Karnataka: Over 4,000 seats in private schools under RTE in Mysuru district

There is a huge rush for seats in unaided private schools under the Right to Education (RTE) reservation quota and a large number of parents have already submitted applications online for admissions to private aided and unaided schools.

In all, 4,141 seats are available in private unaided schools in 428 schools in the city, under the RTE Act this year. Of the 4,141 total seats, 2,590 seats are available for lower kindergarten, while 1,551 seats are available for class 1. This is against the 4,486 seats allotted last year.

The admission process began in the district from January 18 and applications will be received online till February 19.

All aided and unaided schools, barring unaided minority institutions, have to reserve 25 per cent of the total seats for SC and ST and minorities under the RTE At.

Of the 25 per cent of seats, 7.5 per cent is reserved for SC students and 2.5 per cent for ST students and the remaining for general merit and minority students

The taluk wise availability are as follows: 286 seats are available for class 1and 71 seats for LKG in T. Narasipur taluk from 30 schools. In Mysuru South, 648 seats are available comprising 38 seats for class 1 and 610 for LKG from 66 schools. In Hunsur taluk, 369 seats are available of which 353 are for LKG and 16 are for class 1.

In Mysuru North, 916 seats are available of which 234 are for class 1 and 682 are for LKG from 96 schools. As many as 261 seats are available in K.R. Nagar taluk of which 144 are for class 1 and 117 are for LKG in 27 schools. In Periyayapatna taluk, 203 seats are available for class 1 in 34 schools.

Source: The Hindu http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/over-4000-seats-in-private-schools-under-rte-in-mysuru-district/article6881077.ece

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