RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021-22 online application form are invited at rte.tnschools.gov.in. Directorate of Government Examinations has released the notification, guidelines and apply online process for Tamil Nadu RTE admissions has been started. Under RTE Act 2009, all the students of weaker sections will get 25% reservation in private schools in the state. TN School Education Department invites RTE Online Application Form 2021-22 Tamilnadu for RTE admissions in Tamil Nadu.
Interested candidates can fill RTE admission 2021-22 Tamilnadu online registration form at official website. The start date to apply online for current year is 5 July 2021 and last date to apply for RTE TN admissions is 3 August 2021.
RTE Act is applicable for all states to provide free and compulsory education to the children of poor families. All the eligible applicants can fill RTE application form 2021 in Tamilnadu. Candidates can also see 25% Reservation Intake Capacity (District and School Wise Details) and RTE Tamilnadu School List for admissions. As per the Tamil Nadu RTE Rules, every school must update the details of number of seats available on the website.
RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021-22 Online Application Form
The complete procedure of how to apply online for RTE Tamilnadu 2021-22 online application is as follows:-
Step 1: For RTE Admission 2021-22 Tamilnadu, visit official website at
Step 2: On the homepage, click the “Start Application” link under “Application to Private Schools under the provisions of Right To Education Act,2009 Section 12.1(c)” section as shown here.
Step 3: In the next window, the RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021-22 Student / Parent online registration form will appear as shown below:-
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Step 4: Fill personal details such as name of child, gender, date of birth, password, religion, community, mobile number, eligible class as per DOB, e-mail ID and click at “Save” button.
Step 5: Applicants will get message of successful registration and Application number as shown here:-
Step 6: Candidates can then make login using application number and password and click at “Login” button as shown here:-
Step 7: Applicants can proceed filling the RTE Tamil Nadu Admission 2021-22 online registration form by entering their parent details:-
Step 8: After filling in the parent details, applicants will have to fill the Address details to proceed for the RTE Tamil Nadu Admission 2021-22 Online Application Form:-
Step 9: Accordingly, fill in the residential address, Pin code, District and proceed to filling RTE Tamilnadu Admission online application form by uploading their documents:-
Step 10: Finally, applicants can select schools and complete the TN RTE Admission 2021-22 online registration / application form filling process.
Applicants must take a printout of the completed Tamil Nadu RTE Admission Form for any future reference. It is advised to the students to firstly go through the RTE Admission 2021 TN guidelines before started filling online application form. Dept. of School Education in Tamilnadu will give preference to the children residing within 1 km radius of the school for RTE Tamil Nadu 2021-2022 admission.
RTE Tamil Nadu Admission 2021-22 Schedule
Below are the important dates which must be looked upon to fill RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021-22:-
|24 June 2021||Schools to prepare details on the intake capacity of entry level classes and separate register for 25% intake.|
|2 July 2021||25% intake seats to be displayed on notice board and website.|
|5 July 2021||Start date of online application for RTE quota.|
|3 August 2021||Last Date for RTE TN Admissions for current academic year.|
|9 August 2021||Names of eligible applicants and ineligible applicants with reasons for rejection to be on display.|
|10 August 2021||Random selection (if applications exceed available seats).|
|10 August 2021||Names of selected applicants with application numbers to be displayed on school notice boards and websites.|
As per the RTE Act, around 25% seats must be reserved in private schools (non-minority schools) for children from economically and socially disadvantaged groups. There are over 1 lakh seats available in around 9,000 schools across the state. But it is still not clarified whether RTE Admissions are available to CBSE schools in the state.
Eligibility Criteria for RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021 – Who can Apply
Here is the complete eligibility criteria to apply online for RTE TN Admissions 2021-22:-
- Children of Parents falling under economically weaker sections, disadvantaged groups, disadvantaged groups-special category are eligible.
- For LKG admissions, date of birth must be b/w 31 July 2017 to 31 July 2018.
- For 1st Standard admission, date of birth must be b/w 31 July 2015 to 31 July 2016.
- Applicants from BC-others, MBC, ST, SC-others, SC-arunthathiyar, OC, DNC (Denotified communities), social category not disclosed are eligible.
- The annual income of the family of the applicant from all sources must not exceed Rs. 2 lakh.
- Disabled children, wards of scavengers and HIV infected among others would be given preference.
List of Documents for LKG / Class 1 Admission under RTE Tamilnadu Admissions
As per the new system introduced earlier in 2021, private schools are tagged on GIS maps. Once parents register their address, schools located within a 1 km radius from their residence will show up on the screen. A parent can select a maximum of five schools. Parents have to upload their ward’s documents whose list is given below:-
- Recent photograph of applicant (150 px * 175 px).
- Birth certificate.
- Aadhar card or ration card of the parent / guardian.
- Income certificate for weaker section candidates.
- Community certificate for disadvantaged group candidates.
- Disadvantaged Group Special Category Certificate.
- Disability Certificate (if any).
- Certificate to prove wards of scavengers (if applicable).
- Children of HIV infected parents (if applicable).
These certificates must be upload for RTE Tamil Nadu Admission 2021-22. Parents can visit district-level educational offices for filling up online applications.
RTE Tamil Nadu School List 2021-22
RTE Tamil Nadu School List 2021-22 School List & TN RTE Admission Intake Capacity can be checked at rte.tnschools.gov.in. Directorate of Government Examinations, TN will start accepting RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021-22 online application form from 27 April 2021. School Education Department will invite RTE Online Application Form 2021 Tamilnadu for 25% reservation of admission seats for poor students in private schools. Interested candidates can fill RTE Tamil Nadu 2021-2022 online application at official website rte.tnschools.gov.in. Even candidates can see District & School Wise Intake Capacity / Number of Seats as per RTE TN Schools List 2021 for 25% Reservation for the current academic year.
RTE Act is applicable for all states to provide free and compulsory education to the children of poor families. All the applicants can fill RTE application form 2021-22 Tamilnadu. Under Right to Education Act, 2009 students from weaker sections are entitled for 25% reservation in all schools.
Tamilnadu RTE 25% Reservation Intake Capacity (District & Schools Wise Vacancy)
The complete procedure to see the number of seats in a specific school in Tamilnadu before making RTE Tamil Nadu 2021-22 online application, candidates must follow the procedure given below:-
Check intake Capacity at www.rte.tnschools.gov.in
Step 1: For RTE Admission 2021-22 Tamilnadu Schools List, visit the official website at
Step 2: At homepage, click “View School List” link or directly click atas it appears.
Step 3: Upon clicking the link, the Tamilnadu RTE Intake Capacity page will open containing the name of districts, total schools, RTE Seats.
Step 4: Then applicants will have to select the “Name of their District” to open the RTE Tamilnadu School List for admissions 2021.
Step 5: This RTE Tamil Nadu School List 2021 will comprise of the name of the “Education District“, “UDISE Code“, “School Name“, “RTE Seats“, “School Type“, “Entry Class“.
Step 6: All the candidates can then fill the online application form against the number of vacancies in a specific school through the link – https://rte.tnschools.gov.in/home
School Education Department will give preference to the children residing within 1 km radius of the school for RTE Tamilnadu 2021-22 admission.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
What is RTE Admission 2021 22 in Tamil Nadu
RTE Admission Act means Right To Education, it describes importance of compulsory education to children between the age group of 6-14 years under the Indian Constitution of Article 21a.
How to Apply Online for RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021-22
Visit the official website www.rte.tnschools.gov.in, click the “Start Application” link under “Application to Private Schools under the provisions of Right To Education Act,2009 Section 12.1(c)” section to open RTE Tamilnadu Admission online registration / application form.
What is Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
SSA is a flagship programme for achievement of Universalization of Elementary Education (UEE) in a time bound manner, as mandated by 86th amendment to the Constitution of India making free and compulsory Education to the Children of 6-14 years age group, a Fundamental Right
What are the documents required for RTE application in Tamilnadu
Passport size photograph, birth certificate, income certificate of parents, aadhaar / ration card of ward & their parents, certificate to prove wards of scavengers or children of HIV infected parents (if applicable)
What is the Age Limit for RTE Tamilnadu Admission 2021
For LKG admissions, date of birth must be b/w 31 July 2017 to 31 July 2018. For 1st Standard admission, date of birth must be b/w 31 July 2015 to 31 July 2016.
What is the start date and last date to apply for TN RTE Admissions this year
The start date to apply online for RTE Tamil Nadu Admission is 5 July 2021. The last date to submit application form is 3 August 2021.
— For more details on the RTE Admission 2021-2022 Online in Tamilnadu, please visit the official website given here – tnschools.gov.in or http://www.dge.tn.gov.in/