Soumya Prakash Pradhan

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) recently announced a recruitment drive for various non-teaching positions in Group-B and Group-C categories.

There are a total of 1377 vacancies available across different roles such as female staff nurse, assistant section officer, audit assistant, legal assistant, junior translation officer, stenographer, computer operator, catering supervisor, junior secretariat assistant, electrician cum plumber, lab attendant, and mess helper.

Candidates selected through this recruitment process may be posted anywhere in India upon their initial assignment in Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.

Below are the details of vacancies categorised by position and candidate type:

  1. Female Staff Nurse: Total vacancies - 121 (85 for UR candidates, 12 for EWS, 12 for OBC, etc.)
  2. Assistant Section Officer: Total vacancies - 5 (categorised accordingly)
  3. Audit Assistant: Total vacancies - 12
  4. Junior Translation Officer: Total vacancies - 4
  5. Stenographer: Total vacancies - 23
  6. Catering Supervisor: Total vacancies - 78
  7. Junior Secretariat Assistant: Total vacancies - 360
  8. Electrician Cum Plumber: Total vacancies - 128
  9. Lab Attendant: Total vacancies - 160
  10. Mess Helper: Total vacancies - 442

Qualifications required for these positions vary. For instance:

  1. Female Staff Nurse: Must have a B.Sc. Nursing degree from a recognised university.
  2. Assistant Section Officer: Requires a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university.
  3. Audit Assistant: Requires a B.Com degree from a recognised university.
  4. Stenographer: Requires passing 12th grade from a recognised Board or University.

For detailed qualification criteria, candidates should refer to the official website of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (

Interested candidates can apply online through the official website. The selection process involves a competitive exam and interview.

Final decisions regarding the selection mode and eligibility criteria will be made by NVS.

Application fees vary based on the candidate category:SC/ST/PwBD candidates do not need to pay an application fee but must pay a processing fee of Rs 500.

General/EWS/OBC (NCL) candidates need to pay an exam fee and processing fee of Rs 1500.

The exam dates for these positions have not been announced yet. 

Candidates are advised to regularly check the notification section on the official website of NVS for updates regarding the exam date and recruitment process.