Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024: Application Form (out), Eligibility, Exam Date

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024: Application Form (out), Eligibility, Exam Date

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti will be conducting selection test to shortlist the candidates for admission into class VI and IX. Admission will be offered into different Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) situated all over the country. Interested students or their parents/ guardians can fill and submit their online applications for admission. Complete details of the Navodaya Vidyalaya admission 2024 are provided in this post.

JNVST 2024 application form is now available.

Major Highlights

  • There will be no application fee for Navodaya Vidyalaya selection test.
  • In all JNVs, a help desk will be available to assist the candidates/parents in submitting application form free of cost.
  • Center to appear for the test will be mentioned in the admit card and will not be changed under any circumstances.
  • Marks obtained by candidates in the test (selected or not selected) will not be communicated.
  • There will be no provision for re-evaluation of the answer scripts or re-totaling of marks.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024 Important Dates

The official dates for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024 are provided below:

 For class VIFor class IX
Release of online applicationAvailableTo be updated
Last date to submit application form10th August 2023
To be updated
Issue of admit cardTo be updatedTo be updated
Date of examTo be updatedTo be updated
Result declarationTo be updatedTo be updated

Eligibility Criteria

Following are the eligibility criteria for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024:

For Class VI

  • Candidate must be studying in class V for the whole academic session 2024-2023 in a recognized schools or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where admission is sought.
  • For admission under rural quota, one must have passed classes III, IV and V from a recognized school located in rural area spending one full academic session each year.
  • Only the candidates from the district concerned where the Navodaya Vidyalaya has been opened are eligible to apply for admission.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear in the selection test for the second time.

For Class IX

  • The candidate must be studying in class VIII in a recognized schools or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where admission is sought. Clearing the exam is also compulsory.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Application Form 2024

The application form for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024 will be made available in online mode on the official website A valid email address and phone number will be required for filling the application form.

  • Basic details such as name, date of birth, gender, etc of the candidates will be asked in the application form.
  • Soft copies of candidates’ photograph and signature and signature of the parents/ guardians will be uploaded into the application form.
  • Choice for medium of test should be provided at the time of filling the application form.
  • After providing all the information into the application, it can be submitted online.
  • A registration number and password will be sent on the registered phone number after successful application submission.
  • Candidates are suggested to keep a printout of the filled and submitted application form in case of future reference.

Pattern of Test

The exam pattern for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024 is given as:

For Class VI (JNVST 2024)

  • Mode of exam: Offline
  • Duration of test: 2 hours
  • Question paper language: English, Hindi & regional language
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 100
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking.
TopicsNo. of questionsTotal marks
Mental Ability Test4050
Arithmetic Test2025
Language Test2025

For Class IX

  • Mode of exam: Offline
  • Duration of test: 2:30 hours
  • Question paper language: English & Hindi
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Total marks: 100
TopicsNo. of questionsTotal marks

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission Syllabus

For Class VI

Basic topics to check the mental and arithmetical ability will be covered under the exam syllabus.

  • Mental Ability Test: Figures and Diagrams (Odd-Man Out, Figure Matching, Pattern Completion, Figure Series Completion, Mirror Imaging, etc)
  • Arithmetic Test: Numeric System, LCM and HCF, Decimals, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Simple Interest, Perimeter, Area & Volume, Fractional Number
  • Language Test: Passages followed by 5 questions to assess reading comprehension

For Class IX

The syllabus will comprise of important topics from English, Hindi, Mathematics and Science subjects of class VIII level.

  • English: Comprehension, Tense, Modal Auxiliaries, Structure Spelling, Reported Speech, Prepositions, Word & Sentence, Jumbled Words and Degrees of Comparison
  • Hindi: Antonym, Synonym, Sentence Correction, Sentence Formation, Proverb, Varna Vichaar, Shabd bhed, Shabd Vivek, etc
  • Mathematics: Rational Numbers, Squares & Square Roots, Cubes & Cube Roots, Exponents & Powers, Mensuration, Data Handling, Quadrilaterals, Linear Equations in One Variable, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Discount, etc
  • Science: Food, Living/ Non Living, Reproduction, Force, Light, Electric Current, Natural Phenomena and Solar System.

Admit Card

  • The admit card for the selection test will be published on the official website of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS).
  • Students will be able to download their admit card registration number and password.
  • Upon downloading, a printout of the admit card should be taken out and must be carried to the exam center.
  • On the admit card, details of the candidates and the exam and important instructions will be published.
  • The students are advised to keep their admit card safe until they are granted final admission.


  • Students will be able to check the result of the selection test by visiting the official website of NVS and logging into the admission portal.
  • Result will be notified in the Vidyalaya Notice Board as well as on the website of concerned JNVs.
  • Selected candidates will also be intimated by speed post and SMS.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Process 2024

  • Candidates who clear the selection test will be offered final admission only after verification of their documents.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to visit the Vidyalaya along with their original certificates for verification.
  • Details of the admission process will be communicated to the candidates through the official website.
  • The students will be considered for the admission only into that Vidyalaya for which they have appeared for the selection test.

39 thoughts on “Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2024: Application Form (out), Eligibility, Exam Date

  1. My son is studying in cl-v this year(2021-22) and his date of birth is 12-08-2011, can he applying for JNVST admission test for 2022.

  2. Dear Sir/ Madam,

    Good morning!

    Kindly confirm to us when forms will be available for class VI entrance for year 2022 of navodaya vidyalaya .

    With best regards
    Prakash Chandra Joshi
    New friends colony Daharia
    Haldwani Nainitaal Uttrakhand (India)

  3. My daughter is study in 9th class cbse school now I want her study 10+1 anad 10+2 in navodaya vidyala how can it’s possible pls suggest me thanx

  4. Dear sir/madam I have finished registration of phase 1 and have got user id and password but is not able to login please help me through this and tell me how can I get application form through online for class 9
    Please share me some contact details

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