Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Application Form 2021

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Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Though admission to Navodaya Vidyalayas is at Class VI level, in order to optimally utilize infrastructure facilities available, vacant seats at Class IX level are filled through an All India level Admission Test. While education in the schools is free including board & lodging, uniforms and textbooks, a sum of Rs. 600/- per month is collected from the students of Classes IX to XII only towards Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi. Students belonging to SC/ST categories, Girl students and the students whose family income is below the poverty line (BPL) are exempted. Rs.1500/- per student per month is collected from all students whose parents are Govt. Employees. The last date to apply for the admission test is 15th December 2020. 


2.1 To provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, adventure activities, and physical education to the talented children from rural areas irrespective of their family’s socio-economic condition. 

2.2 To ensure that students attain a reasonable level of competency in three languages as envisaged in the Three Language Formula. 

2.3 To serve in each district as a focal point for improvement of the quality of school education in general through sharing of experiences and facilities. 

2.4 To promote national integration through migration of students from Hindi to non-Hindi speaking State and vice-versa.

 3.0 DISTRIBUTION OF JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYAS – At present, there are 646 functional Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas spread over 27 States and 08 UTs. 

4.0 ADMISSION TO CLASS IX AGAINST VACANT SEATS – In order to optimally utilize the infrastructure and other facilities available in these Vidyalayas, it has been decided by the Samiti to fill the vacant seats in Class IX through an All India level Admission Test. 

5.0 HOW TO APPLY FOR JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST FOR ADMISSION IN CLASS IX – Online applications may be submitted from 04th November 2020. The candidate may refer to NVS Hqrs. Website www.nvsadmissionclassnine.in or website of JNVs. The last date to apply for the Class-IX Lateral Entry test is 15th December 2020. 

6.0 VENUE & DATE OF THE SELECTION TEST – The selection Test for admission to Class IX will be conducted on Saturday, the 13th February 2020 in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the concerned district/ any other center allotted by NVS. 

7.0 RESULT OF SELECTION TEST – The result of the Selection Test may be noted from the application portal of NVS through which the application is submitted. Results will be notified in the Vidyalaya Notice Board as well as published on the website of JNVs concerned. Selected candidates will also be intimidated by Speed post and SMS. 


8.1 Only those candidates who are studying Class VIII during the Academic Session 2020-21 in one of the Govt./Govt. recognized schools of the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning and where admission is sought, are eligible. 

8.2 Candidates appearing for the admission test must qualify/ pass Class VIII in the academic session 2020-21 from a Govt./Govt. recognized school in the district where he/she is seeking admission. 

8.3 A candidate seeking admission must be born between 01.05.2005 and 30.04.2009 (both days inclusive). This is applicable to all categories of candidates including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe .

8.4 Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti reserves the right to refer any candidate to a MEDICAL BOARD for confirmation of the age of the candidate, in case any doubt arises about the age on the basis of certificate produced by the candidate before confirmation of admission. 

9.0 RESERVATION – The existing vacant seats in the SC/ST category as notified are reserved for the SC/ST students. Tentative vacancy positions mentioned in the notification may be referred.


10.1 Selection in the selection test will not vest any right upon the candidate to secure admission into JNV till the candidate produces all the relevant certificates such as birth certificate, pass certificate of VIII class with mark sheets, SC/ST certificate if any, as prescribed by NVS for the admission. 

10.2 Details of the marks obtained in the test will not be communicated and there is no provision for rechecking/re-totaling. 

10.3 Candidates will be considered for admission only into that Vidyalaya for which he/she has appeared for Selection Test. 

10.4 At the time of admission, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) Scheduled Tribes (STs) & Other Backward Classes (OBCs) categories will have to produce the required Scheduled Caste/Tribe or OBC Certificate issued by the competent authority. 

10.5 In case of any dispute, the decision of NVS will be final and binding on the candidates. 


11.1 Date of Examination – Saturday 13th February 2021 
11.2 Duration – 2 ½ hours (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM). However, in respect of candidates with special needs (Divyang), additional time of 30 minutes will be provided, subject to the production of certificates from the competent authority. 
11.3 Centre for examination shall be the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA of the district concerned/ any other centre allotted by NVS. 
11.4 Medium of Language for Examination will be English/Hindi. 
11.5 Students have to answer in OMR sheet.

12.0 COMPOSITION OF THE TEST Selection Test will consist of questions from the subjects of Mathematics, General Science, English and Hindi. The difficulty level of the test paper shall be of Class VIII. Nature of the Selection Test Sl.No. Subject Marks 01. English 15 02. Hindi 15 03. Maths 35 04. Science 35 TOTAL 100 Marks The test will be of objective type with 2 ½ hours duration without any break. Merit List will be announced as per the NVS selection criteria.

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