Education Ministry Advocates Six-Plus Age Admission to Grade 1 for 2024-25 Session

Education Ministry Advocates Six-Plus Age Admission to Grade 1 for 2024-25 Session

Last Updated Feb - 26 - 2024, 06:49 PM | Source : NDTV | Visitors : 34

The Education Ministry calls on all states and Union territories to ensure that the age for Grade 1 admission is six-plus years starting from the 2024-25 academ
Education Ministry Advocates Six-Plus Age Admission to Grade 1 for 2024-25 Session

The Education Ministry has urged all states and Union territories to ensure that the age of admission to Grade 1 is six plus years from the 2024-25 session onwards.

The project is consistent with the principles of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

"The session 2024-25 is soon to begin when new admissions will take place. It is expected that the age in your State/UT has now been aligned to 6+ for admission to Grade I, accordingly," a letter from Archana Sharma Awasthi, Joint Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy reads.

The Education Ministry has urged all states and Union territories to ensure that the age of admission to Grade 1 is six plus years from the 2024-25 session onwards.
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The project is consistent with the principles of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

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