Organizational Chart
Citizen Charter
Concessions to students
Supervision of academic activitie
Orientation Courses for teachers
Award to teachers
Courses of study available in Islands
Sports and Youth Affairs
Admission and withdrawal of students
Preparation of textbooks
Lakshadweep Literacy Mission
Island wise school information
Seat Allotment for higher study
Establishment of Degree College
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
Rules for seat allotment
Little steps to a wider world


  1. Overall personality development of children by imparting quality education.
  2. Ensuring of universal access, enrolment, retention and gender equality.
  3. Conducting Adult Education programmes.
  4. Attainment of 100% Literacy in the islands.
  5. Promoting National Integration.
  6. Imparting technical and computer education to children.


  1. The department has provided Nursery Schools in all islands except Bitra to prepare the children to regular schooling.
  2. There are 20 primary schools in the islands in line with the national norm of providing one primary school within the radius of one kilometer.
  3. There are 4 Senior Basic Schools of which two are exclusively for girls.
  4. The department has provided High Schools in all inhabited islands.
  5. All High Schools have SSLC examination centres. Regular and private candidates are permitted to appear for the examination.
  6. High School at Kavaratti is providing +2 Education on CBSE pattern and Minicoy School is providing +2 education on Kerala pattern. Consequent on the de linking of +2 education from colleges as a national norm two junior Colleges were converted to Senior Secondary Schools.  They are JNSSS, Kadmat and MGSSS, Androth.  They are following Kerala pattern of education and they have examination centres for the Board exam as well as CBSE examination.
  7. The students of Lakshadweep are provided seats in various colleges at mainland to pursue higher education in professional and non professional courses. In the beginning of the academic year the department allotts seats for various courses aginst the reserved seats according to the merit of the applicants.. The department conducts coaching classes for MBBS/BDS entrance examination every year. The entrance examinations are conducted with the help of Cochin University for alloting the of Govt. of India reserved seats for MBBS/BDS. The application forms for various courses are usually made available in all high schools during the month of January and February..
  8. All ST students from Lakshadweep are eligible to get scholarship for their study from standard VIII to higher level of education. Education officer, Kochi is empowered to draw and disburse the scholarships to those students who are studying on the mainland. In addition to the monthly scholarship the students at mainland are provided with lump sum grant, pocket money and travel concession.
  9. The high school headmasters in Islands are empowered to disburse the scholarship for the students studying in VIII standard to X standard.
  10. Hostel facility is provided at Kavaratti, Andrott and Kadmat for +2 students.
  11. PTA has been formed in all Islands for the day-to-day participation of parents in school administration.The active involvement of PTA and mother groups in the academic activities of schools has helped in increasing enrolment and reducing dropouts.