Navodaya Admissions 2021- Notification and Online Application Instructions

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NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SAMITI invited applications for the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST-2021 FOR ADMISSION TO CLASS-VI. Students of the JNVs appear for board examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education. Education in the schools is free including board & lodging, uniform and textbooks.

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State-wise Distribution of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas According to the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be set up in each District in a phased manner. At present, 661 Vidyalayas are sanctioned in 27 States and 08 Union Territories. The Statewise distribution of JNVs sanctioned is as under:

A maximum of eighty students are admitted in Class VI in each Vidyalaya through a Selection Test subject to availability of suitable candidates. The Samiti reserves the right to reduce the seats to forty or to withhold result and/or withhold admission and/or conduct of JNVST in case adequate accommodation is not available.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test – 2021

JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2021-22 will be held in On Saturday, the 10th April, 2021 at 11.30 A.M in one phase for all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.

The last date to submit online application is 15th December 2020.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Only the candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission.
  • A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2008 and after 30-04-2012 (Both dates are inclusive). This will apply to candidates of all categories
  • A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2020-21 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.
  • 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.
  • Candidates passing ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling on or before 30th September 2020 are also eligible to write admission test provided they are in the prescribed age group.
  • Candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to Class-V before 15th September, 2020 is not eligible to apply.
  • No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test for the second time, under any circumstances.
  • No separate reservation for transgender category candidates is provided and they will be included in Boys category for reservation purpose.

FOR RURAL CANDIDATES
A) At least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates selected from rural areas of the district and remaining seats will be filled from the Urban areas of the district.
B) A candidate seeking admission under the rural quota must have studied in Classes-III, IV and V completing full academic session from the Government/ Government Aided/Government recognized schools located in rural areas.

However, the candidate should study full academic session in Class-V from the same district where admission is sought

FOR URBAN CANDIDATES
A candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even for a single day of session in Class-III, IV and V will be considered as an urban candidate. Urban areas are those which are so defined in 2011 census or through a subsequent Government notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.

HOW TO APPLY FOR JNV SELECTION TEST

The process for submission of application for JNV Selection Test has been simplified through online process. Registration can be done free of cost through the admission portal of NVS linked through www.navodaya.gov.in and www.navodaya.gov.in/nvs/en/Admission-JNVST/JNVST-class/ . Verification of proofs for residence, age, eligibility etc. will be done for selected candidates through the laid down procedure after the declaration of results.

(ii) The eligible candidates have to fill up the online form and upload the certificate with the photograph along with signatures of both candidate and his/her parent/guardian. The attachments should be uploaded in jpg format of the size between10-100 kb only.

(iii) 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.

(iv) Online platform is in open source and free of cost. Application may be submitted from any source like desktop, laptop, mobile, tablet etc.

(v) In all JNVs a help desk will be available to assist the candidates/parents to upload application free of cost. Parents may also approach the help desk in JNV along with candidate and required documents such as certificate with photograph along with signature of both candidate and his/her parent/guardian and a mobile phone with valid mobile number for receiving the registration number and password through SMS for registration process.

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED AFTER SELECTION

The parents of the candidates who are provisionally selected for admission will have to submit the following documents at the time of admission for verification: –
i) Proof for date of birth.
ii) Proofs for eligibility as per the conditions of NVS.
iii) For candidates seeking admission under rural quota, the parents will also have to submit a certificate from the competent authority to the effect that the child had studied in an Institution / School located in a rural area.
iv) Residence Certificate in prescribed proforma in case of NIOS studies only v) Any other documents required.

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR UPLOADING THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

The online application form for admission to Class VI in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is self-explanatory. However, following guidelines may be specifically kept in view by the students and their parents/ guardians.
1. Please read the Prospectus carefully. Fill in complete information after ensuring thatthe candidate fulfills all the prescribed requirements such as date of birth within specified range (01.05.2008 to 30.04.2012), schooling in classes III, IV & V in recognized institution(s). (Govt. / Govt. Aided / Recognized / NIOS).
2. Carefully fill the certificate to be uploaded along with the application form with regard to category i.e. General, SC, ST, OBC & Divyang, Boy/Girl and Rural/Urban. If it is found at the time of admission that a candidate has opted a category to which he/she does not actually belong, his/her selection is liable to be cancelled.
3. (a) Mention the date of birth in figures as well as in words. Write correct Date of Birth as per school records. In case, if it is observed at a later stage that the Date of Birth of the candidate does not match with the school records his/her candidature is liable to be rejected.
(b) Permanent identification marks which can be identified clearly shall be mentioned in the Application Form by the candidate.
4. Signature of both, the candidate and the parent / guardian should be uploaded while applying for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test.
5. The last date to submit online application for test is 15th December 2020.

CAUTION: Application form is liable for rejection, if columns are left blank or the entries are incomplete. Applicants should ensure that they fulfill all the prescribed requirements of education, age, categories (SC/ST/OBC/Divyang) and area (Urban/Rural) wherever applicable. If any information given in the online application form is found to be false / incorrect on subsequent verification, even after the selection of the candidate, the admission is liable to be cancelled and the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti will be final and binding. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. Such admissions, if any, obtained by any candidate on the basis of false certificate / declaration / information shall not only be cancelled but Samiti also reserves the right to recover the expenditure incurred on a student during his/her entire stay in a Vidyalaya.

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