JNV Selection/Entrance Test 2018 for 6th Class by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti NVS

JNV (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya) Selection Test for admission to Class­VI in JNVs for the academic session 2018-­19 will be held as per schedule is given below.  The last date for uploading online application in the office of Common Service Centre is 25/11/2017.



  1. On  Sunday, the 7th  January, 2018 at 11.30 A.M.  in  the  State  of  Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh (except Dibang Valley & Tawang Districts), Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (except Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla Districts), Jharkhand, Kerala,  Karnataka,  Madhya  Pradesh,  Maharashtra,  Manipur,  Orissa,  Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, & West Bengal (except Darjeeling), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep and Pudducherry.
  2. On  Sunday, the 8th April, 2018 at 11.30 A.M. in the States of Jammu and Kashmir (except Leh, Kargil & Doda), Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttrakhand and in the Districts of Dibang Valley and Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Chamba, Kullu, Mandi, Sirmour of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling of West Bengal.
  3. On Saturday, the 9th June 2018 at 11.30 A.M. in the Districts of Leh, Kargil & Doda of J&K State and in the District of Kinnaur, Shimla and Lahaul & Spiti of Himachal Pradesh State.



  1. Only the candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission.
  2. A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01.­05.­2005 and after 30.­04.­2009. This will apply to candidates of all categories, including Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).
  3. A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class­V for the whole of the academic session 2017-­18 in a Government/Government aided or other recognized schools or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where he/she is seeking admission. Schools, where students have obtained ‘B’ certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling should have accreditation of NIOS. A candidate must successfully complete Class­V in the session 2017-­18.
  4. A Candidate claiming admission under rural quota must have studied and passed classes III, IV and V from a Govt. / Govt. aided / recognized school spending one full academic session each year in a school located in rural area.
  5. Candidates who will be passing ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling on or before  30/09/2017 are also eligible to write admission test provided they are in the prescribed age group.
  6. A Candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to Class ­V before 15th September, 2017  is not eligible to apply.
  7. No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test second time, under any circumstances.

The parents of the children who qualify the Selection Test will have to submit the following documents at the time of admission for verification: ­

  1. Residence Certificate in prescribed Performa
  2. Proof of date of birth. However, if any doubt arises, a medical board will verify it.
  3. Proofs for eligibility as per the conditions of NVS.
  4. For candidates seeking admission under rural quota, the parents will also have to submit certificate to the effect that the child is studying in an Institute located in a notified rural area.
  5. If any other document required.


How to register online for JNV Selection Test 2018?

  1. The process for applying for JNV Selection Test has been simplified through online process. Detailed and intensive verification of proofs for residence, age, eligibility etc will be done for successful candidates through the laid down procedure.
  2. The eligible candidates along with his  /her parent/guardians may approach Common Service Centre along with duly filled in certificate from the Head Master of School where the candidate is studying in Class V.  The format of certificate may be downloaded fromSamiti website www.nvshq.org The sample of format is enclosed.
  3. In case of candidates from NIOS, candidates should obtain `B’ certificate and residence should be in the same district where he / she is seeking admission.

The application for JNV Selection Test 2018 is being processed through Common Service Centre of Ministry of IT, Govt. of India. Common Service Centre has a wider range with 2.6 lac centres across the country virtually covering every village. As per the MOU with NVS, Common Service Centre will be charging Rs.35/- towards service charge to upload the application form per candidate

Issue of Admit Cards

The admit card can be downloaded from the office of Common Service Centre as per following schedule:

For Exam to be Conducted on With effect from
7th January 2018 for Summer Bound JNVs 22nd December 2017 (Friday)
8th April 2018 for Winter Bound JNVs 23rd March 2018 (Friday)
8th June 2018 for Extreme Winter Bound JNVs

Result of the Selection Test

The result of J NV Selection Test 2018  is expected to be announced by 1st week of April 2018 for Summer Bound,  the last week of May 2018 for Winter Bound & 1st  week of July 2018 for Extreme Winter Bound JNVs of the year of admission. The Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya concerned, will also inform the selected candidates through registered post. The result will also be displayed on website of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti at the address www.nvshq.org


Centre for Examination

Each candidate shall appear for the selection test at the examination centre allotted to him/her as indicated on the Admit Card. No candidate is permitted to appear from any other centre. No request for change of centre will be entertained. No candidate can appear in the selection test without the proper Admit Card. Admit card may be downloaded through the office of Common Service Centre.

Language of the Examination

Jawahar  Navodaya Vidyalaya  Selection Test is conducted in 21  languages. The  test booklet is available in the following languages:

Assamese Bengali Bodo
English Garo Gujarati
Hindi Kannada Khasi
Malayalam Manipuri Marathi
Mizo Oriya Punjabi
Sindhi (Arabic) Sindhi (Devnagri) Tamil
Telugu Urdu Nepali

A candidate will be given a test booklet in the language he/she has mentioned in the application form

Composition of the Test

The selection test will be of two ­hour duration and will have 3 sections with only objective type questions. There are 100 questions in all of 100 marks. Each question carries one mark:

Type of Test Number of Questions Marks Duration
Mental ability Test 50 50 60 Minutes
Arithmetic Test 25 25 30 Minutes
Language Test 25 25 30 Minutes
Total 100 100 2 Hours

The last date of submission of online  Application Form in the office of Common Service Centre is 20th November 2017 for test to be conducted on 7th  January, 2018 (Summer Bound JNVs)  as well as test to be conducted on 8th April 2018 (Winter Bound JNVs) & 9th June, 2018 (Extreme Winter Bound JNVs.

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