Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2019
Bilwma.basumatary, 11 Dec 2018

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2019 - Candidates seeking admission in Kendriya Vidyalaya 2019 Chennai have to go through the guidelines for admission established by the KV Sangathan. KVs have released the second admission list for admission to class 1. The list is release online on the official website of respective KV and on its notice board too. Admission schedule for Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai to class 1 began on March 1, 2019. KV admission forms for all classes were made available by Principal of respective school at free of cost. There are 12 branches of KV under the Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai region and the admission process is common for all the branches. Read below the article to know the complete list of KV Chennai. All Kendriya Vidyalayas are co-educational, composite schools and are affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). For admission to class 1, parents had to fill the application form online and submit it along with the relevant documents in the respective branches of KV Chennai. After the submission is over, the first merit list was declared on March 26 and candidates were called for admission in the respective centre. Students are advised to carry all their original certificates and documents at the time of Kendriya Vidyalaya admission. Scroll down to know more about Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2019 admission process, fees, age requirements for different classes, seat reservations etc.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai - Important dates



KV Chennai admission form for class 1

March 1, 2019 (8 am) to March 19, 2019 (4 pm)

Declaration of admissions list for class 1

First List: March 26, 2019

Second List: April 9, 2019

Third List: April 23, 2019

Class 2 onwards (except class 11) registration - in case of vacant seats in a particular class

April 2, 2019 (8 am) - April 9, 2019 (4 pm)

Declaration of the list of class 2 onwards

April 12, 2019

Class 2 onwards admission

April 12, 2019, to April 20, 2019

Last date for admission except class 11

April 30, 2019

For KV students: Start of registration for class 11

Within 10 days after the declaration of board results 

KV students: Release of admission list and admission for class 11

Within 20 days after the declaration of board results

Non KV students: Registration, display of admission list and admissions in class XI (in case of vacant seats)

After the admissions of KV students in class XI

Last date of admission for class 11

July 1, 2019

Eligibility Criteria for admission in Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2019

The eligibility criteria for KV 2019 admission mentions the minimum and maximum age limit, percentage of marks or score required for admission to class 11 and eligibility for Non-KV students.

Important instructions for the age requirement

  1. Parents must note that a child must be 5 years old as on March 31, 2019 for admission to class 1. The child born on April 1 will also be considered for admission to class 1.

  2. There is no age restriction for admission to Class 11 provided the student is seeking admission in the year of passing Class 10 examination.

  3. The maximum age limit for differently abled children by the Principal can be relaxed by two years.

  4. There will be no upper and lower age limit for admission to class 12 provided there has been no break in the continuous study of the student after passing class 11.

KV Chennai age limit for admission


Minimum- Maximum Age Limit

Class 1

5 to 7 years

Class 2

6 to 8 years

Class 3

7 to 9 years

Class 4

8 to 10 years

Class 5

9 to 11 years

Class 6

10 to 12 years

Class 7

11 to 13 years

Class 8

12 to 14 years

Class 9

13 to 15 years

Class 10

14 to 16 years

Kendriya Vidyalaya 2019 Chennai minimum eligibility score for admission to class 11


Minimum Score Required in class 10


At least a B1, or CGPA above 7.6


Required CGPA- 6.5 For Commerce with Maths- B1 grade in class 10 Math


All successful students of Kendriya Vidhyalayas

Fresh Admission for Non-KV Students to class 11

Fresh Admission for Non-KV Students would be made on the following eligibility criteria - 
1. For Science and Commerce Stream - Minimum 8.0 CGPA scored in class 10 exam
2. Humanities - Minimum 6.4 CGPA in class 10 exam

Selection Procedure for Kendriya Vidyalaya 2019 Chennai

The selection procedure for class 1 to 12 in KV is given in the table below -


Method of selection

For class 1

Lottery draw for the 25.5% reserved seats under RTE (Right to Education). 

For class 2 to 8

Admission will be given based on Priority category system. If applications are more than the number of seats, the lottery system will be followed in each category including single girl child quota.

For class 9

There is a common admission test for KV admission class 9, followed by the declaration of merit list. 

For class 10 and 12

Kendriya Vidyalaya 2019 offers admission for class 10 and 12 students based on the number of vacant seats out of the total number of seats in each class. 

Admission preference of Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2019 


Children of different categories of employees


Central Government Employees, and Ex-servicemen.


Employees of Government Funded Institutes of higher learning with 51% share of the central government in it.


Government employees of State


Employees of Government Funded Institutes of higher learning with 51% share of the State government in it.


Children of Foreign National Officials, and other categories.

Seat reservation for Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai

  • Scheduled candidates - 15%

  • ST - 7.5%

  • Physically Disabled - 3%

  • Economically weaker sections of society (EWS) - 25%

KV Chennai - Instructions for Registration

Registration forms were available with the respective principal of KVS schools from March 1, 2019 and registration for all classes will be done only if there are seats available in the particular class. Candidates and parents must remember that only completed registration forms should be submitted to the respective KVS schools before the last date for submission.

Steps to follow to apply for KV Chennai 2019

  • Candidates should visit the official page of Kendriya Vidyalaya and click on the link for admission.

  • The application window will open and candidates have to fill it with valid details.

  • Upload recent photo and signature and then click on submit.

  • Candidates should take the printout of the completed application form, attach all the relevant documents and submit them to the respective campus of KV.

Fees for KV Chennai 

The fee for Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi is to be paid by all the students from class 1 to 12. However, the girl student is exempted from paying the tuition fee. No tuition fee for boys upto Class VIII, girls upto Class XII and SC/ST students and children of KVS employees. Children of parents having BPL card are also exempted from paying the fees.

Documents to be attached to the KV admission form


Lists of documents

For class 1

Age proof certificate in the form of birth certificate

For other classes

Admissions upto class 8 may be granted without any school transfer certificate provided the child is otherwise eligible and his/her birth certificate has been issued by a Government body.

For grandchildren of KVS employee a proof of relationship of the child’s parent with the KVS employee will be required.

Children belonging to SC/ST/EWS/OBC and BPL categories are required to produce a certificate issued by the State or Union government.

Handicapped or physically disabled candidates are required to produce a certificate from a civil surgeon or rehabilitation center.

A certificate of retirement for uniformed Defense personnel.

For grandchildren of Hon’ble Member of Parliament and PSU employees, a proof of relationship certificate of retirement for uniformed Defence employees of either of the child’s parents with the Hon’ble MP or PSU employee will be needed.

Proof of Residence.

List of Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2019

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