JNVST 2020 Test – Selection Procedure and Admission Process

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST 2020) Selection Procedure and Admission Process

Centre for Exam

  1. 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
  2. No candidate can appear in the selection test without proper Admit Card. Admit card may be downloaded from the website of NVS, HQ www.navodaya.gov.in


Also See : Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission, Form, JNVST Entrance Exam 2020


Language of the Exam

  1. 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
  2.  Composition of the Test
  3. 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. Hence, the candidates have to report latest by 11:00 AM on 11th January 2020
  4. 1. Mental Ability Test – 40 No. of Questions; 50 Marks (Duration: 60 minutes)
  5. 2. Arithmetic Test – 20 No. of Questions; 25 Marks (Duration: 30 minutes)
  6. 3. Language Test – 20 No. of Questions; 25 Marks (Duration: 30 minutes)
  7. Total – 80 No. of Questions; 100 Marks (Duration: 2 Hours)
  8. A single test booklet comprising of all the three sections will be given to each candidate. Additional time of 30 minutes will be allowed for “Divyang students” (differently-abled students)


Issue of Admit Card

  1. The admit card will be made available with effect from 1st December 2019 and 1st March 2020 in respect of phase 1 and phase 2 class VI JNVST -2020 respectively on application portal which shall be downloaded free of cost by the candidates/parents before the conduct of JNVST


Result of the Selection Test

  1. The result of JNV Selection Test 2020 is expected to be announced by March 2020 and May 2020 for Phase 1 and phase 2 class VI JNVST-2020 respectively. Candidates can get the result from the admission portal. The result will also be displayed in the offices of the concerned
  2. i. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
  3. ii. District Education Officer
  4. iii. District Magistrate
  5. iv. Deputy Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti of the Region.
  6. v. The website of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti www.navodaya.gov.in.


Test Centres

  1. JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2020-21 will be held in two phases as given below:
  2. On Saturday, the_11th January, 2020 at 11.30 A.M. in the State of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh (except Dibang Valley & Tawang Districts), Bihar, 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, & West Bengal (except Darjeeling), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Pudducherry
  3. On Saturday, the 11th April 2020 at 11.30 A.M. in the States of Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttrakhand and in the Districts of Dibang Valley and Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling of West Bengal.

Also See :

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2020 for Class 9th, Application, Dates

JNVST 2019 Results

JNV Selection Test 2020 Eligibility Criteria

JNVST 2020 Entrance Test Class VI Admission – Exam Dates, Application