Taken on the basis of selection test called Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test(JNVST)

Nature of test Non verbal and class verbal

Medium of test: Twenty Indian Languages.

Publicity: Through Doordarshan ,Local News Paper , Cable Network,pamphlets and visit of JNV teachers to school.




Children studying in class V in any govt/recognised school of the district where the JNV is situated.

Passed Class III and IV in preceding years without gap/break.

Age between 9 to 13 years.

Not allowed to appear in the selection test for the second time under any circumstances.


Claim of rural quota entertained only for the candidate studied class III, IV and V in rural area school.



Area wise: Rural : Urban –75% : 25%

Gender wise : Boys : Girls –67% : 33%

Category wise : SC and ST –Minimum 15% and & 7% ; Maximum 50% for both the categories taken together.

Physically Handicapped : 3%

Exam Papers


Time allotted


Mental ability

60 minutes



30 minutes



30 minutes


Availability of application forms

  • Obtainable Free of charge
  • Available in the offices of-
  1. District Education Officer,
  2. Block Education officer
  3. Headmaster of Govt./Recognized schools
  4. Principal,JNV of the district
  5. website of JNVof the district
  6. website of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.

Submission of application form

To be submitted to the office of B.E.O. and acknowledgement to be kept for further records. Issue of admit cards: Prepared by the office of the Principal, J.N.V. and issued to the Candidates through the office of the respective B.E.O.

Result of selection test

·  Expected to be announced around April/May of the year of admission.

·  Displayed in the offices of the concerned JNV,our website,D.E.O.,D.M. and web site of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.

·  Candidates selected are informed by the registered post.

Final admission:

·  Final admission will be on the production and verification of all the relevant certificates/documents as prescribed by the N.V.S.

·  In case of any dispute the decision of N.V.S. shall be final and binding on the candidate.

Lateral entry:

·  In order to optimally utilize the infrastructure and facilities available in Navodaya Viadylayas, it has been decided by the samitito fill up the vacant seatsin class IX through lateral entry selection test.

Application for admission in class IX can be obtained free of charge from the Principal of the JNV of the district or it can be downloaded from the website of NVS.


A nominal fee of Rs. 200.00 per month has to be paid by the students from class IX to XII towards Navodaya Vikas Nidhi. However, students belonging to SC/ST, girls and physically handicapped and those below poverty line(BPL) are kept exempted from payment of fees.


Fee Boarding and Lodging.

Free education in pollution free atmosphere .

Free books, stationeries, uniforms and daily use items.

Science and Commerce steams at +1 and+2 levels.

Well equipped laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Fully equipped computer lab. With 43 no. of PCs, LCD projector and LAN with broad band internet facilities through broadband.

Rich Library with sufficient no. of books, periodicals and news papers.

Well managed playground with facilities for various games and sports.

Well equipped M.I room to provide first aid to sick students.

Galaxy of learned teachers to provide quality teaching and guidance.

Well equipped mess with a dining hall to cater over 560 students.

Power back up facilities to hostels through generators.