Admission to Class VI of the JNVs requires qualification in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test(JNVST), an entrance exam designed, developed and conducted by the CBSE. JNVST for Class VI is conducted annually throughout the country to select 80 most meritorious students for each JNV. Candidates can apply for the test only once during their Class V. Competition in entrance exam can be gauged from fact that in JNVST 2015, total 1,878.15 thousand students appeared and 41.48 thousand students were selected(i.e. approx 2% pass percentage) The test encompasses Mental ability skills, Mathematics, and Regional language. The schools provide reservation as per NVS Policy which encompasses reservation for ST and SC (but not OBC),  at least 75% selection of students from rural areas, fixed 33% to girl students and 3% for disabled candidates.

                The registration for JNVST 2018 canbe done online through Common Service Centers (CSC). The last date for uploading online application in the office of Common Service Centre is 25th November 2017. JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs of Andhra Pradesh for the academic session 2018-19 will be held  on Saturday, the 10th February, 2018 at 11.30 A.M.

                To compensate attrition and optimally utilize seats, JNVST, developed by CBSE, is also conducted for admission to Class IX and lateral admissions, based on merit in Class X, are made for Class XI.


For more details of the admission procedure and rules, please refer the JNVST 2018 prospectus.



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