Admission in Class-XI


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Online applications are invited for admission to Class XI of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas of the Districts, against the vacant seats, which are likely to be available in JNVs during 2018-19. Admission will be made on the basis of performance of students in Class X Board Examinations conducted by CBSE / State or other recognised Educational Boards.

Admission in JNVs opted by the candidate will be considered subject to fulfilment of admission criteria and availability of Vacancies in JNV concerned.


  • Date of Birth of the candidates seeking admission to Class-XI shall be  between 1st June 2000 and 31st May 2004 ( both days inclusive). 
  • The candidate must have passed Class X during the academic session 2017-18 from a recognized school affiliated to CBSE or any other State Education Board  of the State where the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is located.
  • The merit list will be prepared as per marks obtained by the applicant in Class X Board Exam and the admission will be given as per eligibility of candidate and other criteria of NVS  against the   vacant seats available in the JNVs concerned.
  • Selection of students will be done as per following steps:


  1. District wise merit list will be prepared and students will be selected against the vacancies under various categories.
  2. After  selecting students against the vacancies in the JNV of the district as mentioned above, a common merit list will be prepared at State level. Further  vacancies, if any, exit in other JNVs of the same State will be filled from the State level merit list by considering the option exercised by the candidates.

If the selected candidate does not join even after making all efforts, vacant seats will be filled only from State level merit list. Read More

Format for Admission in Class XI for the Session 2018-19 Click here