Mumbai School Admissions - Schools to take only 6 year olds from 2018 2019 in Class 1

The Times of India reports that the State Government aims to make the minimum age for admission to Class 1 in Mumbai schools to 6+ from 2018-2019. In preparation of that it has announced that the age for nursery admissions in Mumbai Schools this year will be same across all schools at 3+ as on 31st July.
From academic year 2015-16, three will be the minimum age for admission to nursery or playgroup. With this move, the state government aims is to ensure that by the time these children reach Class I, by 2018-2019, they are at least six years old. Right to Education Act has stipulated a minimum age of six years for Class I.In a government resolution (GR) issued on Wednesday, the school educat ...

Mumbai Nursery Admissions - School Admission Age Set at 3+ for All Schools from 2015 2016

The Mumbai Mirror reports that the state government has decided to make the age for nursery admission in Mumbai schools to 3+ as on 31 July from the upcoming admissions for session 2015 2016.
By the academic year 2018-19, the state aims to implement a standardised age of six years on July 31 for admissions to the first standard, in compliance with the Right to Education Act.Previously, city schools had been following different entry level ages in accordance with the different boards to which they were affiliated, including CBSE, ICSE, IB and others.
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Mothers Take Crash Courses In English, For Nursery Admissions of Their Child

For nursery admissions, moms take English courses

Admissions to nursery schools will begin later this month but the parents have already started hectic preparations for the same. And it is not the tiny tots but the parents who are brushing up their general knowledge and spoken English for the all-important interview.
Crash courses in spoken English have erupted all over the state capital and young mothers, who are not too fluent in the Queen’s language, are crowding these classes.
Arshi Gupta, a young mother, has enrolled herself for English classes for a 15-day course and is paying `5,000 for the same.
“I can read and write English but my pronunciation is not perfect ...

Chandigarh Nursery Admissions 2015 2016 - Schools to Declare First Lists Today - Parents Anxious

CHANDIGARH: The first result of all the running around done by parents to get their wards admitted in the city's best schools will be out tomorrow, with schools all set to display the list of eligible candidates on Wednesday. It is only the missionary schools - Carmel Convent School, Sector 9; Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Sector 26; St John's High School, Sector 26; and St Anne's Convent School in Sector 32 - who will be displaying the list later on December 30, as the schools have closed for Christmas.These are the most sought after schools in city, and therefore, receive maximum number of forms. This year, around 1,800 forms were deposited at St Anne's School against 225 seats. In ...