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JNVST 2013 – Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2013-14 will be held On Sunday 9th June, 2013 9.30 A.M.
In accordance with the National Policy of Education (1986) Government of India started Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs). Presently the JNVs are spread in 27 States and 7 Union Territories. These are co-educational residential schools fully financed and administered by Government of India through an autonomous organization, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Admissions in JNVs are made through the JAWAHAR NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SELECTION TEST (JNVST) at Class VI. The medium of instruction in JNVs is the mother tongue or regional language up to Class VIII and English thereafter for Maths and Science and Hindi for Social Science. Students of the JNVs appear for X and XII class examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education. While education in the schools is free including boarding, lodging, uniforms and textbooks, a nominal fee of Rs.200/- per month will have to be paid by the children from IX to XII class. However, children belonging to SC/ST, Girls and Physically Handicapped and from the families whose income is below poverty line are exempted from payment of fees.
Objective of the Scheme
State-wise Distribution of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
Accordingly to the Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be set up in each District in a phased manner. At present, there are 595 (576+19**) Vidyalayas are sanctioned in 27 States and 7 Union Territories out of which 583(567+16) are functioning. The State-wise distribution of JNVs is as under:
|Arunachal Pradesh||16||Madhya Pradesh||48+2|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||02||Maharashtra||32+1|
|Daman & Diu||02||Orissa||30+1|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||01||Punjab||20+1|
|Jammu & Kashmir||17+1||Uttar Pradesh||70|
** Additional JNVs sanctioned for the Districts having large concentration of SC/ST population.
A maximum of eighty students are admitted in Class VI in each Vidyalaya, through a Selection Test subject to availability of suitable candidates. The Samiti reserves the right to reduce the seats to forty or to withhold result and/or withhold admission and/or conduct of JNVST 2013 in case adequate accommodation is not available.
JNV Selection Test for admission to Class-VI in JNVs for the academic session 2013-14 will be held as per following schedule. The last date for submission of Application Form in BEO’s Office is 01-10-2012 (Monday).
On Sunday, the 10th February, 2013 at 9.30 A.M. in the State of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, West Bengal (except Darjeeling) Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (except Chamba, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour, Kullu, Lahaul & Spiti and Shimla Districts), Jharkhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Delhi, Arunachal Pradesh (except Tawang District), Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep and Pondicherry .
On Saturday 13th April, 2013 9.30 A.M. in the States of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim ,Jammu and Kashmir (except Leh & Kargil) and in the District of Tawang of Arunachal Pradesh, in the Districts of Chamba, Sirmour, Kullu, Kinnaur, Mandi, Shimla of Himachal Pradesh, in the District of Darjeeling of West Bengal.
JNVST 2013:On Sunday 9th June, 2013 9.30 A.M. in the Districts of Leh, Kargil of J&K State and in the District of Lahaul & Spiti of Himachal Pradesh State.