JNVST 2021 – Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) is a national level exam conducted for admission in class 6 and class 9 lateral entry. The online application form for JNVST admission 2021 has been released online at cbseitms.in. The selection test for class 6 is going to be held on April 10, 2021, whereas, for class 9 lateral entry, the selection test is scheduled to be held on February 13, 2021. Students who qualify Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection test will be considered for admission in 646 Vidyalayas spread across 27 Stvates and 08 UTs. Check more details on JNVST 2021 from this page.
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A maximum of eighty students is submitted in each of these schools based on candidates performance in the selection test. Navodya Vidyalaya schools offer free education, board and lodging facilities for the students, and ensure holistic development of the students through wide cultural exchange programme through migration scheme. Students can check the complete schedule for JNVST 2021 from the table below.
|JNVST 2021||Important dates for Class 6||Important dates for Class 9|
|Availability of Form||23 Oct 2020||04 Nov 2020|
|Last date to submit the form|
|Release of Admit Card||To be notified||To be notified|
|Selection Test||10 Apr 2021||13 Feb 2021|
|Result||June 2021||To be notified|
JNVST 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Students applying for JNVST entrance exam needs to clear eligibility criteria as provided by the conducting body. You can check the complete eligibility criteria from below:
JNVST Eligibility Criteria for class 6
Age LImit: To be eligible for the test students need to be born between May 01, 2008, to April 30, 2012.
Registered School On District: Candidates who are from the district where Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened can apply for the test.
School Criteria: Candidates need to be studying in class 5 in the session of 2020 – 21 from a Govt. aided school. Other than this if the student has done a B-certificate course from National Institue of Open Learning (NIOS) from the same district they are applying. Candidate passing from a B certificate course on or before 30 September 2020 are also eligible to apply.
Rural Eligibility: Students applying from a rural category must have been studied and passed from a Govt. aided rural area in classes 3, 4 and 5 by spending one full academic year.
JNVST Eligibility Criteria for class 9
Students who fulfill the following eligibility requirements can apply for admission in class 9 lateral entry.
- Students who are studying / have qualified in class 8 during the academic session 2020-2021 in one of the Govt or Govt recognized schools.
- They must be born between May 01, 2005 and April 30, 2009.
JNVST Application Form 2021
To apply for JNVST exam, students will have to register online by provided their basic details. While registering for the exam, students must ensure that the details provided are correct as they shall not be allowed to edit details once the registration part is done. After this, candidates will need to fill in necessary details in JNVST application form and uploading the necessary documents, if required. The application process is to be completed before the deadline and only those who successfully apply for the exam can appear for it.
Application fee – There is no application fee to be paid by the students for JNVST 2021.
JNVST 2021 Exam Pattern
Students appearing for the exam must go through the exam pattern once. This will consist of details like topics to prepare for the exam, number of questions asked, duration of the exam, etc. You can check the complete exam pattern for JNVST class 6 exam below:
Mode of Exam: The exam is held in offline mode, which means it is a pen-paper based test.
Duration of the exam: Students have to complete the test in a duration of 2 hours for class 6 and 2 1/2 hours for class 9.
Type of questions: In the test, students will get multiple-choice type questions (MCQs).
Number of questions: The test consist of 80 number of questions of total 100 marks.
Marking Scheme for class 6: For every correct answer, 1.25 marks are given. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
Students can check the distribution of question in each section from the table below.
For class 6
|Name of the section||No. of questions||Marks||Duration|
|Mental Ability Test||40||50||60 minutes|
|Arithmetic Test||20||25||30 minutes|
|Language Test||20||25||30 minutes|
For class 9
|Name of the section||Marks|
JNVST Syllabus 2021
it is important that the students should prepare for JNVS exam as per the syllabus prescribed by Navodya Vidyalaya. You can start preparing for the exam by checking the exam syllabus provided below –
JNVST syllabus for class 6
Mental Ability Test
The questions in this section are based on figures and diagrams only. The section is divided into ten parts having 4 questions each and assesses general mental functioning of the candidates.
The topics included in this section are as follows:
- Number and numeric system.
- Four fundamental operations on whole number.
- Fractional number and four fundamental operations on them.
- Factors and multiples including their properties.
- LCM and HCF of numbers.
- Decimals and fundamental operations on them.
- Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice-versa.
- Measurement of length, mass, capacity, time, money etc.
- Distance, time and speed.
- Approximation of expression
- Simplification of Numerical Expressions,
- Percentage and its applications.
- Profit and loss.
- Simple interest.
- Perimeter, area and volume.
In this section, students will have to solve passage type questions. It is to test the reading comprehension of the candidates.
JNVST syllabus for class 9
For JNVST class 9 selection test, the difficulty level of the exam will be that of class 8th. Hence, it is advised to the students to prepare for the test paper as per the syllabus based on class 8th. Check the complete syllabus below.
|Comprehension (Unseen Passage)||Rational Numbers||Food – Crop Production and Management; Micro-organism; Food|
|Word and Sentence||Squares and Square Roots||Materials I – Synthetic fibres; Plastics; Metals and Non – metals|
|Structure Spelling||Cubes and Cube Roots||Material II – Coal and Petroleum; Refining of Petroleum; Fossil Fuels;|
Combustion and Flame
|Rearranging jumbled words||Exponents and Powers||Living / Non living; Cell structure and Function; Conservation of Plants|
and Animals – Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks
|Passivation||Direct and Inverse Proportions||Reproduction – Asexual and Sexual Reproduction, Reaching the age of|
|Use of degrees of comparison||Comparing Quantities (Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount,|
Simple and Compound Interest)
|Force – Frictional Force; Gravitational Force; Thrust and Pressure|
|Modal auxiliaries||Algebraic Expressions and Identities|
|Light – Reflection of Light; Multiple Reflection|
|Use of prepositions||Linear Equations in One Variable||Human eye; Care of the Eyes|
|Tense forms||Understanding Quadrilaterals|
(Parallelogram, rhombus, rectangle,
|Reported speech||Mensuration: |
Area of plane figures
Surface area and volume of cube, cuboids and cylinder
|—||Data Handling (Bar graph, pie chart, organizing data, probability)||Loudness and Pitch, Audible and inaudible|
|—||—||Chemical Effects of Electric Current|
|—||—||Natural Phenomena – Lightning; Earthquakes, Pollution of Air and Water|
|—||—||Solar system; Stars and Constellations|
JNVST Sample Paper 2021
To get a better idea of the type of questions asked in the exam, it is advised to the students to solve the sample paper. It consists of the sample type questions to give you a better understanding of the exam and how to start preparing for the test. You can check JNVST sample paper from the image below –
JNVST 2021 Test Centers
Navodya Vidyalaya is going to conduct JNVST exam in various languages at the following test cities. Students will need to select the test centre during the application form. The test centre as selected by the candidates is printed on JNVST admit card.
|Name of the State / UT||Language of the test|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||Hindi, English, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali|
|Andhra Pradesh||Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Oriya, Kannada|
|Assam||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bodo, Garo, Bengali, Manipuri|
(Bangla Script),Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)
|Arunachal Pradesh||English, Hindi|
|Bihar||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|Chandigarh||English, Hindi, Punjabi|
|Goa||English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada|
|Gujarat||English, Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi|
|Himachal Pradesh||English, Hindi|
|Jammu & Kashmir||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|Jharkhand||English, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya|
|Kerala||Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada|
|Karnataka||Hindi, English, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu,|
|Lakshadweep||Hindi, English, Malayalam|
|Madhya Pradesh||English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Gujarati|
|Maharashtra||English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, Gujrati|
|Manipur||English, Hindi, Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)|
|Meghalaya||English, Hindi, Khasi, Garo, Bengali, Assamese|
|Mizoram||English, Hindi, Mizo|
|Odisha||English,Hindi, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu|
|Puducherry||English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi|
|Punjab||English, Hindi, Punjabi|
|Sikkim||English, Hindi, Nepali|
|Telangana||Hindi, English, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu|
|Tripura||English, Hindi, Bengali|
|UT Ladakh||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli||English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi|
|Uttar Pradesh||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|Uttarakhand||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|West Bengal||English, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Urdu|
JNVST 2021 Admit Card
The admit card for JNVST 2021 is released by online mode under student’s login. It is issued and can be downloaded by only those students who submitted their form. To download JNVST admit card, students will need to log in by entering their application number and password. It consists of personal details of the candidate as well as exam details like exam date, address of the exam centre, etc. On the day of the exam, students have to carry the hard copy of the admit card and valid id proof.
JNVST Answer Key 2021
The answer key for JNVST 2021 is released by various coaching institutes an hour or two after the exam is over. It consists of correct answers to the questions as asked in the exam. Students can use the answer key to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score. You will need to add marks for every correct answer and since there is no negative marking, you do not need to deduct marks for any incorrect answer.
JNVST Result 2021
The result for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 is released online in the form of merit list. It can also be obtained from the District Education Officer, District Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti of the Region. The merit list for JNVST admission 2021 is prepared based on the marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance test and consist of roll number of the qualified candidates.
JNVST Reservation Policy 2021
For admission in the JNV schools, there is some reservation for categories. You can check them in the given section below:
- 75% of seats in a district are going to fill by the students from the rural area and what left is going to be filled by the urban area
- Reservation for SC/ST students is going to be dependent on their population in the district.
- Minimum one-third of the total seats are filled by the girl’s students.
- There is a reservation for Divyang category students. In which students who are suffering from a physical disability is going to get an admission.
About Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)
According to the national policy on education, 1986 decided to set up a residential school called Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. To bring out the best of rural talent. The focus of it was to provide quality education for students who could not pay for it. Education gives them the confidence and knowledge to compete with their urban counterparts. It began as a unique experience. but now it stands in one of the best school education in India. Its significance lies in the selection of talented and brilliant students of the rural systems and providing them with the best education.
For more details of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2020, Download following notifications.
|Tamil||Mizo||Manipuri Meitei Mayek|
Official Website: navodaya.gov.in
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