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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) is conducted for admission to class VI in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalas located across the country in 28 states and 7 union territories. This exam directed by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti aims at selecting the best students for study at JNV schools in India. At present there are 636 schools of the samiti through out the country. A maximum of 80 students are admitted in Class VI in each vidyalaya through this selection test. The exam is conducted at the start of the year while JNVST results are declared by the end of May of the year of admission. 
  • To provide all round quality education to talented children from rural areas. 
  • To ensure that students obtain a competency in three languages. 
  • To promote national integration. 
  • To serve as a focal point of quality education in each district of the country. 
Eligibility for JNVST 2022:
Only the candidates from the district concerned where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission. However, if the district where JNV is opened 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 is not started in the newly bifurcated district as yet.
A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2009 and after 30-04-2013 (Both dates are inclusive). This will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Class (OBC). In case of doubtful cases of overage in comparison to the age recorded in the certificate, they may be referred to the Medical Board for confirmation of the age. The decision of the medical board will be treated as final.
candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2021-22 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. The candidate who has already passed/studied class V in all previous academic sessions is not eligible to appear in the selection test. A school will be deemed recognized if it is declared so by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government. 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 in the session 2021-22. Actual admission in Class-VI for the session 2022-23 will be subject to the mentioned condition. 


JNVST Registration / Application Form

How to get an JNVST 2022 application form ?
Apply online at website - https://navodaya.gov.in
The last date to submit online application - 30th November 2021
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.


JNVST Exam Dates

JNVST 2022 Date:-  
JNVST 2022 Date (Class VI ) - 30th April 2022, Saturday (11.30 A.M).
The admit cards will be made available as per date decided by NVS in due course which will be displayed on application portal. The admit cards shall be downloaded free of cost by the candidates/parents before the conduct of JNVST. 


JNVST Syllabus

JNVST 2022 Syllabus:
Section 1: Mental Ability Test (MAT) -
This is a non – verbal test. Questions are based on figures and diagrams only. 
Section 2: Arithmetic Test -
1. Number and numeric system.
2. Four fundamental operations on whole number.
3. Fractional number and four fundamental operations on them.
4. Factors and multiples including their properties.
5. LCM and HCF of numbers.
6. Decimals and fundamental operations on them.
7. Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice-versa.
8. Measurement of length, mass, capacity, time, money etc.
9. Distance, time and speed.
10. Approximation of expressions.
11. Simplification of Numerical Expressions,
12. Percentage and its applications.
13. Profit and loss.
14. Simple interest.
15. Perimeter, area and volume
Section 3: Language Test -
The main purpose of this test is to assess reading comprehension of the candidates. The test consists of four passages. Each passage is followed by 5 questions. Candidates shall read each passage carefully and answer the questions that follow.


Paper Pattern

JNVST 2022 Paper Pattern:-
The selection test will be of two-hour duration from 11:30 am to 01:30 pm and will have 3 sections with only objective type questions. There are 80 questions in all for 100 marks. 
Type of Test - Number of Questions - Marks - Duration -
Mental ability Test - 40 Qs - 50 Marks - 60 Minutes
Arithmetic Test - 20 Qs - 25 Marks - 30 Minutes
Language Test - 20 Qs - 25 Marks - 30 Minutes
Total - 80 Qs - 100 Marks
1.25 marks will be given for every correct answer.
No negative marking will be done.


JNVST Preparation

JNVST 2022 Preparation:
Following are some useful tips for JNVST 2022 Preparation 
01. Prepare a timetable of study for the test. Do so understanding your strengths and weaknesses.
02. Allocate sufficient time for preparation as each section of the test is important. 
03. Practise sample papers of previous years.
04. Revise what you study on a regular basis. 
Subject-wise JNVST preparation: 
Mental Ability Section: Mental Ability section is aimed at testing mental functioning and consists of questions with figures and diagram. For this section practise questions pertaining to mental ability on a regular basis. 
Arithmetic section: The purpose of this section is to test your skills in maths. For mathematics as well regular practise is the key. 
Language Test: To do well in this section all you need to do is read books/newspapers  and also solve english comprehension passages. 

JNVST Notification

JNVST 2022 Notification:-

Apply online at website - https://navodaya.gov.in
The last date to submit online application - 30th November 2021
JNVST 2022 Date (Class VI ) - 30th April 2022, Saturday (11.30 A.M)


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