School Education Department is going to begin the Right to Education (RTE) Chhatisgarh admission process 2021 from April 15, 2021. This admission process shall be conducted to fill a total of 80,000 seats in the state of Chhatisgarh. Under the ‘Right to Education’ Act, free education shall be provided to students from Class 1 to 12. Interested students can participate in the admission process on the official website of the conducting body i.e., eduportal.cg.nic.in.
Authorities recently announced that the admission process under Right to Education (RTE) Act is scheduled to begin from April 15, 2021. Preparations for the admission process have already begun in the state. Under the prescribed rules, eligible and interested students living within a 3 km radius of the school can apply for the admission process. In rural areas, however, this distance has been reduced to 1 km.
Students can only apply once for the admission process. Moreover, they must specify at least three preferred schools within the same online application form. However, in case a village, neighbourhood or ward area does not have three or more schools, students living in such areas shall be exempted from the rule mentioned before.
RTE rules also specify the age bracket to apply for nursery, KG-1 and Class 1. Students applying for nursery class must be 3-4 years old, those applying in KG-1 must be within the age limit of 4-5 years. Similarly, candidates applying in Class 1 must be 5-6.5 years old. Authorities have also specified that candidates can correct their application form in case of any rectifications. However, it is mandatory for them to provide an acknowledgement of online application.
Under RTE, a total of 80 thousand seats in the state and 8 thousand seats in each district are admitted during each session. This time, while applying to the admission process, candidates must submit a multitude of important documents. These documents include photograph of child, birth certificate, Aadhaar card of child, Aadhaar card of parents, etc.
Ashok Narayan Banjara, the District Education Officer of Raipur, that under the RTE, the admission process shall begin from April 15, 2021. Departmental officers had the responsibility of informing and instructing the subordinate officers about the admission process. Subsequently, the subordinated officers shall make the necessary preparations.
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or the Right to Education Act, 2009 is an act introduced in the parliament of India. After approval, the government enacted the act on August 04, 2009. The act describes the intricacies and details about the importance of providing free and compulsory education to children between the ages of 6 and 14 years in the country under Article 21A of the Indian Constitution.