About Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya


Navodaya Vidayalaya are schools with a mission and philosophy. They are founded on the belief that education is intrinsic to human development. Fostering excellence with equity are the precepts through which Navodaya Vidyalaya seek to fulfill a major objective of Independent India: Education on an equal footing to those denied access to quality education : girls, children of SC and ST communities and rural children.  


In accordance with the national policy of  Education (1986) Government of India started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs). Presently the JNVs are spread in 27 states & 7 Union Territories .These are co-educational residential schools fully financed administered by Government of India through an autonomous organization , Navodaya  Vidyalaya Samiti . Admissions in JNVs are made through the Jawahar Navodaya Selection Test (JNVST) at Class VI. The Medium of instruction in JNVs is the mother tongue or regional language up to Class VIII and English thereafter for Maths and Science and Hindi for Social Science . Students of the JNVs appear for X and XII class examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education. While education in the schools is free including boarding ,lodging, uniforms & textbooks, a nominal fee of Rs.200/- per month will have to be paid by the children from IX& XII class. However , Children belonging to SC/ST , Girls and Physically Handicapped and from the families whose income is below poverty line are exempted from payment of fees.