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|
|Subject||Number of Question||Weightage||Time|
|Mental Ability||40||50||60 Minutes|
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.
Online applications are invited from eligible students for admission to Class XI, only against the vacant seats, likely to be available in JNVs during the academic year. Admission will be made on the basis of selection test, which will be conducted by an external agency as per the policy of NVS.
The selection test will be of two- and half-hour duration from 11:00 am to 01:30 pm and will have 5 sections with, only objective type questions. There are 100 questions in all for 100 marks.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Marks||Approximate Time|
|Mental Ability||20||20||30 Minutes|
|Social Science||20||20||30 Minutes|
|Total||100||100||2 hr. 30 min|
A single test booklet comprising of all the five sections will be given to each candidate. Additional time of 50 minutes will be allowed for “Divyang students” (differently-abled students) as per Govt. norms.