The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has extended the last date of online application for the class 9 lateral entry selection test 2021. Candidates can now submit online applications up to November 15, 2021. Earlier, the last date to apply for the admission test was October 31, 2021. Through this test, the vacant seats in class 9 are going to be filled. The scheduled date for conducting the admission test is April 09, 2022.
The applications have to be submitted only via the official NVS website. Here are the steps on how one can submit the application form.
Step 1- Firstly, go to the official NVS website – navodaya.gov.in
Step 2- On the screen that appears, find the link ‘Click Here to Submit Online Application Form for Class 9 Lateral Entry Selection Test 2022’
Step 3- After clicking on it, a new page will open
Step 4- Registered candidates can log in using their username and password
Step 5- The ones who have not registered can press the ‘Click here for Registration – Phase I’ link
Step 6- Then, they have to specify the state and the district after which they can fill the application form.
Direct Link to Fill JNV Class 9 Application Form – Click Here
It is advised to carefully note down the username and password for future reference. Candidates who are studying in Class 8 in a government school or government-recognized school of a district where a JNV is functioning are eligible to apply. However, the candidate must be born between May 01, 2006, and April 30, 2010. This age requirement applies to all categories including SCs and STs.
The admission test will be held for 2.5 hours. Nevertheless, students with special needs (Divyang) will be provided with an additional time of 50 minutes. The medium of the examination will be both Hindi and English and candidates will have to mark their answers in an OMR sheet. The examination centre will be the JNV of the concerned district or any other centre allotted by the NVS. Furthermore, the admission test will comprise questions from English, Hindi, Maths, and Science, having a total of 100 marks.
The merit lists of the examination will be announced as per the NVS selection criteria. As of now, there are 650 functional Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas across 27 states and 08 Union Territories. The aim behind holding this admission test is to optimally utilize the infrastructure and other facilities available at the JNVs.