Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2022 for Class 9 Admission, Application Form, Dates

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2022 for Class 9 Admission


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas announces Selection Test (JNVST) 2022 for Admission to Class 9 for academic session 2022-23

JNV Selection Test for Class IX Admission 2022 – Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to Class IX of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the District, against the vacant seats, which are likely to be available during the academic year 2022-2023.

At present, there are 650 functional Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas spread over 27 States and 08 UTs. Candidates can check the details of the JNV Selection Test 2022 for Class 9 Admission 2022 such as application process, eligibility criteria, fee, etc from the page below.

Objectives of the Scheme

  • 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.
  • Name of the Exam: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test
  • Academic Session: 2021-2023
  • Conducting Body: Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)
  • Admission Level: National level


JNV Selection Test for Class IX Admission 2022 Important Dates

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 31st October 2021 till November 15, 2021
  • Dispatch of Admit Card: To be announced
  • Date of Examination: 09th April 2022 (Saturday)


Eligibility Criteria for JNV Selection Test for Class IX Admission 2022

  • Only those candidates who are studying Class VIII during the Academic Session 2021-22 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.
  • Candidates appearing for the admission test must qualify/ pass Class VIII in the academic session 2021-22 from a Govt./Govt. recognized school in the district where he/she is seeking admission.
  • A candidate seeking admission must be born between 01.05.2006 and 30.04.2010 (both days inclusive)
  • 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.



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


JNV Selection Test for Class IX Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Online applications may be submitted through NVS Hqrs. Website www.navodaya.gov.in or www.nvsadmissionclassnine.in Last date to apply for Class-IX Lateral Entry test is 31st October 2021
  • As JNV provides free education, therefore, there is no application fee for the JNV Lateral Entry Test 2021. Students from class IX to Class XI have to give only a nominal fee as per NVS policy.
  • However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls and families whose income is below the poverty line (BPL) are exempted from payment of fee.

Fee Structure

  • From class 9th there will be a fee of INR 600/- per annum.
  • The wards of government employees need to pay Rs.1500/-
  • There will be no fee for students of the SC/ST category


Selection Test Pattern

  • Date of Exam: Saturday, 09th April 2022
  • Time Duration: 2 ½ hours (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
  • Centre for Exam: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
  • Medium of Language: Both in English and Hindi
  • Type of Question: MCQs

Composition of the Test

  • The Selection Test will consist of questions from the subjects of Mathematics, General Science, English and Hindi. Difficulty level of the test paper shall be of Class VIII.

Nature of the Selection Test

  • English – 15
  • Hindi – 15
  • Maths – 35
  • Science – 35
  • Total – 100 Marks

Admit Card

  • Admit Card for appearing at the Selection Test will be released for the candidates. If the candidates do not get the Admit Card, he/she must contact the office of the Principal of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya for obtaining the Admit Card.
  • Link to download JNV Lateral Entry Admit Card 2022 for Class IX will be available www.nvsadmissionclassnine.in


Selection & Admission

  • 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.
  • Details of the marks obtained in the test will not be communicated and there is no provision for re-checking/re-totalling.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website