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"Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Supaul was established in the year 1987 in accordance with the National Policy of Education 1986. It is fully residential, Co-educational school affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi having classes from VIth to XII standard. The Vidyalaya is managed by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, an autonomous body under the H.R.D Ministry, Government of India. The Vidyalaya is locally monitored by a committee chaired by the District Collector/District Magistrate. Our students are predominantly from rural areas and there is 33% reservation for girls. Quality modern education with a strong component of culture, promotion of National Integration through Migration of students between Hindi speaking and Non-Hindi speaking states are the salient features of Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme. The JNV at Supaul is at the forefront of educational excellence with excellent academic results as well as commendable achievements in the field of Sports and Cultural pursuits and functioning as a pace setting institution in the district. Residential component is equally well looked after. Admission to JNVs is by means of a competitive Test called JNV Selection Test (JNVST) for entry to Class-VI.

The need for a website necessitated, as it being the ideal platform for us to disseminate information about the Vidyalaya for the parents of our current students, as well as, prospective students. Also, serving as a medium to maintain the bond with the previous passed out batches of our Vidyalaya. Further, the parents can keep a constant vigil on their wards progress using the "Online Result Retrieval" facility provided in the website."

Shri. Shailesh Kisan Nagdeote
Principal, JNV, Supaul


Sh. Kumar Ravi (IAS)
District Magistrate-cum-Chairman
VMC, JNV, Supaul



To provide good quality modern education, including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of environment, adventure activities and physical education.

To serve the objectives of excellence coupled with equity and social justice.

To ensure that all students to  attain a reasonable level of competence in three languages as envisaged in the Three Language Formula.

To promote national integration by providing opportunities to talented children, largely rural, from different parts of Supaul District, to live and learn together and develop their full potential.

To serve,  as a focal point for improvement in quality of school education through sharing of experience and facilities.


JNVST admission on the basis of Merit

Navodaya Vidyalayas draw their strength from talented children, selected on the basis of merit test, called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test, designed, developed and conducted by NCERT initially now, by the CBSE. The test is held annually on All India basis at block and district levels. It is objective, culture-free class neutral and is so designed as to ensure that rural children are not at a disadvantage.

Reservation for Rural, S.C., S.T. and Girl Students

Admission is predominantly for children from the rural areas, with a provision of 75%, reservation.  Seats are  also reserved for children from the SC and ST communities in proportion to their population in the district but not less that the national average. 1/3rd of the seats are for girl students. 3% of the seats are for disabled children.

Co-educational Residential Secondary Schools with Free Education

Navodaya Vidyalayas offer free education from Class- VI to Classes XII and are affiliated to the CBSE. Entry to a Navodaya Vidyalaya is in Class-VI only. Each Navodaya Vidyalaya is a co-educational residential institution providing free of charge amenities like boarding and lodging, expenses on uniforms, text books, stationery, to and fro rail and bus fare.

Adherence to Three Language Formula

The Regional Language is generally the medium of instruction from Class VI to VIII and from IX th class onwards it is English/ Hindi.

Promotion of National Integration

Navodaya Vidyalayas aim at inculcating values of national integration through special programmes of migration which is scheme of inter regional exchange of students for one academic year between Hindi and Non-Hindi speaking states and vice-versa. Efforts are made to promote understanding of the diversity and plurality of Indian people & cultural heritage through activities that promote national integration.

Rural Location, Cost free land State Govt.

Navodaya Vidyalayas are located as far as possible in rural areas. The State Govt. is to offer cost free land and rent free temporary buildings for the setting up of Navodaya Vidyalaya.


Board Results of Navodaya Vidyalayas students compare favorably with their counterparts, Navodaya Vidyalayas have been conceived as on idea, a progressive forward looking concept making modern India and the area of focal development through educational excellence. Board Results of Navodaya Vidyalaya students have been much higher than the national pass percentage averages achieved by the CBSE affiliated schools.


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Supaul, Dist: Supaul was established in 1987 in accordance with NPE, 1986. It is situated in a 33-acre plot in sylvan and serene surroundings with beautiful landscapes in Supaul Town of District- Supaul, Bihar State. The Vidyalaya is at a distance of 05 Kms from Supaul Railway Station and 38 Kms from Saharsa Jn.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya are fully residential, co-educational schools affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi having classes up to 12 standard. Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, an autonomous Organization under the ministry of HRD, Government of India, manages these Vidyalayas. Admission to these Vidyalayas is through a test called JNVST to Class VI. Children are predominantly from rural areas and there is 33% reservation of girls. Quality modern education with a strong component of culture, promotion of National Integration through student migration between Hindi speaking ad Non-Hindi speaking states and following a three language formula with vernacular as medium of instruction up to Class-VIII are some of the salient features of this unique educational venture.


Navodaya Vidyalayas are residential co-educational schools for children in Classes VI to XII. These Vidyalayas offer free education to the talented rural children. The Vidyalayas offer free education to the talented rural children. The facilities include free boarding and lodging to students as well as expenses on uniform, stationery, to and fro rail/bus fare from home. Efforts are made to ensure that the Vidyalaya Management Committee under the Chairmanship of the District Magistrate/Collector or Deputy Commissioner with representation and participation of Parents ensure effective Mess Management.

We have separate labs for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and computer science. Our playground includes 400 M track. It has separate courts for Football, Kho-kho and Basketball. Physical education facilities, under guidance of the instructor. The Vidyalaya has a well-equipped library. Aiming on educational excellence of students, two/three periods are allotted for each class per week.

Our School stands to be one of the Schools selected under the VSAT SCHOOLS SCHEME with fully developed Computer Lab(s) with LAN facility.

Sick students will report to their respective house masters /house mistresses before 6.20 hrs. and enter their names in the ‘house sick book’ maintained for this purpose. They will then report to the staff nurse between 6.30 and 7.10 hrs. Old dressing and minor injuries will also be attended to.

The school medical officer will examine all new and old cases between 14.00 & 17.00 hrs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

All cases, which require specialist advice, will be referred to the Referral Hospital, Supaul by the School medical Officer.

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