Navodaya Vidyalaya NVS Admission 2024 is now open for Class 9 and 11 L.E. Those looking for its application may submit their application before the deadline. Per the brochure’s schedule, the last date to submit the NVS Class 9 and 11 L.E Application form is 31 October 2023. At the same time, the authority will organise its entrance test on 10th Feb 2024.
Previously, the authority invited online applications for JNVS Class 6th admission applications for 2023-24. In this article, we have shared details about Navodaya Vidyalaya NVS Admission 2024.
NVS is an autonomous organization fully financed by the Government of India. It is working towards providing education to mainly the meritorious students from the underprivileged and backward sections of society. NVS is running in various Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) nationwide.
To get admission to these Navodaya schools, students must appear in the JNVST exam conducted each year for admission in classes 6, 9, and 11.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are affiliated with CBSE, and every year, many meritorious students apply to get admission to these NV schools.
- Last date to submit the JNVST Class 9 and 11 L.E Application is extended to 7 November 2023.
- JNVST Class 6 Admit Card for phase 1 exam scheduled for November 4 is now available.
Get all the latest information about the NVS admission 2024-25 on this page here.
NVS Admission Schedule 2024-25
Have a look at the schedule for JNVST 2023 admissions-
|Class VI (2024-25)
|Class XI L.E (2023-2024)
|Application form 2023 Availability
|20th June 2023
|Last date to apply online
|31st August 2023
|7 November 2023
|1st and 2nd September 2023
|8th and 9th November 2023
|Admit card release date
|10th October 2023 (Phase 1)
|JNVST Exam 2023
|4th November 2023 (Phase 1)
20th Jan 2024 (Phase 2)
|10 February 2024
|Cut off marks
|Announced on 22 August 2023
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-
|Navodaya School Admissions
|NVS Admission information
|National Level Admission Process
|Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (NVS)
|Affiliation of the schools
|Mode of the application procedure
|Written Test and lateral entry
|VI, IX, XI
|JNVST HELP DESK NUMBER
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). Admission to class XI is done through lateral entry based on merit in class X. Many children from different states apply every year for admission to these schools.
NVS Admission Eligibility
All the candidates/ parents applying for NVS admissions must 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.
- 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 not have appeared in the JNVST test earlier.
- 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.
- Candidates must be of age between 14 to 18 years old.
- Must have qualified class X from a recognized board.
- Must have reasonable competency in English and Hindi.
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 based on an entrance test called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST). All candidates aspiring to be admitted to JNVs must appear and qualify for JNVST. After completing the entrance test, the 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 must 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-
- 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 the 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 that 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.
- 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 to verify documents. Two final notices are sent to them through the registered post.
- The regional office will release the waitlist if the selected candidate does not report for certificate verification even after two reminders.
- 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.
- NVS notified 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 to avoid any problems arising during the application process.
- All the applicants/parents are advised to keep all the necessary documents ready 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-
- Applicants first have to visit the official website of NVS.
- On the portal’s homepage, they have to search for the relevant application link for the class they have to get admission.
- On opening the application link, applicants are redirected to the registration page.
- Fill in the required details such as email ID, mobile no. etc.
- 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.
- Now, they must upload scanned copies of all the documents in the prescribed format.
- Once the application form is filled, applicants must review it.
- By clicking on the submit button, the application will be submitted.
- 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 (Closed)
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
There are a total of 649 JNVs in India at present. The complete details about the number of JNVs are shared below-
** 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
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
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 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.
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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 for admission to the selected respective Navodaya School. So, if candidates see their names on the JNVST merit list, 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 appearing for the entrance test, 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 must 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 difficult as more than 30 lakh students appear for the exam, and only a few seats are available to fill in 649 schools across India. For this purpose, we have prepared one article on how a student should start preparing for the JNVST on our site nvshq.org.
Read here full article on Preparation Tips for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2024
JNVST Previous Year Question Paper
As per our analysis, while preparing for the exam, 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 take an exam. 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 and on the concerned JNV website. Whereas the selected candidates will also be informed via post.
How to Write Answers in the NVS Entrance Exam?
As the admission seekers’ admission will be done through the entrance exam for two classes, the candidate must be aware of the right method of recording the answers in the OMR sheets. Read the points below and remember them 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 information and instructions related to the exam day; read them carefully.
- 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.
- “Divyang students” (differently-abled students) will get the additional time of 30 minutes.
- To clear the examination, it is essential to secure the qualifying marks in each of the three
- 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, leave the question and attempt the one you are sure about.
- Candidates should bring an admit card to the exam centre. Otherwise, they will not be allowed to enter the exam centre. So Please pay special attention to it.
- Candidates Should enter exam rooms by 11:00 a.m.
- 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 nationwide. 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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