The school building is one of the oldest KVs of defence sector since the time when KVS was founded in the name as Central School Organisation in 1964.
This is one of the first twenty schools taken over by central school organisation, now named KVS. It is still running in the same old building of department of defence. It is nearly two Km straight away from railway station, Ambala Cantt and Bus Stand Ambala Cantt. The Ambala City is 05 KM away on NH-1 towards chandigarh.
The science stream has been started from April, 2008 with subjects Physics, chemistry, Biology, Maths and Computer Science. The school has the limitation for its expansion. It will have soon its own building.Land has been alloted. It has two/three sections in different classes, highest being XII (Science & Commerce). It has expanded in respect of the enrolment in the session 2008-09.
The school is administered by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Autonomous Body under ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
The KVS is a the National Level Institutions. It has set the pace for whole of the country to give the first organised system of education to lead the country. It had given school education to each and every remote corners of the country. KVS contributed highly to the National integration.
The aim is to give education to those students of the Central Govt. Employees who are transferred from one corner to the other remote corner of different language area of the country, especially the defence.
The student should find same scheme of studies, medium of studies, syllabus, uniform, timing and also the same teacher-taught relation all over the country so as to have continuity of their studies when ever the parent is transferred to another Regional language state.
All KV’s are affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi for all the examinations conducted at National Level to be at par with the other countries. The scheme of studies, syllabus and books are decided by NCERT, New Delhi as per the standard of National Education Policy.
Every month the meeting of KVS Retired Employees Association is held on Ist saturday at 04:00 pm in the vidyalaya. The Vidyalaya actively welcomes them all.This KV welcomes all the retired employees stationed at Ambala on the foundation day of KVS.