Navodaya NVS Class 9, 11 LEST 2024 Application Opens: Apply by September 30; Check Full Detail 

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has initiated the application process for admission to Class 9 and Class 11 via the lateral entry selection test (LEST) for the academic session of 2024, aiming to fill available vacant seats. The deadline for submitting JNV lateral entry application forms is September 30.

Students interested in securing admission in Class 9 and 10 can complete the NVS application form on the official website, The selection test is scheduled for February 2, 2024.

For Class 11 LEST, eligibility criteria specify that students must have attended Class 10 during the 2023-24 session in a government-recognized school where JNV is operational. Birthdates for eligible students fall between June 1, 2007, and July 31, 2009.

In the case of Class 9 LEST, students should be currently enrolled in Class 8 at a recognized school and must have birthdates ranging from May 1, 2009, to July 31, 2011.

The selection test for Class 11 will encompass questions on mental ability, English, mathematics, science, and social science. It will be an OMR-based objective type examination available in both English and Hindi mediums. Similarly, the Class 9 selection test will feature objective questions in Hindi, English, mathematics, and science.

How to apply for NVS Class 9, 11 LEST 2024

Students can follow the steps given below to fill in the NVS Class 9 and Class 11 LEST 2024 application forms.

  • Visit the NVS official website,
  • Now click on the Class 9 or Class 11 lateral entry selection test link under the homepage.
  • Click on the registration link for the class you wish to apply for.
  • Fill the application form by entering the required details.
  • Upload the documents as per the format specified.
  • Review the NVS LEST Class 11 or Class 9 application and submit the form.
  • Save and download for future reference.