Kendriya Vidyalaya (in Hindi : केन्द्रीय विद्यालय) is a system of Central Government schools under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The system came into being in 1962 under the name "Central Schools" and has been affiliated with CBSE since then. Later, the name was changed to Kendriya Vidyalaya.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Namkum is a Defence Sector Kendriya Vidyalaya situated within Namkum Cantt., Near Indian Lac Research Institute on Tata Road. It is 9 to 10 Km. from Ranchi Railway station and about 7 Km. away from Katatoli Bus Stand.Area of School Campus is 15 Acres. Classes run here from I to XII.