JNVST Best Books For Entrance Test Preparation 2022-23

JNVST, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Selection test is one of the well-known tests conducted for the admission of students to class 6 at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalas across India. The test is conducted in 27 states and 7 union territories of India.

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya selection test is conducted by the management Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. The seat in class 6th in a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is limited to 80 and the results of the test are usually published at the end of May every year.


  • To filter and admit 80 best students in class 6 in each of 575 schools that comes under the management Navodaya Vidyalaya S
  • To promote and enhance national integration


  • Students studying in class 5th in a government recognised school.
  • Students between the age of 9-13
  • Students who have never appeared for JNVST before
  • For rural quota students from class 3, 4 and 5 from a government recognised school in a rural area can apply.

Things to remember

  • No candidate/student will be given a 2nd chance
  • No student will be allowed to attend the exam without the admit card issued by the management.
  • Exam center for each student allotted would be final, and change of exam center will not be possible.

With all these things being told, to acquire a seat in JNV the student should secure good marks in the JNVST. For this, he/she has to have a good knowledge of the subjects and the syllabus.

Here is what JNV select test is based on

  1. Mental Ability – 50 question, 50 marks
  2. Arithmetic– 25 question, 25 marks
  3. Language– 25 question, 25 marks

The above-mentioned are the 3 general topics on which question would be prepared. To score good marks for a seat in JN you need to train yourself. Now here is the exam pattern as published by the JNV

  1. Mental ability –
  2. Odd man out
  3. Figure matching
  4. Analogy
  5. Space visualization
  6. Mirror imaging
  7. Figure series completion
  8. Embedded visualization
  9. Pattern completion
  10. Completing the geometrical figures
  11. Holding a punched pattern
  12. Arithmetic
  13. Number system
  14. LCM and HCF of numbers
  15. Operation on whole number (four fundamentals)
  16. Distance, speed, and time
  17. Profit and loss
  18. Simple interest
  19. Area, volume, and perimeter
  20. Percentage and the applications of percentage
  21. Factors and multiples
  22. Decimals and its fundamental operations
  23. Conversion of fractions
  24. Approximation
  25. Numerical expressions and their simplifications
  26. Application of length, mass, capacity, time, money etc.
  27. Language
  28. Reading Comprehension

These are the basic topics a student should be thorough with. Now, for practise and enabling to score good marks, here are some of the best books for JNVST preparation.

  1. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2018 for Class 6 – https://www.amazon.in/Jawahar-Navodaya-Vidyalaya-Entrance-Class/dp/9311124923/
  2. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam Guide 2018 – Class 6 – https://www.amazon.in/Jawahar-Navodaya-Vidyalaya-Entrance-Guide/dp/9386634481/
  3. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Solved Papers 2018 for Class 6 – https://www.amazon.in/Jawahar-Navodaya-Vidyalaya-Solved-Papers/dp/9311124966/
  4. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam: Class VI (Popular Master Guide) – https://www.amazon.in/Jawahar-Navodaya-Vidyalaya-Entrance-Exam/dp/8178126761/
  5. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Exam 2014 For Class VI – https://www.amazon.in/Jawahar-Navodaya-Vidyalaya-Entrance-Class/dp/9350667894/
  6. 20 Practice Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya 2018 For Class 6 Paperback – 2017, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Solved Papers 2018 For Class 6 (Hindi) Paperback – 2017, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Solved Papers 2018 For Class 6 Paperback – 2017 (Set of 3) – https://www.amazon.in/Practice-Jawahar-Navodaya-Vidyalaya-Paperback/dp/B071S28YLJ/

All the details mentioned above were collected from several reputed websites and the official prospectus published by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.

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