The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) are co-educational residential schools that are fully financed and administered by the Government of India through the autonomous organisation NVS
The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 for admission to Class 6 for the session 2021-22 has been postponed by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS).
The exam was supposed to take place on 16 May but now has been deferred due to the second wave of coronavirus . It was scheduled to be held in all states and Union territories except Mizoram, Nagaland, and Meghalaya.
The new dates for the entrance examination will be announced in due course.
The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) are co-educational residential schools that are fully financed and administered by the Government of India through the autonomous organisation NVS. The schools, affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), are situated in 27 states and eight Union territories.
The education in these schools is imparted in the regional language up to Class 8. Thereafter, English is used for Mathematics and Science whereas Hindi for Social Science. The entire education is free in these schools which also includes board, lodging, textbooks, and uniform.
At least 75 percent of the seats in Class 6 are filled by candidates hailing from rural areas. The rest are taken up by candidates from urban areas.
1. A student must not have been born before 1 May, 2008, and after 30 April, 2012
2. A candidate should be a student of Class 5 in a school recognised by any education board in India
3. He/She can appear for the selection test only once
Candidates are advised to regularly visit the official website https://navodaya.gov.in/ for further updates regarding the exam.
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