Founded in 1987, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Hamirpur is a coeducational English medium residential school, fully financed and managed by the Government of India through an autonomous organisation, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi and offers education from class VI to XII.
JNV campus hosts multimedia classrooms, well-equipped separate laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology with adequate number of apparatus, sufficient chemical, slides, microscope, OHP, LCD Projector, herbarium and specimen for study, a well-stocked library featuring 8325 reference books, 20 magazines, 13 periodicals and 13 dailies.
The school is equipped with a high-tech computer lab offering latest multimedia PCs, 24 hours high speed internet connectivity, computer based training programme and a huge collection of educational software.
Other facilities include facilities for indoor games, dance rooms (Multi Purpose Hall), gymnasium, music rooms, health and medical check up.
Affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, JNV imparts education from class VI to XII.
At secondary level, JNV offers five compulsory subjects and an optional subject Hindi.
At senior secondary level, the school offers:
Science Stream – English, Physics, Biology and Chemistry as compulsory subjects and Hindi / Maths as optional.
Humanities Stream – English, Economics, Geography and History as compulsory subjects and Hindi / Maths as optional.
The school’s academic session runs from April 1 to March 31.
Admissions to JNVs are made through national level competitive examination conducted by the CBSE called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST). The test is nonverbal, class neutral and designed to ensure that talented children from the rural areas are able to compete without facing any disadvantages. Children are admitted at class VI level and admissions to classes IX and XI are made against the vacant seats through regional level examination/marks in the previous qualifying examination.
Fees – Please contact the school for information on fees.
The Vidyalayas seek to promote and develop talented, bright and gifted children predominantly from rural areas who may otherwise be denied good educational opportunities.
The school provides residential facilities for boys and girls on campus. Students are accommodated in 10 dormitories.