Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Eligibility & Required Documents 2016 – 2017
Admission in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is made on the basis of a Selection Test designed and conducted by the CBSE. The test is called the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST). It is of non-verbal nature, class-neutral and designed so as to ensure that talented children from rural areas arc able to compete without facing any disadvantage. Special care is taken to ensure that children from far flung areas get admission forms free of cost without any difficulty. Sufficient publicity is done through Doordarshan, All India Radio, local newspapers, pamphlets, visits of Principals and teachers of Navodaya Vidyalayas to the local schools of the district. 18,80,225 Students applied for admission in Class-Vl in various JNVs for 2014-15 Selection Test.
Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission eligibility conditions : For All Candidates
(a) Only candidates from the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened arc eligible to apply for admission. However, in the district where the JNV is opened and is bifurcated at a later date, the old boundaries of the district are considered for the purpose of eligibility for admission in the JNVs. This applies to cases where new Vidyalaya has not yet been started in the newly bifurcated district.
(b) Candidates appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the entire academic session in a Government/Government-Aided, other recognised school or schools under Schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan or ‘B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling, in the same district where he/she seeks admission.
A school will deem to be recognised if it is declared so by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of the Government. The schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan are to be sponsored by Govt, of India or Govt, authorized agencies. Schools where students have obtained ‘B1 certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling should have accreditation of NIOS. A candidate must
(c) A candidate seeking admission must be within the age group of 9 to 13 years. This will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes(SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).
(d) A candidate claiming admission from rural quota must have studied and passed Classes- III, IV and V from a Govt./Govt. Aided/ recognised school spending one full academic session each year in a school located
in a rural area.
(e) A candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even for a single day of a session in any Class-Ill, IV & V will be considered as an Urban area candidate. Urban areas arc those, which arc so notified in the 2001 Census or through a subsequent Government Notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.
(I) A candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to Class-V before 30th September, is not eligible to apply.
(g) No candidate is eligible to appear in the JNV Selection Test for a second time, under any circumstances.
Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Reservation for Rural, SC/ST, Girls & Disabled Children Details
(a) At least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates selected from rural areas and remaining seats will be filled up from the urban areas of the district.
(b) There is a provision for reservation of seats for SC and ST candidates in proportion to their population in the district but not less than the national average.
(c) 1 /3rd of the seats are for girl students.
(d) There is a provision for reservation of 3% scats for disabled children (i.e. Orthopacdically Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped).