Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) is an autonomous organization under
the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
The Headquarters of KVS
is located at 18 Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New
Delhi-110016 [Phone No.011-26858570(Board), Fax-011-26514179, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org]. The KVS administers its schemes through 18 Regional
Offices; and 979 Kendriya Vidyalayas including 03 abroad. Each Kendriya
Vidyalaya has its Vidyalaya Management Committee headed by a senior
officer from Defence / Civil Services or an educationist. All the
Kendriya Vidyalayas are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary
Education (CBSE), Delhi.
Policies for Kendriya
Vidyalaya Sangthan are framed through its Board of Governors headed by
the Hon’ble Minister, Human Resource Development
Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is the executive head of the
parents & sponsoring agencies
believes in imparting knowledge/values and developing to nurture
systems talent, enthusiasm and creativity of its students for seeking
excellence and innovation through high quality educational endeavours.
KVS has a four fold mission viz:-
1) To cater to the
educational needs of children of transferable Central Government
employees including defence and para military personnel by providing a
common programme of education.
2.) To pursue excellence and set the pace in the field of school
3.) To initiate and promote experimentations and innovations in
education in collaboration with other bodies like CBSE, NCERT, etc.
4. ) To develop the spirit of national integration and create a sense
of “Indianness” among children.
KVS is providing
following services to its stake holders:
1. Admissions As per KVS laid down policies.
2.Priority is given to the wards of transferable Central
3.Reservations in fresh admissions are provided as per Admission
4.Special provisions in fresh admission also exist in Kendriya
5.Admission Schedule has been established in measurable time
2. TRANSFER OF STUDENTS FROM ONE KV TO ANOTHER KV
Admission of a student studying in a KV on transfer of the parent is
allowed anytime during the session.
3. Hostel Facilities
KVS provides hostel facilities to promote school education for students
living in very remote locations.
4. Fee Structure for KVS
rate of fees charged in different classes is available elsewhere in the
categories of students are exempted from payment of Tuition Fee-
a) Girl students
b) Students belonging to SC/ST communities.
c) Children of KVS employees
d) Children of Officers & men of armed and paramilitary personnel
killed or disabled during the hostilities 1962,1965,1971 and 1999 as
well as the children of defence personnel of Indian Peace Keeping Force
(IPKF) in Sri Lanka and personnel of armed forces killed or disabled in
“Operation Meghdoot” in Siachin area and “Operation Vijay” in Kargil.
Exemption from VVN
and Computer Fee for single child of parents (if girl) studying in Class
VI onward w.e.f. 01.01.2006.
CO-SCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES IN KENDRIYA VIDYALAYAS
development of the children, KVS undertakes various co-scholastic
activities in its Vidyalayas in the areas of Health and Physical
Education, Visual and Performing Arts, Work Experience etc. All
Kendriya Vidyalayas also have Library facilities for its students.
6. INNOVATIONS AND EXPERIMENTATION
organises theme based Science Exhibition at school level, Regional level
and KVS National level. The selected projects / students participate
in J.L.Nehru Science Exhibition organised by the NCERT.
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES IN KENDRIYA VIDYALAYAS
of KVS for core services each year are implemented as per a calender of
8. EXAMINATION AND RULES FOR PROMOTION
KVS has a
system of assessing and promoting students to next higher classes.
Current criterion is available elsewhere in the site.
9. ISSUE OF TRANSFER CERTIFICATE
certificate is issued on the request of parent in prescribed withdrawal
form stating clearly details of the child and reason for taking T.C.
T.C is issued within 3-7 working days after submission of withdrawal
form. Delay beyond 07 days can be brought to the notice of the
Assistant Commissioner of the region.
its own Zonal Institutes of Education & Training which organise
In-service Training Programmes regularly to enrich the knowledge and
upgrade the teaching skills of teachers. Training Programmes are
organised to upgrade the skills of other support staff also. Induction
Courses are also organised by KVS for newly recruited teachers.
11. Parents-Teachers Association
In order to promote proper understanding and co-operation between
parents and teachers for overall betterment of the students, every
Kendriya Vidyalaya has a Parents-Teacher Association (P.T.A).
GRIEVANCES REDRESSAL MECHANISM
Grievance Redressal Mechanism has been set up in the KVS, thereby
constituting Grievance Cell at Regional Offices and Headquarters of the
KVS, and have been functional with Regional Grievance Officer in the
Regional Office and Central Grievance Officer in KVS(Hqrs) for
monitoring the redressal of grievances.
Time between 1600 hrs
to 1700 hrs has been fixed on all working days for attending people for
redressal of grievances without prior appointment at Regional Offices as
well as at the KVS(Hrs). A grievance will be acknowledged immediately
at the most within three days of the receipt of grievance. Efforts
shall be made to redress the grievance within a period of 2 months. If
disposal of a grievance petition is anticipated to take longer than two
months, an interim reply would invariably be sent.
(Personnel) [011-26858565] is the Central Grievance Officer. Phone
numbers and addresses of Regional Grievance Officers are available
elsewhhere in site.
Grievances at the school level are dealt by the concerned Principal.
13. Meeting hours
On all working days Officers available in the KVS(HQ) office and KV
Regional Offices meet general public / staff for the redressal of their
grievances and on issues of mutual interest from 4 PM to 5 PM.
Principals – one hour on working days from 11.00 AM to 12.00
Teachers – With
prior appointment on any working day.
14. Access to information:
KVS is covered under the Right to Information Act, 2005 and has allowed
access to information under the provisions of the said Act. PIO at
KVS(HQ) & Regional Offices and Liaison Officers are functional at
Vidyalaya level. For addresses and phone numbers of KVS(HQ), all
Regional Offices, Zonal Institutes of Education & Training (ZIETs).
KVS has identified
A. From students
They are expected to
exhibit disciplined behaviour inside and outside the school.
Students will regularly attend the Vidyalaya.
Students will complete the assigned task within stipulated time.
Students shall not accompany any unauthorized person and shall also
not bring any undesirable article inside the school.
B. From parents
Parents will send
children neat and tidy to the Vidyalaya.
Parents will make available text books, notebooks and other study
material to their wards as per the requirement.
Parents will come to Vidyalaya whenever invited by the Principal.
Parents will attend Parents-Teachers meeting whenever convened by the
Parents will regularly supervise the homework/other assignments/projects
but will not do it on ward’s behalf. They will also regularly check the
student’s diary for any notice/information.
Parents will ensure that children are safely dropped and taken back from
C. From Sponsoring
suitable land for Vidyalaya building.
To supervise day to day activities of the Vidyalaya through Vidyalaya