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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya announces Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 for Admission to Class VI

JNVST 2021 – Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas  Samiti has announced the JNV Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 for admission to Class-VI  for the academic session 2021-22  in all JNVs spread across 27 states and 08 union territories. The JNVST is scheduled to be held On Saturday, 10th April, 2021.

 

The last date to submit an online application is December 15, 2020. Interested candidates can checkout more details on Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Test (JNVST) 2021.

 

Also See : JNVST 2021 application process begins, here’s how to apply

 

About Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

  • In accordance with the National Policy of Education (1986), Govt. of India started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs).
  • Presently the JNVs are spread in 27 States and 08 Union Territories. These are co-educational residential schools fully financed and administered by Govt. of India through an autonomous organization, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Admissions in JNVs are made through the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST (JNVST) to Class VI.

State-wise Distribution of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

At present, 661 Vidyalayas are sanctioned in 27 States and 08 Union Territories. The State wise distribution of JNVs sanctioned is as under:

Andhra Pradesh

13+02

UT Ladakh

02

Punjab

22+01

Assam

27+01

UT Jammu & Kashmir

20+01

UT Puducherry

04

Arunachal Pradesh

18

Jharkhand

24+02

Rajasthan

33+02

UT Andaman & Nicobar Islands

03

Karnataka

30+01

Sikkim

04

Bihar

38+01

Kerala

14

Tripura

08

UT Chandigarh

01

UT Lakshadweep

01

Telangana

09

Chattisgarh

27+01

Madhya Pradesh

51+02+01

Uttar Pradesh

75+01

UT Delhi

09

Maharashtra

33+01

Uttarakhand

13

UT Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

03

Manipur

09+02

West Bengal

19+01

Goa

02

Meghalaya

11+01

Total 638+22+1= 661

Gujarat

33+01

Mizoram

08

Haryana

21

Nagaland

11

Himachal Pradesh

12

Orissa

30+01

JNVST 2021 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Application Process Start Date

22nd October 2020

The Last Date to Submit Online Application is

15th December 2020

Date of Issue of Admit Card for First Phase Exam

Will be announced

Date of First Stage Exam

10th April 2021

Date of Issue of Admit Card for Second Phase Exam

Will be announced

Second Stage Exam Date

Will be announced

Date of Result  

expected to be announced by June 2021

Eligibility Criteria for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2021

For All Candidates

  • 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 SC/ ST & OBC
  • The decision of the medical board will be treated as final.
  • A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2020-21 in a Govt./Govt. 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 candidate must successfully complete Class-V in the session 2020-21
  • Candidates who have not been promoted and admitted to Class-V before 15th September, 2020 are not eligible to apply.
  • 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 of the district 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 Govt. / Govt. Aided/Govt. recognized schools located in rural areas
  • Candidates studying under the schemes of National Institute of Open Schooling should produce their rural status certificate issued by District Magistrate/Tehsildar/Block Development Officer

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 2011 census or through a subsequent Govt. notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.

JNVST 2021 Application Form

Procedure to register online for JNV Selection Test 2021

i.

The process for submission of applications for the 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.

ii.

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.

iii.

In case of candidates from NIOS, candidates should obtain a `B‟ certificate and residence should be in the same district where he / she is seeking admission.

iv.

Online platform is open source and free of cost. Applications may be submitted from any source like desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet etc.

v.

In all JNVs a help desk will be available to assist the candidates/parents to upload applications free of cost. Parents may also approach the help desk in JNV along with candidate and required documents such as certificate signed by the HeadMaster, photograph and a mobile phone with valid mobile number for receiving the registration number and password through SMS for registration process

Reservation of Seats

a)

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

b)

National Average (15% for SC and 7.5% for ST) but subject to maximum of 50% for both the categories (SC & ST) taken together

c)

27% reservation shall be provided to the OBC students over and above reservation of SCs and STs

d)

Minimum One third of the total seats are filled by girls

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2021 Selection Procedure

  • Selection in the test will not vest any right on the candidate 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 NVS. Until admission, the selection is provisional only. Candidates are advised to apply for TC from parent school only after the verification of documents and confirmation of admission by the respective JNV.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall be final and binding on the candidates.
  • Marks obtained by candidates (both selected and not selected) in the test are not communicated.
  • There is no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts or retotalling of marks, since the result is processed through computer and sufficient care is taken to ensure accuracy through various checks while processing the result.
  • Candidates applying for admission under Rural Category will have to produce a certificate to the effect that the school(s) where candidates studied classes III, IV and V is located in Rural Area

JNVST 2021 Exam Pattern

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.

Type of Test

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

Mental ability Test

40

50

60 Minutes

Arithmetic Test

20

25

30 Minutes

Language Test

20

25

30 Minutes

Total

80

100

2 Hours

Test Centers

Jharkhand

Kerala

Karnataka

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Manipur

Orissa

Punjab

Rajasthan

Tripura

Telangana

Uttar Pradesh

West Bengal

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Daman & Diu

Chandigarh

Dadar & Nagar Haveli

Puducherry

Delhi

Lakshadweep

 

Issue of Admit Cards

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

Result of the Selection Test

The result of JNV Selection Test 2021 is expected to be announced by June 2021. Candidates can get the result from the admission portal

The result will also be displayed in the offices of the concerned:

i.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

ii.

District Education Officer

iii.

District Magistrate

iv.

Deputy Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti of the Region.

v.

The website of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti www.navodaya.gov.in.

 

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

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