Definitive Guide to Nursery Admission in Delhi -2019-2020

Nursery school admissions in Delhi have been an enigma for parents as they run from one school to another looking for information on age criteria, dates, availability of application forms, point system and any new guidelines on the admission procedure. We, at TutMe, have tried to bring all this information to you here.


Delhi Nursery School Application Dates Schedule 2020-21

Admission procedure dates released by the Directorate, the Delhi nursery admission session 2020-21 process will start from Nov 28, 2019. Here’s all that you need to know about nursery school registration 2020 along with the official circular on criteria by the Directorate of Education. Check the schedule below.

Admission Procedure Important Dates
Uploading School Details 28 Nov 2019
Application Form Submission Start 29 Nov 2019
Last Date Application Form Submission 27 Dec 2019
Schools Update Details of Children 10 Jan 2020
Marks as Per Point System Uploaded 17 Jan 2020
Declaration of First List(Waiting List as well) 24 Jan 2020
Redressal Days for Parents 27 Jan – 3 Feb 2020
Declaration of Second List 12 Feb 2020
Date of the draw of lots Not Announced Yet

Eligibility Criteria in Delhi Nursery School Admission

Delhi School Education Advisory Board (DSEAB) has taken clear decisions, as announced on 19th Dec12, followed by the high court ruling on the upper age limit for admissions. For admission into nursery schools, the minimum age has to be of 3 years by or before March 30 of the academic year in which admission is sought. And as per the recent Delhi high court ruling, there is now no upper age limit for nursery admissions. 

Age Criteria: Nursery School Registration 2020

Delhi government(DoE) has set an upper age limit in Delhi nursery school admission 2019 also. Age criteria are as given below.

Class Age Limit(in Years)
Nursery 3-4 Years
Kindergarten (KG) 4-5 Years
1st Class 5-6 Years

Essential Documents For Address Proof : Any of the following documents will be required as address proof:

1.Ration Card/Smart Card issued in the name of parents (mother/father having name of child). 

2.Domicile certificate of child or of his/her parents. 

3.Voter I-Card (EPIC) of any of the parents. 

4.Electricity bill/ MTNL telephone bill/ Water bill/ Passport in the name of any of the parents or child. 

5.Aadhaar Card/ UID card issued in the name of any of the parents. 

Important Points : Rs. 25/- (Non-refundable) can be charged from the parents as admission registration fee. 25% seats are reserved for EWS/DG category students & child with a disability for all private schools admission children in pre-school, pre-primary and/or Class-I level. In most of the schools, parents can submit the online registration form through school management system. All Pre-schools/Montessori schools have to follow a single admission process considering them as one institution. All schools will upload their criteria at the Directorate’s website (


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