Thur Dec 7 2017 , 13:28:16

नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

( An Autonomous Body Under Ministry of Education ) Government Of India

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय, एर्नाकुलम

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Ernakulam


         The school can boast of a team of well-trained and experienced teaching faculty. They receive periodic in-service trainings to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments. All the teachers have been given Computer training under 'Project Shiksha' programme of the Intel.

     Academic excellence is the chief motto of the staff. Under their guidance commendable achievements have been made by the students in the CBSE board examinations every year. Most of them are recipients of Awards given by NavodayaVidyalayaSamithi for Outstanding teachers.


  The state of the art Multi-media classroom, better known as 'SMART ROOM' puts at the disposal of the teachers and students the latest technology available in teaching-learning process.The 24 hours internet facility helps teachers to bring the world itselfinto the classroom. The use of the Information Technology inthe classroom makes learning more individualized, interactive, flexible, permanent and creative. It equips teachers with pedagogical skills; make them progressive, competent and resourceful. The teaching and learning process is also reinforced using audio-visual aids like maps, models, ordinary projectors, television and video. Educational videos are screened regularly to the students on various subjects.


    A well-equipped computer lab functions in the school with the objectives of teaching computer fundamentals to the Secondary level students, to offer Computer Science/Informatics Practices as optional subjects at the Senior Secondary level and to assist the school administration. The lab is equipped with 24-Hours VSAT Internet facility that helps the students and the staff to use the net and the email facility for preparing their subject-related projects and assignments.


  The library contains around 8000 volumes of Academic reference books and children's literature. Over 40 periodicals of cultural and academic interest are subscribed to. Computerization work of the bibliographical data is on and will be completed soon. The CAREER CORNER in the library guides students to find suitable and rewarding careers. It subscribes to at least 5 periodicals specifically meant to prepare students for Competitive exams like IIT, JEE, Kerala Entrance Examinations and NEET by the CBSE. A Well-established READING CLUB keeps up the reading taste of the students.


          The all-weather Multi-purpose (MP) Hall is a hub of multifarious activities like starting from morning assembly to CLT classes, yoga classes, co-curricular activities, cultural programmes, indoor games, study place, etc.


                 “A sound mind in a sound body” goes the saying. In accordance with the dictum, considerable importance is given to the physical training of students. The morning P.T has ingredients like Jogging, Yoga, Mass Drill Displays and Discipline-Specific coaching. The evening sessions starts at 4 p.m and lasts for two hours. There are facilities for all the major outdoor games like Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Handball, Khokho, cricket and indoor games like Shuttle badminton, Table Tennis and Chess. The school fields atleast five players every year to represent NavodayaVidyalayaSamithi at the National level in the Schools Games Federation of India (SGFI) tournaments. We had been the champions in the Ernakulum District Khokho Tournament. Our Children participate successfully in the District Amateur Athletic Meet and District Rural Games Meet. The trick of the trade is that the children showing talents for sports are identified as soon as they get admitted and then a discipline suitable for the child is identified and specific coaching is given.


      Being fully residential, the school provides separate hostels for boys and girls in the campus. The in-campus stay of the students gives them ample time to pursue curricular and co-curricular activities


    Education in the school is free including boarding, lodging, uniforms and textbooks. However, a nominal fee of Rs.200/- per month is collected from the children from IX to XII class. However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls, Physically Handicapped and from the families whose income is below Poverty Line are exempted from payment of fees.


    To impart a healthy competitive spirit among students and to inculcate leadership qualities, self-reliance and the habit of working together a vibrant House System is operational. Students are grouped into four houses viz, Aravally, Nilgiri, Shivalik and Udayagiri. Since all the competitions are held house-wise, the house loyalties are the strongest. Moreover, the house system creates a family atmosphere in the campuswith the Housemaster/Housemistress serving as the head of the family.


    A full time nurse is available in the campus to take care of the health and health habits of children. The visiting doctor from the Primary Health Centre examines sick children twice a week.


     The school has three separate science labs and a Maths labs to emphasize the concept of learning by doing.


A well equipped Biology Laboratory that provides hands on experience to inquisitive learners is available. All the equipment required for conducting with practical in accordance with CBSE Syllabus are available. Besides the lab is also endowed with an exciting collection of Biological Specimens.