Kendriya Vidyalaya is a platform to provide excellent educational needs to children. It was affiliated with the central government to nurture the children with their talents and endeavors with high-quality of education. To improve the children’s talent it maintains experimentation and innovations in their syllabus. It provides a common program of education for the Defence and Para-military personnel. Here, you can check the latest update of Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission Guidelines 2023-24. The Guidelines details are also given below.
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA SANGATHAN
GUIDELINES FOR ADMISSIONS IN
(2023-24 & Onwards)
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA SANGATHAN NEW DELHI
PART-A- GENERAL GUIDELINES;
GUIDELINES FOR ADMISSION IN KENDRIYA VIDYALAYAS
1. In supersession of all the guidelines governing admissions in Kendriya Vidyalayas that have been issued in the past, the following guidelines are issued to regulate admissions in the Kendriya Vidyalayas with effect from the academic session 2023-24 & onwards. These guidelines are not applicable to Kendriya Vidyalayas located abroad and Dr. Rajendra Prasad Kendriya Vidyalaya, President Estate, New Delhi – 110004.
Unless the context suggests otherwise, the definition of the following terms used in these guidelines would be as below:-
- CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES: An employee who is regular (i.e. an employee working on that post sanctioned by the Government in a substantive capacity) and draws his emoluments from the Consolidated Fund of India.
- TRANSFERABLE: An employee who has been transferred at least once in the preceding 7 years shall be deemed to be transferable.
- TRANSFER: An employee would be treated as transferred only if he/she has been transferred by the competent authority from one place/urban agglomeration to another place/urban agglomeration which is at a distance of at least 20 km. And minimum period of stay at a place should be six months.
- AUTONOMOUS BODIES / PUBLIC SECTOR UNDERTAKINGS: Organizations that are fully financed by the government or where the government share is more than 51 per cent would be deemed to be autonomous bodies/ public sector undertakings.
- SINGLE GIRL CHILD: Single Girl Child means the only child i.e. only girl child to the parents, with no other siblings.
3. PRIORITIES INADMISSION
The following priorities shall be followed in granting admissions:-
A) KENDRIYA VIDYALAYAS UNDER THE CIVIL/DEFENCE SECTOR:
- Children of transferable and non-transferable Central government employees and children of ex-servicemen. This will also include children of Foreign National officials, who come on deputation or transfer to India on invitation by Govt. of India.
- Children of transferable and non-transferable employees of Autonomous Bodies / Public Sector Undertaking/Institute of Higher Learning of the Government of India.
- Children of transferable and non-transferable State Government employees.
- Children of transferable and non-transferable employees of Autonomous Bodies/ Public Sector Undertakings/Institute of Higher Learning of the State Governments.
- Children from any other category including the children of Foreign Nationals who are located in India due to their work or for any personal reasons. The children of Foreign Nationals would be considered only in case there are no Children of Indian Nationals waitlisted for admission.
Note: Preference for Admission to wards will be based on the number of transfers of the parents in the last 7 years.
B) KENDRIYA VIDYALAYAS UNDER PUBLIC SECTOR UNDERTAKINGS/ INSTITUTES OF HIGHER LEARNING:
1. Children and grandchildren of employees of the Project Sector/Institutes of Higher Learning which are the sponsors of the Vidyalaya, Children of Project employees & Post Graduate students who are working on long-term research projects, Children of regular Council of Wardens (COW) employees and children and grandchildren of retired employees.
Note: Preference for Admission will be given to children serving employees, grandchildren of serving employees and children and grandchildren of retired employees in that order.
2. Children of transferable and non-transferable Central government employees and children of ex-servicemen. This will also include children of Foreign National officials, who come on deputation or transfer to India on invitation by Govt. of India.
3. Children of transferable and non-transferable employees of Autonomous Bodies/Public Sector Undertaking/Institute of Higher Learning of the Government of India.
4. Children of transferable and non-transferable State Government employees.
5. Children of transferable and non-transferable employees of Autonomous Bodies/ Public Sector Undertakings/Institute of Higher Learning of the State Governments.
6. Children from any other category including the children of Foreign Nationals who are located in India due to their work or for any personal reasons. The Children of Foreign Nationals would be considered only in case there are no children of Indian Nationals waitlisted for admission.
Note: Preference in Admission to wards will be granted based on the number of transfers of the parents in the last 7 years.
4. ELIGIBLE AGE FOR ADMISSION
A Child must be 6 years old for Class 1 as of 31st March in the academic year in which admission is sought (A child born on 1st April should also be considered.)
A. The minimum and maximum age limit for admission in Kendriya Vidyalayas in various classes is given below: (Child born on 1st April should also be considered.)
|Minimum / Maximum Age as of 31st March of the Year in which admission is sought.
|Minimum Age 6 and Maximum Age 8 years
|Minimum Age 7 and Maximum Age 9 years
|Minimum Age 7 and Maximum Age 9 years
|Minimum Age 8 and Maximum Age 10 years
|Minimum Age 9 and Maximum Age 11 years
|Minimum Age 10 and Maximum Age 12 years
|Minimum Age 11 and Maximum Age 13 years
|Minimum Age 12 and Maximum Age 14 years
|Minimum Age 13 and Maximum Age 15 years
|Minimum Age 14 and Maximum Age 16 years
Note: The maximum age limit can be relaxed by two years in case of differently abled children by the Principal.
B. There is no age restriction for admission to Class XI provided the student is seeking admission in the year of passing the Class X examination. Similarly, there will be no upper & lower age limit for admission to class, XII provided there has been no break-in in the continuous study of the student after passing class XI.
5. CLASS STRENGTH AND COMPETENT AUTHORITIES
|Upto 30th June
|Registered and eligible candidates are subject to the availability of vacancies except for class XI
|30 days from the date of declaration of class-X results by CBSE
|Registered and eligible candidates are subject to the availability of vacancies for class XI only.
|Upto 30th November
|This provision is applicable only to those parents of CAT I to IV in the Civil & Defence Sector and CAT I to V in Projects & Institutes of Higher learning who have been transferred during the current academic session after the registration process is over. The admission will be granted on first- cum first serve basis immediately as and when the parent approaches for admission in the Vidyalaya.
|Upto 30th November
|Defence Personnel (Army/Navy/ Air Force) Paramilitary forces Personnel who have been transferred/retired during the current academic session after the registration process is over. The admission will be granted on first- cum first serve basis immediately as and when the parent approaches for admission in the Vidyalaya.
6. RESERVATIONS IN ADMISSION
A. SCHEDULED CASTE, SCHEDULED TRIBE AND OTHER BACKWARD CLASSES CATEGORY
15% seats for Scheduled Caste, 7.5% seats for Scheduled Tribes and 27% seats for Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) shall be reserved in all fresh admissions in all Kendriya Vidyalayas.
B. DIFFERENTLY ABLED CATEGORY
3% seats of the total available seats for fresh admission will be horizontally Reserved for differently abled-children.
7. ADMISSION WITH KV TRANSFER CERTIFICATE INCLUDING LOCAL TRANSFER (TC).
- Admission of children with KV TC will be automatic (over and above Class Strength) if the parent has been transferred from one station to another. When the class strength reaches 55, efforts should be initiated to open additional sections.
- Defence personnel and Para-military Forces who shift their families to a station of their choice whenever they are transferred to some non-family areas or posted in Naxal-affected areas can admit their children on KV TC in a KV located at the station where they will keep their family.
- In all other cases where the transfer of the parent is not involved, the admission with KV TC would be done only with the prior approval of the Deputy Commissioner of the region concerned. (iv). All cases of local transfers will be done with the approval of the DC concerned on merit.
- A student with KV TC may also be permitted in project KVs only up to class strength of 45 with the prior concurrence of the Chairman, VMC. Beyond this, no admission on KV TC would be done in project schools. However, the Deputy Commissioner of the region is empowered to allow admission in the project/nearest KV in extremely deserving cases
8. STUDENTS OF N.I.O.S / STATE BOARDS / ICSE FOR ADMISSION IN CLASS XI IN KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA
The students of State Boards/ICSE/NIOS may be considered for admission in class XI if vacancies exist.
9. FRESH ADMISSION FOR CLASS X AND XII
Fresh admissions to classes X & XII, other than KV students, will be entertained subject to the availability of vacancies. Such admissions to classes X and XII will be considered by the Deputy Commissioner of the Region concerned, only if, the average strength in class X/XII is below 40. This will further be subject to the following conditions:
- The child has been in the same course of studies i.e. in a CBSEaffiliated school.
- For Class X, the child must have obtained not less than 55% marks in aggregate in class IX.
- For admission to class XII, 55% of marks in the class XI examination is mandatory.
- The child should otherwise be eligible as per KVS admission guidelines.
- The combinations of subjects opted for by the student are available in Kendriya Vidyalayas.
10. ADMISSION OF CHILDREN STUDYING ABROAD SEATS
A KV Student, who went abroad with his parents on their deputation to a foreign country, will be admitted to a corresponding class on their return to India by the Principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya, where admission is being sought (such admissions will be over and above the class strength)
11. ADMISSION FOR VACANT SEATS
In case seats remain vacant after 30th June as the case may be, in the year of admission, the Deputy Commissioner of the Region is empowered to allow admissions up to the prescribed strength as per priorities in admission up to 31st July.
Note: In case of any issue related to the interpretation of the Admission Guidelines, the decision of Commissioner KVS will be final.
1. Following categories of children would be admitted over and above the class strength except where stated otherwise in the provision itself.
- Each Directorate of education of Armed Forces i.e. Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guards can recommend a maximum of 06 names for admission of children of their Defence Personnel in an academic year in Kendriya Vidyalayas located in Defence Sector except classes X and XII. These admissions would be over and above the class strength and other than Part A Para 5 of KVS admission guidelines & would be done on the orders issued by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. (Up to 31st August).
- Children of serving KVS employees. The Children of the serving employees of KVS (Kendriya Vidyalayas, Regional Offices, ZIETs and KVS (HQ) will be considered for admission at any time of the year irrespective of the class strength/year of transfer/recruitment. However, for class IX, the child has to clear the admission test (The Officials/Officers who come on deputation to KVS their wards should also be treated at par with regular KVS employees). No admission would be given to wards of retired persons.
- Children of Central Government employees who die in harnesses. Pension papers/letters issued by Controlling Authority will be taken as proof.
- Children of recipients of Paramveer Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Veer Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra & Shourya Chakra, Sena Medal (Army), Nausena Medal (Navy), Vayu Sena Medal (Air Force).
- Children of recipients of the President‟s Police medal for gallantry & Police medal for gallantry.
- Meritorious sports children who have secured I, II & III positions in SGFI/CBSE/National/State level games organized by the Government.
- Recipients of Rashtrapati Puraskar in Scouts & Guides.
- Single girl children in class I and from class VI onwards are subject to a maximum of two per section in class I and two per class in class VI and onwards. It includes twin girl children also.
- a) In the case of twin girls, it will be treated as one admission.
- b) While drawing the lot, the names of both girls (twin) should be written on a single slip/interlinked.
- c) In the case of the single girl child (including twin girl children), if the number of applications is more than the number of allotted seats i.e. maximum of 02 per section in class I and 02 per class in class VI and onwards, the admission should be granted on the basis of the Priority Category. If in one category more applications are made, all such applications should be taken together and the list of selected candidates should be prepared through a draw of lots.
- Children who are recipients of the National Bravery Award, or of the Balshree Award instituted by National Bal Bhawan.
- Children who have shown special talent in Fine Arts and have been recognized at the National or State level.
- 60 admissions in Kendriya Vidyalayas located anywhere in India and 15 admissions in hostels of Kendriya Vidyalayas, would be granted to employees of the Ministry of External Affairs each year, by orders of KVS (HQs). These would be regulated as follows:
- 60 admissions in Kendriya Vidyalayas located anywhere in India be utilized exclusively for children returning from abroad along with their parents after their posting in the current or previous year and would be considered for admission up to 30th November. All these admissions will be subject to the condition that not more than 5 children would be admitted to one school in a year and that the children would be submitting a transfer certificate from a school abroad, in which they had been studying prior to seeking admission to a KV.
- 15 seats for admission in hostels in Kendriya Vidyalayas would be allotted to the children whose parents are going abroad on a posting to the station, which does not have adequate educational facilities. The required information in this respect would need to be given by the Ministry of External Affairs (up to 30th November).
- 15 children of the employees of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) would be admitted on orders to be issued by the KVS (HQs). Of these, a maximum of 5 seats would be given in Delhi and the remaining would be outside Delhi. (up to 30th June).
- Children orphaned due to the Covid-19 pandemic will be considered for admission over and above the class strength under the PM CARES for Children Scheme. The admission will be done on the basis of the list given by the District Magistrate of the concerned District subject to 10 children per KV and a maximum of 02 children per class. These children will be exempted from payment of fees (Tuition fee, Computer fund, and VVN) from Classes I to XII. (Only for registered candidates in the PM CARES for Children portal).
- 50 admissions in Kendriya Vidyalayas forwards of Group –B & C employees of Central Police Organizations, that is, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, CISF, NDRF, and Assam Rifles under Ministry of Home Affairs, posted for internal security, border guarding, disaster response and other difficult areas based on a list provided by the MHA after issuance of orders from KVS (HQs).
- Admissions of wards of Kashmir Migrants will be given as per the following conditions:
- Extension of date of admission for 30 days.
- Relaxation in cut-off percentage will be as applicable to SC/ST candidates subject to minimum eligibility requirements.
- Admissions will be given over and above the class strength.
2. ADMISSION OF WARDS OF ARMED / PARA MILITARY FORCES
Automatic admission of children in the Kendriya Vidyalayas on the basis of a transfer certificate issued by the schools following NCERT/ CBSE curriculum & syllabus and run by Armed Forces (Army, Air Force, Navy) and Para Military Forces i.e. CRPF/BSF/ITBP/SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)/CISF/NSG, Assam Rifles and schools run by Indian Coast guard, ISRO/AEES (Atomic Energy Education Society) will be entertained only if the parent has been transferred to that place or has desired to settle at the place after his retirement, or transferred to some non-family station or posted in Naxal affected areas and choose to keep the family elsewhere.
This provision shall be applicable to schools run by Indian Coast Guard also. This provision may also be extended to the children of government employees studying in schools run by ISRO/AEES (Atomic Energy Education Society).
It is clarified that the above provisions are only for the wards of Defence personnel/Para Military Forces i.e. CRPF/BSF/ITBP/SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal)/CISF/NSG and Assam Rifles viz. sons & daughters only. This will not include the grandchildren of Defence personnel. Provisions of KVS admission guidelines including the eligibility criteria for age and marks/grades will be followed in letter and spirit. Also, the fee including VVN is to be paid from the month of admission of the child in the Kendriya Vidyalaya regardless of the fact that the fee for succeeding months has already been paid in the school from which TC has been issued for admission to KV. TCs issued by the CBSE-affiliated schools of Defence Ministry/ Deptts/ Authority will be endorsed by the concerned Deputy Commissioner of the region where admission is sought.
3. CHILDREN WHO WERE EARLIER STUDYING IN KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA:
Children who were earlier studying in Kendriya Vidyalaya but due to(a) transfer of parent or (b) relocation due to exigency caused by the posting of parent to field area were compelled to study in a school other than Kendriya Vidyalaya because no KV was available at that station, if the said parent subsequently gets transferred to a place where a Kendriya Vidyalaya exists, his/her child be considered for admission, consequent upon the transfer/movement of the parent subsequently to a place where a Kendriya Vidyalaya exists, over and above the class strength. Proof of this effect has to be provided by the parent.
An advertisement for online registration to Class-I shall be issued by the Regional Office in the local newspapers as per the admission schedule and inviting Parents to register their wards for admission in Kendriya Vidyalayas. This advertisement should specifically indicate that admissions in Kendriya Vidyalayas are not restricted to Central Govt. employees and are open to all, only certain priorities have been laid down for different categories to regulate the admissions. The reservations for SC, ST, OBC-NCL and Differently Abled under RTE Act 2009 should also be indicated.
- Registration shall not be done if there is no vacancy or likelihood of any vacancy in a particular class. In case a vacancy arises in future, registration can be made after giving wide publicity at the local level/Vidyalaya website and admission can be granted as per KVS Admission Guidelines.
- In case the number of children seeking registration is less because of which all seats have not been filled up, the Principal shall issue a second advertisement in the month of May/June notifying the availability of vacancies.
- Admissions are required to be made with the approval of the Executive Committee of the Vidyalaya In case the Executive Committee does not approve the admissions up to the full sanctioned strength of the class, the Principal shall intimate this fact to the Deputy Commissioner who may approve the admissions.
- Registration for class XI shall be taken up immediately after the declaration of results of class X and admissions up to the full strength of the class should be completed within 20 days after the declaration of results by CBSE. In case there is any difficulty in admitting children up to the full strength because the Executive Committee of the Vidyalaya not approving the same, the procedure as laid down for other classes above shall be followed and admissions up to the sanctioned strength of the class shall be made within 30days of declaration of CBSE results with the approval of the Deputy Commissioner.
- Registration forms shall be made available by the Principal Free of Cost. However, for Class-I registration will be done online through Online Admission Portal when the portal is live.
- Registration forms complete in all respects and accompanied by all required documents must be submitted/sent to the Vidyalaya concerned within the prescribed date as per notification of the KVS.
- Attested copies of the prescribed documents would be required to be submitted along with the application form for registration.
- For Class I certificate of proof of age in the form of a birth certificate issued by the authority competent to register births. This will include certificates from Notified Area Council / Municipality / Municipal Corporation extract about the date of birth from records of Village Panchayat, Military Hospital and service records of Defence personnel. For other classes, the date of birth recorded in the transfer certificate issued by a school recognized by the State Education Department would be accepted. The original certificate of date of birth should be returned to the parent after verification. Admissions up to class VIII may be granted without any school transfer certificate provided the child is otherwise eligible and his birth certificate has been issued by a Govt. body.
- A certificate that the child belongs to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/EWS/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/BPL wherever applicable, issued by the Competent Authority in the concerned State Government/Union Government. The certificate in respect of either of the parents may be accepted initially, for the purpose of admission, if this certificate is not available for the child. However, the certificate in respect of the child has to be submitted within a period of 03 months from the date of admission.
- A certificate from the civil surgeon/rehabilitation centre or any other competent authority defined by the Government of India certifying the child is handicapped, wherever applicable. In cases, where the handicap of the child can be visually seen by the Principal, the child may be accepted as handicapped even without a certificate. However, the parent may be advised to obtain the relevant certificate from the Competent Authority and submit the same to the school.
- A service certificate showing the number of transfers during the preceding 7 years duly signed and stamped by the head of an office bearing the name, designation and other relevant particulars in block letters.
- A certificate of retirement for uniformed Defence employees.
- Proof of Residence.
- Mere registration will not confer a right to admission.
- Incomplete application forms shall normally be rejected. In case vacancies remain, the Principal may allow completion of the form later at his/her discretion.
- Admission secured on the basis of any wrong certificate shall be cancelled by the Principal forthwith and no appeal against such action of the Principal shall be entertained.
- For admission to class I the registrations will be done through online mode. In a double-shift Kendriya Vidyalaya, each shift will be treated as a separate Vidyalaya for admission purposes. No change of shift will be permitted. If multiple registration forms are submitted for the same child in the same Kendriya Vidyalaya, only the last application will be considered.
- In respect of Category I, II, III and IV admissions the veracity of the Certificates submitted by the parents as proof of their service must be invariably verified by the Principal.
4. METHOD OF ADMISSION IN CLASS 1
Out of the available seats of fresh admission, 25% shall be reserved for Right To Education (Hereafter referred to as “RTE‟) 15% shall be reserved for SC, 7.5% shall be reserved for ST and 27% seats shall be reserved for “OBC- Non-Creamy Layer”. (Hereafter referred to as “OBC-NCL”)
After the admission of students under the RTE Act followed by Differently Abled (Hereafter referred to as “DA‟), the children belonging to Cat-1 will be taken up. The students admitted under Cat-1 will also include SC/ST/OBC-NCL. Similarly, after admission of Cat-1, admission of Cat-2 will be taken up which will include SC/ST/OBC-NCL (up to Cat-3 in case of Project/IHL School)
The shortfall in the number of candidates on seats reserved for SC, ST and OBC-NCL will be worked out after considering the number of SC/ST/OBC-NCL children admitted under RTE quota and Priority Cat-1 and Cat-2.
The reservation norms shall be applicable within the approved class strength of 40 students per section
RTE 25% – 10 seats
SC 15% – 06 seats
ST 7.5% – 03 seats
OBC 27% – 11 seats
(3% seats for the differently-abled applicant would be reserved horizontally)
After the closing of the process of registration, the sequence of conduct of the lottery by each Kendriya Vidyalaya will be as under:
- RTE Lottery
- All DA Lotteries
- CAT III
- CAT IV
- CAT V
- CAT VI (If applicable)
- Single Girl Child (Hereafter referred to as “SGC‟
The following sequence is to be adopted for the fresh admissions to Class-I in Kendriya Vidyalayas.
- First Lot: 10 seats (out of 40 seats) in Class I per section are to be filled as per RTE Provisions (25% of seats) and these 10 seats will be filled by draw of lots from all applications of SC/ST/EWS/BPL/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) /Differently abled taken together who is the resident of Neighborhood
- Second Lot: Lottery for Differently Abled candidates of SC/ST/OBCNCL/Unreserved is to be conducted as per Priority Category.
- Third Lot: Remaining seats (after deducting RTE and Differently Abled applicants, if any) will be filled as per the existing Priority Category of Cat-1 and Cat-2 (Cat-1 to Cat-3 in case of Project/IHL KV) only up to the sanctioned strength or till all the registered candidates from Cat-1 and Cat-2 (Cat-1 to Cat-3 in case of Project/IHL KV) is filled.
- Fourth Lot: The total number of SC/ST/OBC-NCL will be counted from the admitted summary of RTE, DA, Cat-1 and Cat-2 (Cat-1 to Cat-3 in case of Project/IHL KV) admissions done till the third phase. Thereafter, the shortfall in the seats reserved for SC/ST/OBC-NCL, if any, shall be covered by admitting SC/ST/OBC-NCL applicants as per the order of priorities of admission, irrespective of the sanctioned strength.
- Fifth Lot: After all these processes, if sanctioned strength is not filled and seats are vacant, applicants from Priority Cat-3 (Cat-4 in Project/IHL KV) onwards will be taken up for admission as per the existing priority list for unreserved seats only. The unfilled leftover reserved seats of RTE/SC/ST/OBC (NCL) should be kept vacant.
- Filling of leftover vacant reserved seats, in case an adequate number of candidates registered online are not available: For filling the unfilled quota of reserved seats for RTE/SC/ST/OBC, a separate advertisement is to be given, in the month of April, as per schedule of Admission by the concerned Kendriya Vidyalaya, for offline registration of the candidates belonging to that particular category only to fill the shortfall of reservation quota. The candidates thus registered offline may be admitted based on their Priority Category to fulfil the shortfall of reservation quota. Even after going through the above exercise, if these seats remain vacant, then the following procedure may be adopted:
- In no case, the seats reserved as per RTE will be de-reserved.
- In case of vacant seats of SC/ST: SC/ST seats should be filled after interchanging the seat as per the availability of registered candidates from the available SC/ST social category priority list i.e. vacant SC seats may be filled with ST or vice versa, only if total SC and ST candidates admitted taken together fall short of total reserved seats of SC and ST taken together. This aggregation may be obtained by counting all the admitted SC and ST candidates of all the categories e.g. in a single section KV total SC and ST seats are 9(6 SC + 3 ST). Now suppose 8 SC and 1 ST are already admitted and there are no more ST candidates available to admit, in this case, these 2 seats of ST will not be given to SC as already 9 SC/ST candidates have been admitted. Clarification: OBC seats cannot be interchanged with SC/ST or RTE.
- In case of vacant seat of OBC:
- Within the sanctioned strength: After going through the process mentioned in para 4(vi) still reserve seats for OBC (NCL) are unfilled, they may be filled with remaining waitlisted eligible candidates from Priority Categories within approved class strength.
- Over and Above the Sanctioned Strength: No action is to be taken.
- The definition/eligibility criteria of Disadvantaged Group/Weaker Section/BPL/OBC (Non-creamy layer) will be as per the notification of the concerned State Governments. (The DC KVS RO Concerned may issue guidelines regarding BPL/EWS as per the latest notification of the concerned State Governments).
- Admission test will not be conducted for Class I
A. DEFINITION OF DISADVANTAGED GROUP
- A child belonging to a disadvantaged group means a child belonging to the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, socially and educationally backward class or such other group having a disadvantage owing to social, cultural, economic, geographical, linguistic, gender or such other factor as may be specified by the appropriate government, by notification (Section 2 (d) of RTE Act).
- Children with special needs and suffering from disabilities will be determined as per the provision mentioned in RTE Act 2009 or as defined by the concerned State Govt.
B. DEFINITION OF WEAKER SECTION
A child belonging to a weaker section means a child belonging to such a parent or guardian (declared by a Court or a Statute) whose annual income is lower than the minimum limit specified by the appropriate government, by notification (Section2(e)). The income limit regarding economically weaker sections will be applicable as notified by the State Govt. concerned.
C. DEFINITION OF NEIGHBOURHOOD & PROOF OF RESIDENCE (APPLICABLE FOR ADMISSION UNDER RTE ONLY)
Since Kendriya Vidyalayas are located in places with varied densities of populations, they have been categorized as follows for determining the limits of the neighbourhood:
- Major cities and Urban areas (All District Hqrs. & Metros) – 5 km. Radius
- Places and areas other than those included in 1 above – 8 km Radius
- Proof of residence shall have to be produced by all applicants.
- A self-declaration in writing from the parent about distance may also be accepted to this effect, subject to verification.
5. Admissions for class I are being done online mode & for other classes it is offline
Composition of Committee for Offline Draw of lots: Every Kendriya Vidyalaya will constitute a committee for the purpose of monitoring a system of Draw of Lots to be held in Class I or in any other class (for offline mode only) wherever such stage is reached when all candidates of a particular category or having the same number of transfers cannot be accommodated against an available number of seats.
The committee will comprise the following five (05) members:
- Principal – Convener
- Teacher – Member (To be nominated by Principal)
- Two parents (One lady) – Members (One parent has to be from the candidates to be considered under section 12(1)(c) of RTE Act 2009)
- VMC member Member (To be nominated by Chairman, VMC)
An additional 6th member can be nominated by the Principal from the students of class IX to XII wherever these classes exist.
This committee may be notified with the concurrence of the Chairman, VMC, at least 5 days in advance of the draw of lots and be displayed on School Notice Board.
6. FEE AND OTHER CONCESSIONS:
- No fee is to be charged to the children admitted under the 25% quota prescribed under RTE Act 2009.
- Expenses on account of NCERT textbooks, notebooks, stationary, uniform and transport will be reimbursed on production of proper bills in respect of 25% of the children admitted under the RTE Provisions subject to the ceiling prescribed and availability of funds.
- Once the children are admitted in Class-I under RTE Act, they will continue to enjoy exemptions and concessions till class VIII either in the same KV or any other K.V. moving on transfer as per RTE Act.
- Address proof of the parent should be furnished at the time of the registration.
- The employees who have the facility of fee reimbursement in their departments cannot claim RTE concessions.
7. METHOD OF ADMISSION FROM CLASS II TO VIII
Admission test shall not be conducted for admission to CLASS II to VIII and the admission may be granted based on the Priority Category system (1 to 5 or 6 as the case may be). If applications are more than the number of seats, a lottery system will be followed in each category including single girl child quota (Class VI Onwards).
8. METHOD OF ADMISSION IN CLASS IX
For admission to Class IX, an admission test shall be conducted and a merit list will be prepared for each category of priority separately. Admission shall be granted in the sequence of priority categories, in the order of merit.
- Admission tests shall be conducted in the subjects: Hindi, English, Maths, Social Science and Science.
- There will be only one paper for the Admission test of 3 Hours duration & 100 marks comprising Hindi, English, Maths, Social Science and Science each of 20 marks.
- Candidates must secure 33% marks in aggregate to qualify. Students belonging to SC/ST/Divyang category (PH) will be eligible for admission on securing 25% in aggregate.
9. METHOD OF ADMISSIONS IN CLASS XI:-KV Students
Admission in different streams, Science, Commerce & Humanities be based on merit up to a maximum of 55 strength in the case of KV students as per availability of streams in the Kendriya Vidyalaya. Choice of the stream will be taken from students with parental consent before the declaration of merit list. The stream will be allotted on the basis of marks obtained in the Class X CBSE Board Examination. Once the seats are exhausted in one stream students have to take admission in the other available stream in that Vidyalaya. An undertaking is to be obtained from students before the finalization of the merit list by KV.
Note: If seats remain vacant in class XI even after admitting the children of KV/neighbouring KVs then the admissions to non-KV children may be granted on the same criteria, in the sequence of categories of priority.
Concessions wherever applicable shall be incorporated while preparing the Merit List.
- In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks in aggregate of all subjects, the inter-se merit of such candidates may be determined as follows:
- Candidates obtaining higher marks in Maths will get precedence in admission.
- If two or more candidates have got the same marks in Maths, then the candidates securing higher marks in Maths and Science taken together will get precedence over the others.
- In case of a tie between two or more candidates obtaining the same marks in Maths and science taken together, the student older in age as per the D.O.B will be given precedence over the other.
- The principal may admit non-KV children to class XI only up to the permitted class strength (40). In the case of KV Children, normally the class strength is restricted to 55. However, to accommodate eligible KV students over 55, efforts should be initiated to open additional sections.
- A student who was earlier not found eligible for admission to a particular stream may be allowed fresh admission to a particular stream in class XI in the next academic session if he/she improves his/her performance within one year from the same Board.
Note: Informatics Practices as an elective subject is offered to all streams. Admission to this would be granted as per the combined merit list. Computer Science / Bio-Technology, wherever available as an elective subject, is to be offered to students of Science Stream and admission would be granted as per the combined merit list. Multimedia & Web-Designing Technology (wherever available) as the elective subject may be offered to students of all the streams (Commerce, Humanities & Science) as per the combined merit list.
THE FOLLOWING CONCESSIONS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR ADMISSION TO CLASS XI.
The following concession will be granted to students for admission who participated in Games & Sports meet/Scouting & Guiding/NCC/Adventure activities at various levels. The certificate needed for this purpose can be from any of the preceding years
|Sports & Games
|Concession of marks for admission
|Participation at SGFI or equivalent level.
|“A‟ certificate and participation in Republic/P M Rally
|Rashtrapati Puraskar award certificate
|6% Marks in aggregate
|Participation at KVS National/ State level.
|“A‟ certificate and best Cadet in Distt/State level
|Rajya Puraskar award certificate with 07 proficiency badges.
|4% Marks in aggregate
|Participation at KVS Regional/ District Level
|Tritiya Sopan certificate with 05 proficiency badges
|2% Marks in aggregate
Students belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Divyang (PH) would be given upgradation in aggregate by 4% Marks for the purpose of admission to class XI.
Note: Maximum concession under Sports/Games/NCC/Scout/Guide/Adventure will not exceed 6% Marks in aggregate. In case of eligibility for more than one concession under different categories, as mentioned in (A) and (B) above, only one concession having the maximum advantage to the candidate will be allowed. (The same benefit may be extended to non-KV Students for fresh admission in KVs.)
Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission Guidelines 2023-24 PDF (Out)
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