Odisha Adarsh Vidyalaya has started its admission session for the year 2021-2022. The students who wish to seek admission in the OAVS need to follow the guidelines of the admission and have to appear for the entrance test. OAVS has officially released the admission notification about the starting of the admission recently and has also released an entire list of details related to the admission procedure and important dates.
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OAVS Admission 2021-22
OAVS has released the advertisement about the starting of the admission procedure of new students on its official site on 23rd January 2021. As per the advertisement, the students who wish to seek admission to the schools under OAVS need to submit the application form along with the supporting documents latest by 2nd March 2021.
|Name of the School||Odisha Adarsh Vidyalaya|
|Offered Classes||Classes VI to XII|
|Authority||DSME, Government of Odisha|
The students who wish to get admission to the OAVS need to appear for the entrance test and the authorities will select the deserving candidates for admission. The school will be released the second list of shortlisted candidates if some of the initially selected candidates back out for their own personal reasons or delayed to complete the process of admission.
OAVS Eligibility Criteria
Students who wish to get admission to OAVS need to fulfill some of the important eligibility criteria given below.
Education Qualification: Students who have either passed Class V or are continuing in Class V will be eligible to take admission in Class VI of OAVS. These students should be from a proper school or institute that has acquired a proper Certificate of Recognition from the Odisha State Government.
Residential Proof: If a student is coming from a school outside the state, it will be also mandatory to show the residential certificate too.
Reservations (Caste, Category & Gender): There will be reservations of students based on caste, category, and sex and the percentage of the reservation will depend upon the number of students in a particular block. There will be a 50% reservation for girls in all the OAVS.
Reservations (Persons with Disabilities): Apart from caste, category, and sex, there are reservations based on different disabilities such as low vision, low ability of hearing, locomotor disability, autism, and so on.
The Reserved Quota for OAVS Employees: There is also a quota for the students who are related to the employees of OAVS.
Reservation for Government Employees: Similarly, there is a reservation of 5% for the students who are related to the employees of State PSU and State Government of the particular block.
Sponsored Quota: The MLA and MP can also suggest a few students who will have a special treatment during the admission.
OAVS Admission Important Dates 2021-22
The OAVS has released a full list of important dates so that parents can plan things accordingly for the admission of their kids.
|Start Date of OAVS Admission 2021-22||23rd January 2021 (Saturday)|
|Last Date for Submission of Application with Documents||2nd March 2021 (Tuesday)|
|Date of OAVS Entrance Exam 2021||8th March 2021 (Monday)|
|Evaluation of Test Answer Sheets||16th March 2021 (Tuesday)|
|Approval from the Collector||20th March 2021 (Saturday)|
|Release Date of OAVS Entrance Result 2021||22nd March 2021 (Monday)|
|Display of the list of selected students||22nd March 2021 (Monday)|
|First Admission Date||25th March 2021 (Thursday) to 9th April 2021 (Friday)|
|Second Admission Date||10th April 2021 (Saturday) to 15th April 2021 (Thursday)|
|Commencement of Class VI||29th April 2021 (Thursday)|
OAVS has extended the last date for submission of Application Form to 2nd March 2021 and there is will be no change in conduct of entrance examination.
On the second admission date, those students will be selected who have been kept on the waiting list, in case if some of the students from the first list of selected candidates fail to take admission in OAVS after appearing in the entrance examination due to unknown reason.
OAVS Admission Procedure 2021-22
OAVS has invited the offline application for direct admission for students in Class VI in 250 different OAVS schools. The admission will be conducted after the students qualify in the entrance test that is will be conducted under the supervision of the principals of all these 250 OAVS.
The application form for OAV Entrance Examination for Class-6 & Lateral Entry for Class 7, 8 & 9 is now available on the official website of OAVS. Also, you can directly download the form from the link below. Downloading and submitting the application form is absolutely free and there is no such payment that you need to do during the submission of the form.
While filling up the application form, you should keep the things in mind that you should mention the name of the block where you want the admission. If the desired block does not have a Vidyalaya, you can check out the nearest block where you can avail of the Vidyalaya.
Submission of Application Form:
After filling up the complete form, you need to visit the preferred OAV where you want admission and need to submit the application form to the principal of the Vidyalaya.
The important documents that have to be submitted along with the application are mentioned here.
- Birth certificate of the student
- A confirmation from the headmaster of the past school about the class in which the student is studying or has passed.
- The residential certificate that is achieved from corporator, councilor, sarpanch, or any other similar authority.
- Adhar details for the student as well as the parents.
After submission of the application form and the documents, the students have to appear for the entrance test on a scheduled date. The authorities will intimate the venue of the test and the cut off marks for the entrance test soon.
The answer papers will be checked by the subject teachers under the supervision of the principals. Only the students who have achieved the announced cut off mark will make up to the first list of selected students.
After the test results are out, the parents have to complete the admission procedure by submitting asked documents and other items on time. Students, whose parents will not be able to complete the procedure on time, will be held out of the list of selected students.
After the first phase of admission is over, the authorities bring out a second list that is the waiting list. These are the students who could not make out to the first selected candidate’s list only by a few marks. Now, as some of the candidates from the first list could not take admission due to various reasons, some students from the waiting list are provided the opportunity to take admission in their place.
OAVS Entrance Exam 2021-22
The entrance exam will be conducted on 8th March 2021 from 9 AM to 11 AM. The venue of the exam will be decided and announced later by the authorities. Also, the admit cards will be made available for the students on the website that the students need to carry to appear for the exam.
OVAS Entrance Pattern and Syllabus Structure
- The exam will have just one paper of 2 hours. There will be 52 questions and all of them will carry 1 mark each. The students can select from the languages of English or Odisha for the exam.
- The exam will be based on the subjects English, Science, Mathematics, and Social Science of Class V standard.
- There will be strict security in the exam so that the tests can get conducted in a fairway. Thus, there will be 1 invigilator designated for every 30 students.
Important Instruction for OAVS Entrance Exam Students
- The students need to arrive at the exam centre at least half an hour before the commencement of the exam. Any delay beyond 30 minutes from the commencement of the exam will not lead to the cancellation of the exam. But there will be no extra time spared for starting the exam late.
- Any student without the admit card will not be allowed to sit for the exam.
- The students cannot leave out the seat in between the exam in any circumstances.
After the evaluation of the answer papers, the list of selected candidates will be displayed on the district website, after getting approved by the Chairman of OAVS.
Lateral Entry in Class VII, VIII & IX:
Along with the admission of students in Class VI, OAVS has also welcomed the lateral entry of students in Classes VII to Class IX to fulfill the vacancies in these classes. For this admission, the students have to show documents that they are coming from a school that has acquired a Certificate of Recognition from the authorities of the State Government.
The application form for lateral entry is the same as Class-VI admission so the candidate should download the same application form from above and submit it before the due date. It is noted that the students do not have to pay any fee for the application form.
The selection of the students will be also decided upon an entrance test that will be conducted by the principals of the OAVS. The date, time, and other details related to the lateral entry procedure will be notified soon. The merit cutoff will be decided upon the number of vacancies available in each category.
The entrance test will be of 3 hours and of 100 marks. The students need to answer questions from English, Science, Mathematics, Odia, and Social Sciences of the standards of Class VI to Class VIII. BSE, Odisha will be responsible for the arrangement and printing of the questions for the students who wish to appear for the test of lateral entry. After the examination is conducted, the principals of the OAVS will come up with a list of selected candidates and then the Examination Commission of OAVS will provide the final approval to the candidates who will get admission.
OAVS Transfer Procedure
Apart from new admission in Class VI, if someone wishes to get a transfer from one OAV institute to another, there are some important points to take care of in such a case.
- Only students who are in Class VI to Class VIII can seek the facility of transfer from one OAV institute to another.
- The transfer to a particular OAV will be possible only when there will be a vacant seat available in the particular Vidyalaya.
- The transfer of the student will be done in two circumstances. The first one is when a parent is transferred to some other district due to work-related conditions. The second is that the district in which the candidate resides have come up with a new OAV Vidyalaya and that is much nearest to the candidate’s residence.
- In order to get the transfer done and to make it effective, the student will require permission and approval from the Chairman of the particular OAVS district, the principal of the existing OAV, and the State Project Director of OAVS.
- The procedure of transfer has to be completed by the last date of admission that is going on.
OAVS Contact Number
Though OAVS has offered a complete detail of information to make the procedure of admission quite smooth, there can remain some questions in different situations. For such situations, there are two ways to get in touch with the authorities of OAVS. The very first one is to visit the official website of OAVS at https://www.oav.edu.in/contact.html and fill in the form with all the details and submit it. The authorities will be soon responding to you with the solution to your asked question in the submitted form.
The students can also connect with the OAVS through the phone via 0674-2300336 and can mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries and confusion.
The Government of Odisha has taken a major initiative in the field of education by starting the chain of Odisha Adarsha Vidyalayas. The aim is to offer education in the English language to the candidates of the rural area of the state at a much minimal amount.
The motto is to open up a Vidyalaya in each block of the state. It was established in the year 2016-17 and a total of 100 Vidyalayas opened up in different blocks of the state. As of now, there as many as 250 Vidyalaya, and the number is still growing with each passing year.
OAVS is affiliated with CBSE and students can take admission in it from Class VI. It offers students education till Class XII. Whoever student wishes to get admission to OAVS needs to pass through an entrance test for the purpose.
Not just the entry to OAVS is difficult but also the education system at the OAVS is quite strict. There are 2 sections of each class with 40 students in each section. This proportion is maintained so that proper attention can be provided to every student and quality education can be imparted to each of the students.