KVS Recruitment Exam and Syllabus

Dear aspirants, KVS, the government of NCT of Delhi, is about to issue KVS Recruitment Notification for various posts. The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is responsible for conducting examinations to appoint candidates for teaching and non-teaching posts. More than 9000+ vacancies are expected to be announced for various posts this year. However, as per the latest RTI report, 4069 PRT vacancies remain vacant in the KVS schools.

About KVS Recruitment

Every year Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) recruits many teachers for both primary and secondary sections under different categories. In this article, we will discuss the recruitment process that KVS conducts for recruiting teachers and non-teaching staff for Kendriya Vidyalaya. We will also discuss how to prepare for KVS Recruitment Exam. The educational organization operating under the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India recruits eligible TGT, PGT, and PRT candidates for deployment to various schools.

The KVS Preliminary and Mains Examination are conducted online for recruiting teachers from Humanities, Science, and Commerce streams for both primary and secondary sections of Kendriya Vidyalaya. In addition to teaching posts, they also recruit non-teaching staff such as peons, clerks etc., KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan has a separate recruitment procedure. The prelims exam is held twice every year, i.e., May and December. Those who qualify in the prelims round can appear for the next rounds, which contain subject papers, depending on the post applied.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is an autonomous body under MHRD, so it does not come under the state government’s jurisdiction. Kendriya Vidyalaya is divided into 3 sectors, namely, Central, East and West, with each sector having a Kendriya Vidyalaya in almost every major city of India. The details for all institutions & their locations can be found on their official website. Even though KendriyaVidyalaya holds a recruitment process for various posts related to different categories, the information is for recruitment to teaching posts only.

Organization Name KendriyaVidyalaya School
Post Name PGT, TGT, PRT
Vacancies 7000+ (tentative)
Recruitment Level National
Mode of Application Online Mode
Online Registration Available Shortly
Last Date to Apply Updated Shortly
Selection Process Written test & Interview
Official Website

KVS Recruitment Vacancy Details

S.No. Posts Vacancies
1. KVS PRT 3324
2. KVS TGT 2793
3. KVS PGT 1353
5. Librarian 205

Eligibility Criteria for KVS Recruitment

The KVS 2022 notification PDF for PGT/PRT/TGT recruitment has all the information you need, including eligibility criteria, a number of vacancies, syllabus, and age limit. We advise you to keep checking the KVS official website and this page for the latest updates on the KVS 2022 exams. If you’re interested in applying, read the complete notification, including the selection process and application form.

Eligibility for KVS PGT Recruitment

  • Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks.
  • Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized university.
  • Proficiency in teaching Hindi and English media.

KVS Recruitment: TGT Teachers

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks in the concerned subjects/combination of subjects and in aggregate.
  • Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized university.
  • Pass in the CTET Paper II by CBSE or appear in CTET.
  • Proficiency in teaching Hindi and English media.

PRT Teachers Eligibility for KVS Recruitment


Senior Secondary (or equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known)


Senior Secondary (or equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.)


Senior Secondary (or equivalent) with at least 50% marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education


Graduation with at least 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)*

Who has qualified as Bachelor of Education from any NCTE recognized institution shall be considered for appointment as a teacher in class I-V provided the person so appointed as a teacher shall mandatorily undergo a six month Bridge Course in Elementary Education recognized by the NCTE within two years of such appointment as Primary Teacher.

  • Qualified in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test conducted by the Govt. of India.
  • Proficiency to teach through Hindi & English media.


Knowledge of working on Computer.

Application Fee:

  • Rs 1500/- for Principal & Vice Principal
  • Rs 1000/- for PGT’s
  • Rs 1000/- for TGT’s
  • 1000/- for PRT & PRT (Music)

Age Limitations:

Job Detail Age Limits
Principal Minimum Age – 35 years
Maximum Age – 50 years
Vice Principal Minimum Age – 35 years
Maximum Age – 45 years
Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs) Maximum Age – 40 years
Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs) Maximum Age – 35 years
Librarian Maximum Age – 35 years
Primary Teacher Maximum Age – 30 years
Primary Teacher (Music) Maximum Age – 30 years

KVS PGT/PRT Exam Pattern

PAPER I General English 10 10 150 Minutes
General Hindi 10 10
PAPER-II Current Affairs 10 10
Reasoning and Numerical Ability 10 10
Computer 10 10
Teaching Methodology 20 20
Subject Concerned 80 80
Total 150 150

KVS TGT Exam Pattern

PAPER I General English 10 10 150 Minutes
General Hindi 10 10
PAPER-II General Knowledge & Current Affairs 40 40
Reasoning Ability 40 40
Teaching Methodology 40 40
Computer 10 10
Total 150 150

Syllabus for KVS Recruitment

As the competition for teaching jobs in KVS rises, the candidates must waste no time preparing for the examination. Knowing the complete syllabus will give them a clear vision of what to expect and how to approach the questions.

KVS Syllabus 2022 for PRT
TEST SUBJECTS KVS Detailed Syllabus
PAPER I General English Articles, Narrations, Prepositions, Punctuations, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks. Adverb, Error Correction, Sentence Rearrangement, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Antonyms, Synonyms, Idioms, Verb, Tenses, adjective, modal, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement
General Hindi भाषा, संज्ञा, सर्वनामएवंसर्वनाम, विशेषण, क्रिया, अव्यय, वचन, लिंग, उपसर्गएवंप्रत्यय, वाक्यनिर्माण, पर्यायवाची, विपरीपार्थक, अनेकार्थक, समानार्थीशब्द, विरामचिन्होंकीपहचानएवंउपयोग,  मुहावरेएवंलोकोक्तियाँ, अलंकार, सन्धि, तत्सम, तद्भव, देशजएवंविदेशीशब्द,  समास,
PAPER-II General Knowledge & Current Affairs Awards, Books & their authors, Sports, History- Ancient, Medieval & Modern, Geography, Current Affairs, Polity, Population Census, Indian Art & Culture, Misc.
Reasoning  Ability Mirror Image, Directions, Puzzles, and Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Data Sufficiency, Coding-decoding, Blood Relation, Order and Ranking, Alpha Numeric Symbol Series,  Logical Reasoning
Computer Literacy Abbreviations, Basic Computer Terminology & Shortcuts, Web Technology, Database Management Systems, Browsers, and Search Engines, Internet, General Concept of Social Networking, Computer Memory or Storage Devices, Computer Software & Hardware, History and Evaluation of Computers, Generations, and Types of Computers, Operating Systems
Pedagogy (i) Childhood and development of children: Growth &  development, Physical, Motor, Social and Emotional development, Principles(ii) Education and Curriculum: Learning, Learner and Teaching, Knowledge and curriculum, Facilitating personal growth, application In teaching, Knowledge, and Methods of inquiry, Learners and their context, Pedagogic practice and the process of Learning ICT in education, Curriculum types, Curriculum perspective in the classroom

iii) Methodology: Understanding Language and its skills i.e. Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing and early Literacy, Language and Communication, Planning for Teaching, Classroom Management, Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching

iv) Diversity, Gender and Inclusive Education: Inclusive Education, Children with Special Needs, diverse backgrounds, Gender, School and Society, Learning disabilities

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KVS Recruitment Selection Process:

The recruitment process is two-fold:

  1. i) Written exam
  2. ii) Interview

After clearing these stages, candidates need to give medical fitness tests before joining their respective posts.

In a written test, there are mainly 3 stages in which the KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan exam is conducted. The stages are Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Interview.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Exam Centres

Kendriya Vidyalaya recruitment is conducted in the examination centers spread all over India, and Kendriya Vidyalaya can set up additional examination centers wherever required. The guidelines on Recruitment provide that Kendriya Vidyalaya has to follow the following principles while selecting an examination center.

  1. Only such schools where necessary Infrastructure, teaching staff, and other facilities are available will be considered as the exam center.
  2. The recruitment exam can be conducted where necessary Infrastructure and facilities (like a blackboard, clean drinking water, safe drinking water, etc.) are available.
  3. The Nodal office for the examination will fix the schedule of the KVS Mains Examination, keeping in view the convenience of candidates and Kendriya Vidyalaya-exam centers.
  4. The date sheet for KVS Mains Exam is released at least 2 months before the commencement of the examination so that candidates can get KVS Admit Card.
  5. The organizing committee conducts these recruitment exams twice a year at various examination centers located across India.

Teacher posts in Kendriya Vidyalaya are of two types:-

  1. Permanent employees
  2. Contractual Employees

How to Apply For KVS Teaching Recruitment?

  • The application process begins with the publication of notification by KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan on their official website –
  • If you want to be a part of Kendriya Vidyalaya, then keep checking this page or the official website.
  • Find the Latest Publication of Advertisement on the main page and read it for further information.
  • Choose the teaching post applicable and fill out the application form.
  • Enter your personal, academic, and professional details to complete the registration form.
  • Upload the images of Passport-sized photos and signatures and pay the fee amount as per your category.
  • Complete the registration and submit your application form.
  • Take a printout of your application form for future references.
Osheen Jain
Osheen Jain

Osheen is an avid reader and an experienced content writer from Bhopal. She has completed her B.E. in Electronics from RGPV University and her M.A. in Philosophy from University of Delhi.

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