Who are Given Priorities in KVS Admission?

Parents/ candidates applying for admission into any of the Kendriya Vidyalayas should know that there are certain priorities given while shortlisting the students for admission. Depending on whether one is applying in the Kendriya Vidyalayas under civil/ defence sector or under public sector undertakings the criteria for priorities are different.

Other than that, certain other special provision, reservation criteria and admission rules are also there. Get detailed information related to priorities in KVS admission from this post below.

Criteria for Priority in KV Admission

Priority will be given to the following students in the order as specified below:

Priority in Kendriya Vidyalayas under Civil/ Defence Sector

  • Children of transferable and non-transferable Central government employees and children of ex-servicemen including 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 (only in case there are no Children of Indian Nationals waitlisted for admission)

Priority in Kendriya Vidyalayas Under Public Sector Undertakings/ Institutes Of Higher Learning

  • 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 (Preference in Admission will be given to children of serving employees, grand children of serving employees and children and grandchildren of retired employees in that order)
  • Rest same as above

Note: Preference in KVS admission to wards will be granted based on the number of transfers of the parents in the last 7 years.

Criteria for reservations in KV admission

Seats are reserved for the candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD categories as per the following rules

  • SC/ ST/ OBC category: 15% seats for SC, 7.5% seats for ST and 27% seats for OBC-NCL candidates
  • Differently Abled category: 3% seats of total available seats (reserved horizontally)

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Criteria for Special Provisions in KV admission

Following categories of children would be admitted over and above the class strength except where stated otherwise:

  • The children and dependent grandchildren of Hon’ble Members of Parliament
  • Children and grandchildren of serving and retired KVS employees (considered for admission at any time of the year)
  • Children of Central Government employees who die in harness
  • Children of recipients of Paramveer Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Veer Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra & Shourya Chakra, Sena Medal, Nausena Medal, Vayu Sena Medal
  • Children of recipients of President’s Police medal for gallantry & Police medal for gallantry
  • Meritorious sports children who have secured I, II & III position 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 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, treated as one admission)
  • Recipients of National Bravery Award or Balshree Award
  • Children whose parent is a teacher and is a recipient of National Award for teachers
  • Children who have shown special talent in Fine Arts and have been recognized at the National or State level
  • 100 children of employees of the Ministry of HRD
  • 60 children of employees of Ministry of External Affairs in Kendriya Vidyalayas located anywhere in India and 15 in hostels of Kendriya Vidyalayas
  • 15 children of the employees of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)
  • 5 seats in each section of class I (up to strength of 40) for children of Sponsoring Agency in all schools except those specifically notified otherwise by the Commissioner
  • 10 seats in all other classes for the wards of employees of the sponsoring Agency (recommended by the Chairman VMC)
  • 2 seats under discretionary quota of the Chairman, Vidyalaya Management Committee in the concerned school and shift
  • 5 seats (per section in class I and 5 seats in all other classes put together) for children of regular DDA employees if land for Kendriya Vidyalayas, Delhi has been sponsored by DDA
  • 10 seats in classes I to IX referred by Hon’ble Members of Parliament confined to children whose parents belong to their constituency either by domicile or by having been soon-before posted there or on account of exigencies of service migrate to his constituency, restricted to admission in their constituency only or neighboring contiguous constituency if there is no KV in their constituency (For Member of the Rajya Sabha, the State from which the member has been elected would be deemed to be his/ her constituency)
  • 6 seats for wards of Defence Personnel referred by each Directorate of education of Armed Forces i.e. Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guards (for all classes except pre-primary and classes X and XII)

Admission Rules For KV Transfer Candidates Including Local Transfer

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. 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, admission would be done only with the prior approval of the Deputy Commissioner of the region concerned.

A student with KV TC may also be permitted in project KVs (up to strength of 45) with the prior concurrence of Chairman, VMC. Beyond this no admission would be done in project schools (except if allowed by Deputy Commissioner).

Admission Rules For Wards of Armed/ Para Military Forces

Automatic admission will be given to the wards of Armed/ Para Military Forces on the basis of transfer certificate issued by the CBSE affiliated schools run by Indian Coast Guard, Armed Forces and Para Military Forces. However, admission will be granted 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 may also be extended to the children of government employees studying in schools run by ISRO/AEES (Atomic Energy Education Society).

Admission Rules Children Who Were Earlier Studying In Kendriya Vidyalaya

Children who were earlier studying in Kendriya Vidyalaya but due to transfer of parent or relocation due to exigency caused by posting of parent to field area were enrolled in a non-KV school because of unavailability of KV was available at that station can be enrolled in KV once parent gets transferred to a place where a Kendriya Vidyalaya exists.

Admission Rules for Pre-Primary Students in Class I

All admissions in Class I shall be treated as fresh admissions and will be done as per rules decided by KVS.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Fee Structure

Here is the prescribed fee structure for Kendriya Vidyalaya schools. It may or may not change for the academic session 2023-2024:

Admission Fee Rs. 25.00
Re Admission Fee Rs 100.00
Tuition Fee Details
Class IX & X (Boys) Rs 200.00
Class XI & XII Commerce & Humanities (Boys) Rs 300.00
Class XI & XII Science (Boys) Rs.400.00
Computer Fund Details
Class III onwards wherever Computer Education is being imparted Rs 100.00
Computer Science Fee. (for elective subjects) + 2 stage Rs 150.00
Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi (Classes I – XII) Rs. 500.00
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53 thoughts on “Who are Given Priorities in KVS Admission?”

  1. मेरा नाम मुदित है मैं 5 साल छः माह हो रहा है

  2. मेरा बेटा 6 साल का है उसका नानाजी केन्द्रीय पुलिस बल में है क्या उसका केन्द्रीय विद्यालय में प्रवेश मिल सकता है क्या


  4. I’m a general public belong to OBC category, can i able to apply for the KV admission to my daughter & what is the probability of getting the seat?
    Plz provide your views !!!

  5. Hi My son currently in Army Public school in Class 1 but i am transferred to Srinagar on urgent basis and my family would be going back to my hometown Orrissa. As there is no APS in Bhubaneswar, i am planning to go for admission in KV, So what are the possibility of getting an admission?

  6. Main ek ex service man hoon.Reteirment ke baad meri State Government me selection ho gaya hai.Abhi tak mere Bachche pvt school me study kar rahe hain.Maine is bar KVS me form bharna hai. Main konsi priority/catagory ke liye applicable hoon .Cat 1 ya Cat 3.
    Please confirm me

  7. Mera kol 2 betiya ha . Mai Una nu kv school sector 80 Ch admission karwana chindi ha class 6th and 1st class Ch please meri help karo.

  8. sir my son date of birth is 19-02-2016 i.e six years one months and I am also served in ministry of education in central government my son was apply 1st class admission in kvs gol market can it confirm suggest me

  9. My son ADHAR card shows kolar district Address he is residing in Shimogha. Can he get seat in Shimogha KVS through MP quota or as per adhar card address can’t he get seat. Pls clarify. ADHAR address showing Kolar District. Shimogha MP is addressing seat. Can I get seat or it doesn’t matter ADHAR Address.

  10. Hi I live in faridabad.I do not have any govt background.My hubby works in a private firm.Is my kid eligible for the addmission in 1std?As I read the whole article and I do not match any of the category there. Can u pls help n let me know the process n documents i require to enroll him.pls reply or leave any source to contact you.


  11. Sir,
    I have a single girl child.
    My Father is retired Sub inspector from delhi police.
    Is my daughter eligible under certain quota/admission.
    KIndly guide.

  12. Respected Sir/Madam,

    My father have retired from Vizag Steel Plant , it’s Central government. My kids will be eligible for the admission ? Could you please confirm

  13. Hello sir/ madam,

    I am searching for admission for class 1in 3B coat or general . When onwards admission will start.we r not government employee . Can we get the admission for my kid. I am new user.

    • For class 1, you’ll need to register your ward online. The online registration process will start from 28th February 2022 and admission would be based on online draw of lots.

  14. Respected sir/Madam,

    Would request pls confirm 8th class admission form available date Admission 2022-23.

    • Yet to be notified expecting in third week of Jan 2022. KV Sanghthan has already released class 1 registration date on January 18 2022.

      • My daughter is 6 complete,can I get admission in kvs, if her grany is retired state government employee.

    • Hello Sir
      I am looking out to enroll my 6yrs kid in KV,we come under OBC category,we dont have any govt background to enroll,will my child be eligible to enroll.Online registrations will commence from 28.02.22,how online draws work out in this process.


  15. respected sir/Madam, Mera larka abhi(2021)KV ankur school class 1st me par raha hai uska ka firse class 1 kvs me admission karana parege.pls suggest me.

  16. Dear
    Can I get my child admitted in Kendriya Vidyalaya if my mother is a retired of PSU employees?

      • मेरे दो बच्चे(1) 5thकक्षा मे और(2) 2ndकक्षा में प्राइवेट स्कूल में पढ़ रहे हैं,

        (कोविड 19) के कारण अब स्कूल और घर बहुत दूर हो गया है,

        अब घर के पास KVS है क्या KVS (2022-2023) में 6th कक्षा, और 3rd कक्षा एडमिशन हो जाएगा?

      • Meri do betiyan hain badi beti ko private school me padha raha hun meri income Kam hai ďusre ko private me nahi padha sakta lekin beti ka bhavishya acha banane k liye mai bahut depression me hun ki kya karun ache school me hi padhana chahta hun apne jite ji ek beti ko to mai apni kami jaruraton ko maar ke acha padha raha hun dusri beti ko bhi acha padhana chah raha hun jis se meri dono beti mere na hone ke baad ye na kahe ki mere papa ne mera padhai me partiality ki Matlab ek beti 8th me hai dusri 5 saal ki hai beta hota to bhavishya ki chinta Kam hoti lekin betiyon ko acha aur uncha darja dena hai bhagwan hai ya nahi lekin mai acha insan hun kyonki bura kabhi kiya nai isliye acha hua nahi kabhi mere sath pleas help kardenge meri meri beti ko KVS me Admission mil jayega kya 😢.meri dono betiyan bahut talented hai aur active hain naam Roshan karengi jaroor agar koi meharwan ya uparwala sath dega to

        • Rajeev Ji,

          Aapki beti jo 5 saal ki hain wo eligible hain class 1 admission ke liye. Online registration class 1 ka 28 February 2022 se start ho rha hain. App register kar dijiye KV sanghthan ki official website se and admission online draw of lots ke dwara hoga.

          Dusri beti ka admission shayad aap class 9 m chah rhe hain jaha tak mai samagh pa rha hoon. To class 9 ke liye aapko offline application form bharna hoga agar vacancy hogi aur admission entrance test ke base p hogi.

          Agar koi aur confusion hain to please share karein. Thanks!

  17. Piyush Raghuvanshi ka admission KV school चौरई में करवाना है रहने वाला है कूट पिपरिया

  18. एडमिशन कराना है सर केवी स्कूल में class 1 main chhori ke KV school mein Rahane wala hun khootपिपरिया

    • Good morning all faculty and and school member

      My niece is kvs school indore shift 1
      In admission on class 1 st
      And waiting list 67 name (st) c at..
      Cls 1st me entry ke liye chance hai kya plzz tell mi 🙏🙏

  19. Namaskar ;
    My friend who is employed in Malaysia wants to get admission for his son in class V either at Sivaganga or Trichy. He is neither a Government servant nor a PSU employee. Kindly advise me whether it is possible to admit his son in your School.

  20. Good morning respected principal sir.
    My name is Mohan uppal and I am living in delhi pin 110055 .Near Karkardooma branch of kV school . I want the admission of my child in IInd class of your Karkardooma branch . He is studing in Ist standard and I want to admitted my child in your school . Pls let me confirm the process . It’s so kind of you get me respond in your prestigious time .

  21. Respected Sir,Madam, I am serving in Indian Army presently in Pune but my posting has come in Rajouri Jammu there is no family quarter availability,My both child studying in UKG and 2nd class in APS Pune. My self belongs to Madhya Pravesh so I want to admission for both child in Kendriya Vidyalaya Bairagarh Bhopal ,Son will go to 1st class and daughter is 3rd class.Pls give me details of admission for academic year 2021-22.Please guide my contact no is 8720888954 and 7499540198. With Regard
    Your sincerely
    Shailendra Rajput
    Rajouri Jammu

    • For the year 2021-2022, the admission notification are to be released soon. For class 1, you have to register your child online and in case of class 3, admission forms are issued in case vacancy exist(through offline mode).

  22. Hai sir Iwant to admission for 1st std kvs year 2021-2022
    name likith krishna pls contact 9791306681

  23. Please guide me, is there any preference for grand childrens of ex-servicemen of army or any reservation for EWS (economically weaker section) category.

  24. Respected Sir, Madam,
    I’m Ex-serviceman in paramilitary force and intend to admission my kid in class XI [ Commerce streem] in your kind commond Sir. Can I permitted or otherwise else. My kid is very interested to read in KV, who has already passed from Fatima Convent English Medium School, Rangia [ Assam ] plz info me on my C/No.9863293300, 9954959199.
    With regards,
    Yours sincerely,
    Pradip Das, Murara,
    Rangia Assam

    • R/s Sir/mam,

      I am PSU banker and interested for admission of my son in standard 7th. He is in CBSE board from Haryana. Please provide details of admission and is there any possibility of admission for academic year 2021-22. Please guide

      • Dear Sudha,

        Admission form for class 7 is released in offline mode subject to the availability of seats. Admission will be offered based on Priority Category System.

    • Dear Pradip,
      Admission to class 11 are offered based on aggregate marks scored in class X.

      For Class XI Commerce, the student must have scored at least 55% Marks in aggregate of all subjects


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