About Us


About Us 

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, South Goa is a vibrant institution synonymous with quality education.  The challenging  mix of  student community drawn from all  categories  - rural, urban, SC, ST - of the society, distinguished faculty and modern infrastructure has helped it to make strides in excellence  that are benchmarks.  Ever since it was carved out as a separate institution from Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, in 1986, it has been making its niche in education in Goa. Started with 54 students in the first batch,  the Vidyalaya has grown up to educate around 400 students under the indigenous order of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, following the norms and policies enshrined by the H.R.D Ministry of the Govt. of India.

           63,200 Sq. Mtrs. Land was Donated By Govt. Of Goa for start Navodaya Vidyalaya Cancona SouthGoa.


Registration Details



Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Registered under societies  Act-  XXI of 1860  by Registrar of Societies , Delhi  Admin. Delhi   Vide No  5/10428 of 1989

a.      Geographical Location  

b.      Of Teaching, Learning and Assessment………

c.      Learning - Resource Centres…

d.      Broadening Horizons………….



       a.    Geographical Location:

style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> The Vidyalaya is situated at a village called Mastimol, just 2 kilometers away from the Taluka H.Q, Canacona in South Goa District. The District Head Quarters, Margoa is 39 kilometers away. The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport, Vasco which lies 75 kilometres away from the campus. The nearest Railway Station is Canacona Railway Station which is  just 3 kilometres away. style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> The sylvan atmosphere, scenic beauty, aesthetic structure and the serene settings of the campus sprawling around 18 acres of land, is expected to bring out the best from every student who chooses to be in this abode of wisdom and learning.



b.    Of Teaching, Learning and Assessment………

style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> Facilitating learning by creating an experience is perhaps the most durable means of making an individual a life – long learner. The teacher and the student construct knowledge in our  through class room learning supported by seminars, projects, case studies, book reviews, field trips..etc.  Use of audio  - visual aids,  computer technology,  and activity based tasks are made to augment the teaching process for ‘smart learning’. Inputs from constant interaction between management, teachers and parents are made use of to adapt the school to the changing needs of the time. style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> The schools is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and has Science stream at the Higher Secondary level. We have a strong class teacher cum department system, through which we constantly monitor a student’s performance, both academic and co- curricular. Assessment is done throughout the year following the principle of Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)  designed and implemented by the CBSE. Under this, evaluation tools include formative assessments and summative assessments which are conducted periodically .



 C.   Learning - Resource Centres…

C.1. The Library:

style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> The library can accommodate the strength of a class at a time for reference and study. Its well - stacked racks not only contain a quality collection of subject specific books but also journals and magazines to keep students  updated about the world around them. style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> The transactions in the Library is carried out through the latest E- grandhalaya software which has already been installed in the Vidyalaya Library.


C.2 Computer Education & Browsing Centre:

Realizing the need and significance of smart learning, systematic, regular and compulsory computer instruction is imparted from Standard VI to XII. The well equipped computer centre with internet facility provides free unlimited access to online academic resources and makes them IT- ready. Besides, the resources room of the Vidyalaya caters to technology integrated teaching learning process.


C.3 The Labs:

The theoretical concepts learned in classrooms are reinforced in laboratories through hands – on- experience by different sensory perceptions. There are 05 laboratories one each for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Social Science.


d.      Broadening Horizons………….

d. 1. Learning Beyond Class Room..

In this premier seat of learning in the South Goa District, learning is not restricted to regular class room teaching and the prescribed syllabi. Talents of our students are honed and harnessed through the co-curricular activities  through out the year.

The students are divided under 4 houses and inter house cultural and literary  competitions are organized periodically to tap the abundant talent of our student community. The activity hubs include, Literary club  which generates passion for literature, and create avenues to develop literary skills.; Social Science and Science Club,  the Music & Art Club ..etc,  which add up colour , dazzle and splendor to the school life.


D.2 Opportunity to participate in External Competitions:

The school is alert enough to get linked with any sorts of external competitions for students offered by Governmental and non governmental organizations from Taluka level to international level , and is prompt enough to extend such opportunities to deserving members of the student community.


 D.3 Sports:

style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0"> The school provides ample opportunities for students to excel in sports and make their mark at cluster, regional, state and national levels. We have our own faculties  who train the students using the available  facilities such as basketball, cricket, throwball, volleyball, football, table tennis ..etc.