For enrollment in Class 9 of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, the student should be given class 8 from any government / accredited school. Students studying in class VIII are eligible to participate in the selection examination. Student's parents have to submit residential certificates and other certificates when asked for it. For admission in Class 9 of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, the selection examination is held in the month of May-June. National level selection examination is conducted for vacant seats of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.