About Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Resource Development, Government of India. NVS runs a system of alternate schools for talented and gifted students of India called as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs).
These schools were established to find the talented children from rural areas of the country and to provide them quality education so that they can compete without facing any disadvantages. All the JNVs are co-educational and fully residential schools. These schools are affiliated to CBSE.
Every year NVS release application for admission of talented students from various districts of the states to class VI, IX and class XI. Admission to class VI and IX are made through a selection test called JNVST (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test). Whereas admission to class XI are done through lateral entry based on merit in class X. A large number of children from different states apply every year for admission to these schools.
Navodaya Vidyalaya (NVS) Admission
To get admission in Navodaya school student have to appear in JNVST exam each year for admission in class 6, 9 and 11. Clearing JNVST exam is not easy as more than 30 lakh student appear for the exam and there are only a few seats available to fill in approximately 598 schools.