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Kendriya Vidyalayas admissions surge 20 times under HRD minister's quota

The 20-fold increase in Kendriya Vidyalayas admission is quite significant when compared with the 2014 admission season

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Admission to Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) schools across the country under the discretionary quota of the Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) in 2018-19 have gone up more than 20 timers when compared with the 2014 admission season, according to a report by The Indian Express. Since 2016, admissions to KVs under the minister's discretionary quota have accounted for more than the total number of admissions securred through all 790 members from both Houses of Parliament. 

The Indian Express report cited data procured nder the Right to Information (RTI) Act. Each Member of Parliament is currently allowed admission of 10 students

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First Published: Sep 30 2019 | 2:25 PM IST

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