Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2020
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 - 4:03 p.m. IST by Saumya.Srivastava

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - KVS will release the KV Chennai admission notification in the last week of February 2020 on Admission in KV Chennai 2020 will be held for Class 1 to 12 students. The one who is interested in Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai admission must go through the KVS guidelines for admission. These guidelines established by the KV Sangathan must be strictly followed by the students. Kendriya Vidyalaya admission 2020 schedule to Class 1 will begin on March 1, 2020, tentatively. KV Chennai admission form will be made available by the Principal of respective schools free of cost. The list of Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai region is provided on this page and the admission process will be common for all the branches. In case of admission to Class 1, parents need to fill the Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 form online. It must be submitted along with the relevant documents in the respective branches of KV Chennai. After the submission is over, the first merit list will be declared on March 26, 2020, tentatively and the students will be called for admission in the respective centre. They are advised to carry their original documents at the time of Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai admission. Read this article to know the detailed process of Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Dates

Students can go through the dates of KV Chennai admissions 2020 in order to stay updated with the upcoming events.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission Dates 2020 (Tentative)


Dates (tentative)

KV Chennai admission form for class 1

March 1, 2020 (8 am) to March 19, 2020 (4 pm)

Declaration of admissions list for class 1

First List: March 26, 2020

Second List: April 9, 2020

Third List: April 23, 2020

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

April 2, 2020 (8 am) - April 9, 2020 (4 pm)

Declaration of the list of class 2 onwards

April 12, 2020

Class 2 onwards admission

April 12, 2020, to April 20, 2020

Last date for admission except class 11

April 30, 2020

For KV students: Start of registration for class 11

Within 10 days of declaration of board results

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

Within 20 days of 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, 2020

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for KV Chennai admission 2020 includes the minimum and maximum age limit, percentage of marks needed for admission to Class 11. This also includes the criteria for non-KV students.

Important instructions regarding Age Requirement

  • It must be noted that a child must be 5 years old as on March 31, 2020, for KV Class 1 admission 2020. The child born on April 1 can also apply for the same.

  • Parents must remember that there’s no age restriction for admission to Class 11 if the student is applying for admission in the year of passing Class 10th exam.

  • The maximum age limit for specially-abled children can be relaxed by two years by the Principal.

  • It must be noted that there will be no upper and lower age limit for Class 12th admission. However, there should be no break in the continuous study of the student after passing class 11.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Age Criteria


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 Chennai Admission 2020 - Registration Process

KV Chennai registration forms can be availed through the respective principal of KVS schools from March 1, 2020, tentatively. Kendriya Vidyalaya registrations (for all the Classes) will be dependent on the availability of the seats. Students must fill the Kendriya Vidyalaya admission forms 2020 completely and submit it positively before the last date.

How to apply for Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020?

  • Visit the official website of Kendriya Vidyalaya

  • Click on the admission link. The application window will be opened on the screen. Fill in the requisite details as asked.

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

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

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Selection Process


Method of selection

For class 1

The 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, a 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 2020 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.

KV Chennai Admission 2020 - Eligibility for Non-KV Students in Class 11

Fresh Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai admission 2020 for non-KV students will be entertained as per following eligibility criteria.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Minimum Score for Class 11 admission


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 Vidyalaya

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Reservation Criteria

Students can go through the reservation criteria of KV Chennai admission from the table provided below.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission Reservation Criteria


Reservation Criteria

Scheduled candidates




Physically Disabled


Economically weaker sections of society (EWS)


Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Admission Preference

The exam conducting body gives preference to the children of different categories of employees. Refer to the table below for detailed information.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission Preference


Children of different categories of employees


Central Government Employees, and Ex-servicemen.


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


Government employees of State


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


Children of Foreign National Officials, and other categories.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 Fees

Kendriya Vidyalaya’s fee needs to be paid by all the students from Class 1 to 12. The exam conducting body exempts the girl students to pay the tuition fee. No tuition fee is to be paid for boys up to Class VIII, girls up to Class XII, SC/ST students and wards of KVS employees. Children of parents having BPL card are also spared regarding submitting the Kendriya Vidyalaya fees 2020.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission 2020 - Documents

Students need to carry several documents in order to get Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Admission. Go through the table below to know the same.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai Documents which needs to be carried


Lists of documents

For class 1

Age proof certificate in the form of birth certificate

For other classes

Admissions up to 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, proof of the 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 centre.

A certificate of retirement for uniformed Defense personnel.

For grandchildren of Hon’ble Member of Parliament and PSU employees, 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 2020

Students can go through the list of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Chennai from the table provided below.

List of KV Chennai 2020


Name of K.V

Website address

























Apply for Other KVs

Kendriya Vidyalaya Delhi 2020Kendriya Vidyalaya Hyderabad 2020
Kendriya Vidyalaya Kolkata 2020Kendriya Vidyalaya Chandigarh 2020
Kendriya Vidyalaya Mysore 2020

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai 2020

Question: Who can join Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai?


All students can apply for the KV Chennai admission if they fulfil the eligibility criteria given by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.

Question: What is the application fee of KV Chennai admission 2020?


There is no fee applicable for the registration of KV Chennai. The fee is to be submitted after the selection in respective KVs.

Question: What are the documents which needs to be carried while Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai admission?


The important documents which needs to be submitted at the time of KV admission includes the scanned copies of passport sized photograph and DOB certificate. The rest of the documents varies for different KVs.

Question: Can I submit a photocopy of my documents at the time of Kendriya Vidyalaya admission?


No, students need to carry the original documents at the time of KV admission.

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