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NVS PGT/TGT/ Miscellaneous Teacher 2019 Exam: Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit & Qualifications

NVS has invited online applications for recruitment to the posts of PGTs (430 Vacancies), TGTs (1154 Vacancies), Miscellaneous Category of Teachers (Librarian, Art, Music, PET-Male, PET-Female (564 Vacancies)) in Jawahar Navodaya Vidylayas/ HQ/ Regional Offices of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.. In this article, we are going to share all the eligibility criteria including the age limit, relaxation in the upper age limit, educational qualification and work experience required to be fulfilled before applying for the NVS PGT/TGT/Miscellaneous Teacher 2019 Exam.

Jul 12, 2019 18:30 IST
NVS PGT/TGT/Miscellaneous Teacher 2019 Eligibility Criteria

This year Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has invited application for the posts of PGTs (430 Vacancies), TGTs (1154 Vacancies), Miscellaneous Category of Teachers (Librarian, Art, Music, PET-Male, PET-Female (564 Vacancies)) in Jawahar Navodaya Vidylayas/ HQ/ Regional Offices of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. Candidates should start applying for these posts from 10th July 2019 till 9th August 2019 ensuring that they possess/fulfill all eligibility conditions prescribed in the official notification released by NVS. NVS PGT 2019 Written Exam will be held from 5th till 10th September 2019. Before applying for the NVS PGT, TGT and other teaching posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit and educational qualification(s). So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs) and Miscellaneous Category of Teachers under the NVS 2019 Recruitment drive:

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AGE LIMIT

The upper age limit to apply for the NVS Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs) Posts:

Age Limit for PGTs, TGTs, Miscellaneous Category Teachers 2019 Recruitment

Category

Upper Age Limit

Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs)

Not exceeding 40 years

Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs)

Not exceeding 35 years

Miscellaneous Category of Teachers

Not exceeding 35 years

AGE LIMIT RELAXATION

The relaxation in upper age limit/maximum upper age for the following categories/ communities is given in the table below subject to submission of requisite certificates:

S. No.

Category

Age Limit Relaxation

1

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 years

2

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years

3

Women (All Category) except for the post of Assistant Commissioner, Legal Assistant, Female Staff Nurse, Catering Assistant & Lower Division Clerk

10 years

4

NVS Employees if applying for the post of PGTs, TGTs & Miscellaneous Category of Teachers

No age bar

5

NVS Employees if applying for the post of Assistant Commissioner, Legal Assistant, Female Staff Nurse, Catering Assistant, Lower Division Clerk

5 years

6

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

5 years

7

Persons ordinarily domiciled in State of Jammu & Kashmir during 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

8

Persons with disabilities (including women)

SC/ST

15 years

OBC

13 years

General

10 years

Note:

  • All the concessions mentioned above will be concurrent, i.e., if a person is eligible for more than one concession, only one of the concessions of the highest permissible limit, will be granted subject to maximum of age prescribed to enter in Government service i.e. 55 years of age.
  • The Cut-Off date for determining various eligibility criteria (Educational Qualifications, age limit etc.) will be the closing date for receipt of applications from candidates in India. Before applying, applicants must satisfy about their eligibility as on closing date of receipt of application.
  • Only those OBC categories which are applicable for appointment under Central Government will be considered.

ESSENTIAL EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION – PGT Biology/ Chemistry/ Commerce/ Economics/ English/ Hindi/ Geography/ History/ Maths/ Physics

a) Two Year Integrated Post Graduate Course from Regional College of Education of NCERT in the concerned subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

OR

Master's Degree from a recognized University with at least 50% marks in aggregate in the following subjects.

Post Code

Post Name

Master’s Degree in the Subject

06

PGT (English)

English

07

PGT (Hindi)

Hindi

12

PGT (Physics)

Physics/ Applied Physics/ Electronics Physics/ Nuclear Physics

03

PGT(Chemistry)

Chemistry/Bio Chemistry

11

PGT (Mathematics)

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

05

PGT (Economics)

Economics/Applied Economics/Business Economics

09

PGT (History)

History

08

PGT (Geography)

Geography

04

PGT (Commerce)

Commerce with Accounting/ Cost Accounting/ Financial Accounting as a major subject of study. Holders of Degree of M.Com. in Applied/ Business Economics shall not be eligible.

02

PGT (Biology)

Botany/ Zoology/ Life Sciences/ Bio Sciences/ Genetics/ Micro Biology/ Bio Technology/ Molecular Bio/ Plant Physiology provided that applicant had studied Botany and Zoology at Graduation level

b) B.Ed Degree

c) Proficiency in Teaching in Hindi and English Medium

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION - PGT Biology/ Chemistry/ Commerce/ Economics/ English/ Hindi/ Geography/ History/ Maths/ Physics

(a) Experience as TGT in the recognized institution in concerned subject.

(b) Experience of working in a residential school.

(c) Knowledge of Computer application.

ESSENTIAL & DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION – PGT Computer Science

Post Code

Post Name

Essential & Desirable Qualifications

10

PGT (Computer Science)

Essential:

1.At least 50% marks in aggregate in any of the following:

BE or B.Tech (Computer Science/IT) from a recognized University/ Institute.

OR

BE or B.Tech (any stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized University/Institute.

OR

M.Sc (Computer Science/IT)/MCA from a recognized University.

OR

B.Sc (Computer Science)/BCA and Post Graduate Degree in any subject from a recognized University.

OR

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science/ IT and Post Graduate Degree in any subject from a recognized University / Institute.

OR

‘B’ level from DOEACC/NIELT and Post Graduate Degree in any subject.

OR

‘C’ level from DOEACC/NIELT Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Graduation.

2. Proficiency in teaching in Hindi/English.

Desirable:

B.Ed Degree

Note: For subsequent promotion the incumbent will have to acquire B.Ed. degree.

ESSENTIAL EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION – TGT English/ Hindi/ Maths/ Science/ Social Studies

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

Or

Bachelors Honours Degree with at least 50% marks in concerned subject/combination of subjects and also in aggregate. Candidate should have studied requisite subject(s) for at least 2 years in the 03 years degree course

Or

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in the concerned subject/ combination of subjects and also in aggregate. The candidate should have studied the requisite subjects in all three years of degree course.

Post wise elective subjects and Languages in the combination of subjects are as under:

Post Code

Post Name

Elective subjects and Languages

14

TGT Hindi

Hindi as a subject in all the three years of Degree course.

13

TGT English

English as a subject in all the three years of Degree course.

15

TGT Maths

(i) Bachelor Degree in Maths along with Physics and any one of the following subjects:

Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science, Statistics.

(ii) In case of such Universities which provide for only two subjects out of the six as mentioned above in the final year of graduation, the candidate should have studied Maths

and Physics in the final year of examination and three subjects, viz, Maths, Physics and Chemistry/ Electronics/ Computer Science/ Statistics in the first and second years of graduation.

(iii) Candidates who have passed B.Sc. degree with Honours in Maths subject would be considered eligible only if they have studied Physics and Chemistry/ Electronics/

Computer Science/ Statistics in first and second year of the course. Candidates with B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics or Chemistry are not eligible for the post of TGT (Maths).

16

TGT Science

Botany, Zoology and Chemistry:

(i) The candidate should have studied Botany, Zoology and Chemistry during all the three years of study in graduation.

(ii) In case of such Universities which provide for only two subjects in the final year of graduation, the candidates should have studied any of the two subjects out of Botany,

Zoology and Chemistry in the final year of examination and all the three subjects, viz. Botany, Zoology and Chemistry in the first and second years of graduation.

(iii) In case of Honours Degree in any of the above mentioned three subjects, the candidate must have studied other two subjects in the first and second year of the course.

17

TGT Social Studies

(i) The candidate should have studied any of the two subjects out of the following subject combination at graduation level:

(a) History with Geography/ Economics/ Political Science OR

(b) Geography with History/ Economics/ Political Science (in other words candidates should have studied any two subjects out of History, Geography, Economics and Political Science, in which one must be either History or Geography)

(ii) History/Geography as above should have been studied for all three years in the Graduation.

(iii) In case of Honours Degree in History the candidate should have studied Geography/ Economics/ Political Science in 1st and 2nd years. Similarly in case of Honours degree in Geography, the candidate should have studied History/ Economics/ Political Science in 1st and 2nd year. Candidates with B.A.(Honours) in Economics or Political

Science are not eligible for the post of TGT (S.St.)

(B) Passed the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) conducted by CBSE in accordance with the guidelines framed by the NCTE, for the purpose.

(C) B.Ed. Degree

(D) Competence to teach through English and Hindi / concerned Regional Language as the case may be.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS – TGT English/ Hindi/ Maths/ Science/ Social Studies

(a) Experience of working in a residential school.

(b) Knowledge of Computer application.

ESSENTIAL & DESIRABLE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION – Miscellaneous Teacher

Post Code

Post Name

Essential Qualification

Desirable Qualification

18

Music

Five years study in Music institution recognized by the concerned State Govt. as equivalent to Graduate/ Post Graduate Degree. OR

A Bachelors Degree with Music from a recognized university and B.Ed. OR

Higher Secondary/ Sr.Secondary with any one of the following:

Sangeet-Visharad examination of

Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal,

Bombay or Bhatkhande Sangeet

Vidyalaypeeth, Lucknow or Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwa Vidyalaya, Khairagarh

(MP) or Sangeet Prabhakar examination of the Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad.

OR

Following Degree/Diploma awarded by Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh :

(a) Sangeet Bhaskar with Graduation in any discipline.

(b) Sangeet Nritya Bhushan with graduation in any discipline.

(c) Sangeet Bhushan or Sangeet Nritya Visharad with Sr.Secondary/ Intermediate/ Part I examination of 3 years Degree Course.

(i) Working knowledge of English and Hindi or other Regional Language.

(ii) Experience of working in a residential school.

19

Art

Five years Recognized Diploma in any

discipline of Fine Arts as Drawing/ Painting/ Sculpture/ Graphic

Arts/ Crafts after passing Secondary

Examination (Class X or equivalent)

OR

Post Graduate Degree in Drawing and

Painting, Fine Arts from a recognized University/ Institution.

OR

Four Years Diploma in Fine Arts/Crafts

from Vishwa Bharti Shanti Niketan

OR

B.Ed. Degree/Diploma in Fine Arts from

Regional College of Education.

(Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

after class XII will be considered as

equivalent to Five Years Diploma in Fine

Arts after Class X).

(I) B.Ed. or equivalent teaching degree from recognized University.

(II) Working knowledge of

English and Hindi or other

Regional Language.

(III) Experience of Working in a residential School.

20

PET (Male)

Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from a recognised institution.

OR

D.P.Ed. from a recognized University/ Institution provided that the admission qualification for the diploma is atleast a University's Degree.

i) Working knowledge of

English and Hindi or other Regional Language.

ii) Experience of working in a residential school.

21

PET (FeMale)

22

Librarian

1. University’s degree in Library Science from a recognised institution OR

Graduation with One-year Diploma in

Library Science from a recognized Institution

2. Working knowledge of English and Hindi or other Regional Language

(i) Experience of Working in a residential school.

ii) Knowledge of Computer Operations.

NATIONALITY/CITIZENSHIP

- Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

NVS will take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidates have qualified for interview. However, NVS may take up the verification of eligibility of the candidate at any point of time prior to or after the completion of the selection process. Even if Admit Card is issued to a candidate due to lack of information in the application form or otherwise and if it is found at any stage (including the date of joining & thereafter) that the candidate is not eligible, then his / her candidature shall be summarily rejected. So, the candidates are advised to look thoroughly at the above mentioned eligibility criteria, before applying for NVS PGT/TGT/ Miscellaneous Teacher 2019 Exam.