Navodaya Vidyalaya NVS Admission 2024; Last Date Extended again

Navodaya Vidyalaya NVS Admission 2024: The last date to submit an online application for JNVS Class 6th admission application for 2023-24 is extended again by the authority. Now the students may submit their JNVST Class application by 31st August 2023. Due to this, the application correction date will also be extended. Here in this article, we have shared details about Navodaya Vidyalaya NVS Admission 2024.

NVS is an autonomous organization that is fully financed by the Government of India. It is working towards achieving the goal of providing education to mainly the meritorious students coming from the underprivileged and backward sections of society. NVS is running in various Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) across the country.

To get admission to these Navodaya schools students have to appear in the JNVST exam conducted each year for admission in classes 6, 9, and 11. For the academic session 2024-25 applications for admission to Class 6 are now available and if you are interested in it then do check out the information shared below. Here you are going to get every bit of information about NVS admissions to classes 6, 9, and 11.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are affiliated with CBSE and every year a lot of meritorious students apply in order to get admission to these NV schools.

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On this page, get all the latest information about the NVS admission 2024-25 here.

NVS Admission Schedule 2024-25

Have a look at the schedule for JNVST 2023 admissions-

Particulars Class VI (2024-25)Class VI (2023-2024)Class XI L.E (2023-2024)
Application form 2023 Availability20th June 20232nd Jan 2023
Last date to apply online31st August 202315th Feb 2023
Nagaland (19th Feb to 10th March)
31st May 2023
31 July 2023 (Manipur Applicants)
Correction Facility1st and 2nd September 202316 and 17 Feb 20231st and 2nd June 2023
Admit card release date April 2023
JNVST Exam 202329th April 202322 July 2023
Cut off marks
Merit list
JNVST Result21 June 2023Announced on 22 August 2023
NVS Class 6, 9, 11 Important Dates

Jawahar Navodaya Admission 2024

JNV Selection Test for Navodaya admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2024-25 will be held soon. Check the details below-

Admission Navodaya School Admissions
Article type NVS Admission information
Academic session 2024-25
Conducting Body NVS
Admission Level National Level Admission Process
School name Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (NVS)
Affiliation of the schools CBSE
Mode of the application procedure Online
Selection Basis Written Test and lateral entry
Classes VI, IX, XI
Area covered Pan India
Official Website

About Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)

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 talented children from rural areas of the country and to provide them with 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 with CBSE.

Every year NVS releases an application for admission of talented students from various districts of the states to classes VI, IX, and class XI. Admission to classes VI and IX (lateral) is made through a selection test called JNVST (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test). Whereas admission to class XI is 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. 

NVS Admission Eligibility

All the candidates/ parents applying for NVS admissions are required to read the eligibility requirements before filling out the application form. They must fill out 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) are 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 the JNVST test earlier.

Class IX-

  • Candidates must be of age between 13 to 16 years. They must be born between the said dates (both dates included) for each academic session; applicable to all the categories including SC/ST 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.
  • Must have qualified class X from a recognized board.
  • Must have reasonable competency in English and Hindi.

Navodaya Admission Selection Procedure

Every year NVS release application for admission to class VI, VIII and XI. Admission to NVS is mainly done based on selection tests and merit.

  • JNVST Selection test

Admission to class VI and class IX are made strictly on the basis of an entrance test called as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST). All the candidates who aspire to get admission to JNVs have to appear and qualify for JNVST. After the completion of the entrance test, conducting authority invites the selected candidates for document verification and finally, admission is 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 based on merit which is prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidates in class X.


NVS Admission Required Documents

All the selected candidates are required to report to 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-

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  • 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 a candidate applies for admission under Rural Category.
  • Physically disable certificate
  • Relevant certificate if a candidate applies under the transgender category.
  • Other documents (if applicable)

NVS Admission- Unique features

  • Migration of students for national integration-

NVS has a unique feature which it allows the migration of NVS students from one 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 regions 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 refuse to migrate to another state then they will not be allowed to continue their studies in JNVs.  

  • Migration of students and Three language Formula

This unique feature of the migration of students in NVS is to promote national integration that 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 regarding Navodaya Admission 2024

  • Marks obtained by candidates in the selection test are not communicated in the NVS admission process.
  • There is no provision for 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 then the regional office will release the waitlist.
  • The admission process to class VI through the main list is usually completed by 30th June and to class XI by 15th July every year.

Navodaya Application/Registration Form

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

How to fill NVS school admission application form?

Candidates/guardians can follow the given procedure to fill jnvst admission 2024 application form. Currently, application forms for both jnvst class 9 (L.E) admission forms 2024 are available. Check the general process to fill applications for classes VI, IX, & IX was given as under-

  1. Applicants first 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.
  3. On opening the application link, applicants are redirected to the registration page.
  4. Fill in the required details such as email ID, mobile no. etc.
  5. After successful registration, applicants have to fill out the application form. All the personal details, qualification details, and other information must be filled out accurately in the form.
  6. Now they have to upload scanned copies of all the documents in the prescribed format.
  7. Once the 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 printout of the application form for future reference.

Click Here for the Registration form for Class VI Admission 2024-25 (Open)

Navodaya Admission Application fee  

The application procedure for admission to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is completely free. No application fee is charged to any of the candidates.

Check JNVST class 6 Prospectus 2024-25
Check JNVST Class 9 (Lateral Entry) Notification 2023-24

List of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

There are a total of 649 JNVs in India at present. The complete details about the number of JNVs are shared below-

jnvst class 6 number of seats
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** Additional special JNV and JNV sanctioned for large states having a large population of SC/ST candidates.

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
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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
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Check Complete JNVST Syllabus here.

JNVST Admit Card 2023

After the student has registered through the application form, the next most important step is to download admit card. Students with hall tickets 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.

JNVST Exam Best Book for Preparation

The students should be well prepared in order to crack the JNVST admission exams. They should study using the best book to clear the exam in one go. We have prepared the best jnvst book for classes 6 and 9. Check here best JNVST Preparation Books.

JNVST Answer Key 2024

After conducting the जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय Selection Test successfully, the official authority i.e. NVA will release the answer keys for all the exam paper sets online so that students/ parents can check answer/question. In case they have any objection to any of the answers stated by the NVS authority then they can object to the online window. The objections submitted by the candidates will then be considered by the exam authority for preparing the final answer keys. If there is any correction to be made in the answer or if questions are wrong then it is being told through public notice and a new solution paper is released.

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JNVST Cut-Off Marks 2024

After the final release of the answer keys, NVS releases the cut-off mark list category-wise for all the candidates who have appeared in the exam. 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 publishes the waiting list of candidates. Know the previous year’s JNVST Cut Off Marks

JNVST Merit List 2023-24

The merit list is the list of students who have cleared the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test and are eligible to get admission to the selected respective Navodaya School. So, if candidates see their names on 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.

JNVST Result: Selection list & Waiting list

After the student had given the exam, the most anticipated thing is the result/scorecard. Each year lakhs of students sit for the JNVST exam and wait for the JNVST result. NVS release result region-wise in PDF format in which candidates have to search for the roll number and name. JNVST region-wise results will be uploaded to the official website and regional sites of NVS. Along with the scorecard, NVS released a waiting list, this list contains 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.

JNVST Exam Preparation Tips

Clearing the JNVST exam is not easy as more than 30 lakh students appear for the exam and there are only a few seats available to fill in 661 schools across India. For this purpose, we have prepared one article dedicated to how should a student start preparing for the JNVST on our site

Read here full article on Preparation Tips for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2024

JNVST Previous Year Question Paper

As per our analysis, while doing the exam preparation, JNVST’s previous year’s question papers are very important as each year’s question paper follows the same pattern and a similar level of question type. Therefore, it is important that students solve the previous year’s models and exam papers to get an idea of how to give an exam. For that aspirants can check our article on question paper and model paper with solutions.

Checkout here JNVST Previous Years Question Paper

JNVST Selection List Declaration for Class XI Lateral Entry

A select list of the shortlisted candidates will be notified at the Vidyalaya Notice Board as well as on the concerned JNV website. Whereas the selected candidates will also be informed via post.

How to Write Answers in NVS Entrance Exam?

As the admission of the admission seekers will be done through the entrance exam for two classes so the candidate must be aware of the right method of recording the answers in the OMR sheets. Read the points given below and keep them in mind on the exam day to perform well. 

  • Students will get a separate Answer Booklet (OMR sheets). Here they have to mark the answers to all the questions. A copy of the specimen OMR Sheet will be uploaded on the website of NVS for reference.
  • Students can write on the OMR sheet with only Blue/Black Ball Points. It is suggested to the candidates bring their ballpoint pens. No one can use a lead pencil to mark the answer sheet of NVS.
  • In the entrance test for classes VI and IX, the candidates are given objective-type questions in the question papers. There are four probable answer options for a single question. Out of these four choices, only one is correct. The candidate needs to select the correct answer and make the corresponding circle darken for the chosen answer.
  • No negative marking will be done in this exam so you can also try guesswork if you don’t know the exam answer.

Examination Day Instructions

It is a must for the candidates to read the instructions in the test booklet. It is suggested to read the instructions before starting to give answers to the asked questions. Here the important things are compiled by the exam conducting authorities you keep in mind.  

Here we have mentioned a few other pieces of information and instructions related to the exam day; read them carefully.

  1. The students will get a total time of two hours to complete the examination. This time will be allotted to the student without any break.
  2. “Divyang students” (differently-abled students) will get the additional time of 30 minutes.
  3. To clear the examination it is essential to secure the qualifying marks in each of the three
  4. Admission seekers are advised to be focused on the exam day and not spend much time on a single question while attempting it. If you don’t know the answer then leave the question and attempt the one about which you are sure.
  5. Candidates should bring admit card to the exam centre, otherwise, they will not be allowed to enter the exam centre. So Please special attention to it.
  6. Candidates Should enter exam rooms by 11:00 a.m.
  7. Be on time to the exam centre as the latecomers will not be allowed to take the test.

NVS Test Centre

A 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 applied to the test centre. No request for a change of exam centre is accepted under any circumstance.

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