Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test For Admission In
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (Class VI)
In accordance with the National Policy of Education (1986)
Government of India started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs). Presently the
JNVs are spread in 27 States and 7 Union Territories. These are co-educational
residential schools fully financed and administered by Government of India
through an autonomous organization, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Admissions in
JNVs are made through the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST (JNVST) at
Class VI. The medium of instruction in JNVs is the mother tongue or regional
language up to Class VIII and English thereafter for Maths and Science and Hindi
for Social Science. Students of the JNVs appear for X and XII class examinations
of the Central Board of Secondary Education. While education in the schools is
free including boarding, lodging, uniforms and textbooks, a nominal fee of
Rs.200/- per month will have to be paid by the children from IX to XII class.
However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls and Physically Handicapped and from
the families whose income is below poverty line are exempted from payment of
Objective of the Scheme
To provide good quality modern education including a strong
component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment,
adventure activities and physical education to the talented children
predominantly from rural areas.
To ensure that students attain a reasonable level of
competency in three languages.
To promote national integration through migration of
students from Hindi to non-Hindi speaking State and vise-versa.
To serve in each district as focal point for improvement of
quality of school education in general through sharing of experiences and
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2013
JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the
academic session 2013-14 will be held as per following schedule. The last date
for submission of Application Form in BEO’s Office is 01-10-2012 (Monday)
On Sunday, the 10th February, 2013 at 9.30 A.M. in the State
of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, West Bengal (except Darjeeling)
Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (except Chamba,
Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla Districts),
Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa,
Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Delhi, Arunachal
Pradesh (except Tawang District), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar
Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep and
On Saturday 13th April, 2013 9.30 A.M. in the States of
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim ,Jammu and Kashmir (except Leh & Kargil)
and in the District of Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of
Chamba, Sirmour, Kullu, Kinnaur, Mandi, Shimla of Himachal Pradesh, in the
District of Darjeeling of West Bengal.
On Sunday 9th June, 2013 9.30 A.M. in the Districts of Leh,
Kargil of J&K State and in the District of Lahaul & Spiti of Himachal
How To Apply
How to get an Application Form?
Application forms for admission may be made on the prescribed
Application Form (attached with the prospectus) available free of cost from:
(i) Block Education Officer (BEO)
(ii) District Education Officer (DEO)
(iii) Headmaster of any Govt. / Govt. aided / Recognized
Accredited Institute / Centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan / NIOS where he/she
(iv) Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.
In case of non-availability of JNVST prescribed Application Form
from the above, you may copy the format of Application Form on plain paper
(preferably 21cm x 30cm) from our website at the address http://www.navodaya.nic.in
or the newspaper advertisement and apply on it.
How to submit an Application Form?
Duly filled in application form must reach the Block Education
Officer latest by
1st October 2012. It
shall be signed by the Head of the recognized school/Special Education Scheme (Sarva
Shiksha Abhiyan) where the child is studying in Class-V, on or before 1st
October 2012 (Candidates are advised to get the acknowledgement from the BEO at
the time of submission of Application Form).
Selection & Admission
Selection in the test will not vest any right on the candidates
to secure admission into the JNV. At the time of seeking actual admission, each
selected candidate will have to produce all relevant certificates, as prescribed
by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Until admission, the selection is provisional.
In case of any dispute, the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya
Samiti shall be final and binding on the candidates.
Marks obtained by candidates (both selected and unselected)
in the test are not communicated.
There is no provision for re-evaluation of the answer
scripts. Since the result is processed through computer and sufficient care
is taken to ensure accuracy through various checks in processing the result,
no request for re-totaling of marks will be entertained.
It may also be noted by the candidates and their
parents/guardians that under the scheme of JNVs, students of a JNV located
in Hindi speaking State may have to be migrated to another JNV in Non-Hindi
Speaking State and vice-versa for one academic year when the students are
promoted to Class IX. In case of refusal from the students selected for
migration, continuation of such students in JNV will not be allowed.
The candidates and their parents/guardians may note that the
children selected on the basis of the Test will be admitted only in the JNV
located in the district from where they are appearing at the JNVST. Under no
circumstances, the selected candidate will be given admission to any other
JNV. No request for shifting of students on account of medium of instruction
in the JNV concerned, shifting of parents/guardians to other district(s)
State(s) etc. will be entertained.
Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and
Scheduled Tribes (STs) will have to produce a certificate of the Caste/Tribe
at the time of seeking admission, if selected. Such certificate should be
procured from the competent authority before 15th July, of the year of
seeking admission so that it may be submitted to the Principal of concerned
JNV at the time of admission.
Candidates belonging to the disabled category (Orthopedically
Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped) if selected will
have to produce a medical certificate signed by Chief Medical Officer of the
District concerned at the time of admission.
Candidates belonging to the disabled category (Orthopedically
Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped) can seek admission
in the district in which they are studying in Class V on regular basis at
the time of applying for JNVST or their native district where his/her
parents are residing.
Only the candidates from the district concerned where the
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for
admission. However, the district where 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 into JNVST, in case a new Vidyalaya has
not started in newly bifurcated district as yet.
A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before
01-05-2000 and after 30-04-2004. This will apply to candidates of all
categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and
Scheduled Tribes (STs). In case of doubt of overage candidate seeking
admission, they may be referred to the Medical Board for confirmation of the
age. The decision of the Medical Board will be final.
A candidate appearing for the selection test must be
studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2012-13 in a
Government/Government aided or other recognized schools or schools under
schemes of “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” or ‘B’ certificate competency course of
National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where he/she is
seeking admission. A school will be deemed recognized if it is declared so
by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government.
The Schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan are to be sponsored by Govt. or
Govt. authorized agencies. 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 in the
session 2012-13. Actual admission in Class-VI for the session 2013-14 will
be subject to this condition.
A Candidate claiming admission under rural quota must have
studied and passed classes III, IV and V from a Govt. / Govt. aided /
recognized school spending one full academic session each year in a school
located in rural area.
Candidates who will be passing Class-V from schemes of
“Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National
Institute of Open Schooling on or before 30th September, 2013 are also
eligible to write admission test provided they are in the prescribed age
group. The forms of such candidates will be verified by DEO/DIOS. The rural
status of a child from Accredited Centres/Institute of Sarva Shiksha Abiyan/National
Institute of Open Schooling will be decided on the basis of a certificate to
be issued by Tehsildar/District Magistrate of the District indicating that
the child has been residing in rural areas for the last three years.
Students studying under the above scheme from urban and notified areas are
not eligible for obtaining seat in rural quota.
A Candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to
Class-V before 30thSeptember, 2012 is not eligible to apply.
No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test
second time, under any circumstances.
Composition of the Test
The selection test will be of two-hour duration and will have 3
sections with only objective type questions. There are 100 questions in all of
100 marks. Each question carries one mark:
|Type of Test
||Number of Question
|Mental Ability Test
A single test booklet comprising of the 3 sections will be given to each
Courtesy : JNV