Government may make necessary arrangement for providing free pre-school education for all children until they complete the age of six years to provide early childhood care and education.
Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education
Right to Education Act (RTE), describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article 21a of the Indian Constitution.
If there is a primary school in the same premises of the Secondary school they are to be treated as the same unit and students of the primary school will get automatic admission to the secondary school even if they run under separate management.
In case where a school has both Primary and Secondary section, there will be no lottery for students already admitted in the primary section. In case there are any excess seats only then there may be a lottery at class-V for filling up the additional seats.
Teachers appointed from 01.01.2006 onwards should possess at least 50% marks in H.S. Examination or equivalent and 2 years Diploma in Teacher Training Course (D. El. Ed.); or should be Graduate from recognised University.
At first a general lottery from among all applications irrespective of any category to find out the selected general candidates. Then, a second set lottery for left over candidates in each category i.e. SC, ST and OBC candidates.
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education has notified about the age for admission in School to appropriate Class as per definition in West Bengal Right of Children to Free & Compulsory Education Rules, 2012.