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‘Readers Reaching Out’ programme started at KV No.1 Calicut



‘Readers Reaching Out’ programme started at KV No.1 Calicut. Vidyalaya Vice Principal Mrs. Sreelekha Sreekumar inaugurated the programme by receiving books from Mr. K V Rajesh , (TGT English). Librarian & Readers’ Club In-Charge  Muhammed Shafi described the details of this book donation drive . It’s a programme to extend the services of the Vidyalaya community to the deserving people. Under this programme students and staffs of the Vidyalaya can drop little used or new books in the box kept inside the Vidyalaya library till 31st August 2017. These books will be donated to the Pre-metric ST Hostel, East Hill and to the little library project of KV No.1 Calicut.

Hiroshima day observed

Readers’ club members made wonderful posters against  nuclear weapons and displayed on different bulletin boards in the campus. They also made paper cranes to remember Sadako Sasaki and other victims of the Hiroshima & Nagasaki nuclear bombings.

‘Best Reader of the Month’ award presented to Ms. Sreya Sarith


Ms. Sreya Sarith from class VII C selected as the ‘best reader of the month’ July 2017. She visited Vidyalaya library frequently, read number of books, written wonderful book reviews and involved actively in various library activities. Mr. P.K. Chandran, Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 Calicut presented the award to Ms. Sreya Sarith during the morning assembly.

UDAAN 2017-19 online registration started

CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) invites applications from the girl students studying in KVs/JNVs/Government schools of any recognized board in India/CBSE approved private schools to join UDAN 2017-19, a programme of mentoring for 1000 girl students for admission in premier centrally funded Engineering colleges/Technical Institute in India. They provide free of cost tutorials, lectures and study materials to all the students.

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online application:

City Center list:

KVPY-2017 online registration started

The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is an on-going National Program of Fellowship in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, to attract exceptionally highly motivated students for pursuing basic science courses and research career in science.

The objective of the program is to identify students with talent and aptitude for research; help them realize their academic potential; encourage them to take up research careers in Science, and ensure the growth of the best scientific minds for research and development in the country.

The advertisement for the KVPY Fellowship appears in all the national dailies normally on the Technology Day (May 11) and the Second Sunday of July every year.

Selection of the students is made from those studying in XI standard to 1st year of any undergraduate Program in Basic Sciences namely B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology having aptitude for scientific research. Special groups / Committees are set up at IISc to screen the applications and conduct an aptitude test at various centres in the country. Based on the performance in the aptitude test, short-listed students are called for an interview which is the final stage of the selection procedure. For receiving a fellowship, both aptitude test and interview marks are considered.

Generous fellowships are provided up to the pre-Ph.D. level to the selected KVPY Fellows.

 Application for KVPY-2017 must be done online only.

  • There are three steps to complete your application successfully;
  • Step  1.  Registration.
  • Step 2. Filling personal and academic details, choosing test centre and uploading photo, signature and other certificates as applicable.
  • Step 3.  Payment of application fees. Please note that you must pay the fees only at the KVPY application portal. This can be done either by using a credit card/ATM-Debit card/Net Banking or by downloading a e-challan from the application portal. No other means of payment will be accepted.  Once payment is successful and application submitted no refund will be done.
  • The application fee for KVPY-2017 are as follows:           For SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 500
  •            For General Category/OBC: Rs. 1000
    Important Dates
    Opening of online application portal : 16th July 2017
    Last date for closing of online application : 23rd  August 2017
    Exam Date : 5th November 2017

    For more details: http://www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm

  • online application: http://kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/applications.htm

Courtesy: http://www.kvpy.iisc.ernet.in/main/index.htm

Book fair conducted

DC Books Calicut conducted 3 days book fair at Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 Calicut. Renowned Science writer Sh. Jeevan Job Thomas inaugurated the book fair on 10th July 2017.


Readers’ club inaugurated



Readers’ Club of the Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 Calicut was formally inaugurated by eminent science writer Sh. Jeevan Job Thomas. He had addressed the gathering of readers’ club members at Vidyalaya seminar hall. He inspired the students to read more and apply creativity in the whole walks of life. He narrated many inspiring stories and scientifically explained facts behind the success of great men like Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin. Principal Sh. P.K Chandran presided over the function. Librarian and Readers’ Club in-Charge Sh. Muhammed Shafi V , Ms. Nalini, Ms. Devi, and Ms. Leelavathy also spoke in the function.