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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2016 for Class VI Admission

JNV Selection Test for admission to Class VI in JNVs for the academic session 2016-17, against vacant seats

All about Jawaharlal Navodaya Vidyalaya

Admission in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is made on the basis of a Selection Test designed and conducted by the CBSE. The test is called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST)

It is of non-verble nature, class-neutral and designed so as to ensure that talented children from rural areas are able to compate without facing any disadvantage

Special care is taken to ensure that children from far-flung areas get admission forms free of cost without any difficulty. Sufficient publicity is done through Doordarshan, All India Radio, local newspapers, and pamphlets, visits of Principles and teachers of Navodaya Vidyalaya to the local schools of the district

Eligibility Conditions for JNVST 2016

To appear in the Selection Test, a candidate has to fulfill the following eligibility conditions:

For All Candidates:

(a) Only the candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission. However, the district where JNV is opened and is bifurcated at a later date, the old boundaries of the district are considered for the purpose of eligibility for admission into JNVST, in case a new Vidyalaya has not started in newly bifurcated district

(b) Candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2015-16 in a Government /Government-Aided, other recognized schools or schools under Scheme of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan or ‘B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where he/she is seeking admission
A school will be deemed recognized if it is declared so by the Govt. or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government. The schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan are to be sponsored by Govt. of India or Govt. authorized agencies. Schools where students have obtained 'B' certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling should have accreditation of NIOS. A candidate must successful complete Class-V. Actual admission in Class-VI will be subject to these conations

(c) A candidates seeking admission must be within the age group of 9 to 13 years; this will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs)

(d) A Candidate claiming admission under rural quota must have studied and passed classes III, IV and V from a Govt. / Govt. aided / recognized school spending one full academic session each year in a school located in rural area

e) No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test second time, under any circumstances

Selection and Admission Procedure for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2016:

i. 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. Until admission, the selection is provisional

ii. Marks obtained by candidates (both selected and unselected) in the test are not communicated

iii. There is no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts; since the result is processed through computer and sufficient care is taken to ensure accuracy through various checks in processing the result, no request for re-totaling of marks will be entertained

Things you must know about JNVST 2016

Centre for Exam: Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the examination centre allotted to him/her as indicated on the Admit card. No candidate is permitted to appear from any other centre

Language of the Exam: The language/medium of the exam for the candidate will be the medium through which the candidate is studying in Class-V

Aavailable in the following languages: Assamese; Bengali; Bodo; English; Garo; Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi (Arabic), Sindhi (Devnagri), Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Nepali

Medium of Instruction: Medium of Language for Examination will be English and Hindi

Composition of Test: 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:

Mentally Ability Test (50 question/50 marks, duration 60 minutes); Arithmetic Test (25 question/25 marks duration 30 minutes); Language Test (25 question/25 marks duration 30 minutes); Total 100 questions and 100 marks or total duration 2 hours

How to Apply for JNV Selection Test 2016:

How to get an Application Form: Application forms for admission may be made on the prescribed Application Form (attached with the prospectus) available free of cost from:

(i) Block Education Officer (BEO)
(ii) District Education Officer (DEO)
(iii) Headmaster of any Govt. / Govt. aided / Recognized Accredited Institute / Centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan / NIOS where he/she is studying
(iv)Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

In case of non-availability of JNVST prescribed Application Form from the above, you may copy the format of Application Form on plain paper (preferably 21cm x 30cm) from our website at the address www.navodaya.nic.in or the newspaper advertisement and apply on it

How to submit an Application Form: Duly filled in application form must reach the Block Education Officer latest by 30th September 2015. It shall be signed by the Head of the recognized school/Special Education Scheme (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) where the child is studying in Class-V, on or before 30th September 2015 (Candidates are advised to get the acknowledgement from the BEO at the time of submission of Application Form

JNV Selection Test 2016 Schedule and important dates:

JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2016-17 will be held as per following schedule

The last date for submission of Application Form in BEO’s Office is 30th September 2015

a) On Saturday, the_9th January 2016 at 11.30 am in the 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 Pudducherry

b) On Saturday, the 09th April 2016 at 11.30 am in the States of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir (except Leh, Kargil & Doda) and in the Distt. of Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Sirmour, Kullu, Mandi of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling of West Bengal

c) On Saturday, the 11th June 2016 at 11.30 am in the Districts of 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 Samiti (NVS)

Ministry of Human Resource Development, Dept. of School Education & Literacy, Govt. of India, Navadaya Vidayala Samiti, B-15, Institutional Area, Sector-62, Noida-201307, Distt., Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Tel.: 0120-2405968, Website www.navodaya.nic.in