KVS Recruitment Exam | Details about Vacancies | Eligibility | Job Profiles

KVS

The KVS (Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan)  is a system of central government schools in India that are instituted under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It has a total of 1209 schools in India and 3 schools in abroad. It is one of world's largest chains of schools. The KVS (Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan), which literally translates to 'Central School Organization', oversees the functioning of the schools with its headquarters in New Delhi.

The administration of this body is based on levels. The chairman of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is always the Minister in Charge of Human Resource Development of the Government of India; the deputy chairman is Minister of State of MHRD. The real working power lies with the Commissioner of KVS; there are additional commissioners to accompany Commissioner in the administration of KVS in different fields. The head of a KVS region is Deputy Commissioner accompanied by an Assistant Commissioner. There are individual principals of every KV administrating the schools along with a Vice-Principal, Head Master/ Mistress.

The Vidyalaya also has several committees for the holistic development of the students and well maintenance of the school compound and system. The most important one is the VMC (Vidyalaya Management Committee), which is the head of all committees.

Job Profile and Vacancies at KVS

There are a variety of job roles for different posts of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. Some of the duties and responsibilities performed by the teachers at Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), are described below in brief.

  • To teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by the National Curriculum Framework (NSF).
  • To teach and educate the student's full range of subject areas.
  • Prepare Lesson plan & running extracurricular activities.
  • Assigning work, correcting and marking work carried out by his/her student.
  • Attending staff meetings and training and development sessions.
  • Maintaining discipline in the classroom.
  • Developing children’s interests, abilities and coordination using a variety of creative activities like (art, sport, and music).

NVS has recently released vacancies for multiple posts. A category – wise and post – wise break down of these vacancies are as follows:

POST NAME

VACANCY

General

OBC

SC

ST

TOTAL

Post Graduate Teacher (PGT)

277

172

95

48

592

Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT)

938

520

300

142

1900

Principal

41

19

11

5

76

Vice Principal

117

57

31

15

220

Librarian

24

14

8

4

50

Primary Teacher

2672

1431

798

399

5300

Primary Teacher

101

54

31

15

201

TOTAL

4170

2267

1274

628

8339


Eligibility Criteria for KVS

There are a set of eligibility criteria to apply for KVS. There are different set of eligibility criteria (age and educational qualification) for different posts. A brief detail about the eligibility criteria of KVS is as follows:

POST NAME

Age Limit

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate Teacher (PGT)

Max. 40 years

Master Degree in Related Subject with 50% Marks and B. Ed Exam Passed

Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT)

Max. 35 years

Bachelor Degree in Related Subject with 50% Marks and CTET Exam Passed

Principal

35 - 50 years

Master Degree with 45% Marks with B. Ed. and 15 Year Experience

Vice Principal

35 - 45 years

Master Degree with B. Ed. and 5 Year Teacher Experience

Librarian

Max. 35 years

Bachelor Degree in Library Science OR Degree with 1 Year Diploma in Library Science

Primary Teacher

Max. 30 years

10+2 Intermediate with 50% Marks and CTET Exam Passed and 2 Year Diploma in Elementary Education

Primary Teacher

Max. 30 years

10+2 Intermediate with 50% Marks and Degree in Music

KVS Exams – Syllabus & Exam Pattern

KVS conducts exam for various posts, i.e., teacher, librarian, etc. in 2 phases: Written Exam and Interview.

Written Exam is the first phase of exam for KVS. It is an Objective Based Online Mode Exam. The exam has two parts which is further divided into sections. Part – 1 has 2 sections, General Hindi and General English of 10 marks and having 10 questions each. Part – 2 has General Knowledge, Reasoning Ability, Computer Literacy, Pedagogy and Subject Concerned. Pedagogy and Concerned Subject sections are involved and reduced according to posts. Part -2 is of 130 marks and has a composite time of 150 minutes. Only KVS – PGT Exam is of 3 Hours.

Interview is the last phase of KVS Exam for every post.

KVS – PGT & PRT Written Exam

The whole exam pattern for PGT and PRT exam is same expect the time duration. KVS – PGT Exam is of 3 Hours, whereas, KVS – PRT Exam is of 150 minutes. This exam is divided into 2 parts, i.e., Part – 1 & Part – 2 and these parts are further divided into sections. Part – 1 has 2 sections, General English and General Hindi, of 10 marks and has 10 questions each. Part – 2 has 5 sections, General Knowledge, Reasoning Ability, Computer Literacy, Pedagogy and Concerned Subject. Part – 2 is of 130 minutes and has 130 questions. Hence, the whole exam is of 150 marks carrying 150 questions.

PART

SECTION

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Part 1

General English

10

10

General Hindi

10

10

Part 2

General Knowledge

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

20

20

Subject Concerned

80

80

TOTAL

150

150


KVS – TGT (P & HE, WE, AE), PRT (Music Teacher) and Librarian Written Exam

The exam – pattern for the post of TGT (P & HE, WE, AE), PRT (Music Teacher) and Librarian is same as whole. This exam is divided into 2 parts, i.e., Part – 1 & Part – 2 and these two parts are further divided into sections. Part – 1 has 2 sections, General English and General Hindi, of 10 marks and has 10 questions each. Part – 2 has 5 sections, General Knowledge, Reasoning Ability, Computer Literacy and Concerned Subject. Part – 2 is of 130 minutes and has 130 questions. Hence, the whole exam is of 150 marks carrying 150 questions and a time duration of 150 minutes as a whole.

PART

SECTION

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Part 1

General English

10

10

General Hindi

10

10

Part 2

General Knowledge

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Subject Concerned

100

100

TOTAL

150

150


KVS – TGT (for all other subjects) Written Exam

KVS – TGT exam is divided into 2 parts, i.e., Part – 1 & Part – 2 and these two parts are further divided into sections. Part – 1 has 2 sections, General English and General Hindi, of 10 marks and has 10 questions each. Part – 2 has 4 sections, General Knowledge, Reasoning Ability, Computer Literacy and Pedagogy. Part – 2 is of 130 minutes and has 130 questions. Hence, the whole exam is of 150 marks carrying 150 questions and a time duration of 150 minutes as a whole.

PART

SECTION

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Part 1

General English

10

10

General Hindi

10

10

Part 2

General Knowledge

40

40

Reasoning Ability

40

40

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

40

40

TOTAL

150

150


KVS Exam Dates

The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has yet not announced its exam dates schedule for different vacancies, i.e., Principal, Vice Principal, Teacher, Librarian, etc. A schedule of last exam dates is mentioned here for your reference.

ACTIVITY

DATES

Online Registration Starts From

24 August, 2018

Last Date to Register Online

23 September, 2018

Last Date for Online Correction

1 October, 2018

Last Date to make Payment

23 September, 2018

Exam Date for Principal/ Vice Principal

3 November, 2018

Admit Card Release

December, 2018

Exam Date for TGT/ PGT/ PRT/ Librarian

22nd & 23 December, 2018

Interview for Principal/ Vice Principal

29 November to 14 December, 2018