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Allahabad High Court Order

Government Orders

3 December 2012
20 June 2013
6 January 2015


The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a notification which specifies:

Disadvantaged Groups
  • Scheduled Castes (S.C.)
  • Scheduled Tribes (S.T.)
  • Socially and educationally backward sections
  • Disabled
  • Parents affected by HIV or Cancer
  • Shelter-less/Homeless
  • Orphans

Weaker Section

  • Below the Poverty Line (B.P.L.), or are included in the list by the Rural Development Ministry
  • Recipients of disability/old age/widow pension
  • Annual income does not exceed `1 lakh

For the purpose of admission in schools, the children of parents/guardians whose income is not more than `35,000 per year shall have the first priority. Thereafter if seats of admission are still vacant then the children shall be admitted according to the list prepared in the ascending order of annual income of the parents/guardians having annual income more than `35,000

The government has also recently issued another notification to specify reimbursement


Online application

Each form must be accompanied by any one of the following documents as proof in each category, as applicable:

I. Residential Address (in the school neighbourhood)
  • Voter ID Card
  • Ration Card
  • Land Certificate
  • Job Card (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act)
  • Passport/ Driving License/Electricity Bill/Water Bill
  • Any other government issued document which has the parents/guardians residential address proof

II. Disadvantaged Groups: Child who is
  • Disabled
  • Scheduled Caste (S.C.)
  • Scheduled Tribe (S.T.)
  • Other Backward Caste (O.B.C.)
  • HIV or Cancer affected parents/guardians
  • Shelter-less/Homeless child

III. Weaker Section: Child whose parents/guardians have
  • Below the Poverty Line (B.P.L.) card or notification of inclusion in the list prepared by the Rural Development Ministry
  • Disability/old age/widow pension receipt
  • Annual income does not exceed `1 lakh

IV. Available Documents: atleast one
  • Caste Certificate
  • Disability Certificate
  • Cancer or H.I.V. Medical Reports
  • Shelter-less/Homeless Affidavit by Tehsildar
  • B.P.L. Card
  • Income Certificate

For expert assistance in submitting applications, please contact

State Collective for Right to Education (SCoRE)
1 Dalibagh, Butler Road
Lucknow - 226001, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: +91-522-4172000, Ext.117 

Surajdeep Complex,
E Block, 1st Floor,
1-Jopling Road,
Near Dainik Jagaran Choraha,
Lucknow, UP – 226001
Phone: 80 3063 6063

SCoRE members include among several others  
ActionAid India
3/545, 2nd floor,  Sai Plaza Building, Vivek Khand, Gomti Nagar,  Lucknow - 226010  Phone: +91-0522-4113494/4113495/4113499
Oxfam India
1 Dalibagh, Butler Road,. Lucknow - 226001. Uttar Pradesh.
Phone: +91 (0) 522 4172 000

Plan India Care India
11 Krishna Colony, Behind Fatima Hospital, Mahanagar, Lucknow, UP – 226006
Phone: 0522- 3920470, 3920489
National Coalition for Education
Uttar Pradesh Primary Teacher’s Union BGVS
Kursi Road, Ali Ganj, Lucknow (UP), India- 226016
Phone: 0522-4082017/8081762600
People’s Campaign on Common School System PACS UP
Agha Khan Foundation World Vision
UP Voluntary Network Basic Shiksha Manch
BETI Foundation
C-842, H Road, Mahanagar, Lucknow - 226 006
Phone: +91-522-2334878, 2327355
B-62, Anand Nagar, Raebareli-229001
Phone: (0535) 2200908

Vigyan Foundation
Lucknow Phone: 0522-4012879
Allahabad Phone: 9415828198
Kanpur Phone: 9889469799
Hardoi Phone: 05852 235086
Arthik Anusandhan Kendra
2/130 T.B. Sapru Road
Civil Lines, Allahabad - 211 001
Phone : (91)-0532-2403011
Voice Of People Center for Contemporary Studies and Research
Foundation for Education and Economic Development
4th Floor, 1- Naval Kishore Road , Hazratganj , Lucknow. - 226001 , U.P. , India.
Phone: 0522 - 4041141 4041142
Human Welfare Association
15/116-2AC, Mawaiya (behind SBI), Sarnath, Varanasi-221007
Phone: 0542 – 2581304
Shambhunath Research Foundation
C-14/160 B-2, Dr Shambhunath Singh Street
Sonia, Varanasi - 221 010
Phone: +91-542-2414161/ +91-9415204049
Samarth Foundation


Minister (Basic Education)
Secretary (Department of Basic Education)
Person in-charge (Division)

Member of Parliament - Lok Sabha | Rajya Sabha


Only-53-of-6-lakh-seats-in-schools-filled (Hindustan Times, 24 February 2014)
Posh schools deprive poor of 25% quota (Times of India, Isha Jain, 02 Apr 2014)
The left out in right to education (TNN, 21 January 2014)



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