Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2020: Class XI Admission Application Form (2020-21) is available until 10th December 2019. The entrance test will take place on 8th February 2020. The Govt. Of India under The National Policy Of Education, established the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs). The Vidyalayas are spread across 28 states of India. The Vidyalaya are co-educational and fully financed by the Govt. of India. In today’s time, there are 661 NVS Vidyalayas in the 28 states and 7 Union Territories of India. The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti is the official authority which conducts the NVS Admission. Primarily it releases the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Application Form so that aspiring candidates can register.

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Subsequently, it conducts the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Test (JNVST) each year. This exam is both for class 9th and 6th. Furthermore, the eligible candidates can apply for registration latest by 30th September 2019. Hence, to know more about the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya 2020 Admission, keep on reading the article.

The Admission Process for Class XI has been started. The last date to submit the online application form is 10th December 2019. The entrance exam admission will take place on 8th February 2020. 

JNVST Admit Card of Phase 1 will be released soon. The direct link of the admit card will be mentioned as soon as the authority activates it. Till then, stay tuned to this article for regular updates.

Jawhar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Important Dates

The candidates who aspire to sit for the JNVST 2020, must keep themselves up-to-date regarding the important dates of the same. Therefore, we have mentioned the important dates. Check below.

Online Application Releasing DateReleased
Last Date Of Filling The Application Form30th September 2019
Admit Card
  • Phase 1: 1st December 2019
  • Phase 2: 1st March 2020
Exam Date
  • 6th Class- 1st Phase: 11th January 2020
    2nd Phase: 11th April 2020
  • 9th Class: 8th February 2020
Result DateTo Be Released

Download – JNVST Question Paper

Eligibility Criteria Of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2020

Candidates who seek to gain admission in NVS must first check if they are eligible or not. Furthermore, we have mentioned the eligibility criteria candidates have to abide by. Check below.


  • The candidates who belong to the district where JNV is established are eligible to apply. However, if the branch is divided into two, then the old  JNV should be kept in mind while taking admission in JVST. This is applicable in the case where the new Vidyalaya in the new district hasn’t started.


  • The candidate who aspire to take admission in JNVST, must not be born before 01-05-2007 & after 30-04-2011(both days are included). This rule is applicable to all the categories of students. However, if there is any confusion between overage and certificate recorded age, then the candidate must approach the Medical Board in order to confirm the age. Subsequently, the decision made by the board will be termed as final.

Govt. School

  • The aspiring candidate sitting for the selection test must be studying in class 5th for the whole academic year of 2019-20. It must be a Govt./Govt. Aided or recognized school or “B‟ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where the candidate is seeking admission.

NIOS License

  • A school is recognizable if it is declared so by the Govt. or its affiliations. The School from where the students have obtained The “B” certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling must have a NIOS License.

Academic Year

  • The aspiring applicant must have successfully completed class 5th the academic year 2019-20. Then the candidate are granted admission in the class 6th.

Rural Quota

  • Candidates who seek to take admission in nvs through rural quota must have studied and passed class 3rd, 4th and 5th from a Govt. (aided or recognized school). They must have studied at least one full academic years in a rural school area.


  • Candidates must pass “B” certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling on or before 30th September 2019 in order to become eligible to write an admission test. However, they must be within the prescribed age group.

Admission Date

  • Furthermore, the candidate who has not been promoted or admitted in class 6th before 15th September 2019 will be deemed ineligible to apply.


  • Candidates can not appear in the selection test twice, no matter what the circumstance is.

JNVST Application Form 2020

Candidates are required to fill the Application form of JNVST in order to take admission in NVS. The application form must be availed from the official website of the NVS (www. Navodaya gov.in 2020). Furthermore, candidates must keep scanned images ready before filling the application form, as it would be required at that time. Subsequently, aspirants must pay the application fee in order to successfully register themselves. The concerned authority has released the application form. Candidates must fill it latest by 30th September 2019. Furthermore, the examination date is 11th January & 11th April 2020 for phase 1 & 2.

Fee Structure Of Navodaya Vidyalaya 2020 Admission

In most cases, the candidates’ registration is only deemed successful once he/she has paid the application fee. However, candidates applying for NVS admission are not required to pay any application fee. The registration is free of cost. Candidates must only provide the valid credentials while filling the form.

JNVST Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern helps candidates in evaluating the question paper in a better light. The NVS Admission is to enrol candidates in class 6th and 9th. Therefore, the students belonging to the mentioned classes must be well aware of the JNVST Exam Pattern. We have mentioned the specifications for both the classes below.

JNVST 6th Class Exam Pattern

Candidates who will be sitting for the class 6th exam must check the exam pattern mentioned below.

Serial NumberTopicsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration Of Exam
1Mental Ability Test505060 Minutes
2Arithmetic Test252530 Minutes
3Language Test252530 Minutes

Class 9th JNVST Exam Pattern 2020

The aspiring candidates wishing for 9th class admission in NVS must check the exam pattern mentioned below.

Serial NumberSubjectTotal Marks
Total Marks100

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of JNVST is important from the exam point of view. Candidates who wish to score well in the JNVST exam must be well aware of it. Since the admission in NVS is conducted for class 6th & 9th, therefore, the syllabus for both differs. Henceforth, candidates must check the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya entrance exam syllabus carefully before they start preparing for the exam. We have provided the details of the same. Check below.

JNVST Class 6th Syllabus 2020

Check The Class 6th JNVST Syllabus below:

  • Odd – Man Out
  • Figure Matching
  • Pattern Completion
  • Figure Series Completion
  • Analogy
  • Geometrical Figure Completion (Triangle, Square, Circle)
  • Mirror Imaging
  • Punched Hold Pattern – Folding/Unfolding
  • Space Visualization
  • Embedded Figure

Class 9th JNVST Syllabus 2020

Check The Class 9th JNVST Syllabus From Below:

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Class 9th English Syllabus 2020

  • comprehension (Unseen Passage)
  • Word and Sentence
  • Structure Spelling
  • Rearranging jumbled words
  • Passivation
  • Use of degrees of comparison
  • Modal auxiliaries
  • Use of prepositions
  • Tense forms
  • Reported speech

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Class 9th Mathematics Syllabus 2020

  • Rational Numbers
  • Squares and Square Roots
  • Cubes and Cube Roots
  • Exponents and Powers
  • Direct and Inverse Proportions
  • Comparing Quantities (Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest)
  • Algebraic Expressions and Identities including Factorization
  • Linear Equations in One Variable
  • Understanding Quadrilaterals (Parallelogram, rhombus, rectangle, square, kite)
  • Data Handling (Bar graph, pie chart, organizing data, probability)
  • Mensuration: Area of plane figures & Surface area and volume of cube, cuboids and cylinder.

JNVST MAT(Mental Ability Test) Syllabus 2020: Subject-Wise

  • Odd-Man Out
  • Figure Matching
  • Pattern Completion
  • Figure Series Completion
  • Analogy
  • Geometrical Figure Completion (Triangle, Square, Circle)
  • Mirror Imaging
  • Punched Hold Pattern – Folding/Unfolding
  • Space Visualization
  • Embedded Figure

JNVST Arithematic Test 2020: Subject-Wise

  • Four fundamental operations on the whole number
  • LCM and HCF of numbers
  • Decimals and fundamental operations on them
  • Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice-versa
  • Distance, time and speed
  • Approximation of expressions
  • Percentage and its applications
  • Perimeter, area and volume
  • Simplification of Numerical Expressions
  • The fractional number and four fundamental operations on them
  • Factors and multiple including their properties
  • The number and numeric system
  • Profit and loss
  • Simple interest
  • Applications of number in measure length, mass, capacity, time, money

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admit Card 2020

The Hall Ticket is one of the most important documents one must carry to the examination centre. The JNVST admit card is released before the exam is conducted. In order to access the JNVST Admit card, candidates must visit the official website of the concerned authority. The Navodaya Hall Ticket contains important credentials of the candidate. Therefore, they must not forget to carry it to the examination hall. Since there will be no entry without it inside the exam centre. Along, with the admit card, candidates must also carry a valid proof of identity. However, if the candidate finds any discrepancy in the navodaya admit card then they must contact the official authorities. The shouldn’t try to rectify it by themselves. Furthermore, the admit card of NVS will be released on 1st December 2019 for Phase 1 & 1st March 2020 for phase 2.

The Navodaya Admit Card contains the following information of the candidate:

  • Name
  • Signature
  • Photograph
  • Roll Number
  • Date of Test
  • Time of Test
  • The venue of the exam
  • Important Instructions

Navodaya Vidyalaya Answer Key 2020

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti releases the JNVST answer key. The Jawahar Navodaya Answer Key is released a few days prior to the result. Therefore, it helps the candidate in determining their result before its declaration. Furthermore, they can subsequently, start preparing for the next process of admission. The candidates can also evaluate their result as insufficient to qualify for the subsequent round, such as counselling.

Furthermore, in order to access the answer key candidates must visit the official website (www.nvshq.org answer key) of the authority. The authority releases the answer key in a PDF format. The answer key is an OMR sheet. Furthermore, the Navodaya Vidyalaya Answer Key is released in between May-Feb 2020. Candidates must keep vigilant regarding the upcoming b dates.

JNV Cut Off 2020

The releasing date of the cut off is an important event for the candidate. It determines their future admission in NVS. The Navodaya Vidyalaya Cut off is the minimum marks a candidate has to secure in order to enrol in JNVs. However, candidates must remember that mere qualifying the JNVST exam does not guarantee them admission in the NVS. Although, candidates who meet the required cut-off, can subsequently, start preparing for the further admission process. The cut off is declared only after the JNVST Results. Furthermore, in order to access the JNVST Cut Off, candidates must visit the official website of examination authority.

Since the nvs admission if both for class 6th & 9th, therefore, the cut off is also released separately for both. Therefore, candidates are advised to check the cut off accordingly. The link to access the same will be provided here once it releases. Henceforth, candidates must keep vigilant.

Results Of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya 2020

The result determines the fate of the students. Therefore, it is one of the most crucial aspects of the admission process of NVS. In order to access the Results Of JNVST, candidates must visit the official website. At present, the authority hasn’t released any date related to the result. However, only registered candidates who filled the application form and took the JNVST exam can access the result. The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti releases the result for class 6th and 9th separately, therefore, candidates must check the result accordingly.

The cut off is region-wise (Gurgaon, Madhya Pradesh) etc. Furthermore, if the candidate clears the results as well as the set cut off, then he/she becomes eligible for further rounds of the nvs admission process.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Waiting List

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti also releases the Selection Waiting List for aspiring candidates. It is for candidates who are put on hold. They are subsequently, called for admission there is a vacant seat available. Also, if a previously selected student leaves his/her seat, then the vacant seat is given to the waitlisted student. Therefore, candidates must persevere. Even if they are put on the waiting list. Furthermore, they must keep on visiting the website for any new updates regarding the same. Therefore candidates must keep on visiting the website on a daily basis.


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