JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020
Updated on Dec 7, 2019 - 1:29 p.m. IST by Dinesh Goyal

JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020 - Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti prescribed the JNVST exam pattern for class 6th. The question paper is divided into three sections: MAT, AT and LT. JNVST 6th class exam pattern includes test duration, maximum marks, test mode and other details. As per the JNVST Class 6 exam pattern 2020, there will be a total of 80 questions for 100 marks. A candidate will have a duration of 2 hours to solve these questions. JNVST exam will be conducted in offline mode through the OMR sheet. This year, NVS is conducting class 6 exams in two phases: I and II. JNVST Class 6 Exam pattern 2020 and Syllabus are the same for both the phases. Read more to know more about JNVST 6th exam pattern, syllabus, types of questions and important topics, etc.
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JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020- Overview

Students looking for JNVST Class 6 admission must appear for this exam. So they should know the overview of JNVST Class 6 exam pattern 2020 which is given below:



Exam mode

Offline through OMR sheet

Exam date

Phase I - January 11, 2020
Phase I - April 11, 2020

Exam Time

11:30 am to 01:30 pm

Total No. of question



Mental Ability Test, Arithmetic test and Language Test

Total Marks


Total Duration

120 minutes

JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020 (Section-wise)

Detailed JNVST Class 6th exam pattern which is given in the table below:

Name of Topics

No. of Questions



Mental Ability Test



60 minutes




30 minutes

Language Test



30 minutes




120 minutes

Note: A single test booklet will be given to each candidate which will comprise of all the three sections. Additional time of 30 minutes will be allowed for differently-abled students.

JNVST Class 6 Syllabus 2020

After knowing the JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020, candidates must check the syllabus of the exam for all the sections. Detailed Navodaya Class 6 syllabus 2020 is provided below, refer the same to prepare:

Mental Ability Test (MAT): This is a non-verbal test consisting of questions based on figures and diagrams to assess the general mental functioning of the candidates. The section is divided into ten parts having 4 questions each. A total of 40 questions will be asked from this section as mentioned in JNVST Class 6 exam pattern 2020.

JNVST Class 6 Syllabus 2020 for MAT

Odd Man Out


Figure Matching


Pattern Completion


Figure Series Completion




Geometrical Figure Completion (Triangle, Square, Circle)


Mirror Imaging


Punched Hold Pattern – Folding/ Unfolding


Space Visualization


Embedded Figure


Arithmetic Test (AT): This test is conducted to test the candidate’s arithmetic skills. All the 25 questions of this test are based on the following topics:-

JNVST Class 6 Syllabus 2020 for Arithmetic

  1. LCM and HCF of numbers

  2. Number & Numeric System

  3. Approximation of Expressions

  4. Percentage and its applications

  5. Decimals and fundamental operations on them

  6. Four Fundamental Operations on the Whole Number

  7. Simplification of Numerical Expressions

  8. Conversion of fractions to decimals and vice-versa

  9. Distance, Time and Speed

  10. Fractional Number and four fundamental operations on them

  11. Applications of the number in measure mass, length, time, money, capacity, etc.

  12. Factors and Multiple Including their properties

  13. Profit and loss.

  14. Simple interest.

  15. Perimeter, area and volume

Sample Questions on Arithmetic


Language Test (LT):

  • This test is held to test the candidate’s reading comprehension skills.

  • As per JNVST Class 6 exam pattern 2020, It consists of four passages, including five questions each.

  • All students need to read the passage and choose the answer from the given passage.

Specimen passage and the questions asked in LT


JNVST Class 6 - Method of recording answers

  • Candidates need to fill their roll number in the OMR sheet carefully as mentioned in JNVST class 6 admit card.

  • A separate answer sheet is provided to candidates. They are required to mark their answers at an appropriate place on the sheet.

  • Candidates must bring their blue/black ballpoint to mark the answers on OMR sheet. Use of pencil is strictly not allowed.

  • According to the JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020, students have to opt for one answer from four options. Candidates must select the correct answer and mark the correct corresponding number given against each answer on the sheet.

  • No changes in the darkened answer are allowed.

  • As provided in JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020, 1.25 marks are given for every correct answer and there is no negative marking.

JNVST Class 6 Examination Language

Besides the JNVST Class 6 exam pattern 2020, candidates should also check the available language for the examination in their state. They will have to choose the language examination to attempt.

JNVST Class 6 Exam Languages

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Hindi, English, Tamil, Urdu, Bengali

Andhra Pradesh

Hindi, English, Telugu, Marati, Urdu, Oriya, Kannada

Arunachal Pradesh

English, Hindi


English, Hindi, Assamese, Bodo, Garo, Bengali, Manipuri(Bangla Script),Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)


English, Hindi, Urdu


English, Hindi, Punjabi


English, Hindi


English, Hindi


English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada


English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi


English, Hindi

Himachal Pradesh

English, Hindi

Jammu and Kashmir

English, Hindi, Urdu


English, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya


Hindi, English, Kannada, Telugu, Marati, Urdu, Malayalam, Tamil


Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada


Hindi, English, Malayalam

Madhya Pradesh

English, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Gujarati


English, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, Gujarati


English, Hindi, Manipuri (Meitei Mayek)


English, Hindi, Khasi, Garo, Bengali, Assamese


English, Hindi, Mizo


English, Hindi,


English, Hindi, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu


English, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil


English, Hindi, Punjabi


English, Hindi


English, Hindi, Nepali


Hindi, English, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Urdu


English, Hindi, Bengali

Daman and Diu

English, Hindi, Gujarati

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi

Uttar Pradesh

English, Hindi, Urdu


English, Hindi, Urdu

West Bengal

English, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Urdu

JNVST Class 6 Preparation Tips 2020

  1. First of candidate should go through the JNVST Class 6 exam pattern and analyze the syllabus and make a study plan to prepare accordingly.

  2. Make notes on important topics as listed in JNVST Class 6 syllabus 2020 to revise later.

  3. Grasp the concepts and clear all doubts.

  4. Candidate must practice sample papers and previous year question papers to analyze the preparation level.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JNVST Class 6 Exam Pattern 2020

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Students should prefer the NCERT Class 5 textbooks and Arihant Books for JNVST 2020 preparation.

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Dear Sir / Madam, I had submitted the form for class IX before last date and also download the same,but still not received any conformation from JNVST.Is my process submitted successfully or not? Thank you in advance.

Parvathi Ramachandran 26th Dec, 2019

Greetings !

If you have not received any confirmation from the authority, kindly contact their help desk either directly for through mail. Usually within 24-48 hours you will be getting reply. You may attach the copy of downloaded application copy too. If any doubts, pls feel free to ask.

Wish You Good Luck !

Thank You !


Sir, I want JNVST 10 years model paper.

Pankhuri Kumari 26th Dec, 2019
Hii Shubham!
Sorry Dear! But, you didn't mention the class for which you need the sample papers. Still, you can get the model question papers on various online portals if you search online. They will provide you the sample question papers in the form of pdf which can be downloaded. You can even check out YouTube tutorial vedios providing questions and answers. Hope this helps.
Good luck!

sir if anyone studying in different districts from childhood up to 5th standard whose parents are belonging to other districts. if he stays in his grandfather house from childhood is he eligible for JNV exam

Saloni Singh 25th Dec, 2019

Hello Student,

Hope you are doing well.

You are eligible to apply for JNVST if the district in which you are studying 5th standard has a Navodaya Vidyalaya.

There are other eligibility criteria for JNVST also, which you can check through the link I'm mentioning below. Please, have a look.


All the best for your Exams.

Thank-you !


sir/mam I have only birth certificate and adhar card these document are sufficient to get the admision in class ix

Saloni Singh 25th Dec, 2019

Hello Atul,

Hope you are doing well.

You need to have your previous year class Marksheet, for getting admitted in any new institution. It's good that you have identity proof but a relevant academic certificate is very important.

All the best for admissions Atul.

Hope I helped.

Thank-you !

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