Kendriya Vidyalaya Class 1 Admission 2021 Registration begins, Know Eligibility, Documents & Merit dates

KV Sangathan has started the registration process for Class-1 admissions 2021 in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country. KV Class 1 first merit list will be released on 23rd April 2021. Guidelines to register and other details are explained below.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 01, 2021 13:19 IST
Kendriya Vidyalaya Class 1 Admission 2021 Registration begins, Know Eligibility, Documents & Merit dates
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KVS Class-1 Admissions 2021: Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has started the online registration process for admission to class- 1 in Kendriya Vidyalayas spread across the country. KVS has begun the online registration process and the guardians of the child can register by visiting the official website of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) and fill-in the form. A detailed guide regarding the Class 1 admissions for session 2021-22 on how to register online for Class-1 admission, last date and the process to register is explained.

According to the defined schedule, the last date for online registration is April 19, 2021, till 7 pm. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has also released the guidelines, including the age limit and reservation for admission session 2021-22. The admission application forms for class 1 can be filled online, whereas for class 2 applicants will have to fill and submit an offline admission from the respective school. The schedule has been released on the admission portal at

Eligibility Criteria: A child must be at least 5 years old as of 31st March in the academic year in which admission is sought for Class I. (Child born on 1st April should also be considered.) The maximum age limit is 7 years for class-1 admissions. It should be noted by the aspirants that admissions in Kendriya Vidyalayas are not restricted to Central Govt. employees and are open to all, only certain priorities have been laid down for different categories to regulate the admissions.

KVS Class-1 Admissions 2021: Documents Required

Certificate of proof of age in the form of a birth certificate issued by the authority competent to register births. This will include certificates from Notified Area Council/ Municipality/ Municipal Corporation extract about the date of birth from records of Village Panchayat, Military Hospital, and service records of Defence personnel. 

Proof of Residence.

A certificate of retirement for uniformed Defence employees

For grandchildren of Hon’ble Member of Parliament and PSU employees, proof of relationship of either of the child’s parents with the Hon’ble Member of Parliament or PSU employees would be needed.

For grandchildren of KVS employee, proof of relationship of either of the child’s parent with the KVS employee (serving or retired) would be required.

A certificate that the child belongs to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/EWS/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/BPL wherever applicable, issued by the Competent Authority in concerned State Government/Union Government.

For PwD candidates: A certificate from the civil surgeon/rehabilitation centre or any other competent authority defined by the Government of India O. M. No. 36035/5/88 / Estt. (SCT) dated 4.5.1999 certifying the child is handicapped, wherever applicable.

In case, where the handicap of the child can be visually seen by the Principal, the child may be accepted as handicapped even without a certificate. However, the parent may be advised to obtain the relevant certificate from the Competent Authority and submit the same to the school.

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How to Register Online for KVS Class-1 Admissions 2021: Steps to follow

Go to the official website of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan i.e-

Click on the 'Class-1 Registration portal' link available on the homepage

Read the given instruction properly and click on proceed

You will see the application form

Fill in the required details

Upload the required documents (list is given below.)

Select and submit your preferences of state and school (a maximum of 3).

Note- Candidates have also been facilitated a scan code or QR code to directly jump to the KVS Class-1 admission 2021 application form. Things to keep in mind while choosing school preferences. One applicant can choose 3 schools as their preferences

Since Kendriya Vidyalayas are located at places with varied density of population, they have been categorised as follows for determining the limits of the neighbourhood, for purposes of determining eligibility for admission in the RTE category:
Major cities and urban areas (all-district Headquarters & metros): 5 km radius from Vidyalaya.

Places and areas other than included in above: 8 km radius from Vidyalaya

For a Vidyalaya in an urban region, their options are less than or equal to 5 km and More than 5 km

For Vidyalaya in a rural region, the options are- Less than or equal to 8 km and more than 8 km.

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KVS Class 1 Admission 2021 Schedule

Online registration beginning date: April 1, 2021

Last date for registration - April 19, 2021

First Admission List - April 23, 2021

Second List (if seats remains vacant) - April 30, 2021

Third List (If seats remain vacant) - May 5, 2021

Offline registration for RTE, SC / ST, OBC (NCL) (if not enough applications come online) - May 10 to May 13, 2021

Date of release of offline admission list - May 15 to May 20, 2021