Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanjikode

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanjikode

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanjikode is a Senior Secondary School (Std 1-12) affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi and functions under the purview of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), an autonomous government body.

Located at Kanjikode, Palakkad, Kerala;the sprawling campus is spread over 8.6 acres of land. A well qualified staff of teaching and non-teaching makes this vidyalaya a premier institution in academic excellence and co-curricular activities of this region.


Established in the year 1986, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanjikode caters to the educational needs of the children of floating population such as the employees of central government offices,defence personnel, ex-service men and other transferable employees. The sprawling campus is spread over 8.6 acres of land provided by the school's sponsor, the Instrumention Ltd., Kanjikode, Palakkad.

The first batch of class X and class XII students passed out during the years 1991 and 1993 respectively.
Presently the Vidyalaya has a strength of nearly 1450 students and staff strength of 62 including Principal, teaching and non teaching members.

The Vidyalaya was designated as model Kendriya Vidyalaya in 1999-2000. Later, it was also termed as “Pilot KV”. It has been selected as mother link KV to award computer literacy, free of cost, to the children of the neighboring state government-run schools.kanjikkode is famouse for mangos

Management of the school

The vidyalaya is governed by KVS, an autonomous body under the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. A managing Committee is constituted with staff and parents at the Vidyalaya level. The GM, Instrumentation Ltd, is the Chairman and the Principal is the Member Secretary and in his/her capacity as the Chief Executive Officer conducts the day-to-day administration of the Vidyalaya with the help of the Vice Principal, HM, Teachers and the Ministerial staff.


Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanjikode , Palakkad is run by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, an autonomous body formed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi, as a result of the recommendations of the second pay commission. The vidyalaya is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education , New Delhi.
Kendriya vidyalayas primarily caters to the need of the children of Central Govt. employees including defense personnel and personnel of all India service. Other floating populations are also eligible for admission to the remaining seats.
The medium of instruction is both Hindi and English; the ultimate object is to enable pupils to achieve a reasonable measure of proficiency in both languages.

The staff members of the vidyalaya are highly qualified and the quality of teaching is always high with a suitable teacher-pupil ratio. The vidyalaya follow technology-assisted teaching with the help of OHPs, LCD Projectors, video cassettes, CDs etc. All staff members are computer-trained to meet the needs of the class room. KVS keep the teacher updated with the latest trends in education by organizing various short and long duration in-service programmes and workshops. Every effort is made to provide special care and attention to bring out the best in each student. A bridge course is available to class V students who appear the CBSE, class X to equip themselves for meeting the needs of the +2 level. Also, remedial classes are arranged for students who are in need of them.

Scheme of studies
Class I and II :English , Hindi, Maths, AHPL.
Class III to V :English , Hindi, Maths , EVS& AHPL.
Class VI to VIII :English , Hindi, Sanskrit, Maths, Science & Technology and Social Science.
Class IX and X :English , Hindi, Sanskrit, Maths, Science & Technology and Social Studies.
Courses at +2 Level
Group A: English , Maths , Physics , Chemistry, Biology /IP,Computer science
Group B: English , Physics , Chemistry, Hindi /IP, Biology
Group B: English , Business Studies, Accountancy , Economics, Hindi /IP.

School timings

All classes : 08.30 am to 02.40 pm.
Lunch break : 11.50 –12.15 pm.
Academic year: April 1 to March 31.

External links

* [ Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kanjikode Official Website]

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