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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Kannur

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya , Kannur is a branch of Navodaya Vidyalaya System which was established on 1987-86. The vidyalaya is about 4kms east of Pathippalam, Near Chendayad village in Thallassery Taluk, It is located on a hillock called Bhagavad padapuri, North of chendayad West of Cheruvancherry village and East of Valliyayi Desam. The Vidyalayas are affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and impart the CBSE curricula.

The Navodaya Vidyalaya System is a unique experiment unparalleled in the annals of school education in India and elsewhere. Its significance lies in the selection of talented rural children as the target group and the attempt to provide them with quality education comparable to the best in a residential school system.Navodaya Vidyalayas are run by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti which is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education, Govt of India. These Navodaya School Provides facilities like free boarding and lodging to students as well as expenses on Uniform, Stationery , daily use commodities, bedding items etc without any charge.

School Facilities

  • Computerized Library
  • Laboratories
  • Medical Facility
  • Mess
  • Hostels
  • Workshops
  • Playgorund
  • Multigym
  • Transportation
  • Mess


Admissions to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas take place on the basis of a selection test designed and conducted by the CBSE in the Month of February every year. The test is held annually on All India basis and at block and district levels. It is objective, class neutral and is so designed as to ensure that rural children are not at disadvantage. Admissions in Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalayas primarily for children from the rural areas, with provision of 75% seats for rural children. Seats are reserved for children from the SC and ST communities in proportion to their population in the district but not less than the national average. 1/3 of the seats are for girl students. 3% of the seats are for disabled children.

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P.O Chendayad,
Pin 670692

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