Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2024 Admission to Class Vi Jnvs Through Selection Test for the Session 2024-25

INTRODUCTION

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 08 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) to Class VI. The medium of instruction in JNVs is the mother tongue or regional language up to Class VIII and thereafter English for Mathematics and Science and Hindi for Social Science. Students of the JNVs appear for board examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education. While education in the schools is free including board& lodging, uniform and textbooks, a sum of Rs. 600/- per month is collected only from the students of Classes IX to XII towards Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi (VVN). However, students belonging to SC/ST categories, Divyang students, all Girl students and the students whose family income is below poverty line (BPL) are exempted. In respect of wards of Government employees other than exempted category (Students of classes VI to VIII, all SC/ST & Girl students and wards of BPL families) Vikas Nidhi will be charged @Rs.1500/- per month or actual Children Education Allowance received by the parent per month whichever is less. However, VVN shall not be less than Rs.600/- per student per month.

What Is The Objectives of the Scheme Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test

  • 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 vice-versa.
  • To serve in each district as focal point for improvement in quality of school education in general through sharing of experiences and facilities.

What Is The State/UT-wise Distribution of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

According to the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be set up in each District in a phased manner. At present, 649 Vidyalayas are functional in 27 States and 08 Union Territories. The State/UT- wise distribution of functional JNVs is as under:

Sr. NoStateNo. of JNVsSr. No.StateNo. of JNVs
1Andhra Pradesh13+02**19Madhya Pradesh51+02**+01*
2Arunachal Pradesh1720Maharashtra33+01**
3Assam26+01**21Manipur09+02*
4Bihar38+01**22Meghalaya11+01**
5Chandigarh (UT)123Mizoram8
6Chhattisgarh27+01**24Nagaland11
  7Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (UT)  3  25  Odisha  30+01**
8Delhi (UT)226Puducherry (UT)4
9Goa227Punjab22+01**
10Gujarat33+01**28Rajasthan33+02**
11Haryana2129Sikkim4
12Himachal Pradesh1230Telangana9
13Jammu & Kashmir (UT)19+01**31Tripura8
  14  Jharkhand  24+02**  32UT Andaman &           Nicobar Islands  3
15Karnataka30+01**33Uttar Pradesh75+01**
16Kerala1434Uttarakhand13
17Ladakh (UT)235West Bengal17+01**
18Lakshadweep (UT)1   
Total 626+20**+3*= 649
** Additional JNVs sanctioned for the districts having large concentration of SC/ST population.
* Special JNV
A maximum of eighty students are admitted in Class VI in each Vidyalaya through a Selection Test subject to availability of suitable candidates. 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.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test – 2024

JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2024-25 will be held in two phases as given below:

  • On Saturday, the 04th November , 2023 at 11.30 A.M. in the States of Jammu and Kashmir (except Jammu-I, Jammu-II, Samba & Udhampur), Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and in the Districts of Dibang Valley and Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling of West Bengal, and Leh & Kargil districts of UT Ladakh .
  • On Saturday, 20th January, 2024 at 11.30 A.M. in the State of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh (except Dibang Valley & Tawang Districts), Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (except Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla Districts), Jammu & Kashmir (only for Jammu-I, Jammu-II, Samba & Udhampur) Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand & West Bengal (except Darjeeling), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Pudducherry.
  • The last date to submit online application is 10th August, 2023.

Procedure to register online for JNV Selection Test 2024

  • The process for submission of application for JNV Selection Test has been simplified through online process. Registration can be done free of cost through the admission portal of NVS linked through https://navodaya.gov.in
  • Candidates & parents have to go through the notification cum prospectus and ensure the fulfillment of eligibility criteria.
  • The following documents in soft form (JPG format of size between 10 to 100 kb) may be kept ready for registration:
    • Certificate verified by the Head Master mentioning the details of candidate in the prescribed format
    • Photograph
    • Signature of parent
    • Signature of candidate
    • Aadhaar details/ Residence certificate issued by competent Government authority.
  • Basic details of candidate like State, District, Block, Aadhaar number, etc. are to be filled in the application portal.
  • The eligible candidates have to fill up the online form and upload the verified certificate with the photograph along with signatures of both candidate and his/her parent. The verification of the information provided by the parent in the certificate will be done by the Head Master of the School where the candidate is studying in class V. The certificate should be uploaded in jpg format of the size between10-100 kb only.
  • In case of candidates from NIOS, candidates should obtain `B’ certificate and he/she should be a bonafide resident of the same district where he/she is seeking admission.
  • Online platform is in open source and free of cost. Application may be submitted from any source like desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet etc.
  • In all JNVs, a help desk will be available to assist the candidates/parents to upload application free of cost. Parents may also approach the help desk in JNV along with candidate and required documents such as verified certificate with photograph along with signature of both candidate and his/her parent and a mobile phone with valid active mobile number for receiving the OTP, registration number and password through SMS for registration process.
  • All the efforts are to be made to provide correct information in the portal which may be substantiated at the time of admission after selection with supporting documents.
  • Since online data is being captured, it is requested to fill the data in online application form with due care. In case of discrepancy between the data in the online application form and information in the certificate attached, the information submitted in the online application form will be taken as final for further processing.
  • The correction window to modify the information filled in the selected areas will be opened for two days subsequent upon the last date of submission of application form. The information of opening correction window will be uploaded in NVS website/registration portal.

It is intimated to all concerned that verification of proofs for residence of District, age, eligibility including district of study, category (Rural/urban & OBC, SC, ST, Divyang) etc. as per norms will be done for all provisionally selected candidates through the laid down procedure after the declaration of results.

Issue of Admit Cards For J.N.V. Selection Test

The admit cards will be made available as per date decided by NVS in due course which will be displayed on application portal. The admit cards shall be downloaded free of cost by the candidates/parents before the conduct of JNVST.

Result of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test

The result of JNV Selection Test 2024 is expected to be announced by March/April, 2024. Candidates can get the result from the application portal. The result will also be displayed in the offices of the concerned:

  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
  • District Education Officer.
  • District Magistrate
  • Deputy Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti of the Region.
  • The website of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti www.navodaya.gov.in.
  • The Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya concerned, will also inform the provisionally selected candidates through SMS on the registered mobile number followed by a speed post. NVS will release only two wait lists against vacancies which may arise due to unwillingness and non-submission of basic essential certificates by the provisionally selected candidates. The entire admission process for the session 2024-25 will be closed latest by 31st December, 2024.

PROVISIONAL SELECTION AND ADMISSION

3.1 Provisional selection in the test will not vest any right on the candidate to secure admission into the JNV. At the time of seeking actual admission, each provisionally selected candidate will have to produce all relevant original certificates, as prescribed by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Until admission, the selection is provisional only. Candidates are advised to apply for TC from parent school, only after the verification of documents and confirmation of admission by the respective JNV.
3.2 In case of any dispute, the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall be final and binding on the candidates and no correspondence to this effect shall be entertained.
3.3 There is no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts or re-totaling of marks, since the result is processed through computer and sufficient care is taken to ensure accuracy through various checks while processing the result.
3.1 Provisional selection in the test will not vest any right on the candidate to secure admission into the JNV. At the time of seeking actual admission, each provisionally selected candidate will have to produce all relevant original certificates, as prescribed by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Until admission, the selection is provisional only. Candidates are advised to apply for TC from parent school, only after the verification of documents and confirmation of admission by the respective JNV.
3.2 In case of any dispute, the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall be final and binding on the candidates and no correspondence to this effect shall be entertained.
3.3 There is no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts or re-totaling of marks, since the result is processed through computer and sufficient care is taken to ensure accuracy through various checks while processing the result.
3.4 It may also be noted by the candidates and their parents that under the scheme of NVS, 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 by the students/ parents selected for migration, continuation of such students in JNV will not be allowed.
3.5 The candidates and their parents may note that the children provisionally selected on the basis of the Test will be admitted, only in the JNV located in the district from where they are residing and studying in class V and appearing for the JNVST. Under no circumstances, the provisionally 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 to other districts / States etc. will be entertained. All provisionally selected candidates must submit the residence proof of the district where he/she has studied class V and applied for JNVST. He/She has to produce a copy of the birth certificate issued by Government authority concerned at the time of admission.
3.6 Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (OBC) will have to produce a certificate of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC at the time of seeking admission, if provisionally selected. The candidates provisionally selected under OBC quota have to submit OBC certificate as per prescribed format of Central List (Copy Annexed). Such certificate should be obtained from the competent authority well in advance, so that it may be submitted to the Principal of JNV concerned at the time of verification of document.
3.7 Candidates applying for admission under Rural Category will have to produce a certificate of competent authority to the effect that the school(s) where candidates studied classes III,IV and V is located in Rural Area.
3.8 Candidates belonging to the Divyang category (Orthopedically Disabled, Hearing Impaired and Visually Disabled), if provisionally selected, will have to produce a medical certificate signed by Chief Medical Officer of the District concerned at the time of admission in appropriate format
3.9 Candidates belonging to transgender category 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.
4.10 The entire admission process including release of wait lists will be closed by 31st December 2024. However, NVS has the right to modify the same due to administrative reasons, if any.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST 2024

FOR ALL CANDIDATES:

4.1 (a) Admission of candidate to class VI in a JNV is district specific. A candidate who is studying class V in a district is allowed to apply for admission to JNV in the same district only. Only the bonafide resident candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been located and studying class V in the same district are eligible to apply for admission. The valid residential proof as notified by Govt. of India of the parent of the same district where the candidate has studied class V and appeared for the JNVST is to be submitted by the provisionally selected candidate at the time of admission. However, if the district where JNV is opened 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 is not opened in the newly bifurcated district yet.
(b) Candidate has to reside in the district where he/she is seeking admission in the JNV located in the same District. Bonafide residence certificate of the parent is to be submitted at the time of verification of documents after the provisional selection.
(c) Candidate has to study class V in any of the Govt. or Govt. recognized schools located in the same District during 2023-24.
(d) Candidates who have passed class V before the session 2023-24 or repeated candidates are not allowed. NVS has the right to compare the application data of previous year(s) to identify the repeater candidates. If noticed, such candidates will not be allowed to appear for JNVST 2024.

4.2 A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2012 and after 31-07-2014 (Both dates are inclusive). The provisionally selected candidate has to produce a copy of the birth certificate issued by Government authority concerned at the time of admission. This will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (OBC). In case of doubtful cases of overage in comparison to the age recorded in the certificate, they may be referred to the Medical Board for confirmation of the age. The decision of the medical board will be treated as final.

4.3 A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2023-24 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. The candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to class V before 31st July 2023 is not eligible to apply. The candidate who has already passed/studied class V in previous academic sessions is not eligible to appear in the selection test. 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 2023-24. Actual admission in Class-VI for the session 2024-25 will be subject to the mentioned condition.

4.4 A candidate seeking admission to class VI must have studied and passed classes III, IV and V from a Govt. /Govt. aided/ recognized school spending one full academic session in each class.

4.5 Candidates passing ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling on or before15thSeptember 2023 are also eligible to write admission test provided, they are in the prescribed age group. The students studying under the above scheme and residing in Urban and notified area are not eligible for obtaining seat in rural quota. The Rural/Urban status in r/o NIOS candidates will be decided on the basis of location of residence of the parent/candidate.

4.6 No candidate is eligible to apply for the selection test for the second time, under any circumstances. Particulars filled by the candidate in the application form will be validated & if the candidate is found repeater, he/she will not be allowed to appear in the selection test. Admit card for such candidates will not be released.

4.7 Under purview of section 4(4)(b)(ii) of Aadhaar act for which Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has notified the Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation, Knowledge) Rules, 2020 on 05-08-2020 and in pursuance of section 7 of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (18 of 2016), a child who desires admission under the scheme shall be required to furnish proof of possession of the Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication. Necessary notifications in respect of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti have already been released by the respective Ministry. Any child who desires admission under the scheme, who does not possess the Aadhaar Number or has not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, shall be required to make application for Aadhaar Enrolment subject to the consent of his/her parents or guardians before registering for the scheme, provided that he/she is entitled to obtain Aadhaar as per section 3 of the said Act and such children shall visit any Aadhaar Enrolment centre (list available at UIDAI website: www.uidai.gov.in) to get enrolled for Aadhaar. The JNVs are also having facility to register for Aadhaar Enrolment. This facility may be used for Aadhaar enrolment with necessary documents by the candidates. Data of the candidate/Parent will be validated using Aadhaar number with the Government portal. All personal details submitted by the candidate/ parents should match with particulars of Aadhaar and if required, the candidates should get details updated in Aadhaar.
Till the time Aadhaar number is assigned to the child, he/she may register himself/herself after uploading the residence Certificate of parent issued by the competent Government Authority concerned. However, his/her registration will be treated as provisional and he/she has to submit the copy of Aadhaar Card at the time of selection test & admission, if provisionally selected. This will ensure that eligible candidates get admission in a JNV which provides all facilities including quality education and board and lodging free of cost.

FOR RURAL CANDIDATES

  1. At least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates provisionally selected from rural areas of the district. The remaining seats are open which will be filled on merit from both Urban and Rural Area candidates of the district as per criteria.
  2. 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 schools located in rural areas. However, the candidate should study full academic session under rural area in Class-V from the same district where admission is sought.
  3. 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 indicating that the child has been residing & studied in rural areas for the last three years.

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 by any Government notifications on the last date of submission of application for JNVST registration. 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, OBC, SC, ST and Divyang.

RESERVATION OF SEATS IN JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST 2024

  1. At least 75% of the seats in a district are filled by candidates provisionally selected from rural areas of the district. The remaining seats are open which will be filled from Urban and Rural Area candidates of the districts on the basis of merit.
  2. Reservation of seats in favour 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 maximum of 50% for both the categories (SC & ST) taken together. These reservations are interchangeable if qualified candidates in any of the categories are not available and over and above the candidates provisionally selected under open merit.
  3. 27% reservation shall be provided to the OBC students as per central list over and above 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 Central list would apply as General Candidate.
  4. Minimum One third of the total seats are filled by girls. In order to ensure 1/3rd selection of girls, girls may be preferred than boys as per NVS selection criteria, wherever necessary.
  5. Rural-open seats are allocated block wise on the basis of Rural population of the concerned block as per NVS selection criteria.
  6. There is a provision for reservation for ** Divyang children (i.e. Orthopedically Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped) as per GOI norms.

** “Blindness” refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions namely: –

  • Total absence of sight; or
  • Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses or
  • Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse

** Hearing Impairment means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

** Locomotors 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 (40%)of any disability as certified by a medical authority.

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED AFTER SELECTION IN JNVST 2024

The parents of the candidates who are provisionally selected for admission will have to submit the following documents at the time of admission for verification:

  • Proof for date of birth -The copy of Birth Certificate issued by competent Government Authority concerned.
  • Proofs for eligibility as per the conditions of NVS.
  • For candidates seeking admission under rural quota, the parents will also have to submit a certificate from the competent authority to the effect that the child had studied class III, IV and V in an Institution/ School located in a rural area.
  • Residence Certificate: The valid residential proof (as notified Govt. of India) of the parent of the same District where the JNV is located & candidate has studied class V shall be furnished.
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card of the candidate: As per section 7 of Aadhaar act, 2016, the provisionally selected candidate has to submit the copy of Aadhaar Card to get admission under the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme.
  • Certificate by the Head Master of the school regarding study details of class III, IV & V.
  • Medical fitness certificate.
  • Undertaking for Migration
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Category/community certificate (SC/ST) if applicable.
  • Category/community certificate OBC, as per central list if applicable. (Format Attached)

Note: – The TC from parent school after the verification of documents and confirmation of admission by the respective JNV is to be submitted after getting counter signature of District Education Authorities (DEO/BEO etc.).

ABOUT THE JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST 2024

Centre for JNVST Examination

Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the examination center allotted to him/her as indicated on the Admit Card. No candidate is permitted to appear from any other center. No request for change of center will be entertained. No candidate can appear in the selection test without proper Admit Card. Admit card may be downloaded from the website of NVS, HQ www.navodaya.gov.in through application portal.

The candidate will be permitted to appear for the selection test only on the production of either the Aadhar Card of the candidate or Govt. approved residence certificate of the parent uploaded in the application portal.

The photo on the Admit Card shall be matched with the candidate at the time of verification by the invigilator at examination centre.

Language of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2024

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test  is conducted in various languages State/UT wise as given below:

Name of the State/UTLanguages
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDSHindi, English, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali
ANDHRA PRADESHHindi, English, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Oriya, Kannada
ARUNACHAL PRADESHEnglish, Hindi
ASSAMEnglish, Hindi, Assamese, Bodo, Garo, Bengali, Manipuri(Bangla Script), Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)
BIHAREnglish, Hindi, Urdu
CHANDIGARHEnglish, Hindi, Punjabi
CHHATTISGARHEnglish, Hindi
DELHIEnglish, Hindi
GOAEnglish, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
GUJARATEnglish, Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi
HARYANAEnglish, Hindi
HIMACHAL PRADESHEnglish, Hindi
JAMMU AND KASHMIREnglish, Hindi, Urdu
JHARKHANDEnglish, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya
KARNATAKAHindi, English, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Malayalam, Tamil
KERALAHindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
LAKSHADWEEPHindi, English, Malayalam
MADHYA PRADESHEnglish, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Gujarati
MAHARASHTRAEnglish, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, Gujrati, Bengali
MANIPUREnglish, Hindi, Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)
MEGHALAYAEnglish, Hindi, Khasi, Garo, Bengali, Assamese
MIZORAMEnglish, Hindi, Mizo
NAGALANDEnglish, Hindi
ODISHAEnglish, Hindi, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu
PUDUCHERRYEnglish, Tamil, Telugu, Malyalam, Hindi
PUNJABEnglish, Hindi, Punjabi
RAJASTHANEnglish, Hindi
SIKKIMEnglish, Hindi, Nepali
TELANGANAHindi, English, Telugu, Kannada, Marati, Urdu
TRIPURAEnglish, Hindi, Bengali
UT LadakhEnglish, Hindi, Urdu
UT OF DADAR & NAGAR HAVELI and Daman and DiuEnglish, Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi
UTTAR PRADESHEnglish, Hindi, Urdu
UTTARAKHANDEnglish, Hindi, Urdu
WEST BENGALEnglish, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Urdu
NOTE: – A CANDIDATE WILL BE GIVEN A TEST BOOKLET IN THE LANGUAGE WHICH HE/SHE HAS MENTIONED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM.

Composition of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test

The selection test will be of two-hour duration from 11:30 am to 01:30 pm and will have 3 sections with only objective type questions. There are 80 questions in all for 100 marks.

Number of Type of Test                                                                      Marks                                                                                             Duration Questions
Mental ability Test405060 Minutes
Arithmetic Test202530 Minutes
Language Test202530 Minutes
Total801002 Hours
A single test booklet comprising of all the three sections will be given to each candidate. Additional time of 40 minutes will be allowed for “Divyang students” (differently-abled students)

Method of Recording Answers Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test

  • A separate OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) answer sheet will be provided. Candidates are required to indicate their answers at an appropriate place on the OMR sheet. A copy of specimen OMR Sheet will be uploaded in the website of NVS.
  • Only Blue/Black Ball Point Pen is to be used to write on the OMR Sheet. Candidates should bring their own ballpoint pens. Use of pencil is strictly prohibited.
  • For each question, there are four probable answers, out of which only one is correct. The candidate is required to select the correct answer and darken the corresponding circle of the chosen answer. For example, if your answer for Question no. 25 is C, darken the circle under C as given below.
  • No change in the darkened circle is allowed. Striking, applying white/correction fluid and erasing on the OMR sheet is also not allowed. Such answers will not be evaluated.
  • 1.25 marks will be given for every correct answer.
  • No negative marking will be done.

Note: In order to facilitate the rural candidates, a set of sample questions under various sections/ categories is uploaded in the NVS website www.navodaya.gov.in under the section “Admission”.

Instructions and Examples

The candidate must carefully read the instructions given on the cover page of the test booklet as well as those for each section before attempting the questions. Candidates are advised to confirm that the test booklet received by them is of the language opted for the test. In case test booklet of correct language opted for is not provided, the candidate should get it changed before the start of the examination. It is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the test booklet of his choice as opted in the application form. No representation in this regard will be entertained after the examination is over.

The total time would be two hours without any break. Additional time of 40 minutes will be allowed for “Divyang students” (differently-abled students).

Securing qualifying marks in each of the three sections is essential. Candidates are advised not to spend more time on each section of test than suggested, although they are free to adjust the total time, as they like.st

There will be a bell after every 30 minutes.

  • No candidate will be allowed to appear in the selection test without proper Admit Card.
  • Candidates have to be seated in the allotted rooms latest by 11:00 a.m. late comers will not be permitted to appear for the test.
  • No candidate will be permitted to leave the examination hall/room till the completion of full allotted time.

Question Pattern of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test

The question paper is divided in 3 section are as following-

Section-1 Mental Ability Test (MAT)

  1. Odd Man Out
  2. Figure Matching
  3. Pattern Completion
  4. Figure Series Completion
  5. Analogy
  6. Geometrical Figure Completion (Triangle, Square, Circle)
  7. Mirror Imaging
  8. Punched Hold Pattern – Folding/ Unfolding
  9. Space Visualization
  10. Embedded Figure

Section 2: Arithmetic Test

The main purpose of this test is to measure candidate’s basic competencies in Arithmetic. All the Twenty questions of this test will be based on the following 12 topics

  1. Number and numeric system
  2. Four fundamental operations on whole number
  3. Factors and multiples including their properties
  4. Decimals and fundamental operations on them
  5. Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice-versa
  6. Measurement of length, mass, capacity, time, money etc
  7. Simplification of Numerical Expressions
  8. Fractional    numbers – addition and subtraction of like fraction and multiplication (unlike fraction and division of fractional numbers not included)
  9. Profit and loss without calculation of percentage (calculation of percentage of profit and loss is exempted from the topic)
  10. Perimeter and area – perimeter of polygon, area of square rectangle and triangle (as a part of rectangle)
  11. Types of angle and its simple applications
  12. Data analysis using bar diagram, graph and line chart.

Note: – Emphasis will be more on testing of understanding and application of the concepts and skills involved. In order to provide some guidance to the candidates on the types of questions that are expected in Arithmetic Test, a few examples are given below-

Section 3: Language Test.

The main purpose of this test is to assess reading comprehension of the candidates. The test consists of four passages. Each passage is followed by 5 questions. Candidates shall read each passage carefully and answer the questions that follow.

SOME IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR UPLOADING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST 2024

The online application form for admission to Class VI in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is self-explanatory. However, following guidelines may be specifically kept in view by the students and their parents.

  • Only bonafide resident candidates of the district where the JNV is located are permitted to appear for JNVST in the District where he/she is studying in class V. Residence certificate of the parent of the same District as notified by Government of India where the candidate has studied class V and appeared for JNVST is to be submitted by the provisionally selected candidate at the time of document verification.
  • Please read the Prospectus carefully. Fill the complete information after ensuring that the candidate fulfills all the prescribed requirements such as date of birth within specified range (01.05.2012 to 31.07.2014), schooling in classes III, IV & V in recognized institution(s). (Govt. / Govt. Aided / Recognized / NIOS etc.).
  • Carefully fill the certificate to be uploaded along with the application form with regard to category i.e. General, SC, ST, OBC & Divyang, Boy/Girl and Rural/Urban. If it is found at the time of admission that a candidate has opted a category to which he/she does not actually belong, his/her selection will be cancelled. The signature & seal of Head Master is mandatory on the certificate to be uploaded in the registration portal.
  • (a)  Mention the date of birth in figures as well as in words. Write correct Date of Birth as per birth certificate & school records. In case, if it is observed at a later stage that the Date of Birth of the candidate does not match with the school records& birth certificate, his/her candidature is liable to be rejected. NVS has the right to validate the information submitted using Aadhaar number from the Government portal.
    (b) Permanent identification marks which can be identified clearly shall be mentioned in the Application Form by the candidate.
  • Signature of both, the candidate and the parent / guardian should be uploaded while applying for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test.
  • The last date to submit online application for test is 10th August, 2023.

CAUTION: Application form is liable for rejection, if columns are left blank or the entries are incomplete. Applicants should ensure that they fulfill all the prescribed requirements of education, age, categories (SC/ST/OBC/Divyang) and area (Urban/Rural) wherever applicable. If any information filled in the online application form is found to be false/ incorrect/mismatched on subsequent verification, even after the selection of the candidate, the admission is liable to be cancelled and the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti will be final and binding. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. Such admissions, if any, obtained by any candidate on the basis of false certificate / declaration / information shall not only be cancelled but Samiti also reserves the right to recover the expenditure incurred on a student during his/her entire stay in a Vidyalaya.

Some Frequently Asked Questions-

What are some crucial guidelines for uploading the application form online? Selection Test for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalay 2024

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Application Form
1. Only bonafide resident candidates from the district where the JNV is located can apply for JNVST in the district where the candidate is studying in class V.
2. A residence certificate of the parent of the same district where the candidate studied class V and appeared for JNVST is required.
3. The Prospectus should be read carefully and all prescribed requirements, such as date of birth within the specified range (01.05.2012 to 31.07.2014), schooling in classes III, IV & V in recognized institutions, etc., must be filled.
4. The candidate must also provide the correct date of birth as per birth certificate & school records.
5. Permanent identification marks must be clearly mentioned in the Application Form.
6. The last date to submit the online application for the test is 10th August, 2023.

What is the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test Question Pattern?

Test Paper Overview
Section-1: Mental Ability Test (MAT)
Includes odd man out, figure matching, pattern completion, figure series completion, analogy, geometrical figure completion, mirror imaging, punched hold pattern, space visualization, and embedded figure.
Section 2: Arithmetic Test
Measures basic competencies in arithmetic, covering 12 topics: number and numeric system, four fundamental operations on whole numbers, factors and multiples, decimals, conversion of fractions to decimals, measurement of length, mass, capacity, time, money, simplification of numerical expressions, fractional numbers, profit and loss without calculation of percentage, perimeter and area, types of angle and its simple applications, and data analysis using bar diagram, graph, and line chart.
Section 3: Language Test
Assesses reading comprehension of candidates, consisting of four passages followed by 5 questions.

How Are Answers Recorded? Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Exam

OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) Exam Procedure
-Candidates must use a separate OMR answer sheet.
-A specimen OMR Sheet will be uploaded on NVS’s website.
-Only Blue/Black Ball Point Pens are allowed.
-Four probable answers are given, one of which is correct.
-Candidates must darken the corresponding circle of the chosen answer.
-No changes in the darkened circle allowed.
-Striking, applying white/correction fluid, and erasing are not allowed.
-Correct answers receive 1.25 marks.
-No negative marking will be done.

Which question is it? How the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test Is Made

The selection test, lasting two hours, consists of three objective sections with 80 questions for 100 marks. Candidates will receive a single test booklet, with an additional 40 minutes for “Divyang students” with different abilities.

About the 2024 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Exam

JNVST Examination Centre and Procedure
-Candidates must appear at the designated examination center as per the Admit Card.
-No changes to the center are allowed.
-Admit Card can be downloaded from NVS’s website at www.navodaya.gov.in.
-Aadhar Card or Govt. approved residence certificate of parent must be produced for selection.
-Photo on the Admit Card must match the candidate during verification by the invigilator at the examination centre.

Which documents need to be submitted in JNVST 2024 after selection

Admission Verification Process for Provisionally Selected Candidates
-Proof of date of birth: Birth Certificate from competent Government Authority.
-Eligibility proofs as per NVS conditions.
-Certificate for rural quota: Proof of child’s education in rural institutions.
-Residence Certificate: Valid proof of parent’s residence in the same district where JNV is located.
-Aadhaar Card: A copy of Aadhaar Card for Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme.
-School Head Master’s certificate: Details of class III, IV & V.
-Medical fitness certificate.
-Undertaking for Migration.
-Disability certificate (if applicable).
-Category/community certificate (SC/ST) or OBC.
-TC from parent school after verification and admission confirmation by JNV.

What is The Procedure to register online for JNV Selection Test 2024

JNV Selection Test Application Process
-Online application submission for JNV Selection Test is now available through NVS’ admission portal.
-Candidates and parents must review notification and prospectus to ensure eligibility.
-Several documents, including a verified certificate, photograph, signatures of parents and candidates, and Aadhaar details/residence certificate, are required.
-Basic details like State, District, Block, Aadhaar number, etc., must be filled in the application portal.
-Eligible candidates must fill the online form and upload the verified certificate, photograph, signatures, and Aadhaar details.
-A help desk is available for free application uploading and parents can also approach the help desk for assistance.
-The portal aims to provide correct information for admission after selection.
-If discrepancies occur between the online application form and the attached certificate, the information submitted will be considered final.
-A correction window for modifying information will be opened two days after the last submission date.
-Verification of proofs for residence, age, eligibility, district of study, category, etc. will be done for provisionally selected candidates after the declaration of results.

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