Of those 6,477 schools, 4,760 were considered for the overall rankings, while 4,452 made the cut for another list of schools “beating the odds.” (Many schools made both lists.)
A list of schools operating illegally in the city would also be released.A notice addressed to parents has also been pasted at the school entrance. It reads, "The school is unrecogised and parents are hereby informed that they should not admit their children to this school." The basic shiksha adhikari said, "Accused Zia-ul-Haq ran two unregistered, unaffiliated schools under the same name which is illegal. We have sealed the school where the controversy on singing National Anthem started but we found nothing, not even furniture, at his other school so there was no question of sealing it." Eight teachers, including the principal, of MA Convent School had quit in protest against the manager's decision not to allow students to sing National Anthem for Independence Day..