JNVST Syllabus 2024| Navodaya Vidyalaya Exam Pattern For Class VI -IX

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JNVST Syllabus 2024: JNVST is a national examination conducted by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, who is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). JNVST is conducted every year for the admission of talented candidates from rural areas of the country in classes 6th and 9th to the various Navodaya Vidyalaya.

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JNVST Syllabus 2024- An Overview

Name of the examinationJawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test
Article CategoryJNVST syllabus 2023 and Paper pattern
Exam TypeNVS Entrance Exam
Conducting AuthorityNavodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
Admission to ClassVI and IX
Mode of examinationOffline (OMR-based)
Date of Examination29th April 2023 (Class 6)
Examination centrePan India
Medium of examinationAny out of 21 languages
VisitJNVST Official Portal

JNVST Class 6th Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of JNVST Class VI exam is given below in the table-

SubjectQuestionsMarksDuration (min)Weightage
Mental Ability40506050%
Total 80100120 
  • It will be an objective type paper.
  • It will be an OMR-based paper.
  • The total duration of the exam will be of 2 hours.
  • JNVST Classes are conducted in the following languages Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, English, Garo, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam and Manipuri.
  • Candidates must pass each section/subject to qualifying the exam.
  • There is no negative marking.

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JNVST Syllabus 2024 Class VI

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There will be three sections in class 6th question paper viz. Mental Ability, Arithmetic, and Language

Mental Ability

  1. Odd one out
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  2. Pattern completion
  3. Figure matching
  4. Figure series completion
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  5. Analogy
  6. Geometrical Figure Completion
  7. Mirror images
  8. Punched Hold Pattern-Folding/unfolding
  9. Space visualization
  10. Embedded figures


Number and numeric system, Four fundamental operations on whole number, Fractional number and four fundamental operations on them, Factors and multiple including their properties, LCM and HCF of numbers, Decimals and fundamental operations on them, Profit and loss, Simple interest, Distance, time and speed, Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice – versa, Applications of number in measure length, mass, capacity, time, money etc., Approximation of expressions, Simplification of Numerical Expressions, Percentage and its applications, Perimeter, area and volume


Comprehension passage, grammar

JNVST Exam Pattern Class IX

Subject Marks
  • It is a descriptive/ objective type of exam.
  • The medium of examination is English and Hindi.
  • The total duration of the exam is 2 1/2 hours without any break.
  • There is no provision for a negative market.

JNVST Syllabus 2024 Class 9th

Below is the complete syllabus for class IX


हिंदी वर्णमाला, शब्द रचना, वाक्य रचना, अर्थ, शब्द-रूप, संधि, समास, क्रियाएँ, विराम चिन्ह, पर्यायवाची शब्द, मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ, वर्तनी, अनेकार्थी शब्द, देशज, विलोम शब्द, विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)अर्थबोध, अशुद्धियाँ, आदि


Comprehension Passage or Unseen Passage, Spelling, One-word substitution, Para-jumbled, Word and Sentence Structure, Tense, Speech, Modal Auxiliaries, Degrees, Use of Prepositions, Voice, etc. 


Number System (Rational, Whole numbers, etc), cube and cube roots, direct and inverse proportions, Square and square roots, exponents and powers, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Loss, Discount, Proportions: Direct and Inverse, Interest: Simple and Compound, Algebraic Expressions and Identities including factorization, Data Handling: Bar Graphs, Pie Chart, linear equations in one variable, Probability, Organizing Data, Mensuration: Area of Plane Figures, Surface Area, Cuboid and Cylinder, Understanding Quadrilaterals: Parallelogram, Volume of Cube, squares, rhombus, rectangle, kite, etc.


Food, Crop Production and its Management, Food Preservation, Microorganism, Materials I – Plastics, Synthetic Fibers, Material II: Coal, Petroleum, Fossil Fuels, Refining of Petroleum, Metal and non-metals, Living and non-living things, Combustion and Flame, Various States of Materials, Cell Structure and Function, Conservation of Plants and Animals: Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks, various stages of human and reaching age of adolescence, Reproduction System: Asexual and sexual reproduction, Various Forces like Frictional and Gravitational force, Pressure and thrust, multiple reflection, human eye and its care, Light: Reflection of light, Sound, human ears, Loudness and Pitch, Electric current and its chemical effects, Electroplating, Audible and inaudible sounds, Pollution of Water and air, Natural Phenomena: Lighting, Stars and constellations, earthquakes, Solar system, Planets etc. 

In case of any issue related to any aspect of the examination, candidates can contact the NVS officials by visiting them directly at the regional offices or through phones or emails. Students can also contact at the given address-

Navodaya Vidyalaya Contact Information

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti,
B-15, Institutional Area,
Sector 62, Noida,
Uttar Pradesh 201307
Phone No.- 0120 – 2405968, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73
Fax- 0120 – 2405922
Email- commissioner.nvs@gov.in

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When will the examination for classes 6th and 9th be conducted by the authority for 2023?

The authority will conduct the examination for class 6th on 20th Jan 2024 for Phase 2.

What are the main subjects for the entrance examination in class 9th?

Questions will be asked from the subject of English, Hindi, Maths, and Science for class 9th.

What are important subjects for class 6th?

The list of subjects for class 6th is Mental Ability, Arithmetic, and Language.

There is any provision for negative marking in the class 6th or class 9th entrance examination?

No, there is no negative marking in the examination. Candidates should try to attempt all the questions in the exam.

How do you check the JNVST 2023 Syllabus for the 6th and 9th classes’ syllabus?

It can be checked online from the JNVST Authorised portal.

What will be the medium of the 9th JNVST class exam?

The class 9th JNVST exam will be conducted in English and Hindi.

In how many languages JNVST Class 6th exam is conducted?

JNVST Class 6th exam is conducted in 20 different languages which include- Assamese, Bodo, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Garo, Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Marathi, Mizo, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Manipuri (Bangla Script), Manipuri (Meitei Mayek), Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

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