Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission

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Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission

Providing a high-quality education at a reasonable cost is one of Kendriya Vidyalaya’s main objectives. The admissions process at Kendriya Vidyalaya is incredibly challenging and well-known throughout the nation. Getting your child admitted or wanting to teach as an educator in this university are neither easy tasks. Through this blog, we will walk you through the entire process of Kendriya Vidyalaya admission and all it takes to get your child admitted into it.

Events Tentative Dates
Advertisement Release Date February 2023
Class 1st to 12th Class
Eligibility Passing certificate/mark sheet of previous class and Migration Certificate is required.
KVS Admission 2023-24 Notification February 2023
KVS Online Admission Form 2023-24 start date February 2023
1st Provisional Allotment list 1st March 2023
2nd Provisional Admission List 10th March 2023
3rd Admission List 15th March 2023
Documents Required for Admission Migration certificate, Transfer Certificate, Passing Certificate, Birth Certificate and more
Last Date to submit KVS online form for class 1 March 2023
Admission deadline for all courses, with the exception of class XI June 6, 2023 
Closing date of admission for class-XI 30 days following the date the CBSE released the class-X results

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission Process 2023-24

The KVS admissions application procedure has already started for 2023–24. Any class from first grade to twelfth grade may begin the admissions process for interested students. It is crucial to remember that admissions paperwork must be turned in before the deadline. Defence applicants are given priority admission, next central government personnel, then unreserved applications, and finally all other applicants.

Each class has a set upper age limit, and admission is subject to a number of requirements. For admission to KVS in 2023–24, one must have finished the previous class and acquired a certificate from an accredited board. The overall process to move forward with the admissions process is described below:

  1. Log in to the official website
  2. Read all the instructions/admission requirements and guidelines carefully.
  3. Fill Kendriya Vidyalaya admission form on the official website
  4. Download the admission list of KVs
  5. Submit relevant documents at KVs
  6. Deposit the fee.

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Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission Requirements for 2023–24

One must follow the age requirements listed for the intended class.

Name of the Class KVS Admission 2023-24 Age Limit
1st Class 5-7 years
2nd Class 6-8 years
3rd Class 7-9 years
4th Class 8-10 years
5th Class 9-11 years
6th Class 10-12 years
7th Class 11-13 years
8th Class 12-14 years
9th Class 13-15 years
10th Class 14-16 years
11th Class 15-17 years
12th  Class 16-18 years

Priority Order For Civil/Defence Sector KVS

Children are admitted to Kendriya Vidyalayas based on the priority of their category. The preference order is given below in the table:

Order of Preference Children (Transferable, and non-transferable)
1st  Ex-servicemen and officials of the central government
2nd Employees of the Indian government’s autonomous organizations, public sector companies, or higher education institutions
3rd Officials of state government
4th  Employees of state governments’ autonomous agencies and public sector organizations.
5th Children from different groups and officials from other countries. 

Kendriya Vidyalaya Reservation System

Ten of the 40 seats in each class and in each Kendriya Vidyalaya are set aside for students in the SC, ST, and physically disabled categories.

Category Seats
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) 27%
Physically Disable (PH) 3%

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Admission to Kendriya Vidyalaya for Class 1 in 2023–2024

There won’t be an entrance exam for class 1 KVS admissions in 2023. The seats are allocated as mentioned below:

First Slot: In this phase, 10 seats out of 40 are filled in accordance with RTE requirements by picking names at random from all applications submitted by SC/ST/EWS/BPL/OBC/children with disabilities.

Second Slot: Lottery for students with disabilities in the SC/ST/OBCNCL/unreserved categories in accordance with the priority category system.

Third Slot: The remaining slots for KV entrance 2023–2024 will be filled in accordance with the category 1 and 2 priority system already in place.

Fourth Slot: Regardless of the authorised strength, the remaining seats designated for SC/ST/OBC-NCL students will be filled by admitting SC/ST/OBC-NCL students in accordance with admission priorities.

Fifth Slot: If any seat is vacant, then priority category 3 onwards will be taken up for 2023 admission.

Admissions to Kendriya Vidyalaya for Classes 2 to 8 in 2023–24

  • There will be no admission test for class 2 to 8 KV admission 2023.
  • The seats are given to the students as per the priority category allotment system.
  • In case the number of students is more than the number of seats, then the lottery system is usually followed in each category.

Admission to Kendriya Vidyalaya for Class 9 in 2023–24

  • An admission test is conducted for class 9th students for admission, after which a merit list is prepared for each category separately.
  • The test comprises Hindi, Math, English, Social Science subjects and Science
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • 100 marks
  • Minimum qualifying marks are 33% for the general category and 25% for the reserved categories.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2023-24 for Class 11

KV admission in class 11 in different subjects will be given to the students as per their aggregate marks in the class 10th examination as given below:

Stream Minimum marks
Science 60%
Commerce 55%
Humanities All Passed KV students

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission-Tie-Breaking Criteria

  • If two or more students have equal marks in class 10th then the inter-se-merit of such students will be decided on the basis of marks obtained in Maths.
  • If the scores are tied, the elder candidate will be given preference before the scores in math and science are taken into account.
  • The older student will be given preference for KVS admission for the academic year 2023–2024 if they both received the same marks in math and science.
  • If seats are still available after KV students have been admitted, non-KV students may be admitted to KV schools using the previously mentioned priority category approach.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2023-24 for Class 10th-12th

The Deputy Commissioner of the Region will open class 10th and 12th KV admission in 2023 depending on the number of students in each grade level that is fewer than 40. These admissions will be granted in accordance with the following standards:

  • The Child must be studying in a CBSE-affiliated school
  • A student must have scored an aggregate of 55% marks in class 9 or 11 exams respectively.
  • The students have to choose from the available combinations of subjects in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

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KV Admission Fee Structure

Particulars Fee Structure
Admission Fee Rs 25/-
Re-Admission Fee Rs 100/-
Tuition Fee
Class IX & X (Boys) Rs 200/-
Class XI & XII Commerce & Humanities (Boys) Rs 300/-
Class XI & XII Science (Boys) Rs 400/-
Computer Fund
Class III onwards wherever Computer Education is being imparted Rs 100/-
Computer Science Fee (For selective subjects)+2 stage  Rs 150/-
Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi (Class I-XII) Rs 500/-


Q1. When will Kendriya Vidyalaya admission 2023-24 for class 1 be started?

Ans. Given that the online registration period for KV Class 1 admission 2023–24 was supposed to open in February 2023, it has already begun.

Q2. What is the class strength of Kendriya Vidyalayas?

Ans. A total of 40 students are accepted into each KV, in each section. However, the Principal of the Vidyalaya may increase the class size to 50 on the basis of certain provisions.

Q3. What is the fee to apply online on 2023?

Ans. There is no fee to apply online for KVS admission 2023.

We hope you must have got all the information regarding the admission process of Kendriya Vidyalaya. Follow Leverage Edu for more interesting updates.

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