Kendriya Vidyalaya sangathan

KVS Exam Highlights

All KV Schools are affiliated to the Central Board Of Secondary Education(CBSE) and comes under the supervision of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) .Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan carries out the responsibility of providing, establishing, endowing, maintaining, controlling and managing the central schools (Kendriya Vidyalayas) located all across India and abroad. It conduct recruitment examination for various posts of Officers, Teachers and other Staff every year. Candidates should start their preparations for the NVS examination for the posts of Post Graduate Teachers (PGT), Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) & Other Miscellaneous Teachers such as Librarian, Art, Music, PET, Assistant Commissioner, Legal Assistant, Female Staff Nurse, Catering Assistant and Lower Division Clerk (LDC). It is important for the applicants to know a few details about the same. Let’s have a look at the important facts about the KVS Exam.

Exam Notification

KVS releases official Notification for recruitment of KVS different posts from eligible candidates who must be citizens of India. Notification of KVS exam contains all the relevant information regarding exam, eligibility criteria, age limit, nationality etc.

Exam Pattern

KVS PGT Teacher Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration
General English
10 / 10
General Hindi
10 / 10
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
10 / 10
3 Hours
Reasoning Ability
10 / 10
Computer Literacy
10 / 10
Pedagogy
20 / 20
Subject Concerned
80 / 80

TOTAL

150 / 150

3 Hours

Note

  • Interview round will be of 60 Marks
  • The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test and Interview.
  • The weightage of Written Test and Interview will be 85:15.

KVS TGT Teacher Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration
General English
10 / 10
General Hindi
10 / 10
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
40 / 40
2 Hours 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability
40 / 40
Computer Literacy
10 / 10
Pedagogy
40 / 40

TOTAL

150 / 150

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Note

  • Interview round will be of 60 Marks.
  • The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test and Interview.
  • The weightage of Written Test and Interview will be 85:15.

KVS TGT (P & HE, WE, AE) Teacher Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration
General English
10 / 10
General Hindi
10 / 10
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
10 / 10
2 Hours 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability
10 / 10
Computer Literacy
10 / 10
Concerned Subject
100 / 100

TOTAL

150 / 150

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Note

  • Interview round will be of 60 Marks.
  • The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test and Interview.
  • The weightage of Written Test and Interview will be 85:15.

KVS PRT Teacher Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration
General English
10 / 10
General Hindi
10 / 10
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
10 / 10
2 Hours 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability
10 / 10
Computer Literacy
10 / 10
Pedagogy
20 / 20
Concerned Subject
80 / 80

TOTAL

150 / 150

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Note

  • Interview round will be of 60 Marks.
  • The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test and Interview.
  • The weightage of Written Test and Interview will be 85:15.

 KVS PRT Music Teacher Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration
General English
10 / 10
General Hindi
10 / 10
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
10 / 10
2 Hours 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability
10 / 10
Computer Literacy
10 / 10
Concerned Subject
100 / 100

TOTAL

150 / 150

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Note

  • Interview round will be of 60 Marks.
  • The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test, Performance Test and Interview.
  • The weightage of Written Test, Performance Test and Interview will be 60:25:15.

KVS Librarian Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration
General English
10 / 10
General Hindi
10 / 10
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
10 / 10
2 Hours 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability
10 / 10
Computer Literacy
10 / 10
Concerned Subject
100 / 100

TOTAL

150 / 150

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Note

  • Interview round will be of 60 Marks.
  • The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test and Interview.
  • The weightage of Written Test and Interview will be 85:15.

KVS Qualification

Since KV announces multiple posts so the educational qualification will vary. The candidate should ensure that he/she meets these educational qualifications to apply online. Once filled or submitted the candidate is not allowed to correct the information provided by him/her

Educational Qualification

Post Educational Qualification
Principal, Vice-Principal, TGTs, PGTs, Librarian, Primary Teacher, Primary Teacher (Music)
  • Master Degree from recognized university with at-least 45% marks in aggregate
  • B.Ed or equivalent teaching degree.

Age Limit

Post Age Criteria
PRINCIPAL
Minimum – 35 years and Maximum–50 years
Vice-Principal
Minimum – 35 years and Maximum–45 years
TGTs
Maximum 35 years
PGTs
Maximum 40 Years
Librarian
Maximum 35 years
Primary Teacher
Maximum 30 years
Primary Teacher (Music)
Maximum 30 years

Age Relaxation

Post Age Relaxations
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe
5 years
Other Backward Classes
3 years
Women (All Category) for teaching posts only
10 years
KVS Employees
No age bar
Candidates with 3 years continuous service in Central Govt. provided
5 years for General 10 years for SC/ST 08 years for OBC
Persons ordinarily domiciled in State of Jammu & Kashmir during 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989
5 years
Persons with disabilities (including women)SC/ ST/ OBC/ General
15 years 13 years 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (General)(For Group-A posts only)
05 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) (For Group-A Posts only)
08 years (03 years + 05 years)
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) (For Group-A Posts only)
10 years (05 years + 05 years)
Ex-Servicemen (General)(For Group-B posts only)
03-years after-deduction- of the Military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) (For Group-B posts only)
06 years (03 years + 03 years) after deduction of the Military Service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) (For Group-B posts only)
08 years (03 years + 05 years) after deduction of the Military Service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of applications

Cut-Off

Post Subject Gen OBC SC ST OH VH HH
PGT
Hindi
105
104
101
96
99
-
-
PGT
English
100
95
91
85
89
92
-
PGT
Physics
74
73
66
57
-
-
-
PGT
Chemistry
97
95
84
71
-
-
-
PGT
Math
89
88
79
74
73
-
-
PGT
Biology
104
102
95
88
-
-
-
PGT
History
92
91
88
84
87
87
-
PGT
Geography
106
105
102
102
99
85
-
PGT
Economics
87
86
79
73
80
-
-
PGT
Commerce
100
95
88
77
93
75
-
PGT
Computer Science
103
99
94
83
-
-
-
TGT
P&HE
80
79
75
71
-
-
-
TGT
A&E
111
110
110
101
101
-
71
TGT
WET
106
105
93
90
93
79
75

KVS Exam Syllabus

KVS PGT Teacher Syllabus

KVS PGT Part-I Syllabus

General English

Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.

General Hindi

Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Comprehension, Phrases/Muhavare, Plural Forms etc
KVS PGT Part-II Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, Capitals of India, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Science & Technology, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals.

Reasoning Ability

Arithmetic Number Series, Spatial Orientation, Observation, Figures Classification, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc. Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal Classification, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Problems, Analogies, Theme Detection, Cause and Effect, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.

Computer Literacy

Computer Basics, Using Paint Brush, More in Paint, About Desktop and Computer Peripherals, Word Processor, Formatting Word Document, Internet, Computer History, Word Processor, Exploring Windows, Powerpoint Presentation, etc.

Pedagogy

(i) Pedagogical Concerns

(a) Curriculum: Meaning, Principles, types of curriculum organization, approaches.

(b) Planning: instructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan

(c) Instructional material and resources: Text Books, Work books, Supplementary material AV aids, Laboratories, Library, Clubs-Museums-Community, Information and Communication Technology.

(d) Evaluation: Types, tools, Characteristics of a good test, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, Analysis and interpretation of Scholastic Achievement Test.

(ii) Inclusive Education

(a) Understanding diversities: concept types (disability as a dimension of diversity)

(b) Disability as a social construct, classification of disability and its educational implications:

Sensory Impairment (Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment and Deaf Blind)

Cognitive Disabilities: (Autism Spectrum Disorder; Intellectual Disability and Specific Learning Disability)

Physical Disabilities: cerebral palsy and loco motor

(c) Philosophy of inclusion with special reference to children with disability.

(d) Process of Inclusion: concern issues across disabilities.

(e) Constitutional Provisions

(f) Education & Technology

(iii) Communication & interaction

Theory of Communication, Types of Communication, Communication & language, Communication in the classroom, barriers in communication.

Concerned Subject

Hindi, English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology, History, Geography, Economics, Commerce and Computer Science

KVS TGT (Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Science, Mathematics, Social Studies) Teacher Syllabus

KVS TGT Part-I Syllabus

General English

Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.

General Hindi

Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Comprehension, Phrases/Muhavare, Plural Forms etc
KVS TGT Part-II Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, Capitals of India, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Science & Technology, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals.

Reasoning Ability

Arithmetic Number Series, Spatial Orientation, Observation, Figures Classification, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc. Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal Classification, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Problems, Analogies, Theme Detection, Cause and Effect, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.

Computer Literacy

Computer Basics, Using Paint Brush, More in Paint, About Desktop and Computer Peripherals, Word Processor, Formatting Word Document, Internet, Computer History, Word Processor, Exploring Windows, Powerpoint Presentation, etc.

Pedagogy

(i) Pedagogical Concerns

(a) Curriculum: Meaning, Principles, types of curriculum organization, approaches.

(b) Planning: instructional Plan- Year Plan, Unit Plan, Lesson Plan

(c) Instructional material and resources: Text Books, Work books, Supplementary material AV aids, Laboratories, Library, Clubs-Museums-Community, Information and Communication Technology.

(d) Evaluation: Types, tools, Characteristics of a good test, Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, Analysis and interpretation of Scholastic Achievement Test.

(ii) Inclusive Education

(a) Understanding diversities: concept types (disability as a dimension of diversity)

(b) Disability as a social construct, classification of disability and its educational implications:

Sensory Impairment (Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment and Deaf Blind)

Cognitive Disabilities: (Autism Spectrum Disorder; Intellectual Disability and Specific Learning Disability)

Physical Disabilities: cerebral palsy and loco motor

(c) Philosophy of inclusion with special reference to children with disability.

(d) Process of Inclusion: concern issues across disabilities.

(e) Constitutional Provisions

(iii) Communication & interaction

Theory of Communication, Types of Communication, Communication & language, Communication in the classroom, barriers in communication.

(iv) Understanding Learning

Concept, Nature of Learning – input-process-outcome, Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental, Approaches to learning and their applicability — Behaviorism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Plaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt (Kohier, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura), Dimensions of Learning — Cognitive. Affective and Performance, Motivation and Sustenance- its role in learning, Memory & Forgetting, Transfer of Learning. Design of Learning activities and classroom processes, pedagogic practices, and creating democratic learning environments that include diverse children’s knowledge and social experiences in the classroom.

KVS TGT (Physical & Health Education, Art Education and Work Experience) Teacher Syllabus

KVS TGT Part-I Syllabus

General English

Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.

General Hindi

Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Comprehension, Phrases/Muhavare, Plural Forms etc
KVS TGT Part-II Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, Capitals of India, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Science & Technology, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals.

Reasoning Ability

Arithmetic Number Series, Spatial Orientation, Observation, Figures Classification, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc. Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal Classification, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Problems, Analogies, Theme Detection, Cause and Effect, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.

Computer Literacy

Computer Basics, Using Paint Brush, More in Paint, About Desktop and Computer Peripherals, Word Processor, Formatting Word Document, Internet, Computer History, Word Processor, Exploring Windows, Powerpoint Presentation, etc.

Concerned Subject

Physical & Health Education, Art Education and Work Experience

KVS PRT Teacher Syllabus

Let’s have a look at the Part-I and Part-II Syllabus:

KVS PRT Part-I Syllabus

General English

Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.

General Hindi

Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Comprehension, Phrases/Muhavare, Plural Forms etc
KVS PRT Part-II Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, Capitals of India, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Science & Technology, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals.

Reasoning Ability

Arithmetic Number Series, Spatial Orientation, Observation, Figures Classification, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc. Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal Classification, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Problems, Analogies, Theme Detection, Cause and Effect, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.

Computer Literacy

Computer Basics, Using Paint Brush, More in Paint, About Desktop and Computer Peripherals, Word Processor, Formatting Word Document, Internet, Computer History, Word Processor, Exploring Windows, Powerpoint Presentation, etc.

Pedagogy

(i) Childhood and development of children: Prospective in development, Physical — Motor Development, Social and Emotional development, Chlldhood

(ii) Education and Curriculum: Learning, Learner and Teaching, Knowledge and curriculum, Facilitating personal growth, application In teaching, Knowledge and Methods of enquiry, Learners and their context, Pedagogic practice and the process of Learning ICT in education.

iii) Methodology: Understanding Language and early Literacy, Mathematics Education for primary school child, Listening and Speaking, Reading, Writing, Language and Communication, Planning for Teaching, Classroom Management.

iv) Diversity, Gender and Inclusive Education: Inclusive Education, Children with Special Needs, Gender, School and Society.

KVS PRT Music Teacher Syllabus 2018

KVS PRT Part-I Syllabus

General English

Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.

General Hindi

Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Comprehension, Phrases/Muhavare, Plural Forms etc
KVS PRT Part-II Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, Capitals of India, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Science & Technology, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals.

Reasoning Ability

Arithmetic Number Series, Spatial Orientation, Observation, Figures Classification, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc. Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal Classification, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Problems, Analogies, Theme Detection, Cause and Effect, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.

Computer Literacy

Computer Basics, Using Paint Brush, More in Paint, About Desktop and Computer Peripherals, Word Processor, Formatting Word Document, Internet, Computer History, Word Processor, Exploring Windows, Powerpoint Presentation, etc.

Concerned Subject

Musicology

KVS Librarian Syllabus 2018

KVS Librarian Part-I Syllabus

General English

Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Idioms & Phrases, etc.

General Hindi

Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Translation of Sentences, Fill in the Blanks, Error Detection, Comprehension, Phrases/Muhavare, Plural Forms etc
KVS Librarian Part-II Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Important Days, Indian History, Books and Authors, Indian National Movement, Awards and Honors, Budget and Five Year Plans, General Polity, Current Affairs – National & International, Indian Economy, Capitals of India, International & National Organizations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Science & Technology, Sports, Abbreviations, Countries & Capitals.

Reasoning Ability

Arithmetic Number Series, Spatial Orientation, Observation, Figures Classification, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualization, Coding and Decoding etc. Number Series, Letter and Symbol Series, Verbal Classification, Essential Part, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Problems, Analogies, Theme Detection, Cause and Effect, Artificial Language, Matching Definitions, Making Judgments, Statement and Conclusion, Logical Deduction, Statement and Argument.

Computer Literacy

Computer Basics, Using Paint Brush, More in Paint, About Desktop and Computer Peripherals, Word Processor, Formatting Word Document, Internet, Computer History, Word Processor, Exploring Windows, Powerpoint Presentation, etc.

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