Frequently Asked Questions

On Online EWS/DG Admission

In Private Unaided Recognized Schools Of Delhi

Q.1. What is the meaning of EWS/DG Category?

Ans:- EWS stands for Economically Weaker Section and DG stands for Disadvantaged Group.

Q.2. What is the meaning of ONLINE ADMISSIONS of EWS & DG Category?

Ans:- It means that application form for admissions of EWS/DG Category shall be filled through the website of Education Department, Govt of NCT of Delhi i.e

Q.3. What is the name of the link on the website of the department?

Ans:- The name of the link is ‘EWS/DG Admissions 2016-17’ which is available on the main page

Q.4. What is the procedure for filling the admission form under EWS/DG category in Private Unaided Recognized schools of Delhi?

Ans:- Click the link ‘EWS/DG Admissions 2016-17’ and read the instructions carefully, get registered, complete application form, take print out and wait for the date of draw of lots which will be announced in due course of time.

Q.5. Where are the instructions available?

Ans:- Instructions (along with the video) can be seen by clicking the link ‘EWS/DG Admissions 2016-17’ which is available on the main page

Q.6. In which of the schools, online admission of EWS/DG category can be sought?

Ans:- All Private Unaided Recognized Schools of Delhi (Except Minority) recognized by Directorate of Education under the Delhi School Education Act & Rules, 1973. The list of such schools along with the available entry level class can be seen on “EWS/DG Admissions 2016-17” link.

Q.7. In which class EWS/DG Admissions can be sought online ?

Ans:- This online module has been designed only for admission under EWS/DG category in any of the Entry Level Class i.e Nursery/Pre-School, KG/Pre-primary and Class-I.

Q.8. What percentage of seats under EWS/DG category is available in a school?

Ans:- At least 25% of total seats at the entry level class of a school.

Q.9. Who comes under EWS (Economically Weaker Section) category?

Ans:- A Child whose parents annual family income from all sources is less than one lakh rupees.

Q.10. Who comes under the DG (Disadvantaged Group) category?

Ans:- A child belonging to –
i. Scheduled Caste
ii. Scheduled Tribe
iii. OBC (Non-Creamy layer)
iv. Child with special needs suffering from disability, as defined in ‘Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995’.
v. Orphans as defined in Juvenile Justice Act
vi. Transgender 
(There is no need to submit any income certificate for these categories as no income limit is prescribed for them.)

Q.11. What are the documents required for EWS/DG category?

Ans:- For EWS:-
Income- Certificate issued by a Revenue Officer not below the rank of 
Tehsildar or BPL/AAY/ Food Security Card issued by Food and Civil Supply
Department, Govt. of NCT of Delhi. 

For DG:- 
(i) SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) certificate issued by Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar of Govt. of NCT of Delhi. 
(ii) Children with Special Needs/Disabled: – Certificate issued by Govt. Hospital 
(iii) Orphan and Transgender: – Documentary evidence.

Q.12. If I have BPL/AAY/Food Security Card, then is it necessary to have income certificate to apply under EWS category?

Ans:- No. Only one of these documents is required.

Q.13. I have BPL card but the name of the child is not mentioned. Can I apply under EWS category?

Ans:- The name of the child must be there on the BPL card. Please get it added to apply.

Q.14. I have Food Security Card but it does not have any date of issue. How can I proceed online?

Ans:- Filling the date of issue is not mandatory in case of Food Security Card. You can proceed without filling it also.

Q.15. I have the caste certificate but my child does not have the same. Can I apply for admission under DG category?

Ans:- Yes, you can apply on the basis of your caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC- Non Creamy, whichever applicable) provided that it has been issued by the Revenue Department (DC/DM office), GNCT of Delhi.

Q.16. My caste certificate has been issued by another State. Will it be valid for admission of my ward under DG category?

Ans:- No. The caste certificate has to be issued by the Revenue Department (DC/DM office), GNCT of Delhi.

Q.17. If the validity of my Income certificate has expired, then how can I apply?

Ans:- The validity of your Income certificate is mentioned on the certificate itself. If it has expired, then you can apply afresh to Revenue Department for issue of new Income certificate and then use the ”Applied For” option in the Online application and then apply using the receipt/application number of the Income certificate.

Q.18. My income/caste certificate has not been issued yet. It is still under process. Then how can I apply?

Ans:- Use the”Applied For” option in the online application and then apply using the receipt/application number of the Income/Caste certificate.

Q.19. I do not have any proof of Date of Birth of my child. How can I apply?

Ans:- A written declaration/undertaking from parents about the date of birth is treated as a valid proof of date of birth of the child.

Q.20. In my Income certificate, my income has been wrongly mentioned as slightly greater than Rs. 1 lakh. In the birth certificate, some of the details of my child have been wrongly mentioned. How can I apply?

Ans:- You must contact the competent authorities for necessary corrections in your documents before filling the online application.

Q.21. What are the documents that can be considered as proof of address?

Ans:- i) Ration card issued in the name of parents having name of child in Ration Card.
ii) Domicile certificate of child or of his/her parents.
iii) Voter I-Card (EPIC) of any of the parents.
iv) Electricity bill/MTNL telephone bill/Water bill 
v) Unique Identity Card (Aadhaar) of mother/father/child issued by Govt. of India. 
vi) Passport in the name of any of the parents or child.
Rent Agreement is not a valid proof of address.

Q.22. What are the documents that can be considered as proof of Birth?

Ans:- (i) Birth certificate under the Birth, Death and Marriage Certificate Act, 1969.
(ii)Hospital/Auxiliary Nurse and Midwife (ANM) register record.
(iii)Anganwadi Record.
(iv)Declaration of age of the child by the parents or guardian.

Q.23. Is income certificate necessary for DG Category?

Ans:- No. Income certificate is not required for DG Category.

Q.24. What is the age criteria for EWS/DG admission in Entry Level Classes?

Ans:- (i) Nursery/Pre-school:- Not less than 3 years and not more than 4 Years as on 31.03.2016. 
(ii) KG/Pre-Primary:- Not less than 4 years and not more than 5 Years as on 31.03.2016.
(iii) Class-I: – Not less than 5 years and not more than 6 Years as on 31.03.2016.
(Relaxations of one year in maximum age in case of differently abled)

Q.25. Whether a candidate of EWS/DG category can also apply under General/Open seats?

Ans:- Yes.

Q.26. If I qualify for both EWS and DG category, then under which category should I apply?

Ans:- Any one category of your choice.

Q.27. Will there be disclosure of seats in different entry level classes?

Ans:- Yes, at the time of selecting the schools while applying online, the vacancies are also shown.

Q.28. I have two children/twins. Then what is the procedure of filling online form?

Ans:- Please fill separate online applications for both children.

Q.29. How would I know in which of the schools I have applied? Will I have choice of schools after Registration?

Ans:- After registration, the applicant has to fill the application form. In the application form, the applicant has to select & give priority to the schools in different distance ranges. Once the complete form is filled & submitted, the details of all the information including the schools opted by the applicant shall be displayed on the screen. Please take printout for future reference.

Q.30. How can I find the nearest Private Unaided Recognized Schools from his residence? How many schools can I select?

Ans:- Using login ID/Registration No. and Password, Step-I page opens on the screen showing all the details filled in the registration form. One has to fill the residential address and thereafter choose the correct Locality/Sub-Locality/Sub-Sub Locality of his residence from the Drop Down list and submit the details to know the nearest schools in different ranges (0-1, 1-3, 3-6, >6 Kms.) in Step-2 to Step-5 button.

If Locality/Sub-Locality/Sub-Sub-Locality where one resides is not available in the drop down menu, then choose the nearest Locality/Sub-Locality/Sub-Sub-Locality from the drop down list.

You can select any number of schools shown till 6 Kms but maximum 5 schools beyond 6 Kms.

Q.31. Can one change/modify the information after submitting the online application?

Ans:- Yes. For this purpose, use the link for the deletion of existing application form provided on the main link ‘EWS/DG Admissions 2016-17’. Follow the instructions given on the deletion page and after successfully deleting the existing application, fill the form afresh. Please note here that after deletion, your existing registration number stands invalid for the admission process.

Q.32. What should I do to obtain my registration ID/Password again?

Ans:- Go to the Login page of the module EWS/DG Admissions 2016-17 and click the link “Forgot ID/Password”, and follow the further instructions.

Q.33. After successful submission of the application form, do I need to go and submit the copy of the application form to each and every school I opted for?

Ans:- No, as of now there is no need to submit hard copy of application form individually in the opted schools. Just take a print out after final online submission and keep it for future reference.

Q.34. How the admissions of EWS/DG Children shall be conducted online for the Private Unaided Recognized Schools of Delhi?

Ans:- It shall be done through Computerized Lottery/ Draw of Lots System.

Q.35. When the draw of EWS/DG Quota will be held? Where can I see the list of selected students under EWS /DG quota? How will I get to know that my child is selected in which school? Will the School contact us or Directorate of education will tell us that whether my child has been selected or not selected?

Ans:- Please wait for the draw of lots. Instructions in this regard shall be issued in due course of time. After the computerized lottery, results will be in public domain and you will get to know that your child has been selected in which school.

Q.36. I have filled the online application. What do I have to do next? Do I need to send the printed form anywhere? Do I have to fill any other form manually or any other form on school website? How will I submit the required documents?

Ans:- After filling online application, please wait for the draw of lots, instructions for which shall be issued in due course of time. Please keep the print for future reference. You don’t have to send the printed form anywhere. You don’t have to fill any other form for EWS/DG category admission in the DSEAR schools as listed on the main link ‘EWS/DG Admissions 2016-17’. After draw of lots, the required documents will have to be submitted later in the school concerned for completion of admission procedure.

Q.37. Whether offline EWS/DG admissions is also allowed in the school where online admission is being processed?

Ans:- No.

Q.38.If you are facing any of the following issues, then in all probability, it might be browser issue.
(i) First name not getting accepted in the registration form.
(ii) Step-2 page not opening.
(iii) Login problem/Not able to access the Login page.
(iv) Number and Date of certificates like income/caste etc., not getting accepted. 
(v) Problem in adding any school. 
(vi) Income digits not getting accepted.
(vii) Message on the screen if you add a new school “Already chosen this school”
(viii) Form not getting accepted. 
(ix) Further pages of different steps are not getting loaded.

Ans:- Please use any browser other than Internet Explorer such as Google Chrome, Safari and Mozilla etc.

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