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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Thrissur

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mayannur, Thrissur an autonomous co-educational institution under Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti , Ministry of HRD, Dept. of Secondary Education and Higher Education, Govt. of India. It is a residential school with Classes from VI to XII, affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). awahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mayannur, Thrissur (JNV) was established in 1988 in accordance with NPE-1986. The Vidyalaya is at a distance of 52 Km from Thrissur District headquarters and Just 3 km away from Ottappalam Railway station by crossing the river.

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.


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.


  • Academic Block
  • Laboratories – Science and Maths
  • Library
  • Staff Room
  • Playground
  • Computer Lab
  • Medical Aid
  • NCC
  • Scouts and Guides
  • Sports and Games
  • Vidyalaya Mess
  • Art, Music and SUPW Workshops
  • Special facilities like MP Hall, Smart Room, etc.
  • Gymnasium
  • Musium Corner
  • Dormitories, Guest Room etc.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mayannur, Thrissur is situated in a 21.265 acre plot in the bank of Bharatha puzha River with beautiful landscapes in Mayannur Village of Kondazhy Panchayat, Thalappilly Taluk, Thrissur District, Kerala State. The Vidyalaya is at a distance of 52 Km from Thrissur District headquarters and just 3 km away from Ottappalam Railway station by crossing the river.

Phone Nos:
04884 - 286260

Mayannur P.O.,
Thrissur District,
Kerala - 679105

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