Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya admission to Class 6

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV)  Admission 2017 - JNVST 

Last date to apply

September 16, 2016

About Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya was established, in order to promote education among the deprived sections of the society and to provide excellent educational opportunities to students of rural areas, 

  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya was started by Government of India in accordance with the National Policy of Education (1986), and today this school is spread in 27 states and 7 union territories. Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission is based on a written entrance exam know as JNVST
  • JNVs are co-educational residential schools and are affiliated to CBSE Board. JNV offers free of cost education including boarding, lodging, uniforms and textbooks to the children belonging to SC/ST, Girls,  and Physically Handicapped and from the families whose income is below the poverty line.
  • There are in all 598 JNVs sanctioned in the country and out of that 588 are functioning.
  • Latest Update: 62 new JNVs will be opened by Central Government
  • JNVs are focused towards offering 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 predominantly from rural areas.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2017

 

  • No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test second time, under any  circumstances.
  • The selection test will be designed, developed and conducted by CBSE, initially, it was conducted by NCERT.
  • The JNVST is conducted in 21 languages and shortlisting of candidates depended upon the marks obtained by them in the selection test.
  • JNVs serve in each district for improvement of the quality of school education in general through sharing of experiences and facilities.
    • Only students from the district where JNVs has been opened are eligible to appear for the  JNV selection test
  • JNV Selection Test will be held on three dates in various states
  • January 8, 2017 (Summer bound JNVsfrom 11:30 A.M to 1:30 A.M
State of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh (except Dibang Valley & Tawang Districts), Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (except Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla Districts), Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, & West Bengal (except Darjeeling), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Puducherry.
 
  • April 8, 2017 (Winter bound JNVs), from 11.30 A.M to 1:30 A.M
States ofJammu and Kashmir (except Leh, Kargil & Doda),Meghalaya, Mizoram,Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttrakhand and in the Districts of Dibang Valley and Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Chamba, Kullu, Mandi, Sirmour of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling of West Bengal.
 
  • June 10, 2017 (Extreme Winter Bound JNVs), from 11:30 A.M to 1:30 A.M
Districts of Leh, Kargil & Doda of J&K State and in the District of Kinnaur, Shimla and Lahaul & Spiti of Himachal Pradesh State.
 

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2016

 

  • January 9, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

State of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, West Bengal (except Darjeeling) Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (except Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla Districts), Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Arunachal Pradesh (except Tawang District), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry

  • April 9, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir (except Leh, Kargil & Doda) and in the District of Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Sirmour, Kullu, Mandi of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling in West Bengal

  • June 11,2016 from 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

Leh, Kargil & Doda of J&K State and in the District of Chamba, Kinnaur, Shimla and Lahaul & Spiti of Himachal Pradesh State.

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Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region India
Class/ Age Students passed class 5
Details  For Admission into Class 6
  • Educational Qualification
    • Students appearing for the test should have completed class 5 successfully from any of the government/govt. aided school/other recognized schools/schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan/’B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the academic session 2015-16.
    • The student should have been admitted/ promoted to Class 5 before September 30, 2016.
  • Geographical Limits: Applicants should be from the districts where JNVs are already opened.
  • Age Limit: Applicant must be within the age group of 9-13 years that is should be born between May 1, 2004 and April 30, 2008 (This criteria is applicable for all the candidates including SC/ST Students.

Not Eligible for JNVST

  • A candidate who has not been promoted to class 5 before September 30, 2016 is not eligible to take the JNVST Test.
  • A candidate who has already appeared for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection test in previous years.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Reward

Students after final selection will get admission to the class for which they have taken the JNVST.

Documents required for JNV Admission 2017

The parents of the children who qualify the Selection Test will have to submit following documents at the time of admission:

  • Affidavit/Residence Certificate in prescribed proforma in addition to other documents demanded by the concerned Vidyalaya.
  • For candidates seeking admission under rural quota, the parents will  have to submit an affidavit to the effect that the child is studying in an Institute located in a notified rural area and that they are residing in a notified rural area.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Application form and Process

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission form for academic session 2017-18 can be sourced free of cost from:

  • Block Education Officer (BEO)
  • District Education Officer (DEO)
  • Headmaster of any Govt. / Govt. aided / Recognized Accredited Institute / Centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan / NIOS where he/she is studying.
  • Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.
  • In case, JNVST prescribed Application Forms are not available, applicants can copy the format on plain paper (preferably 21cm x 30cm) from website at the address or the newspaper advertisement and submit their applications.

Submission of JNV Application Form

 

  • Candidates have to send the duly filled application forms to Block Education Officer latest by September 16, 2016.
  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission form 2016 shall be signed by the Head of the recognized school/ Special Education Scheme (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) where the child is studying in his/her previous classes.
  • The candidate should take the acknowledgment from BEO ion submission of the completed admission form.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admit Card 2017

 

  • Candidates will receive their admit cards through the office of the Block Education Officer.  duly prepared by the Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.
  • In case, the candidate does not receive Navodaya Vidyalaya admit card one week before the exam, then he/she should immediately contact the Principal, JNV/BEO/DEO for the same.
  • Test Center: Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the examination centre allotted to him/her as indicated on Navodaya Vidyalaya Admit Card 2016.

    • No request for change of test centre will be entertained and student cannot appear for Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test with out admit card.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Selection Process

JNVST Result List 2016

Exam Result
January 8, 2017- Summer Bound First week of April 2016
April 8, 2016- Winter Bound Last week of May 2017
June 10, 2016- Extreme Winter bound First week of July 2017

 

  • Students will be shortlisted based on the marks obtained in the selection test.
  • Securing qualifying marks in each of the subjects is essential. 
  • Each Navodaya will admit maximum 80 students for class 6 selected on the basis of the selection test.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Result 2017 will also be displayed on the website of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Result  is expected to be announced by May end of 2016 (the year of admission).The result of JNVST 2016 will be displayed in the offices of the concerned

  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
  • District Education Officer
  • District Magistrate
  • Deputy Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti of the Region.
  • Selected candidates will also be notified by the Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya  through registered post.

JNVST Test 2017

 

The selection test will be of two-hour duration and will have 3 sections with only objective type questions. There are 100 questions in all of 100 marks. Each question carries one mark.

  • There will be objective type questions and each question will have 4 options to choose from.
  • One mark will be given for every correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.

Medium of Examination: The exam will be conducted in 21 languages such as Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, English, Garo, Gujarati,Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi (Arabic), Sindhi (Devnagri), Tamil, Telegu, Urdu and Nepali.

JNVST 2017 Exam Pattern

Type of Test

Number of Question

Marks

Duration

Mental ability Test

50

50

60 Minutes

Arithmetic Test

25

25

30 Minutes

Language Test

25

25

30 Minutes

Total

100

100

2 Hours

Sample Questions & Examination Pattern of JNVST 2016 for Class 6

How to write the answers?

  • The answer sheet will be of intelligence Character Recognition (ICR)/Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Sheet. Students will receive a specimen of answer sheet enclosed with the prospectus cum application form.
  • Only Blue/Black Ball Point Pen is to be used to write on the answer sheet. Use of pencil is strictly prohibited.
  • No change in the answer once written is allowed. Overwriting, cutting and erasing on the Answer Sheet is also not allowed.

JNV Reservation of Seats 2017

 

For Students from 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 urban areas of the district.

SC/ST : Reservation of seats in favour of children belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is provided in proportion to their population in the concerned district.

 Reservation will be less than the national average (15% for SC and 7.5% for ST) but subject to the 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.

Girls: One-third of the total seats are filled up by girls

Disabled Children: There is a provision for reservation of 3% seats for ** disabled children (i.e. Orthopedically Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped).

JNV Rural Quota selection Criteria

  • The candidate claiming admission under rural quota must have studied and passed classes 3, 4 and 5 from a Govt. / Govt. aided / recognized school spending one full academic session each year in a school located in rural area.
  • Candidates passing class 5 from schemes of “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling on or before 30th September, 2016  can take the test provided they are in the prescribed age group.The forms of such candidates will be verified by DEO/DIOS. 
  • The rural status of a child from Accredited Centres/Institute of Sarva Shiksha Abiyan/National Institute of Open Schooling will be decided on the basis of a certificate to be issued by Tehsildar/District Magistrate of the District indicating that the child has been residing in rural areas for the last three years.
  • Students studying under the above scheme from urban and notified areas are not eligible for obtaining seats in rural quota.
  •  Areas remaining than those which are defined in 2001 census or through a subsequent Government Notification will be considered as rural.

JNV Selection of Urban Candidates


A Candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even for a single day of session in Class 3, 4 and 5 will be considered as an urban candidate. Urban areas are those which are so defined in 2011 census or through a subsequent Government Notification.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Address

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, B-15,
Institutional Area, Sector-62, Noida,
District - Gautam Budh Nagar,
Uttar Pradesh PIN -201307

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Contact Details

Phone: 0120-2405968, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73 Extn.2010
Fax: 0120-2405922

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