The Central Board of Secondary Education (abbreviated as CBSE) functions under the overall supervision of the Controlling Authority which is vested with the Secretary (School Education& Literacy), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The CBSE Board was constituted in 1962 with the objective of serving the educational institutions more effectively. From 309 schools in 1962 the Board today has 17500 schools including 197 schools in 23 countries. There are 1078 Kendriya Vidyalayas, 2482 Government/Aided Schools, 11443 Independent Schools, 585 Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalayas and 14 Central Tibetan Schools
The Scheme of Kendriya Vidyalayas (Central Schools) was approved in November, 1962 by the Government of India on the
recommendations of the second Central Pay Commission. It recommends that the Government should develop a scheme to provide
uninterrupted education to the wards of transferable Central Government employees. Consequently, Central School Organization
was started as a unit of the Ministry of Education (now Ministry of Human Resource Development) of the Govt. of India.
Initially 20 Regimental Schools, then functioning at places having large concentration of defence personnel, were taken over as Central Schools during the academic year 1963-64.
The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan was registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act. (XXI of 1860) on 15th December, 1965. The primary aim of the Sangathan is to provide, establish, endow, maintain, control and manage the Central Schools (Kendriya Vidyalayas) located all over India and abroad. The Govt. of India wholly finances the Sangathan. It runs approximately 1141 Kendriya Vidyalayas including three abroad, five Zonal Institutes of Education and Training and twenty five Regional Offices spread across the country.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan invites online applications from Indian citizens for recruitment of the teaching staff to the posts of Principal, Post Graduate Teachers(PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers(TGTs), Primary Teacher (PRT) and Primary Teacher (Music).