Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India  
School Code : 07705                            CBSE Affiliation Number : 2940002

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test in about 5000 centres located in about 591 (573+18) Vidyalayas suited in 29 States and 7 Union Territories. As such, for successful administration of the test, different functionaries at different levels are involved. Of course the role of Deputy Commissioner of the region, Principals of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas and District Education Officer/ District Inspector of schools is very crucial. Central Board of Secondary Education, Navodayala Vidyalaya Samiti and State Education Department have to coordinate with each other through established rapport.

          The guidelines for conducting of Orientation Programme for functionaries at different levels, being circulated in the form of this booklet, will help in conducting Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test in a smooth and effective way, it is hoped.

NATURE OF SELECTION TEST

Maximum marks: 100                                        Time allowed: 2 hours

Pattern

 

Section

 Type of test

Approximate time required

N0. Of questions

Total marks

Types of questions

Section - I

Mental Ability

60 Minutes

50

50

Objective Type

Section – II

Arithmetic

30 Minutes

25

25

Objective Type

Section - III

Language

30 Minutes

25

25

Objective Type

Total

2 hours

100

100

 All the questions in three sections will be objective type (multiple choice). Questions in case of Mental Ability Test will be non-verbal, based on the figures or diagrams and students would be required to choose one correct answer out of four given in each case. This test will have four parts. Separate instructions are provided for each set of questions. The main purpose of the Language Test will be assess the reading comprehension of the candidate and that of the Arithmetic Test will be to measure the basic competence of the candidate in arithmetic.

          Students will be required to be seated at 11.15 a.m on the examination day. The examination will start at 11.30 a.m after some preliminaries and will be over at 1.30 p.m. there will be no break during the two-hour test.

           After the commencement of the test, a bell will rung after every half an hour. Packed answer sheets (OMR) will be forwarded to CBSE through Camp office allotted by NVS RO.

The selection unit will come to the school from CBSE in the month of May or June.