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Best Books for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Exam Preparation

Nov 6, 2018 11:57 IST
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Best Books for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Exam Preparation
Best Books for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Exam Preparation

very year Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) conducts written exam for various teaching posts. This year KVS has announced  8339 vacancies for the posts of Principal, Vice Principle, Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs), Librarian, Primary Teacher (PRT) and Primary Teacher (Music). KVS Teaching Posts can be a good opportunity for those candidates who aspire to become a Government School Teacher. A KVS Teacher profile can offer you a government teaching job with a good salary package.

KVS has recently announced the exam dates for PGT, TGT, PRT, Librarian, Principal and Vice Principal Recruitment. Below table will give the details of the important KVS PGT/TGT/PRT Exam Dates:

Details of Exam

Exam Date

KVS Vice Principal Exam Date

November 03, 2018 (1st Morning Session - 10:00AM-12:30PM)

KVS Principal Exam Date

November 03, 2018 (2nd Morning Session - 2:00PM-4:30PM)

KVS Primary Teacher (PRT) Exam Date

December 22, 2018 (1st Morning Session - 09:00AM-11:30AM)

KVS TGT (P&HE, AE, WE) Exam Date

December 22, 2018 (2nd Afternoon Session- 12:30PM - 3:00PM)

KVA PRT Music Exam Date

December 22, 2018 (3rd Evening Session- 4:00PM - 6:30PM)

KVS PGT Exam Date

December 23, 2018 (1st Morning Session - 09:00AM-11:30AM)

KVS TGT Exam Date

December 23, 2018 (2nd Afternoon Session- 12:30PM - 3:00PM)

KVS Librarian Exam Date

December 23, 2018 (3rd Evening Session- 4:00PM - 6:30PM)

In this article, we have listed down the Best Books for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Exam Preparation. Let’s first look at the exam pattern of different teaching posts:

KVS PGT Teacher Exam Pattern 2018

Test

Subjects

Number of Question

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English

10

10

3 Hours

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

20

20

Subject concerned

80

80

Total

150

150

Click here to know the latest Exam Pattern and Syllabus of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KVS) PGT/ TGT/ PRT/ Librarian 2018 Exam

KVS TGT Teacher Exam Pattern 2018

Test

Subjects

Number of Question

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English

10

10

2 Hours 30 minutes

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

40

40

Reasoning Ability

40

40

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

40

40

Total

150

150

KVS TGT (P & HE, WE, AE) Teacher Exam Pattern 2018

Test

Subjects

Number of Question

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English

10

10

2 Hours 30 minutes

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Concerned Subject (P & HE, WE, AE)

100

100

Total

150

150

KVS PRT Teacher Exam Pattern 2018

Test

Subjects

Number of Question

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English

10

10

2 Hours 30 minutes

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General knowledge & Current Affairs

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Pedagogy

20

20

Subject concerned

80

80

Total

150

150

KVS PRT Music Teacher Exam Pattern 2018

Test

Subjects

Number of Question

Total Marks

Time

Part - I

General English

10

10

2 Hours 30 minutes

General Hindi

10

10

Part - II

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

10

10

Reasoning Ability

10

10

Computer Literacy

10

10

Concerned Subject (Music)

100

100

Total

150

150

Click here to Download the Previous Year Question Papers for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Exam

 

Best Books for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Exam Preparation

From the above exam pattern, we can identify some common subjects that will be part of all the five separate exams for the posts - Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs), Librarian, Primary Teacher (PRT) and Primary Teacher (Music). So the subjects which common for all the five posts are:

  • General English
  • General Hindi
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Computer Literacy
  • Pedagogy

So, let’s have a look at the list of the best books for each Subject separately:

 

Best Books for General English

In this section, the candidates' ability to understand basic English language and Grammar would be tested. So let’s have a look at the books that are best for the preparation of General English Section of the Exam:

BEST BOOKS FOR GENERAL ENGLISH

Book Name

Author Name

Publisher Name

English Grammar Book

Wren and Martin

S. Chand 2017

Competitive General English—Hindi

Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan

Kiran Prakashan (2015)

Popular English Grammar (with Hindi Explanations)

H S Bhatia

Ramesh Publishing House (2017)

 

Best Books for General Hindi

In this section, the candidates' ability to understand basic Hindi language and Grammar would be tested. So let’s have a look at the books that are best for the preparation of General Hindi Section of the Exam:

BEST BOOKS FOR GENERAL HINDI

Book Name

Author Name

Publisher Name

Idioms, Phrases & Proverbs with Hindi Meanings

H S Bhatia

Ramesh Publishing House (2016)

General Hindi and Concise Grammar – An Indispensable Guide for all Competitive Exams

Dr. Brij Kishore Prasad Singh

Unicorn Books (2009)

Adhunik Hindi Vyakaran aur Rachna (Hindi)

Dr. Vashudevnandan Prasad

Bharti Bhawan Publisher & Distributors (2017)

CTET & TETs Bhasha Hindi Paper I & II

Arihant Experts

Arihant Publications (2017)

Wiley's Hindi Exam Goalpost for CTET and TETs, Paper I-II, Class I-VIII (Hindi)

DT Editorial Services

Wiley (2016)

(CTET/TET) Hindi Bhasha Aur Shikshan Shastra

Kamal Deo Verma

McGraw Hill Education (2016)

 

Best Books for General Knowledge and Current Affairs

In this section, questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. So let’s have a look at the books that are best for the preparation of General Awareness and Current Affairs Section of the Exam:

BEST BOOKS FOR GENERAL AWARENESS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS

Book Name

Author Name

Publisher Name

Monthly magazines

Pratiyogita Darpan

-

General Knowledge

Binay Karna

Lucent 2018

General Knowledge

Manohar Pandey

Arihant 2017

Manorama Yearbook 2018

Manorama

Malayala Manorama 2018

Daily Newspaper

Hindu, Indian Express, etc.

-

General Knowledge 2018: Latest Current Affairs & Who’s Who

RPH Editorial Board

Ramesh Publishing House (2016)

Concise General Knowledge 2018

Purushottam Kumar

G.K. Pub; Fifth edition (2017)

General Knowledge and Science Book for DSSSB/KVS-English

IBS Institute Rohini

IBS Institute Rohini (2017)

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Recruitment 2018

Best Books for Reasoning Ability

Candidates are tested for their reasoning ability and decision making power under this section. Questions from both verbal and non-verbal reasoning section will be part of the exam. So let’s have a look at the books that are best for the preparation of Reasoning Ability Section of the Exam:

BEST BOOKS FOR REASONING ABILITY

Book Name

Author Name

Publisher Name

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

RS Agarwal

S. Chand (Revised Edition 2012)

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

Kiran Publication

(Kiran Prakashan 2015)

Analytical Reasoning

MK Pandey

BSC Publishing 2018 Edition

Non-Verbal Reasoning

BS Sijwali & Indu Sijwali

Arihant 2014

General Intelligence and Test of Reasoning

Vikas Experts

Vikas Publishing House (2016)

Shortcuts in reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical) for competitive exams

Disha Experts

Disha Publication (2016)

Reasoning book for DSSSB/KVS

IBS Institute Rohini

IBS Institute Rohini (2017)

 

Best Books for Computer Literacy

Under the Computer Literacy Section, questions are mainly asked from the topics like 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. So let’s have a look at the books that are best for the preparation of Computer Literacy Section of the Exam:

BEST BOOKS FOR COMPUTER LITERACY

Book Name

Author Name

Publisher Name

TGT/PGT Computer Science

Virendra Kumar

Upkar Prakashan (2014)

PGT Guide Computer Science Recruitment Examination

Arihant Experts

Arihant Publications (2018)

DSSSB - TGT Computer Science Exam Guide (Latest Edition)

RPH Editorial Board

RPH (2017)

Click here to know the Eligibility Criteria for KVS 2018 PGT/ TGT/ PRT/ Librarian Recruitment

Best Books for Pedagogy

Under the Pedagogy Section, questions are mainly asked from the topics like Pedagogical Concerns, Inclusive Education, Communication & interaction and Understanding Learning. So let’s have a look at the books that are best for the preparation of Pedagogy Section of the Exam:

BEST BOOKS FOR PEDAGOGY

Book Name

Author Name

Publisher Name

A complete Resources for CTET: Child Development and Pedagogy

Sandeep Kumar

Pearson Education (2016)

CTET & TETs Child Development & Pedagogy (Paper I & II)

Arihant Experts

Arihant Publications (2016)

Child Development & Pedagogy for CTET & STET (Paper 1 & 2) with Past Questions

Shalini Punjabi

Disha Publication (2018)

For good preparation, the candidates need to take support of the best books for each section. There are many books available in the market claiming to be the best, but it is advisable not to fall prey to the claims and decide to buy a book on the basis of its merits. It is important to keep a check on the contents of the books before buying and tally it with the relevant syllabus of the competitive exam. The candidates should also analyze the originality of the books while buying as well, by double checking the holograms and publishing agencies well. There are books which are made to make life easier for the candidates and these books contain Mock Tests, Previous Year Questions and many more to help candidates prepare a blueprint of their examination preparation strategy.

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