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JNVST 2021 Entrance Test Class VI Admission, Exam Dates, Application

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas announces Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 for Admission to Class 6 for academic session 2021-22

JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2021 - Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to Class VI of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas situated in different states of all over India for the academic year 2021-2022.

Read on for more details on JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2021


Also see : JNVST 2021 for class 6 postponed, check detail


JNVST 2021-22

  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Hyderabad Region invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to Class VI of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the District, against the vacant seats, which are likely to be available during the academic year 2021-22
  • Admissions in JNVs are made through the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) to Class VI
  • Please check out below all important dates associated with JNVST 2021-22 including its application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

State wise Distribution of JNV

  • According to the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be set up in each District in a phased manner. At present, 661 Vidyalayas are sanctioned in 28 States and 07 Union Territories, out of which 636 are functioning. The State wise distribution of JNVs sanctioned is as under:


JNV In States

Andhra Pradesh




Arunachal Pradesh


UT Andaman & Nicobar Islands




UT Chandigarh




UT Delhi


UT Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu








Himachal Pradesh


UT Ladakh


UT Jammu & Kashmir








UT Lakshadweep


Madhya Pradesh
















UT Pudducherry










Uttar Pradesh




West Bengal




JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2021 Important Dates



JNVST Class 6 Form Starting

21st October 2020

JNVST Application Last – 30th November 2020

Extended 29th December 2020

Correction window will remain open on

30 & 31 December 2020

JNVST Class 6 Exam Date

10th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2021

Also see : JNVST 2021 Admit card for Class 6 released


  • Only the candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission. However, if the district where JNV is opened 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 is not started in the newly bifurcated district as yet
  • A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2008 and after 30-04-2012 (Both dates are inclusive). This will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (OBC). In case of doubtful cases of overage in comparison to the age recorded in the certificate, they may be referred to the Medical Board for confirmation of the age.
  • A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2020-21 in a Government/Government aided or other recognized schools 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 Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government
  • No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test for the second time, under any circumstances

For Rural Candidates

  • At least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates selected from rural areas and remaining seats will be filled from the urban areas of the district.
  • A candidate seeking admission under the rural quota must have studied in Classes-III, IV and V completing full academic session from the Government/ Govt. Aided/Govt. recognized school(s) located in rural areas

For Urban Candidates

  • A candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even for a single day of session in Class-III, IV and V will be considered as an urban candidate. Urban areas are those which are so defined in the 2012 census or through a subsequent Govt. notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.

Reservation of Seats

  • 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
  • Reservation of seats in favour of children belonging to SC/ST is provided in proportion to their population in the district concerned provided that in no district, such reservation will be less than the national average (15% for SC & 7.5% for ST) but subject to 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
  • One third of the total seats are filled up by girls

JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2021 Application Process

  • The Process for Submission of Application for JNV Selection Test has been simplified through an online process. Registration can be done free of cost through the admission portal of NVS linked through
  • Verification of proofs for residence, age, eligibility etc will be done for selected candidates through the laid down procedure after the declaration of results
  • The eligible candidates have to fill up the online form and upload the certificate issued by the Headmaster/Principal where the candidate is studying in class V with the photograph along with signatures of both candidate and his /her parent/guardian. The attachments should be uploaded in jpg format of the size between 10-100 kb only.
  • In case of candidates from NIOS, candidates should obtain `B‟ certificate and residence should be in the same district where he / she is seeking admission
  • Online platform is open source and free of cost. Applications may be submitted from any source like desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet etc.

Selection Test

Centre for Exam

  • Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the exam center allotted to him/her as indicated on the Admit Card. No candidate is permitted to appear from any other center. No request for change of center will be entertained
  • No candidate can appear in the selection test without a proper Admit Card. Admit card may be downloaded from the website of NVS, HQ

Language of the Exam

  • The exam will be conducted in 21 languages including Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, English, Garo, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi (Arabic), Sindhi (Devnagri), Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Nepali

 Composition of the Test

  • The selection test will be of two-hour duration from 11:30 am to 01:30 pm and will have 3 sections with only objective type questions. There are 80 questions in all for 100 marks. 15 Minutes additional time is allowed for reading the instructions

Mental Ability Test

40 No. of Questions

50 Marks (Duration: 60 minutes)

Arithmetic Test

20 No. of Questions

25 Marks (Duration: 30 minutes)

Language Test

20 No. of Questions

25 Marks (Duration: 30 minutes)


80 No. of Questions

100 Marks (Duration: 2 Hours)

A single test booklet comprising all the three sections will be given to each candidate. Additional time of 30 minutes will be allowed for “Divyang students” (differently abled students)


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