Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Sahibganj ( Jharkhand )
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% & 7½% 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