JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023: Class 9 Application (Released), Exam Date, Result

Lateral entry will be given to the candidates in JNV against the number of vacancies arising under different circumstances. Admissions will be provided into classes IX and XI depending on the number of vacancies, if any. For enrolment into class IX, a selection test (JNVST) will be conducted. Admissions will be given in class XI on the basis of performance of the candidates in their 10th board exams. Application form for the class IX lateral entry selection test has been released now and students can apply online at the official website of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti till 15th October 2022. Complete details related to the JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 are provided here in this article below.

Latest Update: The application form for JNV class 9 selection test is now available. 

Major Highlights of JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023

  • Candidates must verify their eligibility criteria before they apply for the admissions.
  • 30% of students in Class-IX from a Vidyalaya located in Hindi speaking area spend one academic year in a Vidyalaya in non-Hindi speaking area and vice versa.
  • Details of the exam (center, date, time, etc) for class 9 selection test will be communicated to the candidates via the admit card.
  • Application forms submitted after the last date is over will not be considered and no request in this regard will be entertained.
  • NVS can refer any candidate to medical board for confirmation of their age in case any doubt arises about the age mentioned in the age supporting document.

JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 Important Dates

In the table below, the dates related to JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 are given:

Events Dates  
For class IX For class XI (Tentative)
Availability of online application form Available Yet  to be notified
Last date to submit the application form 15th October 2022 Yet  to be notified
Issue of admit card Yet  to be notified Yet  to be notified
Date of selection test 11th February 2023 Yet  to be notified
Declaration of result Yet  to be notified Yet  to be notified

JNV Lateral Entry 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Check below the detailed eligibility criteria required for appearing in the JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023:

For Class IX:

Age limit Candidates must be born between 1st May 2008 and 30th April 2010 (both days inclusive).
Educational qualification The candidates should be studying in class 8th of any Government or Government recognized school located in the district in which the JNV admission is sought.

For class XI:

Age limit Date of Birth of the candidate should be in between 1st June 2003 to 31st May 2007 (both days inclusive).
Educational qualification The candidate must have passed Class X from a recognized school affiliated to CBSE or any State Education board or any other recognized board. The school should be situated in the state where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is located.

Application Form for JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023

The application form for JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 will be released in online mode. The candidates can get the application form by visiting the official website of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti www.navodaya.gov.in.

  • In the form, the candidates will have to provide the important information such as name, father’s name age, gender, email id, phone number, etc.
  • Academic details such as qualifying exam passing year, marks obtained, etc will also be asked in the application form.
  • The candidates will also have to upload their photograph and signature into the form in scanned format.
  • Care must be taken while entering the details in the form as any incorrect data can make the application liable for rejection.
  • The duly filled application form can then be submitted online before the last specified date.
  • The candidates are advised to keep a printout of the application form with them in case of future use.
  • There is no need to send the printout of the application form or any other document to the NVS.

JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the class IX JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 is given below. For class 6 admission, candidates are required to take JNVST.

For Class IX

  • Mode of exam: The exam will be conducted in offline mode, i.e., as pen and paper based test.
  • Exam duration: Duration of the exam will be 2 hours and 30 minutes (additional 30 minutes for the children with special needs).
  • Medium of exam: Questions will be asked in both English & Hindi languages.
  • Number of questions: A total of 100 questions will be asked in the paper.
  • Type of questions: All the questions will be of objective type.
  • Total marks: The paper will carry a total of 100 marks.
  • Center of exam: Exam center will most probably be the JNV of the concerned district or any other center as indicated in the admit card.
Topics No. of questions Total marks
English 15 15
Hindi 15 15
Mathematics 35 35
Science 35 35
Total 100 100

*No selection test will be conducted for lateral entry admission to class XI.

JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for the class IX selection test is given in detail below. All the questions will of class 8 level.

  • English: Word & Sentence, Modal Auxiliaries, Comprehension, Use of Prepositions, Passivation, Use of Degrees of Comparison, Structure Spelling, Tense Forms, Rearranging Jumbled Words and Reported Speech
  • Hindi: Formation of Sentence, Correction of Sentence, Varna Vichaar, Proverbs, Shabd Bhed, Antonyms & Synonym and Shabd Vivek
  • General Science: Natural Phenomena, Force, Light, Electric Current, Food, Material, Living & Non Living Beings, Reproduction and Solar System
  • Mathematics: Rational Numbers, Direct & Inverse Proportion, Squares & Square Roots, Cubes & Cube Roots, Exponents & Powers, Percentage, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Algebraic Expressions, Understanding of Quadrilaterals, Mensuration and Data Handling

JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 Admit Card

  • The admit card for class IX JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 will be made available on the application portal.
  • Applicants can download the admit card using their application number, date of birth or any other details as asked.
  • Once downloaded, the candidates should take a printout of the admit card and carry it to the exam center.
  • Exam center details will be printed on the admit card along with certain basic details of the candidates.
  • The candidates who fail to carry a valid admit card while reporting for the exam will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 Result

  • Result of the class 9th selection test will be notified at the notice board of the Vidyalaya.
  • Candidates can also check the result from the official websites of the concerned JNVs.
  • A list of the selected candidates will be made in order of ranking and published on the website.
  • For class XI, the list will be drawn on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in their class 10th board exams.
  • This list can be checked form the notice board and official websites of the concerned Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.
  • Kindly note that the selected candidates will also be intimated by the Principal of the concerned JNV via SMS or speed post.

JNV Lateral Entry Test 2023 Selection Process

  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of selection test or class X board performance, as applicable.
  • District-wise as well as state-wise merit lists of the candidates will be prepared.
  • The shortlisted candidates whose names appear in the merit list will have to undergo medical test by the panel of Vidyalaya Doctors.
  • Only the applicants who clear the medical fitness test will be considered for final selection.
  • Final admissions of the candidates are subject to fulfillment of their eligibility and verification of original documents.

Scheme of Studies

Streams available in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas will be allotted to students as per the criteria decided by the Samiti for allocation of streams to the students joining Class XI as under:

Subject combination Eligibility for Lateral Entry Candidates
For General/ OBC candidates For SC/ ST candidates
Science with Mathematics
Science 57% 53%
Mathematics 57% 53%
Science & Mathematics 62.50% 60%
Average of all Subjects 62.50% 60%
Science without Mathematics
Science 57% 53%
Mathematics 57% 53%
Science & Mathematics 57% 52%
Average of all Subjects 57% 53%
Commerce with Mathematics
Mathematics 57% 53%
Average of all Subjects 50% 50%
Commerce without Mathematics
Mathematics 50% 48%
Average of all Subjects 50% 50%
Humanities/ Vocational Stream All students who are declared pass
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  1. Raju shrivastava

    Dear sir 9th me admisiion chahiye kese hoga pls btaiyeGuna MP me

  2. Moon Medak

    Sir,
    I want to admission JNV.How can take admission? Please help me.

  3. Aim

    How can take admission in JNV in this month?

    1. Shyamnarayan yadav

      Sir I chacked class 9th nvs routes Bihar. No vacancy

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