Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas for talented rural students

Q.  Which of the following is/are true regarding Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya?

1) It is only for talented students.
2) It is only from 6th to 12th.

- Published on 25 Nov 16

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWER: Both 1 and 2
 
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) are a system of alternate schools for gifted students in India.

They are run by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, New Delhi, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy, Government of India.

JNVs are fully residential and co-educational schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, with classes from VI to XII standard.

JNVs are specifically tasked with finding talented children in rural areas of India and providing them with an education equivalent to the best residential school system, without regard to their family's socio-economic condition.

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