Admission in class IX through Lateral Entry

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test for Lateral Admission to Class - IX
In accordance with the National Policy of Education (1986), Government of India started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) all over the country except the state of Tamil Nadu. These are co-educational, residential schools, fully financed by Government of India and run by an autonomous organization, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Though admission to Navodaya Vidyalayas is at Class VI level, in order to optimally utilize infrastructure facilities available, vacant seats at Class IX level are filled through an All India level Admission Test. While education in the schools is free including board & lodging, uniform and textbooks, a sum of Rs. 600/- per month is collected from the students of Classes IX to XII only towards Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi. Students belonging to SC/ST categories, Girl students and the students whose family income is below poverty line (BPL) are exempted. Rs.1500/- per student per month is collected from all students whose parents are Govt. Employees. The last date to apply for the admission test is 30th November 2018.
ADMISSION TO CLASS IX AGAINST VACANT SEATS
In order to optimally utilize the infrastructure and other facilities available in these Vidyalayas, it has been decided by the Samiti to fill the vacant seats in Class IX through an All India level Admission Test.
HOW TO APPLY FOR JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST FOR ADMISSION IN CLASS IX
Online applications may be submitted from 15th October, 2018, free of cost. The candidate may refer to NVS Hqrs. Website www.navodaya.gov.in or website of JNVs. Last date to apply for Class-IX Lateral Entry test is 30th November 2018.
VENUE & DATE OF THE SELECTION TEST
Selection Test for admission to Class IX will be conducted on Saturday, the 2nd February 2019 in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of concerned district/ any other center allotted by NVS.
RESULT OF SELECTION TEST
Result of the Selection Test may be ascertained from the application portal of NVS through which application is submitted. Result will be notified in the Vidyalaya Notice Board as well as published in the website of JNVs concerned. Selected candidates will also be intimated by Speed post and SMS.
ELIGIBILITY
  • Only those candidates who are studying Class VIII during the Academic Session 2018-19 in one of the Govt./Govt. recognized schools of the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning and where admission is sought, are eligible.
  • Candidate appearing for the admission test must qualify/ pass Class VIII in the academic session 2018-19 from a Govt./Govt. recognized school in the district where he/she is seeking admission.
  • A candidate seeking admission must be born between 01.05.2003 and 30.04.2007 (both days inclusive). This is applicable to all categories of candidates including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe.
  • 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.
RESERVATION
The existing vacant seats in the SC/ST category as notified are reserved for the SC/ST students. Tentative vacancy position mentioned in the notification may be referred.
SELECTION AND ADMISSION
  • Selection in the selection test will not vest any right upon candidate to secure admission into JNV till the candidate produces all the relevant certificates such as birth certificate, pass certificate of VIII class with mark sheets, SC/ST certificate, if any, as prescribed by NVS for the admission.
  • Details of the marks obtained in the test will not be communicated and there is no provision for re-checking/re-totalling.
  • Candidates will be considered for the admission only into that Vidyalaya for which he/she has appeared for Selection Test.
  • At the time of admission, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) Scheduled Tribes (STs) & Other Backward Classes (OBCs) categories will have to produce the required Scheduled Caste/Tribe or OBC Certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of NVS will be final and binding on the candidates.
EXAMINATION
  • Date of Examination : Saturday 2nd February 2019.
  • Duration : 02:30 hours (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM). However, in respect of candidates with special needs (Divyang), additional time of 30 minutes will be provided, subject to the production of certificates from the competent authority.
  • Centre for examination shall be the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA of the District concerned/ any other center allotted by NVS.
  • Medium of Language for Examination will be English/Hindi.
  • Students have to answer in OMR sheet.
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COMPOSITION OF THE TEST
  • Selection 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 VIII.
  • Nature of the Selection Test

Sl. No.   Subject     Marks

01.     English      15

02.     Hindi       15

03.     Maths        35

04.     Science      35

TOTAL          100 Marks


  • The test will be of objective type with 2 ½ hours duration without any break. Merit List will be announced as per the NVS selection criteria.