Uttar Pradesh


The Uttar Pradesh Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Rules, 2011 (English)

The Uttar Pradesh Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Rules, 2011 (Hindi)

Allahabad High Court Order

1 March 2016

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

Bharat Abhyudaya Foundation

Surajdeep Complex,

E Block, 1st Floor,

1-Jopling Road,

Near Dainik Jagaran Choraha,


Lucknow, UP – 226001

Phone: 80 3063 6063

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