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Best Books for NVS PGT 2019 Exam Preparation

Feb 25, 2019 18:32 IST
    Best Books for NVS PGT 2019 Exam Preparation
    Best Books for NVS PGT 2019 Exam Preparation

    Every year Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) conducts written exam for various teaching posts. This year NVS has announced total 218 vacancies for Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs). NVS Teaching Posts can be a good opportunity for those candidates who aspire to become a Government School Teacher. A NVS Teacher profile can offer you a government teaching job with a good salary package.

    Below are the Important Dates of NVS PGT 2019 Exam:

    NVS 2019 Exam

    Important Dates

    Online Registration Date

    15th January to 14th February 2019

    Fee Deposit Opening and Closing Date

    15th January to 15th February 2019

    Admit Card Download Starts (Tentative)

    From 10th March, 2019

    Date of Written Test (Tentative)

    In last week of March, 2019

    In this article, we have listed down the Best Books for NVS PGT 2019 Exam Preparation. Let’s first look at the exam pattern of NVS PGT 2019 Exam:

    NVS Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs) 2019 Exam Pattern

    NVS PGT Exam Pattern

    The written test will consist of one paper for PGTs separately including Objective type multiple choice questions as under:

    COMMON PAPER FOR ALL POSTS OF PGTs: NVS 2019 Exam

    Subjects

    Marks

    Time Duration

    General English

    20

    3 Hours

    General Hindi

    20

    General Awareness

    30

    General Intelligence, Numerical Ability & Reasoning

    30

    Teaching Aptitude

    20

    Concerned Subject Knowledge

    (Hindi, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, History, Geography, Commerce, Biology, IT)

    60

    Total Marks

    180

    Note:

    • The difficulty level of the question papers for PGTs will be of Post Graduation standard.
    • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in written examination and interview put together.
    • The Written Examination for the recruitment to the above mentioned posts is likely to be held at following 42 cities.

    Click here to know the latest Exam Pattern and Syllabus of NVS PGT 2019 Exam

    Best Books for NVS PGT 2019 Exam Preparation

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

    Click here to know the Eligibility Criteria for NVS PGT 2019 Exam

    Best Books for General English (20 Marks)

    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 (20 Marks)

    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 Awareness and Current Affairs (30 Marks)

    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/NVS-English

    IBS Institute Rohini

    IBS Institute Rohini (2017)

    Best Books for General Intelligence, Numerical Ability & Reasoning (30 Marks)

    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/NVS

    IBS Institute Rohini

    IBS Institute Rohini (2017)

    Practice Book on Quicker Maths

    M.Tyra, K.Kundan

    Magical Book Series (2018-19)

    Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

    Rajesh Varma

    Arihant Publications (2018)

    Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (Fully  Solved)

    R.S Aggarwal

    S.Chand Publisher (2017)

    Best Books for Teaching Aptitude (20 Marks)

    Under the Teaching Aptitude (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 Teaching Aptitude Section of the Exam:

    BEST BOOKS FOR TEACHING APTITUDE

    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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