HOW TO APPLY FOR JNV SELECTION TEST
JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST (JNVST) 2019
JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2019-20 will be held on Saturday, the 6th April 2019 at 11:15 A.M. in one phase for all Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.
The last date to submit online application is 30th November 2018.
FOR URBAN CANDIDATES
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.
RESERVATION OF SEATS
a) 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.
b) 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.
c) One third of the total seats are filled up by girls.
d) 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.
ABOUT THE SELECTION TEST
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
4. English 5.
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