Admissions in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas take place
on the basis of a Selection Test conducted by the CBSE.
The test is called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Selection Test (JNVST) it is of non-verbal nature, class
neutral and so designed to ensure that children from
rural areas are able to compete without facing any
disadvantages due to poor communication facilities in
rural areas special care is taken to ensure that
children from far flung rural areas get admission form
free of cost without any problem.
Sufficient publicity is done through Doordarshan, All
India Radio, local newspapers, pamphlets, visits of
Principals and teachers of Navodaya Vidyalayas to the
local schools of the district.
candidate appearing for the Selection Test must be
studying in Class-V in a Govt./Govt. recognized school
in that district where he/she is seeking admission in
the just preceding academic session for which Selection
Test is conducted. Actual admission in Class-Vi in the
session is, however, subject to the condition of having
passed Class-V before admission.
candidate seeking admission must be between the age
group 9-13 years on Ist May of the year of admission for
which the Selection Test is conducted. This applies to
all categories of candidates including those who belong
to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
candidate must have studied and passed Class III, IV &V
from recognized school/schools in the preceding three
continuous academic sessions for which the Selection
Test is conducted spending one full academic session in
each Class through the formal system of education,
without any repetition of Class, gap and/or break in
candidate who is not promoted to Class-V before November
of the preceding academic year of which the test
conducted is not eligible to apply.
candidate is allowed to appear in the selection test for
the second time under any circumstances.
candidate seeking admission under the rural quota must
have studied and passed III, IV & V from recognized
school(s) located in the rural areas.
At least 75% of the seats in a district
are filled by candidates selected from rural areas and
remaining seats are filled from the urban areas of the
districts. A candidate who has studied in a school
located in a urban area, even for a part of a session in
any of the Classes III, IV and V or passes any or more
of these Classes from such a school as above is
considered as an urban candidate. Urban areas are those,
which are so defined in the 2011 census or in a
subsequent Government notification. All other areas are
considered as rural.
Reservation of seats in favour of
children belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled
Tribes is provided in proportion to the population in
the concerned district provided that in no district,
such reservation will be less than the national average
(15% for SC and 7.5% for ST) but subject to a maximum of
50% for both the categories (SC & ST) taken together.
These reservations are interchangeable and over and
above the candidates selected under open merit. Three
percent of seats are reserved for disabled children
also. Efforts are made to ensure that one-third of the
total seats are filled up by girls.
Exam Papers Of JNVST
01. How to get an Application Form ?
Applications for admission may be made on
the prescribed application form obtainable free of
charge upto November of the year preceding the year of
seeking admission, from the following.
i. District Education Officer (DEO)/DDPI
ii. Block Education Officer (BEO)
iii. Head Master of any Govt./Govt.
aided/Recognised/where he/she is studying.
iv. Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
If you can't get the prescribed Application Form, you
may copy the format of Application Form on plain paper
(preferably 21cm x 30cm) from our web site or the news
paper advertisement and apply on it.
02. How to submit an application form ?
An Application Form, duly filled must
reach the Block Education Officer, signed by the Head of
the recognised school/ where the child is studying in
class-V on or before November of the year preceding the
year of seeking admission. Candidates are advised
to get the acknowledgement from the BEO at the time of
submission of Application Form.
03. Issue of Admit Cards.
Admit Cards, duly prepared by the
Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya will be issued to
the candidates through the office of the Block Education
Officer. Candidates who do not receive their Admit
Cards one week before the JNVST should immediately
contact Principal, JNV/BEO/DDPI for the same
04. Result of the Selection Test.
The result of the February JNVST is
expected to be announced around April/May of the year of
admission. The result will be displayed in the
offices of the concerned.
i. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Notice Board
ii. Our Website.
iii.District Education Officer
iv. District Magistrate, and
v. Deputy Director, Navodaya Vidyalaya
Samiti, Bhopal region.
The selected candidates will also be informed through
registered post by the Principal, Jawahar Navodaya
Vidyalaya, Betaguda, Gajapati. The results will
also be displayed on website of Samiti at the address
05. Selection and admission.
a. Selection in the test will not vest
any right on the candidates to secure admission into the
JNV. At the time of seeking actual admission, each
selected candidate will have to produce all relevant
certificates as prescribed by the Navodaya Vidyalaya
Samiti. Untill admission, the selection is
provisional (Eighty students will be admitted in VI
class every year.
b. In case of any dispute the decision of the Navodaya
Vidyalaya Samiti shall be final and binding on the
In order to optimally utilize the
infrastructure and facilities available in Navodaya
Vidyalayas it has been decided by the Samiti to fill up
the vacant seats in IX class and Class XI through a
National level Selection Test. The district-wise vacant
seats in the Vidyalayas are separately notified in local
Application for admission in Class IX and Class XI can
be obtained free of charge from the Principal of Jawahar
Navodaya Vidyalaya Betaguda, Gajapati, Format of
Application Forms can also be downloaded from the
website of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti , www.navodaya.nic.in
LATERAL ENTRY IN CLASS IX NOTICE
Applications are invited from the students reading
Class VIII in the academic year 2014-2015 in the
Recognized Schools, Govt. Schools , NIOs and other
schools of Gajapati district for appearing an Entrance
Test for admission in Class IX in
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Betaguda, Paralakhemundi ,Gajapati
for the session 2015-
2016 against 02 vacant seats during the academic year
2015-16. The admission is through an All India Entrance
Test to be conducted on 07.06.2015 at 10.00 hrs in
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Betaguda, Paralakhemundi,
Gajapati. The medium of test is English/Hindi.
Prospectus-Cum-Application forms can be obtained from
the Office of thePrincipal, JNV, Gajapati , or can be
downloaded from website:www.qajapati.nic.in
on free of cost
from 17.04.2015 to 15.05.2015 in all working days during
office hours. The last date of submission of
application forms at JNV, Gajapati3Odisha is 15.05.2015.
NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SAMITI (MINISTRY OF HRD, GOVT. OF
ENTRANCE TEST FOR ADMISSION TO THE IX CLASS AGAINST VACANT SEATS DURING 2015-16
As envisaged In National Policy of Education
Govt. of India has setup
educational residential institutions named Jawahar
Navodaya Vidyalayas in 34 States/UTs
excluding Tamil Nadu. At present, 598 such
Vidyalayas have been sanctioned In the country.The main
objective of these Vidyalayas is to provide quality
modern education to the children predominantly from
rural areas. Though the admission into these Vidyalayas
at VI class, it
is intended to fill vacant seats with a lateral entry
test at IX Class level.
invited for admission to Class IX of Jawahar
Navodaya Vidyalayas of the District, against the
vacant seats, which are likely to be available during
academic year 2015-16. The admission
Is through an All India Test to be conducted on
7th June 2015
at 10.00 hrs. in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of
concerned. The medium of test is English/Hindi.
a) Only those candidates who
have studied in class VIII during the Academic Session.
one of the Govt./Govt. recognized schools of the
district where the
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning and where
admission is sought,
Candidate appearing for the selection test must pass
Class VIII in the academic
session 2014-15 from a Govt./Govt. recognized
school in the district where he/she is seeking
c) Candidates seeking admission
must not have been born before 01.05.1999
and after 30
04 2003. This will apply to candidates of all
categories including those belonging to SC/ST.
d) Navodaya Vidyalaya
Samiti reserves the right to refer any candidate to a
for confirmation of the age of the candidate in case a
doubt arises about the age certificate produced by the
candidate before the admission is given.
Nature of the Selection Test
TOTAL 100 Marks
The test will be objective/descriptive type with 03
hours duration without any break. Centre
for the examination will be Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
of the concerned district.
How to Apply
The Prospectus-cum-Application form containing detailed
instructions can be obtained free of cost from the
Office of Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and
office of District and Block Education Officers of the
District. Application forms can also be downloaded from
our Office website
Neatly typed and Xeroxed copy of the applications also
can be used for applying.
Application forms filled in all respect are to be
submitted to the office of Principal, Jawahar Navodaya
Vidyalaya of the concerned district by Friday the 15th May 2015
Registered Post or in person.