NVS to conduct selection test for Class 11 lateral entry admissions from 2023-24 session

JNV Class 11 Admissions 2023: NVS will issue a detailed notification on admissions to vacant seats at naovdaya.gov.in soon.

JNV Class 11 admissions through selection test (Representational Image: Wikimedia Commons)JNV Class 11 admissions through selection test (Representational Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Vagisha Kaushik | April 30, 2023 | 01:06 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has decided to conduct a selection test for lateral entry admission to Class 11 in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. According to an official notification, the selection test will be conducted in July. NVS will issue a detailed notification on JNV Class 11 admission 2023 on the official website – navodaya.gov.in.

“In connection with Lateral Entry admission in class XI against vacant seats in JNVs, decision is taken to conduct selection test from the session 2023-24 onwards, as in the case of Lateral Entry Admission in Class IX. Aspiring candidates may apply for selection test through online mode for which provision will be made. Selection test will be conducted in July, 2023. Detailed notification will be issued shortly,” said NVS in latest notification.

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Currently, NVS conducts a Lateral Entry Selection Test (LEST) for admission to lateral entry seats in Class 9. For JNV Class 11 admissions, those students who passed the Class 10 exam from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), state board and other recognized boards in the district where a JNV is located were able to apply. As per the previous eligibility criteria for JNV Class 11 admissions, students should be within the age limit of 15-17 years as on July 1 of the year of admission.

The merit list was prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the applicants in Class 10 board exams and the availability of seats in the concerned JNVs. Students were also required to have a “reasonable” competency in English and Hindi languages.

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