JNVST 2018


   How to get an Application Form?

 Application forms for admission may be made on the prescribed Application Form (attached with the prospectus) available free of cost from:

 i)        Block Education Officer (BEO) CHINCHOLI, CHITTAPUR, SEDAM 

ii)       District Education Officer (DEO)

iii)      Headmaster of any Govt. / Govt. aided / Recognized Accredited Institute / Centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan / NIOS where he/she is studying.

iv)      Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.

v) Website : http://nvshq.org/display_admission_submenu.php            

                In case of non-availability of JNVST prescribed Application Form from the above, you may copy the format of Application Form on plain paper (preferably 21cm x 30cm) from our website at the address http://www.navodaya.nic.in or the newspaper advertisement and apply on it.


   How to submit an Application Form?

 Duly filled in application form must reach the Block Education Officer. It shall be signed by the Head of the recognized school/Special Education Scheme (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) where the child is studying in Class-V.(Candidates are advised to get the acknowledgement from the BEO at the time of submission of Application Form).

   Issue of Admit Cards

 Admit Cards, duly prepared by the Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya will be issued to the candidates through the office of the Block Education Officer. Candidates, who do not receive their Admit cards one week before the JNVST, they should immediately contact to Principal, JNV/BEO/DEO for the same.

   Result of the Selection Test

 The result of JNVST 2018 is expected to be announced by end of May June of the year of admission. The result will be displayed in the offices of the concerned

(i) Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

(ii) District Education Officer

(iii) District Magistrate

(iv) Deputy Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti of the Region. 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 addresshttp://www.navodaya.nic.in



 1.   Selection in the test will not vest any right on the candidates to secure admission into the JNV. At the time of seeking actual admission, each selected candidate will have to produce all relevant certificates, as prescribed by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Until admission, the selection is provisional.

2.   In case of any dispute, the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall be final and binding on the candidates.

3.    Marks obtained by candidates (both selected and unselected) in the test are not communicated.

4.  There is no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts. Since the result is processed through computer and sufficient care is taken to ensure accuracy through various checks in processing the result, no request for re-totaling of marks will be entertained.

5.  It may also be noted by the candidates and their parents/guardians that under the scheme of JNVs, students of a JNV located in Hindi speaking State may have to be migrated to another JNV in Non-Hindi Speaking State and vice-versa for one academic year when the students are promoted to Class IX.In case of refusal from the students selected for migration, continuation of such students in JNV will not be allowed.

6.     The candidates and their parents/guardians may note that the children selected on the basis of the Test will be admitted only in the JNV located in the district from where they are appearing at the JNVST. Under no circumstances, the selected candidate will be given admission to any other JNV. No request for shifting of students on account of medium of instruction in the JNV concerned, shifting of parents/guardians to other district(s) State(s) etc. will be entertained.

7.     Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) will have to produce a certificate of the Caste/Tribe at the time of seeking admission, if selected. Such certificate should be procured from the competent authority before 30th September, of the year of seeking admission so that it may be submitted to the Principal of concerned JNV at the time of admission.

8.    Candidates belonging to the disabled category (Orthopedically Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped) if selected will have to produce a medical certificate signed by Chief Medical Officer of the District concerned at the time of admission.



 1.   Only the candidates from the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission. However, the district where JNV is opened and is bifurcated at a later date, the old boundaries of the district are considered for the purpose of eligibility for admission into JNVST, in case a new Vidyalaya has not started in newly bifurcated district as yet.

 2.      A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session in a Government/Government aided or other recognized schools or schools under schemes of “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where he/she is seeking admission. A school will be deemed recognized if it is declared so by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government. The Schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan are to be sponsored by Govt. or Govt. authorized agencies. Schools where students have obtained ‘B’ certificate under National Institute of Open Schooling should have accreditation of NIOS. A candidate must successfully complete Class-V.   

3.      (i) (a) A Candidate claiming admission from 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. Such conditions, however, are not applicable on those candidates who apply from urban quota.

 (b) Candidates who will be passing Class-V from schemes of “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling on or before 30th September of particular year of examination are also eligible to write admission test provided they are in the prescribed age group. The forms of such candidates will be verified by DEO/DIOS. The rural status of a child from Accredited Centres/Institute of Sarva Shiksha Abiyan/National Institute of Open Schooling will be decided on the basis of a certificate to be issued by Tehsildar/District Magistrate of the District indicating that the child has been residing in rural areas for the last three years. Students studying under the above scheme from urban and notified areas are not eligible for obtaining seat in rural quota.

(ii)      A Candidate who has not been promoted and admitted to Class-V   before    30th September, of particular year of examination is not eligible to apply.

4.      No candidate is eligible to appear in the selection test a second time, under any circumstances.


  A)      At least 75% of the seats in a district will be filled by candidates selected from rural areas 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 recognized school(s) located in rural areas.

 C)      Candidates studying under the schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and National Institute of Open Schooling should produce their rural status certificate issued by District Magistrate/ Tehsildar/Block Development Officer.


         A Candidate who has studied in a school located in an urban area even for a single day of session in any Class-III, IV and V will be considered as an urban candidate. Urban areas are those which are so defined in 2001 census or through a subsequent Government Notification. All other areas will be considered as rural.



At least 75% of the seats in a district are filled by candidates selected from rural areas and remaining seats are filled from urban areas of the district.


Reservation of seats in favour of children belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is provided in proportion to their population in the concerned district provided that in no district, such reservation will be less than the national average (15% for SC and 7.5% for ST) but subject to a maximum of 50% for both the categories (SC & ST) taken together.  These reservations are interchangeable and over and above the candidates selected under open merit.


One third of the total seats are filled up by girls.


There is a provision for reservation of 3% seats for ** disabled children (i.e. Orthopaedically Handicapped, Hearing Impaired and Visually Handicapped).


  **      “Blindness” refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions namely:-

  i)        Total absence of sight; or

ii)       Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses; or

iii)      Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse.

  **      “Hearing Impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

  **      “Locomotor disability” means disability of the bones joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy.

  **      “Person with disability” means a person suffering from not less than forty percent of any disability as certified by a medical authority.

  5.    The parents of the children who qualify the Selection Test will have to submit following at the time of admission :

 i)        Affidavit/Residence Certificate in prescribed proforma in addition to other documents demanded by the concerned Vidyalaya.

 ii)       For candidates seeking admission under rural quota, the parents will also have to submit an affidavit to the effect that the child is studying in an Institute located in a notified rural area and that they are residing in a notified rural area.


 1.      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. The competent authority for issuing the Admit Card is Principal, JNV.

 2.      Language of the Examination

 The language/medium of the examination for the candidate will be any one language out of the 21 languages given below. No change in the language/ medium of the examination will be entertained at any later stage.  A candidate will be given a test booklet in the language he/she has mentioned in the application form and admit card.  It must be ensured that same Medium of Examination/Language is written in the Application Form (Col.9) and Admit Card (Col.1). The test booklet will be available in the following languages:

 1.       Assamese                    2.    Bengali                        3.  Bodo

4.       English                          5.    Garo                            6.  Gujarati             

7.       Hindi                              8.    Kannada                     9.  Khasi

10.     Malayalam                   11.    Manipuri                    12.  Marathi

13.     Mizo                             14.    Oriya                        15.  Punjabi

16.     Sindhi (Arabic)             17.    Sindhi (Devnagri) 

18.     Telugu                          19..    Urdu       

   JNVST 2018

 During the current year  4166 applications have been received and registered for the JNVST 2018.

The details of the Registered Studentes  hereunder:

Chincholi Chittapur Sedam
1968 1657 547+4


 During this year 03 Blocks and 13 centers have been conducting the examination.  The details of centers block wise is mentioned hereunder: