NVS Admission 2023 – JNVST Class 9 Application Begins, Check Details

NVS JNVST Class 9 Admission:  The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has begun the application process for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) for Class 9 admission 2023-24. Registration for NVS admission has started online. NVS has launched a specific portal to manage the application process. Interested students or their guardians can complete the registration process for NVS JNVST Class 9 admission by visiting the NVS official portal: navodaya.gov.in.

The application process for NVS Class 9 admission started on September 5, 2022. The last date to register is October 15, 2022. The JNVST Class 9 admission exam will be held on February 11, 2023.

Only those students who are residents of – and passed their Class 8 during the academic session 2022–23 from one of the Government or Government-recognised schools – in the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning are eligible for NVS Class 9 admissions. 

A candidate seeking admission must be born between May 1, 2008 and April 30, 2010. This is applicable to all categories, including those who belong to the Other Backward Caste (OBC), Scheduled Caste (SC), and Scheduled Tribe (ST).

This article will further discuss the NVS eligibility criteria, registration process, and other relevant information in detail. Interested candidates are advised to go through the whole article so as to not miss out on anything important about the JNVST Class 9 admission process.

NVS JNVST Class 9 Admission – Overview

Name of the Organisation Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)
Name of the Test Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST)
Class  9
Academic Session 2023 – 24
NVS JNVST Application Starting Date September 5, 2022
NVS JNVST Application Closing Date October 15, 2022
NVS JNVST Exam Date February 11, 2023
Age Limit Candidates must be born between May 1, 2008 and April 30, 2010 (all categories)
NVS JNVST Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must be residents of one of the Government or Government-recognised schools in the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning.
  • Candidates must have passed their Class 8 from one of the Government or Government recognised schools in the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning.
NVS Official Portal navodaya.gov.in

Note: At present, there are 650 functional Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools spread over 27 States and 8 UTs.

NVS JNVST Class 9 Admission – Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be residents of one of the Government or Government-recognised schools in the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning.
  • Candidates must have passed their Class 8 from one of the Government or Government recognised schools in the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning.
  • Candidates must be born between May 1, 2008 and April 30, 2010. This is applicable to all categories of candidates, including those who belong to the Other Backward Caste (OBC), Scheduled Caste (SC), and Scheduled Tribe (ST).

Note: The 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 confirmation of admission.

NVS JNVST Class 9 Admission – Exam-Related Information

  • The JNVST Class 9 examination will be held on February 11, 2023 (Saturday).
  • The duration of the examination will be 150 minutes (without any breaks). However, an additional 50 minutes will be provided to the candidates with special needs (Divyang). 
  • The test will be objective in nature.
  • The total number of marks will be 100.
  • The medium of language for the examination will be English and Hindi.
  • Candidates will be required to answer on OMR sheets.
  • The centre for the examination shall be the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the district concerned or any other centre allotted by NVS.

NVS JNVST Class 9 Admission – Composition of the Test

NVS admission test will consist of questions from the subjects of Mathematics,

General Science, English, and Hindi. Difficulty level of the test paper shall be of Class 8. Below is a table displaying the subject-wise marks breakdown:

Subject Marks
Maths 35
Science 35
Hindi 15
English 15
Total 100

Note: The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in three subjects, Maths, Science, and one of the two languages in which the candidate has scored more marks.

How to Apply for NVS JNVST Class 9 Admission?

  • Candidates are required to visit the NVS official portal: navodaya.gov.in.
  • Then, they must click on the “Click Here to Submit Online Application Form for Class IX Lateral Entry Selection Test 2023. The Last Date to Apply is 15.10.2022” option from the homepage.
  • After a new window opens, candidates must click on the “Click Here for Registration” option.
  • A new web page will open containing the NVS JNVST application form, candidates must fill in the required details and click on the “Submit” button.
  • Finally, they must save the login credentials for future reference.

NVS JNVST Class 9 Admission – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the last date of application for the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) Class 9 admissions?

The last date to register for NVS JNVST Class 9 admission is October 15, 2022. The application process started on September 5, 2022. The NVS Class 9 admission exam will be held on February 11, 2023.

What is the eligibility criteria for NVS Class 9 admissions?

Candidates must be residents of one of the Government or Government-recognised schools in the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is located and must have passed their Class 8 from the same district in order to be eligible for NVS JNVST Class 9 admission. Candidates must be born between May 1, 2008 and April 30, 2010. This is applicable to all categories of candidates, including those who belong to the Other Backward Caste (OBC), Scheduled Caste (SC), and Scheduled Tribe (ST).

What is the full form of JNVST?

The full form of JNVST is the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test.

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