Objective of the Scheme :
(i) To provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, adventure activities and physical education to the talented children predominantly from rural areas.
(ii) To ensure that students attain a reasonable level of competency in three languages.
(iii) To promote national integration through migration of students from Hindi to non-Hindi speaking State and vise-versa.
(iv) To serve in each district as focal point for improvement of quality of school education in general through sharing of experiences and facilities.
Eligibility: A candidate appearing for the selection test must be studying in Class-V for the whole of the academic session 2013-14 in a Government/ Government aided or other recognized schools or schools under schemes of “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” or ‘B’ certificate competency course of National Institute of Open Schooling in the same district where he/she is seeking admission. A school will be deemed recognized if it is declared so by the Government or by any other agency authorized on behalf of Government.
Age Limit: A candidate seeking admission must not have been born before 01-05-2000 and after 30-04-2004. This will apply to candidates of all categories, including those who belong to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). In case of doubt of overage candidate seeking admission, they may be referred to the Medical Board for confirmation of the age. The decision of the Medical Board will be final.
Selection Process: selected on the basis of the written Test
How to Apply:
A) How to get an Application Form
Application forms for admission may be made on the prescribed Application Form (attached with the prospectus) available free of cost from:
(i) Block Education Officer (BEO)
(ii) District Education Officer (DEO)
(iii) Headmaster of any Govt. / Govt. aided / Recognized Accredited Institute / Centre of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan / NIOS where he/she is studying.
(iv) Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.
In case of non-availability of JNVST prescribed Application Form from the above, you may copy the format of Application Form on plain paper (preferably 21cm x 30cm) from our website at the address http://www.navodaya.nic.in or the newspaper advertisement and apply on it.
B) How to submit an Application Form
Duly filled in application form must reach the Block Education Officer latest by 1st October 2012. It shall be signed by the Head of the recognized school/Special Education Scheme (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) where the child is studying in Class-V, on or before 1st October 2012 (Candidates are advised to get the acknowledgement from the BEO at the time of submission of Application Form).
• The last date for submission of Application Form in BEO’s Office is October 1st, 2012
• Entrance Date: February 10th, 2013