Admission in Class XI through Lateral Entry

"Come in to Learn, Go out to Serve"

As envisaged in National Policy of Education (NEP), 1986, Govt. of India has set up co-educational, fully residential institutions named Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in 35 States/ UTs excluding Tamil Nadu. At present, 629 such Vidyalayas are functional in the country. The main objective of these Vidyalayas is to provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of moral values, awareness of the environment, adventure activities and physical education to the talented children predominantly from the rural areas, irrespective of their family’s socio-economic condition. It is proposed to fill up the vacant seats in class XI which are likely to be available in JNVs during 2018-19. Online applications are invited for admission to Class XI of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the Districts, against the vacant seats, which are likely to be available in JNVs during 2018-19. Admission will be made on the basis of performance of students in Class X Board Examinations conducted by CBSE / State or other recognised Educational Boards. Admission in JNVs opted by the candidate will be considered subject to fulfilment of admission criteria and availability of Vacancies in JNV concerned.
  • Date of Birth of the candidates seeking admission to Class-XI shall be between 1st June 2000 and 31st May 2004 ( both days inclusive).
  • The candidate must have passed Class X during the academic session 2017-18 from a recognized school affiliated to CBSE or any other State Education Board of the State where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is located.
  • The merit list will be prepared as per marks obtained by the applicant in Class X Board Exam and the admission will be given as per eligibility of candidate and other criteria of NVS against the vacant seats available in the JNVs concerned.
  • Selection of students will be done as per following steps:.
  • a) District wise merit list will be prepared and students will be selected against the vacancies under various categories.
  • b) After selecting students against the vacancies in the JNV of the district as mentioned above, a common merit list will be prepared at State level. Further vacancies, if any, exit in other JNVs of the same State will be filled from the State level merit list by considering the option exercised by the candidates.
  • c) If the selected candidate does not join even after making all efforts, vacant seats will be filled only from State level merit list.

The candidate can fill the online application form directly on NVS website from 12th June 2018 (from 24:00 Hrs). While education in the schools is free including board, lodging, uniforms and textbooks, a nominal fee of Rs. 600/- per month is collected from the students of Classes IX to XII only. However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls and from families whose income is below poverty line (BPL) are exempted from payment of fee. In respect of wards of Govt. employees who are eligible for children education allowance, fee @ Rs.1500/- per month has to be paid. The last date to apply is 5th July 2018 (24.00 hrs). Applications are invited against the vacant seats in class XI, if any, in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas after admitting the students who studied Class-X in JNVs. If, no vacancy is available in the JNV opted by the candidate, the application will be considered for preparing the state merit list. On the basis of admission criteria, the candidate may be selected for a JNV opted by him/her.