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KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Recruitment 2018: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Nov 26, 2018 19:14 IST
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KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This year Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has announced numerous vacancies under its 2018 Recruitment drive.  Candidates who aspire to become a Government School Teacher can apply for these teaching posts. In this article, we have compiled and answered all the questions which are frequently asked by the students before and after applying to the KVS Teaching Posts.  So, let us look at those Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and their answers in detail:

 

1. In 2018, how many VACANCIES have been announced by KVS for different teaching posts?

Answer: This year Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has come up with total 8339 vacancies for the recruitment of the teaching posts - Principals, Vice-Principals, Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs), Librarian, Primary Teacher (PRT) and Primary Teacher (Music). Below is the table showing Post-Wise Number of Vacancies for different KVS Teaching Posts:

Post Group

Name of the Post

Expected Number of Vacancies

Group A

Principal

76

Group A

Vice Principal

220

Group B

Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs)

592

Group B

Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs)

1900

Group B

Librarian

50

Group B

Primary Teachers (PRTs)

5300

Group B

Primary Teachers (PRTs - Music)

201

Total

8339

 

2. What is the AGE LIMIT of the different teaching posts as per KVS 2018 Official Notification?

Answer: The below table will give brief detail of the Age Limit of KVS Posts as per the latest official Notification:

Name of the Post

Age Limit

Principal

35 to 50 years

Vice Principal

35 to 45

Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs)

40 years

Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs)

35 years

Librarian

35 years

Primary Teacher

30 years

Primary Teacher (Music)

30 years

 

3. Is there any Upper AGE LIMIT RELAXATION for SC, ST and OBC Categories?

Answer: Yes, there is relaxation on Upper Age Limit for the below categories of the candidates:

S. No.

Category

Age Relaxation

1

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 years

2

Other Backward Classes

3 years

3

Women (All Category) for teaching posts only except for the post of Principal & Vice Principal

10 years

4

KVS Employees

No age bar

5

Candidates with 3 years continuous service in Central Govt. provided the posts are in same or allied cadres

5 years for General

10 years for SC

8 years for years for OBC

6

Persons ordinarily domiciled

in State of Jammu & Kashmir

during 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989

5 years

7

Persons with disabilities (including women)

(i) SC/ST - 15 years

(ii) OBC - 13 years

(iii) General - 10 years

8

Ex-Servicemen (Un-reserved/ General)(For Group-B posts only)

03-years Service after-deduction-

of the Military rendered from

the actual age as on the closing

date for receipt of applications

9

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

10

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

 

4. What are the Essential and Desired EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS required for PGT, TGT and PRT Teaching Posts?

Answer:

  • Essential Qualification for Post Graduate Teacher (PGTs) Posts:

(a) Two Years’ Integrated Post Graduate M.Sc. Course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject.

OR
Master’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate in Hindi, English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology, History, Geography, Economics and Commerce.

(b) B.Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized University.

(c) Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English Media.

Note: Candidates having only Special B.Ed are not eligible for the post of PGT.

Desirable Qualifications: Knowledge of Computer Applications.

  • Essential Qualification for Trained Graduate Teacher (TGTs) Posts:

(a) Four years integrated degree course of Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

OR

Bachelor’s Degree with atleast 50% marks in the concerned subject/combination of subject and in aggregate. The elective subjects and languages in the combination of subjects are English, Hindi, Social Studies, Science, Sanskrit and Maths.

(b) B.Ed or equivalent degree from a recognized University

(c) Pass in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) Paper-II, conducted by CBSE in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE for the purpose.

(d) Proficiency in teaching in Hindi and English medium.

Desirable Qualification: Knowledge of Computer Applications

  • Essential for Primary Teachers (PRTs) Posts:

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

OR

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

OR

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

OR

Graduation with atleast 50% marks and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

2. Qualified in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test

3. Proficiency to teach through Hindi and English Media.

Desirable: Knowledge of Computer Applications.

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

 

5. Is it mandatory to have CTET Certificate for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT 2018?

Answer: Below table answers the above question:

Post Name

CTET Requirement

Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs)

CTET is not mandatory

Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs)

CTET Paper-2 is required

Primary Teachers (PRTs)

CTET Paper-1 is required

 

6. Can the candidates who have done B.ED apply for the Primary Teacher (PRT) posts?

Answer: B. Ed students can apply for the PRT posts only if he/she has scored atleast 50% marks in Graduation and has also qualified the CTET Paper-1.

 

7. What are the Important DATES for KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT 2018 Recruitment Process?

Answer:

Details of Exam

Exam Date

Official Notification Release Date

August 14, 2018

Online Application Starting Date

August 24, 2018

Online Application Closing Date

September 23, 2018

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)

 

8. What is the process of filling the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM for KVS PRT/PGT/TGT 2018 Recruitment?

Answer: Candidates can apply to the official website of KVS and fill the online application form there only. The candidates have to pay examination fee online through the prescribed link at online application, the post wise examination fee payable is as under:

Post Name

Applicable Fee

Principal

Rs. 1500

Vice Principal

Rs. 1500

Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs)

Rs. 1000

Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs)

Rs. 1000

Librarian

Rs. 1000

Primary Teacher/ Primary Teacher (Music)

Rs. 1000

Note: Fee exemption will be provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH and Ex-Servicemen categories as per Govt. of India Rules)

For your ease we have listed down step by step process and some relevant information needed while filling the application form. Please refer the below link for details:

Click here to know the Application Process for Kendriya Vidyalaya (KVS) PGT/ TGT/ PRT/ Librarian 2018 Recruitment

 

9. Can the candidates apply for different teaching posts?

Answer: A candidate may apply for more than one post if he/ she is eligible and desires to do so. In such cases, the candidate will have to pay the requisite fee for all the posts applied for. However, within PGTs/ TGTs, a candidate shall apply only in one subject as the written test for all subjects of PGTs/ TGTs will be conducted in a single shift.

 

10. Can the students who are still appearing for their exams and not finished the essential education qualification fill the application form?

Answer: No, students who are still appearing for their exams cannot fill the application form. Only students who have passed their Exams can apply for the KVS 2018 Exam.

 

11. What is the EXAM PATTERN for KVS PRT/ PGT/ TGT KVS 2018 Exam?

Answer: We have listed down the Exam Pattern for the three teaching posts below:

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

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 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

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

 

12. Will there be any NEGATIVE MARKING in KVS PGT/TGT/ PRT 2018 Exam?

Answer: As per the official notification released by the KVS, there will be no negative marking in the exam for wrong answers.

 

13. Will the KVS PGT/TGT/ PRT 2018 Exam be conducted in ONLINE OR OFFLINE mode?

Answer: KVS PGT/TGT/ PRT 2018 Exams will be conducted in offline mode, i.e., written exam will be conducted for all the teaching posts.

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

14. Will there be a SECTIONAL CUT-OFF in the KVS PGT/TGT/ PRT 2018 Exam?

Answer: No, there will be no sectional cut-off in the exam.

 

15. What will be the SELECTION PROCESS for KVS PGT/TGT/PRT 2018 Requirement?

Answer: The selection process for KVS 2018 Recruitment will mainly consist of two phases for all posts except Primary Teacher (Music):

1. Written examination

2. Interview

 

16. What will be the weightage of Written Examination and Interview in KVS 2018 Final Selection Process?

Answer: For all the teaching post, the Written Examination and Interview will have the weightage of 85:15. However, for Primary Teacher (Music) Posts the selection process will consist of: Written examination, Performance Test and Interview. All three phases will have the weightage of 60:25:15.

 

17. Are there any specific POSTING ZONES for KVS 2018 Recruitment?

Answer: Below is the 2018 Zone List for Kendriya Vidyalaya (KVS) PGT/ TGT/ PRT/ Librarian 2018 Recruitment Process:

S. No.

Zone Name

States Name under the Specific Zone

1

Central Zone

1. Uttar Pradesh

2. Madhya Pradesh

3. Chhattisgarh

2

North Zone

1. Chandigarh

2. Delhi

3. Haryana

4. Himachal Pradesh

5. Jammu and Kashmir

6. Punjab

7. Uttarakhand

3

East Zone

1. West Bengal

2. Bihar

3. Jharkhand

4. Odisha

5. Sikkim

4

West Zone

1. Rajasthan

2. Maharashtra

3. Goa

4. Gujarat

5. Daman and Diu

6. Dadra Nagar and Haveli

5

South Zone

1. Karnataka

2. Tamil Nadu

3. Andhra Pradesh

4. Kerala

5. Telangana

6. Lakshadweep

7. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

6

North -Eastern Zone

1. Assam

2. Meghalaya

3. Manipur

4. Mizoram

5. Arunachal Pradesh

6. Tripura

7. Nagaland

Click here to know the KVS 2018 Zone Preference List for PGT/TGT/PRT Postings

 

18. What is the current PAY SCALE and SALARY Structure of KVS PGT, TGT and PRT Teachers after 7th Pay Commission?

Answer: Below is the Current Pay Scale and Salary Structure of KVS Teaching Staff after 7th Pay Commission:

KVS Staff Current Salary Structure

DESIGNATION

PAY SCALE

(in Rs.)

LEVEL

% OF DA

% OF HRA

EPF Contribution

Principal (Group A)

78800 - 209200

12

7

24

As Per KVS Rules

Vice-Principal (Group A)

56100 - 177500

10

7

24

PGT's (Group B)

Post Graduate Teachers

47600 - 151100

8

7

24

TGT's (Group B)

Trained Graduate Teachers

44900 - 142400

7

7

24

Librarian (Group B)

44900 - 142400

7

7

24

PRT's (Group B)

Primary Teachers

35400 - 112400

6

7

24

Click here to know the Pay Scale and Salary Details of KVS PGT/ TGT/ PRT Teachers after 7th Pay Commission

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