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KVS PRT 2018: Subjectwise Tips and Strategy with New Exam Pattern

In this article, we are going to provide you some important preparation tips and strategy that will surely help you in clearing the KVS PRT 2018 Exam.

Dec 21, 2018 12:45 IST
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KVS PRT 2018 Exam Preparation Tips and Strategy
KVS PRT 2018 Exam Preparation Tips and Strategy

This year KVS has announced total 5500 Primary Teacher (PRT) Vacancies for all the subjects including Music. The KVS Primary Teacher written exam is going to held on 22nd December 2018. 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.

Below are some important dates and shift timings for KVS PRT 2018 Exam:

Details of Exam

Exam Date

KVS Primary Teacher (PRT) Exam Date

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

KVA PRT Music Exam Date

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

In this article, we have listed down the most important tips and strategy for KVS PRT 2018 Exam Preparation. Let's first have a look at the Exam Pattern and Syllabus for KVS PRT 2018 Exam:

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

Note:

  • Interview round will be of 60 Marks.
  • The final merit list will be based on the performance of the candidates in Written Test and Interview.
  • The weightage of Written Test and Interview will be 85:15.

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

Subject-wise Preparation Strategy for KVS PRT 2018 Exam

From the above exam pattern, it can be assessed that the candidates are required to prepare themselves for 6 categories other than the specific subject chosen by them for PRT Teaching posts. So, let’s have a look at the subject-wise preparation strategy and tips for KVS PRT 2018 Exam:

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

1. General English

In this section, the candidates' ability to understand Basic English Language and Grammar would be tested. Questions would be designed to test your proficiency in below topics:

Important General English Topics for KVS PRT 2018 Exam

Category

Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Vocabulary

Idioms and Phrases

10 of 1 mark each

Fill in the Gaps in sentences

Synonyms

Antonyms

Grammar

Active/Passive Voice

Direct/Indirect Sentence

Verb, Tenses, Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement, Articles

Spotting the Errors

Sentence Rearrangement

Parajumbled Sentences

Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

So, let’s look at some ways through which you will be able to ace this section:

  • Improve your Vocabulary: Take the help of Thesaurus, Word List and Online Flashcards to improve your vocabulary. These are some easy ways to study and memorize words. Keep a pocket note book in which you can jot down a few words every day, say 10-20. The most important thing is you must go through the list frequently.
  • Improve your English Grammar: A proper understanding of Grammar Usage is required for attempting questions from the section – ‘English Language and Comprehension’.  These types of questions are quite common in all competitive exams and mostly come in the form of questions like ‘spotting the errors’. Finding an error in a sentence is a step-by-step process. Students must follow grammar rules while solving such type of questions.
  • Improve your Reading Comprehension Skills: In order to crack the reading comprehension part and to develop reading skills, it is very much required to develop the habit of reading every day. Prefer reading newspaper and feature stories, opinion pieces in editorials, business magazines, etc.

Click here to Practice Important General English Questions for KVS PGT/TGT/PRT Exam

2. General Hindi

In this section, the candidates' ability to understand basic Hindi language and Grammar would be tested. Questions would be designed to test your proficiency in below topics:

Important General Hindi Topics for KVS PRT 2018 Exam

Category

Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Vocabulary

Phrases/Muhavare

10 of 1 mark each

Fill in the Blanks

Synonyms

Antonyms

Grammar

Plural Forms

Spotting the Errors

Translation

Translation of Sentences

Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

So, let’s look at some ways through which you will be able to ace this section:

  • Improve your Vocabulary: Try to improve your Hindi vocabulary by. Keep a pocket note book in which you can jot down a few words every day, say 10-20. The most important thing is you must go through the list frequently.
  • Improve your English Grammar: A proper understanding of Hindi Grammar Usage is required to attempt questions from the topics like spotting the error, singular and plural, etc.
  • Improve your Reading Comprehension Skills: In order to crack the reading comprehension part and to develop reading skills, it is very much required to develop the habit of reading in Hindi every day.
  • Improve your translation skills: Try to translate two to three passages every day from Hindi to English and two to three passages from English to Hindi. This will help in increasing your translation speed and accuracy.

Click here to Practice Important General Knowledge Questions for KVS PGT/TGT/PRT Exam

3. General Knowledge & 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. Questions would be designed to test your proficiency in below topics:

Important General Knowledge & Current Affairs Topics for KVS PRT 2018 Exam

Category

Topic

Number of Questions Asked

General Knowledge

Indian History

10 of 1 mark each

Indian National Movement

Budget and Five Year Plans

General Polity

Indian Economy

Capitals of India

Science & Technology

Abbreviations

Capitals & Countries

Current Affairs

 

Current Affairs – International

Current Affairs – National

Sports

Awards and Honors

Science & Technology – Inventions & Discoveries

International & National Organizations

Important Days

So, let’s look at some ways through which you will be able to ace this section:

  • Read to Increase Knowledge: Read magazines, newspapers, weekly GK Blog online and watch news channels for SSC General Knowledge.
  • Create and Revise Notes: It will help you to revise all the topics which you have covered in Current Affairs. Revision plays an important role in this section. Reading once won’t give you benefit. You have to memorize these points by revising frequently.

Click here to Practice Important Current Affairs Questions for KVS PGT/TGT/PRT 2018 Exam

4. 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. Questions would be designed to test your proficiency in below topics:

Important General Intelligence and Reasoning Topics for KVS PRT 2018 Exam

Category

Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Verbal Reasoning

Analogy

10 of 1 mark each

Classification

Alphabet Test

Series Completion

Blood Relations

Arithmetical Reasoning

Coding- Decoding

Insert the missing Character/ Number

Direction test

Cause and Effect

Statement and Conclusion

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Figure Embedding

Paper Based Folding

Mirror Reflection

So, let’s look at some ways through which you will be able to ace this section:

  • Improve your logical skills: As this section test candidates’ ability to think and problem solving skills, therefore it is required by the students to sharpen their logical and analytical skills.
  • Command over concepts: Both Verbal and Non Verbal Types of Concepts should be focused by the candidates. The understanding of Directions should be accurate, i.e., identifying which direction is West, North, East or South. Series is the most important topic, but it is also very difficult to master. You should make sure you practice each and every concept thoroughly and try not to rush through the topics.
  • Don’t make unnecessary assumptions: Always remember that the given question will be solved by the data given only, don’t make unnecessary assumptions or judgment while solving the problem. Use smart and appropriate tricks and method for solving any problem.

Click here to Practice Important Reasoning Questions for KVS PGT/TGT/PRT Exam

5. Computer Literacy

Under the Computer Literacy Section, questions are mainly asked to understand the basic computer knowledge of the candidate. Questions would be designed to test your proficiency in below topics:

Important Computer Literacy Topics for KVS PRT 2018 Exam

Category

Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Computer Knowledge

Computer Basics

10 of 1 mark each

Using Paint Brush or More in paint

About Desktop and Computer Peripherals

Word Processor

Formatting Word Document

Internet

Computer History

Word Processor

Exploring Windows

Powerpoint Presentation

Click here to Practice 200 Most Important Computer Questions for KVS PGT/TGT/PRT 2018 Exam with Answers

So, let’s look at some ways through which you will be able to ace this section:

  • Gain Practical Knowledge: Studying computer from books won’t help you much in your preparation unless you have the practical knowledge of the Computer Applications. Try to learn Excel & Word and practice their shortcuts on a desktop or laptop.
  • Practice Previous Year Papers and Mock Tests: Make a habit Practicing Previous Year Paper and mock test every day to improve your speed and accuracy. Solve previous year papers as there are many questions which are repeated. Regular practice will help in achieving accuracy and high score in the exam.

6. Pedagogy

Under the Pedagogy Section, questions are mainly asked from the topics like Pedagogical Concerns, Inclusive Education, Communication & interaction and Understanding Learning. Questions would be designed to test your proficiency in below topics:

Important Pedagogy Topics for KVS PRT 2018 Exam

Category

Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Childhood and development of children

Prospective in development

20 of 1 mark each

Physical — Motor Development

Social and Emotional development

Child Development Techniques

Education and Curriculum

Learning

Learner and Teaching

Knowledge and curriculum

Facilitating personal growth

application In teaching

Knowledge and Methods of enquiry

Learners and their context

Pedagogic practice and the process of Learning ICT in education

Methodology

Understanding Language and early Literacy

Mathematics Education for primary school child

Listening and Speaking

Reading, Writing,

Language and Communication

Planning for Teaching

Classroom Management

Diversity, Gender and Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education

Children with Special Needs

Gender

School and Society

Click here to Practice Important Pedagogy Questions for KVS PGT/TGT/PRT Exam with Answers

So, let’s look at some ways through which you will be able to ace this section:

  • Clear your concepts and theories: This section can be easily cleared if you have cleared all the basic concepts and theories relating to teaching aptitude. The syllabus looks quite vast but then also candidates can clear this section with proper preparation.
  • Practice Previous Year Papers and Mock Tests: Make a habit Practicing Previous Year Paper and mock test every day to improve your speed and accuracy. Solve previous year papers as there are many questions which are repeated. Regular practice will help in achieving accuracy and high score in the exam.

The above preparation tips and strategy will definitely help you in achieving high score and cracking KVS Primary Teacher (PRT) 2018 exam. Candidates are advised to make a study plan after going through the above tips and strategy to ace this exam.

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