JNV Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024

JNV Navodaya Notification 2024 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024. Government 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 Government 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.

The last date to submit online application form for class VI Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2024 is extended up to 17.08.2023

JNV Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 Notification Schedule released for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024. The Complete details of the Jawahar Navodaya Entrance Test 2024, Eligibility for JNV 2024, Exam Pattern for Navodaya Entrance 2024, How to APPLY for Navodaya Entrance 2024, Notification PDF for Navodaya Entrance 2024 are given below. PROSPECTUS FOR ADMISSION TO CLASS VI IN JNVs THROUGH SELECTION TEST FOR THE SESSION 2024-25

JNV Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024

JNV Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 Notification Schedule released for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024. Overview of the Navodaya Entrance Exam for Class VI is as follows:

JNV Navodaya Notification 2024 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024
Name of the Institutions /Society Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Samithi JNV
Name of the Exam JNV Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024
Admission Class

Class VI

Academic Year 2024-25
Admission Procedure Admission through Entrance Exam
Application Mode Online APPLICATION
Online APPLY Last Dates 17th August 2023
Entrance Date On Saturday, 20th January, 2024 at 11.30 A.M
Official Website Navodaya Official Website

JNV Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Institutions Overview

State/UT-wise Distribution of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas According to the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be set up in each District in a phased manner. At present, 649 Vidyalayas are functional in 27 States and 08 Union Territories. The State/UT- wise distribution of functional JNVs is as under
State No. of JNVs
Andhra Pradesh 13+02**
Arunachal Pradesh 17
Assam 26+01**
Bihar 38+01**
Chandigarh (UT) 1
Chhattisgarh 27+01**
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (UT) 3
Delhi (UT) 2
Goa 2
Gujarat 33+01**
Haryana 21
Himachal Pradesh 12
Jammu & Kashmir (UT) 19+01**
Jharkhand 24+02**
Karnataka 30+01**
Kerala 14
Ladakh (UT) 2
Lakshadweep (UT) 1
State No. of JNVs
Madhya Pradesh 51+02**+01*
Maharashtra 33+01**
Manipur 09+02*
Meghalaya 11+01**
Mizoram 8
Nagaland 11
Odisha 30+01**
Puducherry (UT) 4
Punjab 22+01**
Rajasthan 33+02**
Sikkim 4
Telangana 9
Tripura 8
UT Andaman &           Nicobar Islands 3
Uttar Pradesh 75+01**
Uttarakhand 13
West Bengal 17+01**
Total 626+20**+3*= 649
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Date for JNV Class VI Entrance Exam 2024

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test - 2024: On Saturday, 20th January, 2024 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, Jammu & Kashmir (only for Jammu-I, Jammu-II, Samba & Udhampur) Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand & West Bengal (except Darjeeling), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Puducherry

The last date to submit online application is 17th August, 2023 (Extended)

Eligibility for JNV Navodaya Entrance 2024 Who can appear for Navodaya Selection Test 2024

WHO IS ELIGIBLE - AGE Limit, Residence Details:

(a) Admission of candidate to class VI in a JNV is district specific. A candidate who is studying class V in a district is allowed to apply for admission to JNV in the same district only. 

Only the bonafide resident candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been located and studying class V in the same district are eligible to apply for admission. The valid residential proof as notified by Govt. of India of the parent of the same district where the candidate has studied class V and appeared for the JNVST is to be submitted by the provisionally selected candidate at the time of 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 opened in the newly bifurcated district yet.

(b) Candidate has to reside in the district where he/she is seeking admission in the JNV located in the same District. Bonafide residence certificate of the parent is to be submitted at the time of verification of documents after the provisional selection.

(c) Candidate has to study class V in any of the Govt. or Govt. recognized schools located in the same District during 2023-24.


(d)A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2012 and after 31-07-2014 (Both dates are inclusive). 

The provisionally selected candidate has to produce a copy of the birth certificate issued by Government authority concerned at the time of admission.

This will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (OBC). In case of doubtful cases of overage in comparison to the age recorded in the certificate, they may be referred to the Medical Board for confirmation of the age. 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 2023-24 in a Government/Government 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 seeking admission to class VI must have studied and passed classes III, IV and V from a Govt. /Govt. aided/ recognized school spending one full academic session in each class.

A) At least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates provisionally selected from rural areas of the district. The remaining seats are open which will be filled on merit from both Urban and Rural Area candidates of the district as per criteria.

B) A candidate seeking admission under the rural quota must have studied in Classes-III, IV and V completing full academic session from the Government/ Government Aided/Government recognized schools located in rural areas. However, the candidate should study full academic session under rural area in Class-V from the same district where admission is sought.

C) 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 indicating that the child has been residing & studied in rural areas for the last three years.

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 by any Government notifications on the last date of submission of application for JNVST registration. All other areas will be considered as rural.

Exam Pattern of JNV Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024

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
The Entrance Exam Pattern for Navodaya Entrance Exam 2024 is as follows:
  • Navodaya Entrance Exam will be for 100 Marks
  • Total Questions 80
  • Marks 100
  • Duration: 2 Hours

Navodaya Entrance Exam Structure
Type of Test 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

Syllabus for Navodaya Entrance Exam 2024

Syllabus for Section 1: 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 parts having 4 questions each.

  • PART - VI [Geometrical Figure Completion (Triangle, Square, Circle)]
  • PART - VIII (PUNCHED HOLD PATTERN - Folding/Unfolding)

Syllabus for Section 2:  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 12 topics
  • 1. Number and numeric system
  • 2. Four fundamental operations on whole number
  • 3. Factors and multiples including their properties
  • 4. Decimals and fundamental operations on them
  • 5. Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice-versa
  • 6. Measurement of length, mass, capacity, time, money etc
  • 7. Simplification of Numerical Expressions
  • 8. Fractional numbers - addition and subtraction of like fraction and multiplication (unlike fraction and division of fractional numbers not included)
  • 9. Profit and loss without calculation of percentage (calculation of percentage of profit and loss is exempted from the topic)
  • 10. Perimeter and area – perimeter of polygon, area of square rectangle and triangle (as a part of rectangle)
  • 11. Types of angle and its simple applications
  • 12. Data analysis using bar diagram, graph and line chart.
Syllabus for  Section 3: Language Test.

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

How to APPLY for Navodaya Entrance Exam 2024

The last date to submit online application is 10th August, 2023.

Procedure to register online for JNV Selection Test 2024

The process for submission of application for JNV Selection Test has been simplified through online process. Registration can be done free of cost through the admission portal of NVS linked through https://navodaya.gov.in

Candidates & parents have to go through the notification cum prospectus and ensure the fulfilment of eligibility criteria.

The following documents in soft form (JPG format of size between 10 to 100 kb) may be kept ready for registration:

Certificate verified by the Head Master mentioning the details of candidate in the prescribed format
  • Photograph
  • Signature of parent
  • Signature of candidate
  • Aadhaar details/ Residence certificate issued by competent Government authority.
Basic details of candidate like State, District, Block, Aadhaar number, etc. are to be filled in the application portal.

Issue of Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 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 Navodaya Entrance Notification 2024 Selection Test
The result of JNV Selection Test 2024 is expected to be announced by March/April, 2024. Candidates can get the result from the application portal

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