Jawahar  Navodaya Vidyalaya

Sahibganj ( Jharkhand )

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Admission to Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are made through national level competitive test conducted by  Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi and the children are admitted at class VI level.  Children are also being admitted against the vacant seats in class IX also through regional level Lateral Entry Test.  Education in Navodaya Vidyalayas is free of cost.   A total of 75% of seats are reserved for rural children and a minimum of 33%  of seats are reserved for girls.  SC/STs also have due reservations  of 15% & 7% respectively.  The Scheme envisages establishment of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, one in each district of the country. 

Till 1998, the Jawahar  Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) was conducted by the National Council of  Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The medium of the test is in 20 Indian languages and is largely non-verbal and objective in nature and is so designed that talented children from rural areas are able to compete without suffering a disadvantage. All the children who have studied in and passed from Class V from any recognized school  of that district and between 9 to 13 years of age groups children are eligible to appear in  JNVST for admission in  Class VI. 

As per the Scheme, a maximum of 80 students can be admitted in Class VI per year in a JNV. However, in view of shortage of accommodation in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Sahibganj , it is restricted to 40 only.


Details of Administrative Blocks:- 

S.N.        Name of Blocks              No. of Primary school

01            Sahibganj                                       38

02            Mirza chouki                                  54

03            Borio                                             78

04            Barhate                                          87

05            Barharwa                                       77

06            Patna                                             77

07            Rajmahal                                        49 + 34(Udhwa)

08            Taljhari                                           80