Literary activities plays a pivotal role in shaping the personality of every individual student.Participation of students in calligraphy, elocution, extempore, poetry writing and debating competitions in English, Malayalam and Hindi transforms the person into a budding literary personality. This is a platform for the students to equip themselves with language skills essential for local, national and international exposure.

Awareness programs on AIDS,Hand Wash, Environmental day International yoga  etc conducted in the vidyalaya spreads the message to the public. The social department has taken Keen interest in conducting special prograrammes in connection with 70 years of Indian Independence, national communal harmony day and vigilance awareness week.

Every student of JNV is well aware of local, regional and national festivals. Onam, Children’s’ Day, Christmas, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day are celebrated in the vidyalaya which instill a sense of patriotism in the students. Brain storming activities were undertaken to impart a sense of critical thinking in the young minds.

Fancy dress competition, Mono Act, Light music and Fresher’s Day celebration enabled the artistic skills of students to be manifested in different angles.

The Art department of the Vidyalaya has undertaken a lot of poster making and slogan writing competitions, book cover page designing at JNV level and National Level at different occasions.  They also contributed in decorating the Vidyalaya at all special occasions.

 The SUPW department has taken keen interest   in beautification of the campus and gardening.   Students actively participate in making craft work using origami and other recycled materials.  The department has extensively contributed to swatch bharat.

The music department trains large number of students group with different patriotic song, community song and religious songs.   They train the Vidyalaya students with different cultural activities.   Special training is given to the talented children in handling musical instruments.

JNV Mayannur secured 3rd position in interschool competition conducted by excise department in connection with the awareness of drug usage and the school won a trophy along with Rs 1000. cash prize.