Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2021 | Exam Dates, Syllabus & Result

Navodaya Vidyalaya is a group of boarding schools that provide good quality education at nominal fees. These schools are run by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, New Delhi an autonomous organization under the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

They are affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Every year, JawaharvNavodaya Vidyalaya offers admission to students of class 6th and 9th. An entrance exam is conducted to select the students for admission. 

Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2021

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2021 for class 6 will be held on 10th April 2021 and for class 9 on 13th February 2021. The Navodaya Vidyalaya 2021 Application Form for Admission in Class 6 was released on 22 October 2020. Students can apply online for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2021 by filling up the Navodaya Application form. The last date to submit the application form is 15 December 2020.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2021 – Exam Overview

Examination Name

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test

Commonly known as 


Conducted by

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)

Mode of Exam


Conducted for

Admission to Navodaya Vidyalaya Schools in classes 6 and 9

Total marks for written examination

100 (For class 6 and class 9)

Selection Process 

Written test 

JNVST Exam Dates 2021

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission 2021 Important Dates


For Class 6

For Class 9

Start Date of Sale of Application form

22 October 2020

4 November 2020

Last Date to get the Application Form

15 December 2020 

15 December 2020

Issue of Admit Card

April 2021

1st week of January 2021

Date of Entrance Exam

10 April 2021

13 February 2021

Declaration of Entrance Exam Result 

End of April 2021

Not Announced

JNVST Eligibility [Class 6 and Class 9]

To get admission in Navodaya Vidyalaya, students need to satisfy the Navodaya Vidyalaya eligibility criteria 2021. The following is the minimum age limit and education qualification under the eligibility criteria for Sainik School 2021 admission –

Age Limit Criteria for Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam for session 2021-22

  • Class 6 – The age of the candidate should be between 9-13 years.
  • Class 9 – The age of the candidate should be between 13-16 years.

Educational Qualification for Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam for session 2021-22

  • For 6th Class: Minimum Required Qualification is 05th Class from an authorized school/board.
  • For 9th Class: Applicants should have passed the 08th Standard from an authorized school/board.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam Application Process

You can find the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Application Form 2021 issued online. Students can register for Navodaya Vidyalaya admission 2021 on

The submission of the application form is completely online. Students have to complete the following steps – 

  • Open the official website of JNVS –
  • Click on the JNV Selection Test 2021 notification available online
  • Read the JNVST 2021 brochure then click on Register
  • Fill the online form and upload the certificate with the photograph along with signatures of both the candidates and as his/her guardian. Submit the application form and take out a printout for future reference.

JNVST Selection Process 2021

Students can apply for Navodaya Vidyalaya Admission online from The selection process for Navodaya Vidyalaya is simple. Students will be enrolled on the basis of their performance in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) 2021 which will be held on 10 April 2020.

Download JNVST Study Materials

Navodaya Vidyalaya Exam Pattern 2021 for Class 6


No. of Questions



Mental Ability Test



60 Minutes

Arithmetic Test



30 Minutes

Language Test



30 Minutes




2 hours

Navodaya Vidyalaya Exam Pattern 2021 for Class 9


No. of Questions






2 ½ Hours

















JNVST Syllabus 2021

Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam Class 6 Syllabus

  • Mental ability Test: In this test, the questions are based on figures and diagrams only. The section is divided into ten paras having 4 questions each.
  • Arithmetic Test: The main purpose of this test is to measure a candidate’s basic understanding of Arithmetic. All the Twenty questions of this test will be based on the following 15 topics – 
  1. The number and numeric system.
  2. Four fundamental operations on the whole number.
  3. The fractional number and four fundamental operations on them.
  4. Factors and multiple including their properties.
  5. LCM and HCF of numbers.
  6. Decimals and fundamental operations on them.
  7. Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice – versa.
  8. Applications of number in measure length, mass, capacity, time, money, etc.
  9. Distance, time, and speed.
  10. Approximation of expressions.
  11. Simplification of Numerical Expressions,
  12. Percentage and its applications.
  13. Profit and loss.
  14. Simple interest.
  15. Perimeter, area, and volume
  • Language Test: The main aim of this test is to assess the reading comprehension of the candidates. The test consists of three passages. Each passage is followed by 5 questions.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam Class 9 Syllabus

  • English 

  1. Comprehension (unseen passage)
  2. Word and sentence
  3. Modal auxiliaries
  4. Use of degrees of comparison
  5. Tense forms
  6. Structure spelling
  7. Rearranging jumbled words among others.
  8. Use of prepositions
  9. Reported speech
  • General Science

  1. Conservation of Plants and Animals
  2. Cell Structure and Function
  3. Synthetic fibers- Plastics
  4. Metals and Non – metals
  5. Natural Phenomena
  6. Crop Production and Management
  7. Food Preservation
  8. Microorganism
  9. Coal and Petroleum
  10. Fossil Fuel
  11. Combustion and Flame
  12. Light & Sound
  13. Force
  14. Solar System
  15. Chemical Effects of Electric Current
  16. Reproduction
  • Maths

  1. Rational Numbers
  2. Squares and Square Roots
  3. Cubes and Cube Roots
  4. Mensuration & Data Handling
  5. Percentage
  6. Algebraic Expressions and Identities including Factorization
  7. Profit and Loss
  8. Discount
  9. Simple and Compound Interest
  10. Exponents and Powers
  11. Direct and Inverse Proportions
  12. Understanding Quadrilaterals
  13. Linear Equations in One Variable
  • Hindi

  1. हिंदी वर्ण माला
  2. शब्द रचना
  3. वाक्य रचना 
  4. अर्थ 
  5. शब्द-रूप 
  6. संधि 
  7. समास 
  8. क्रियाएँ
  9. विराम चिन्ह
  10. पर्यायवाची शब्द 
  11. मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
  12. वर्तनी 
  13. अनेकार्थी शब्द
  14.  देशज 
  15. विलोम शब्द
  16. विदेशी (शब्द भंडार) 
  17. अर्थबोध 
  18. अशुद्धियाँ 
  19. आदि

Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2021 Preparation 

The competition is tough every year as many students from all over the country sit for the Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Examination. They prepare well with the help of books, previous year papers, and more. 

You can find the best books, study materials, and previous year question papers and sample question papers in the link given below. You will find all the top quality books that you need to study in the given link. Prepare with them thoroughly to crack the exam with ease.

Navodaya Vidyalaya 2021 Admit Card

The Navodaya Admit Card will be available for download for the candidates on the official website There click on the link that says ‘Download admit card’ enter the application number and password/DOB. Check if the details in the admit card are correct or not. Take the printout of the to admit card and the candidates will need to carry it to the examination hall. 

Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Examination cut-off 2021

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Examination will be held on 10 April 2021 for class 6 and the lateral entry test for class 9 on 13th February 2021. The cut-off marks for the Navodaya Vidyalaya admission 2021 will be released after the publication of the results.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Examination Result 2021

The result of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection test 2021 will be out by June 2021. To know the status of your selection process for Navodaya Vidyalaya admission 2021, students will need to visit the official website to check. 

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