Mumbai, Jan. 24 -- The state education department has announced the schedule for admissions under the 25% Right to Education (RTE) quota for the academic year 2021-22. Online registrations for admissions under the quota shall begin on February 9.

This year, there will be only one lottery for admissions under the quota, which will be conducted on March 5. After the lottery, a waiting list will be released in as per the vacant seats in schools, across the state. Students can then claim admissions against vacant seats. If there are vacant seats, even after the admissions under the waiting list are over, remaining students can be allotted on a lottery basis.

While the registration process shall continue until February 26, 2021, selected can...