JNVST Class 9 Exam Pattern 2020
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 - 3:37 p.m. IST by Maniprabha.singh

JNVST Class 9 Exam Pattern 2020- NVS has released the Navodaya Entrance Exam Syllabus for Class 9 and JNVST exam pattern online. The JNVST class 9 exam pattern includes marking scheme, number of questions in the question paper, and type of the question paper among others. Students have to solve a total of 100 multiple-choice questions in two and a half hours. Also, according to the JNVST Class 9 Exam Pattern 2020, there will be no negative marking. The medium of JNVST class 9 question paper will be English & Hindi. The questions asked in JNVST Class 9 Admission Test 2020 will be from Mathematics, General Science, Hindi & English. Besides, the difficulty level of questions will be of Class 8th. JNVST is conducted for Navodaya Vidhyalaya admission for Class 9 and Class 6. Read the article to get JNVST class 9 exam pattern 2020 and syllabus details.
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JNVST class 9 admission 2020 has been commenced from October 24, 2019, with online registration. Students who meet the JNVST 9th eligibility criteria will be able to apply online for JNV Selection Test 2020. The last date to apply for JNVST Class 9th admission is December 15, 2019.

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JNVST Class 9 Exam Pattern 2020

  • JNV Selection Test for Class 9th will be held on February 8, 2020, in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya of the concerned district.

  • The test duration is 2 hours 30 minutes and starts at 10:00 AM and end by 12:30 PM

  • Students belonging to Divyang category with special needs can avail an extra 30 minutes for solving the papers.

  • There will be a total of 100 questions of maximum 100 marks in the examination.

  • JNV Selection Test for Class 9th is a pen and paper mode exam.

  • All the answers to the JNVST Class 9 admission test will be marked on the OMR sheet by using a black/ blue ballpoint pen.

  • The medium of the examination is English/Hindi.

  • The test consists of subjects- Mathematics, General Science, English and Hindi. The difficulty level of the test paper is similar to class VIII.

  • The questions asked in the exam are objective types.

JNVST Class 9 Exam Pattern 2020

Students should attempt all questions to get good marks. Refer the below table for marks distribution

















100 marks

JNVST Class 9 Syllabus 2020

Along with the JNVST Class 9 exam pattern 2020, students should also be aware of what to prepare for the entrance exam. The subjects from which questions will be asked are English, Hindi, Science and Maths. Read the article to know subject-wise important topics that are covered under JNVST syllabus 2020 for class 9-

JNVST Class 9 Syllabus 2020 for English topics

  • Passivation

  • Comprehension (unseen passage)

  • Word and sentence

  • Modal auxiliaries

  • Use of degrees of comparison

  • Tense forms

  • Structure spelling

  • Rearranging jumbled words among others.

  • Use of prepositions

  • Reported speech

JNVST Class 9 Syllabus 2020 for General Science

  • Conservation of Plants and Animals
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Synthetic fibres- Plastics
  • Metals and Non – metals
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Crop Production and Management
  • Food Preservation
  • Micro-organism
  • Coal and Petroleum
  • Fossil Fuel
  • Combustion and Flame
  • Light & Sound
  • Force
  • Solar System
  • Chemical Effects of Electric Current
  • Reproduction

JNVST Class 9 Syllabus 2020 for Maths

  • Rational Numbers
  • Squares and Square Roots
  • Cubes and Cube Roots
  • Mensuration & Data Handling
  • Percentage
  • Algebraic Expressions and Identities including Factorization
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Exponents and Powers
  • Direct and Inverse Proportions
  • Understanding Quadrilaterals
  • Linear Equations in One Variable

JNVST Class 9 Syllabus 2020 for Hindi


JNVST 2020 Exam- Important Points

  • Students have to qualify each section separately to get selected for final admission.

  • Each student should bring the NVS Class 9 Admit Card 2020 while appearing in the entrance exam. The admit card will be issued online in the 4th week of January 2020.

  • Do not make any stray marks on the OMR answer sheet.

  • Use only Black or Blue Ball Point pen. Use of pencil is prohibited.

  • No separate sheet along with the answer sheet will be provided.

  • The use of a whitener or eraser is NOT allowed to use on the OMR sheet.

  • NVS doesn’t release the official answer keys. However, a few institutes release the answer keys to help students. JNVST class 9 Answer key 2020 will be released to check the performance in the exam.

JNVST Class 9 Result 2020

NVS will release the JNVST class 9 Result 2020 in the online mode. The result will be announced in the form of a merit list in the month of March 2020. Selected students need to visit the assigned centre with the required documents for verification. Students will also receive a letter from the concerned Principal through speed post.

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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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