Syllabus for JNVs Class 6 Entrance Exam

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam Syllabus for Class 6 – Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti every year conducts the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) to take admission in Class VI in 661 Jawahar Navodaya Schools across India.

The JNVs selection test is for two-hour duration and will questions. There are 80 questions in all for 100 marks have 3 sections with only objective type.


Type Of Test
No. Of Question
Mental ability Test
60 Minutes
Arithmetic Test
30 Minutes
Language Test
30 Minutes
2 Hrs


Every year, more than lacs of students give JNVST to get qualified for admissions into class 6 of JNV Schools of India.


See: JNVST 2019 Entrance Test Class VI Admission


Here we have provided you with the syllabus of JNV Entrance Exam for Class 6th, to help you get prepare for Entrance test in time.


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Class 6 Entrance Exam Syllabus

Mental ability Test:

This is a non – verbal test. Questions are based on figures and diagrams only. Questions are meant to assess general mental functioning of the candidates. The section is divided into ten paras having 4 questions each.

  • PART – I (Odd – Man Out)
  • PART – II (Figure Matching)
  • PART – III (Pattern Completion)
  • PART – IV (Figure Series Completion)
  • PART-V (Analogy)
  • PART – VI { Geometrical Figure Completion (Triangle, Square, Circle) }
  • PART – VII (Mirror Imaging)
  • PART – VIII (Punched Hole Pattern – Folding/Unfolding)
  • PART – IX (Space Visualization)
  • PART – X (Embedded Figure)


See: JNV Selection Test 2019 Eligibility Criteria


Arithmetic Test

The main purpose of this test is to measure candidate’s basic competencies in Arithmetic. All the Twenty questions of this test will be based on the following 15 topics:-

  • Number and numeric system.
  • Four fundamental operations on whole number.
  • Fractional number and four fundamental operations on them.
  • Factors and multiple including their properties.
  • LCM and HCF of numbers.
  • Decimals and fundamental operations on them.
  • Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice – versa.
  • Applications of number in measure length, mass, capacity, time, money etc
  • Distance, time and speed.
  • Approximation of expressions.
  • Simplification of Numerical Expressions,
  • Percentage and its applications.
  • Profit and loss.
  • Simple interest.
  • Perimeter, area and volume


See: JNVST 2019 Test – Selection Procedure and Admission Process


Language Test:

The main purpose of this test is to assess reading comprehension of the candidates. The test consists of three passages. Each passage is followed by 5 questions. Candidates shall read each passage carefully and answer the questions that follow.

In addition, there will be 10 questions to test grammar and writing skills of candidates.