Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sherghati, Dist: Gaya was established in 02.09.2010 in accordance with NPE, 1986. It is situated at Sherghati with beautiful landscapes in Gaya District, Bihar State. The Vidyalaya is at a distance of about 40 Kms from Gaya Railway Station.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,Sherghati is fully residential, co-educational schools affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi having classes up to Xth standard. Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, an autonomous Organization under the ministry of HRD, Government of India. Admission to these Vidyalayas is through a test called JNVST to Class VI. Children are predominantly from rural areas and there is 30% reservation of girls. Quality modern education with a strong component of culture, promotion of National Integration through student migration between Hindi speaking and 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.
☞ 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 of our Vidyalaya 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 our country, to live and learn together and develop their full potential. ☞ To serve, in each district, as focal points 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 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 reserved fro 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
☞ Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has opted three language formula as per national education policy i:e Hindi , English And Regional language like Assammees.
☞ 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 favourably 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.
☞ Admissions in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas take place on the basis of a Selection Test conducted by the CBSE. The test is called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) it is of non-verbal nature, class neutral and so designed to ensure that children from rural areas are able to compete without facing any disadvantages due to poor communication facilities in rural areas special care is taken to ensure that children from far flung rural areas get admission form free of cost without any problem.
☞ 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. 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.
☞ Sick students will report to their respective housemasters /house mistress before 6.20 hrs. and enter their names in the ‘house sick book’ maintenance for the purposes. They will then report to the staff nurse between 6.30 and 7.10 hrs. Old dressing and minor injuries will also be attended too.
☞ The school medical officer will examine all new and old cases once in a week.
☞ All cases, which require specialist advice, will be referred to the Sub divisional Hospital, Sherghati by the School medical Officer.