Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Amarkantak is a residential co educational Institution under the direct
control of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) is an Autonomous Organization under the Ministry of Human
Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education, Government of India. It has been set
up to establish and manage co-educational, residential schools known as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs)
covering VI to XII classes affiliated to CBSE throughout the country.
Admissions in JNVs are made through the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) at claas VI.
The medium of instruction in JVs is the mother-tongue or regional language upto class VIII and English
there after for Maths Science and Social Science (Also in Hindi choice) Students of the JNVs appear for
X and XII class examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education.
On the basis of National Policy on Education this Vidyalaya has been established
in the year 1987. Initially it was a sole institution for the Districts like Anuppur
, Shahdol ,Umariya etc. But now it is running with students of only two district
namely Anuppur Umariya.