Kerala Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Rules, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions (in Malayalam)

Frequently Asked Questions (in English)


"...A list of recognised schools conforming to the norms and standards as specified in the Schedule shall be notified by the Deputy Director of Education at least three months before the announcement of the next academic year.

While filling up seats in Class 1....the admission of children from disadvantaged groups and from weaker sections of the neighbourhood shall be in the ratio of 1:1. Provided that in the absence of students in any one category, such shortage shall be filled up from children from the other category.

.....for the selection of such children, the school shall publish the list of applicants and selection shall be by drawing of lots for each category. The list of selected children shall be displayedon the notice board on the same day;

Provided that where such school imparts pre-primary education, the above provisions shall apply for admission to such pre-primary classes"


Principal Secretary (Human Resource Development)

Director (Primary Education)

Member of Parliament - Lok Sabha | Rajya Sabha


For expert assistance to submit applications and free legal aid, please contact

Sabu Thomas,

Advocate, Peermade

PIN 685 531, Idukki district

Office: +91 04869 233111

Residence: +91 04869 232156

Mobile: +91 8547143111, +91 9656151326



Kerala Information Commission


National Commission of Protection of Child Rights


Writ petition seeks implementation of RTE (The Hindu, 26 June 2014)

KVs not within RTE Act ambit, court told (The Hindu, 19 June 2014)

Kerala sits on child rights panel (R. Ayyappan, Deccan Chronicle, 9 April 2013)

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