Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya 2020-2021 online admissions to Class VI


Are you searching for the NVS admission notification for admissions to Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya Class 6? This article provides complete information on the Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) admission procedure for JNV Class VI students. Details of the special features of JNV schools and the selection test have also been given.

Navodya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), which is an autonomous organization under the aegis of the Central Government's Department of School Education & Literacy, HRD Ministry, has announced admissions open for Class VI in Jawahar Navodya Vidyalayas (JNVs) for the academic session of 2020-2021. Applications will be accepted online up to 15th September 2019.

Important Update: The last date has been extended to 30th September 2019 due to administrative reasons. The officila website will be kept open for everyone who has registered on or before 30th September 2019 to submit details of Phase-II up to 3rd October 2019.

NVS JNV Class VI Admissions 2020 notification
[Image source: Hindustan Times advt.1st July 2019.]

Why opt to study in a JNV school

In every District of the country, other than in those of the State of Tamil Nadu, the Government has set up a Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya (JNV) to provide free education, board, and lodging. All JNVs are co-educational schools under the management of NVS, with residential hostel accommodation for boys and girls. The students follow the curriculum of the CBSE Board.



Students of small towns and villages find it beneficial to study in a JNV since all the school academic fees and other general expenses, such as for books, are covered. It is only the students who get admission to Class 11 and 12 who have to pay a small monthly fee (students from SC/ST category, girls and students from BPL (Below Poverty Line) families are exempt). A fee of Rs.1500/- per month is paid by wards of Govt. employees who are eligible for children education allowance.

On the academic front, a JNV student gets to learn how to work on a computer. Sports and games and co-curricular activities provide a learning experience as well, with Scouts & Guides, NCC, NSS, yoga sessions, etc. What's more, it is exciting to interact for a year with students of a JNV in another State through the JNV special migration scheme.

The quality of education in a JNV is translated into good academic results. As per NVS data, more than 4,000 students qualified in the JEE-Main-2019 out of more than 11,000 students while 966 students qualified in JEE (Advanced) -2019. Out of more than 16,000 JNV students who appeared for NEET-2019, more than 12, 000 students qualified. The school average marks in the Class X Board exam is an impressive 77.75% while for Class XII it is 74.91%.

Eligibility requirements for admission to JNV Class VI

Educational qualification

You should be studying in Class V in the academic session 2019-2020 in a Government school or a Government-recognized school in the same District where a JNV is functional and to which you are seeking admission.

Further, you should have studied the full academic session and passed Class III and Class IV from a Government school or a Government-recognized school. If you have received 'B' certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), the school should have accreditation of NIOS.



Age criteria

You should be born between 1st May 2007 and 30th April 2011 (both days inclusive). This criterion is required for all categories of candidates.

Seat reservation

As per Government norms, seats are reserved for certain categories. A minimum of 75% of the seats will be reserved for children from schools in rural areas and the remaining from the District of the urban areas. One-third of the seats are reserved for girls. SC, ST will get seats in proportion to the population of the District. Divyang children will get seats as per the reservation norms currently in force.

Entrance test for selection

Students seeking admission have to appear for a JNV Selection Test (JNVST) which is set by the CBSE Board. The test is a simple one, in one of the 21 languages as notified by NVS. The test has three parts to it
(i) Mental Ability: This is of 60 minutes duration, with a weightage of 50%.
(ii) Arithmetic: This is of 30 minutes duration, with a weightage of 25%.
(iii) Language: This is of 30 minutes duration, with a weightage of 25%.

How to apply

Registrations need to be done online at the NVS Class VI Admissions website http://www.nvsadmissionclasssix.in/. Registrations can also be done at the official NVS website.

Important dates

  1. Last date to submit online application: 15th September 2019.

  2. Date of Selection Test: (i) For Summer-Bound JNVs: 11th January 2010; (ii) For Winter and extreme Winter-Bound JNVs: 11th April 2020.




Contact information

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Headquarters,
B-15, Institutional Area,
Sector 62, Noida,
Uttar Pradesh-201307
Ph: 0120 – 2405968/69/70/71/72/73 extn.2010
Website: https://navodaya.gov.in/nvs/en/Home1

JNVST Help Desk contact (only for admission in JNVs): 0120-2975754.


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