Admission to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas is made through National Level
Competitive Examination conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education
and the children are admitted at class VI level. Children are also being
admitted against the vacant seats in class IX and in class XI. 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. 600/- per month is collected from the students of
Classes IX to XII only. In respect of ward of Govt. employees who are eligible
for children education allowance, fee @ Rs.1500/- per month has to be paid.
However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls, Divyang and from families
whose income is below poverty line (BPL) are exempted from payment of fee.
CLASS VI - JNVST 2018
ADMISSION TO VI CLASS through JNV selection Test
AS PER THE SCHEME, A MAXIMUM OF 80 STUDENTS CAN BE ADMITTED IN CLASS VI
PER YEAR. The Samiti reserves the right to reduce the seats to forty
or to withhold result and/or withhold admission and/or conduct of JNVST
in case adequate accommodation is not available.
JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic
session 2018-19 will be held as per following schedule.
The last date for uploading online application in the office of Common
Service Centre is 25th November 2017.
While the Offline mode of application form can be downloaded from our
website and the same can be submitted to the office of the Principal JNV
On Saturday, 21st APRIL 2018 at 11.30 A.M.
How to register online for JNV Selection Test 2018.
(i) The process for applying for JNV Selection Test has been simplified
through online process. Detailed and intensive verification of proofs for
residence, age, eligibility etc will be done for successful candidates
through the laid down procedure.
SELECTION AND ADMISSION
(ii) The eligible candidates along with his /her parent/guardians may
approach Common Service Centre along with duly filled in certificate from
the Head Master of School where the candidate is studying in Class V.
The format of certificate may be downloaded from Samiti website www.nvshq.org
The sample of format is enclosed.
(iii) In case of candidates from NIOS, candidates should obtain `B’ certificate
and residence should be in the same district where he / she is seeking
The application for JNV Selection Test 2018 is being processed through
Common Service Centre of Ministry of IT, Govt. of India. Common Service
Centre has a wider range with 2.6 lac centres across the country virtually
covering every village. As per the MOU with NVS, Common Service Centre
will be charging Rs 35/-(Rupees thirty five only) to be paid by the parent/
candidate towards service charge to upload the application form per candidate
Issue of Admit Cards.The admit card can be downloaded from the
office of Common Service Centre as per following schedule: For downloading
the admit card, Common Service Centre will be charging Rs.10/-per candidate,
which is to be paid by the parent/candidate. For Exam to be Conducted on
With effect from 10th February, 2018 for Summer Bound JNVs 15th January
2018 (Monday) 8th April 2018 for Winter Bound JNVs 23rd March 2018 (Friday)
9th June 2018 for Extreme Winter Bound JNVs
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
- 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
- Candidates belonging to the divyang 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 divyang 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.
- Candidates belonging to transgender category can seek admission in the
district in which they are studying in Class V on regular basis at the
time of applying for JNVST. They will have to submit a certificate from
the competent authority prescribed by the concerned State Govt. with regard
to their gender. No reservation is made for this category.
FOR ALL CANDIDATES:
- 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 01-05-2005
and after 30- 04-2009. 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 2017-18 in a Government/Government
aided or other recognized schools 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.
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 2017-18. Actual admission in Class-VI for
the session 2018-19 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
- Candidates who will be passing ‘B’ certificate competency course of National
Institute of Open Schooling on or before 30th September, 2017 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 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 15th
September, 2017 is not eligible to apply.
- No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test second time,
under any circumstances.
- The parents of the children who qualify the Selection Test will have to
submit the following documents at the time of admission for verification:
i) Residence Certificate in prescribed Performa.
ii) Proof for date of birth. However, if any doubt arises, a medical board
will verify it.
iii) Proofs for eligibility as per the conditions of NVS.
iv) For candidates seeking admission under rural quota, the parents will
also have to submit certificate to the effect that the child had studied
in an Institution located in a notified rural area.
v) Any other documents required.
FOR RURAL CANDIDATES
- At least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates selected
from rural areas and remaining seats will be filled from the urban areas
of the district.
- A candidate seeking admission under the rural quota must have studied
in Classes-III, IV and V completing full academic session from the Government
/ Government Aided / Government recognized school(s) located in rural areas.
However, the candidate should study full academic session in Class-V from
the same district where admission is sought.
- Candidates studying under the schemes of National Institute of Open Schooling
should produce their rural status certificate issued by District Magistrate
/ Tehsildar / Block Development Officer.
FOR URBAN CANDIDATES
A Candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even
for a single day of session in Class-III, IV and V will be considered as
an urban candidate. Urban areas are those which are so defined in 2011
census or through a subsequent Government Notification. All other areas
will be considered as rural.
FOR TRANSGENDER CANDIDATES
No separate reservation for transgender category candidates is provided
and they will be included in Boys category for reservation purpose, under
various sub-categories viz Rural, Urban, SC, ST and Divyang.
RESERVATION OF SEATS
- At least 75% of the seats in a district are filled by candidates selected
from rural areas and remaining seats are filled from urban areas of the
- Reservation of seats in favour of children belonging to Scheduled Castes
and Scheduled Tribes is provided in proportion to their population in the
concerned district provided that no district, such reservation will be
less than the national average (15% for SC and 7.5% for ST) but subject
to 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.
- One third of the total seats are filled up by girls.
- There is a provision for reservation of 3% seats for ** Divyang children
(i.e. Orthopedically Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped).
“Blindness” refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the
following conditions namely:-
(i) Total absence of sight; or
(ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better
eye with correcting lenses; or
(iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree
** “Hearing Impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better
ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
** “Locomotor disability” means disability of the bones joints or muscles
leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any
form of cerebral palsy.
** “Person with disability” means a person suffering from not less than
forty percent of any disability as certified by a medical authority.