Application Process for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 begins for class IX Admission

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) has begun the online application process for admission to class 9. Admission to class 9  at JNV is done on the basis of an All India level Admission Test. Candidates seeking admission to class 9 can apply online for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 till December 15, 2020 through the official website at

Selection Test for class 9 admission is scheduled to be held on February 13, 2021 as an offline test at the designated exam centres allotted for the purpose for the vacant JNV Class 9 seats for the academic session 2021-22. 

Candidates studying in Class-VIII during the academic session 2020-21 in one of the government or Government recognized schools of the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning and where admission is sought, are eligible to apply.  Candidates must be born between May 1, 2005 and April 30, 2009 (both days inclusive) to be eligible for appearing for JNVST 2021 for Class 9 admission


 At present, there are 646 Vidyalayas sanctioned in 27 States and 08 Union Territories.

The JNV selection test for Class 9 will be of two hours and 30 minutes duration and will have 4 sections with 100 objective type questions. The four sections are English, Hindi, Mathematics and Science. The selection test will be conducted in English and Hindi