The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has extended the last date to apply for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) till December 15, 2021. The application form is available on the official website, navodaya.gov.in. The last date of the application was November 30, but owing to certain administrative reasons, the date has been extended. The JNVST is conducted annually to provide admission into the 6th class for students from all over the country to the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas across the nation.
Interested candidates can submit the application by following the steps below.
Step 1: Visit the official website, navodaya.gov.in
Step 2: The application is available under the ‘Admissions’ tab on the official website.
Step 3: On the next page click on the checkbox asking ‘Have you read the prospectus?’ and click Proceed.
Step 4: Fill in the personal details, communication details, and education details.
Step 5: Upload all the required documents.
Step 6: Verify all the details entered.
Step 7: Edit the application, if there are any errors.
Step 8: Click on ‘submit’ to save the application.
Step 9: Note down the application number of JNVST 2022 and download the confirmation page.
The date of the release of the admit card will be announced later, and the examination will be held tentatively on April 30, 2022. As per the revised admission guidelines, the students are requested to get the certificates verified by their headmasters. The application form is free for all candidates who are attempting the test.
Candidates who have completed their 3rd and 4th classes in a government, aided, or government institution and are currently in 5th class can apply for the test. Also, the candidates who have completed B certificate competency under National Open Schooling in the same district can apply.
The candidates should be born between May 1, 2008, and April 30, 2012, and did the schooling in the same district that they are applying for. Candidates claiming admission under rural quota should have done the full academic session of their 3rd, 4th, and 5th in a school that is located in a rural area.
The structure of the JNVST 2022 with the syllabus is available on the official website. There will be 80 questions divided into three sections for 100 marks. There will be 40 mental ability questions accounting for 50 marks and 20 questions each in arithmetic test and language test that amounts for the remaining 50 marks.
The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) is a fully residential system of schooling under the Ministry of education of the government of India. JNVs are present in every district of the country except in the state of Tamil Nadu. The system is intended at providing quality education for free for children who belong to poor rural backgrounds.