Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test 2023 for Class 9 Admission

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2023 for Admission to Class 9 for academic session 2023-24

JNV Selection Test 2023 for Class 9 Admission – Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has invited applications from the eligible candidates for admission to Class IX of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the District, against the vacant seats, which are likely to be available during the academic year 2023-2024.

NVS Admission Class 9 2023: Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti will start the NVS admission class 9 from September 2022. Students of Class 8 are eligible for JNVST Class 9 admission. The last date to submit Navodaya Vidyalaya admission 2023 class 9 form will fall in 15th October 2022. The admit card for the JNVST exam will be available online on navodaya.gov.in and nvsadmissionclassnine.in. Only successful applicants can appear in the test of JNV admission class 9. Navodaya Vidyalaya admission class 9 test is held to admit students in 650 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas located in 27 States and 8 UTs.

Also See: JNVST 2023 Entrance Test Class VI Admission

Candidates can check the details of the JNV Selection Test 2023 for Class 9 Admission such as the application process, eligibility criteria, fee, etc from the page below.

About of NVS

As envisaged in the National Policy of Education (NEP), 1986, Govt. of India set co-educational residential institutions named Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in 27 States and 08 UTs excluding Tamil Nadu. At present, there are 650 functional JNVs spread over 27 States and 08 UTs.
The main objective of these Vidyalayas is to provide quality modern education to children predominantly from rural areas. Though the admission into these Vidyalayas is at VI class, it is intended to fill vacant seats with a lateral entry test at IX Class level.
Name of the Exam Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test
Academic session 2023-2024
Conducting Body Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)
Admission Level National level

Objectives of the Scheme

  • To provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, children from rural areas irrespective of their family’s socioeconomic condition.
  • To ensure that students attain a reasonable level of competency in three languages as envisaged in Three Language Formula.
  • To serve in each district as focal point for improvement of quality of school education in general through sharing of experiences and facilities

JNV Selection Test for Class 9 Admission 2023 Important Dates


JNVST 2023 Exam Date

JNVST Class 9 application form start date

September 2022

Navodaya Class 9 admission 2023 form last date

15th October 2022

Admit Card date

To be announced

JNVST 2023 Class 9 Exam Date

11th February 2023

NVS 9th result date

March, 2023

Eligibility Criteria for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Class 9 Admission 2023

  • Only those candidates who are studying Class VIII during the Academic Session 2023 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.
  • Candidates appearing for the admission test must qualify/ pass Class VIII in the academic session 2023 from a Govt./Govt. recognized school in the district where he/she is seeking admission.
  • A candidate seeking admission must be born between 01.05.2006 & 30.04.2010 (both days inclusive). This is applicable to all categories of candidates including those who belong to the SC/ST.
  • Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti reserves the right to refer any candidate to a MEDICAL BOARD for confirmation of the age of the candidate, in case any doubt arises about the age on the basis of certificate produced by the candidate before confirmation of admission.


  • The existing vacant seats in the SC/ST category as notified are reserved for the SC/ST students. Tentative vacancy position mentioned in the notification may be referred

JNV Selection Test for Class 9 Admission 2023 Application Process

  • Online applications may be submitted from September 2023. The candidate may refer to NVS Hqrs. Website www.nvsadmissionclassnine.in or website of JNVs.
  • As JNV provides free education, therefore, there is no application fee for the JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023. Students from class IX to Class XI have to give only a nominal fee as per NVS policy.
  • However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls and families whose income is below the poverty line (BPL) are exempted from payment of fee.

Fee Structure

  • From class 9th there will be a fee of INR 600/- per annum.
  • The wards of government employees need to pay Rs.1500/-
  • There will be no fee for students of the SC/ST category

JNV Class 9 Selection Test Pattern

Date of Exam 11th February 2023
Time Duration  2 ½ hours (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Centre for Exam Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Medium of Language Both in English and Hindi
Type of Question MCQs

Composition of the Test

  • The Selection Test will consist of questions from the subjects of Mathematics, General Science, English and Hindi. The difficulty level of the test paper shall be of Class VIII.

Nature of the Selection Test

Sl. No. Subject Marks
01. English 15
02. Hindi 15
03. Maths 35
04. Science 35
Total 100 Marks

JNV Class 9 Selection Test 2023 Admit Card

  • Admit Card for appearing at the Selection Test will be released for the candidates. If the candidates do not get the Admit Card, he/she must contact the office of the Principal of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya for obtaining an Admit Card.
  • Link to download the admit card is provided below for the sake of candidates. To download the admit card, candidates have to use their Registration Number and password.
  • The link to download JNV Lateral Entry Admit Card 2023 for Class IX will be available www.nvsadmissionclassnine.in

Result of Selection Test

  • The result of the Selection Test may be noted from the application portal of NVS through which the application is submitted.
  • Results will be notified in the Vidyalaya Notice Board as well as published on the website of the JNVs concerned. Selected candidates will also be intimated by Speed post and SMS.

JNV Class 9 Selection & Admission

  • Selection in the selection test will not vest any right upon the 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.
  • Details of the marks obtained in the test will not be communicated and there is no provision for re-checking/re-totaling.
  • Candidates will be considered for admission only into that Vidyalaya for which he/she has appeared for Selection Test
  • At the time of admission, candidates belonging to SC/ST & OBCs categories will have to produce the required SC/ST or OBC Certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of NVS will be final and binding on the candidates

JNVST Class 9 Admission Test Syllabus 2023

For better preparation, students must have knowledge of the complete syllabus and the type of questions asked in the JNV admission class 9 2023. The questions are asked in English, Hindi, Maths, and Science.

JNVST Syllabus for Class 9 Test


General Science


Comprehension (Unseen Passage)

Conservation of Plants and Animals, Cell structure and Function

Rational Numbers

Word and Sentence

Crop Production and Management, Food Preservation, Microorganism

Squares and Square Roots

Structure Spelling

Synthetic fibres; Plastics; Metals and Non – metals

Cubes and Cube Roots

Rearranging jumbled words

Coal and Petroleum, Fossil Fue, Combustion and Flame

Exponents and Powers



Direct and Inverse Proportions

Use of degrees of comparison


Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest

Modal auxiliaries

Light & Sound

Algebraic Expressions and Identities including Factorization

Use of prepositions

Chemical Effects of Electric Current

Linear Equations in One Variable

Tense forms

Natural Phenomena

Understanding Quadrilaterals

Reported speech

Solar system

Mensuration & Data Handling

JNVST Class 9 Answer Keys 2023

  • Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti does not release the JNV Selection test 2023 answer key for class 9. However, a few coaching institutes or online portals might release answer keys online. With the help of answer keys, students can check the right answer to all the questions asked.

JNVST Class 9 Admission 2023 Result

  • Navodya Vidhayala Samiti will announce the NVS Class 9 admission 2023 result in online mode. The result will be announced in March 2023, after the declaration of the result students needs to visit the provided for verification of the document. Selected students will be informed about JNVST Result 2023 by the concerned principal via SMS on a mobile number followed by speed post.

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