CBSE Says, Over 1.16 Lakh Appeared for JNV Entrance Exam Amid COVID

More than 1.16 lakh students had appeared for the 2nd phase of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya selection test [winner bound]. The test was ended on 7th November 2020. In an official statement, the Central Board of Secondary Education stated that conducting the exam amid a pandemic is a true challenge. However, the proper planning of the board helped in holding the exam smoothly without any issues.

CBSE Says, Over 1.16 Lakh Appeared for JNV Entrance Exam Amid COVID

The statement further reads, ‘This is the second exam conducted by CBSE after compartment and is expected to add to the public confidence in times of COVID.’ The Central Board of Secondary Education conducted the national level entrance examination to class 6 in JNVs across the nation. The exam was organized in pen and paper-based mode.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas [JNVs] has invited applications for the next academic session in 2021. As per the latest reports, the selection test will be conducted on 10th April 2021. The paper comprises a total of 80 questions for 100 marks. Each candidate will be given a single test booklet that comprises a total of all three sections. An extra time of 30 minutes will be given to the differently-abled students.

A minimum of 75 percent of seats in a district will be filled with the students shortlisted from rural regions of the district. The leftover seats will be filled with students from the urban locations of the district. Even if education is free in JNVs, an amount of Rs. 600 per month is collected from each student pursuing their education between 9 to 12 classes towards Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi.

The students belonging to SC and ST categories, all the girl students, and those who belong to below poverty line [BPL] families are exempted from paying the fee for these classes. Keep visiting our website frequently to get the latest educational updates such as the exams, results, and more.

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