The Directorate of Education (DoE) has issued a circular in all schools of the capital to standardize the admission procedure at the pre-primary or nursery level. Parents this year, have an advantage over the last year as last year the sale of admission forms started on December 15 and the last date of submission of the forms was January 7, while this year the forms can be submitted till January 15, 2010. The other change in the regime is, in case there is a modification in the schedule from the proposed one, the school has to intimate the DoE on or before 4 p.m. on November 15, 2009 as against the earlier deadline of December 14.
The circular stood strict in its announcements stating that all the schools are ought to abide by the proposed dates of commencement and closure. Parents and teachers are happy by the intervention of the education department as it gears up for a strict timetable for the schools. Most of the schools still await any official declaration to be received from the DoE. Schools like Bal Bharti, which has branches in Gangaram Marg, Dwarka and Rohini have already started the sale of their admission forms online from October 26, stating that they have not received any notification from the DoE.