Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admit Card 2018
(An Autonomous Organization Under Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of School Education & Literacy, Govt. of India)
PROSPECTUS CUM APPLICATION FORM FOR ADMISSION TEST IN
JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYAS FOR ADMISSION IN
CLASS IX DURING 2018-19 AGAINST VACANT SEATS
In accordance with the National Policy of Education (1986), Government
of India started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) all over the country
except the state of Tamil Nadu. These are co-educational, residential schools,
fully financed by Government of India and run by an autonomous organization,
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, under the Ministry of Human Resource
Development. Though admission to Navodaya Vidyalayas is at Class VI level, in
order to optimally utilize infrastructure facilities available, vacant seats at Class IX
level are filled through an All India level Admission Test. While education in the
schools is free including board & lodging, uniforms and textbooks, a nominal
fee of Rs. 600/- per month is collected from the students of Classes IX to
XII only. In respect of ward of Govt. employees, fee @ Rs.1500/- per
month has to be paid. However, students belonging to SC/ST categories,
Girls & Boys from families whose income is below poverty line (BPL) are
exempted from payment of fee. The last date to apply for the admission test is
5th April 2018.
2.0 OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHEME
2.1 To provide good quality modern education including a strong
component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the
environment, adventure activities and physical education to the
talented children from rural areas without regard to their family’s
2.2 To ensure that students attain a reasonable level of competency in
three languages as envisaged in Three Language Formula.
2.3 To serve in each district as focal point for improvement of quality of
school education in general through sharing of experiences and
2.4 To promote national integration through migration of students from
Hindi to non-Hindi speaking State and vice-versa.
3.0 DISTRIBUTION OF JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYAS
At present, there are 626 functional Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
spread over 28 States and 07 UTs.
4.0 ADMISSION TO CLASS IX AGAINST VACANT SEATS
In order to optimally utilize the infrastructure and facilities available in
these Vidyalayas, it has been decided by the Samiti to fill the vacant seats
in Class IX through an All India level Admission Test.
5.0 HOW TO APPLY FOR JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST
6.0 VENUE & DATE OF THE SELECTION TEST
Selection Test for admission to Class IX will be conducted on Saturday,
the 19th May 2018 in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of concerned
district/ any other center allotted by NVS.
7.0 RESULT OF SELECTION TEST
Result of the Selection Test will be notified in the Vidyalaya Notice Board
as well as published in the website of JNVs concerned. Selected
candidates will also be intimated by post.
8.1 Only those candidates who are studying/have studied Class VIII
during the Academic Session 2017-18 in one of the Govt./Govt.
recognized schools of the district where the Jawahar Navodaya
Vidyalaya is functioning and where admission is sought, are eligible.
8.2 Candidate appearing for the admission test must qualify/ pass
Class VIII in the academic session 2017-18 from a Govt./Govt.
recognized school in the district where he/she is seeking admission.
8.3 A candidate seeking admission must be born between 01.05.2002
and 30.04.2006 (both days inclusive). This is applicable to all
categories of candidates including those who belong to the
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe
8.4 Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti reserves the right to refer any
candidate to a MEDICAL BOARD for confirmation of the age of the
FOR ADMISSION IN CLASS IX
Online applications may be submitted from 1st March, 2018 (00:00 Hrs.). The
candidate may refer to NVS Hqrs. Website www.nvshq.org or website of JNVs.
Last date to apply for Class-IX Lateral Entry test is 5th April 2018 (up to 24:00 Hrs.)
candidate, in case any doubt arises about the age on the basis of
certificate produced by the candidate before the admission is
The existing vacant seats in the SC/ST category as notified are reserved for
the SC/ST students. For vacancy position, website of NVS(HQ) may be
10.0 SELECTION AND ADMISSION
10.1 Selection in the selection test will not vest any right upon candidate
to secure admission into JNV till the candidate produces all the
relevant certificates such as birth certificate, pass certificate of VIII
class with mark sheets, SC/ST certificate, if any, as prescribed by
NVS for the admission.
10.2 Details of the marks obtained in the test will not be communicated
and there is no provision for re-checking/re-totaling.
10.3 Candidates will be considered for the admission only into that
Vidyalaya for which he/she has appeared for Selection Test.
10.4 At the time of admission, candidates belonging to Scheduled
Castes (SCs) Scheduled Tribes (STs) & Other Backward Classes
(OBCs) categories will have to produce the required Scheduled
Caste/Tribe or OBC Certificate issued by the competent authority.
10.5 In case of any dispute, the decision of NVS will be final and binding
on the candidates.
11.1 Date of Examination – Saturday 19th May, 2018
11.2 Duration – 2 ½ hours (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM). However, in respect
of candidates with special needs (Divyang), additional time of 30
minutes will be provided, subject to the production of certificates
from the competent authority.
11.3 Centre for examination shall be the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA
VIDYALAYA of the district concerned/ any other center allotted by
NVS. If there is any change, the same will be indicated in the admit
11.4 Medium of Language for Examination will be English/Hindi.
11.5 Students have to answer in OMR sheet
12.0 COMPOSITION OF THE TEST
Selection Test will consist of subjects of Mathematics, General Science,
English and Hindi. Difficulty level of the test paper shall be of Class VIII.
Nature of the Selection Test
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