Admission in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is made on the basis of a Selection Test, designed and conducted by the CBSE. The test is called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST). It is of non-verbal nature, class-neutral and designed so as to ensure that talented children from rural areas are able to compete without facing any disadvantage. Special care is taken to ensure that children from far flung areas get admission forms free of cost, without any difficulty. Sufficient publicity is done through Doordarshan, All India Radio, local newspapers, pamphlets, Vidyalaya websites and through visits of Principals and teachers of Navodaya Vidyalayas to the local schools of the district.
FOR RURAL CANDIDATES
FOR URBAN CANDIDATES
FOR TRANSGENDER CANDIDATES
RESERVATION OF SEATS
|Exam. Papers of JNVST Class-VI|
|Mental Ability||60 Minutes||50 %|
|Arithmetic||30 Minutes||25 %|
|Language||30 Minutes||25 %|
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test is conducted in various languages state wise as given below:
|Name of the State/UT||Languages|
|ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS||Hindi, English, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali|
|ANDHRA PRADESH||Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Oriya, Kannada|
|ARUNACHAL PRADESH||English, Hindi|
|ASSAM||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bodo, Garo, Bengali, Manipuri(Bangla Script), Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)|
|BIHAR||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|CHANDIGARH||English, Hindi, Punjabi|
|GOA||English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada|
|GUJARAT||English, Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi|
|HIMACHAL PRADESH||English, Hindi|
|JAMMU AND KASHMIR||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|JHARKHAND||English, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya|
|KARNATAKA||Hindi, English, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Malayalam, Tamil|
|KERALA||Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada|
|LAKSHADWEEP||Hindi, English, Malayalam|
|MADHYA PRADESH||English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Gujarati|
|MAHARASHTRA||English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, Gujrati, Bengali|
|MANIPUR||English, Hindi, Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)|
|MEGHALAYA||English, Hindi, Khasi, Garo, Bengali, Assamese|
|MIZORAM||English, Hindi, Mizo|
|ODISHA||English, Hindi, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu|
|PUDUCHERRY||English, Tamil, Telugu, Malyalam, Hindi|
|PUNJAB||English, Hindi, Punjabi|
|SIKKIM||English, Hindi, Nepali|
|TELANGANA||Hindi, English, Telugu, Kannada, Marati, Urdu|
|TRIPURA||English, Hindi, Bengali|
|UT Ladakh||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|UT OF DADAR & NAGAR HAVELI and Daman and Diu||English, Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi|
|UTTAR PRADESH||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|UTTARAKHAND||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|WEST BENGAL||English, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Urdu|
NOTE: - A CANDIDATE WILL BE GIVEN A TEST BOOKLET IN THE LANGUAGE WHICH HE/SHE HAS MENTIONED IN THE APPLICATION FORM.
|Date of Conduct of JNVST & No. of JNVs covered|
|11.01.2020 (Summer Bound JNVs)||561|
|07.11.2020 (Winter Bound JNVs)||75|
In order to optimally utilise the infrastructure and staff facilities available in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, vacant seats in Class-IX are filled up through Lateral Entry Test.
Lateral Entry Admission Test consists of questions of Class-VIII standard in the following subjects.
|Sl. No.||Subject Total Marks|
The test is conducted in objective of type 2.5 hours duration without any break.
The Centre for the JNVST Class-IX Examination is Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the respective district or outside center on need basis.
The existing vacant seats in the SC/ST/OBC category, as notified, are reserved for the students of concerned category.
The vacant seats available in each JNV is notified every year in the local newspapers by the JNV concerned of that district. The admission in Class–XI is completed by 15th July every year.