KVS Admissions 2022 revised guidelines released; MP quota discontinued
No age restriction for admission to Class 11 if the students are seeking KVS admission in the same year they passed the Class 10 exam.
KVS Admissions 2022 Revised Guidelines
KVS Admissions 2022-23: The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has revised the admission guidelines for admissions into the Kendriya Vidyalayas. Parents and guardians must note that KVS revised guidelines for Classes 1 to 12 admission are available on the official website, i.e. kvsangathan.nic.in. Age limit for KVS Class 1 admissions is 6 years old as of March 31 of that particular academic year. The child should not be more than 8 years old on March 31. "Child born on April 1 should also be considered," according to KVS admissions 2022-23 revised guidelines
No age restriction for KVS Class 11 Admissions
The age limits for KVS Classes 1 to 10 have been shared in the revised schedule. However, KVS has clarified that there is no age restriction for admission to Class 11 if the students are seeking admission in the same year they passed the Class 10 exam. Similarly for Class 12, there is no age limit for admission provided the child has not experienced any break in the continuous study of the student after passing Class 11.
Principals have the authority to give age relaxation of up to 2 years on the maximum age limit in the case of differently-abled children. As per the KVS admission 2022-23 guidelines, 15 percent of seats are reserved for the Scheduled Caste (SC) students, 7.5 percent are reserved for candidates from the Scheduled Tribes (ST) category. 27 percent of seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes non-creamy layer (OBC-NCL) students.
"3 per cent seats of total available seats for fresh admission will be horizontally reserved for Differently Abled-children as per the provisions of RTE Act, 2009," the Kendriya Vidyalaya said.
Students from other boards such as ICSE, NIOS, or state boards will be considered for KVS Class 11 admission only if seats remain vacant. Similarly, for fresh admissions to Classes 10 and 12, students of other schools will be considered based on the availability of vacancies.
KVS Admissions MP quota discontinued
The fresh guidelines released by the authority informed that Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has discontinued the MPs' discretionary quota in recommending the admission of students to Kendriya Vidyalayas.
The new guidelines also stated that children orphaned due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be considered for admission over and above the class strength under PM CARES for Children Scheme.