 9 October 2014|