Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya , Simdega is an ideal School of Simdega which is situated at Bano Road Kolebira, Post-Kolebira, District- Simdega, Pin-835211 Jharkhand. In accordance with National Policy of Education(1986) Govt. of India started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. Presently the JNVs are spread in 29 states and 6 union territories. These are Co-educational residential schools fully financed by Govt of India. Students are selected through Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) in class VI and Through Lateral Entry examination for class IX ( as per availability of seats due to drop outs) . Since 2005-06 students are admitted in class XI on the basis of marks obtained in Matriculation to fill up vacant seats in particular category due to drop outs. This vidyalaya has been functioning in Simdega since 2006.
The school is affiliated to Central board of Secondary Education , Patna .