Thursday, March 16, 2006


Yet another boon for single girl child!
Friday, 17 March , 2006, 01:19
New Delhi: In yet another boon for single girl child of parents after wavier of her school fees for studying in Class VI-XII in Kendriya Vidyalayas, HRD Minister Arjun Singh has decided to give her a special consideration for admission in central schools.

It has been decided that single girl children, who do not qualify for admission from Class VI onwards based on their rank in admission test but who obtain the minimum qualifying marks, would be admitted in central schools upto a maximum of two girls per class, over and above the sanctioned strength.

For admission in Class I after admitting the candidates upto the full strength, if there were single female children left among the unsuccessful applicants, upto two children would be admitted in each section of Class I, an official release said on Thursday.

In making selections from among such cases, preference would be given to applicants as per priority categories laid down in the admission guidelines, it said.

As per of government’s efforts to boost education among girl children, the Kendriya Vidyala Schools (KVS) have waived fees for its students of Classes from VI to XII who are single children of their parents from January one this year. This would benefit 10,300 girls of KVS.


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