Admission For Class IX

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Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

(An Autonomous Organization Under Ministry of Human Resource Development

Department of School Education & Literacy, Govt. of India)

 

Notification of Admission in Class-IX (2018-19) against vacant seats in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas

 

As envisaged in National Policy of Education (NEP), 1986, Govt. of India started co-educational residential institutions named Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in 28 States and 07 UTs excluding Tamil Nadu.  At present, 626 such Vidyalayas are functional  in the country.

 

The main objective of Navodaya  Vidyalayas is to provide quality modern education to the children predominantly from rural areas.  Though the admission into Navodaya Vidyalayas is at Class VI, it is intended to fill vacant seats with a lateral entry test at Class IX level.

 

Online applications are invited for admission to Class IX of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the Districts, against the vacant seats, which are notified on Samiti website (www.nvshq.org).  The admission is through an All India Test to be conducted on Saturday, 19th May 2018  at 10:00 hrs. in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the district concerned.  The venue of test will be intimated to the candidate separately by issuing admit card. The medium of test is English/Hindi.

 

Eligibility:

a)         Only those candidates who are studying/have studied Class VIII during the Academic Session 2017-18 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.

b)         Candidate appearing for the admission test must qualify/ pass     Class VIII in the academic session 2017-18 from a Govt./Govt. recognized school in the district where he/she is seeking admission.

c)         A candidate seeking admission must be born between 01.05.2002 and 30.04.2006 (both days inclusive).  This is applicable to all categories of candidates including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe

d)         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 the admission is given.

 

Nature of the Selection Test

 

Sl.No.

Subject

Marks

01.

English

15

02.

Hindi

15

03.

Maths

35

04.

Science

35

 

TOTAL

100 Marks

 

The test will be of objective type with 2 hrs.30 minutes duration without any break.  Centre for the examination will be Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the concerned district/ any other center allotted by NVS.

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST FOR ADMISSION IN CLASS IX

 

The candidate can fill the online application form directly on NVS website www.nvshq.org from 1st March 2018 (from 00:00 Hrs.).  For other  details and vidyalaya wise vacancy position, candidtes may refer to website of NVS or JNV. While education in the schools is free including board &  lodging,  uniforms  and  textbooks,  a  nominal  fee  of  Rs.  600/-  per  month  is  collected  from  the students  of  Classes  IX  to  XII  only.  In  respect  of  ward  of  Govt.  employees,    fee  @  Rs.1500/-  per  month  has  to  be  paid.   However,  students belonging to SC/ST categories, Girls & Boys from families whose income is below poverty line (BPL) are exempted from payment of fee. The last date to apply for the admission test  is                                5th April 2018.