Cases and Legal Analysis
Common Law Admission Test
For CLAT 2014, the registration fees for general candidates is INR 4,000 (up by 33% from 2013) and the pre-admission advance deposit for making oneself eligible for counselling
RTE Act reserves 25% seats for economically weaker section and disadvantaged children (EWSD) in private schools for which these schools are reimbursed by the Government.
S.18 and s.19 of ‘Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009’ (RTE Act 2009) mandate recognition for private schools expressly and prescribe heavy penalties and closure for non-compliance.
Free to choose medium of instruction
The Hon’ble Supreme Court, in the case of State of Karnataka & Anr v.
The Hon’ble Bombay High Court in the case of Uran Education Society v. State of Maharashtra, WP/2800/2015, dated April 28, 2015, held that once 25% children
The Hon’ble Madras High Court in the case of Lakshmi School v. State of Tamil Nadu, W.P. No. 15373 of 2012 etc., dated September 21, 2012
In iJustice vs CLAT Committee – CCI Case no. 41 of 2014 dated 19.08.2014, the Competition Commission of India
Parental Choice Wins
In ‘Forum for promotion of quality education for all v Lt. Gov. Of Delhi and Ors.’ Writ Petition no. 202 of 2014 (with WP 177/2014) decided on 28.11.2014
As a judgment enumerating upon the constitutional validity of the recently enacted the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009
Recently, a Single Judge in Shaheed Udham Singh Smarak v Suman Lata and Ors, W.P.(C) Nos. 3723 of 2012 and 193 of 2011, in the High Court of Delhi
In Punjab Private School Organization v. Union of India and Ors., Civil Writ Petition No. 7770 of 2014, order dated 25.04.2014, the High Court of Punjab