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Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti-Conduct of Lateral Entry Test 2017 for Admission to Class IX and Tentative list of vacancies

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti-Conduct of Lateral Entry Test 2017 for Admission to Class IX against Vacant Seats and Tentative list of vacancies in Class-IX for admission through Lateral Entry Test for session 2017 - 18

                            NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SAMITI (MINISTRY OF HRD, GOVT. OF INDIA)
                                           ENTRANCE TEST FOR ADMISSION TO CLASS IX 
                                              AGAINST VACANT SEATS DURING 2017-18
As envisaged in National Policy of Education (NEP), 1986, Govt. of India set co-educational residential institutions named Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in 28 States and 07 UTs excluding Tamil Nadu. At present, 595 Vidyalayas are functional in the country. 
The main objective of Navodaya Vidyalayas is to provide quality modern education to the children predominantly from rural areas. Though the admission into Navodaya Vidyalayas is at Class VI , it is intended to fill vacant seats with a lateral entry test at Class IX level.
Applications are invited for admission to Class IX of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the District, against the vacant seats, which are available during the academic year 2017-18. The admission is through an All India Test to be conducted on Saturday, 24th June 2017 at 10.00 hrs. in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the district concerned. The medium of test is English/Hindi. 
Eligibility: 
a) Only those candidates who have studied Class VIII during the Academic Session 2016-17 in one of the Govt./Govt. recognized schools of the district where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is functioning and where admission is sought. 
b) Candidate appearing for the selection test must have passed Class VIII in the academic session 2016-17 from a Govt./Govt. recognized school in the district where he/she is seeking admission.
c) Candidates seeking admission must not have been born before 01.05.2001 and after 30.04.2005. This will apply to candidates of all categories including those belonging to SC/ST. d) Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti reserves the right to refer any candidate to a MEDICAL BOARD for confirmation of the age of the candidate in case a doubt arises about the age certificate produced by the candidate before the admission is given. 
Nature of the Selection Test
Sl.No. Subject
Marks             
01. English 15
02. Hindi 15
03. Maths 35
04. Science 35
TOTAL 100

The test will be objective type with 03 hours duration without any break. Centre for the examination will be Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the concerned district. 
How to Apply 
The Prospectus-cum-Application form containing detailed instructions can be obtained free of cost from the Office of Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and office of District and Block Education Officers of the District. Application forms can also be downloaded from our Office website www.nvshq.org. Neatly typed and xeroxed copy of the applications also can be used for applying. Application form filled in all respects is to be submitted to the office of Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the concerned district by Monday, the 29th May 2017 either through Registered Post or in person
          Time Activity Schedule for Conduct of Lateral Entry Test 2017 for Class IX for Admission of Students in JNVs

Sl. No. Activity Agency Involved Time Target
01 Publicity through News paper/Mass media and uploading in the website of NVS(Hqrs.)/R.O./JNV NVS(Hqrs.)/Regional Office/ JNV 12th May 2017 (Friday)
02 Distribution of application form Principal, JNV 12th May 2017 (Friday)
03 Submission of Custodian Bank Details to CBSE CBSE/ NVS Hqrs./ Regional Office/ Principal JNV 19th May 2017 (Friday)
04 Last date of submission of application by the candidate Candidate/JNV 29th May 2017 (Monday)
05 Intimation of requirement of question paper by JNV to RO Regional Office/ Principal JNV 30th May 2017 (Tuesday) (10 am)
06 Intimation of requirement of question paper by RO to NVS(HQ) NVS Hqrs/ Regional Office 30th May 2017 (Tuesday) (12 noon)
07 Intimation of requirement of question paper by NVS(HQ) to CBSE CBSE/NVS Hqrs 30th May 2017 (Tuesday) (4 pm)
08 Scrutiny of Application Form at Vidyalaya level by a duly constituted Committee Principal JNV 5th June 2017 (Monday)
09 Issue of Admit Cards to the candidates Candidates/JNVs 12th June 2017 (Monday)
10 Conduct of Examination 24th June 2017 (Saturday)
11 Uploading the list of selected students in the website of JNV Principal of JNV 3rd July 2017 (Monday)
12 Intimation to selected students by JNVs Principal JNV 4th July 2017 (Tuesday)
13 Completion of Lateral Entry Admission process including admission through wait list Principal JNV / Regional Office 10th July 2017 (Monday)
14 Submission of report of admission to NVS Hqrs. Regional Office 11th July 2017 (Tuesday)
Download Prospectus cum Application Form