Navodaya Vidyalaya (NVS) Admission 2019

To get admission in Navodaya Vidyalaya school student have to appear in JNVST exam each year for admission in class 6, 9 and 11.

In this page, get all the latest information about the NVS admission 2019 here.

Latest: Notification for NVS Class 11 Lateral Entry admission (2019-20) against vacant seats is released now.
Check Below Prospectus and Online apply link

NVS Entrance test 2019 Date

NVS had released notification in which they have announced the JNVST exam date for class 6 and class 9.

JNVST Class 11 : Based on performance in class 10th – Apply Here

JNVST Class 6 exam date: 6th April 2019 (Done)
JNVST Class 9 exam date: 2nd February 2019 (Done)

NVS Admission 2019 Schedule

Particulars Class VI Class IX Class XI
Application form 2019 Closed ClosedOpen from 13th May 2019 &
Last date to apply – 10th june 2019
Admit card release date Released Released
JNVST Exam 2019 6 April 2019 2 Feb 2019
Answer key date Yet to be released Yet to be released
Cut off marks
Merit list
Result/selection list 2019 To be updated Released on 27th March 2019
Navodaya Vidyalaya (NVS) Admission 2019

NVS Admission application form 2019

Class VI – Closed on 17 Dec 2018
Class IX (Lateral entry) – Closed on 30 Oct 2018
Class XI (Lateral entry) – Open till 10th June 2019

JNVST Admit card 2019

After the student has registered through the application form, the next most important step is to download admit card. Student with hall ticket will be allowed to sit for the exam. So it is very important to know how to get admit card from the official site. To get more information about the exam hall ticket, click on the class wise link provided below.

Check JNVST class 6 admit card 2019


Check JNVST class 9 admit card 2019 (Released)

Prospectus for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test-2019 for Admission to Class-VI

Check JNVST class 6 Prospectus 2019
Check JNVST Class 9 Notification Prospectus
Check Class XI Lateral Entry admission prospectus

JNVST Answer Key 2019

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test after successful conduct of exam released answer key online so that students and parents can check answer/question and if they are any objection in the answer stated by the NVS authority then they can raise an objection in the opened window after which there will be a reconsideration by exam authority. If there is any correction to be made in answer or question are wrong then it is being told through public notice and new solution paper is released.

Check more information about the JNVST answer key 2019.

JNVST cut off marks 2019

JNVST after the final release of answer key released the cut-off mark category wise list for the appeared candidates. It is the minimum marks student have to get in order to get eligible for the next round of admission. Also along with it, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya released the criteria for the waiting list.

Check previous year and expected JNVST cut off marks 2019 here.

JNVST Merit list 2019

Merit list is the list of student who has cleared the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test and is eligible to get admission in the selected respective Navodaya School. So if candidate sees their name in the JNVST merit list then they should proceed to the next round of securing their seat by reporting to the Jawahar Navodaya school and paying the fee for the academic session.

Check more detailed information about the JNVST merit list 2019 from here.

JNVST Result 2019: Selection list & Waiting list

After the student had given the exam, the most anticipated thing is result/scorecard. Each year lakhs of student sit for JNVST exam and wait for JNVST result. NVS release result region wise PDF format in which candidate have to search for the roll number and name. JNVST region wise result will be uploaded in the official website and regional sites of NVS. Also along with scorecard, NVS released waiting list, this list contain the name of the student who will be called for NVS admission if there is a vacant seat before the academic session starts. On the other hand, in case there is the withdrawal of name by the previously selected student.

Check more detailed information of JNVST Selection list 2019 & waiting list.

JNVST Exam preparation tips

Clearing JNVST exam is not easy as more than 30 lakh student appear for the exam and there are only a few seats available to fill in approximately 598 schools. For this purpose, we have prepared one article dedicated to how should a student start preparing for the JNVST on our site

Click on the link to read JNVST preparation tips 2019.

JNVST Previous Year question paper

Also as per our analysis in exam preparation, JNVST previous year question paper are very important as each year question paper follow the same pattern and a similar level of question type. Therefore, it is important that student solve previous year model and exam paper to get an idea of how to give an exam. For that aspirant can check our article on question paper and model paper with solutions.

Check JNVST previous year question papers with solutions and model paper.

JNVST Exam best book for preparation

The student should in their preparation to crack JNVST 2019, should study from the best book to clear the exam in one go. We have prepared the best jnvst book for class 6 and 9.

Check List of the best book for JNVST preparation.

NVS Admission- A Brief detail

Admission Navodaya School Admissions
Article type NVS Admission information
Academic session 2019-2020
Conducting body NVS
Admission level National level
School name Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Affiliation of the schools CBSE
Mode of application procedure Online
Selection Basis Written test and lateral entry
Classes VI, IX, XI
Area covered Pan India
Official Website

NVS Admissions- About

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Resource Development, Government of India. NVS runs a system of alternate schools for talented and gifted students of India called as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs).

These schools were established to find the talented children from rural areas of the country and to provide them quality education so that they can compete without facing any disadvantages. All the JNVs are co-educational and fully residential schools. These schools are affiliated to CBSE.

Every year NVS release application for admission of talented students from various districts of the states to class VI, IX and class XI. Admission to class VI and IX are made through a selection test called JNVST (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test). Whereas admission to class XI are done through lateral entry based on merit in class X. A large number of children from different states apply every year for admission to these schools.

List of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

There are total 661 JNV in India till date. The complete details about the number of JNVs is shared below-

lis to navodaya school in india

** Additional special JNV and JNV sanctioned for large states having large population of SC/ST candidates. 

NVS Application/Registration Form

  • NVS notify students about admission to the new session through publicity in Doordarshan, All India Radio, NVS website, local news papers, pamphlets, regional offices, local Navodaya Vidyalayas etc.
  • Application forms can be filled through the online mode.
  • Applicants must read all the admission guidelines and instructions carefully before filling the application form so that they can avoid various problems that arises during the application process.
  • All the applicants/parents are advised to keep all the necessary documents ready with them before filling the admission form.

How to fill NVS school admission application form?

Candidates/guardians can follow the given procedure to fill the application form. It is a general process to fill application for class VI, IX, & IX.

  1. Applicants firstly have to visit the official website of NVS

  2. On the homepage of the portal, they have to search for the relevant application link for the class they have to get admission in.  

  3. On opening the application link, applicants are redirected to the registration page.

  4. Fill the required details such as email ID, mobile no. etc.

  5. After successful registration, applicants have to fill the application form. All the personal details, qualification details, and other information must be filled accurately in the form.

  6. Now they have to upload scanned copy of all the documents in the prescribed format.

  7. Once application form is filled applicants must review it.

  8. By clicking on the submit button application will be submitted.

  9. Lastly, candidates can take a print out of the application form for future references.

Application fee  

Application procedure for admission to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is completely free. No application fee is charged from any of the candidate.

NVS Admission Eligibility

All the candidates/ parents applying for NVS admissions are required to read the eligibility requirements before filling the application form. They must fill the application form only if they satisfy the eligibility requirements.  

Eligibility criteria for admission to NVS in all the classes (i.e. VI, IX & XI) is as follows-

  • Candidates must be from the district where the JNV has been opened.

Class VI-

  • Candidate must be of age group 9 to 13 years (Applicable to all categories).
  • Students must have qualified class V from a recognized board.
  • Candidates should have not appeared in JNVST test earlier.

Class IX-

  • Candidates must be of age between 13 to 16 years as on 1st May of the year of admission (for all candidates).
  • Candidates must have studied class VIII from govt./ Govt. aided recognized school.  

Class XI-

  • Candidates must be of age between 14 to 18 years as on 1st July of the year of admission.
  • Must have qualified class X from a recognized board.
  • Must have reasonable competency in English and Hindi.

NVS Selection Procedure

Every year NVS release application for admission to class VI, VIII and XI. Admission to NVS are mainly done on the basis of selection test and merit.

  • JNVST Selection test

Admission to class VI and class IX are made strictly on the basis of an entrance test class Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST). All the candidates who wants to get admission to JNVs has to appear and qualify JNVST. After the completion of entrance test, conducting authority invite the selected candidates for document verification and finally, admission made to the respected school.

  • Class 11 Lateral Entry

No selection test is conducted for admission to class XI. Admission to class XI in JNVs is done through lateral entry. Candidates are selected on the basis of merit which is prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in class X.

JNVST Selection Test

Exam Pattern for Class VI

  • Mode of exam- Offline (OMR-based)
  • Total questions-  questions
  • Question type- objective type
  • Subjects – Mental ability, Arithmetic, Language
  • Medium of question paper- Any language out of 21 languages
  • Duration- 2 hours
  • Negative marks- No

Exam Pattern for Class IX

  • Mode of exam- Offline (OMR-based)
  • Question type- objective type/ Descriptive
  • Section- 4
  • Subjects – English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science
  • Medium of question paper- English/ Hindi
  • Duration- 3 hours
  • Total marks- 100
  • Negative marks- No
  • Syllabus- based on class VII

NVS Test Centre

Selection test is conducted at the various Navodaya Vidyalayas established across the country. Candidates are usually assigned the same Navodaya Vidyalaya of the district for which they have filed the application as the test center. No request for change of exam center is accepted under any circumstance.

State Wise Board Exam result 2019

NVS Admission Documents to submit

All the selected candidates are required to report the allotted school for verification of all the certificates and documents on the specified dates.

Below is the list of all the documents that are required to be verified at the time of admission-

  • Address/residence proof
  • Age proof- Birth certificate for class VI & IX and for class XI, mark sheet of class X is considered as age proof.
  • Certificate of caste and category issued by the competent authority (in case of SC/ST candidates)
  • Relevant certificate if candidate apply for admission under Rural Category.
  • Physically disable certificate
  • Relevant certificate if candidate apply under transgender category.
  • Other documents (if applicable)

NVS Admission- Unique feature

  • Migration of students for national integration-

NVS has a unique feature under which it allows migration of NVS students from area to another.  Under this scheme, 30% of students from one Navodaya Vidyalaya of a linguistic region are migrated to another JNV of different linguistic region at class IX so that they understand the diversity and plurality of Indian culture.

Migration is usually done between Hindi speaking to Non-Hindi speaking regions. In case the selected students or their parents refuses to migrate to other state then they will not be allowed to continue their studies in JNVs.  

  • Migration of students and Three language formula

This unique feature of migration of students in NVS is to promote national integration that basically follows a three language formula. The three languages include Hindi, English and Regional languages.

The third language in Hindi speaking regions is the language of migrated students and vice-versa. This language is compulsory for all.

Some important instructions

  • Marks obtained by candidates in the selection test are not communicated in NVS admission process.
  • There is no provision of re-evaluation of answer books.
  • Parents must be present at the allotted school with their wards for the verification of documents. Two final notices are sent to them through the registered post.
  • If the selected candidate does not report for certificate verification even after two reminders than regional office will release the wait list.
  • Admission process to class VI through the main list is usually completed by 30th June and to class XI by 15th July every year.

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197 thoughts on “Navodaya Vidyalaya (NVS) Admission 2019

  1. In jawharnavodaya maddirala…still not given uniform to the students during the year2018-19.may be this year going to complete in in the month April. I am feeling whereally the trouble is happening. ..

  2. sir please tell me how many vacant seats for 9th class in jawhar navodaya in pilibhit district
    my uestion is how many students are selected by jnv

      • Sir
        M csc Bhakharanwali se hu Mene ek form aply Kiya that six Callas Ka naam khushdeep father name Harbans Singh mother name parmjeet enka reg. No bhul Gaye or reg mobile no par dilete ho Gaya or mail par bhi Nahi h please samadhan kare
        Mo 8104102579

  3. Sir Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya bohani Mein form kab bhare Jate Hain I mean kis date se kis date Tak please tell me jitni jaldi ho sake Sab bataiye Kaisa kya procedure rehta hai sir please sir please

  4. hello sir my daughter name nagalakshmi m. his navodaya admission ko online me Karithi but admission karleke bad application print nahi milli sir, but is ka
    reg no. 10080302731 hai sir , pleace send me is no ka admission form & detailes sir,
    as per as soon sir, send my e-mail id sir,

  5. Jabbar Ali Mahadev Adarsh Vidya Mandir Uday Nagar thana tehsil lohawat Panchayat samiti bapini जिला जोधपुर राजस्थान 34 2308

    • My sister is studying in x class . I want to know how she get admission for class XI? When the application form will open?

  6. Hi,
    There is a problem at my payment portal i have already made a payement transaction no. – DUA9179102.
    Amount is deducted from my bank account but it is still showing payment balance in my Nvs Account, my application ID is NVS207637.
    Kindly, Please help me to get through this problem

  7. my registration number is 22061400140. I am khusboo mahto and i am not able to download the admit card as i lost my password .there is no any forgot password option? pls help me out here

      • સાહેબ મારી મદદરૂપ
        મારો રજિસ્ટ્રેશન નંબર 06020601011 છે. અને હું એડમિટ કાર્ડ ડાઉનલોડ કરી શકતો નથી મારો રજીસ્ટર મોબાઇલ નંબર 9408693408 મને અહીં મદદ કરવા વિનંતી છે

  8. sir i have complete form and got but now on downloading admit card it show corrupted images are uploaded while submitting online. kindly upload again.but some error occured at server .sir kya kare plz help

  9. Contact on these no. 0120 – 2405968, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73 ,all phone number are not working ,I an trying to call from last three days

  10. સાહેબ મારી મદદરૂપ
    મારો રજિસ્ટ્રેશન નંબર 06020601011 છે. અને હું એડમિટ કાર્ડ ડાઉનલોડ કરી શકતો નથી મારો રજીસ્ટર મોબાઇલ નંબર 9408693408 મને અહીં મદદ કરવા વિનંતી છે

  11. સાહેબ મારી
    સહાયક મારા રજિસ્ટ્રેશન નંબર 06020601011 છે. અને હું એડમિટ કાર્ડ ડાઉનલોડ થતુ નથી મારા રજિસ્ટર્ડ મોબાઇલ નંબર 9408693408 મને અહીં મદદ કરવા વિનંતી

  12. my Daughter Palak Chauhan registration number is 08010600583. i am not able to download the admit card as i lost my daughter’s registration password .there is no any forgot password option? pls help me out here

  13. Sir I lost my son’s all data I.e registration number .
    Now how can I get admit card of my son
    for Class Vi held on 06 04 2019.

    • Sir my daughter applying Navodaya 2019.but anable to admit card user name and password correct user name 36090511080 password 31122008 how to resolve please help me sir

  14. Logged in to the application successfully. But I am having only the Application Details tab inside and no hall ticket tab. Why is this so.

    • When result declared class 6 because i gain number in examination hundreds marks so i want know my result please immediately declared class 6th.

  15. Good morning sir..
    My friend daughter applied for 6th class navodaya entrance test 2019.but we missed her registration number so we are unable to get admit card how to resolve this problem please help me sir.
    Palvai Harshitha.D/venkanna: Dete of birth.7.3.2008
    E mail:[email protected]

    • Please check your registered Email ID (Check Spam box too) and Phone number that you filled in the application form. Your Registration Number will be there.

  16. Good morning sir..
    My friend daughter applied for 6th class navodaya entrance test 2019.but we missed her password so we are unable to get admit card how to resolve this problem please help me sir.
    Payal Sharma D/o Sandeep Chanan: Dete of birth.09.04.2009

  17. Mere son ka result class ix ke liya ho gaya hai to kya documents चाहिए aur kab admission hoga jaldi reply

  18. Sir my daughter applying Navodaya 2019.but anable to admit card user name and password correct user name 36090511080 password 31122008 how to resolve please help me sir

  19. R/Sir,
    We applied for 6th class navodaya entrance test 2019.but we missed registration number so we are unable to get admit card. we unable to download admit card. Please help me.

    • Please Check your registered Email inbox (specially Spam box) and phone number. Registration number will be there.

      • Sir
        Why this Message show-
        Dear applicant you have not submitted the registration form along with vth class detail.
        1. Reg- 12290513222
        Dob – 05082008
        2. Reg- 12290513004
        Dob 12052008
        3. 12290511766
        Dob- 25092007
        4. Reg- 12290513660
        Dob- 30122008
        5.reg- 12290513663
        Dob- 06052009
        Please resolve and issue the admit card

  20. आर / सर,
    हमने 6 वीं कक्षा के नवोदय प्रवेश परीक्षा 2019 के लिए आवेदन किया था। लेकिन हमने पंजीकरण संख्या को याद किया ताकि हम एडमिट कार्ड प्राप्त करने में असमर्थ हों। हम एडमिट कार्ड डाउनलोड करने में असमर्थ हैं। क्रिप्या मेरि सहायता करे। मोबाईल व ई मैल पर भी नही मिले नाम खुशदीप पिता का नाम हरभजन सिह मो. 8239007481
    Email. [email protected]

  21. Hi Team,

    Needs a support from your end. problem is that I have lost registration number for 6th class admission and also dont have updated any e-mail id at the time of registration. Kindly look into this and do the needful.

  22. gyanesh suman D/O Ramesh suman v/p bansi th. nainawan dist. Bundi Rajasthan
    class V nayodya ka registration no. kho gaya he.

  23. Sir, I have filled the application for class 6, while filling I have selected incorrect photo and I have submitted the application. So now I have got admit card with other photo, what is the process to change the photo, the exam date is 6/03/2019. So I request you to please let me know what are all documents to take to attend the exam.

  24. Madam/Sir,
    My daughter has allotted Roll No. 1529412 Vaishnavi D/o Niranjan Dev resident of village Nandla P.O.Jangla Tehsil chairgaon District Shimla. Centre for examination alloted by your agency at Kawar which is in Tehsil Dodra Kawar (Tribal Area) about 150 k.m. from Chairgaon. These days road has closed due to heavy snow fall. The roads will open on last April/May. There can be reached only by helicopter. There is no other road for reach. Sir how my daughter can appear in the entrance examination on 6th April. My request is please change her centre at Chhohara at Chairgaon or Rohru.
    Yours faithfully,
    Niranjan Dev
    father of Vaishnavi
    Roll No. 1529412

  25. आर / सर,
    हमने 6 वीं कक्षा के नवोदय प्रवेश परीक्षा 2019 के लिए आवेदन किया था। लेकिन हमने पंजीकरण संख्या को याद किया ताकि हम एडमिट कार्ड प्राप्त करने में असमर्थ हों। हम एडमिट कार्ड डाउनलोड करने में असमर्थ हैं। क्रिप्या मेरि सहायता करे। मोबाईल 9671605963

  26. Sir main apni beti ka registration no bhul gaya hun or registered mail id or mobile no. par bhi registration no nahi mil raha he. kal uska exam he. pls help me to download admit card. registration no kese pata chal payega.
    candidate detials
    DOB 01.07.2009
    MOB NO. 9800941516

    • Sir
      Aaj mere ladke ka peper tha bapu Balika inter College sahabgunj Ayodhya me thA uska Uttar pustika ki second copy mere samjh se jo usko sath Lana chahiye tha mam ne le Liya kyo

  27. हमने 6 वीं कक्षा के नवोदय प्रवेश परीक्षा 2019 के लिए आवेदन किया था। लेकिन हमने पंजीकरण संख्या
    याद नहीं है हम एडमिट कार्ड डाउनलोड करने में असमर्थ हैं। क्रिप्या मेरि सहायता करे। मोबाईल 9523581033

  28. I am T.Srivarsha I have got marsks score 82.5-86.25 so conform Navodaya set or Not iam belongs to SC Femal Urban so please conform sir, and send 6th class Key sir,

  29. Now I’m studying 10th std in Thanthai Periyar govt Hr sec school at Karaikal. Now I’m interesting to join for 11th std in Navodhya School please give me suggestions.

    Your obidently

  30. Now I’m studying 10th std in Thanthai Periyar govt Hr sec school at Karaikal. Now I’m interesting to join for 11th std in Navodhya School please give me suggestions.

    Your obidently

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  32. dear sir
    I submitted the form nvs for 11th class admission .I got 87% in 10th class,is this percentage assure me to get admission in navodaya school.please Sir,help me.

  33. Sir my name makmadul Islam Barbhuiya roll no 1121515 myphone no 7086388956 please my mobile masenger my result give me

  34. Good Morning Sir/Ma’am

    I have quary to make regarding class 11 online registration for NVS, I am done with the registration phase-1 but m not able to go further in phase-2 & 3,and after registration one can only login for 5 (as i had to cos it was not processing further) times after that it is showing expiry, would you please help in this regard.


  36. respected sir/madam we r trying to submit our application but it couldn’t process .. we failed in 10 class / ssc updating kindly give us your support.

    thanks & regards

  37. Sir,
    For xi class admission 2019-20 site phase 3 mean update x class details are not updated..How to update details