Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are run by the Ministry of HRD Govt. of India. to provide quality education to rural talented children. education & boarding & lodging facilities are provided to student free of cost. from 9thclass onward a megaure amount of Rs. 200/- per month is charged from boys of OBC & Genral category. all the Girls, Boys of SC,ST Category & Genral Category Boys of under BPL list are exempted from the payment of fee.
Admission to Jawahar Navodaya vidyalaya is made on the basis of Selection Test called Jawahar Navodaya vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) conducted by CBSE for Class VI. The medium of instruction in JNVs is the mother tongue or regional language up to Class VIII and English thereafter for Maths and Science and Hindi for Social Science. Students of the JNVs appear for X and XII class examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education.EligibilityOnly the candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission. However, the district where 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 into JNVST, in case a new Vidyalaya has not started in newly bifurcated district as yet.A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2016-17 in a Government/Government aided or other recognized schools 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 is seeking admission. A school will be deemed recognized if it is declared so by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government. The Schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan are to be sponsored by Govt. or Govt. authorized agencies. Schools where students have obtained B certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling should have accredition of NIOS. A candidate muse successfully complete Class-V in the session 2016-17. Actual admission in Class-VI for the session 2017-18 will be subject to this condition.A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2004 and after 30-04-2008. This will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). In case of doubt of overage candidate seeking admission, they may be referred to the Medical Board for confirmation of the age. The decision of the Medical Board will be final.A Candidate claiming admission under rural quota must have studied and passed classes III, IV and V from a Govt. / Govt. aided / recognized school spending one full academic session each year in a school located in rural area.Candidates who will be passing ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling on or before 30th September, 2016 are also eligible to write admission test provided they are in the prescribed age group. The forms of such candidates will be verified by DEO/DIOS. The rural status of a child from National Institute of Open Schooling will be decided on the basis of a certificate to be issued by Tehsildar/District Magistrate of the District indicating that the child has been residing in rural areas for the last three years. Students studying under the above scheme from urban and notified areas are not eligible for obtaining seat in rural quotaA Candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to Class-V before 15th September, 2016 is not eligible to applyFor Rural CandidatesAt least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates selected from rural areas and remaining seats will be filled from the urban areas of the district.A candidate seeking admission under the rural quota must have studied in Classes-III, IV and V completing full academic session from the recognized school(s) located in rural areas.Candidates studying under the schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and National Institute of Open Schooling should produce their rural status certificate issued by District Magistrate/ Tehsildar/Block Development Officer.For Urban CandidatesA Candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even for a single day of session in any Class-III, IV and V will be considered as an urban candidate. Urban areas are those which are so defined in 2001 census or through a subsequent Government Notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.Reservation for SC/ST, Girls and Disabled ChildrenThere is a provision for reservation of seats for SC and ST candidatesThere is a provision for reservation of seats for girlsThere is a provision for reservation of 3% seats for ** disabled children (i.e. Orthopedically handicapped, hearing impaired and visually handicapped).Selection Test1.Centre for Examination : Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the examination centre allotted to him/her as indicated on the Admit Card. No candidate is permitted to appear from any other centre. No request for change of centre will be entertained. No candidate can appear in the selection test without the proper Admit Card. The competent authority for issuing the Admit Card is Principal, JNV.2. Language of the Examination: The language/medium of the examination for the candidate will be the medium through which the candidate is studying in Class-V.3. Composition of the Test : The selection test will be of two-hour duration and will have 3 sections with only objective type questions. There are 100 questions in all of 100 marks. Each question carries one mark:Test SheduleType of TestNumber of QuestionMarksDurationMental Ability Test606060 MinutesArithematic Test202030 MinutesLanguage Test202030 MinutesTotal1001002 Hours