The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya selection test (JNVST) is the entrance examination to get admission in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya. This exam is conducted by CBSE. Candidates have to go thorough JNVST in Class-V and 80 meritorious students get admission in Class-VI. There is another JNVST that is conducted for students of Class-VIII, on qualifying which some meritorious students get admission into Class-IX depending upon the vacancies of the same JNV. JNVST for Class-VI consists of 3 sections, Mental Ability, Arithmetic and Regional language skills. The duration of the exam is two hours. There is no fee for the exam.
There are some criteria need to be satisfied to become eligible for JNVST. The criteria are listed below.
a)The candidate must be studying in Class-V in any recognised school.
b)Must have studied and passed Class:III, IV and V
c)There must be a JNV for the district in which the students is studying in.
d)The candidate must be of age group 9 to 13 irrespective of the category.
e)The candidates are allow to sit for JNVST only once in any circumstances.
A maximum 80 students get admission in any JNV with an exception of 40 number of students for the JNVs with lack of accommodation.
a)75% of the seats is for rural area students and rest are for urban area students. b)Reservation for SC and ST students depends upon their population proportion with national average as the lower bound.
c)One third seats are for girl students. d)3% reservation for differently abled students.