jnvst 2022 jawahar navodaya vidyalaya selection test

JNVST 2022 Entrance Test Class VI Admission, Exam Dates, Application

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2022 for Admission to Class 6 for academic session 2022-23

JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2022 – Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has invited applications from the eligible applicants for admission to Class VI of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas situated in different states of all over India for the academic year 2022-2023.

Check out below complete details on JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2021.

JNVST 2022-23

  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Hyderabad Region invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to Class VI of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the District, against the vacant seats, which are likely to be available during the academic year 2022-23
  • Admissions in JNVs are made through the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) to Class VI
  • Please check out below all important dates associated with JNVST 2022 including its application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

Also See: JNV Selection Test 2022 for Class 9 Admission

State wise Distribution of JNV

  • According to the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be set up in each District in a phased manner. At present, 661 Vidyalayas are sanctioned in 28 States and 07 Union Territories, out of which 636 are functioning. The State wise distribution of JNVs sanctioned is as under:


  • JNV In States
  • Andhra Pradesh – 13+02**
  • Assam – 27+01**
  • Arunachal Pradesh – 18
  • UT Andaman & Nicobar Islands – 03
  • Bihar- 38+01**
  • UT Chandigarh – 01
  • Chattisgarh – 27+01
  • UT Delhi – 09
  • UT Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu – 03
  • Goa – 02
  • Gujarat – 33+01
  • Haryana – 21
  • Himachal Pradesh – 12
  • UT Ladakh – 02
  • UT Jammu & Kashmir – 20+01
  • Jharkhand – 24+02
  • Karnataka – 30+01
  • Kerala – 14
  • UT Lakshadweep – 01
  • Madhya Pradesh – 51+02*+01
  • Maharashtra – 33+01
  • Manipur – 09+02
  • Meghalaya – 11+01
  • Mizoram – 08
  • Nagaland – 11
  • Orissa – 30+01
  • Punjab – 22+01
  • UT Pudducherry – 04
  • Rajasthan – 33+02
  • Sikkim – 04
  • Tripura – 08
  • Telangana – 09
  • Uttar Pradesh – 75+01
  • Uttarakhand – 13
  • West Bengal – 19+01
  • Total – 661

JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2022 Important Dates (Tentative)

  • JNVST Class 6 Form Starting – Ongoing
  • JNVST Application Last – August 2022
  • JNVST Class 6 Exam Date – 2nd week of August 2022

Eligibility Criteria for JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2022

  • Only the candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for 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 started in the newly bifurcated district as yet.
  • Applicant seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2009 and after 30-04-2013 (Both dates are inclusive). 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.
  • Applicant appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2022-23 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 school will be deemed recognized if it is declared so by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government.
  • No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test for the second time, under any circumstances.

For Rural Candidates

  • At 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.
  • Applicant seeking admission under the rural quota must have studied in Classes-III, IV and V completing full academic session from the Government/ Govt. Aided/Govt. recognized school(s) located in rural areas.

For Urban Candidates

  • Applicant 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 in the 2012 census or through a subsequent Govt. notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.

Reservation of Seats

  • At least 75% of the seats in a district are filled by candidates selected from rural areas and remaining seats are filled from urban areas of the district.
  • Reservation of seats in favour of children belonging to SC/ST is provided in proportion to their population in the district concerned provided that in no district, such reservation will be less than the national average (15% for SC & 7.5% for ST) but subject to maximum of 50% for both the categories (SC & ST) taken together
  • These reservations are interchangeable and over and above the candidates selected under open merit
  • One third of the total seats are filled up by girls

JNV Selection Test for Class 6 Admission 2022 Application Process

  • The Process for Submission of Application for JNV Selection Test has been simplified through an online process. Registration can be done free of cost through the admission portal of NVS linked through www.navodaya.gov.in
  • Verification of proofs for residence, age, eligibility etc will be done for selected candidates through the laid down procedure after the declaration of results.
  • The eligible candidates have to fill up the online form and upload the certificate issued by the Headmaster/Principal where the candidate is studying in class V with the photograph along with signatures of both candidate and his /her parent/guardian. The attachments should be uploaded in jpg format of the size between 10-100 kb only.
  • In case of candidates from NIOS, candidates should obtain `B‟ certificate and residence should be in the same district where he / she is seeking admission.
  • Online platform is open source and free of cost. Applications may be submitted from any source like desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet etc.

JNVST 2022 Selection Test

Centre for Exam

  • Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the exam center allotted to him/her as indicated on the Admit Card. No candidate is permitted to appear from any other center. No request for change of center will be entertained.
  • No candidate can appear in the selection test without a proper Admit Card. Admit card may be downloaded from the website of NVS, HQ.

Language of the Exam

  • The exam will be conducted in 21 languages including Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, English, Garo, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Mizo, Oriya, Punjabi, Sindhi (Arabic), Sindhi (Devnagri), Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and Nepali.

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. 15 Minutes additional time is allowed for reading the instructions.

  • Mental Ability Test – 40 No. of Questions 50 Marks (Duration: 60 minutes)
  • Arithmetic Test – 20 No. of Questions 25 Marks (Duration: 30 minutes)
  • Language Test – 20 No. of Questions 25 Marks (Duration: 30 minutes)
  • Total – 80 No. of Questions 100 Marks (Duration: 2 Hours)

A single test booklet comprising all the three sections will be given to each candidate. Additional time of 30 minutes will be allowed for “Divyang students” (differently abled students).

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