Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Admission 2022: Class 9th Application Form (Available), Dates, Exam Pattern


Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas  Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has released the application form for JNV 2021 for Class 9th Lateral Entry Admission 2022-23.  (JNVs) under the Government of India as per National Policy of Education (1986) conducts the entrance exam for class VI, IX, and XI all over India. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya admission is on the basis of a Selection Test known as  Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Selection Test (JNVST), designed and conducted by the CBSE. The mission of conducting such exams is to give the chance to the talented children from rural areas to compete without facing any disadvantage. Special care is taken for the children from far rural and far areas to get admission forms free of cost, without any difficulty. Read the post to get a detailed view of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Admission 2022

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 Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has released the application form for JNV 2022 for Class 9th Lateral Entry Admission 2022-23. The last date to register online is 31 October 2021. Click Here to apply now.

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya  Admission 2022 Status

Candidates can check the JNVST 2022 Exam Status:

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Class 9th Lateral Entry Admission 2022-23 Application Form Released

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas  Admission 2022 Dates

The candidates who are going to appear for the test of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Admission must get updated with the dates regarding the events.  Check the dates as per the class notification: 

Date For Class 6 and 9 Admission 

Events Important dates for Class 6 Important dates for Class 9 (announced)
Availability of Form September 2021 13 September 2021
Last date to submit the form October 2021 31 October 2021
Release of Admit Card To be notified To be notified
Selection Test 11 August 2022 9 March 2022
Result August 2022

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Application Form 2022

In order to appear for the exam, the candidates have to fill the form as per the class preference.  The process of the application form takes place in an online mode @navodaya.gov.in. Check the eligibility criteria before filling the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya  Application Form.  First, the candidates have to do the registration then fill in the personal details including the uploading of images.  

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Visit the official website of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya i.e navodaya.gov.in 
  • Click on the “‘Link for class VI JNVST 2022 Registration’ under ‘Admissions in JNVs’.
  • Enter the details such as name, age, email id etc to do the registration.
  • After the registration candidates will receive the username and password.
  • Login into the account and complete the process. 

Step 2: Fill the Application Form

  • Enter the academic details in the correct form. 

Step 3: Upload The Scanned Images

  • Scanned the images in the prescribed size and format and upload it 

Reserved category students have to submit the Caste Certificates for verification of documents or eligibility to confirm NVS admission.

Step 4: Payment of the application fee

  • Make the payment can be done in an online mode through net banking/debit card/credit card.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

For Class 6 

  • Candidates from the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission. 
  • Candidates appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the entire academic session in a Government/Government-Aided, other recognized school or ‘B’ Certificate Competency Course of National Institute of Open Schooling, in the same district where he/she seeks admission.
  • For admission from rural quota, candidates 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 a rural area.
  • Age must be within 9 to 13 years. (Applicable to all categories of students)
  • Class-V students who have not been promoted before 30th September are not eligible to apply. 
  •  JNV Selection Test can be attempted by the students only one time. There is no second time, under any circumstances.

For Class 9 

  • Only those candidates who have studied in Class-VIII in one of the Govt./Govt. recognized schools of the district where the JNV is functioning can seek admission in Class-IX.
  • Age must be in between 13-16 years on 1st May of the year of admission for which the Selection Test is conducted. (Applicable to all categories of the candidate)

For Class 11

  • Age limit of 14-18 years as of 1st July, of the year of admission.
  •  Passed Class–X from a recognized school (affiliated to CBSE or any other State Education Board) of the district where the JNV is located during the academic session of the year of admission.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Selection Test  (JNVST) Syllabus 2022

Check the syllabus as per the classes.

Syllabus for class 6

Syllabus for Class 6
Subjects  Topics 

Mental Ability

  • Odd one out
  • Pattern completion
  • Figure matching
  • Figure series completion
  • Analogy
  • Geometrical Figure Completion
  • Mirror images
  • Punched Hold Pattern-Folding/unfolding
  • Space visualization
  • Embedded figures


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



  • Passage 
  • Grammer

Syllabus for class 9

Syllabus for Class 9
Subjects  Topics 


  • हिंदी वर्णमाला
  • शब्द रचना
  • वाक्य रचना
  • अर्थ
  • शब्द-रूप
  • संधि
  • समास
  • क्रियाएँ
  • विराम चिन्ह
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
  • वर्तनी
  • अनेकार्थी शब्द
  • देशज
  • विलोम शब्द
  • विदेशी (शब्द भंडार)
  • अर्थबोध
  • अशुद्धियाँ आदि



  • Comprehension Passage or Unseen Passage
  • Spelling
  • One-word substitution
  • Para-jumbled
  • Word and Sentence Structure
  • Tense
  • Speech
  • Modal Auxiliaries
  • Degrees
  • Use of Prepositions
  •  Voice, etc.



  • Food
  • Crop Production and its Management
  • Food Preservation
  • Microorganism
  • Material I – Plastics, Synthetic Fibers
  • Material II: Coal, Petroleum, Fossil Fuels, Refining of Petroleum, Metal and non-metals
  • Living and non-living things
  • Combustion and Flame
  • Various States of Materials
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Conservation of Plants and Animals: Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks
  • various stages of human and reaching age of adolescence
  • Reproduction System: Asexual and sexual reproduction
  • Various Forces like Frictional and Gravitational force
  •  Solar systems, Planets etc.



  • Number System (Rational, Whole numbers, etc)
  • Cube and cube roots
  • direct and inverse proportions
  • Square and square roots
  • exponents and powers
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage, Loss, Discount, Proportions: Direct and Inverse, Interest: Simple and Compound
  • Algebraic Expressions and Identities including factorization
  • Data Handling: Bar Graphs, Pie Chart, linear equations in one variable, Probability
  • Organizing Data, Mensuration: Area of Plane Figures, Surface Area, Cuboid and Cylinder
  • UnderstandingQuadrilaterals: Parallelogram, Volume of Cube,  etc.


JNVST (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Selection Test ) Exam Pattern 

Candidates get familiar with the marking pattern, the total no. of questions asked in the exam, exam duration etc. Check the JNVST exam pattern below. 

JNVST Class 6 Pattern 

  • JNVST contains 100 marks of question 
  • Questions are of multiple choice type. 
  • Duration of each  paper is 2 hr
  • There is no negative marking for wrong responses and unattempted answers.
  • Conducted in following languages Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, English, Garo, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Khasi, Malayalam and Manipuri etc. 
Exam Pattern Class 6
Subjects No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration (in min)
Mental Ability 40 50 60
Arithmetic 20 25 30
Language 20 25 30
Total Marks 80 100 120 min

JNVST Class 9 Pattern 

  • JNVST contains 100 marks of question 
  • Multiple choice questions. 
  • Duration of each  paper is 2 hr 30 min 
  • There is no negative marking for wrong responses and unattempted answers.
  • Conducted in English/Hindi language
Class 9 Question Format
Subjects No. Of Questions Total Marks
English 15 15
Hindi 15 15
Maths 35 35
Science 35 35
Total 100 100

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Admit Card 2022

The concerned authority was supposed to release the JNVST admit card in April 2022. But due to the COVID 19 situation in the country, the admit card and exam date has been postponed. Candidates who have filled the form can check the official site for the latest update on admit card. JNVST admit card will be out in an online mode. It is mandatory for the candidates to download it because no one will be allowed to enter the examination hall without the hall ticket. A list of information such as the name of the candidate, exam date, timing, venue etc is mentioned in the JNVST admit card. 

JNVST Mock Test 2022

The official body releases the link for the JNVST mock test. Candidates are advised to give the mock test in order to enhance their preparation level. The mock test is available in an online mode and candidates can easily access it by visiting the official site. Practice more and more questions in order to be familiar with the exam pattern. 

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Answer Key 2022

The official announcement of the JNVST answer key takes place in an online mode. Candidates can check their responses to the official answer key. JNVST Answer key holds the correct responses to the questions asked in the exam. Thus before the announcement of the result, one can calculate the estimated value they can attain in the exam. Hence get to know the qualifying status beforehand. 

JNVST Result 2022

JNVST result releases as per the class. Class 9 result was out in March while class 6 result will be out in August 2022. Results will be out in an online mode. One can view the result by visiting the JNVST result link and entering the roll no. The result shows the final selection of the candidates in school

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya  Admission 2022 Procedure

  • Class VI-  Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Selection Test (JNVST) class 6 exam 
  • Class IX-  Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Selection Test (JNVST) class 9 exam 
  • Class XI- admission on the basis of Class X Board Examinations by CBSE / State Education/ other recognized Board.

JNVST 2022 Test Centers

Name of the State / UT Language of the test
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Hindi, English, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali
Andhra Pradesh Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Oriya, Kannada
Assam English, Hindi, Assamese, Bodo, Garo, Bengali, Manipuri
(Bangla Script),Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)
Arunachal Pradesh English, Hindi
Bihar English, Hindi, Urdu
Chandigarh English, Hindi, Punjabi
Chhattisgarh, Delhi English, Hindi
Goa English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Gujarat English, Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi
Haryana, Himachal Pradesh English, Hindi
Jammu & Kashmir English, Hindi, Urdu
Jharkhand English, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya
Kerala Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Karnataka Hindi, English, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu,
Malayalam, Tamil
Lakshadweep Hindi, English, Malayalam
Madhya Pradesh English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Gujarati
Maharashtra English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, Gujrati
Manipur English, Hindi, Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)
Meghalaya English, Hindi, Khasi, Garo, Bengali, Assamese
Mizoram English, Hindi, Mizo
Nagaland, Rajasthan English, Hindi
Odisha English, Hindi, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu
Puducherry English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi
Punjab English, Hindi, Punjabi
Sikkim English, Hindi, Nepali
Telangana Hindi, English, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu
Tripura English, Hindi, Bengali
UT Ladakh English, Hindi, Urdu
UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi
Uttar Pradesh English, Hindi, Urdu
Uttarakhand English, Hindi, Urdu
West Bengal English, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Urdu

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2022 Overview

JNVST 2022 Basic Details
Conducting Body CBSE
Exam Name  Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Selection Test 2022
Exam Type School Level 
Location  All over India (where the centres of JNV)
Exam Level National level 
Time Duration Class 6- 2 hr

Class 9- 2 hr 30 min 

Number of Papers 1
Type of Question MCQ
Application Form Released. Click Here 

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Admission 2022 FAQs

Que 1: Who is the conducting body of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission test?


Que 2: How to apply for JNVST  2022?

Ans: Online mode by visiting the official site.

Que 3: What is the mode of the JNVST exam?

Ans: Online mode

Que 4: Is there a negative marking in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission test?

Ans: There is no negative marking for the wrong response 

Que 5: What is the duration of JNVST 2022?

Ans: Class 6: 2 hr, Class 9- 2hr 30 min. 

Que 6: What is the total mark of JNVST?

Ans: 100 marks. 

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