JNVST Class 9 Eligibility Criteria 2020
Updated on Oct 30, 2019 - 2:19 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

JNVST Class 9 Eligibility Criteria 2020- Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) sets the JNVST eligibility criteria for admission in class 9. Students must satisfy the JNVST Class 9 eligibility to appear in JNV Selection Test 2020 for Class IX. Admission in Navodaya Vidyalayas will be made on the basis of minimum JNVST Class 9 eligibility criteria and candidate’s performance in JNVST. Only a limited number of eligible and deserving candidates will get admission to NVs. JNVST Class 9 eligibility criteria 2020 contains minimum age limit, minimum marks required, nationality and qualifying marks. Students must be born between May 1, 2004, and April 30, 2008. Only eligible students will be allowed to appear in JNV Selection Test for class 9 admission. JNVST 2020 test will be held on February 8, 2020 for admission to 630 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas located across 29 States and 7 Union Territories in India. Students who are studying in class VIII during the academic session 2019-2020 can apply for JNVST 9th admission 2020. Read JNVST Class 9 eligibility criteria 2020 in this article before filling the admission form.

Latest: Stuck with Maths and Science doubts while doing homework?  Don't hesitate to ask unlimited questions from Mr. AL ASK NOW

Latest- Fill JNVST Class 9 Admission Form 2020 before December 15, 2019.

JNVST Class 9 Eligibility Criteria 2020

Students applying for JNVST 2020 for Class 9 must check the Navodaya Vidyalaya eligibility. All aspirants must satisfy all terms and conditions mentioned under JNVST eligibility for Class 9.

  • Candidates studying in Class 8th are eligible to apply for JNV Selection Test.

  • Students will get admission in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of a particular district from where they have completed Class 8th.

  • Students must have passed class VIII in the academic session 2019-20 form a Govt./Govt. recognized school.

  • There is no age relaxation for reserved category candidates.

  • The age of candidates must be between 11 to 15 years. Students should be born between May 1, 2004, and April 30, 2008. The JNVST age limit is the same for all categories.

  • In case of any doubt regarding the age of a candidate, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti reserves the right send any candidate to a medical board to verify the age for admission in class 9 before the admission is given.

  • Candidates belonging to SC and ST categories have to produce a caste certificate if selected. Such documents should be produced before March 30, 2020, and should be submitted to the Principal of concerned JNV

JNVST Class 9 Eligibility Criteria 2020 for Rural Candidates

A minimum of 75% seats is filled by students belonging to rural areas. Along with the JNVST age limit, given terms of eligibility should also be considered-

  • Students must have studied Classes-III, IV and V from the Government/ Govt. Aided/Govt. recognized school(s) located in rural areas.

  • Also, candidates must have studied full academic session 2019-20 in Class-VIII from the district where students have applied.

JNVST Class 9 Eligibility Criteria 2020 for Transgender Candidates

  • There is no separate reservation for candidates belonging to the transgender category.

  • These students will be included in Boys category for availing sub-category reservation such as Rural, Urban, SC, ST and Divyang

JNVST Class 9 Selection Process

Selection of the students in Class 9th of Navodaya Vidyalaya is dome on the basis of students' performance in JNVST 2020 and document verification.

  1. The exam authority will not provide the details of the marks scored in the test. Also, there will be no provision of re-checking/ re-totalling.

  2. Candidates will be admitted only in that Navodaya Vidyalaya for which they have appeared for the selection test.

  3. In case of any dispute, the decision of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) will be final.

Documents Required for JNVST Selection

After the JNVST Result announcement, students need to bring the given documents while appearing in the document verification round.

  • Address Proof

  • Date of Birth Certificate

  • Pass certificate of VIII class with mark sheets

  • Medical Certificate for Physically Disabled Students

  • Caste Certificate

  • Relevant Certificate for Rural Candidates

JNVST Class 9 Admission Form 2020

Interested candidates who meet the mentioned JNVST Class 9 eligibility criteria 2020 can send their filled online application forms before the last date, December 15, 2019. Below are the steps to submit the filled JNVST Class 9 Admission 2020 form

Step-1- Visit Official website, navodaya.gov.in

Step-2- Fill the JNVST Class 9 Registration Form

Step-3- Upload the Scanned Images

Step-4- Download the Print Copy of Confirmation Page

More like JNVST

Questions related to JNVST

Showing 16 out of 16 Questions

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 !

Related E-books and Sample Papers

The question have been saved in answer later, you can access it from your profile anytime. Access now

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books