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Navodaya Vidyalaya, Patna

Navodaya Vidyalaya, PatnaCall : +91 7061384672

Boring Road, Patna, Bihar, India

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About Navodaya Vidyalaya, Patna, Bihar

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act (XXI of 1860) on 28th February, 1986. The objects for which the Samiti has been established are detailed in the Memorandum of Association and Rules of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. The Samiti administers the scheme of Navodaya formulated by the Government of India, in the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It has a three tier Management structure with Headquarters at New Delhi, Regional Offices to manage a cluster of schools; and JNVs spread all over the country.To provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, adventure and physical education to the talented children from the rural areas. Students in the Navodaya Vidyalayas are admitted in Class-VI and provided education upto Class-XII. Now provision is made for lateral entry of students in Class-IX & XI also.To provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, adventure and physical education to the talented children from the rural areas. Students in the Navodaya Vidyalayas are admitted in Class-VI and provided education upto Class-XII. Now provision is made for lateral entry of students in Class-IX & XI also.

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall function through its general body called the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, its Board of Governors and three standing committees constituted by the Board viz. The Finance Committee, Academic Advisory Committee and the Executive Committee.

The Minister of Human Resource Development, Incharge of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall be Ex-Officio Chairman of the Samiti. The Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development shall be the Deputy Chairman and an officer of the Ministry of Human Resource Development notified by the Government of India as per rule …. of the Memorandum of Association and Rules ……… Joint Commissioner (Admn.) shall be the Ex-Officio Secretary of the Samiti.

Principal - H. S. Thakur



Activities :

Art in Education :

Art in Education programme is an expansion of the Samiti's pace-setting activities. Besides providing an opportunity for students to inculcate nationalistic values through cross cultural interchange, it also emphasizes upon educational enrichment and integration with the community in which the Vidyalaya is located. Eminent personalities from the fields of the Literature, Arts and Sciences are invited to interact with students. Students receive training in traditional art under the tutelage of traditional Gurus and contemporary Theatre Directors. Under this programme, a National Integration Meet is organised every year in which children and teachers from Navodaya Vidyalayas all over the country participate. The Art in Education programme also aims at strengthening universal values and promoting group activities whereby joy of learning is achieved. It aims at personality development of students by emphasizing result oriented activity for the children.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has organised various workshops for JNV students pertaining to the theme of the Girl Child, "APOORNA SE SAMPOORNA" .The Art in Education workshops on the theme of the Girl Child - "APOORNA SE SAMPOORNA" were followed by the National Integration Meet of 2006 held in December at National Bal Bhavan. The NI Meet included a Student Seminar on the Rights of the Girl child. It was inaugurated by Smt. Santosh Yadav, and various eminent personalities such as Dr. Madhu Pant, Ms. Razia Abbasi, Swami Agnivesh Sh. S.C. Khuntia, Joint Secretary, Deptt. of School Education & Literacy inaugurated the Traditional performing Art & Theatre Programme & Sh. Sudhakar Sharma, Secretary, Lalit Kala Akademi inaugurated the Art Exhibition on the Girl Child theme which included students' works on female foeticide.

Navodaya Science Congress :

In order to promote Science and Mathematics in general and to give an opportunity to the talented science and math children of JNVs to interact with Scientists, Mathematicians and professional in the field, a week long program called Science congress is ogranised by all NVS Regions each year. During the science congress many notable personalities from the field of Science and Technology are invited to share their thoughts to motivate young scientists of JNVs.

Adolescence Education Programme (AEP) :

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti is organising Adolescent Education Programme in collaboration with UNFPA, NCERT and MHRD in 500 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. Emphasis is given to life skill education and awareness regarding process of growing up, HIV, AIDS, substance abuse, etc. are taken up. Training program to teachers, principals and officers of the Samiti are ogranised who in turn ensure effective implementation of Adolescence Education activities in JNVs though well organised co-curricular activities.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) :

NVS gives utmost importance to Computer Aided Education in JNVs. JNVs are well equipped with needed hardware and software in the recent past. Training is imparted to all the members of staff in general and to teaching faculty in particular. Round the clock internet connection through VSAT connectivity is extended in a phased way. To facilitate classroom transaction more effectively and viably, e-contents are being developed by majority of JNVs. More than 200 websites are opened by the JNVs so far. By and large Teachers and Students are using Information & Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning Processes very enthusiastically.  As on date, 541 JNVs are covered under the programme and provided with computers, accessories and a computer teacher to ensure Computer Education programme go on successfully in these JNVs. Computer, pupil ration in NVS is 1 : 12.

All the JNVs are being provided with Internet facilities. 301 JNVs are cleared for VSAT Internet connectivity; Of these 201JNVs are already having VSAT Internet connectivity and they have access to 24 hours Internet connection.

Multimedia Projector to each Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.

A minimum 40 Computers to the existing 33 Smart School JNVs .

A minimum 36 Computers to JNVs having permanent buildings.

A Minimum of 11 Computers to JNVs running in temporary sites.

Most of the JNVs have developed their own websites.

Hands on Trainings given to all the staff of JNVs make use of ICT in classroom transactions effectively.

Established collaboration with Intel, Microsoft, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Oracle, Azim Premji Foundation, Bhartiya Jain Sanghatan for effective implementation of ICT in JNVs.

Samiti encourages JNVs to participate actively in large number of IT / ICT related contests. It is also providing data, guidance and regular followup with JNVs.

As such, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas have been participating in many Contests/ Quiz being organized by Government Organisations/MNCs/States at various levels. Students and Teachers of many JNVs are bringing laurels while bagging these prestigious awards .


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Sports Complex



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Wi-Fi Campus

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School Life
Year of Foundation1 1988
Age Range 4.2
Enrollment Phase / Grades : Na
Gender : NA
Boarding : Government
Number of Students : NA
Teacher Student Ratio : NA
Accreditations :
Headmaster : NA
Yearly Tuition Fee (Min) : NA
Yearly Tuition Fee (Max) : NA
Nationalities : NA
Curriculum : 1995
Languages of Instruction : NA
Foreign Languages : NA
Examinations : NA
University Counseling : NA
Learning Support : NA
School Trips : YES
Community Service : YES
Performing Arts : YES
Sports : YES
Summer Programs : YES
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