Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Malappuram is a fully residential, co- educational institution established in the year 1988 in accordance with the National Policy of Education 1986 under Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
Locally the Vidyalaya Management committee manages each Vidyalaya and the District Magistrate is the Chairman of the VMC. The Navodaya Vidyalaya System is a unique experiment unparalleled in the annals of school education in India and elsewhere. Its significance lies in the selection of talented rural children as the target group and the attempt to provide them with quality education comparable to the best in a residential school system.