Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas is a Central Government-run school for individuals who are talented and wanted to pursue quality education regardless of their background or socio-economic conditions.
Navodaya Vidyalaya comes under the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. Which makes it an attractive school for candidates.
Admission into the Navodaya Vidyalaya is conducted in specific classes i.e. classes 6th and 9th only through an entrance examination and class 12th based on the class 10 marks.
Below are the Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2023 – 2024 Process, Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern Syllabus and more in detail.
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Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2023-24 Important dates
|JNVST Admission Notification 2023 Date||2 January 2023|
|JNVST Admission Online Application Last Date||15 February 2023|
|Correction Window||16 and 17 February 2023|
|Navodaya Admission 2023 Test Date||Saturday, 29th April 2023 at 11.30 A.M.|
|Admit Card Announcement||TBC|
|JNVST Result Date||TBC|
|Admission Last Date||TBC|
Helpdesk Number for JNVST Admission 2023-24 Class 6th and 9th: 0120- 2975754
Apply at: cbseitms.rcil.gov.in/nvs
Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2023-24 Eligibility Criteria
The following are the eligibility criteria for the Navodaya Vidyalaya admission–
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2023-24 Class 6th
- The candidates must belong to the district where the Narvodya Vidyalaya is located
- The candidate must have completed his/her education of class 5th from a recognized school which is Government/Government-Aided, other recognized school or ‘B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district
- The candidate’s age must be in between 9 to 13 years of age
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Class 9th
- The candidates must belong to the district where the Narvodya Vidyalaya is located.
- The candidate must have completed his/her education of class 8th from a recognized school which is Government/Government-Aided, other recognized schools or ‘B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district.
- The candidate’s age must be in between 13 to 16 years of age.
Eligibility for Class 12th
- The candidate must have completed his/her education of class 11th from a recognized school which is Government/Government-Aided, other recognized schools or ‘B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district.
- The candidate’s age must be in between 14 to 18 years of age.
- A merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by the candidate in class 10th.
Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Application Form 2023 – 2024
You can follow these steps to fill out the application form for Navodaya Vidyalaya–
- Visit the official website of the Narvodya Vidyalaya and navigate to the admission section followed by clicking on the link to register for the class you want to take admission.
- Now, get yourself registered using your email ID and password followed by logging into your account
- After logging in, fill out the application form with details like name, address, education details, father’s name, etc.
- Now, upload the documents mentioned below followed by clicking on the pay button.
- After successful payment, make sure to take a printout of the application form and payment receipt for the future use.
Documents Required for the Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission
The following are the documents required for the Navodaya Vidyalaya application form–
- Scanned Photograph of the candidate
- Scanned left-hand thumb impression of the candidate
- Scanned class 5th, 8th, or 10th marksheet/passing certificate for your relevant class admission
- Identification IDs-Aadhar Card, Pan card, Birth certificate, etc.
Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Examination Pattern
The admission into the Navodaya Vidyalaya via the JNVST examination happens for classes 6th and 9th only. The examination pattern for the examination is similar for both of them with varying degrees of difficulty. The following are the examination pattern for the Navodaya Vidyalaya entrance examination–
|Sections||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|Mental Ability Test||40||50||60 minutes|
|Language Test||20||25||30 minutes|
Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Syllabus 2023 – 2024
The following is the syllabus for the Navodaya Vidyalaya entrance examination–
Mental Ability Test
- Numerical series
- Pattern perception
- Hidden figures
- Number and numeric system.
- Four fundamental operations on the whole number.
- Fractional numbers and four fundamental operations on them.
- Factors and multiples including their properties.
- LCM and HCF of numbers.
- Decimals and fundamental operations on them.
- Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice-versa.
- Measurement of length, mass, capacity, time, money, etc.
- Distance, time, and speed.
- Approximation of expressions.
- Simplification of Numerical Expressions,
- Percentage and its applications.
- Profit and loss.
- Simple interest.
- Perimeter, area, and volume.
- Reading Comprehension
- Passage Answering
- Grammatical Error spotting
Narvodaya Vidyalaya Admission Reservation Policy
The following are the reservation policy for admission into the Narvodaya Vidyalaya school–
- 75% of the seats are reserved for the candidate belonging to the districts from rural areas
- 25% are reserved for the candidate belonging to other districts
- SC/ST candidates will be provided with the reservation as per the NVS policy
- 33% of reservation is provided to the girl child
- 3% reservation for the disabled children
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2023-24 class 6th Result
The result for the Navodaya Vidyalaya will be released from the official website of the Navodaya Vidyalaya. You can download the scorecard from the official website. A merit list will be prepared wherein, the candidates will be provided with a ranking based on the marks scored, and based on this merit list, the candidate can take admission.
Class IV admission 2023 notification has already been released on 2nd January 2023.
The last date for online application is extended till 15 February 2023.
The correction window for applications is open on 16th and 17th Feb 2023. You can update GENDER (MALE/FEMALE), CATEGORY (GENERAL/OBC/SC/ST), AREA (RURAL/URBAN), DISABILITY and MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION.
Candidates can apply online at navodaya.gov.in
Test for admission in IV class for 2023-24 session will be held on 29th April 2023.
The test will be held in offline mode (OMR based) but the application could be submitted online only.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024-25 will commence at the beginning of the year 2024. We will update the admission dates on this page.
No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test for the second time. So the child will not be eligible for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024-25.
No, there is no separate reservation provision for transgender category and they will be kept in boys category for reservation purpose.