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RTE School Admission 2019-20 in Karnataka – Application Dates, Age Criteria

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Updated on Feb 13, 2019

RTE School Admission 2019 20 in Karnataka Application Dates Age Criteria

With the approaching time of new academic sessions in nursery schools, the anxiety and excitement for the parents, seeking nursery admission 2019-20 of your ward in Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore etc Karnataka, is also manifold. It could be a simple methodology for experienced parents, though it is not less than a nightmare for the new ones. Which school to opt for? How to apply? And how to seek education rights? are many dilemmas, parents are going through.

In this hour of confusions, parentune has come up with this blog to help parents in Bangalore, Mysore and more cities in Karnataka to deal efficiently with nursery school admissions in 2019  session. [Explore: Karnataka RTE Registration Documents Your FAQs 2019-20]

Application Procedure Karnataka (Bangalore) RTE Nursery School Admission 2019

RTE nursery admissions in Karnataka entitles free education to children. Here is Karnataka school admission procedure and guidelines:

  • The parents seeking Rte admissions in the nursery shall visit the government website, , creating login I'd and password to fill the online forms.

  • The details filled online shall be accurate and no false claims shall be done.

  • The government will then scrutinize all the application forms and then accept and reject, according to the filled details and their validity. The name of eligible applicants will appear on the website only.

  • If the applications in a neighborhood school are more than the seats available, the lottery system will be adopted to shortlist.

  • Confirmed applicant list will then be updated for parents reference.

  • Parents then can continue with admission formalities in the allotted school.


Generally, the certificate of financial insufficiency, i.e economically weaker section earning less than 1 lakh per annum,has to be shown at the time of admissions. Ration card, birth certificate, certificate of disability, certificate of caste and residential proof are required, in admission on reserved seats. Aadhar card was mandatory in last year admissions. Helpful Read: 10 tips to Prepare Child for Admission Test Interaction


Montessori Application Form Dates- Karnataka RTE School Admission

The nursery school admission process generally starts in November and ends till march.

Admission Events Dates
Uploading Schools Details Start in November
Online Application Start Date In December Month
Last Date of EWS/SC/ST Category Application form Submission In February
Date of First Computerised Draw In February Month
Date of Last Application Draw In March Month


NOTE: No recent updates had been uploaded on this website. On the basis of previous records, the admission process generally starts in November and ends till march. So stay tuned on the website for the latest updates.

Private schools in Karnataka, also follow the computerized technique of accepting applications and allowing the seats. The online procedure includes filling the online forms with proper accuracy and submitting the same before the due date. The forms are then cross-checked by the schools and in case of excessive receipts, lottery draw is opted to choose the final applicants.

Every private school has its own parameters to screen the applicant. Some may ask for previous grade sheets for admission to higher classes, or some may choose interviews. The best information about admission will be available on the school online web.


Age Criteria Nursery/Pre-school Admission in Karnataka

Every state has its own eligibility age. The Karnataka government has reduced the respective age for preschool admission, last year. So the tentative eligibility that frames out is:

  • Nursery: A child with age falling from 2 years and 9 months to 3.5 years is eligible for the nursery.

  • Lower Kg: The age from 3.5 years to 4.5 years is eligible for lower kindergarten.

  • Senior Kg: The age eligibility for this class is 4.5 years to 5.5 years.

  • Class 1: The child above 5.5 years of till 7 years can apply for admission.


Nursery/Montessori Schools in Bangalore

List of few best 10 Montessori schools in your nearby in Bangalore. You may consider these for your little. Check in detail...

School Name Application Mode Entrance Test
Jain International Residential School, Kanakapura Road Offline/Online Yes
National Public School, Indiranagar Offline NO
Sri Kumaran Children’s Home, Mallasandra Online NA
Delhi Public School, Yelahanka Offline NA
Delhi Public School, Kanakapura Road Offline NA
National Public School, Koramangala Offline NO
Delhi Public School, Mysore Road Offline Yes
National Academy for Learning (NAFL), Basaveswaranagar Offline/Online NA
Air Force School, Hebbal Offline NA
PSBB Learning Leadership Academy, Bannerghatta Road Offline NA


NOTE: The age eligibility had been reduced from 3 years and 9 months to 3.5 years in nursery and the consecutive classes in May 2018. These are the speculations until the government showcase the right eligible ages for 2019-20 admissions.


EWS, SC/ST Categories Admission Criteria 

As per central and state government orders, the Karnataka state government has also reserved seats for specific categories like EWS, schedule tribes, schedule classes, and disadvantageous children. They are continuously working on mending loops in the education system and encourage RTE. Right to education empowers all the children below 14 years of age to have free education near their neighborhood until they reach elementary education. Every school, private or government aided, reserves 25%seats for such students.


The best way to encounter the stress of admissions is to deal patiently with full alertness. So stay coordinated with the government and particular schools website to have first hand information on admissions.


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| Feb 20, 2019

help me for my baby girl her date of birth 17/04/2015. pls search rte in bangalore 560045..

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| Feb 19, 2019

when the link for online application form would be avilaible

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| Feb 18, 2019

rte application which date

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| Feb 15, 2019

when is relese date

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| Feb 14, 2019

When realse the rte

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| Feb 12, 2019

@Maria: schools will start distributing online forms from FEB

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| Feb 08, 2019

When will the online form will be issued for 1st std

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| Feb 07, 2019

Does anyone know, on which day the application link will be opened for 2019-20...........

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| Feb 06, 2019

RTE Application link will be opened in 10 days from today 2019-20

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| Feb 04, 2019

Kishor birth date 28th February year 2015

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| Feb 04, 2019

what is Income limit of RTE Application

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| Jan 29, 2019

Plz tell me rte school in kanakapura

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| Jan 28, 2019


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| Jan 28, 2019


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| Jan 23, 2019

i m looking for my childs rte form can u help me?

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| Dec 27, 2018


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| Nov 23, 2018

very helpful...

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