Massive rush on 1st day of nursery admission



New Delhi: The first day of nursery admissions on Monday saw a massive rush of parents seeking a seat for their tiny tots in prominent schools of the city.

Long queues were witnessed at many schools in the city as parents wanted to get the forms on the very first day of the admisssion season this year to avoid further rush.

The selling of forms in many schools began at around 8:30 in the morning and continued till late afternoon.

"There has been a huge rush for admission forms since morning," said Jyoti Bose, Principal of Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan.

"More than 800 forms have been sold today, and we expect similar trend in the days to come too," she told PTI.

Ashok Pandey, Principal of Ahlcon International School, Mayur Vihar, that has made the selling and submission of admission forms online witnessed more than 450 registrations today.

"There have been over 450 registrations, 300 in general category and over 150 in EWS category today," Ashok Pandey, principal of the school, said.

"If the same trend continues, we except no less than 3000 applications this season," he said.

An official at Laxman Public School, Hauz Khas, said more than 500 forms have been sold on the first day.

As per the guidelines issued by the Directorate of Education of Delhi, the forms will be made available from January 2 to January 16.

PTI