Karnataka Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Rules, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions (in Kannada)

List of Circulars


Online Application

Official Government Website


The Karnataka government has issues a detailed notification which defines eligibility:

Disadvantaged Groups

*Various caste/tribes constituting categories, shall be prescribed by the Social Welfare Department from time to time

Weaker Section


Out of the earmarked 25 percent of seats:

The balance of 16% seats shall be provided to other categories of children belonging to disadvantaged group and children belonging to weaker sections living in the neighbourhood. 

Circular regarding admission process of students for the Academic year 2015-16 

Circular regarding the revised admission process of students to private Pre-Primary, Primary and High School for the Academic year 2015-16


For assistance in submitting applications, please contact  

 CIGMA Foundation Trust

No.29, R.V.Road, Basavanagudi,

Bangalore – 560004

Phone: 080-41554225 ( 9 am to 5 pm)

Mobile : 9241778866 ( 9 am to 9 pm)


District-wise list of neighbourhood schools and number of seats available for the year 2015-16


Call Government Helpline: 080-22222180 | 180042534567 

RTE Helpline Numbers (District and Taluk)

RTE Students and Parents Association,

No. 80/1, 13th Cross, 1st K Block, Rajajinagar (ph: 8884676944); 

Priyadarshini Health Care and Public Information Centre, 

5th Main, ‘D’ Block, 2nd Stage, 


(ph: 9845029593 or 7899882346)

Mathikere Youth Association, 

3rd Main Road, 4th B Cross, Mathikere 

(ph: 9448064861 or 9986455557)

Tips for Parents

Entry Level: Admission is only for LKG and 1st Std only

Names of 5 Schools: Parents must carefully choose and give names of 5 schools in order of preference 

Free Education: Students who get admission through this quota will get FREE education till their 10th std. They do not have to pay admission fee or tuition fee. 

Original Documents: At the time of document verification, the parents must produce all original documents at the choice of school.

Online Applications: Selection of students is based on online applications and lottery. 

Paper Applications: Filled in online forms must be submitted to all the schools selected in the online application.

[Source: Milli Gazette]


Minister (Primary Education)

Principal Secretary (Primary and Secondary Education)

Joint Secretary (Education)

Deputy Secretaries (Education)

Deputy Commissioners (Districts)

Member of Parliament - Lok Sabha | Rajya Sabha

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