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Navodaya Entrance Result 2018:

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) is responsible for the entrance exams for the entry into the sixth standard. This is for the academic year 2018 to 2019. The Jawahar Navodaya Entrance Result 2018 were announced on Saturday, 10th of February at around 11:30 AM Indian Standard Time.  But these results were only announced in the following states:

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Chattisgarh
  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Kerala
  • Karnataka
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Maharashtra
  • Manipur
  • Orissa
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands

On Sunday, 8th April 2018, the Navodaya Entrance result 2018 were published in the following states at 11:30 AM Indian Standard Time in the following states:

  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Meghalaya
  • Mizoram
  • Nagaland
  • Sikkim
  • Uttrakhand

Navodaya Entrance Result 2018: Reservation of Seats

A minimum of 75 percent of the seats of a particular district or area is occupied by candidates or students from the rural communities. The remaining of the seats are filled with those students belonging to urban communities.

The total number of seats filled up female candidates is approximately one third.

Reservation of seats is allocated to those candidates belonging to the Scheduled caste and scheduled tribes categories as well. The number of seats allocated is in proportion to the population of the communities in the particular district. However, the number of seats allocated is interchangeable, all depending on the number of candidates taking up the entrance exam.

There is also reservation of seats for those students that are physically disabled. This category is for approximately 3 percent of the seats allocated. The disability quota is for the following handicaps:

  • Visually impaired
  • Hearing impaired
  • Orthopedically impaired

Objective of the Scheme

  • To provide a good value education which is modern and relevant in today’s world while at the same time, including a component of the Indian heritage and culture, a sense of moral value as well as an awareness of the environment.
  • Particularly aiming for the children who show exceptional talent in the rural communities, adventure activities, and physical education plays a big part as well.
  • To ensure all-round development, all students are expected to learn a minimum of three languages and are expected to attain reasonable levels of competency in each of the languages.
  • In order to promote and propagate national unity and integrity, one of the main objectives of this entrance exam is to do the above via migration of students from Hindi based environment to a non-Hindi state and vice versa.
  • Another objective that this entrance exam wishes to achieve is to make each district a major point of focus for the improvement of the standard and quality of education in schools through the sharing of facilities as well as general experiences.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only those students can be eligible for admission if their district or area is has a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya opened.
  • A student who wishes to seek admission for this test cannot be born before the date of 01 May 2005 as well as after 30 April 2009. This rule is applicable to each student irrespective of caste or disability or state. In case of any doubt, they can refer to the Medical Board for assessment and confirmation. Please note, the decision taken by the Medical Board is final and will not be changed under any other circumstance.
  • Any student who is appearing for this admission must be studying currently in the fifth standard for the entirety of 2017 to 2018. His or her school has to be a Government aided school or any other school that has the “B” certification in the competency course in the National Institute of Open Schooling; provided it is in the same district or area where he or she is seeking admission for.
  • If a candidate is appearing from a rural area, then he or she should have studied as well as passed all classes in a Government aided school for grades 3, 4 and 5 in that particular rural area where he or she is seeking admission.
  • Any student that is not promoted to the fifth standard before the date of 15h September 2017 will not be eligible to take up this entrance exam for obtaining the admission.
  • It is quite known, that no student or candidate is permitted to retake the entrance exam a second time. This is absolutely final and no circumstances can change this rule.

Additional Documents

All those candidates who have passed the Selection Test, their parents will need to submit the following documents on their behalf:

  • Residence certificate
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Proofs of eligibility of all the above-mentioned criteria
  • For all those students seeking admission in the rural areas, the parents will need to provide proof that their child has studied in a school aided by the government in a rural area

Keep an eye on for more updates.

To know more in detail about Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, visit here.

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