NVS Exam Pattern

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) released the exam pattern for its various non-teaching posts in an official notification in January 2022. The exam pattern is different for most of the posts in NVS. The posts that are available are as follows:

  • Assistant Commissioner
  • Assistant Commissioner (Administration)
  • Female Staff Nurse
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Audit Assistant
  • Junior Translation Officer
  • Junior Engineer (Civil)
  • Stenographer
  • Computer Operator
  • Catering Assistant
  • Junior Secretariat Assistant (HQ/RO cadre) Exam Pattern
  • Junior Secretariat Assistant (JNV)
  • Electrical Cum Plumber
  • Lab Assistant
  • Multi-Tasking Staff

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), an autonomous organization under the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. This article will give details about the exam pattern for NVS 2022 Exam

NVS Exam Pattern for 2022 (Non-Teaching Posts)

The exam pattern for NVS non-teaching posts usually consists of a CBT (Computer-Based Test) followed up by an interview. There can be changes, however, in the components, number of questions and total marks

The exam pattern for each post is as follows:

Exam Pattern for Assistant Commissioner

Test Component of the test Number of questions Total marks Duration of the test
Part-I Reasoning Ability 10 10 The test will be of 3 hours duration without any time limit for each test individually
Part-II General Awareness 20 20
Part-III Language test (General English and General Hindi – 10 marks each subject) 20 20
Part-IV Academics & residential

aspects

50 50
Part-V Administration & Finance 50 50
Total 150 150

Exam Pattern for Assistant Commissioner (Admn)

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 15 15 The test will be of 3 hours duration without any time limit for each test individually
Part – II General Awareness 15 15
Part – III Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part – IV Quantitative Aptitude 15 15
Part – V GFR, FR/SR, latest DoPT orders / circulars, CCS (Conduct) Rules 1964, CCS (CCA) Rules 1965, TA/LTC Rules, New Pension Scheme, CCS (Medical Attendance) Rules, School Administration & Budget, Legal Matters, GeM, 75 75
Total 150 150

Exam Pattern for Female Staff Nurse

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 15 15 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness & Current Affairs 15 15
Part – III Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 10 marks each subject) 20 20
Part – IV Subject Knowledge 70 70
Total 120 120

Exam Pattern for Assistant Section Officer

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 30 30 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
Part – III Language Test (General English & General Hindi) – 15 marks each for each language 30 30
Part – IV Basic knowledge of computer operation, General Awareness and current affairs, POCSO Act, RTI Act 2005, Legal Aptitude, Service Rules and Establishment Rules 40 40
Total 130 130

Exam Pattern for Audit Assistant

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 20 20 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
Part – III Language Test (General English  & General Hindi) – 10 marks each for each language 20 20
Part – IV Basic knowledge of Computer Operation, General Awareness & current affairs 20 20
Part – V Subject Knowledge (Accountancy, Annual Accounts, Taxation, Budgeting, Auditing & Financial Management, GeM 40 40
Total 130 130

Exam Pattern for Junior Translation Officer

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Translation – English to Hindi 25 25 The test will be of 2 hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II Translation – Hindi to English 25 25
Part – III Mental & Reasoning Ability 10 10
Part – IV General Awareness &

Current Affairs

20 20
Part – V Subject Knowledge

(Hindi/English)

20 20
Total 100 100

Exam Pattern for Junior Engineer (Civil)

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 10 10 The test will be of 2 hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness 10 10
Part – III Subject Knowledge including CVC guidelines on tendering GFR (Detailed syllabus as on NVS website under Recruitment Heading) 60 60
Part – IV Language Test (General English & General Hindi) 05 marks for each subject 10 10
Part – V Basic knowledge of computers 10 10
Total 100 100

Exam Pattern for Stenographer

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Language Test (General English & General Hindi) 20 marks for each language 40 40 The test will be of 2 hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness & current affairs 30 30
Part – III Basic knowledge of Computer Operation 30 30
Total 100 100

Exam Pattern for Computer Operator

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 20 20 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Part – III Language Test (General English & General Hindi) 15 marks for each subject 30 30
Part – IV Knowledge of Computer Operation and MS Office 60 60
Total 130 130

Exam Pattern for Catering Assistant

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 15 15 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness 15 15
Part – III Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 10 marks each subject) 20 20
Part – IV Knowledge of Computer operation 10 10
Part – V Domain/Profession

Knowledge

60 60
Total 120 120

Exam Pattern for Junior Secretariat Assistant (HQ/RO cadre) Exam Pattern

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Mental & Reasoning Ability 20 20 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Part – III General Awareness &Current Affairs 30 30
Part – IV Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part – V Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation 30 30
Total 130 130

Exam Pattern for Junior Secretariat Assistant (JNV cadre)

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Mental & Reasoning Ability 20 20 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Part – III General Awareness &Current Affairs 30 30
Part – IV Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part – V Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation 30 30
Total 130 130

Exam Pattern for Electrician cum Plumber

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 15 15 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness 15 15
Part – III Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part – IV Subject-specific knowledge 60 60
Total 120 120

Exam Pattern for Lab Attendant

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 15 15 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness 15 15
Part – III Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 30 30
Part – IV Subject specific knowledge 60 60
Total 120 120

Exam Pattern for Mess Helper

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Reasoning Ability 15 15 The test will be of 2 hours and 30 mins duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness 15 15
Part – III Language Competency Test (General English and General Hindi – 15 marks each subject) 20 20
Part – IV Subject specific knowledge (Food, Nutrition, Hygiene, Recipes of Indian Food and Sweets 70 70
Total 120 120

Exam Pattern for Multi-Tasking Staff

Test  Component of the test Number of questions  Total marks  Duration of the test
Part – I Language Test (General English & General Hindi) 20 marks for each subject 40 40 The test will be of 2 hours duration without any time limit for each test individually.
Part – II General Awareness & Current Affairs 20 20
Part – III Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation 40 40
Total 100 100

*Note:

1. For the post of Stenographer Stage-II of the Examination will consist of:

A Skill Test/Typing Test [Which will be assessed on PC (Personal Computer) only]

Shorthand speed of 80 words per minute and typing speed of 40 words per minute in

English

OR

Shorthand speed of 60 words per minute and typing speed of 30 words per minute in HindiFor the post of Junior Secretariat (Q/RO cadre and JNV Cadre) there will be a typewriting test that will be [will be assessed on PC (Personal Computer) only

2. Stage-II for Electrician cum Plumber exam will consist of a trade test

3. Stage- II for Mess Helper will consist of a Skill Test

4. Based on the performance in CBT and also keeping in view the number of vacancies, the candidates will be called for interview / Trade Test / Skill Test/Document Verification in the ratio as decided by NVS. Intimation to this effect will be uploaded on the NVS website www.navodaya.gov.in in due course.

Frequently Asked Question about NVS Exam Pattern

Does the NVS exam have negative marking?

No, there is no negative marking in the examination. Candidates should try to attempt all the questions in the exam.

What is the pattern of the Navodaya exam?

The Exam Pattern is as Follows: The Exam will be Objective Type. There Will be 80 questions in all for 100 marks. The Time Duration for the Exam Will be 02 Hours.

How will the schedule of the examination be intimated?

The Schedule of examination will be intimated with the Admit Card.

Candidates can refer to the following links for further government exam preparation as well as that other links which will help the candidates.

 

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