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JNVST Class 6 and 9 Admission Application Form 2023-24

Navodaya Vidyalaya NVS Admission 2023-24 | JNVST Notification, Enrollment, Result, Fee Structure

Orgaization Navodaya School Admission
Avademic Year 2023-24
Affilication CBSE
Application Mode Online
Admission Classes 6, 9 and 11
Selection Method JNVST
Official Link www.navodaya.gov.in
JNV Selection Mode 2023-24

The admission process in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is based on a test which is conducted by the CSBE. The selection 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.

JNV Class 6 Admission 2023-24

Eligibility for Admission in Class 6: Only candidates from the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission. However, in the district where the JNV is opened and is bifurcated at a later date, the old boundaries of the district are considered for the purpose of eligibility for admission in the JNVs. This applies to cases where new Vidyalaya has not yet been started in the newly bifurcated district .

Candidates appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the entire academic session in a Government/Government-Aided, other recognized school or ‘B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling, in the same district where he/she seeks admission. A school will be deemed to have been recognized if it is declared so by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of the Government. Schools, where students have obtained ‘B’ certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling should have accreditation of NIOS. A candidate must successfully complete Class-V. Actual admission in Class-VI will be subject to these conditions.
A candidate seeking admission must be within the age group of 9 to 13 years. This is applicable to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). A candidate claiming admission from rural quota must have studied and passed Classes- III, IV and V from a Govt./Govt. Aided/ recognised school spending one full academic session each year in a school located in a rural area.

A candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even for a single day of a session in any of the Classes-III, IV or V, will be considered as an Urban area candidate. Urban areas are those, which are so notified in the 2011 Census or through a subsequent Government Notification. All other areas will be considered rural. A candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to Class-V before 30th September is not eligible to apply. No candidate is eligible to appear in the JNV Selection Test for a second time, under any circumstances.

JNV Admission Reservation Policy

Reservation for Rural, SC/ST, OBC, Girls & Disabled Children

At least 75% of the seats in a district are filled by candidates selected from rural areas and the remaining seats are filled from urban areas of the district.

Reservation of seats in favor of children belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is provided in proportion to their population in the district concerned provided that in no district, such reservation will be less than the national average (15% for SC and 7.5% for ST) but subject to a maximum of 50% for both the categories (SC & ST) taken together. These reservations are interchangeable and over and above the candidates selected under open merit.

27% reservation shall be provided to the OBC students over and above the reservation of SCs and STs. The reservations to the OBC students shall be implemented as per Central List, as applicable from time to time. The OBC candidates not included in the Central list would apply as General Candidates.

Minimum One-third of the total seats are filled by girls.

JNV Test Composition 2023-24

The medium of the Test (JNVST) will be in any language out of 20 languages as notified.

Exam. Papers of JNVST  Class-VI
Subject Time Weightage
Mental Ability 60 Minutes 50 %
Arithmetic 30 Minutes 25 %
Language 30 Minutes 25 %
Medium/ Languages in which JNVST is Conducted
Medium/ Languages in which JNVST is Conducted
S.No Language S.No Language
1 Assamese 11 Marathi
2 Bengali 12 Mizo
3 Bodo 13 Nepali
4 English 14 Odia
5 Garo 15 Punjabi
6 Gujarati 16 Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)
7 Hindi 17 Manipuri (Bangla Script)
8 Kannada 18 Tamil
9 Khasi 19 Telugu
10 Malayalam  20 Urdu
Date of Conduct of JNVST JNVs Covered
Date of Conduct of JNVST JNVs Covered
Date JNVs Covered
11.08.2021 646
11.01.2020 (Summer Bound JNVs) 561
07.11.2020 (Winter Bound JNVs) 75
06.04.2019 634
21.04.2018 623
JNV Class 9 Admission 2023-24

In order to optimally utilize the infrastructure and staff facilities available in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, vacant seats in Class-IX are filled up through the Lateral Entry Test. During the year 2021-22, the Lateral Entry Test for Class-IX was conducted in 600 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.

Eligibility Conditions for Class 9: To appear in the Selection Test, a candidate has to fulfill the following eligibility conditions. Only those candidates who have studied in Class-VIII in one of the Govt./Govt. recognized schools of the district where the JNV is functioning can seek admission in Class-IX. A candidate seeking admission must be between the age group 13-16 years on 1st May of the year of admission for which the Selection Test is conducted. This is applicable to all categories of candidates including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The medium of Language for the Examination is English/Hindi.

JNV Class 9 Entrance Exam 2023 Date: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Class IX Lateral Entry Selection Test will be held on 11th February 2023

JNV Class 9 Test Composition 2023-24

The admission Test consists of questions of Class-VIII standards in the following subjects.

Sl. No. Subject Total Marks
1. English 15
2. Hindi 15
3. Maths 35
4. Science 35
Total Marks 100

The test is conducted with the objective of type 2.5 hours duration without any break.

JNV Class 11 Admission 2023-24

Eligibility for Admission in Class 11: Students seeking admission in Class–XI should be within the age limit of 14-18 years as of 1st July, of the year of admission. The candidate must have passed Class–X from a recognized school (affiliated with CBSE or any other State Education Board) of the district where the JNV is located during the academic session of the year of admission. The merit list will be prepared as per marks obtained by the applicant in the Class–X Board Exam and admission will be given as per the eligibility of the candidate and the seats available in the JNV concerned. The candidates must have reasonable competency in English and Hindi.

JNV School Fees, Hostel Fees & Rules 2023-24

Navodaya Vidyalayas are affiliated with CBSE and offer free education to talented children from Class VI to XII. Each Navodaya Vidyalaya is a co-educational residential institution providing free boarding and lodging, free school uniforms, textbooks, stationery, and to and fro rail and bus fare to students. However, a nominal fee @ Rs. 600/- per month is charged from students of Classes- IX to XII as Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi. The students belonging to SC/ST categories, girls, and children of the families Below Poverty Line (BPL) are exempted from payment of this fee. VVN is collected @ Rs. 1500/- per student per month from the students whose parents are Govt. Employees

Facility for Students
The following facilities are provided to the students in JNVs at free of cost
(1) Education
(2) Boarding facilities
(3) Lodging facilities
(4) Uniform
(5) Textbooks
(6) Stationery (such as pen, pencil, eraser, scale, geometry box, notebooks, and school bag )
(7) Daily use items(Bathing soap, Washing soap, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Shoe polish, Hair oil, Washing and ironing of clothes, Sanitary napkins for girls)
Following expenditure on students in JNVs also born by NVS
(1) Travel expenditure of students by IIIAC in train/AC bus
(2) Medical expenditure.
(3) CBSE fee.