Kendriya Vidyalaya ranking from next year

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Ministry of Human Resource Development has decided to give ranks to over 1,000 Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) across the country, a move to improve the institutes by holding a competition among them from next academic year.

This would be the first ever ranking for Kendriya Vidyalayas in the country. The ranking would be an annual exercise for which inspection of schools would be done twice a year.

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According to information, the initial ranking report is scheduled to be released in June, 2018.

With a maximum of 1,000 points, the KVs would be graded under four categories. Those with 80 per cent and above will be graded under A category and tagged ‘excellent’, while KVs with 60-79.9 per cent will be put in B category and tagged (very good). Similarly, the KVs scoring within 40 and 59.9 per cent will be awarded (Good) and placed under C grade, and the ones with below 40 per cent will be awarded (average) in D category.

The central schools would be assessed under seven parameters, including academic performance which will have the highest weightage of 500 points, followed by school infrastructure with 150 points and school administration 120 points.

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Similarly other parameters like finance (70 points), community participation (60 points), grace points (90 points) and overall observation by the inspectors (10 points) will also be used for grading the schools.