kvs admission rules – reservation and age limit

ELIGIBLE AGE FOR ADMISSION


A Child must be 5 years old as on 31st March in the academic year in which
admission is sought for Class I. (Child born on 1st April should also be considered.)

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.)
CLAS
S
MINIMUM AGE ON 31st MARCH
OF THE YEAR IN WHICH
ADMISSION IS SOUGHT
MAXIMUM AGE ON 31st MARCH
OF THE YEAR IN WHICH
ADMISSION IS SOUGHT
I 5 years 7 years
II 6 years 8 years
III 7 years 9 years
IV 8 years 10 years
V 9 years 11 years
VI 10 years 12 years
VII 11 years 13 years
VIII 12 years 14 years
IX 13 years 15 years
X 14 years 16 years

The maximum age limit can be relaxed by two years in case of Differently
abled children by the Principal.

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 total available seats for fresh admission will be horizontally
reserved for Differently Abled-children as per the provisions of RTE Act, 2009.
Read in conjunction with Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities,
Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.

FRESH ADMISSION FOR CLASS X AND XII


Fresh admissions to class X & XII, other than KV students, will be entertained
subject to availability of vacancies. Such admissions to class 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:
(i) The child has been in the same course of studies i.e. in a CBSE-affiliated
school.
(ii) For Class X, the child must have obtained not less than 55% marks in
aggregate in class IX.
(iii) For admission to class XII, 55% marks in class XI examination is mandatory.
(iv) The child should otherwise be eligible as per KVS admission guidelines.
(v) The combinations of subjects opted by the student are available in Kendriya
Vidyalayas.

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ADMISSION FOR VACANT SEATS
In case seats remain vacant after 15th Sep as the case may be, in the year of
admission, Deputy Commissioner of the Region is empowered to allow admissions
up to the prescribed strength as per priorities in admission up to 31st Sep.
Note: In case of any issue related to the interpretation of Admission Guidelines,
the decision of Commissioner KVS, will be final.

METHOD OF ADMISSION IN CLASS- I
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 admission of students under 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 OBCNCL 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 approved class strength 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 closing of process of registration, the sequence of conduct of lottery by each
Kendriya Vidyalaya will be as under:
(a) RTE Lottery
(b) All DA Lotteries
(c) CAT I
(d) CAT II
(e) SC
(f) ST
(g) OBC
(h) CAT III
(i) CAT IV
(j) CAT V
(k) CAT VI (If applicable)

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