RTE25 | Delhi

Eligibility criteria for students and families:

Weaker section:

  • Parents whose annual income is less than one lakh rupees from all sources
  • Who have been staying in Delhi for the last three years

Disadvantaged group:

  • Scheduled castes (S.C.)
  • Schedule tribes (S.T.)
  • Other Backward classes (O.B.C.) not falling in the creamy layer,
  • Child with special needs and suffering from disability as defined in the PwD Act,1996


The common application form for RTE admissions for 2015-2016 can be found here

In addition, any one of the following documents is necessary as proof in each category:
I. Date of Birth

  • Birth certificate under the Births, Deaths and Marriage Certification Act, 1986
  • Hospital Auxiliary Nurse and Midwife (ANM) register record
  • Anganwadi Record
  • Declaration of the age of the child by the parent or guardian

II. Present Residential Address

  • Ration card Issued in the name of parents (mother/father having name of the child)
  • Domicile certificate of child or of his/her parents
  • Voter I-card of any of the parents
  • Electricity bill/ mtnl telephone bill / water bill.
  • Unique Identity Card of mother/ father/child issued by Government of India
  • Passport in the name of any of the parents or child

III. Proof of Income (only for Economically Weaker Section)

  • Income certificate issued by a Revenue Officer not below the rank of tehsildar
  • BPL Ration card (Yellow Coloured)
  • AAY Ration card (Pink Coloured)

IV. Proof of Disadvantaged Group (only for Disadvantaged Group)

  • Certificate Issued by a Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar or any other competent authority
  • Caste Certificate issued by DC Office
  • Medical Certificate from Govt. Hospital, In case of children what special needs/disabilities
  • A certificate issued in accordance with instruction issued by the department of Woman and Child Development, GNCT of Delhi, vide order dated 11.12.12 in case of orphan child
In Delhi/NCR, Bhumi is partnering up with IndusAction to create and lead the RTE drive for the 2015-2016 academic year.  To find out more and get involved in our RTE efforts, you can e-mail Ashir ([email protected]) or Tanushree (tanu[email protected]).