JNVST 2021 Syllabus, Exam Pattern For Class 6th & 9th

JNVST syllabus 2021: JNVST 2021 application process was completed in January 2021 and the exam is scheduled to be conducted in the month of February for 9th and April for class 6th. JNVST is a national level examination conducted by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti which is affiliated by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). JNVST is conducted every year for the admission of talented candidates from rural areas of the country in class 6th and 9th to the various Navodaya Vidyalaya of the country.

In this article, you will find complete information about NVS 2021 exam pattern and complete JNVST syllabus 2021 for class 6th and 9th.

JNVST Syllabus – An Overview

Name of the examinationJawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test
Article categoryJNVST syllabus 2021 and Paper pattern
Exam TypeNVS Entrance Exam
Conducting AuthorityNavodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
Admission to ClassVI and IX
Mode of examinationOffline (OMR-based)
Date of examinationClass 6 – 10th April 2021

Class 9 – 13th February 2021
24th February 2021
Examination centerPan India
Medium of examinationAny out of 21 languages

JNVST 2021 Class 6th and 9th Examination schedule

Below is the schedule for both class VI and IX JNVST 2021.

Activity/ EventsDateDate
  Class 6thClass 9th
Application form 2020 22nd October 20204th November 2020
Last date of application15th December 202015th December 2020
Date of issue of admit cardTo be Announced1st February 2021
Date of examination10th April 2021 (11:00 am)13th February 2021 24th February 2021
Declaration of resultBy June 2020To be notified

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 
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  • It will be an objective type paper.
  • It will be OMR-based paper.
  • The total duration of exam will be of 2 hours.
  • JNVST Classes conducted in following languages Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, English, Garo, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam and Manipuri.
  • It is compulsory for candidates to pass in each section/subject to qualify the exam.
  • There is no negative marking.

JNVST Syllabus Class VI

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 hour without any break.
  • There is no provision for the negative market.

JNVST Preparation Book for class 6 and class 9

JNVST Syllabus 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-

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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 class 6th and 9th will be conducted by the authority?

The authority will conduct the examination for class 6th on 10th April 2021 and for 9th class it be conducted on 24th February 2021 as per revised schedule.

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

Question 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 are Mental Ability, Arithmetic, and Language.

There is any provision of 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 to check JNVST 2021 Syllabus for class 6th and 9th syllabus?

JNVST Class 6th and 9th syllabus can be access through this article. Candidates can also get it from the official portal of NVS. Candidates can find it in the admission brochure.

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

Class 9th JNVST exam will be conducted English and Hindi language.

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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  1. Hello..what is the syllabus for 6th class navodaya vidyalaya phase 2 exam on 11th April 2020…then when result out of 11th Jan..2020exam

  2. Please provide me syllabus of class 11 entrance exam,so that I will be able to get a good perfection in entrance exam.
    Thanku !

  3. Is the syllabus given here complete? Because in every subject there is written “etc.”. Where can I find full syllabus for class 9th?
    Please upload it on the website.

  4. Is the syllabus given here complete? Because in every subject there is written “etc.”. Where can I get full syllabus?

  5. Sir pls say me the syllabus for class 11 entrance exam.it is not available here.so if u ill then i can prepare.

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