Right to Education

This explainer discusses the Right to Education which is a fundamental right guaranteed under Article 21A of the Constitution of India, 1950. It primarily deals with the law laid out in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.


My child is in a school and is getting education free of cost, but I need to transfer to another city. Will my child get free education in that city? What procedure should I follow?

If a school is derecognised by the Government, what happens to the children studying in that school, under the law on Free and Compulsory Education?

Is it compulsory for parents to send their children to school?

How is the Child’s age determined for admissions in schools under right to education law?

Can my child get free pre-elementary education?

The government shut the school my child was studying in. What can I do?

Will private schools get any money from the government for giving free education to 25% of the children?

Is pre-school education or education before first standard compulsory for children?

What are religious schools and does the law on right to education of children, apply to such schools?

What is the school management committee?

Can school teachers provide private tuitions?

Do I legally have to admit my child in a school?