The School Education Department oversees the RTE admission process, which allocates 25% of reserved places to children from economically and socially weaker sections. The admission process will be implemented as per the amendments made to the RTE Act from the academic year 2024-25, and the government has also included government and aided schools under the ambit of RTE.  All the schools except minority schools, residential schools and partially aided schools have been registered. As per the information given by the state education department, the school registration data collected for the RTE admission process will be sent to the National Informatics Centre (NIC) for further processing. After that, the student registration process will be started.  “Pune district has the state’s highest 4,986 schools registered for RTE admissions with 74,024 available seats under the scheme.