Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Powai
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KV (Kendriya Vidyalaya) IIT Powai, is an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) secondary school affiliated to CBSE board in Mumbai, India. It was established on June 15, 1964. It is part of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. Its current principal is Mrs. Mamta Bhattachaarya. It has 12 grades with 4 sections in each. The total strength is about 1920 students. Each class has a class teacher and a co-class teacher, 2 girl monitors and 2 boy monitors. Class IX - B is the best class for the year 2015-16. The sections with their house names are- A- Shivaji- Red
B- Tagore - Blue
C- Ashoka - Yellow
D- Raman - Green .
KV is located in IIT Mumbai campus which is located in Powai, a suburb in north western Mumbai.
The classes are divided into 3 sections-Primary(1st to 5th), Secondary(6th to 10th) and higher secondary(11th to 12th). The school functions from Monday to Saturday except second Saturdays.However, all Saturdays are closed for primary. The school starts at 07:20 AM and ends at 01:40 PM. This is the time-table arrangement-
|07:20-07:50 AM||School assembly|
|07:50-08:30 AM||1st Period|
|08:30-09:10 AM||2nd period|
|09:10-09:50 AM||3rd period|
|09:50-10:30 AM||4th period|
|11:00-11:40 AM||5th period|
|11:40-12:20 PM||6th period|
|12:20-01:00 PM||7th period|
|01:00-01:40 PM||8th period|
In each period, a subject is taught.
Primary section (Main) with Textbooks by NCERT-
|Environmental Studies (EVS)||Looking Around|
Extra Subjects- Music, WEXP, Computer, PT, Art
Upper Primary Section (6th to 8th)
|English||Supplementary||A pact with the Sun, An alien hand,It so happened...|
|हिंदी||सहायक पुस्तक||बाल रामकथा, बाल महाभारत, भारत की खोज|
|Social Science (SSt)||History||Our Pasts|
|Social Science (SSt)||Social and Political Life||Social and Political Life|
|Social Science (SSt)||Geography||The Earth: Our Habitat, Our Environment,Resources and Development|
Extra Subjects- Yoga, Library, Computer, Art, SUPW, PT.
The KV Sangathan interschool sports meet is held every year at 4 levels- Clusters, Regionals, Nationals, SGFI. SOF olympiads are held every year with many participants. Along with that several calligraphy, elocution, debates and quizes are held under CCA(Co-Curricular Activities).
In 1958, the Indian Institute of Technology of Bombay was created, with retired Brigadier S.K.Bose as its first director. In 1959 the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone of the Powai campus.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is an autonomous body set up by the Indian Ministry of Education. To cater to the educational needs of the children of IIT employees, K.V. IIT Powai started functioning with three hundred students on 15 June 1964 under the leadership of Professor S.K. Bose as the first chairman of the Vidyalaya. Shri. S. Ramchandran was the first principal of the Vidyalaya, composed of 25 staff members.
The school has divisions for the Primary, Secondary and Senior Secondary Sections. It is a co-educational institution, with classes from I to XII, affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi.
Over the last forty years, the Vidyalaya has received guidance and support from the ten directors of IIT-Bombay and ten Principals of the Vidyalaya. Attendance is more than two thousand students. It celebrated its golden jubilee in the year 2013.