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Kendriya Vidyalaya Admissions 2022-23


Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2022-23: Admission to Kendriya Vidyalaya 2022 is mainly based on a priority and lottery approach. The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) opened the registration window for class 1 on February 28, 2022. Last date to submit online application for admission in KV Std 1 was 13 April, 2022. New registrations, application submission or cancellation is not permitted now. Except for Class 11, the tentative admission date has been pushed back to June 30.

The central government has scrapped the discretionary Member of Parliament (MP) quota for admissions to Kendriya Vidyalayas. Studying in a Kendriya Vidyalaya is cheaper as compared to private schools, and the central government keeps direct oversight on its day-to-day functioning.

KVS Admissions 2022: Overview

Before getting into the schedule of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan Admission 2022-23, here is an overview of KVS:

Name of the OrganisationKendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS)
Academic Session2022-23
Board Affiliation Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2022-23 for Class 1 (Application Mode)Online
Application Mode (Other Classes)Offline
Official Websitekvsangathan.nic.in
Admission Portalkvsonlineadmission.kvs.gov.in

KVS Admission 2022 Dates

The KVS officials had released a tentative calendar of important dates for admission in academic year 2022-23. Due to unavoidable circumstances, there have been several changes to the schedule.

Admission Notification DateFebruary
Start Date of Online Registration for Class 1February 28, 2022
Last Date of Online Registration for Class 1April 13, 2022
Declaration of Provisional Select and Waitlist of Registered CandidatesTo Be Notified
Declaration of the Provisional Select List of Candidates as per Priority Service Category for Unreserved SeatsTo Be Notified
Registration for Class 2 Onwards (Subject in Offline Mode to Availability of Vacancies in a Particular Class)April 21, 2022
Declaration of the List of Class 2 OnwardsTo Be Notified
Admission for Class 2 OnwardsTo Be Notified
For KV Students: Registration for Admission in Class 11With in 10 Days of Declaration of Class 10 Results
KV Students: Display of Admission List & Admissions for Class 11With in 20 Days After Declaration of Class 10 Results
Non-KV Students: Registration, Display of a Admission List & Admissions in Class 11 (Subject to Availability of Vacancies)After Admission of KV Students in Class 11

Post application, the results for the selected candidates will go live on the official website of the KVS.

Steps To Check for Admission in KV Schools

As per the given guidelines, the process of admission for the eligible candidates from the selected list will be in accordance with the RTE and will lie in the Service Priority Category (I and II) only. The parents and guardians who have listed their wards for admission in the Kendriya Vidyalaya can follow the following steps to check the complete second list of selected candidates for admission.

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of KV schools by clicking on this link: kvsonlineadmission.kvs.gov.in.
  • 2nd Step: On the homepage, there is a login button. Click on it. You will be redirected to a new page.
  • 3rd Step: Enter the login code, date of birth of your ward, and your registered mobile number and then click on login.
  • 4th Step Kendriya Vidyalaya issued the second list of results for selected candidates. It will be displayed on the screen.
  • 5th Step: Download the information and save it for future use.

The other methods that the students can refer to for checking the regional list based admission include the following:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of Kendriya Vidyalaya.
  • 2nd Step: Click on ‘About KV’ and choose the particular directories as per your preference.
  • 3rd Step: Select the region and the Kendriya Vidyalaya school where you have applied from the list.
  • 4th Step: Click on the search tab to search and view the details of the school.
  • 5th Step: Under the academics section, you will find a list of the schools for admission.
  • 6th Step: Click on the admission details to get the list. A new page will appear.
  • 7th Step: Click on the download button in the upper right-hand corner and download the list.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2022: Important Links

Parents and students can find the direct links given below for the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan admissions:

KVS Registrations Links
Print KVS Application Form
Access Pro Forma Documents Sample Here
KVS Class 1 Admission 2022-23 Application Status
KVS Admission App Download Std 1

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2022: Eligibility Criteria

KVS has prescribed the eligibility criteria that are essential to be fulfilled by the candidate to be eligible for admission to Kendriya Vidyalaya School. Candidate must check the below-mentioned details for the KVS admission:


  • Children of Indian nationals.
  • 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. The children of foreign nationals would be considered only in case there are no children of Indian nationals waitlisted for admission.

Age Limit:

  • Students must not be less than the minimum age and should even not be more than the maximum age limit. The student age should lie between the given age limit as of March 31, 2022.
  • For differently-abled children, the maximum age can be relaxed by two years.

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How to Register for Kendriya Vidyalaya Class 1 Admissions?

Parents can follow the below-mentioned step-by-step procedure to register for KV Class 1 admission:

Stage 1: Registration

  • 1st Step: Visit the Official Website of KV Admissions 2022-23: kvsonlineadmission.kvs.gov.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on Click here to register.
  • 3rd Step: Read all the instructions carefully and click on the checkbox stating “I have carefully gone through all sections and sub-sections…” at the end. Then click on the Proceed button.
  • 4th Step: In the New Registration Page, enter all the details such as First Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, Mobile Number, Captcha Code, and click on Register.
  • 5th Step: Now enter the OTP sent to your registered mobile number and the Captcha code.
  • 6th Step: The registration details like the Name of the Child, Login code, Date of Birth, and Registered mobile number are generated. Keep the ID safe. Take a printout of the registration details for further references.

Stage 2: Login and Enter the Basic Information

  • 1st Step: Now log in to the official website (or) click on To log in to the portal click here on the same page.
  • 2nd Step: In the new login window, enter the details such as Login code, Date of birth, mobile number, and captcha code and click on Login.
  • 3rd Step: Fill up the Basic Information of the student like Gender, Category, and Blood group, then click on the Next button.

Stage 3: Parent Details

  • In the Parents Details section, enter Mother’s and Father’s details such as Name, Nationality, Country, State, Address, Pincode, Occupation, etc., and click on Next.

Stage 4: Choice of Schools

  • 1st Step: Now select 3 choices of state and schools by clicking on Choose State of School 1, 2 & 3 and Select School 1, 2 & 3
  • 2nd Step: Next Choose Service Priority Category and click on theNextbutton.

Stage 5: Upload Documents

  • In this section, upload documents of Proof of Date of Birth of ChildandPassport size photo of the child and click on theNext button.
    Note: Files/Documents uploaded must be in .pdfand.jpg only. The maximum size of the file should be 256 KB.

Stage 6: Declaration

  • Lastly, fill in the declaration and click on the Submit button.


KVS Admission Online 2022 Guidelines

Prior to filling the KV Admission form, the students must be familiar with the new guidelines for the 2022-23 session. Both, new and existing candidates should follow the guidelines thoroughly so that students can apply for admission without any errors. The important points that the students must follow are given below:

  • 1st Step: For Class 1 admission, the online lottery drawing will be conducted.
  • 2nd Step: For the Class 2 to Class 8 admission, a priority basis would be considered. Therefore, if the number of applications is more than the number of seats, the authority may follow the lottery system.
  • 3rd Step: For Class 9 admission, the entrance examination will be considered.
  • 4th Step: Class 11 candidates will get admission based on their Class 10 marks.
  • 5th Step: New students will get admission to Class 10 and Class 12 depending on the availability of seats.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission Form

Candidates applying for KVS admission 2022 must have the original documents while filling out the Kendriya Vidyalaya admission form.

There are five categories of seats in Kendriya Vidyalaya:

  • The central government employees ward gets the first preference.
  • Children of Army and Ex-Army get second preference.
  • Government employees’ children get a third preference.
  • Single girl child gets the fourth preference.
  • Children of private or self-employed personnel get fifth/last preference.

KVS Age Limit

Given below are the maximum and minimum age limit for each of the classes to get admission into Kendriya Vidyalaya:

Class/Grade Minimum age as on 31st March of the year in which admission is soughtMaximum age as on 31st March of the year in which admission is sought
1st-grade5 Years7 Years
2nd-grade6 Years8 Years
3rd-grade7 Years9 Years
4th-grade8 Years10 Years
5th-grade9 Years11 Years
6th-grade10 Years12 Years
7th-grade11 Years13 Years
8th-grade12 Years14 Years
9th-grade13 Years15 Years
10th-grade14 Years16 Years

Checklist of KVS Schools in India State-wise

KVS Reservation Criteria

The KVS follows a registration system for different categories to get admission to the respective schools. Below are the reservation criteria for different categories:

CategoryReservation Percentage
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%
Schedules Caste (SC)15%
Differently Abled Candidates3%
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)25%

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission for Class 1

The KVS Class 1 admission lottery is postponed by the KV board and the date will be announced soon. Check out the Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission Procedure for Class 1 below:

  • 15% of seats are reserved for SC and 7.5% of seats are reserved for ST. The authorities will work out the shortfall in the number of seats reserved for SC and ST after considering the number of SC/ST children admitted under the RTE quota.
  • 10 seats (out of 40 seats) in Class I per section are to be filled as per RTE Provisions (25% of seats) and these 10 seats will be filled by draw of lots from all applications of SC/ST/EWS/BPL/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer).
  • In the second phase, the authorities will fill the remaining seats as per the existing priority category system. KVS will make use of the shortfall in the seats for SC/ST, if any, by admitting SC/ST applicants. For example, in a single section school, 6 seats are reserved for SC and 3 Seats for ST (15% for SC and 7.5% for ST). Assuming that, 2 SC candidates, 1 ST candidate, and 1 Differently Abled candidate are admitted under RTE in the lottery system in the first phase, then available SC seats will be considered as 6-2 = 4 and ST seats will be 3-1 = 2. The left-out registered candidates from SC and ST categories will be considered as per the order of priority categories for admission. In this case, the remaining 4 seats will be available for admission under the order of Priority of Category.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission for Class 10 and Class 12

If the number of students in class 10 or 12 in any KV is fewer than 40, the Deputy Commissioner of the Region will open class 10th and 12th KV admissions in 2022 based on seat availability. These admissions will be granted if the following requirements are met:

  • The student should have attended a CBSE-accredited school.
  • In order to be considered for Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2022 in class 10 or 12, a student must have received an average of 55 per cent in class 9 or 11 examinations.
  • In Kendriya Vidyalayas, students must choose from a variety of curriculum combinations.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission for Class 2 to Class 8

The officials of Kendriya Vidyalaya have opened the KVS Admissions for the students of Class 2 to Class 8. Parents who are interested to enroll their children under KVS School for Class 2 to Class 8 can now start filling out the KVS Registrations forms. It is to be noted that the registration forms for Class 2 will be available only on prescribed dates.

Process for KVS Admission 2022 for Class 2 to 8

There is no test/exam for admission of students in Class 2 to Class 8 in Kendriya Vidyalaya. The admission is granted based on the priority category system. If applications are more than the number of seats, the authorities follow the lottery system for each category including the single girl child quota (Class VI onwards).

KV Admissions for Class 2 to Class 8: Important Dates

The important KVS Admission dates for 2nd to 8th Class are given below:

Start of KVS Registration for Class 2 to Class 8April 8, 2022
End of KVS Registration for Class 2 to Class 8April 13, 2022
Start of KVS Admissions for Class 2 to Class 8To Be Notified
End of KVS Admissions for Class 2 to Class 8To Be Notified

KVS Class 2-8 Registration Process

Parents who wish to enrol their children in KV schools must visit the nearest KV school and register themselves. The KV schools have adapted offline registrations for 2nd to 8th Class admissions.

Steps to Register for Class 2-8 KVS Admissions

  • 1st Step: Visit the KV school in which you would like to enrol your children for KVS admissions.
  • 2nd Step: Collect the registration forms which are available of cost at the respective KVS School.
  • 3rd Step: Enter all the necessary details and submit the required documents.
  • 4th Step: On successful registrations, parents or guardians can check if their child has been shortlisted or not once the KVS Admissions list is released.

Highlights of KVS Admissions for Class 2-8

Important facts about KVS admission for class 2-8 are mentioned below:

  • KVS registrations will be accepted by the KVS School officials depending upon the number of seats available in a particular class.
  • The officials will shortlist the registrations and release the admission list soon.
  • The admission list consists of a list of candidates shortlisted for admission to KVS School.
  • Parents can check the admission list and further proceed with the admission procedure as specified by the school officials.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission for Class 9

Check out the Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission Procedure for Class 9 below:

  • KVS will conduct an admission test for admission to Class 9. The authorities will also prepare a merit list for each category of priority separately. They will grant admission in the sequence of priority categories, in the order of merit.
  • The authorities will conduct the admission test in the following 5 subjects: Hindi, English, Maths, Social Science, and Science.
  • There will be only one paper on the Admission Test of 3 hours duration and 100 marks comprising Hindi, English, Maths, Social Science & Science, each subject carrying 20 marks.
  • Candidates must secure 33% marks on average to qualify. Students belonging to SC/ST/divyang category (PH) will be eligible for admission upon securing 25% on average.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission for Class 11

Admission in different streams like – Science, Commerce, and Humanities of Class 11 students in Kendriya Vidyalaya will be based on the average marks scored in Class 10 exams:

Science: A minimum of 60% marks on average in all subjects.
Commerce: A minimum of 55% marks on average in all subjects.
Humanities: All students of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) if declared successful in the Class 10 exam.

Documents Required for KVS Online Admission

As per the Kendriya Vidyalaya admission guidelines, students need the following documents:

  • Certificate of proof of age for Class 1 students in the form of a birth certificate issued by an authority competent to register births. This will include certificates from Notified Area Council/Municipality/Municipal Corporation, extract about the date of birth from records of Village Panchayat, Military Hospital and service records of Defence personnel.
  • For other classes, the date of birth as per the transfer certificate issued by a school recognized by the State Education Department will be accepted. The authorities will return the original certificate of date of birth to the parent/guardian after verification.
  • The authorities may grant admissions for students to Class 8 without any school transfer certificate. However, the child needs to be otherwise eligible and his birth certificate has to be issued by a Govt. body.
  • For grandchildren of Hon’ble Member of Parliament and PSU employees, proof of relationship of either of the child’s parents with the Hon’ble Member of Parliament or PSU employees would be needed.
  • Grandchildren of KVS employees should submit proof of relationship of either of the child’s parents with the KVS employee (serving or retired).
  • A Caste certificate for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/EWS/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/BPL candidates. A competent authority in the concerned State Government/Union Government should issue the certificate.
  • The certificate in respect of either of the parents may be accepted initially, for the purpose of admission, if this certificate is not available for the child. However, the certificate in respect of the child has to be submitted within a period of 3 months from the date of admission.
  • A certificate from the civil surgeon/rehabilitation centre or any other competent authority defined by the Government of India O.M. No. 36035/5/88/Estt. (SCT) dated 4.5.1999 certifying the child to be handicapped, wherever applicable. In case the handicap of the child can be visually seen by the Principal, the child may be accepted as handicapped even without a certificate. However, the parent may be advised to obtain the relevant certificate from the competent authority and submit the same to the school.
  • A service certificate showing the number of transfers during the preceding 7 years duly signed and stamped by the head of the office bearing the name, designation, and other relevant particulars in block letters.
  • A certificate of retirement for uniformed Defence employees.
  • In some cases, the authorities may ask for proof of the residence.

How to Check Kendriya Vidyalaya Application Status?

KVS will conduct lotteries to select the applications for various admission categories. You can follow the below-mentioned steps to check the status of your application:

  • 1st Step: Visit the KVS online admissions portal – kvsonlineadmission.kvs.gov.in.
kVS online admission portal
  • 2nd Step: On the homepage, click on Check Application Status.
  • 3rd Step: A new page will open. Now, enter your login code, date of birth of your child, mobile number, and captcha code.
  • 4th Step: Click on “Login.
  • 5th Step: The status of your application will be displayed on the screen

KVS Admission 2022 Class 1-12: Contact Details

In case of any query, parents and students can contact KVS directly:

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan,
18, Industrial Area,
Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg,
New Delhi- 110016

Phone No.– 011-26858570, 26512579
Email– [email protected][email protected]

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FAQs on Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission

Q.1: What is the order of preference for admission in a Kendriya Vidyalaya?
Ans: Admissions in KV is given based on the following order of preference:

  • 1st Preference – The Central Govt employees ward.
  • 2nd Preference – Children of Army and Ex-Army.
  • 3rd Preference – Government employees’ children.
  • 4th Preference – Single girl child.
  • 5th Preference – Children of private or self-employed personnel.

Q.2: Can a non-government employee’s children apply for admission in Kendriya Vidyalaya?
Admission for children of non-government employees will be subject to the availability of seats left vacant after preferred category students have been admitted.

Q.3: Where to apply for Kendriya Vidyalaya Admission 2022-23?
Parents need to fill out the online application form and submit it on the designated admission portal – kvsonlineadmission.in. Admissions for the 2022-23 session are now closed.

Q.4: When will the 2022-2023 admissions start?
The Kendriya Vidyalaya admissions online started from February 28, 2022.

Q.5: Does Kendriya Vidyalaya have LKG?
No, KVS schools do not have Lower Kindergarten or Upper Kindergarten.

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