Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2023 for Class 6 Admission, Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2022 for Class 6 Admission


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas announces Selection Test (JNVST) 2023 for Admission to Class 6 for academic session 2023-24, Apply now


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2023 for Class 6 Admission – 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 2023-2024.


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2023 for Class 6 Admission


Important Dates

  • JNVST Class 6 Form Starting: Ongoing
  • JNVST Application Last: 31st January 2023
  • JNVST Class 6 Exam Date: 29th April 2023 (Saturday)

State-wise Distribution

  • According to the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, one Jawahar Navodaya
  • Vidyalaya is to be set up in each District in a phased manner.
  • At present, 649 Vidyalayas are functional in 27 States and 08 Union Territories


Eligibility Criteria for JNV Selection Test 2023 for Class 6 Admission

  • Date of birth of students should be between 01.05.2011 and 30.04.2013.
  • Students studying class V during 2022-23 in their own District are only eligible for admission into JNVs.
  • Students studying class Ill, IV and V from a Govt./Govt. Aided/Govt. Recognised / B Certificate competency course of NIOS provided the residence from Warangal District are only eligible

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

Age Limit

  • A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2011 and after 30-04-2013 (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).


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
  • One third of the total seats are filled up by girls


Application Process

  • 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 www.navodaya.gov.in
  • Verification of proofs for residence, age, eligibility etc will be done for selected candidates through the laid down procedure after the declaration of results
  • 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


Exam Pattern

  • 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)
  • Total: 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)

Language of the Exam

  • 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


Issue of Admit Cards

  • Admit cards will be made available as per date decided by NVS in due course which will be displayed on application portal
  • Admit cards shall be downloaded free of cost by the candidates/parents before the conduct of JNVS


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