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Organisation : Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
Test Name : Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test- 2017 JNVST
Notification & Application Form : https://www.entrance.net.in/uploads/11730-JNVST.pdf
Website : http://navodayahyd.gov.in/
Admissions in JNVs are made through the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST (JNVST) at 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.
Related / Similar Exam : JNVST 2021 Class IX Admission Test
Students of the JNVs appear for X and XII class examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education. While education in the schools is free including boarding, lodging, uniforms and textbooks, a nominal fee of Rs.200/- per month will have to be paid by the children from IX to XII class.
However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls and disabled and from the families whose income is below poverty line are exempted from payment of fees.
Objective of the Scheme :
(i) To provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, adventure activities and physical education to the talented children predominantly from rural areas.
(ii) To ensure that students attain a reasonable level of competency in three languages.
(iii) To promote national integration through migration of students from Hindi to non- Hindi speaking State and vice-versa.
(iv) 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 admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2017-18 will be held as per following schedule. The last date for submission of Application Form in BEO’s Office is 16th September 2016.
i. On Sunday, the_8th January, 2017 at 11.30 A.M. in the State of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh (except Dibang Valley & Tawang Districts), Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (except Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla Districts), Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, & West Bengal (except Darjeeling), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Pudducherry.
ii. On Saturday, the 8th April, 2017 at 11.30 A.M. in the States of Jammu and Kashmir (except Leh, Kargil & Doda), Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttrakhand and in the Districts of Dibang Valley and Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Chamba, Kullu, Mandi, Sirmour of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling of West Bengal.
iii. On Saturday, the 10th June, 2017 at 11.30 A.M. in the Districts of Leh, Kargil & Doda of J&K State and in the District of Kinnaur, Shimla and Lahaul & Spiti of Himachal Pradesh State.
How To Apply :
How to get an Application Form?
Application forms for admission may be made on the prescribed Application Form (attached with the prospectus) available free of cost from:
(i) Block Education Officer (BEO) / Mandal Education Officer (MEO)
(ii) District Education Officer (DEO)
(iii) Headmaster of any Govt. / Govt. aided / NIOS where he/she is studying.
(iv) Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.
In case of non-availability of JNVST prescribed Application Form from the above, you may copy the format of Application Form on plain paper (preferably 21cm x 30cm) from our website at the address nvshq.org.
How to submit an Application Form :
Duly filled in application form must reach the Block Education Officer latest by 16th September 2016. It shall be signed by the Head of the recognized school/Special Education Scheme where the child is studying in Class-V, on or before 16th September 2016.