The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions Act 2004 (2 of 2005) as amended by the NCMEI (Amendment Act 2006) lays down rights of Minority Educational Institutions as under:- Right to establish a Minority Educational Institution:-
After obtaining minority status certificate, the institutions have the following rights in terms of Article 30 (1) of the Constitution and Section 2(g) of the NCMEI Act.
It has been held by the Supreme Court in Case of P.A. Inamdar Vs. State of Maharashtra [2006 (6) SCC 537] that:
Further, a minority educational institution covered under Article 30(1) of the Constitution including a Madarsa is exempted from the purview of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act.