JNVST-2012 admissions into class VI will be taken place as per the instructions of NVS- New Delhi. The mode of the selections will also be clarified by samiti soon for the same year. We are proud to mention here 4000 applications the registered for the selection.

           Admissions in JNVs are made through the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA SELECTION TEST (JNVST) at class VI. 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 form 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 fees.


a) How to get an application form ?

           Application forms for admission may be made on the prescribed Application Form (attached at the end of the prospectus) available free of cost from.
(i) Block Education Officer (BEO)/MEO
(ii) District Education Officer (DEO)
(iii) Headmaster of any Govt. / Govt. aided/ Recognized/Accredited Institute/Centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan/NIOS where he/she is studying.
(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 21cmx30cm) from our web site at the address http://www.navodaya.nic.in or the news paper advertisement and apply on it.


b) How to submit an Application form?
           Duly filled in application form must reach the Block Education Officer latest. 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 (Candidates are advised to get the acknowledgement from the BEO/MEO at the time of submission of Application form)


c) Only the candidates from the district 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 JNVST. In case a new Vidyalaya has not started in the newly bifurcated District as yet.


d) A candidate claiming admission from rural quota must have studied and passed classes III, IV & V from a Govt. /Govt. Aided/recognized school in the session respectively spending on full academic session each year in a school located in rural area. Such conditions of continuations study in particular are, however, are not applicable on those candidates who apply from urban quota.



  1. Atleast 75% of the seats in a District will be filled by candidate’s selected from rural areas and the remaining seats will be filled from the urban areas of the district.

  2. A candidate seeking admission under the rural quota must have studied in classes III, IV & V completing full academic sessions from the recognized school (s) located in rural areas.

  3. 3. Candidates studying under the scheme of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and National Institution Open schooling should produce their rural status certificate issued by Dist. Magistrate/ Tehsildar/ Block Development Officer.


A candidate who has studied in a Govt. / Govt. aided/recognized (s) school located in an Urban area even for a single day of a session in any class III, IV & V will be considered as an urban Candidate. Urban areas are those which are so defined in the 2001 Census or through a subsequent Government notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.


g) CENTRE FOR EXAMINATION : Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the examination centre allotted to him/her as indicated n the Admit card. No candidate is permitted to appear from any other centre . No request for change of centre will be entertained. No candidate can appear in the Selection Test with out the proper Admit card. The competent authority for issuing the Admit Card is Principal. 


h) LANGUAGE OF THE EXAMINATION : The Language /Medium of the examination for the candidate will be the medium through which the candidate is studying in class – V. i) 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.


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